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Academic accreditation

04 November 1998

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

If you are planning to take a course at a higher education institution, you may be able to claim academic credit for learning from experience. Some people are put...

Experiential learning and critical thinking in nursing

24 April 1996

Nursing Standard

Reflective practice

Reflection on practice is an integral component of experiential learning theory (Boud et al 1985. Boyd and Fales 1983. Kolb 1984). Methods of experiential learning...

Preparing assessors for continuous assessment

20 January 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Student nurses are continuously assessed during their common foundation programme to establish their clinical competence. But, as this study shows, many...

Critical companionship part 2: using the framework

19 November 2003

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Part 1 presented the critical companionship framework for facilitating experiential learning, with exemplars of expertise. The development and testing of the...

Critical companionship: part 1

12 November 2003

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article is the first of two presenting critical companionship as a metaphor and framework for learning from healthcare experiences. Critical companionship is a...

Service improvement as an experiential tool for postgraduate students and service providers

01 July 2015

Nursing Management


A project developed at Buckinghamshire New University is connecting postgraduate students in health and social care programmes, including nursing, social work and...

Results of cross-faculty ‘capstone’ assessments involving nursing and performing arts students

06 September 2018

Nursing Management

embodied simulation

This article describes how ‘capstone’ assessments were created to provide two different student groups, nursing and performing arts students, with a lived experience...

Student-led simulation: preparing students for leadership

25 October 2018

Nursing Management

evidence and practice

It is vital to prepare nurses to become informed leaders with the required knowledge and skills to support effective patient care and outcomes. This article...
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