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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/155813
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Amazing Discovery: Studying Actually Works
Abstract:
Amazing Discovery: Studying Actually Works
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2003
Conference Date:July 10-12, 2003
Author:Smith, Brenda, PhD, RN
P.I. Institution Name:Linfield College
Title:Dean
Objective: To enable nursing education programs to assist ESL speaking nursing graduates to be successful on the NCLEX-RN Design: Qualitative Multiple Case Study Population: ESL speaking BSN graduates in Hawaii Sample: ESL speakers - 18 BSN graduates and 2 international nurses enrolled in BSN programs in Hawaii Setting: Hawaii Years: 1999-2000 Concepts studied: Cultural and family factors, GPA, English language learning; study habits, SES, parental education Methods: Semi-structured in-person and telephone interviews; questionnaires and mock-NCLEX think-alouds; Case and Cross case analysis Findings: 15 factors which may contribute either to persistence to graduation or NCLEX-success found Conclusions: Study habits, family support and goal orientation most important in determining NCLEX swuccess; other factors may be related to persistence to graduation and are similiar to those identified by the ETS and medical school admissions; supported by research on African-Americans Implications: Nursing schools need to design programs to identify those ESL and other at-risk students and provided needed assistance; then reassess nearing graduation and provide assistance as appropriate and again after NCLEX to see what worked; may have implications for other professions and standardized testing; findings can apply to all nursing students, not just ESL; important to increasing minority representation in nursing<P> <!--Abstract 13920 modified by 198.81.26.136 on 11-6-2002--></P>
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
10-Jul-2003
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleAmazing Discovery: Studying Actually Worksen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/155813-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Amazing Discovery: Studying Actually Works</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2003</td></tr><tr class="item-conference-date"><td class="label">Conference Date:</td><td class="value">July 10-12, 2003</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Smith, Brenda, PhD, RN</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Linfield College</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Dean</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">bsmith2@linfield.edu</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">Objective: To enable nursing education programs to assist ESL speaking nursing graduates to be successful on the NCLEX-RN Design: Qualitative Multiple Case Study Population: ESL speaking BSN graduates in Hawaii Sample: ESL speakers - 18 BSN graduates and 2 international nurses enrolled in BSN programs in Hawaii Setting: Hawaii Years: 1999-2000 Concepts studied: Cultural and family factors, GPA, English language learning; study habits, SES, parental education Methods: Semi-structured in-person and telephone interviews; questionnaires and mock-NCLEX think-alouds; Case and Cross case analysis Findings: 15 factors which may contribute either to persistence to graduation or NCLEX-success found Conclusions: Study habits, family support and goal orientation most important in determining NCLEX swuccess; other factors may be related to persistence to graduation and are similiar to those identified by the ETS and medical school admissions; supported by research on African-Americans Implications: Nursing schools need to design programs to identify those ESL and other at-risk students and provided needed assistance; then reassess nearing graduation and provide assistance as appropriate and again after NCLEX to see what worked; may have implications for other professions and standardized testing; findings can apply to all nursing students, not just ESL; important to increasing minority representation in nursing&lt;P&gt; &lt;!--Abstract 13920 modified by 198.81.26.136 on 11-6-2002--&gt;&lt;/P&gt;</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T14:11:55Z-
dc.date.issued2003-07-10en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T14:11:55Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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