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Effect of structured empathy education on empathy competency of undergraduate nursing interns: A quasi-experimental study
We examined the effects of a designed structured empathy educational program of undergraduate nursing interns on their empathy competence. The results showed a positive influence on their empathy competence, which fills the gaps in this field and provides a validated paradigm for empathy training in other nursing schools.
Conference Identifier: NERC20D10
A goal of faculty development is to enrich the work of nurse educators. A standardized testing education program (STEP) was initiated by faculty to improve the clinical judgement of nursing students. This program can serve as a guide for faculty who want to encourage higher level thinking in their students.
Conference Identifier: NERC20D01
The prevalence of diabetes in Alabama is approximately 1.6 times higher than the national average. A nursing faculty member and a PGY-1 pharmacy resident collaborated to provide diabetes screening and education at a local festival in rural Alabama.
Conference Identifier: NERC20D03
This session is 2 of 3 on game-based learning. In this session we will review and build on the principles of game-based learning and focus on the process and considerations for applying game mechanics and game aesthetics to a course. We will share best practices and practical considerations in the design and delivery of game-based learning.
Conference Identifier: NERC20D13
The goal of this presentation is describe pre-licensure students’ perception of just culture. Results indicate that as students progress through the curriculum their perceptions of just culture decrease. These results indicate nursing academia should systematically evaluate and implement just culture practices in nursing education.
Conference Identifier: NERC20D12
The process of guiding research itself can be a daunting task for any nurse researcher. In this presentation, the authors’ experiences in developing and conducting an international research study in Costa Rica will be highlighted using Orlando’s deliberative nursing process theory, including the steps of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
Conference Identifier: NERC20D07
The innovative use of a national pool of adjunct faculty to evaluate DNP project manuscripts ensures effective use of doctorally-prepared faculty with promise of improving the quality of DNP manuscripts. We report data from students, manuscript reviewers, and faculty chairs regarding the impact of this national process and improvements suggested.
Conference Identifier: NERC20D04
Integration of EBP into the curriculum is vital to prepare nursing graduates to become providers of evidence based care. Our progressive, innovative EBP curriculum uses a unique teaching methodology. Graduates consistently verbalize confidence and competence in their knowledge, skills, and valuation of EBP based on this curriculum design.
Conference Identifier: NERC20D08
Good friends are hard to find: Promoting peer review among doctoral students through critical friends
Critical Friends is a six-step peer review protocol used to promote critical dialogue. This session will present findings from a sequential, mixed-methods study which examined the contribution of Critical Friends upon the evolution of 18 PhD nursing students as scholarly writers in their first year of doctoral studies.
Conference Identifier: NERC20D04
An academic-practice partnership to support retention of new graduate nurses in the emergency department
This presentation will address the benefits of an academic-practice partnership for staffing emergency departments (ED) and other high acuity areas. Presenters will describe the educational and clinical interventions created to support the retention of new graduate nurses in the ED.
Conference Identifier: NERC20D17