Hensel, Desirée. (2017, September/October). Using Q methodology to assess learning outcomes following the implementation of a concept-based curriculum. Nurse Educator, 42(5), 250-254. (doi: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000000357) (previously listed as in press)

Abstract: The use of a concept-based curriculum in nursing education is increasing, but assessing its impact remains challenging. This project discusses how Q methodology was used to evaluate our prelicensure program’s outcome of creating practitioners who were ready to practice in diverse environments before and after a concept-based curricular revision. The successes and challenges of the revision are discussed.

Desirée Hensel <desiree.hensel>, formerly of Indiana University, has become the Founding Dean of the School of Nursing, Curry College, Milton, MA (USA).

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