The Nurse’s Reality Gap

Many faculty members struggle as they watch students who were successful in school become discouraged upon entering clinical practice. The questions become, “Who is failing?” and “What can be done to better prepare novoice nurses for the reality of today’s nursing field?”

Author and educator Leslie Neal-Boylan asks hard questions about why students who succeed academically may fail in nursing jobs. Both faculty members and students will find insight and solutions for bridging the gap between nursing school and the realities of practice and the profession.