When students have extenuating personal situations, educators must consider if, when, and how to intervene.
Cynthia M Thomas, EdD, RNC, CDONA, is Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing at Ball State University, Muncie Indiana. She teaches leadership/management in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. Cindy is a member of Traders Point Christian Church in Whitestown, Indiana.
Roberta Allen, MA, RN, is an instructor in the School of Nursing at Ball State University, Muncie Indiana. Roberta coteaches the leadership/management undergraduate course and the healthcare terminology course in the undergraduate program. Roberta is a member of St. Francis Church in Muncie, Indiana.