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Psychiatric nursing education at a distance.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21672879     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Accessibility is a major impediment to nursing education, whether you live in densely populated southern California or rural upstate New York. During the past 10 years, there have been scientific advances, technological breakthroughs, new reimbursement mechanisms and regulatory practices, and shifts in society's priorities. Consequently, the focus of master's programs and the role of graduates has adapted to the needs of the mental health care delivery system. What has not changed much is the way we offer psychiatric nursing education. There is still a strong emphasis on traditional classroom teaching, on campus-based activities and face-to-face supervision. One solution that might increase access to psychiatric nursing programs is to develop educational programs with quality distance education standards and practices as a primary means for educating future psychiatric nurses. Psychiatric nursing faculties need to design creative scenarios and interactive activities to engage students in online learning about psychiatric and mental health nursing. J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc, 2008; 14(1), 36-38. DOI: 10.1177/1078390307307451.
Authors:
Carole A Shea
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1078-3903     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc     Publication Date:  2008 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-06-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9507418     Medline TA:  J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  36-8     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
School of Nursing, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson California; cshea@csudh.edu.
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