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Authors

  1. Pilcher, Jobeth EdD, RN-BC

Abstract

Realistic situations can be used to develop a variety of learning activities, including case reports, standard and evolving case studies, and problem-based learning. Most case-based strategies are aimed at promoting learner interaction, problem solving, and collaborative learning. This article provides a description and discussion of how each can be applied. Hints for developing the different types of cases are included, followed by specific examples.