University of Jordan- Faculty of Nursing

Research Priorities

 

 

Approved August 2008 by the NLN Board of Governors

Research Priorities in Nursing Education

 

p  Innovations in Nursing Education: Creating Reform

  1. New pedagogies
  2. Use of instructional technology, including new approaches to laboratory/simulated learning
  3. Flexible curriculum designs
  4. Community-driven models for curriculum development
  5. Process for reforming nursing education
  6. Educational systems and infrastructures
  7. Student/teacher learning partnerships
  8. Community-based nursing and service learning strategies
  9. Clinical teaching models
  10. New models for teacher preparation and faculty development, particularly as they relate to minority faculty and preparation for teaching diverse student populations.

 

p  Evaluation Research in Nursing Education: Evaluating Reform

  1. Economics of and productivity in nursing education
  2. Quality improvement processes
  3. Program evaluation models
  4. Student and teacher experiences in schools of nursing
  5. Evaluating the success of diverse student populations
  6. Nursing education innovations, including facilitators and barriers to innovation and reform
  7. Best practices in schooling, teaching, and learning
  8. Grading, testing, and evaluation of students, faculty, and curricula

 

p  Development of the Science of Nursing Education: Evidence-based Reform

  1. Best practices in schooling, teaching, and learning
  2. Nursing education database development
  3. Strategies supportive of nursing education researchers
  4. Validation of key concepts and keywords related to evidence-based teaching practices
  5. Meta-analysis related to innovation or evaluation in nursing education
  6. Concept analysis related to innovation or evaluation in nursing education

 

Jordan- Nursing Research Priorities

n  Research Priorities According to Health and Illness

1.      Individuals reaction to chronic illnesses such as diabetes, hypertension and asthma

2.      Gender issues related to chronic illnesses

3.      Palliative care and symptom management (e.g. pain, dyspnea, fatigue)

4.      Impact of Cardiovascular diseases on population

5.      Mental well-being

6.      Promoting healthy lifestyle practices

7.      Screening for acute and chronic illnesses and disabilities

8.      Rehabilitation; patient education; self management

9.      Health needs/issues of vulnerable groups as women, children, handicapped and elderly

10.  Health disparities

11.  Accidents prevention.

12.  Environmental health /Occupational

13.  Health  Counseling

 

 

 

n  Clinical care priorities

1.      Outcomes of care delivery

2.      Staffing issues in practice

3.      Communication in clinical areas

4.      Quality of care

5.      Nurses practice roles

6.      Advanced/specialized roles

 

n  Management priorities

1.      Recruitment and retention

2.      Shortage of nurses

3.      Role of nurse managers

4.      Leadership roles

5.      Health and safety in practice

6.      Nursing contribution to health policy and decision making

 

 

n  Education Priorities

Innovations

1.      New approaches

2.      Use of instructional technology, including new approaches to laboratory/simulated learning

3.      Flexible curriculum designs

4.      Community-driven models for curriculum development

5.      Educational systems and infrastructures

6.      Student/teacher learning partnerships

 

Evaluation

1.      Quality improvement processes

2.      Program evaluation models

3.      Student and teacher experiences in schools of nursing

4.      Nursing education innovations, including facilitators and barriers to innovation and reform

5.      Best practices in teaching and learning

6.      Grading, testing and evaluation of students, faculty and curricula

7.      Development of the Science

8.      Best practices in teaching and learning /evidence based-learning

9.      Nursing education database development.

10.  Cost effectiveness of health and nursing care/interventions.

11.  Outcomes of care delivery

12.  Staffing issues in practice

13.  Communication in clinical areas

14.  Empowerment of nurses/contribution to health policy development and decision making.

15.  Nursing shortage including immigration, recruitment and retention

16.  Best practices in teaching and learning.

 

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