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Educating Nurses
A Call for Radical Transformation
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Since the last national nursing education study forty years ago, profound changes in science, technology, patient activism, the market-driven health care environment, and the nature of nursing practice have all radically transformed nursing education. Educating Nurses, part of the Preparation for the Professions series from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, explores key issues for the future of the field as well as recommendations for revolutionary changes for administrators and faculty in nursing schools and programs.


Foreword. Acknowledgments. The Authors. Introduction. PART ONE: Transformation, Crisis, and Opportunity. 1. A Profession Transformed. 2. Teaching and Learning in Clinical Situations. 3. Teaching and Learning in the Classroom and Skills Lab. 4. A New Approach to Nursing Education. PART TWO: Teaching for a Sense of Salience. 5. Paradigm Case: Diane Pestolesi, Practitioner and Teacher. 6. Strategies for Teaching for a Sense of Salience. PART THREE: Integrative Teaching for Clinical Imagination. 7. Paradigm Case: Lisa Day, Classroom and Clinical Instructor. 8. Developing a Clinical Imagination. 9. Connecting Classroom and Clinical Through Integrative Teaching and Learning. PART FOUR: Teaching for Moral Imagination. 10. Paradigm Case: Sarah Shannon, Nurse Ethicist. 11. Being a Nurse. 12. Formation from a Critical Stance. PART FIVE: A Call for Radical Transformation. 13. Improving Nursing Education at the Program Level. Appendix: Methods for the Carnegie National Nursing Education Study. References. Index.


ISBN-13: 9780470557136
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publication date: January, 2010
Pages: 288
Dimensions: 165.00 x 238.00 x 24.00

Subcategories: Nursing