Title

Bridging the Theory-Practice Gap Using Simulation to Teach Care of Patients With Disabilities

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-2020

School

Professional Nursing Practice

Abstract

© 2020 Organization for Associate Degree Nursing Nurse educators recognize a theory to practice gap (TPG) exists and are tasked with finding solutions. Simulation is identified as an active learning strategy that is a promising option for bridging the TPG. This article will present an example of a recognized TPG in a chronic care medical-surgical nursing course and discuss the process utilized to educate nursing students and bridge the gap through simulation.

Publication Title

Teaching and Learning in Nursing

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