Nursing Educators Blog

Articles published in August 2021

Meet the Kaplan Experts: Ellie Wagner DNP, RN, Faculty Nurse Consultant

by Ellie Wagner DNP, RN, Faculty Nurse Consultant | August 16, 2021

As a nurse educator, I’d previously utilized Kaplan resources with students and assisted faculty to integrate resources into their courses and curriculum. I am a firm believer in teaching accurate nursing clinical judgment and critical thinking in the classroom and clinical areas for safer and more effective care.

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Best Practices for Integrating Virtual Simulation into Nursing Curriculum

by Christi Doherty, DNP, MSN, RNC-OB, CNE, CHSE, CDP, Director, Nursing Research | August 10, 2021

Virtual simulation is a significant part of the nursing curriculum today and is a valuable educational tool. The interactive, immersive experiences in virtual simulations, like i-Human Patients by Kaplan, support the acquisition of clinical skills, developing clinical judgment, and strengthening decision-making abilities.

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White Paper: Utilizing Test Blueprinting to Prepare Nursing Students for the NCLEX and Beyond

by Dawn Oakley Whitfield, MSN, RN & Shannon Meijer DNP, RN | August 9, 2021

Download the white paper to take a deep dive into the importance of assessment, the purpose of test blueprinting, and how to develop and implement test blueprints to assess clinical judgement and critical thinking skills.

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Nightingale Challenge Nurse Educator Feature: Electra Allen, MSN, RN, CPN

by Electra Allen, MSN, RN, CPN, Assistant Professor, Biola University | August 4, 2021

My passion as an educator is providing emotional and spiritual support for my students, and my scholarship focus is the generational characteristics of nursing students.

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