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Writing Assignment Linking QSEN competencies with a Perioperative Clinical Experience

Posted by on Aug 12, 2014 in Teaching Strategies |

The purpose of this assignment is for the student to write a professional paper, utilize APA formatting, enhance understanding of hospital systems, and have the opportunity to reflect on a surgical experience from the patient’s perspective. First year nursing students are assigned a patient in the preoperative period and are expected to follow this patient...

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

Posted by on Jul 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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Applying Quality Improvement Skills in the Acute Care Setting

Posted by on Jan 7, 2014 in Teaching Strategies | 0 comments

Students enrolled in a junior level class in Leadership and Management are concurrently enrolled in Adult I or Adult II (acute care medical surgical content and clinical). The content (knowledge, attitude, and skills practice) for the quality improvement projects is covered in the Leadership class, and the data collection part of the project is conducted...

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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 | 0 comments

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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