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Designing a Transformative Curriculum in Nursing Education

This full article is only available to our members but please enjoy our preview below. by: Patricia Benner Many schools of nursing are embarked upon transforming their nursing curriculum in response to the Carnegie National Study of Nursing Education, the IOM/Robert Woods Johnson Futures Report, the Lancet Report, The Essentials of Baccalaureate Nursing Education, and …

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Teaching Our Students to Use Multiple Frames of Reference for Clinical Situations

  This full article is only available to our members but please enjoy our preview below. Multiple frames of reference, like multiple modes/styles of thinking, are essential to effective nursing care. The nurse must consider several frames of reference in most situated thinking in clinical nursing practice: human, psycho-social issues, medical considerations, particular patient/family concerns, …

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Designing Clinical Simulations that Focus on Patient-Focused Care

This full article is only available to our members but please enjoy our preview below. Patricia Benner, R.N., Ph.D., FAAN Learning a practice discipline is ideal for both simulation and direct experiential learning from practice.  But the design of the simulations must be practice-domain specific and pedagogically sound for teaching good practice.  Teaching nursing practice …

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Taking Up the Practice: Nursing Education in Norway

Dialogue with Dr. Kristin Heggen, Professor of Nursing and Deputy Dean of Studies, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo and Consultant on the Norwegian Translation of Educating Nurses, A Call for Radical Transformation. This full article is only available to our members but please enjoy our preview below. Patricia Benner: We have had some of …

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Moving to patient-focused, practice focused teaching

This full article is only available to our members but please enjoy our preview below. I hope that members will seriously consider the three positions for teachers and students in their stances: 1. Student Focused: A student centered stance, which focuses primarily, on the students’ preferences, choices, and concerns. 2. Teacher Focused: A teacher performance centered …