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Nursing Student Retention Understanding the Process and Making a Difference

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ISBN-10: 0826109497

ISBN-13: 9780826109491

Edition: 2nd 2012

Authors: Marianne R. Jeffreys

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This text offers an evidence-based model for retaining students and ensuring success across the nursing education spectrum. It is designed to assist faculty in creating, implementing, and evaluating student retention and academic success strategies.
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/27/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 376
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

In the current nursing shortage, nurse 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, delevoping diagnostic-prescriptive strategies to facilitate success, and innovations in teaching and educational research. The authors 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 studet Resource Center. Most chapters…    

What's Happening? Exploring Student Retention and Taking Action
Overview of Student Retention
Student Profile Characteristics
Cultural Values and Beliefs, Self-Efficacy, and Motivation: Important Considerations
Academic Factors
Environmental Factors
Professional Integration and Socialization
Academic and Psychological Outcomes
The Outside Climate: Forecast, Impact, and Action
Drop Out, Stop Out, or Go On?
Making a Difference: Spotlight on Retention and Success Strategies
Faculty Advisement and Helpfulness: A Culturally Congruent Approach
Expanding the Web of Inclusion Through Professional Events and Memberships
Promoting Positive and Productive Peer Partnerships
Enrichment Program Design, Implementation, and Evaluation
The Nursing Student Resource Center: A Place for Linking Strategies Together
Future Directions: A Vision for Tomorrow