Affiliation: University of Plymouth
- The effect of an interactive e-drug calculations package on nursing students' drug calculation ability and self-efficacyMiriam McMullan
Faculty of Health, University of Plymouth, UK
Int J Med Inform 80:421-30. 2011....
- Patient safety: numerical skills and drug calculation abilities of nursing students and registered nursesMiriam McMullan
Faculty of Health, University of Plymouth, UK
J Adv Nurs 66:891-9. 2010..This paper is a report of a correlational study of the relations of age, status, experience and drug calculation ability to numerical ability of nursing students and Registered Nurses...
- Using portfolios for clinical practice learning and assessment: the pre-registration nursing student's perspectiveMiriam McMullan
Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, Peninsula Allied Health Centre, Derriford Road, Plymouth PL6 8BH, UK
Nurse Educ Today 28:873-9. 2008....
- Students' perceptions on the use of portfolios in pre-registration nursing education: a questionnaire surveyMirjam McMullan
Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
Int J Nurs Stud 43:333-43. 2006..Portfolios encourage both personal and professional development through the process of reflective practice and critical analysis. In clinical placements portfolios are used both as a learning tool and as an assessment tool...
- Patients using the Internet to obtain health information: how this affects the patient-health professional relationshipMiriam McMullan
University of Plymouth, Faculty of Health and Social Work, School of Health Professions, Peninsula Allied Health Centre, Derriford Road, Plymouth PL6 9BH, UK
Patient Educ Couns 63:24-8. 2006..A review of the literature was carried out to determine the use of the Internet for health information by the patient and how this could affect the patient-health professional relationship...
- Math anxiety, self-efficacy, and ability in British undergraduate nursing studentsMiriam McMullan
Faculty of Health, Education and Society, University of Plymouth, Peninsula Allied Health Centre, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
Res Nurs Health 35:178-86. 2012..50, p < .001) followed by drug calculation self-efficacy (beta = 0.16, p = .04). Early testing is recommended for basic numerical skills. Faculty are advised to refresh students' numerical skills before introducing drug calculations...
- Models of portfoliosChristine Webb
Uniververisty of Plymouth, Institute of Health Studies, Exeter, UK
Med Educ 36:897-8. 2002
- Implementing competency recommendations into pre-registration nursing curricula: effects upon levels of confidence in clinical skillsPaul Farrand
Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth Exeter Campus, Room 114 Veysey Building, UK
Nurse Educ Today 26:97-103. 2006..The positive effect that the competency recommendations had upon levels of confidence in nursing practice, and the implications of such changes to curricula are discussed...
- Evaluating portfolio assessment systems: what are the appropriate criteria?Christine Webb
Institute of Health Studies, University of Plymouth, 44 Chandlers Walk, Exeter EX2 6AS, UK
Nurse Educ Today 23:600-9. 2003..The purpose of this paper is to discuss how portfolio assessment processes should be evaluated...
- Exploring the numeracy skills of nurses and students when performing drug calculationsMiriam McMullan
Faculty of Health, University of Plymouth
Nurs Times 106:10-2. 2010..It is essential for patient safety that nurses are able to competently perform numerical and drug calculations...
- Portfolios and assessment of competence: a review of the literatureMirjam McMullan
University of Plymouth, Institute of Health Studies, Plymouth, UK
J Adv Nurs 41:283-94. 2003..Initial consideration of the topic revealed the need to clarify the terminology and approaches used to assess competence using portfolios, and therefore the literature review was conducted to inform the study...
- Feasibility of combining e-health for patients with e-learning for students using synchronous technologiesRay Jones
School of Nursing and Community Studies, Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK
J Adv Nurs 56:99-109. 2006..This paper is a report of a project to introduce and evaluate methods for using information and communication technologies to involve academic staff, students, and patients in a common synchronous e-learning environment...
- Learning in practice--practice educator roleRosalynd Jowett
Learning, Teaching, and Quality Enhancement, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Southampton, UK
Nurse Educ Pract 7:266-71. 2007..The study indicates that practice educators are seen as supportive to both mentors and students and are perceived as a vital link between the University and practice environment...
- Making portfolios work in practiceJulie Scholes
Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Research, University of Brighton, Brighton, UK
J Adv Nurs 46:595-603. 2004....