August 3, 2006
Patricia Graham, assistant professor of nursing at Morningside College, is co-author of an article published in the July/August 2006 edition of the professional journal Nurse Educator.
The article “Promoting an Active Clinical Learning Environment for Associate Degree Nursing Students” was written by Graham, M.S.N., R.N., and Sharon R. Redding, M.N., R.N. Redding is associate professor of nursing at College of Saint Mary in Omaha, Neb.
The article reflects the authors’ experiences in the planning process, clinical coordination and faculty roles, positive student experiences in diverse settings, and their successful outcomes in relation to the challenges nursing educators face in developing and implementing clinical learning opportunities.
Graham came to Morningside in August 2005. She was previously a faculty member for five years at College of Saint Mary, where she served as an instructor, course coordinator, and academic advisor in the associate degree nursing program.
Graham graduated from College of Saint Mary in 1998 with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She received a master’s degree in nursing with an emphasis in health systems and community health from the University of Nebraska-Omaha in 2002. Graham is certified in medical surgical nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). She is a member of the American Nursing Association, the College of Saint Mary Honor Society, and Sigma Theta Tau, the International Honor Society of Nursing.
Read the abstract here.