Advanced Care Concepts
- Health & Wellness
- Mercer Health, Coldwater OH
A student’s journey through nursing school is often filled with extensive hours of classroom preparation, studying, writing care plans, and preparing for clinical experiences.
The Pearls for Nursing School Success course is designed to assist the new nursing school student tackle the multiple obstacles facing them. Many of the obstacles include inappropriate time management skills, failure to organize and lack of critical thinking skills. Today’s nursing school students typically experience a multitude of stressors which can further hinder their success. Nursing school success is accomplished by finding and maintaining a delicate balance of all of these stressors.
This 2 ½ hour course is designed to assist the new nursing student in:
üIdentifying pitfalls to successful time and stress management.
üIdentifying the various types of learning strategies by completing a learning inventory.
üIdentifying current study preparation habits and isolate barriers to successful studying.
üDefining critical thinking and adapting it to the nursing process.
üDeveloping an understanding of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs.
üUnderstanding the basic components of test question construction.
üIdentifying the key strategies of successful test taking.
üDeveloping a positive self-esteem to improve nursing school success.