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Nurse Educator:
doi: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000000037
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Guidelines for Response to Student Requests for Academic Considerations: Support Versus Enabling

Meloy, Faye PhD, RN; Gambescia, Stephen F. PhD, MCHES

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Abstract

Nursing faculty have a vested interest in student success, and the emphasis on caring that is inherent in the nursing profession presents opportunities and challenges in dealing with the spectrum of requests from students for academic considerations or official disability-related accommodations. This article presents contemporary examples of requests for academic consideration or notification of disability-related accommodation from nursing students in academic or clinical endeavors and provides suggestions for best practice.

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