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Using a First-Year Seminar to Introduce Nursing

Mennenga, Heidi A. PhD, RN; Tschetter, Lois EdD, RN

Nurse Educator:
doi: 10.1097/NNE.0b013e3182a0e5d0
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First-year seminar courses designed to aid the transition of freshmen students to the collegiate experience are commonplace requirements at many 4-year institutions. The authors describe the development, implementation, and outcomes of a first-year seminar course with introductory nursing content.

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Author Affiliations: Assistant Professors (Drs Mennenga and Tschetter), College of Nursing, South Dakota State University, Brookings.

The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

Correspondence: Dr Mennenga, College of Nursing, South Dakota State University, Box 2275, Brookings, SD 57007 (

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