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Keywords:

  • Concept mapping;
  • nursing education

TOPIC Application of concept mapping as a tool in nursing education.

PURPOSE To highlight the use of concept mapping as a method for advanced learning in nursing education.

SOURCES OF INFORMATION Literature from nursing and general education, instructor and student experiences, and opinions from using concept maps as a method of teaching/learning.

CONCLUSIONS Instructors and students reported satisfaction from use of concept maps in the educational process. Teaching with the aid of concept maps has been incorporated as an innovative and viable teaching method in nursing education.