With the growing interest in problem-based learning among nurse educators worldwide comes the need for a book that will be a comprehensive guide and resource for anyone considering its implementation in nursing education. This book is that resource. Its strength is its integration of relevant theory, research, and practical information. It is an invaluable resource for nursing faculty contemplating the use of the problem-based learning model.
This guide to problem-based learning in the education of nurses integrates theory, research, and practical information. It spells out the procedure for developing programs, detailing particular outcomes. It also lists the resources needed to implement problem-based learning programs and discusses its implications for faculty. Models for faculty development are also discussed. Contributors are scholars in nursing, education, and administration. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)