Clinical Education in Prelicensure Nursing Programs
Clinical Education in Prelicensure Nursing Programs: Results from an NLN National Survey, 2009 offers the results from the NLN's survey on clinical education of 2,386 nurse educators, representing all types of RN nursing programs in all 50 United States. The results reflect the views of many leading nurse educators, who contend that advancements in clinical education are essential to easing the nationwide nursing shortage.
Despite the many barriers and obstacles in the education of nurses, the authors, Pamela Ironside, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, and Angela McNelis, PhD, RN, , offer hope and remind readers of the opportunity to create new models to serve patients, students, staff nurses and clinical teachers. They challenge readers to question many current practices to further and better education and care.
About the Authors
- Pamela Ironside PhD, RN, FAAN
- Angela McNelis PhD, RN
Tables that clearly outline key information including barriers, activities, and challenges.
Table of contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS
List of Tables
Theresa M. “Terry” Valiga, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
NLN Task Group on Clinical Education Nursing
Blue Ribbon Panel on the Future of Nursing Education Research and Think Tank on Transforming Clinical Nursing Education
Barriers to Optimizing Student’s Clinical Learning
Clinical Teaching Practice
Challenges to Optimizing Students’ Clinical Learning
Providing appropriate guidance and supervision
Teaching students to “think on their feet” and make clinical judgments
Providing meaningful feedback to each student
Managing clinical teaching responsibilities with other expectations
Supervising students’ skills performance