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May 9, 1953

Clinical Instruction and Its Integration in the Curriculum.

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By Deborah MacLurg Jensen, R.N., B.S., M.A., Instructor in Nursing Education in Sociology, University of Missouri, Columbia. In collaboration with Elizabeth O'Connell, R.N., B.S., M.S., Ruth E. Lindberg, R.N., B.S., M.S.Ed., and Dillie R. Gulmi, R.N., B.S.N.E. Third edition. Cloth. $5.75. Pp. 542, with illustrations. C. V. Mosby Company, 3207 Washington Blvd, St. Louis 3, 1952.

JAMA. 1953;152(2):197. doi:10.1001/jama.1953.03690020089033

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The aim of the author in this edition is to lessen the gap between theory and practice in all aspects of nursing and to strengthen the position of clinical instruction as an integral part of the curriculum in schools of nursing. To keep pace with the changing emphasis in clinical teaching in nursing education, the title of this book has been changed in each successive edition: it was first published in 1942 under the title "The Principle and Practice of Ward Teaching."

Unit 1 presents an over-all view of nursing education from early development to contemporary school programs. In unit 2, the whole curriculum is discussed in its various phases, such as planning, integration, selecting and evaluating teaching material, and administration. This chapter will provide the clinical instructor with a view of the total plan in the school in which she will develop instruction in her clinical field. Methods of

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