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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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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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White Paper - Best Practices for Mentoring: Competencies to Support the Next Generation of Nurses

by Christi Doherty, DNP, MSN, RNC-OB, CNE, CHSE, CDP, Director, Nursing Research | March 7, 2022
Kaplan Nursing

Download the white paper to take a deep dive into the definition of mentoring, describing techniques to develop mentoring relationships, and identifying best practices for successful mentoring outcomes.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Brenda L. Maynor, MS, RN, LNC, Content Manager

by Brenda L. Maynor, MS, RN, LNC, Content Manager | February 28, 2022

The heart of Kaplan Nursing is to help each student embrace a level of personal success that ultimately builds a skillful foundational level of proficiency in providing care at the patient’s bedside.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Cheryl Martin, PhD, RNC-E, WHNP-E, Curriculum Developer

by Cheryl Martin, PhD, RNC-E, WHNP-E, Curriculum Developer | February 16, 2022

Nursing education needs to continue to evolve to keep up with the newness of everyday, bedside nursing―as well as other aspects of medicine and nursing. Kaplan is committed to keeping up with all of this.

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