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DESCRIPTION: Term papers on nursing education and its significance for nursing practice including the importance of advanced education in the nursing profession. Reviews the changes which have occurred in the health care environment which necessitate advanced education.

An Article on Nursing Education Critiqued »

Number of Pages: 4

A 4 page article analysis that critiques a study performed by Aiken, et al (2003). The writer discusses the researchers' organization and presentation of their study, its significance, methodology and data, concluding that this is study was well conducted and significant. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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Class vs. Online Education: Nursing Education »

Number of Pages: 10

This 10 page research paper offers a dissuasion of literature that offers the pros and cons of online nursing education versus traditional face-to-face classroom delivery. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

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Diabetic Education for Continuing Education for Nurses »

Number of Pages: 11

This 11 page paper provides an overview of lesson plans for diabetes management, as well as a rationale for the development of nursing education programming. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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Issues in Nursing Education »

Number of Pages: 4

A 4 page paper. This essay discusses education, phases in nursing education, how nurses acquire knowledge and the importance of them keeping current with science, and a personal philosophy of nursing. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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Evaluating A Health Promotion Pamphlet »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page research paper that consists primarily of a detailed evaluation of a health-promotional pamphlet published by Eckerd’s Pharmacies and available to the general public. The last page of the paper answers 2 brief questions pertaining to nursing education. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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H.R. 724/Nursing Education Act of 2009 »

Number of Pages: 3

A 3 page research paper that summarizes and discusses this nursing legislation, which is currently before Congress.

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Hypertension Education for African American Patients »

Number of Pages: 10

A 10 page research paper that discusses a nursing educational intervention that is geared towards helping African Americans manage hypertension. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

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ICU Delirium »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page research paper that discusses delirium in the context of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Research addressing delirium in Intensive Care Units (ICUs) has been ongoing since the 1960s (Hartwick, 2003). However, despite all that has been learned over the past forty years, ICU patients continue to suffer from delirium and it continues ...

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Nurse Education Trends »

Number of Pages: 3

This is a 3 page paper that addresses two issues that have to do with nursing education. The first issue is a description of several instructional methods that can be used. The second issue discusses what influences nurse education. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

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Learning Theories-Nursing Education: Annotated Bibliography »

Number of Pages: 4

This is a 4 page paper that presents annotated bibliographies of three articles, each of which emphasizes a different learning theory and is related to nursing education. The three learning theories are behavioral, cognitive and constructivist. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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Preceptorship in Nursing »

Number of Pages: 24

A 24 page paper that discusses several issues. These include social learning theory and its value for preceptors, overviews of behavior, cognitive, and constructivist learning theories, explanations of preceptor, mentor, clinical teacher and clinical supervision, the relationship between assessment, teaching and learning, competency based assessment and its application and more. There is an emphasis ...

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Literacy Standards Within Nursing Education Programs »

Number of Pages: 7

A 7 page research paper. In nursing, as with other healthcare professions, it is imperative to the standards of a professionalism that nurses make learning a continuing priority throughout their careers. In order to accomplish this goal, specific literacy skills are required. Nursing personnel should cultivate critical thinking skills, computer literacy, information literacy, and ...

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Mayo Clinic/Educational Needs Assessment »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page research paper that offers an assessment of nursing educational needs at the Mayo Clinic in order to evaluate how educational and professional development is handled at this institution. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

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Nursing and Self-Care »

Number of Pages: 3

A 3 page summation and analysis of an article by Jackson (2004) on the crucial role that holistic healing and self-care plays within the context of nursing and nursing education. No additional sources cited.

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Issues in Educating for Nurses »

Number of Pages: 10

A 10 page paper. This essay presents an overview of learning theories, the needs of diverse learners and how to recruit a more culturally diverse nursing population, motivation, and assessment. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

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Education and Nursing »

Number of Pages: 5

This 5 page paper provides an overview of nursing education and its significance for nursing practice. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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Teaching Philosophy »

Number of Pages: 4

A 4 page paper. requirement to keep up if we are going to train the best nurses possible. This essay describes the writer’s personal philosophy of nursing education. The heart of nursing is discussed, as are the four broad categories of competencies identified by the NLN. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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Nursing Education - Concept Mapping And Critical Thinking »

Number of Pages: 15

A 15 page paper. The purpose of this study was to conduct an academic critical appraisal related to literature review on critical thinking skills and concept mapping. Five articles are reviewed. In each, the participants in the study were baccalaureate nursing students. Each article discusses critical thinking skills and concept mapping. The earliest article is ...

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Regulation and Accreditation of Nursing Education »

Number of Pages: 5

This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of nursing accreditation. The impact of regulatory bodies on nursing education is also examined. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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The Impacts of the Level of Nursing Education on Patient Reported Outcomes »

Number of Pages: 15

This 15 page paper provides an overview of the impacts of nursing levels of education and the self-reported satisfaction or perceptions of elements like safety. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

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Catheter-Associated UTI Training »

Number of Pages: 3

A 3 page paper that discusses several issues that apply to nursing education. They are: identifying the topic for training (catheter-associated urinary tract infections and their causes and prevalence), a comprehensive educational model that can be used, and an explanation of different motivational theories. Bibliography lists 6 sources. x

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Developing a Plan for Nursing Education »

Number of Pages: 6

A 6 page paper choosing teaching methods for a class to be titled "How to Deal with Negative Co-Workers." The learner group consists of nurse managers comprised of young adulthood (18-40 years) and middle adulthood (40-65 years) nurses. The paper lists role playing, group discussion and lecture as the methods that will be ...

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Nursing Need to Delegate »

Number of Pages: 3

A 3 page research paper that discusses the need for RNs to delegate tasks to unlicensed assistive personnel. While unlicensed assistive personnel (UAPs) are available in a number of clinical environments, overworked and harried registered nurses (RNs) will frequently fail to take full advantage of the capabilities of UAPs by not delegating tasks. Buerhaus, et ...

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Education in Health Care »

Number of Pages: 4

A 4 page paper that discusses different aspects of health education: patient education, basic nursing education, community education, and staff education. The COPA model is explained. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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Preceptorship in Nursing »

Number of Pages: 9

A 9 page research paper that examines nursing preceptorship. The paper begins with a brief history of nursing education and then moves on to define nursing preceptorship and to explore its role in nurse retention, the nurturing of critical thinking skills and other areas of nursing practice. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

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Academic Planning and Nursing Assessment »

Number of Pages: 12

A 12 page research paper that examines the forces affecting nursing curriculum development, as well as the elements of effective nursing academic planning. This examination of nursing curriculum development examines what experts feel regarding effective nursing education. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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International Implications of Nursing »

Number of Pages: 8

8 pages of slide contents and speaker notes for an 8-slide Power Point presentation on this topic, specifically as it is affected by the worldwide nursing shortage. The shortage of available nurses in developing countries puts even more pressure on accessibility of health care, and it encourages nursing education to be truncated so that ...

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Patient Simulators/Human Patients in Nursing Education »

Number of Pages: 12

A 12 page research paper that offers a literature review that first at the nursing shortage and why there is a shortage of nursing educators and then, this review looks more extensively and specifically at the literature pertaining to patient simulators. The purpose behind this is investigation is to evaluate whether or not this teaching ...

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Literature on PDAs in Nursing Practice and Education »

Number of Pages: 6

This 6 page research paper begins by offering a complete summation of 2 nursing studies thane investigated the efficacy of PDAs in nursing education and practice. Then the pros and cons of PDA use is discussed. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

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Personal Narraive/2 Year RN to 4 Year RN »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page personal essay that discusses the nursing education. The writer uses the metaphor of a journey to describe the various aspects of nursing. No bibliography is provided.

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Practical Applications Of Simulations In Nursing Education »

Number of Pages: 3

This 3 page paper reports and discusses how simulations are used in different settings. Simulation is growing as an instructional tool because of the complexity of health care and because of the positive outcomes for nurses. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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Evaluating a Nursing Educational Program »

Number of Pages: 4

This 4 page paper presents an assessment tool which may be used to determine the reception of an nursing education program. The tool is an anonymous questionnaire designed to assess a course on fall prevention for a home care nursing agency. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

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Nursing Questions »

Number of Pages: 5

This five page paper responds to the following questions: What characteristics differentiate public health nursing from community nursing? How does the role of the nurse change as the client evolves from an individual to a family, an aggregate population, and a community? Based on knowledge gained to date in your MSN program, what ...

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Nurses Educating Other Nurses »

Number of Pages: 4

In a paper of four pages, the author writes about studying to get a masters degree in nursing education. The author explains how a nurse may use their experience and knowledge to help benefit potential nursing students. There are four sources cited in this paper.

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National League of Nursing and the American Nurses Association »

Number of Pages: 3

A 3 page research paper that discusses the differing roles of the American Nurses Association (ANA) and the National League of Nursing (NLN), two of the many professional nursing organizations that are active in the US. The ANA works for the improvement of health standards and the availability health care services and fosters high professional ...

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Role of Nurse Educator »

Number of Pages: 8

An 8 page research paper that addresses the field of nursing education. Nursing education is a dynamic field that has been challenged in recent years by the issues entailed in the national nursing shortage, as well as the related faculty shortage, while also addressing the innovations presented in increasingly sophisticated technologies (Nurse educator, 2008). This ...

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Teaching About STIs to Young Teens »

Number of Pages: 3

A 3 page research paper that offers a proposed nursing educational plan for teaching session with high school freshmen concerning sexually transmitted infections. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

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Exploration Pedagogical Approaches For Nurse Education »

Number of Pages: 10

A 10 page paper. This essay discusses several teaching theories. These include behaviorist, cognitivist, and constructivist. Bloom’s taxonomy is explained along with the major thoughts of Piaget and Vygotsky. The benefits of simulation and problem solving in nursing education are discussed. Trends in nursing education are also identified. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

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Nursing Education and Technology »

Number of Pages: 4

This is a 4 page paper that provides an overview of technology in nursing education. Various types of technology used are examined. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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The Use of the Clicker System »

Number of Pages: 8

This 8 page paper provides an overview of the use of a clicker system as a technology in nursing education. The bibliography lists 6 sources.

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CLES+T and Nursing Education »

Number of Pages: 5

This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of the CLES+T instrument. Its use in evaluating nursing education programs is examined. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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Evaluating Nursing Programs »

Number of Pages: 3

A 3 page paper. This paper discusses internal and external influences on nursing program evaluations, it identifies and explains one accreditation agency and on regulatory body, it reports their Web sites, and it comments on how these agencies affect the curriculum of the nursing program. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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Issues, Problems, and Solutions Regarding Nursing Shortages »

Number of Pages: 12

This is a 12 page paper discussing the current nursing shortage issues and proposed solutions within the profession. The United States is currently undergoing a nursing shortage which is expected to continue until the year 2020. Reasons for the shortage have been reported as: an ageing nursing population; an ageing and decreasing nursing education population; ...

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Nursing Home Care and the Effects of Mandatory Continuation of Nursing Education »

Number of Pages: 50

This 50 page paper provides an overview of the impacts of a mandatory continuing professional nursing education mandate on improvements in nursing home care. Bibliography lists 30 sources.

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Field of Nursing and Education Importance »

Number of Pages: 6

This 6 page paper looks at educational models, with a focus on the ADN degree. Questions regarding competence, as well as whether or not nursing programs should impose limits, and what type of degree should be required, are discussed. Both sides of controversies in nursing education, as seen through the eyes of health care administration, ...

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