Problem-based Learning in Nursing

A new model for a new context

  • Sally Glen
  • Kay Wilkie

Part of the Nurse Education in Practice book series (NEP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Iain Burns, Sally Glen
    Pages 1-10
  3. Kay Wilkie
    Pages 11-36
  4. Joyce Wise
    Pages 69-86
  5. Di Marks-Maran, B. Gail Thomas
    Pages 127-150
  6. Iain Burns, Sally Glen
    Pages 151-163
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 164-173

About this book


This book provides first-hand guidance for those involved in nurse education who are interested in the introduction of this exciting new strategy for teaching and learning. The suitability of problem-based learning (PBL) as a philosophy for nurse education in the new millennium is discussed through a series of reflective accounts by educationalists who have successfully implemented PBL. Topics covered include the nature of PBL, developing a problem-based curriculum, facilitor preparation, distance learning and assessment for PBL.


learning nurse nursing teaching

Editors and affiliations

  • Sally Glen
    • 1
  • Kay Wilkie
    • 2
  1. 1.St Bartholomew’s School of Nursing and MidwiferyCity UniversityUK
  2. 2.School of Nursing and MidwiferyUniversity of DundeeUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2000
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-77014-6
  • Online ISBN 978-0-333-98240-2
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