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Implementing Team-Based Learning in a Nurse Practitioner Curriculum

Corbridge, Susan J. PhD, APN, FAANP; Corbridge, Tom MD; Tiffen, Jennifer PhD, APN; Carlucci, Melissa MS, APN

doi: 10.1097/NNE.0b013e3182a0e416
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Team-based learning (TBL) is an innovative, learner-centered teaching strategy that promotes active learning. The authors describe their experience with implementing TBL in an adult-gerontology acute and primary care course for nurse practitioners as well as their evaluation of student outcomes.

Author Affiliations: Director, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program (Dr S.J. Corbridge); Director, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program (Dr Tiffen); Clinical Instructor (Ms Carlucci), Department of Biobehavioral Health Science, University of Illinois at Chicago; Professor of Medicine and Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Dr T. Corbridge), Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois.

The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

Correspondence: Dr S.J. Corbridge, Department of Biobehavioral Health Science, College of Nursing at University of Illinois, 845 S Damen Ave (MC 820), Chicago, IL 60612 (

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