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Catching Up with Karen Lilyquist, PhD, APRN, CNP, PMHNP-BC, NCLEX Instructor, Case Writer for i-Human Patients by Kaplan

by Karen Lilyquist, PhD, APRN, CNP, PMHNP-BC, NCLEX Instructor, Case Writer for i-Human Patients by Kaplan | October 4, 2021

We’re catching up with Catching Up With Karen Lilyquist, PhD, APRN, CNP, PMHNP-BC, NCLEX Instructor, Case Writer for i-Human Patients by Kaplan, to learn more about her thoughts on the present state and future potential of undergraduate nursing  education.

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Examining the Use of Virtual Simulation to Improve Diagnostic Reasoning

by David E. Schultze, EdD, MSN, RN, CNRN, Executive Director of Nursing Simulation | September 15, 2021

In the recent peer-reviewed published study, "Use of a structured approach and virtual simulation practice to improve diagnostic reasoning" Dekhtyar et al. (2021) supported virtual simulation to improve critical thinking and clinical reasoning while decreasing diagnostic errors in medicine.

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Catching Up with Rebecca Potter PhD(c), MSIDT, MSN/ED, RN Director, Nursing Product Content

by Rebecca L. Potter PhD(c), MSIDT, MSN/ED, RN, Director of Nursing Product Content | September 7, 2021

We’re catching up with Catching Up With Rebecca Potter PhD(c), MSIDT, MSN/ED, RN Director, Nursing Product Content, to learn more about her thoughts on the present state and future potential of undergraduate nursing  education.

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Tips for Preparing Grad Nursing Students for Clinical Placements

by Anita Roy Desai MD, FAAP, Executive Director of Patient Simulation, i-Human Patients | August 31, 2021

How can graduate nursing students gain crucial skills and experience as they are preparing for and actively participating in clinical placements?  One solution is to use virtual simulation for clinical practice.

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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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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Becky Oglesby, DNP, RN; Content Product Team (Curriculum)

by Becky Oglesby, DNP, RN; Content Product Team (Curriculum) | July 28, 2021

At Kaplan, we have a true passion to help students. All of our teams go above and beyond to help a student from minor to major things

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Audrey Schou, PHN, MSN, RN, Kaplan Nursing Faculty Consultant

by Audrey Schou, MSN, RN | June 22, 2021

As Next Generation NCLEX (NGN) approaches in 2023, again Kaplan will be in the forefront in preparing our nursing students in the rigors of this hurdle.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Christi Doherty, DNP, MSN, RNC-OB, CNE, CHSE, CDP, Director, Nursing Research

by Christi Doherty, DNP, MSN, RNC-OB, CNE, CHSE, CDP, Director, Nursing Research | May 3, 2021

I see the future of education as primarily online and filled with technology. Nursing, in particular, will grow in the use of simulation (high fidelity and virtual experiences), thus expanding patient encounters for nursing students.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Dawn Oakley Whitfield, MSN, RN

by Dawn Oakley Whitfield, MSN, RN | April 6, 2021

For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to be a nurse or a teacher. But in addition to a desire to teach, I have always felt a profound yearning of care and compassion when I knew someone was sick, suffering or in need of assistance.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Jennifer Moreland, RN, MSN, Kaplan Nurse Consultant 

by Jen Moreland, RN MSN | March 9, 2021

Our future for Licensure testing looks bright! As we look forward to the Next Generation NCLEX, students will be asked to apply the information they learned in school in a way never seen before.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Hallie Bensinger, DNP, APN, FNP-BC, Kaplan Nurse Consultant

by Hallie Bensinger, DNP, APN, FNP-BC | February 17, 2021

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.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Anita Roy Desai MD, FAAP, Executive Director of Patient Simulation, i-Human Patients by Kaplan

by Anita Roy Desai MD, FAAP, Executive Director of Patient Simulation, i-Human Patients | February 9, 2021

At Kaplan, I found the perfect opportunity to meld my love of teaching with the art of dynamic education, simulation, and experience optimization.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Dawn Catlin, MSN, RN Kaplan Faculty Nurse Consultant

by Dawn Marie Catlin, EdD (c), MSN, RN, Faculty Nurse Consultant | January 15, 2021

Being able to offer support and encouragement to nursing faculty while they teach our next generation of nurses is the best part of my job!

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Jenny Erkfitz, EdD, MSN, RN, NCLEX Instructor, Kaplan Nursing

by Jenny Erkfitz, EdD, MSN, RN, NCLEX Instructor, Kaplan Nursing | November 19, 2020

I truly love helping students become critical thinkers and nurse “detectives.” The next generation of nurses will be awesome!

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Shannon Meijer DNP, RN, Kaplan Nurse Educator Consultant

by Shannon Meijer DNP, RN, Nurse Educator Consultant | October 12, 2020

It had always been a goal of mine to give the gift of nursing to others as a way to “pay it forward” for receiving such an amazing education experience in my BSN program which opened the door of endless opportunity.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Meredith MacKenzie Greenle, PhD, RN, CRNP, CNE, NCLEX Instructor

by Meredith MacKenzie Greenle | August 13, 2020

When I first dreamed of being a nurse as a small child, I had no idea of the places nursing would take me! It’s been an amazing journey so far and I can’t wait to see what comes next!

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User Experience (UX) Research as the Foundation for Delightful Product Design: An Interview with Kriztille Junio, UX Designer

by Kriztille Junio, UX Designer | July 29, 2020

At Kaplan, there’s an expert at the heart of everything we do, whether it’s leading a class or developing innovative tools to help you and your students achieve your goals. Our teams bring their unique skill sets, backgrounds, and interests to their work―and their passion for creating excellent user experiences is evident in the results. This week, we're pleased to introduce you to Kriztille Junio, our UX Designer.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Tonya Taylor, MSN, RN, MBA, Nurse Consultant

by Tonya Taylor, MSN, RN, MBA, Nurse Consultant | July 21, 2020

My passion is helping others achieve their best success.  I am an expert on NCLEX prep and helping students achieve their best success on NCLEX is what truly motivates me.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Karen Lilyquist, PhD, APRN, CNP, PMHNP-BC, NCLEX Instructor and Case Writer for i-Human Patients by Kaplan

by Karen Lilyquist, PhD, APRN, CNP, PMHNP-BC, NCLEX Instructor, Case Writer for i-Human Patients by Kaplan | June 25, 2020

I wear multiple hats: besides working for Kaplan, I work as a FNP at a dual diagnosis (CD-MI) treatment center, a prescriber of psychiatric medications, and teach nursing at a community college. There is a method to my madness: all my roles involve teaching, science, and caring for others. My career choices allow me to help others, in that moment, be the best that they can be.

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