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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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Nightingale Challenge Meeting: Interactive Methods for Teaching Online or in the Classroom

by Susan Sanders, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Vice President of Kaplan Nursing | April 30, 2020

The goal of our first Nightingale Challenge presentation was to provide tools and methodologies to use in teaching future nurses, whether in-person or online. 

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White Paper: Creating Next Generation NCLEX® Test Items to Ensure the Success of the Nursing Workforce

by Ryan Goble, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, Curriculum Specialist | April 29, 2020

Take a deep dive into the theory and practice of creating test items that not only prepare students for the Next Generation NCLEX®, but also hone their overall nursing clinical judgment skills. 

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Maria Flores-Harris, DNP, MSN, BSN, RN, CNE, Executive Director, Nursing Consulting

by Maria Flores-Harris, DNP, RN, CNE, Executive Director of Nursing | April 14, 2020

I’ve always had a need to help the sick, infirm, or anyone I perceived as needing nurturing. I can’t think of a better reason to be a nurse than that!

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Tips for Nurse Educators on Staying Connected, Sane, and Inspired

by Maria Flores-Harris, DNP, RN, CNE, Executive Director of Nursing | March 27, 2020

In light of the current health crisis and so many―if not all―healthcare educators making the lightning fast transition to digital classes, I wanted to take this opportunity to offer support, assistance, and even a few laughs, particularly to nurse educators to move to online teaching.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Ryan Goble, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, Curriculum Specialist

by Ryan Goble, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, Curriculum Specialist | February 28, 2020

Nursing is a very diverse field that allows me to personally and professionally grow in a wide range of areas.

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How are You Supporting Your Anxious Students?

February 11, 2020

Discover the top five fundamentals nursing programs often overlook (and how to fix them).

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Test Construction & Item Writing with New Emphasis on Next Generation NCLEX Webinar

by Susan Sanders, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Vice President, Kaplan Nursing & Ryan Goble, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, Curriculum Specialist | February 11, 2020

This webinar takes a deep dive into topics such as best practices for writing new test questions, how to transform your current items to NGN-style, as well as a discussion around the critical value of developing student’s clinical judgement skills.

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White Paper: From Failure to Success

by Susan Sanders, DNP, RN, NEA-BC & Roberta Harbison MSN, RN | January 28, 2020

Much has been written about strategies to predict outcomes and prevent failure on the NCLEX examination, but very little focuses on strategies for remediation after failure.

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All Preceptors Are Not Created Equally

by Brent Theaker, Senior Strategic Sales Executive | January 22, 2020

To get to the bottom of the varied perceptions of preceptors, I looked to my own experience to relate.

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Welcome to 2020 : Year of the Nurse

by Susan Sanders, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Vice President of Kaplan Nursing | January 10, 2020

In honor of the WHO’s Year of the Nurse celebration, Kaplan Nursing is proud to partner with Nursing Now’s "Nightingale Challenge" to mentor the next generation of nurse educators.

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10 Key Next Generation NCLEX Updates

October 17, 2019

We met with NCSBN to learn more about Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN) and we walked away with several pieces of new information about the pending test change.

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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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