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Improving Adjunct Nursing Instructors’ Knowledge of Student Assessment in Clinical Courses

Johnson, Kelly Vowell EdD, RN

doi: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000000205
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Utilization of adjunct nursing instructors to teach clinical courses is common in nursing programs. The purpose of this study was to examine the outcomes of a faculty development workshop on clinical evaluation for adjunct instructors. The results indicated instructors valued using a student-oriented learning outline, gained knowledge about assessment, and indicated they would engage in activities that could increase their knowledge of assessment.

Author Affiliation: Undergraduate Coordinator, Nursing, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.

The author declares no conflicts of interest.

Correspondence: Dr Johnson, Eleanor Mann School of Nursing, University of Arkansas, 606 Razorback Rd, Fayetteville, AR 72701 (

Accepted for publication: June 18, 2015

Published ahead of print: August 11, 2015

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