Educating Nurses: A Call for Radical Transformation

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Patricia Benner, Molly Sutphen, Victoria Leonard and Lisa Day
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San Francisco: Jossey-Bass
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Educating Nurses: A Call for Radical Transformation explores the strengths and weaknesses in nursing education and the external challenges the profession faces. It identifies the most effective practices for teaching nursing and persuasively argues that nursing education must be remade. Indeed, the authors call for radical advances in the pathways to nursing licensure and a radical new understanding of the curriculum.

Based on extensive field research conducted at a wide variety of nursing schools, and a national survey of teachers and students administered in cooperation with the National League for Nursing (NLN), the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and the National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA), Educating Nurses offers recommendations to realign and transform nursing education.

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Publication Author: 
Patricia Benner, Molly Sutphen, Victoria Leonard and Lisa Day
Publication Date: 
2009
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2009-12-02 00:00:00

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