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The Flipped Classroom: Strategies for an Undergraduate Nursing Course

Schlairet, Maura C. EdD, MA, MSN, RN, CNL; Green, Rebecca DNS, RN, NCSN; Benton, Melissa J. PhD, RN, GCNS-BC, FACSM

doi: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000000096
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This article presents the authors’ experience with flipping a Fundamental Concepts of Nursing course for students in an undergraduate baccalaureate program. Authors describe implementing a flipped class, practical strategies to transform students’ learning experience, and lessons learned. This article serves as a guide to faculty and programs seeking to develop and implement the flipped class model in nursing education.

Author Affiliations: Associate Professor of Nursing and Bioethicist (Dr Schlairet) and Assistant Professor of Nursing (Dr Green), College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Valdosta State University, Georgia; and Associate Professor (Dr Benton), Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

This study was supported in part by a Valdosta State University Faculty Research and Scholarship Grant.

The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

Correspondence: Dr Schlairet, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Valdosta State University, 1500 N Patterson St, Valdosta, GA 31698 (

Accepted for publication: August 23, 2014

Published ahead of print date: October 6, 2014

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