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By Craig Button Clinical Nurse Educator and current grad student
Duncan Cole, Emma Rengasamy, Shafqat Batchelor, Charles Pope, Stephen Riley, Anne Marie Cunningham
BACKGROUND: Medical curricula are increasingly using small group learning and less didactic lecture-based teaching. This creates new challenges and opportunities in how students are best supported with information technology. We explored how university-supported and external social media could support collaborative small group working on our new undergraduate medical curriculum. METHODS: We made available a curation platform ( and a wiki within our virtual learning environment as part of year 1 Case-Based Learning, and did not discourage the use of other tools such as Facebook...
November 10, 2017: BMC Medical Education
Meagan White, Teresa Shellenbarger
E-learning provides an alternative approach to traditional professional development activities. A learning management system may help nursing professional development practitioners deliver content more efficiently and effectively; however, careful consideration is needed during planning and implementation. This article provides essential information in the selection and use of a learning management system for professional development.
May 2017: Journal for Nurses in Professional Development
S Sutherland, A Jalali
PURPOSE: Numerous studies evaluate the use of social media as an open-learning resource in education, but there is a little published knowledge of empirical evidence that such open-learning resources produce educative outcomes, particularly with regard to student performance. This study undertook a systematic review of the published literature in medical education to determine the state of the evidence as to empirical studies that conduct an evaluation or research regarding social media and open-learning resources...
2017: Advances in Medical Education and Practice
Howard Ryland, Elizabeth Akers, Emily Gowland, Natasha Malik
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2017: Journal of Interprofessional Care
Krista Jones, Mary Kate Garrity, Kathryn J VanderZwan, Iris Epstein, Arlene Burla de la Rocha
BACKGROUND: Nurse educators find themselves tasked with developing content that both is aesthetically appealing and engages today's technological learners while empowering them to apply their knowledge in clinical and classroom settings. Students engaging with social networking systems reported increased satisfaction with collaborative peer-to-peer learning experiences, socialization, self-reflection, peer critique, problem-solving skills, collation of evidence-based resources, and instructor performance...
December 1, 2016: Journal of Nursing Education
Cynthia M LaFond, Angela Blood
Practical training for nursing professional development specialists in the facilitation of clinical simulations was implemented using a six-step curriculum development framework. General and targeted needs assessments were conducted. Methods used to apply needs assessment findings into the course design and delivery and the participant's responses via program evaluations are described. The process used to develop this training may be applied by other nursing professional development departments to prepare educators in the delivery of simulated-based learning experiences...
November 2016: Journal for Nurses in Professional Development
Hana Alsobayel
BACKGROUND: Social media can be used in health care settings to enhance professional networking and education; patient communication, care, and education; public health programs; organizational promotion; and research. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to explore the use of social media networks for the purpose of professional development among health care professionals in Saudi Arabia using a purpose-designed Web-based survey. METHODS: A cross-sectional web-based survey was undertaken...
September 12, 2016: JMIR Medical Education
Diane M Billings
This article is one in a series on the roles of adjunct clinical faculty and preceptors, who teach nursing students and new graduates to apply knowledge in clinical settings. This article describes the benefits and challenges of using a "flipped" classroom to promote active engagement among learners and more meaningful interaction between learners and educators.
September 2016: American Journal of Nursing
Diane M Billings
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is implementing a new program to improve health in the United States. This program, Building a Culture of Health, includes a four-point action plan, recognizes the complex social factors that contribute to a healthy society, and notes that implementing this plan will require health care organizations and professionals to think differently about the work they do and where they do it. Nurse educators are a vital force in ensuring health for all. This column discusses the RWJF program and the implications for nurse educators...
May 1, 2016: Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing
Vasiliki Betihavas, Heather Bridgman, Rachel Kornhaber, Merylin Cross
BACKGROUND: The flipped classroom has generated interest in higher education providing a student-centred approach to learning. This has the potential to engage nursing students in ways that address the needs of today's students and the complexity of contemporary healthcare. Calls for educational reform, particularly in healthcare programs such as nursing, highlight the need for students to problem-solve, reason and apply theory into practice. The drivers towards student-based learning have manifested in team, problem and case-based learning models...
March 2016: Nurse Education Today
Calvin Moorley, Teresa Chinn
AIM: A discussion on how nurse leaders are using social media and developing digital leadership in online communities. BACKGROUND: Social media is relatively new and how it is used by nurse leaders and nurses in a digital space is under explored. DESIGN: Discussion paper. DATA SOURCES: Searches used CINAHL, the Royal College of Nursing webpages, Wordpress (for blogs) and Twitter from 2000-2015. Search terms used were Nursing leadership + Nursing social media...
March 2016: Journal of Advanced Nursing
Janet Richardson, Jane Grose, Pam Nelmes, Gema Parra, Manuel Linares
AIM: To explore the concept of sustainability in nursing using social media as a vehicle for discussion on the topic. BACKGROUND: There is a need for an increased awareness among nurses of the issues that are crucial for the healthcare sector to prepare for climate change and contribute to sustainable development. However, topics about sustainability and climate change are not a requirement of nursing curricula in Europe; social media provides an opportunity to raise issues and promote discussion...
May 2016: Journal of Advanced Nursing
Ray Jones, Janet Kelsey, Pam Nelmes, Nick Chinn, Teresa Chinn, Tracey Proctor-Childs
AIMS: To ask: (i) is it feasible to include Twitter as an assessed element of the first-year nursing curriculum; (ii) how should it be introduced and assessed; and (iii) do students think it worthwhile and learn anything from its use? BACKGROUND: Nursing students need to use social media professionally, avoiding pitfalls but using learning opportunities. DESIGN: This case study (2014-2015) comprised: (i) pilot introduction of Digital Professionalism (including Twitter) with second- and third-year students; (ii) introduction and assessment with a first cohort of 450 first-year students...
July 2016: Journal of Advanced Nursing
Robert D Keegan, M Cecile Oliver, Teresa J Stanfill, Kevin V Stevens, Gary R Brown, Michael Ebinger, John M Gay
BACKGROUND: Research shows that preclass activities introducing new material can increase student performance. In an effort to engage students in an active learning, preclass activity, the authors developed a mobile application. METHOD: Eighty-four nursing students were assigned a preclass reading exercise, whereas 32 students completed the preclass simulation scenario on their mobile device. All students completed the same electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) quiz 1 week following the lecture...
January 2016: Journal of Nursing Education
Mandi Walker, Gina Stevenson
Simulation, as a conduit to apply both adult and constructivist learning theory, is an important educational modality in nursing professional development. The use of simulation is well studied in the academic setting, but evidence supporting its use in the practice environment is lacking. This educational quality improvement project provides a road map for designing and implementing simulation to meet the educational needs of practicing nurses.
January 2016: Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing
JoAnn D Long, Paula Gannaway, Cindy Ford, Rita Doumit, Nadine Zeeni, Ola Sukkarieh-Haraty, Aline Milane, Beverly Byers, LaNell Harrison, Daniel Hatch, Justin Brown, Sharlan Proper, Patricia White, Huaxin Song
BACKGROUND: As the world becomes increasingly digital, advances in technology have changed how students access evidence-based information. Research suggests that students overestimate their ability to locate quality online research and lack the skills needed to evaluate the scientific literature. Clinical nurses report relying on personal experience to answer clinical questions rather than searching evidence-based sources. To address the problem, a web-based, evidence-based research (EBR) tool that is usable from a computer, smartphone, or iPad was developed and tested...
February 2016: Worldviews on Evidence-based Nursing
Christopher L Carroll, Kristi Bruno, Michael vonTschudi
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2016: American Journal of Critical Care: An Official Publication, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
Beth A Brooks
A new phenomenon, the inverted or "flipped" classroom, assumes that students are no longer acquiring knowledge exclusively through textbooks or lectures. Instead, they are seeking out the vast amount of free information available to them online (the very essence of open source) to supplement learning gleaned in textbooks and lectures. With so much open-source content available to nursing faculty, it benefits the faculty to use readily available, technologically advanced content. The nurse content curator supports nursing faculty in its use of such content...
January 2015: Nursing Forum
Jesper Hessius, Jakob Johansson
PURPOSE: Web-based questionnaires are currently the standard method for course evaluations. The high rate of smartphone adoption in Sweden makes possible a range of new uses, including course evaluation. This study examines the potential advantages and disadvantages of using a smartphone app as a complement to web-based course evaluationsystems. METHODS: An iPhone app for course evaluations was developed and interfaced to an existing web-based tool. Evaluations submitted using the app were compared with those submitted using the web between August 2012 and June 2013, at the Faculty of Medicine at Uppsala University, Sweden...
2015: Journal of Educational Evaluation for Health Professions
Bonnie Clipper, Barbara Cherry
BACKGROUND: It is well known that new graduate nurses (NGRNs) are likely to have a difficult transition from nursing school into professional practice and often experience a phenomenon known as transition shock. Evidence suggests using preceptors as an effective method supporting the NGRNs through this difficult transition. METHOD: This project evaluated the effectiveness of a structured preceptor development program by measuring perceptions of transition to practice and first-year retention of two groups of former graduate nurses-the first comprising preceptors trained through a preceptor development program, and the second comprising preceptors who did not participate in structured training...
October 2015: Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing
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