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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present a study evaluating the impact of a dedicated education unit (DEU) model on outcome measures of critical thinking, anxiety, self-confidence in clinical decision making, self-efficacy, and confidence in Bachelor of Science in nursing (BSN) students.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Explain the educational strategy of DEUs and the methodology used to investigate their impact on undergraduate nursing students.
  2. Recall the results of the study and their implications for education and nursing professional development.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: JNPD1119
Published: Nov/Dec 2019
Expires: 12/3/2021
Required Passing Score: 14/19 (73%)
Authors: Kathleen Vnenchak, MSN, RN, CNML; Marnie Lynn Sperling, MSN, RN, APN-C, DMD; Kathleen Kelley, DNP,MSN, RN, CCRN,CNRN; Brenda Petersen, PhD,MSN, RN, APN-C, CPNP-PC; Wendy Silverstein, DNP, RN, CNML; Olivia Petzoldt, BSN, RN-BC; Lise Cooper, DMH, MSN, RN-BC; Mildred Ortu Kowalski, PhD, RN, NE-BC, CCRP
Categories: Education
Specialties: Education, Management