Virtual community internships in the classroom: testing an intervention.

@article{Ward2011VirtualCI,
  title={Virtual community internships in the classroom: testing an intervention.},
  author={Louise S. Ward and Penny Killian},
  journal={Nurse educator},
  year={2011},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={40-4}
}
The complexity of community-oriented practice can be difficult to convey to undergraduate nursing students. A modified problem-based learning (PBL) unit with virtual nursing "internships" was tested as a means of conveying the interrelatedness of community nursing practice. A total of 184 accelerated, second-degree nursing students, enrolled in either of 2 academic quarters, participated in the quasi-experimental study. Findings indicate that modified PBL and virtual internships hold promise… CONTINUE READING

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