Transforming Nursing Education

Transforming Nursing Education

By Dr. Margaret Dexheimer Pharris PhD, RN, MPH, FAAN & Susan Dandridge Bosher PhD, MA

  • Release Date : 2008-09-22
  • Genre : Nursing
  • FIle Size : 3.47 MB
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Transforming Nursing Education "Through case studies, practical examples and in-depth analysis of successful programs, this book provides a roadmap for creating a more welcoming environment for minority students and faculty, revamping traditional teaching methods to accomodate diverse learning styles, developing and teaching a culturally competetent nursing curriculum, and removing cultural and linguistic barriers to success...this landmark book is an invaluable resource and absolutely essential reading."

--Minority Nurse Magazine

" Readers will learnĂ– more about how to create a dynamic, inclusive and challenging learning environment that remains true to the purpose of graduating highly qualified nurses to meet the need of a diverse multiracial, multicultural, multilingual society."
--Gloria Smith, RN, MPH, PhD, FAAN, FRCN

Bosher and Pharris's provocative and timely volume addresses the critical need for nursing educational systems to graduate more culturally diverse nurses. This vital resource will help nursing educators critique and redesign their curricular, pedagogical, and structural systems to address this need for cultural inclusion within nursing education.
Highlights of this book:

Addresses barriers to success for nursing students from culturally diverse backgrounds in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia, and New ZealandFeatures pedagogical strategies to help linguistically diverse students succeed in clinical settingsProvides assessment practices that eliminate cultural and linguistic biasesPresents initiatives for developing the leadership skills of culturally diverse studentsContains detailed case studies of multicultural nurses and studentsIncludes recommendations and questions for dialogue at the end of each chapter
With this book, educators and administrators can begin to forge through the obstacles institutionalized in their nursing educational systems, and ultimately, see a more culturally inclusive educational environment.