Annual Review of Nursing Education, Volume 5, 2007: Challenges and New Directions in Nursing Education

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Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, FAAN, Kathleen T. Heinrich, PhD, RN
Springer Publishing Company, Nov 8, 2006 - Medical - 320 pages

This timely volume in the Springer Annual Review of Nursing Education series reflects the hottest issues and trends igniting national discourse today. Written by nurse educators and focused on the practice of teaching across settings, the Annual Review provides educators in associate, baccalaureate, and graduate nursing programs, staff development, and continuing education with an array of strategies to expand their horizons and enrich their teaching.

From the lessons nurse educators and students learned in surviving the Gulf coast hurricanes to the impact of foreign nurses' immigration on American nursing education, Volume 5 presents topics in the vanguard of nursing education concerns.

    Topics included in this volume:
  • Standardized patients in nursing education
  • Strategy for teaching cultural competence
  • Managing difficult student situations
  • Challenges calling American nurses to think and act globally
  • Using benchmarking for continuous quality improvement
  • E-portfolios in nursing education

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Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, FAAN, is a Professor in the College of Nursing at Wayne State University. She is the author of seven books and many articles on clinical teaching, clinical evaluation, and teaching strategies in nursing education. She has presented workshops, conferences, and speeches on teaching and evaluation in nursing.


Kathleen T. Heinrich, PhD, RN, is the principal of KTH Consulting in Guilford, Connecticut, helping faculty groups become passionate scholars. Based on her 25 years as a university professor and 15 years of studying how nurses become scholars, Dr. Heinrich is writing a book entitled Share What You Do: An Experiential Guidebook for Nurses

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