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A Remediation Process for Nursing Students at Risk for Clinical Failure

Gallant, Mae MN, RN; MacDonald, Jo-Ann MN, RN; Smith Higuchi, Kathryn A. PhD, RN


The authors propose a remediation process for nursing students at risk for clinical failure. The process is embedded within the context of clinical evaluation and includes the use of a learning contract as an integral component. The strengths and limits of the process and suggestions for further development are included.

Authors' Affiliations: Assistant Professor (Ms Gallant and Ms MacDonald), School of Nursing, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island; Assistant Professor (Dr Higuchi), School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Corresponding Author: Ms Gallant, School of Nursing, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada C1A 4P3 (

© 2006 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.