Accommodating nursing students with disabilities

Once accommodations are established, they are applied proactively rather than retroactively.

For more information and guidelines, visit the DRS website.

The School of Nursing partners with DRS to provide appropriate accommodation and support.

Students with disabilities are encouraged to meet with a DRS counselor to explore possible accommodations and services.

Study Design: Descriptive survey Sample: 1251 potential nursing program leader respondents drawn from all pre-licensure baccalaureate and associate programs accredited through the ACEN & CCNE in the U. 264 nursing program leaders’ responded Approval obtained from University of South Dakota IRB.

An access link was emailed to 1251 potential nursing program leader respondents. Frequency, mean and standard deviation were calculated.

Currently enrolled students should start the process as soon as there is an anticipated need.[Show full abstract]This paper concerns the impact of disability legislation on nurse education, nurse educators and student nurses, in relation to academic work and clinical placement, with regard to dyslexia.The two United Kingdom acts considered are the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA), 1995 and the Special Educational Needs and Disability Act (SENDA), 2001, which is an amendment to the DDA. [Show full abstract]Health literacy has an impact on patient health outcomes and should be included in prelicensure nursing curricula to prepare the next generation of nurses to provide care for patients with limited health literacy.Nursing curricula should go beyond inclusion of patient teaching strategies.This article provides a systematic review of the current literature related to health literacy in nursing...

Accommodating nursing students with disabilities