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  1. Scanlan, Judith M. PhD, RN
  2. Care, W. Dean EdD, RN
  3. Gessler, Sandra MPA, RN


How do social justice issues affect the clinical evaluation of students? An emotionally charged issue, clinical evaluation can become a mine field when it becomes entangled with issues of social justice. The authors discuss the issues of justice and fairness in relation to situations that arise when a student repeatedly fails to meet minimum expectations for clinical performance. They discuss policies developed to deal with such situations and describe the application of these policies in a case study.