Nurses' Guide to Teaching Diabetes Self-Management, Second Edition


Author: Rita Girouard Mertig, MS, RNC, CNS, DE
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826108288
Category: Medical
Page: 328
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This is an optimistic and empowering approach to the daunting task of teaching diabetes patients to care for themselves. Written by a highly respected diabetes educator who has suffered with diabetes for 25 years, the guide provides the clinical and personal expertise that will help nurses and other health professionals to successfully teach diabetes self-management and compliance to adults, children, adolescents, and parents. The book contains a vast reservoir of information ranging from a thorough overview of diabetes and the physical and emotional toll of living with the disease to number of teaching and motivating strategies that health care professionals can use to create individualized approaches to teaching self-management skills. The guide provides up-to-date information on drug therapies, nutrition management, exercise, chronic complications, glycemic control, diabetes in children, adolescents, and adults, diabetes in adults with special needs or mental illness, and diabetes noncompliance. Addressing the most important and current topics necessary for successful self-regulation and maintenance of diabetes, this innovative desk reference provides a quick guide and instructional tool for nurses and other health professionals who interact with diabetics. This new edition provides: Clinical guidance and expertise to successfully teach diabetes self-management to adults, adolescents, and children The clinical expertise of a leading diabetes educator and the hard-earned personal wisdom of an author who has suffered with diabetes for 25 years A new chapter on chronic complications that describes a multitude of helpful new treatments A greatly expanded section on nutrition and exercise Thoroughly updated chapters A "must read" chapter on noncompliance, including why this occurs and how to prevent it

Complete Nurse's Guide to Diabetes Care


Author: Belinda B Childs,Marjorie Cypress,Geralyn Spollett
Publisher: American Diabetes Association
ISBN: 158040717X
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 600
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The third edition of the Complete Nurse's Guide to Diabetes Care is a comprehensive resource for all nurses who work with diabetes patients. Inside, readers will find expert advice on: The evolution of the nurse's roles in diabetes care and education Recent research on complications and associated diseases Practical issues, such as the effects of anxiety, depression, and polypharmacy Updated guidelines for nutrition therapy and physical activity How diabetes affects women, children, and the elderly An extensive resources section featuring contact information for useful organizations and essential patient care The Complete Nurses Guide to Diabetes Care, 3rd Edition, gives nurses the tools they need to give quality care to the person with diabetes.

Handbook of Diabetes


Author: Rudy Bilous,Richard Donnelly
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444396188
Category: Medical
Page: 248
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Over three editions the Handbook of Diabetes has built a reputation as an essential practical manual on the assessment and management of patients with diabetes. Previously written by Gareth Williams and John Pickup, the book has been completely revised by Rudy Bilous and Richard Donnelly to reflect recent changes in diabetes treatment and care. It contains information on the new IFCC units for measuring blood glucose and the latest drugs being used to combat diabetes, as well as alternative methods of insulin delivery. The book has been fully updated and redesigned to make it even more user-friendly, and contains case histories, practice points, and landmark clinical trials highlighted in color in each chapter where appropriate. It also features an entirely new set of clinical photographs, and all 250 images from the book can be downloaded from the companion CD for use in presentations. The Handbook of Diabetes is the ideal practical handbook for all health professionals with an interest in diabetes care.

Clinical Coach for Effective Pain Management


Author: Paul Arnstein
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803625081
Category: Medical
Page: 272
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From classroom to practice—your own clinical coach by your side! Explore the importance of the nurse’s role in acute and chronic pain management with a unique approach that expands considerations beyond traditional views of pain! Coverage encompasses all of the professional, theoretical, physiological, psychological, and interpersonal knowledge you need to understand the pain experienced by patients and how to manage it more effectively.

Life with Diabetes

A Series of Teaching Outlines
Author: Martha M. Funnell
Publisher: American Diabetes Association
ISBN: 1580405762
Category: Medical
Page: 536
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Life With Diabetes is a series of teaching outlines developed and tested by the Michigan Diabetes Research and Training Center, affiliated with the Department of Medical Education of the University of Michigan Medical School. Previous editions of this teaching curriculum have been used by thousands of educators in diabetes clinics throughout North America to help their patients understand and live with the many challenges of diabetes. Each of the 22 topical chapters are detailed guides that give all the information an educator needs to cover a topic completely, yet allows each educator to speak to their patients in his or her own voice at a pace that is appropriate for each individual and class. Each topical chapter includes illustrations that can be used to show and teach important concepts, e.g., carbohydrate counting and how to manage stress, and necessary daily tasks, e.g., monitoring blood glucose and meal planning. There is also an extensive support material section that helps educators manage their educational programs. Life With Diabetes is the one book that every diabetes educator and clinic must have to provide complete and accurate health care to their diabetes patients.

Diabetes Mellitus

An Incredibly Easy Miniguide
Author: N.A
Publisher: Springhouse Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781582550121
Category: Medical
Page: 144
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Clear, simple explanations bring clarity to this complex illness. Incredibly Easy! memory joggers and an eight-page, color guide to pathophysiology help nurses and other health professionals provide expert care. Contents include understanding diabetes mellitus, preventing diabetes mellitus, assessing patients with diabetes mellitus, treating patients with diabetes mellitus, diabetes mellitus complications, and teaching the patient with diabetes mellitus.

The Art and Science of Diabetes Self-Management Education Desk Reference


Author: Susan Cornell,Cindy Halstenson,David K. Miller
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781881876427
Category:
Page: 840
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Labor and Delivery Nursing

Guide to Evidence-Based Practice
Author: Michelle Murray, PhD, RNC,Gayle Huelsmann, BSN, RNC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826110923
Category: Medical
Page: 264
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"Where was this book when I was a new nurse just learning the ropes of labor and delivery? This is a true gem of a book-a must for any new grad going into labor and deliveryÖ.I recommend this book for every labor and delivery floor." Cindy Curtis, RNC, IBCLC, CCE Former Director, The Family Birth Center Culpeper Regional Hospital Lignum, VA "The best one stop reference book for the experienced and noviced Labor and Delivery RN....Finally an excellent Labor and Delivery book by RN's -- for RN's." Garla DeWall, RNC Presbyterian Hospital in the Family Birthing Center Albuquerque, New Mexico Labor and delivery nursing requires critical thinking, constant caring, teamwork, and communication. As the first line of defense to prevent injury, labor and delivery nurses take on some of the most difficult and trying challenges in the delivery room. Murray and Huelsmann present this clinically oriented guide to help labor and delivery nurses make wise decisions in the delivery room. The authors provide a wealth of insight on how to maximize both maternal and fetal outcomes. This book provides authoritative guidance on intervention options, creation of patient-centered plans of care, and improved communication with other members of the obstetrics team. Special Features: Explains the stages and phases of delivery, pain management, patient assessment, and much more Features references, relevant graphics, skills checklists, and review questions at the end of each section Useful for RNs new to the field, seasoned practitioners looking for updated methods and data, and nurses preparing for certification and licensure With this book, nurses will gain the confidence and competence to approach labor and delivery challenges with care and efficiency.

Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) Review Manual


Author: Dr. Maryann Godshall, PhD, RN, CCRN, CPN, CNE
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826105066
Category: Medical
Page: 304
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"Nurse Educators can no longer be just experts in their specific fields; they need to be able to teach a variety of students in a variety of settings. This book encompasses all topics necessary to assist nurses to become educators. I am not aware any other books that address this area so thoroughly." Score: 98, 5 stars --Doody's ìI truly believe that your book made it possible for me to successfully complete the CNE exam! It truly is the only book you need to pass the CNE exam - I'm living proof! Thanks so much! I learned a lot from your book and intend to keep it on my desk for future reference!î óSue Carroll, MSN, RN Sentara College of Health Sciences This is the only Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) examination prep book that addresses each of the key topics outlined in the actual NLN test blueprint. The review manual serves as an indespensible resource for novice and expert nurse educators seeking to master the content needed for CNE Certification. Each chapter contains only the most important information needed for the test, breaking each topic down into its parts to facilitate quick access to core content. No other review manual offers comprehensive coverage of everything nurse educators need to know for the CNE exam, including guidelines for classroom management, practal teaching strategies, and much more. Why you need this book: Chapter content presents nurse educator core competencies as outlined in the NLN test blueprint Features practice questions in each chapter and an answer key in the back of the book with full explanations of correct answers Includes comprehensive practice test at the end of the book, also with explanations of correct answers Contains essential information on practical teaching strategies, developing lesson plans, culturally diverse students, student evaluation, and much more This guide contains the essential knowledge that all nurse educators need to pass the test and excel in teaching, thus serving as an invaluable resource for systematic review of content before taking the NLN CNE examination.

Think Like a Pancreas

A Practical Guide to Managing Diabetes with Insulin--Completely Revised and Updated
Author: Gary Scheiner
Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books
ISBN: 0738215376
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 272
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Few diabetes books focus specifically on the day-to-day issues facing people who use insulin. In this fully updated and revised edition, diabetes educator Gary Scheiner provides the tools to “think like a pancreas”—to successfully master the art and science of matching insulin to the body's ever-changing needs. Comprehensive, free of medical jargon, and packed with useful information not readily available elsewhere, this new edition covers the many strides taken in diabetes education and management since the first edition seven years ago. Think Like a Pancreas includes critical information, such as day-to-day blood glucose control and monitoring, designing an insulin program to best match your lifestyle, up-to date medication and technology, and new insulin formulations and combinations.

Pathways to a Nursing Education Career, Second Edition

Transitioning From Practice to Academia
Author: Judith A. Halstead, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN,Betsy Frank, PhD, RN, ANEF
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 082613999X
Category: Medical
Page: 222
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First Edition Winner of the Journal of Nursing Education’s Top Teaching Tools Award! This award-winning text presents top-notch guidance and a host of practical tools for nursing clinicians transitioning into a faculty role. The second edition is updated to address the many significant innovations taking place in nursing education and how they affect the faculty role including expanding emphasis on interprofessional education, increasing use of interactive teaching strategies and technology enhanced learning, acquiring research funding in a competitive environment, and the growing importance of fostering faculty leadership and succession. Enriching new chapter features include examples of tools, rubrics, and strategies to illustrate concept application; "Getting Started" callouts offering "first step" strategies/activities to help novice educators apply chapter concepts in their faculty role—also serving as ready-made faculty assignments. The second edition also includes real life case examples that guide novice educators in managing common challenges in academia. Extensive resources, strategies and tips along with guidance for self-assessment help new educators to adapt and even excel during the challenging first year in a faculty role. Content New to the Second Edition: Discusses key changes and challenges in the nursing profession, health care, higher education, and nursing education Covers teaching in interprofessional education environments Addresses teaching in technology enhanced learning environments and evolving curricular models Explains how to establish teaching "presence" Emphasizes developing faculty leaders and leadership succession Addresses acquiring funding to support research Includes new chapter on establishing student-faculty relationships Key Features: Delivers proven strategies to help novice educators assume the faculty role Provides real-life case studies describing how to manage common challenges Includes resources, tips, and strategies on navigating the first faculty year Helps novice educators to engage in self-assessment to determine "best fit" in the academic environment

Transformational Leadership in Nursing

From Expert Clinician to Influential Leader
Author: Elaine Marshall, PhD, RN, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826105295
Category: Medical
Page: 296
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2011 AJN Book of the Year Winner in Leadership and Management! The ultimate goal for Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) leaders is to develop skills that will support their ability to lead effectively through complex challenges-such as working within the constraints of tight budgets, initiating health care policy change to eliminate health disparities, and improving health care outcomes at all levels of care. This text is an invaluable instructional guide for nursing graduate students who are developing the skills needed to fulfill this new and emerging role of clinical leadership. With this book, nurses can develop leadership skills that will ultimately transform health care practice by incorporating innovative professional models of care. It provides critical information and practical tools to enhance leadership, drawing from the works of experts in business and health care leadership. This book is an important resource for DNP students, nurse practitioners, and current clinical leaders dealing with the challenges of health care for the next generation. Key topics: Cultivating the characteristics of a transformational leader: charisma, innovation, inspiration, intellect, and more Developing the role of the DNP within complex organizational systems Incorporating new care delivery, practice, and management models through leadership Navigating power, politics, and policy: building the team, understanding economics and finance, and more

Staff Educator’s Guide to Clinical Orientation, Second Edition

Onboarding Solutions fro Nurses
Author: Alvin D. Jeffery,Robin L. Jarvis,Amy Word-Allen
Publisher: Sigma
ISBN: 1945157674
Category: Medical
Page: 240
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Staff Educator’s Guide to Clinical Orientation, 2E guides readers in creating and sustaining a high-quality orientation and onboarding program that meets the needs of nurses, organizations, and patients. In this fully revised second edition, authors Alvin Jeffery, Robin Jarvis, and Amy Word-Allen provide all the tools staff educator’s need to successfully develop a nursing and healthcare workforce. Whether the staff educator is new to leading orientation efforts or a seasoned nursing staff development specialist, this book will help readers: · Understand and use the ADDIE model · Analyze, design, and implement an orientation program · Evaluate an individual’s competency · Conduct surveys and focus groups · Manage orientee errors and personality conflicts

Certified Diabetes Educator Exam Secrets

CDE Test Review for the Certified Diabetes Educator Exam
Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
ISBN: 9781609713010
Category: Medical
Page: 168
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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Certified Diabetes Educator Exam Secrets helps you ace the Certified Diabetes Educator Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Certified Diabetes Educator Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Certified Diabetes Educator Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Certified Diabetes Educator Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive content review including: Hypoglycemica, Eye Screening, Sexual Dysfunction, Neuropathy, Hyperglycemia, Weight gain, Acanthosis nigricans, Lipid Profile, Dawn Phenomenon, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, HHNS, Nutritional Habits, Learning styles, A1C, Food Labels, Medications, Somogyi Effect, NCQA, Pregnancy, Hypertension, Nutrition History, Charcot foot, IPAA, Management Skills, BMI, Weight Management, Honeymoon Period, Gestational Diabetes, Medical History, Socail Dynamics, Micronutrients, Sugar Substitutes, Blood Pressure, Ulcers, Alcohol, Glucose Monitoring, and much more...

Teaching Cultural Competence in Nursing and Health Care, Second Edition


Author: Marianne R. Jeffreys
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826117872
Category: Medical
Page: 395
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This book provides a model to guide cultural competence education in academic and health care institutions as well as professional nursing associations. The book features discussions of key issues, the dynamics of diversity in the classroom and workplace, tools for assessment and evaluation, and educational activities for easy application in academic and practice settings. It is also appropriate for related health care professions, from recuperation specialists to medical doctors. The book additionally offers a peer-reviewed, field-tested, digitally available assessment toolkit for academic and health care institutions, and for nursing organizations and associations.

Foundations of Clinical Nurse Specialist Practice, Second Edition


Author: Janet S. Fulton, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, ANEF, FAAN,Brenda L. Lyon, PhD,Kelly A. Goudreau, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826129676
Category: Medical
Page: 512
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2014 AJN Book of the Year Award Winner in Advanced Practice Nursing, First Place Designated a Doody's Core Title! "This widely acclaimed resource has been improved with this update. It is an excellent addition to the library of clinical nurse specialist students, faculty, and current practitioners. The release of the second edition ensures that the information is current for the ever-changing healthcare environment." Score: 100, 5 stars Now in its second edition, this highly acclaimed text remains the only cohesive, comprehensive textbook and professional reference for CNS education and practice. Supported by theory, research, and current literature, the text focuses on CNS roles and scope of practice, expanding opportunities in primary and home care settings, and on outcomes of CNS practice across the care continuum. This second edition reflects two emerging trends affecting CNS practice: an increased focus on transitional care (continuity across the care setting continuum) and new Centers for Medicare Services reimbursement rules related to pressure ulcers, fall and infection prevention, and pain management. Additionally, the second edition places increased emphasis on CNS practice outcomes and newly emerging roles in chronic illness management in primary and home care settings. Contributors to this edition represent the ìWhoís Whoî of CNS Nursing. Outstanding features include text boxes throughout that highlight core competencies and practice outcomes identified in NACNSís Statement on Clinical Nurse Specialist Practice and Education. Additional chapter features include discussion questions, analysis and synthesis exercises, and clinical application considerations. The text also contains four models of CNS specialty care, and 10 exemplars of CNS practice, all including outcomes. New to the Second Edition: Increased focus on transitional care, primary care, program evaluation, and opportunities for CNS within the ACO and Medicare Emphasis on CNS role and practice outcomes pertaining to care of pressure ulcers, fall and infection prevention, and pain management New chapter on Program Evaluation New chapter on Affordable Care Organizations: New Horizons for CNS Practice New chapter on economics of CNS practice New chapter on CNS in primary care

Social Work ASWB Clinical Exam Guide, Second Edition

A Comprehensive Study Guide for Success
Author: Dawn Apgar, PhD, LSW, ACSW
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826147143
Category: Education
Page: 384
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Print version of the book includes free access to the app (web, iOS, and Android), which offers interactive Q&A review plus the entire text of the print book! Please note the app is included with print purchase only. Written by a renowned social work educator, this thoroughly updated guide helps readers identify their weak areas so they know what to focus on to pass the 2018 ASWB® Clinical licensure exam on the first attempt! Written by a renowned social work educator rather than an unknown at a test preparation company, this thoroughly updated guide helps readers identify their weak areas so they know what to focus on to pass the 2018 ASWB® Clinical licensure exam! Reviewers applaud the book’s unique test-taking tips and strategies which are based on the author’s extensive knowledge of the exam. A thorough review of the four content areas of the updated 2018 Clinical exam is provided. The 170-question practice test with explanations of the correct answers mirrors the actual exam in length and structure. This invaluable guide has been praised by social workers across the country as essential to passing the ASWB® Clinical Exam on the first attempt! Highlights include: Updated to reflect ASWB’s revised 2018 test blueprint used for test construction. Content available via an app in addition to the print version so test takers can study using multiple mediums. Written by a renowned social work educator who has helped thousands of test takers pass the exam through her invaluable workshops. Provides a thorough content review of the four core areas of the updated 2018 Clinical examination: human development, diversity, and behavior in the environment; assessment, diagnosis, and treatment planning; psychotherapy, clinical interventions, and case management; and professional values and ethics. Readers applaud the invaluable tips for how to read the questions, overcome test anxiety, avoid common pitfalls, and assess one’s learning style which help foster exam confidence. Begins with a self-assessment to help identify areas of strength and weakness. A full practice test with 170 questions that mirrors the actual ASWB® Clinical Exam in length, structure, and content, with detailed explanations of the correct answers. Identifies the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities statements (KSAs) for each question so test-takers can easily locate relevant source materials for further study. Questions are distinct from those in the author’s Social Work ASWB® Clinical Practice Test.

You CAN Teach Med-Surg Nursing!

The Authoritative Guide and Toolkit for the Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical Instructor
Author: Mary Alice Miller,Mary Miller, RN, MSN,CCRN,Deborah C. Wirwicz,Deborah Wirwicz, BSN, MSN.Ed
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826119077
Category: Medical
Page: 352
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This is the first comprehensive resource for clinical medical-surgical nursing instructors responsible for guiding students through their entire clinical rotation. Filling a huge gap in resources for instructors required to teach the medical-surgical nursing course, it contains everything the new or adjunct instructor needs to teach expertly and confidently. The guide features a week-by-week instructional plan for the clinical rotation and includes all materials necessary to effectively perform administrative leadership and supervision, assess students’ knowledge and learning styles, maximize the learning process, simplify evaluation, and help ensure a smooth transition to clinical practice.

Fast Facts for the Clinical Nursing Instructor

Clinical Teaching in a Nutshell, Second Edition
Author: Eden Zabat Kan, PhD, RN,Susan Stabler-Haas, MSN, RN, CS, LMFT
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826118992
Category: Medical
Page: 208
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Praise for the First Edition: "[O]ffers advice on everything from organizing the clinical experience to understanding the legal issues of clinical education....The authors have 32 years of combined teaching experience and are able to offer quality, real life, clear instructions and advice in an easy-to-read book that easily slips into a lab coat pocket for a ready reference. This is a must have for the new clinical instructor as well as a concise reference for those who have been in the trenches but could use some streamlining to their teaching methods."--Nursing Education Perspectives This new edition of the popular ìFast Factsî guide to nursing education continues to provide a wealth of pragmatic information about preparing nurses to become top-notch clinical instructors. Using real-life experiences, the guide follows the instructor from day one through clinical assignments to complete an entire rotation. Substantially revised, it includes: Two new chapters: The role of simulation in clinical learning Sample letters of reference and how to obtain them New or revised information: Case studies of negative experiences that illustrate what not to do as a clinical instructor New examples of online modules Changes in accreditation requirements How to foster student accountability Preparing for your clinical teaching assignment How to organize your semester regarding goals, communication with students, establishing student expectations, and more Changes in student and teacher liability How to identify and help weak students How to deal with punctuality and absences Safety concerns The book describes policies and procedures with which instructors must be familiar, and reviews legal issues including confidentiality and patient privacy. Proper documentation and student evaluations are discussed as well as how to conduct student clinical conferences. Also covered are ways to make efficient use of onsite personnel and the instructorís responsibility regarding NCLEX preparation. This is a valuable resource for nurses who are beginning their professional teaching careers and for seasoned faculty trying to optimize the learning experience for their students.