Nursing Educators Blog
by Hallie Bensinger, DNP, APN, FNP | May 13, 2022
Virtual simulation is a great teaching/learning tool. It provides students with an opportunity to experience clinical situations in a safe and fun environment.
by Hallie Bensinger, DNP, APN, FNP | April 19, 2022
At Kaplan, I am able to work with many diverse groups of faculty and students, sharing these tools that will be used beyond taking a test—tools that will help them solve problems throughout their career.
by Hallie Bensinger, DNP, APN, FNP | March 30, 2022
i-Human Patients rubrics can easily be quantified to better measure pass/fail which diminishes failure to fail and improves interrater reliability. With the pressure of a letter grade being eliminated, students can focus more on learning the whys of what they are doing.
by Christi Doherty, DNP, MSN, RNC-OB, CNE, CHSE, CDP, Director, Nursing Research | March 23, 2022
The work for racial and health justice will not occur overnight. It is a journey. An ongoing journey that all nurses must support. As educators, we must be aware that racism in the nursing profession does not begin at the bedside; it begins in the classroom. We must be a part of the change.
by Adrien Gupton, DNP, APRN, CNM, FNP-C, Assistant Clinical Professor, Northern Arizona University | March 11, 2022
The clinical nursing judgment and diagnostic reasoning aspects of the i-Human Patients had the greatest impact on student learning and retention as evidenced by at 10-20 percent improvement on assignments and examinations.
by Jennifer Allen, MS, RN, ACNP-BC | March 10, 2022
In this video, nursing educators will take a step-by-step look at how to write extended hot spot items when prepping their students for the Next Generation NCLEX.
by Agnes DiStasi DNP, RN, CNE | March 8, 2022
I have been a Certified Nurse Educator for over 10 years. I am so honored to be able to share my depth and breadth of expertise with our Kaplan partners!
Download the white paper to take a deep dive into the definition of mentoring, describing techniques to develop mentoring relationships, and identifying best practices for successful mentoring outcomes.
In this video, nursing educators will take a step-by-step look at how to write drag & drop items when prepping their students for the Next Generation NCLEX.
by Brenda L. Maynor, MS, RN, LNC, Content Manager | February 28, 2022
The heart of Kaplan Nursing is to help each student embrace a level of personal success that ultimately builds a skillful foundational level of proficiency in providing care at the patient’s bedside.
by Audrey Schou, MSN, RN, PHN & Electra Allen, MSN, RN, CPN, Assistant Professor, Biola University | February 22, 2022
In this Educators for Educators video, nursing educators will learn more about learning science and how having an understanding of how we learn can help them be better teachers.
by Susie Compton, RN, MSN | February 17, 2022
In this video, nursing educators will take a step-by-step look at how to write extended multiple response questions when prepping their students for the Next Generation NCLEX.
by Cheryl Martin, PhD, RNC-E, WHNP-E, Curriculum Developer | February 16, 2022
Nursing education needs to continue to evolve to keep up with the newness of everyday, bedside nursing―as well as other aspects of medicine and nursing. Kaplan is committed to keeping up with all of this.
by Ryan Goble, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, Senior Content & Curriculum Manager | February 11, 2022
In this video, nursing educators will take a step-by-step look at how to write cloze items when prepping their students for the Next Generation NCLEX.
by Hallie Bensinger, DNP, APN, FNP | February 8, 2022
Because of the pandemic, closing clinical sites to students, and having to pivot to virtual learning, educators have had to get really creative to bring clinical into the classroom. In this article, I will discuss ways to bring active learning into class to improve critical thinking skills.
by Hallie Bensinger, DNP, APN, FNP | January 20, 2022
Download the white paper to take a deep dive into ways to engage students through remediation to promote positive student outcomes and improve critical thinking skills for the NCLEX and beyond.
Meet the Kaplan Experts: Laura Hollister-Meadows, DNP, FNP-BC, Executive Director, Graduate Nursing, i-Human Patients
by Laura Hollister-Meadows, DNP, FNP-BC, Executive Director, Graduate Nursing, i-Human Patients | January 20, 2022
I am really excited about the opportunity to work with the i-Human Patients software because it promotes a forum for educators and students to share their teaching and learning success.
by Christi Doherty, DNP, MSN, RNC-OB, CNE, CHSE, CDP, Director, Nursing Research | January 12, 2022
Self-care is necessary for our clinical jobs, patient care, and or successful preparation of nursing students for their professional roles.
by Shannon Meijer DNP, RN, Nurse Educator Consultant | January 4, 2022
We’re catching up again with Shannon Meijer DNP, RN, Kaplan Faculty Nurse Consultant, to learn even more about her thoughts on the present state and future potential of undergraduate nursing education.