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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...
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...
Employer perceptions of knowledge, competency and professionalism of baccalaureate nursing graduates from a problem-based programDownload
Employer evaluation of graduates is a critical component of professional program evaluation and contributes a viewpoint rarely reported in the literature. It has been proposed that Problem-Based Learning (PBL) enhances knowledge acquisition, clinical competency and professional behavior. Students...
Graduate nurses' learning trajectories and experiences of Problem Based Learning: A focused ethnography study.Download
Background: Problem-based learning seeks to foster active, collaborative and self directed learning. It is increasingly utilized in health professional education; however, it is difficult to ascertain effectiveness. Empirically, student satisfaction does not match academic achievement but the...
The influence of an undergraduate problem/context based learning program on evolving professional nursing graduate practice.Download
Graduates' perception of the value of their undergraduate program is a critical component of professional program evaluation and contributes a viewpoint rarely reported in the literature. It has been proposed that Problem Based Learning (PBL) enhances knowledge acquisition, clinical competency...