Innovative Strategies for Promoting Clinical Scholarship: A Holistic Approach.Elberson, Karen L. PhD, RN; Williams, Susan A. DNS, RNHolistic Nursing Practice: April 1996 Clinical Innovation and Scholarship: PDF Only Abstract The article discusses a holistic approach to clinical scholarship by examining dimensions of scholarship and patterns of knowing. Innovative clinical teaching strategies in relation to these dimensions of scholarship and patterns of knowing are identified. Experiential learning, content mapping, and portable patient problem packs are explored. Knowledge building and creativity in the process of educating students are imperative. Nurse educators are challenged to develop new paradigms for nursing education that create a dynamic learning environment and result in enhanced clinical scholarship. (C) Williams & Wilkins 1996. All Rights Reserved.