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In a grounded theory study examining the process of precepting an unsafe student, it was found that preceptors assigned passing grades to students who in fact should not have passed. Although preceptors perceived their role as gatekeepers for the profession, by not assigning failing grades to...
Despite political support for the baccalaureate degree as entry to practice, historical concerns over nursing education - the value of education versus service, professional versus vocational identity and theoretical versus practical knowledge - persist. The authors challenge the notion of a...
For at least four decades there has been concern about the discontinuity between the discipline and practice of nursing. The learning traditions in nursing, including the traditional organization of professional educational curricula with an emphasis on general education, could be contributing to...
OBJECTIVE: To describe disaster medicine (DM) education in 16 Canadian medical schools before and after September 11, 2001 (9/11). METHODS: Email invitations and reminders to complete an Internet-based survey were sent to 48 undergraduate and fellowship representatives. RESULTS: A total of 24...
There continues to be considerable debate about how to prepare nursing students so that they are ready to practise. A recent study with RNs, managers and educators in Alberta showed that: · there is a strong perception that practice-readiness is an idealistic, largely impossible goal that has...
The aim of this project was to assess the effectiveness of a practice enhancement program in training community pharmacists to provide pharmaceutical care. A mid- and post-test with no control group design was used. Nine pharmacists in five pharmacies completed the program comprised of 40 hours...
International dimensions of higher education in nursing in Canada: Tapping the wisdom of the 20th century while embracing possibilities for the 21st centuryDownload
New focus on the internationalization of universities occurred in the late 20th century and higher education in nursing has been quick to embrace the opportunities. In this manuscript, writers provide a brief overview of the nursing and more general literature from the late 20th century relating...
Living with grey: Role understandings between clinical nurse educators and advanced practice nurses.Download
Professionalization efforts in nursing have opened up new opportunities for nurses to develop the roles in which they work. One of these roles is advanced nursing practice. However, the development of the advanced roles, with their aims of making an advanced contribution in education,...
Preceptorship is widely used as a cost-effective clinical non-traditional teaching method. However, insufficient research has been done in this area, particularly as to how a successful student-preceptor relationship is formed. The rural setting poses additional challenges as the nursing...