Educating Nurses: A Call for Radical Transformation (Jossey-Bass/Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Series) / Edition 1by Patricia Benner, Victoria Leonard, Lisa Day, Molly Sutphen
The authors outline a clear vision of what nursing education can and should be and provide practical exemplars of how we can achieve this vision. This is a call for us to work together as guardians of the discipline to assure that future nurses enter the health care system ready and able to meet the challenges/b>/i>… See more details below
The authors outline a clear vision of what nursing education can and should be and provide practical exemplars of how we can achieve this vision. This is a call for us to work together as guardians of the discipline to assure that future nurses enter the health care system ready and able to meet the challenges ahead.
—Pamela M. Ironside, director, Center for Research in Nursing Education, Indiana University
The profession of nursing in the United States is at a significant moment. Since the last national nursing education study almost forty years ago, profound changes in science, technology, and the nature and settings of nursing practice have reshaped the field. Yet schools have lagged behind in adapting to these changes. Added to this, the profession faces a shortage of nurses and nursing faculty.
To meet these challenges, the authors assert that schools, service providers, and the profession must change. They recommend four controversial yet essential changes that are needed to transform nursing education.
A volume in The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching's Preparation for the Professions series, the book discusses key topics for the future of the field and offers revolutionary recommendations for change.
- Publication date:
- Jossey-Bass/Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Series, #15
- Edition description:
- First Edition
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- Product dimensions:
- 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)
Table of Contents
PART ONE: Transformation, Crisis, and Opportunity.
1. A Profession Transformed.
2. Teaching and Learning in Clinical Situations.
3. Teaching and Learning in the Classroom and Skills Lab.
4. A New Approach to Nursing Education.
PART TWO: Teaching for a Sense of Salience.
5. Paradigm Case: Diane Pestolesi, Practitioner and Teacher.
6. Strategies for Teaching for a Sense of Salience.
PART THREE: Integrative Teaching for Clinical Imagination.
7. Paradigm Case: Lisa Day, Classroom and Clinical Instructor.
8. Developing a Clinical Imagination.
9. Connecting Classroom and Clinical Through Integrative Teaching and Learning.
PART FOUR: Teaching for Moral Imagination.
10. Paradigm Case: Sarah Shannon, Nurse Ethicist.
11. Being a Nurse.
12. Formation from a Critical Stance.
PART FIVE: A Call for Radical Transformation.
13. Improving Nursing Education at the Program Level.
Appendix: Methods for the Carnegie National Nursing Education Study.
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