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2020 NCLEX Conference Summary

by Susan Sanders, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Vice President of Kaplan Nursing | September 23, 2020

NCSBN held the virtual 2020 NCLEX Conference on September 14th & 15th, during which important updates regarding the current NCLEX as well as Next Generation NCLEX (NGN) were discussed.

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Nightingale Challenge Meeting: Test Blueprinting

by Dawn Oakley, MSN, RN & Shannon Meijer DNP, RN | August 28, 2020

The goals of this Nightingale Challenge presentation were to define test blueprinting, to understand how course content/learning objectives guide blueprint development, and to examine test blueprint construction as a guide/map to develop your assessments.

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Nightingale Challenge Meeting: Incorporating Bloom's Taxonomy in Nursing Curricula

by Jen Moreland, RN MSN | July 30, 2020

The goals of this Nightingale Challenge presentation were to learn how to help students to move beyond memorization by making learning actionable, how to apply Bloom’s Taxonomy through testing specifically around the NCLEX®, and how to communicate objectives to students to help them make higher-level thinking connections.

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Nightingale Challenge Meeting: Supporting EAL Learners in the Classroom

by Dawn Marie Catlin, EdD (c), MSN, RN, Faculty Nurse Consultant | June 29, 2020

The goal of this Nightingale Challenge presentation was to identify challenges English as an additional language (EAL) learners face in the classroom, describe evidenced based strategies to support the EAL learner in the classroom, and develop an action plan for EAL learner success in the classroom.

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

by Rebecca Potter, MSIDT, MSN/ED, RN Curriculum Specialist, Content Manager | 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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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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Next Generation NCLEX Event Recording

March 21, 2019

As the National Council of State Boards of Nursing continues to move forward with plans for Next Generation NCLEX® we’re preparing for the test changes in a variety of ways. Last week, Dr. Susan Sanders, VP of Kaplan Nursing, hosted a Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN) webinar.

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Welcome Back - Here’s What’s in Store for 2019

by Susan Sanders, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Vice President of Kaplan Nursing | January 15, 2019

Our Chief Nursing Officer, Dr. Susan Sanders sets the tone for 2019 with a look at the features and improvements we'll be launching this year.

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