Using metacognition to promote certification success: the Testing Health Promotion Plan.

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Metacognition, the process of knowing one's personal learning behaviors, is a powerful force in the educational repertoire of nursing staff development faculty who seek to promote optimal learning outcomes for practicing nurses. Metacognition also supports major goals of educational evaluation which include improvements in learning, instruction, and performance. In this article, metacognition is scrutinized from the perspectives of learning theory and memory processing. Implications for promoting successful certification results are presented.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)159-167; quiz 194
JournalJournal of continuing education in nursing
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 1996
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Nursing
  • Education
  • Review and Exam Preparation

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