As the delivery of nursing care rapidly changes, educators and licensing bodies are working hard to keep pace. Quality practice questions are more important than ever.
Here are five lessons learned by nurse educators while teaching in a pandemic, and some insights to help plan future semesters when faced with similar periods of widespread disruption.
Some nursing educators and programs aren’t satisfied until every single one of their students find NCLEX® and clinical success. Maria Grandinetti, Associate Professor, Wilkes University Passan School of Nursing, is a perfect example . . . Looking for a way to reinforce NCLEX-RN® pass rates in the accelerated cohort, Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, PA, implemented […]
By Teresa Mauk, MSN, RN and Shanna R. Ingram, BSN, RN Last month, the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) held their annual NCLEX® Conference, which provided a much-anticipated deeper look at the Next Generation NCLEX (NGN) project. Our educators joined thousands of others from around the United States and Canada as the […]
Finding creative ways to foster engagement and excitement for learning in the virtual classroom can be challenging, but it’s necessary for creating an environment of familiarity, togetherness, and shared goals.
With medical advances, patients are living longer with multiple health issues and chronic illness; therefore, it is more important than ever that all members of the healthcare team work together to provide patients with holistic care.
To say that the start of the Fall 2020 academic term looks different than we thought it would is an understatement. As we looked forward to 2020 being the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, no one could have predicted just how poignantly timed this designation would be as nurses from all over the world have once again stood on the frontline of another healthcare crisis—the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the spring of 2018, Dr. Tammy Kasprovich was facing a challenge common to nursing programs all over the country—improving NCLEX pass rates.
Nurse educators face the incredible challenge of preparing diverse learners to care for patients with increasingly acute and complex needs in an overburdened healthcare system. This challenge is intensified as we prepare for the upcoming Next Generation NCLEX® changes, create solutions to tackle high rates of medication administration errors, and expand and accelerate nursing programs to […]
In an ever-increasing digital world, if you’ll stay personally connected, promote group learning, and embrace variety, you can redefine learning for a whole new generation of nursing students!