Describe the role of the practical nursing student.
DefinitionDescription should include
- mission/philosophy of the practical nursing program
- school/classroom policies and procedures
- requirements of the standards set forth by the Board of Nursing
- elements of effective learning environments
- methods and styles of learning and time management.
- What are the rules, policies, and procedures regarding the nursing program at school and in the classroom?
- In what ways do classroom demeanor; reading and memory-enhancing techniques; studying, note-taking, test-taking, and time-management skills contribute to academic success?
- In what ways do the mission, philosophy, and objectives of the practical nursing program influence the nursing curriculum?
- What is the student's responsibility regarding learning through lectures, multimedia, CAI instruction, and reading assignments?
Related Standards of Learning
The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
- Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
- Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
- Analyze technical writing for clarity.
- Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
- Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
- Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
- Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
- Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
- Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).
The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
- Critically evaluate quality, accuracy, and validity of information.
- Make sense of information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view or bias.
- Synthesize relevant information from primary and secondary sources and present it in a logical sequence.
- Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.