Clinical Judgement Model

Journal Club Article: Tanner, C. A. (2006). Thinking like a nurse: A research-based model of clinical judgment in nursing. Journal of Nursing Education, 45(6), 204-211. Model of clinical judgement is based from 191 studies and 5 conclusions which identified: “Clinical judgments are more influenced by what nurses bring to the situation than the objective data about the…

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Art & Science in Nursing: Comparing 20 Years Difference

As we enter the next phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, and healthcare systems around the world review the models of care, including the workforce. As educators it provides an opportunity to reflect on what are the requirements for current and the future of nursing. We have seen many differing views on what is nursing? and…

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Social Media For Health Professionals

Take a read of this Twitter thread on the use of Social Media (#SoMe) for those in healthcare. There maybe differences within the healthcare professions to also consider, as well as blurring of personal and professional boundaries.

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Nursing: Leaving The Line

Quality driven care and measured outcomes are essential nursing measurements of care standards, or should that just be healthcare outcomes? Across the world we are seeing nurses leave the profession, request fair pay, and also strike for minimum care standards to become legislation. These articles provide a starting point on the current challenges for nursing,…

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Difficult Debriefing Toolbox

Journal Club Article: Grant VJ, Robinson T, Catena H, Eppich W, Cheng A. Difficult debriefing situations: A toolbox for simulation educators. Med Teach. 2018 Jul;40(7):703-712. doi: 10.1080/0142159X.2018.1468558. Epub 2018 May 23. PMID: 29792100 This article provides educators providing simulation based education (SBE) with a focus on difficult debriefing situations are may become a threat to…

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Practice Exam Grading System

Quick grading system from ZipGrade . Note: This resource was recommended from a teacher and this is not a sponsored post. Please add other resources in the comments section, with budget and practicality the key factors.

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We Need Time to Rehabilitate from the Trauma of the Pandemic

This article can be a nice reminder for healthcare educators to consider the impact COVID-19 has had on themselves, colleagues, patients and their families and the effect this may have on everyone’s physical and psychological health. Journal Club Article: Rock., D. (2022). We Need Time to Rehabilitate from the Trauma of the Pandemic. HBR.

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Nursing Resilience: Organisational Values

Journal Club Article: Cooper, A. L., Brown, J. A., & Leslie, G. D. (2021). The impact of organisational values on nurse resilience: A mixed‐methods study. Journal of Nursing Management, 29(7), 2074-2083. Method: A two-phase mixed-methods design, with data collected in Phase 1 via a cross-sectional survey and in Phase 2 via focus groups, with thematic analysis of…

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What Nurses Do?

This short overview of ‘what nurses do‘ by Prof. Jennifer Jackson is a nice reminder in the current healthcare climate where nursing roles can be seen in a reductionist ‘task’ view and not seeing the complexity of how important nursing is within the healthcare system. Is nursing always represented at the highest level of healthcare…

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