Category Archives: Ask the Expert

Diversity, Psychological Safety, and Cultural Humility

By: Sabrina Beroz One of the four core values of the National League for Nursing (NLN) is diversity, a key element of the modern landscape across work, social, and educational systems. As understood by the NLN, the term encompasses diversity of thought, people, race/ethnicities, and values. The power of diversity, and our response to others who are different, can profoundly

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ACE.P Teaching Strategies for National Children’s Dental Health Month

By Erin Hartnett In honor of National Children’s Dental Health Month in February, I would like to introduce you to an exciting resource from the NLN: an ACE.P teaching strategy (Advancing Care Excellence for Pediatrics): Oral Health in Children: The Role of the Nurse in Community Settings. For too long, oral health has been a neglected part of overall health.

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Moving Beyond Monologue in the Classroom

By: Sue Forneris and Mary Fey As educators, there’s no question that we know how to teach … right? Our early Greek philosophers differentiated human beings from other species based on our ability to use language. Yet, when one reads further about the use of language, we find that language should be informative, expressive, directive – used to reason, express ideas,

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NLN Expands Focus on Innovation in Education Excellence

By: Susan Gross Forneris, Director, Center for Innovation in Education Excellence The NLN is excited to announce a change in focus for the Center for Innovation in Simulation and Technology. Representing a new paradigm for the role of the nurse educator, along with a challenge to deliver innovation in education excellence, the Center has been restructured with a new mission

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Impact: Part 3 of the Series From Nursing Student to Patient and Back Again

In this three-part Ask the Expert Series, we feature Bhavana Aitha, a senior nursing student at the University of Delaware who explores the reciprocal benefits of working as a simulated patient while helping her university use simulated patients. In this third part of the series, Bhavana talks about the impact of nurses. By: Bhavana Aitha Every day nurses impact the

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The Little Things: Part 2 of the Series From Nursing Student to Patient and Back Again

In this three-part Ask the Expert Series, we feature Bhavana Aitha, a senior nursing student at the University of Delaware who explores the reciprocal benefits of working as a simulated patient while helping her university use simulated patients. In this second part of the series, Bhavana talks about the importance of the little things. By: Bhavana Aitha Being a nurse

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The Importance of Empathy in Health Care: Part 1 of the Series From Nursing Student to Patient and Back Again

In this three-part Ask the Expert Series, we feature Bhavana Aitha, a senior nursing student at the University of Delaware who explores the reciprocal benefits of working as a simulated patient while helping her university use simulated patients. In this first part of the series, Bhavana talks about the importance of Empathy. Later she will dive into The Little Things

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