Cathy R. Fulton, RN, ANP-BC, FNP-BC
Carol Clark, DNP, RN, FNP-BC
Stephanie Dickinson, MStat
Nurse Educator. 42(4):195-198, July/August 2017
An assumption in nursing education is that clinical experience equals competent practice. Knowing the extent of learning acquired during these experiences is important, and in graduate nursing education, this is not always known. In this video, the authors describe a study on the nature of clinical hours that nurse practitioner students complete during practicum courses and explored activities of students when not engaged in direct patient care. This is a must read article if you are teaching in an advanced practice nursing program.