Clinical Education in Prelicensure Nursing Programs

Clinical Education in Prelicensure Nursing Programs

Authors:Pamela Ironside PhD, RN, FAAN, Angela McNelis PhD, RN
Publication Date:November 30, 2012
ISBN/ISSN:9781934758113
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    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
  • Features

    Tables that clearly outline key information including barriers, activities, and challenges.

     

  • Table of contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    List of Tables

    Foreword
    Theresa M. “Terry” Valiga, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN


    Acknowledgements

    Introduction

    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

    Background

    Methods

    Findings

                   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

    Discussion

    Limitations

    Recommendations

    References