Implementing the Roy model: challenges for nurse educators


Professor Erlinda T Morales-Mann School of Nursing, University of Ottawa 451 Smyth Road Ottawa Ontario K1H 8M5 Canada


The expenence of selecting and implementing a nursing model appropriate to the nursing course in the first year of the generic baccalaureate programme of the University of Ottawa School of Nursing is described Many challenges surfaced for the professors in year one as this curriculum change was implemented Four challenges (1) adapting the course to be congruent with the Roy model, (2) developing teaching tools suitable for student learning, (3) sequencing of content for student learning, and (4) obtaining competent role models, and how they were met, are discussed