Guidelines for assessment and instruction in statistics education (GAISE): Extending GAISE into nursing education

Matthew J. Hayat

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Abstract

Statistics coursework is usually a core curriculum requirement for nursing students at all degree levels. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) establishes curriculum standards for academic nursing programs. However, the AACN provides little guidance on statistics education and does not offer standardized competency guidelines or recommendations about course content or learning objectives. Published standards may be used in the course development process to clarify course content and learning objectives. This article includes suggestions for implementing and integrating recommendations given in the Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Statistics Education (GAISE) report into statistics education for nursing students.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)192-198
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Nursing Education
Volume53
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)
  • Education

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