Nursing Educators Blog

Articles published in May 2020

Nightingale Challenge Meeting: The Benefits of Collaboration with an Instructional Designer

by Rebecca L. Potter PhD(c), MSIDT, MSN/ED, RN, Director of Nursing Product Content | May 28, 2020

The goal of this Nightingale Challenge presentation was to show that Nursing faculty must continue to evolve their teaching by increasing their comfort level around collaborating with an instructional designer (ID) or learning design teams. 

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Bridging the Gap: How to Keep Your Students on Track Until Test Day

by Maria Flores-Harris, DNP, RN, CNE, Executive Director of Nursing | May 26, 2020

As nurse educators, we are continuing with the preparation of our nursing students for graduation, NCLEX, and practice. Learn  what you can do for our students who may not have the choice to test quickly.

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Six Steps to Effective Next Generation NCLEX® Item Writing

by Ryan Goble, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, Curriculum Specialist | May 20, 2020

Writing effective NGN items can help test essential higher-level cognitive skills, which are required for effective nursing clinical judgments.  In this way, NGN items can help identify nursing students who understand the nursing curriculum and have developed the proper analytical skills through their training.

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i-Human Patients by Kaplan Virtual Simulation for Undergraduate Nursing

May 13, 2020

i-Human Patients by Kaplan is a cloud-based program that simulates a complete client encounter— from taking a history and performing a physical exam, to documenting findings and prioritizing actions.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Rebecca Potter, MSIDT, MSN/ED, RN Kaplan Nursing Curriculum Specialist

by Rebecca L. Potter PhD(c), MSIDT, MSN/ED, RN, Director of Nursing Product Content | May 12, 2020

My passion is to create a curriculum that will help ease a nursing student's anxiety and allow them to learn the content in a safe environment.

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Webinar in Review: Integrating Virtual Simulation into Grad Nursing Curricula

May 5, 2020

Listen in on a panel of graduate nursing educators as they discuss the value of virtual simulation in facilitating the effective transition from in-person to online curricula as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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