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Problem based learning: developing the triggers. Experiences from a first wave site

Roberts, Debbie and Ousey, Karen (2004) Problem based learning: developing the triggers. Experiences from a first wave site. Nurse Education in Practice, 4 (3). pp. 154-158. ISSN 1471-5953

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In recent years the professional bodies in nursing have been promoting the concept of nurses being analytical practitioners who are able to demonstrate critical thinking and problem solve in the clinical setting (UKCC, 1986; ENB 1994). Problem solving skills are widely recognised as an important part of nursing know-how, and educationalists are now required to use problem-based learning as a method within their teaching strategies( UKCC, 1999). Following the publication of Fitness for Practice ( UKCC, 1999) concerning the future of nurse education in England 16 pilot sites evolved to implement the recommendations contained within the report. The purpose of this paper is to describe the approach taken in one first wave pilot site to developing the problem based scenarios for student nurse learning. It is hoped that our experiences will help other educationalists who are new to scenario or trigger development.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Health and Social Care Research
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Depositing User: Catherine Parker
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2008 14:49
Last Modified: 07 Jan 2011 13:07
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/1231

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