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Online Learning: Advantages and Challenges in Implementing an Effective Practicum Experience

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Executing an effective clinical practicum experience for distance learners requires systems to be in place to ensure that all students receive a quality clinical experience and meet course and program objectives. Key to achieving these successful outcomes is recognizing and overcoming the challenges involved in designing graduate practica for Master of Science in nursing candidates. A systematic approach is presented for consideration.

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Mitchell, M. and Delgado, C. (2014) Online Learning: Advantages and Challenges in Implementing an Effective Practicum Experience. Open Journal of Nursing, 4, 379-384. doi: 10.4236/ojn.2014.46044.

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