Student Success or Patient Safety: Which Bar Prevails in Your Program & Why it Matters

As nurse educators we have a duty and responsibility to protect the public from students who have demonstrated an inability to be safe in practice. Some nurse educators are feeling the squeeze either from nursing department leadership or from administration to LOWER THE BAR of academic excellence so that students can be successfully retained in programs of nursing. But is this the right emphasis…

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Don’t Play it Safe! Dive into the Deep Water of Transformational Change this Fall!

Now that fall is quickly approaching, I fear that some of you may be recognizing the need to change, but may be feeling overwhelmed or paralyzed to do so. I too am not immune to these feelings. It is out of my own experience that I want to share and explain my template of clinical reasoning that can be a catalyst for change in both the clinical and classroom settings!

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