We are different: Learning needs of accelerated second-degree nursing students

Martha Driessnack, Paula Mobily, Anita Stineman, Lou Ann Montgomery, Toni Clow, Shelly Eisbach

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In this study, the authors explored the perceptions of effective teaching-learning strategies from the perspective of graduates of a second-degree prelicensure nursing program. Data were collected using interviews and analyzed using qualitative description. Seven themes were identified. These findings provide a unique perspective in identifying teaching strategies for use with these students and may provide insight and direction to others who have considered or are considering second-degree prelicensure programs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)214-218
Number of pages5
JournalNurse Educator
Issue number5
StatePublished - 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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