January 30, 2024 Nursing Newsletter
- Assignment Driven and Self-Study Learning
- Why Are Nursing Students Choosing Expensive Private Universities?
- Free AI in Medicine Course
- Exploitation of Poor Students
- Empathy Matters!
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More Nursing Students Turn to Expensive Private Universities
While this CalMatters article blames stagnant funding for public institutions, the reality is complicated. For a lot of locations, it is more about faculty availability and available proctoring resources - public nursing school funding is up, faculty pay isn’t. The inability of pay to keep up with inflation isn’t limited to nursing, of course. Clinical training (California is 500 hours) is another bottleneck.
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For-profit Colleges Have a Troubled History of Exploiting Poor Students
This is a letter published in Milwaukee, but the same news week has had an editorial in Florida and two in California all on the same issue, if not quite so inflammatory. When you get past the politics, the problem is with the accreditation environment - regional versus national, state versus ‘other’. If it isn’t CCNE or ACEN (and isn’t one of the more tightly focused groups like COA or ACME), they probably don’t need to be marketing. We’ll probably get in trouble for saying that…
UCF Nursing Graduate’s Project Sparks Learning Experience for Health System
If you’ve been on the wrong side of the hospital bed, you know an empathetic nurse makes all the difference for a patient. Teaching tools to help understand empathy in patient interactions is one of those courses that really only a nurse would be able to drive and teach. As this one did.