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ISRN Nursing
Volume 2014, Article ID 854785, 7 pages
Research Article

“Negotiating, Navigating, and Networking”: Three Strategies Used by Nursing Leaders to Shape the Adoption and Incorporation of Simulation into Nursing Curricula—A Grounded Theory Study

1Department of Nursing, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Brock University, 500 Glenridge Drive, St. Catharines, ON, Canada L2S 3A1
2School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4K1
3Centre for Health Education Scholarship, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, 950 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 1M9

Received 11 February 2014; Accepted 20 March 2014; Published 8 April 2014

Academic Editors: S. Keeney, S. Kennerly, and A. B. Wakefield

Copyright © 2014 Karyn Taplay et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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