Problem-based learning in an undergraduate nursing programme: a case study.

@article{Andrews1996ProblembasedLI,
  title={Problem-based learning in an undergraduate nursing programme: a case study.},
  author={Margaret E Andrews and P R Jones},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={1996},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={357-65}
}
Over the past 15 years, the 'theory-practice gap' has been a recurrent theme in the nurse education literature. Numerous explanations are put forward for its existence, along with many suggestions as to how the apparent divide can be bridged. A key component of nursing practice is problem-solving but not all nurses are competent at finding suitable solutions to the problems they face in practice settings. Therefore ways of developing learner proficiency in problem-solving is crucial and should… CONTINUE READING