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Next Gen NCLEX® (NGN): Free Resources for Nursing Educators

by Kaplan Nursing | August 4, 2022

Get the latest updates and our best free resources for the Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN) so you can prepare your nursing students for success on this new NCLEX® exam.

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White Paper - Holistic Admission: The What, Why, and Thoughts on the How

by Elizabeth A. Berro MA, RN, CHSE | July 15, 2022
Kaplan Nursing

Undergraduate nursing programs use holistic admissions to address diversity, equity, inclusion, and the worldwide shortage of professional nurses. This white paper serves to stimulate a discussion about potential strategies to implement or improve the process. Download the white paper today!

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Virtual Simulation Beyond Clinical Replacement

by Hallie Bensinger, DNP, APN, FNP | April 19, 2022

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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Pass/Fail vs Tiered Letter Grades for Nursing Students

by Hallie Bensinger, DNP, APN, FNP | March 30, 2022
Kaplan Nursing Virtual Simulation

i-Human Patients rubrics can easily be quantified to better measure pass/fail which diminishes failure to fail and improves interrater reliability. With the pressure of a letter grade being eliminated, students can focus more on learning the whys of what they are doing.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) lens: How to Talk about Racial and Health Justice

by Christi Doherty, DNP, MSN, RNC-OB, CNE, CHSE, CDP, Director, Nursing Research | March 23, 2022
Kaplan Nursing

The work for racial and health justice will not occur overnight. It is a journey. An ongoing journey that all nurses must support. As educators, we must be aware that racism in the nursing profession does not begin at the bedside; it begins in the classroom. We must be a part of the change.

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Virtual Simulation Success Story: Adrien Gupton, DNP, APRN, CNM, FNP-C, Northern Arizona University

by Adrien Gupton, DNP, APRN, CNM, FNP-C, Assistant Clinical Professor, Northern Arizona University | March 11, 2022
Kaplan Nursing i-Human Patients

The clinical nursing judgment and diagnostic reasoning aspects of the i-Human Patients had the greatest impact on student learning and retention as evidenced by at 10-20 percent improvement on assignments and examinations.

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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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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Agnes DiStasi DNP, RN, CNE, Faculty Nurse Consultant

by Agnes DiStasi DNP, RN, CNE | March 8, 2022
Kaplan Nursing

I have been a Certified Nurse Educator for over 10 years. I am so honored to be able to share my depth and breadth of expertise with our Kaplan partners!

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