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Perceptions of academic integrity among nursing students.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23127239     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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PURPOSE: Academic dishonesty is growing among nursing students. Reasons for this growth can be categorized into student, faculty, and system factors. Nursing faculty designed a study to explore this problem.
CONCLUSIONS: We identified three themes: characteristics of students with academic integrity, patient safety, and professional outcomes. Exploring student perceptions of academic integrity can help faculty design measures to prevent dishonesty in these three areas.
PRACTICE IMPLICATIONS: We recommend fostering culture change through strategies that target students, faculty, and systems. These strategies include peer mentoring, role modeling integrity, enhancing awareness of what constitutes cheating, and developing policies that promote honesty.
Authors:
Wendy Woith; Sheryl Daun Jenkins; Cindy Kerber
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nursing forum     Volume:  47     ISSN:  1744-6198     ISO Abbreviation:  Nurs Forum     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401006     Medline TA:  Nurs Forum     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  253-9     Citation Subset:  N    
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© 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
Mennonite College of Nursing at Illinois State University, Normal, IL.
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