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Transforming Nursing Education The Culturally Inclusive Environment

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ISBN-10: 0826125581

ISBN-13: 9780826125583

Edition: 2008

Authors: Susan Dandridge Bosher, Margaret Dexheimer Pharris

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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.
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List price: $65.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Understanding Inclusivity in the Current Nursing Culture
Inclusivity: Attending to Who Is in the Center
Waking Up to the Pervasive Existence of Racism
Sankofa: Looking Back to Move Forward
Color-Blind Racism
Lessons From the Educational Trenches
Turning the Lens Around: System Change
Recommendations for Nurse Educators
Recommendations for Nursing Education Administrators
Questions for Dialogue
The Power of Nurse Educators: Welcoming and Unwelcoming Behaviors
Minority Student Persistence in Nursing Programs
The Research Study
Results: The Nursing Education Experience
Implications and Recommendations for Nurse Educators
Questions for Dialogue
Addressing Race and Culture in Nurse Education
Race and Language
Multiculturalism and Antiracism in Nursing
Essentialising Culture, Social Structure, and the Problem of Racism
Recommendations for Challenging Racism
Questions for Dialogue
Minority Nurses: A Story of Resilience and Perseverance
Becoming a Nurse: Lessons Learned
Becoming a Nurse Educator: Lessons Learned
Keys to Educating the Minority Student: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences
The Importance of Clinical Success
Recommendations for Success!
Questions for Dialogue
Pedagogical Innovations in Nursing Education
Coming Home to Nursing Education for a Hmong Student, Hmong Nurse, and Hmong Nurse Educator
Experience of Being a Hmong Nursing Student
Transforming the Postclinical Conference
Role of Minority Faculty for Students of Color
Addressing Disparities in the Recruitment and Retention of Minority Faculty
Multiple-Choice Nursing Exams: A Major Impediment to Success
Nursing Theory Invites Me Back Home
HEC Helps Frame the Experience
HEC as Praxis: Creating a Culturally Inclusive Environment in Nursing Education
Narrative Pedagogy
Theory-Guided Practice: The Key to Coming Home
Recommendations for Nurse Educators
Recommendations for Nursing Education Administrators
Questions for Dialogue
Journeying Beyond Traditional Lecture: Using Stories to Create Context for Critical Thinking
Background: Perspectives on Thinking
Transforming the Lecture: A Journey of Case-Based Teaching
Assessing Student Thinking Through Stories
Recommendations From the Journey of Case-Based Teaching: Road Map Corrections
Questions for Dialogue
INDE Project: Developing a Cultural Curriculum Within Social and Environmental Contexts
Cultural Diversity in Health Care
University of Louisville School of Nursing: The Setting of the Project
Description of the Initiative for Nursing Diversity Excellence (INDE) Project
Outcomes of the INDE Project
Lessons Learned From INDE
Recommendations for Nurse Educators and Administrators
Questions for Dialogue
Teaching the Fluid Process of Cultural Competence at the Graduate Level: A Constructionist Approach
Background for Cultural Competence in Nursing
Rationale for Development of Course in Cultural Competence
Theoretical Perspectives for the Pedagogy of Cultural Competence
Moving from Cognitivism to Constructivism
Development of Cultural Course Curriculum
Teaching and Learning Exemplars From the Course
Recommendations for Nurse Educators and Administrators
Summary and Reflective Conclusions
Questions for Dialogue
Pathways to Leadership: Developing a Culturally Competent Leadership Curriculum for American Indian Nurses
American Indians
Mainstream Nurse Leadership
The Indian Way of Knowing
Pathways to Leadership
Teaching the Curriculum
Implementation of the Curriculum: The Gathering of Nurse Leaders in June 2003
Conclusion: Giving Back
Recommendations for Nurse Educators and Administrators
Questions for Dialogue
Assessment Practices: Leveling the Playing Field
The Role of Intentional Caring in Ameliorating Incapacitating Test Anxiety
Literature Review
The Students' Test Anxiety Management Program (STAMP)
Pilot Project: Program Participants
Evaluation of Pilot Project: Quantitative Data
Qualitative Data: Participant Experiences
Questions for Dialogue
Removing Language as a Barrier to Success on Multiple-Choice Nursing Exams
Linguistic Bias in Multiple-Choice Tests
Linguistic Modification
The Effects of Linguistic Modification on ESL Students' Comprehension of Nursing Course Test Items
Faculty Concerns About Linguistic Modification and the NCLEX
Implications for the NCLEX
Implications for Faculty Development
Recommendations for Nurse Educators and Administrators
Questions for Dialogue
Innovation in Language Proficiency Assessment: The Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses (CELBAN)
Project Description
CELBAN Administration
Recommendations for Nurse Educators
Questions for Dialogue
Programs that Model Structural Change
Latino Nursing Career Opportunity Program: A Project Designed to Increase the Number of Latino Nurses
The Nursing Shortage and Barriers for Latinos
Program Description: The Latino Nursing Career Opportunity Program
Collaboration With Community Partners
Program Participant Data
Recommendations for Nursing Education Administrators
Recommendations for Nurse Educators
Questions for Dialogue
Barriers to Success: American Indian Students in Nursing
A Mentorship Model for Native American Nursing Students
History of the RAIN Program
Description of the RAIN Program
Barriers to Success for American Indian Students
Native American Cultural Traditions: Storytelling, Narrative Epistemology, and Humor
Completing the Educational Journey
Recommendations for Nurse Educators
Questions for Dialogue
It Takes a Village to Raise a Nurse
Receiving the Seed of Mentorship
The Marriage of Mentorship and Academia
Addressing the Diversity Gap in Nursing: Mentoring and Evidence-Based Practice
Lack of Diversity in the Nursing Education Pipeline
Description of ENSC Mentoring Program
Recommendations for Mentoring African American and Other Minority Nursing Students From a Holistic Perspective
A Dream of Diversity in Nursing: Waking Up to Mentorship
Questions for Dialogue
Facilitating Success for ESL Nursing Students in the Clinical Setting: Models of Learning Support
The Issues
The Support Initiative
Recommendations From the Initiative
After the Communication Workshops
Future Research Areas
Recommendations for Nurse Educators
Questions for Dialogue
Workforce Improvement With International Nurses (WIN): Immigrant Nurses WIN Road to Licensure
Program Background and Purpose
Program Structure and Development
The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Connection
The English Language Components of WIN
Requirements and Deadlines
The WIN Nursing Transition Program
WIN-A State-Approved Reentry Program
Winning Results
The Future of WIN
Recommendations for Nurse Administrators
Questions for Dialogue