Peggy Hewitt Trent

  • Assistant Clinical Professor
  • Adult Health Nursing, UNCG

Peggy Trent, formally Peggy Hewitt, has been an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro since 2013. Prior to that she taught at Guilford Technical Community College for four years and worked as a staff nurse at Cone Health for 20 years. Her areas of expertise include medical-surgical nursing, adult health, community health, and RN-BSN education. Trent entered nursing through an associate’s degree program and has continued through a baccalaureate and master’s program. She is currently a DNP student at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Trent enjoys all areas of nursing education and has a special interest in teaching pre-licensure clinical students and RN-BSN students.

There are 4 included publications by Peggy Hewitt Trent :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
New Graduate Survey: Factors That Influence New Nurses’ Selection of First Clinical Position 2013 2692 Aim: The aim was to survey nurses with 2 to 3 years’ experience to determine what factors were involved in the choice of their first nursing position and if they were still in that position.Background: A false sense that the nursing shortage has ende...
Nurses’ Perceptions of the Causes of Medication Errors: An Integrative Literature Review 2010 8977 Most nurses first hear the phrase “medication error” during their basic professionaleducation. Concern for jeopardizing patient safety by committing a medication error traditionallyhas been instilled deeply into student nurses. Medication errors are ...
Nursing students on the unit: what’s your role? 2010 599 You arrive on your nursing unit at the beginning of your shift and notice nursing students talking softly among themselves. Checking the assignment board, you see that a student is assigned to one of your patients.Vivid memories of your days as a nur...
Ready, Set, Teach! How to Transform the Clinical Nurse Expert into the Part-time Clinical Nurse Instructor 2010 8587 Many schools of nursing are hiring part-time clinical instructors with little or no teaching experience. Although they contribute greatly to student nurses' clinical experience, many do not realize the commitment they are making when they accept such...