Clinical Teaching Strategies in Nursing, Third Edition

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Springer Publishing Company, Mar 28, 2010 - Medical - 456 pages
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"I recommend this book as an introduction to new educators involved in clinical teaching."--Journal for Nurses in Staff Development

This textbook presents a comprehensive framework for planning, guiding, and evaluating learning activities for undergraduate and graduate nursing students in clinical settings.

The book presents clinical teaching strategies that are effective and practical in a rapidly changing health care environment. It describes a range of teaching strategies useful for courses in which the teacher is on-site with students, in courses using preceptors, in simulation laboratories, and in distance education environments.

This book represents the cutting edge of educational strategies, examining innovative uses of virtual reality, game-based learning, and nontraditional sites for clinical teaching. Also discussed are culturally inclusive strategies, methods incorporating current technologies, and strategies for teaching students with disabilities.

Key Topics:

  • Choosing clinical learning assignments
  • Self-directed learning activities
  • Case method, case study, and grand rounds
  • Clinical Nurse Educator Examination Detailed Test Blueprint core competencies
  • Evaluation strategies and grading for written assignments
  • Ethical and legal issues in clinical teaching

Recognizing that clinical settings require different approaches to teaching, the contributors present all the tools necessary to help educators meet the challenges of this complex learning environment.

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About the author (2010)

is a Nursing Education Consultant, OWK Consulting, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She has over 35 years of teaching and administrative experience in graduate and undergraduate nursing programs and has presented, written, and consulted extensively on evaluation and teaching in nursing education and writing for publication. She is Research Section Editor of the AORN Journal.

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