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Preparing for NGN Video Series: How to Write Extended Hot Spot Items

by Jennifer Allen, MS, RN, ACNP-BC | March 10, 2022
Kaplan Nursing NexGen NCLEX

In this video, nursing educators will take a step-by-step look at how to write extended hot spot items when prepping their students for the Next Generation NCLEX.

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Preparing for NGN Video Series: How to Write Drag & Drop Items

by Rebecca L. Potter PhD(c), MSIDT, MSN/ED, RN, Director of Nursing Product Content | March 3, 2022

In this video, nursing educators will take a step-by-step look at how to write drag & drop items when prepping their students for the Next Generation NCLEX.

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Preparing for NGN Video Series: How to Write Extended Multiple Response Questions

by Susie Compton, RN, MSN | February 17, 2022
Kaplan Nursing NexGen NCLEX

In this video, nursing educators will take a step-by-step look at how to write extended multiple response questions when prepping their students for the Next Generation NCLEX.

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Preparing for NGN Video Series: How to Write Cloze Items

by Ryan Goble, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, Senior Content & Curriculum Manager | February 11, 2022
Kaplan Nursing NexGen NCLEX

In this video, nursing educators will take a step-by-step look at how to write cloze items when prepping their students for the Next Generation NCLEX.

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White Paper: Enhancing Clinical Thinking Through Engagement & Remediation

by Hallie Bensinger, DNP, APN, FNP | January 20, 2022
Kaplan Nursing NCLEX White Paper

Download the white paper to take a deep dive into ways to engage students through remediation to promote positive student outcomes and improve critical thinking skills for the NCLEX and beyond.

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Eight Simple Steps to Writing an NGN Case Study

by Christi Doherty, DNP, MSN, RNC-OB, CNE, CHSE, CDP, Director, Nursing Research | October 19, 2021

Giving students a head start on thinking through the case study is valuable for their clinical judgment development and success in the future―on the Next Generation NCLEX as well as their careers as nurses.

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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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5 Ways to Boost Clinical Judgment Skills in Nursing Education

by Shannon Meijer DNP, RN, Nurse Educator Consultant | June 18, 2021
clinical judgement nursing education

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
next generation nclex

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
Clinical Judgment Skills for NGN

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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NCLEX Pass Rates Updates

November 2, 2020

Get the latest news from the NCSBN about NCLEX pass rates.

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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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