Applying an educational theory to effectively teach nursing practice and NCLEX categories

Karen M. Myrick


There is a desire amongst nursing faculty to effectively teach the process of nursing, and to have a meaningful context in which to disseminate this information. The use of an educational theory as a guide to nursing faculty in teaching the practice of nursing, specifically the NCLEX categories is demonstrated.

Applying the ARCS Motivational Theory to the teaching of nursing practice using the NCLEX categories as a format is a way to demonstrate the categories, process, and relevance of the model. The separate categories of the NCLEX are outlined and addressed.

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Journal of Nursing Education and Practice

ISSN 1925-4040 (Print)   ISSN 1925-4059 (Online)

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