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“QOO” Quality Observation Opportunity: Safely Floating a Student in Clinical

Posted by on Jun 1, 2014 in Teaching Strategies |

Online Video Vignette: http://onlinetraining.umassmed.edu/floatingastudent/ This vignette was designed for students to discover opportunities for QOO (Quality Observation Opportunities) while in clinical and how they can leave the clinical unit for a patient observational opportunity. The vignette demonstrates to students how to clearly identify learning...

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Nurse Leader Interview Assignment

Posted by on Aug 11, 2013 in Teaching Strategies |

Student assignment: • The student will interview a nurse leader (nurse manager, nurse leader, nurse administrator) during their capstone/preceptorship experience. • The student will write a synopsis of the answers provided in a paper. • The paper should be a minimum of 4 pages (no more than 5 pages), and be typed using size 12 font and double-spaced. • The...

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Empowering students to create a safer clinical environment utilizing Evidence Based Practice

Posted by on Jul 2, 2013 in Teaching Strategies |

Evidence Base Practice Students will have experiential clinical learning that will require them to collaborate and work together as a team to identify an evidence-base practice issue in the clinical setting.  They will then assess the literature to further identify the evidence to support best clinical nursing practice. (Knowledge, Skills, Attitudes)...

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Use of Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Open School Courses in a Prelicensure Nursing Program

Posted by on Jun 24, 2013 in Teaching Strategies |

Several Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Open School courses are completed by students in a leadership and management course during the last semester of a traditional and accelerated BSN program. Students independently complete IHI courses in patient safety and leadership, including: Introduction to Patient Safety, Fundamentals of Patient Safety,...

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