OTHER PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLESCOLLABORATIVE TESTING as a Learning Strategy in Nursing Education: A Review of the LiteratureSANDAHL, SHERYL S.Author Information About the AuthorSheryl S. Sandahl, DNP, MPH, RN, CNP, is an assistant professor, School of Nursing, College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota. For more information, contact Dr. Sandahl email@example.com. Nursing Education Perspectives: May-June 2009 - Volume 30 - Issue 3 - p 171-175 Buy Abstract ABSTRACT Nurses are important members of a patient's interprofessional health care team. A primary goal of nursing education is to prepare nursing professionals who can work collaboratively with other team members for the benefit of the patient. Collaborative learning strategies provide students with opportunities to learn and practice collaboration. Collaborative testing is a collaborative learning strategy used to foster knowledge development, critical thinking in decision-making, and group processing skills. This article reviews the theoretical basis for collaborative learning and research on collaborative testing in nursing education. Copyright 2009 by National League for Nursing, Inc.