During this unprecedented time in the history of the world, nursing students and nursing faculty have literally been immersed in a health pandemic and yet expected to learn, perform, and excel within this limitation. The following methods will be utilized to gather data for analysis. Using reflective techniques, we will examine students and faculty perceptions about learning during the pandemic. Exploring databases, we will incorporate current research findings as they pertain to learning during the pandemic. Finally, we will focus on developing strategies that require all of us to think outside the box to improve engagement and student/faculty outcomes.
Daryle Wane, PhD, APRN-FNP-BC, BSN Program Director of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program at Pasco-Hernando State College, has 41 years of professional experience in nursing and 29 years in higher education. She has taught nursing classes across the curriculum in Bachelor’s, Associate Degree (Generic and Transition) and LPN programs. She has developed nursing curriculum and designed nursing programs functioning as a subject matter expert and a participant member of the Instructional Technology design team. She has authored several publications in nursing and nutrition, serves as a Peer Reviewer for several journals/organizations such as Nursing Perspectives Journal, Journal of Advanced Nursing, MEDSURG journal, Journal of Nursing Education Practice and AAOS (American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons). She is also a member of the Editorial Board of Annals of Public Health and Research Journal and serves as an editor for Medicine. Academic degrees and certification include: BA in Nutrition from Brooklyn College, BA in Nursing from Downstate Medical Center, a Master of Science degree and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Nursing Science from University of South Florida, Board certified Family Nurse Practitioner and member of Sigma Theta Tau.