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Doody's Review ServiceReviewer: Janice K. Warrington, MSNEd, RN (Delaware Technical & Community College)
Description: With this third edition, the authors provide a comprehensive guide for clinical instructors to planning and evaluating learning activities for nursing students in the clinical setting.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide a comprehensive resource for information for faculty members whose responsibilities largely center on clinical teaching. The authors wanted to provide clinical teaching strategies that are effective and practical in a rapidly changing healthcare environment.
Audience: The intended audience includes full and part time faculty whose primary function is clinical instruction. Dr. Kathleen B. Gaberson, chair of the Department of Nursing Education at Shepherd University in West Virginia, has worked on previous editions of this book as well as numerous others. Dr. Marilyn Oermann, Adult/Geriatric Health Chair at University of North Carolina School of Nursing, has published extensively and has received the NLN Award for Excellence in Nursing Education Research.
Features: The first of the book's four sections lays the foundation for clinical educators and guides the planning process for clinical experiences. The second section focuses on clinical teaching strategies. This edition adds a chapter on virtual reality education and its application in the clinical setting. The third section discusses appropriate teaching techniques for special situations and settings. The last section focuses on clinical evaluation and grading. The book also provides a test blueprint for Clinical Nurse Educator certification.
Assessment: This book is a necessary addition to any clinical instructor's library, providing information that is invaluable for both novice and expert clinical instructors. The authors share their expertise and knowledge in easy to read language and provide the tools to help educators meet the growing and ever-changing needs of today's nursing students.