Monika Schuler
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
TeamworkNurse educationMetacognitionFeelingPsychologyNursingDebriefingPerceptionPracticumMentorshipLearning environmentQuality (business)EmpathyInterprofessional educationNursing careExperiential learningSubstance abuseMedical educationFocus groupMedicine
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#1Kristen A. Sethares (UMassD: University of Massachusetts Dartmouth)H-Index: 13
#2Marilyn E. Asselin (URI: University of Rhode Island)
Last. Monika Schuler (UMassD: University of Massachusetts Dartmouth)H-Index: 2
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Abstract Background Exam wrapper, a structured self-regulated learning strategy, assists students to review study habits and performance on an exam with the goal of improving future study habits. Little is known about the use of this strategy in nursing students, particularly associate degree students. Objectives To describe and compare demographic characteristics, study habits, reasons for getting content wrong on an exam and future study plans between associate degree and baccalaureate nursing...
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#1Monika Schuler (UMassD: University of Massachusetts Dartmouth)H-Index: 2
An integral component of transitioning to the nursing practice setting is in assimilating and sometimes reformulating and reconceptualizing the knowledge gained in the classroom with what is seen and experienced in practice. An inability to do so may inhibit role development and result in difficult transitions to practice. A constructivist approach was utilized in the development of a new model that describes the process of learning and role development in the clinical and simulation setting. Th...
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#1Sharon Wallace (PLU: Pacific Lutheran University)H-Index: 1
#2Monika Schuler (UMassD: University of Massachusetts Dartmouth)H-Index: 2
Last. Manisa Baker (Purdue University)H-Index: 1
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BACKGROUND: The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a sudden transition to remote learning. These circumstances presented many challenges for higher education faculty and students around the world but especially for nursing education programs which are traditionally conducted in a face-to-face learning environment that includes hands-on experiential learning. METHODS: Guided by Meleis' Transition Theory, a qualitative descriptive design was utilized to explore prelicensure nursing stu...
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Last. Danielle WalkerH-Index: 5
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AIM The aim of this study was to explore facilitators and barriers to conducting a multisite national study in nursing academia unsupported by grant funding. BACKGROUND Scholarship focused on the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) competencies stimulates opportunities for research and collaboration among nurse educators and clinicians. Twelve members of the QSEN Academic Task Force collaborated on a multisite study of the effectiveness of a QSEN teaching strategy and published the fi...
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#2Jennifer Viveiros (UMassD: University of Massachusetts Dartmouth)H-Index: 2
Abstract Interprofessional education (IPE) and collaboration is an important component of nursing education but may be limited in schools of nursing with limited access to other health profession students. This paper describes an innovative pilot educational program whose purpose was to bring two seemingly disparate majors together in an interprofessional capacity to collaborate on their shared experience of caring for and interacting with individuals dealing with substance use disorder. At the ...
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#1Monika Schuler (UMassD: University of Massachusetts Dartmouth)H-Index: 2
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BACKGROUND: Previous studies have shown that nurses have negative attitudes toward caring for patients with substance use disorder (SUD); these negative attitudes also have been noted with nursing students. This study examined nursing students' attitudes toward and empathy for patients with SUD to determine whether there were differences across practice settings. METHOD: Fifty-three students were surveyed before and after a 120-hour mentor-ship practicum; 25 students participated in focus groups...
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#1Monika Schuler (UMassD: University of Massachusetts Dartmouth)H-Index: 2
Last. Tommie NorrisH-Index: 1
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#1Monika Schuler (UMassD: University of Massachusetts Dartmouth)H-Index: 2
BACKGROUND: An exam wrapper is a structured debriefing questionnaire designed to help students understand examination performance and develop improvement strategies. This mixed-methods pilot study sought to examine its impact on students' metacognitive skills in a fundamentals nursing class and to assess student perceptions of its usefulness. METHOD: Metacognition was assessed using the Metacognitive Inventory for Nursing Students. Quantitative data were analyzed using the nonparametric Friedman...
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