Nurses too nice or too wary to fail nursing students

August 2014
Nursing Review (1173-8014);Aug/Sep2014, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p4
The article discusses Southern Institute of Technology nursing school head Sally Dobbs' thesis which explored why clinical nurse educators find it difficult to fail student nurses. Topics discussed include her first-hand experience of failing a Kiwi student, the dilemma faced by clinical nurse educators, the common assessment test used by educators when making the call to pass or fail student and educators' entry into education with minimal training on assessment.


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