Nursing Student Retention

Nursing Student Retention

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In the current nursing shortage, student retention is a priority concern for nurse educators, health care institutions, and the patients they serve. This book presents an organizing framework for understanding student retention, identifying at-risk students, and developing both diagnostic-prescriptive strategies to facilitate success and innovations in teaching and educational research. The author's conceptual model for student retention, Nursing Undergraduate Retention and Success, is interwoven throughout, along with essential information for developing, implementing, and evaluating retention strategies. An entire chapter is devoted to how to set up a Student Resource Center. Most chapters conclude with Educator-in-Action vignettes, which help illustrate practical application of strategies discussed. Nurse educators at all levels will find this an important resource.Consequently, the nurse educator is challenged to change existing values and beliefs that negate or minimize the significance of peer ... and productive peer partnerships in nursing Multiple choice, short answer, and/or essay questions based on learning outcomes via student-interactive activities ... For example, students can be asked to write a a€œlow stakesa€ reflection of their in-class group experience.

Title:Nursing Student Retention
Author:Marianne R Jeffreys, Edd, RN, Marianne R. Jeffreys
Publisher:Springer Publishing Company - 2004-01-01


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