Graduate Nurses’ Perception of the Effect of Simulation on Reducing the Theory-Practice Gap:

Published on Dec 26, 2019
· DOI :10.1177/2377960819896963
Joset Elaine Brown1
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(WPUNJ: William Paterson University)
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Graduate nurses employed in high-acuity areas can experience a deficit in integrating theoretical concepts in the clinical environment, which is known as the theory-practice gap; this may result in...
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