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Fahlman, Dorothy – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2017
The ubiquity, flexibility, and accessibility of mobile devices can transform how registered nurses in Canada learn beyond the confines of traditional education/training boundaries in their work settings. Many Canadian registered nurses have actively embraced mobile technologies for their work-based learning to meet their competency requirements…
Descriptors: Reflection, Electronic Learning, Foreign Countries, Nurses
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Brownie, Sharon M.; Williams, Ged; Barnewall, Kate; Bishaw, Suzanne; Cooper, Jennifer L.; Robb, Walter; Younis, Neima; Kuzemski, Dawn – International Journal of Higher Education, 2015
Graduates of an Abu Dhabi transnational nursing degree struggled with the mandatory national licensing examination. Poor pass rates undermine graduate career futures and impact on the workforce capacity building contributions of the partnering transnational educational providers. This paper describes how the design and delivery of an intensive…
Descriptors: High Stakes Tests, Nursing Education, Nursing Students, Licensing Examinations (Professions)
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Cassum, Shanaz Hussein; Gul, Raisa Begum – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Critical thinking (CT) is considered an important attribute in practice disciplines and faculty members in nursing, medicine, and education are expected to facilitate the development of CT in their graduates so that these individuals can be critical, reflective, competent, and caring professionals and service providers. When students are actively…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Critical Thinking, College Faculty, Teaching Methods
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Çiftçi, Esra Karaca; Kahraman, Selma – International Journal of Psychology and Educational Studies, 2016
Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) is a chronic disease, some types of which may have morbidity and mortality. That is why the patients must receive multidisciplinary care in case any complications arise. Families must be informed about the disease, about home care and receive genetic counselling. The importance of genetic counselling cannot be stressed…
Descriptors: Chronic Illness, Human Body, Child Caregivers, Genetic Disorders
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Josephsen, Jayne – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2012
Clinical nursing courses can already be challenging, in the traditional context of placements and hours spent in a health care setting. These types of courses are additionally problematic when offered via distance learning, due to geographic separation of students, lack of clinical placement sites in the student's community, and lack of…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Electronic Publishing, Distance Education, Nursing Education
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Ryan, Mary; Gwinner, Karleen; Mallan, Kerry; Livock, Cheryl – International Journal of Training Research, 2016
Economic success and commitment to the social benefits of inclusive training opportunities are important goals for public Vocational Education and Training (VET). Currently in Australia, VET policy is a shared responsibility between the Commonwealth and the States and Territories. Priorities for investment are juggled between improving efficiency…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Inclusion, Educational Opportunities, Performance Factors
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Bashar, Felor Javadi – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
Evidence-based practice provides the most effective care that is available with the aim of improving clients' outcome. However, despite existing policies related to encouragement to or requirement of evidence-based practice (EBP), results of reviewed studies show nurses do not generally incorporate research evidence in their daily practice. This…
Descriptors: Nurses, Hospitals, Foreign Countries, Attitudes
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Corcoran, Lynn; Exner-Cortens, Deinera; Wells, Lana – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2019
Advancing Healthy and Socially Just Schools and Communities is a four-course graduate certificate program collaboratively developed by an interdisciplinary team comprised of faculty from the fields of Social Work and Education at a Canadian university. The aim of this program is to facilitate systems-level change through enhancing the knowledge…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Interdisciplinary Approach, Child Health, Violence
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Ludwig, Patrice M.; Nagel, Jacquelyn K.; Lewis, Erica J. – International Journal of STEM Education, 2017
Background: Preparing today's undergraduate students from science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and related health professions to solve wide-sweeping healthcare challenges is critical. Moreover, it is imperative that educators help students develop the capabilities needed to meet those challenges, including problem solving,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Biology, Nursing Education, Engineering Education
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Marlow, Annette; Mather, Carey A. – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2017
The health profession workforce is challenged by the increased numbers of undergraduate students requiring supervised experiences in environments where service delivery is the primary goal. Given the increased need to recruit and retain suitably qualified and educationally prepared staff into these sometimes under resourced locations, guidance of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Supervision, Nursing Students, Undergraduate Students
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Brommelsiek, Margaret; Peterson, Jane A.; Amelung, Sarah Knopf – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Background/Objective: Competency in health professions education when separated from culture is a 'detached mastery' of a discreet skill; there are no values considered, no human behind the understanding. This can result in an uneven understanding, proficiency, and commitment concerning individuals' cultural differences. To increase cultural…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Veterans, Course Content, Student Attitudes
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Garnet, Dustin; Sinner, Anita; Walker, Cindy; Esmat, Ranya; Yi, Seonjeong – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
Third-age learning is a subset of lifelong learning enjoyed by individuals in the stage of retirement, and often 60 years or older. Community art education (CAE) for learners in the third age commonly occurs in recreational settings, nursing homes, museums, libraries and places of worship. In addition to these informal learning sites, there are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Community Education, Art Education, Lifelong Learning
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Hansson, Annika; Clausson, Eva; Janlov, Ann-Christin – Journal of School Nursing, 2012
Rapid globalization and the integration of national economies have contributed to the sharp rise in enrollment in international schools. How does this global nomadism affect international school children and their individual health needs? This study attempts to find an answer by interviewing 10 school nurses, with varying degrees of experience in…
Descriptors: Health Needs, International Schools, School Nurses, Physical Health
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Thompson, Juliana – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2018
Hermeneutic phenomenologists propose that researchers inescapably bring themselves into their research because interpretation must inevitably be influenced by their contexts and pre-understandings. They propose that interpretation is a dynamic and active part of the construction of a text's meaning, and involvement in this construction process…
Descriptors: Hermeneutics, Phenomenology, Empathy, Cultural Awareness
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Boyd, Pete; Smith, Caroline; Ilhan Beyaztas, Dilek – International Journal for Academic Development, 2015
Academic developers need to understand the situated workplaces of the academic tribes they are supporting. This study proposes the use of the expansive--restrictive workplace learning environment continuum as a tool for evaluation of academic workplaces. The tool is critically appraised through its application to the analysis of workplace…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Conditions, College Faculty, Nursing Education
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