Nursing Educators Blog

Articles published in 2021

5 Ways to Boost Clinical Judgment Skills in Nursing Education

by Shannon Meijer DNP, RN, Nurse Educator Consultant | June 18, 2021

Clinical judgment is the foundation of an effective career in nursing. Read on to learn more about how to improve clinical judgment skills in nursing education.

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Webinar in Review - You’ve Got This: Prepping for NGN Doesn’t Mean Reinventing the Wheel

by Maria Flores-Harris, DNP, RN, CNE, Executive Director of Nursing | May 19, 2021

In our recent webinar titled "You’ve Got This: Prepping for NGN Doesn’t Mean Reinventing the Wheel," Kaplan Nursing experts discussed what you need to know―and what you already have in your teaching toolbox―to prepare your students for Next Generation NCLEX success.

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White Paper: Building Student Clinical Judgment Skills for the Next Generation NCLEX

by Shannon Meijer DNP, RN, Nurse Educator Consultant | April 22, 2021

Take a deep dive into the ways in which educators can and must help their students build strong critical thinking, clinical reasoning, and clinical judgment skills so they can succeed on NGN and beyond.

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Educators for Educators Series: Item Writing with Emphasis on Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)

by Susan Sanders, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Vice President of Kaplan Nursing | March 23, 2021

In this Educators for Educators video, I delve into what you will need to know to write test items specifically for NGN, with an emphasis on building and assessing clinical judgment in your students.

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Webinar in Review - Virtual Engagement Woes: An Open & Honest Dialogue for Undergrad Nursing Educators

by Maria Flores-Harris, DNP, RN, CNE, Executive Director of Nursing | March 19, 2021

In our recent webinar titled "Virtual Engagement Woes: An Open & Honest Dialogue for Undergrad Nursing Educators," online teaching experts discussed the challenges that educators are facing in online classrooms as well as actionable solutions to your virtual engagement woes.

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Now Available - Kaplan’s Next Generation NCLEX: What You Need to Know, Spring 2021 Edition e-Book

by Susan Sanders, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Vice President of Kaplan Nursing | March 5, 2021

We’re excited to announce that the Kaplan Next Generation NCLEX: What You Need to Know, Spring 2021 Edition e-Book (ISBN: 9781506280486) has been updated to include the most current information that was ascertained from a meeting with the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN.)

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Tips for Nursing Educators: Transforming Virtual Engagement Woes into Wins

by Kristin Murner, MBA, MSEd, Director, Learning Design | February 23, 2021

One of the unintended consequences of the transition to virtual classrooms  is the very real concern surrounding lack of engagement in virtual classrooms and the fallout it can produce.

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Reflecting on 2020 as We Thrive into 2021

by Susan Sanders, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Vice President of Kaplan Nursing | January 19, 2021

As we step into 2021, it’s important to look back at the past year to not only learn from the challenges of 2020, but also to be grateful for the opportunity to teach our students valuable lessons about resilience, adaptability, and collaboration.

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