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Adams, Tracey; Sawchuk, Peter H. – Vocations and Learning, 2021
An extensive body of workplace learning literature documents the changing nature of professional learning, knowledge and work, but the tensions between the distinctive purposes and interests of professions and organizations have not received the same level of attention. The sociology of professions literature in contrast has paid an enormous…
Descriptors: Engineering, Technical Occupations, Nurses, Workplace Learning
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McBride, Angela Barron – Nursing Outlook, 1999
Reviews changes in nursing education in the last quarter century, notes trends currently shaping health-care delivery and education, and discusses issues that are likely to grow in importance during the next 25 years. (JOW)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Trends, Higher Education, Medical Services
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Furst, Mary Anne Courtenay; Salvador-Carulla, Luis – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2019
Background: Persons with intellectual disability (ID) face significant health challenges. Nurses provide health care to this population in many settings, including general practice, community care, acute care, reproductive health, and palliative care. However, since the demise of the specialist training model in the 1990s, the extent to which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disability, Nursing Education, Professional Development
Iordan, Dubravca – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This qualitative study explored English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) Eastern European nursing graduates' socialization to the United States, their development and academic experience as nursing students, and their perspectives as practicing nurses. Through their revealing testimonials, the participants exposed their positive and negative…
Descriptors: Nursing, Nursing Education, Nursing Students, Qualitative Research
Moccia, Patricia – Nursing and Health Care, 1993
Discusses the changes in nursing education and suggests that a new education system be developed that supports loyalty to the community through alliance with those communities rather than with the current mediating systems. (JOW)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Higher Education, Hospitals, Nursing Education
McNulty, Kristen – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this non-equivalent control group design, quantitative quasi-experimental study with a qualitative component is to compare the stress levels of nursing students who have a peer mentor to stress levels of nursing students who do not have a peer mentor while taking an Introduction to Nursing Course in a Bachelor of Science in Nursing…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Nursing Education, Comparative Analysis, Peer Groups
Campbell, Edward – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Teaching leadership skills for the modern healthcare environment can be challenging. Nurse educators must plan for unforeseen changes in future healthcare environments, which are increasingly placing nurses in positions to lead interdisciplinary teams and solve complex problems related to quality and outcomes of health services. To prepare…
Descriptors: Leadership Qualities, Training, Allied Health Personnel, Nursing Education
Simmons, Precious – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The state of education in the United States faces many challenges in preparing students for the workforce and postsecondary education. These challenges are heightened at the postsecondary level for schools of nursing. The current shortage of nurses will continue to rise if recruitment and retention strategies are not employed. The purpose of this…
Descriptors: Nursing Students, Student Experience, Vocational Education, Health Sciences
Allar, Deborah T. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Areas throughout the United States lack baccalaureate-prepared registered nurses to meet the health care needs of individuals, forcing health care providers to rely on associate degree nurses (ADN). In an effort to increase the numbers of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) students, technical colleges and state and private universities have…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Associate Degrees, Bachelors Degrees, Partnerships in Education
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Mousa, Marwa Abd El-Gawad Ahmed – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
Empathy is an ability and skill that can be learned and developed through appropriate education and practice. While the importance of nurses' empathy is widely acknowledged, little is known about the impact of passing through the psychiatric nursing and mental health educational experience at the Faculty of Nursing, Alexandria University on…
Descriptors: Nursing Students, Nursing Education, Empathy, Mental Disorders
Shepard, Leslee H. – ProQuest LLC, 2009
Preceptorships are models of training in which a nurse, referred to as a preceptor, is assigned to one nursing student, for the purpose of facilitating learning in the clinical setting. There is a problem in the lack of documented evidence of the effectiveness of preceptorship programs in the education of nursing students, particularly the…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Nursing Students, Clinical Experience, Student Attitudes
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O'Shea, Eileen; Planas, Jessica; Quan, Melissa; Greiner, Lydia; Kazer, Meredith; Babington, Lynn – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2013
In response to the changing demands of the U.S. healthcare system and the needs of the nursing profession, the Institute of Medicine, in collaboration with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, spearheaded a two-year initiative to develop recommendations for the future of nursing. Discussions of these recommendations within nursing education led to…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Service Learning, Experiential Learning, Partnerships in Education
King, Jim – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Nursing schools face the challenge of improving student academic performance and completion rates. The current supply of newly graduated nurses fails to meet the increasing demands of society. In 2009, Cochise College responded by implementing a major change in their curriculum to improve student retention and academic performance. The problem…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Educational Change, School Holding Power, Community Colleges
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Hagler, Debra A.; Brem, Sarah K. – Contemporary Educational Psychology, 2008
The hospital critical care unit provides an authentic, high-stakes setting for studying reasoning, argumentation, and discourse. In particular, it allows examination of structural and pragmatic features of informal collaborative argument created while participants are engaged in familiar, meaningful activities central to their work. The nursing…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Persuasive Discourse, Educational Psychology, Hospitals
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Al-Yateem, Nabeel; Docherty, Charles; Brenner, Maria; Alhosany, Jameela; Altawil, Hanan; Al-Tamimi, Muna – Journal of School Nursing, 2017
School nurses are challenged with more children having complex conditions, who are now surviving into school age. This is paralleled by a shift in focus of health systems toward primary care, and national efforts to develop the health-care services, especially those offered to vulnerable populations. Being at the forefront of this change, school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Nurses, School Health Services, Research Needs
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