NCIN Innovation topic: Updates on Examinations and problem setting skills.

The meeting will focus on the challenge for educators in creating pedagogy that consistently demonstrates reliability and validity in fostering clinical skills. 

The use of art in a museum improves observational and diagnostic abilities, and music training increases auscultative interpretive skills significantly. 

In this presentation, the speakers Dr. Linda Honan and Dr. Thomas C. Duffy, of Yale University will discuss the science behind the program.



Pellico, L. H., Fennie, K., Tillman, S., Duffy, T. C., Friedlaender; L., Graham, G. (2013), Artwork and Music: Innovative Approaches to Physical Assessment Instruction and Learning. Arts and Health. DOI:10.1080/17533015.2013.838592

Pellico, L. H.,  Duffy, T.C.,  Fennie, K. P., &. Swan, K. A., (2012).  Looking Is Not Seeing and Listening Is Not hearing: Effect of an Intervention to Enhance Auditory Skills of Graduate-Entry Nursing Students, Nursing Education Perspectives, 33(4), 234-239.

Pellico, L. H., Friedlaender, L., & Fennie, K. (2009). Looking is not seeing: Using Art to improve observational skills. Journal of Nursing Education, 48(11), 648-653.

Under Review 

Honan, L.,Shealy. S.,  Fennie, K., Duffy, T.C.,Friedlaender, L., Del Vecchio, M. (Under Review) Looking is not seeing and Listening is not hearing: a replication study with Accelerated BSN students. Journal of Professional Nursing