The idaho dedicated education unit model: Cost-effective, high-quality education

Pamela J. Springer, Patricia Johnson, Bonnie Lind, Eldon Walker, Joanne Clavelle, Nancy Jensen

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Faculty face many challenges in delivering clinical education, including faculty availability, the complexity of the faculty role, and limited clinical placements. Dedicated education units (DEUs) are being explored as alternatives to traditional clinical placement models. The authors describe the successful development of a DEU that resulted in positive student outcomes at reduced cost to both the school and the medical center.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)262-267
Number of pages6
JournalNurse Educator
Issue number6
StatePublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)
  • Education
  • Fundamentals and skills
  • LPN and LVN


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