[Answered] NR 535 Week 5 Discussion: Teaching in a Skills Laboratory Environment


NR 535 Theoretical Foundations & Instructional Strategies For The Nurse Educator


Collaboration Cafe: Teaching in a Skills Laboratory Environment (graded)

  • Describe a skill with that the learners in the clinical environment are struggling to learn.
  • Discuss how the nurse educator in the scenario creates an opportunity to enhance learning through a focused skills laboratory activity.
  • Explain how the experiential learning activity in the skills laboratory will be carried out. How will this skills laboratory activity improve learning outcomes? Provide an example.
  • How will this skills laboratory learning activity cultivate clinical decision-making skills? Provide an example.


My previous scenario was concerning a nursing instructor undergraduate BSN nursing students in the simulation lab to strengthen their critical thinking thereby growing their clinical judgement . The instructor has used two instructional strategies to facilitate learning are learner outcomes and needs of patient in the clinical setting. The learner outcomes would consist of the use of the one or more of the domains. The need of the patient helps the learner to assess what is priority for the patient. One skill that the students are struggling to learn are the assessment of breath sounds. The nurse educator has to make the environment conducive to learning. The instructor decides to place the students in pairs to assess each other’s breath sounds. The instructor listens with the student with a teaching stethoscope to guide the student in listening to breath sounds.…please click the purchase button below to access the entire solution at $5