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.


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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

About the editors

SALLY GLEN is Professor of Nurse Education and Dean of the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Dundee. She has published widely on nursing education. An elected member of the UK Council of Deans of Nursing Schools and Departments Executive Committee and the UK representative on the EC Education and Training Committee.

KAY WILKIE is PBL Co-ordinator at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee. Until its amalgamation with the University of Dundee, she was Programme Leader: Foundation Studies at Fife College of Health Studies. Kay has been involved in nurse education for over a decade and is particularly interested in making learning more student-centred.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Problem-based Learning in Nursing
  • Book Subtitle A new model for a new context
  • Authors Sally Glen
    Kay Wilkie
  • Series Title Nurse Education in Practice
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2000
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Softcover ISBN 978-0-333-77014-6
  • eBook ISBN 978-0-333-98240-2
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages , 192
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Additional Information Previously published under the imprint Palgrave
  • Topics Nursing Education
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