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The Debrief: A Golden Learning Opportunity
by Hallie Bensinger, DNP, APN, FNP | August 15, 2022
Learn why ignoring the debrief with virtual patients is a missed opportunity for nursing students and faculty and how implementing “the Pause” throughout cases can help students debrief along the way.
How to Approach “Just Tell Me What Is on the Test”
by Hallie Bensinger, DNP, APN, FNP | July 18, 2022
An experienced nursing educator shares her thoughts on how to respond when a nursing student says, "just tell me what is on the test."
Pass/Fail vs Tiered Letter Grades for Nursing Students
by Hallie Bensinger, DNP, APN, FNP | March 30, 2022
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.
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
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.
Active Learning in the Virtual and/or Traditional Classroom
by Hallie Bensinger, DNP, APN, FNP | February 8, 2022
Because of the pandemic, closing clinical sites to students, and having to pivot to virtual learning, educators have had to get really creative to bring clinical into the classroom. In this article, I will discuss ways to bring active learning into class to improve critical thinking skills.
Meet the Kaplan Experts: Laura Hollister-Meadows, DNP, FNP-BC, Executive Director, Graduate Nursing, i-Human Patients
by Laura Hollister-Meadows, DNP, FNP-BC, Executive Director, Graduate Nursing, i-Human Patients | January 20, 2022
I am really excited about the opportunity to work with the i-Human Patients software because it promotes a forum for educators and students to share their teaching and learning success.
White Paper: Examining the Values of Implementing Virtual Simulation (VS) into Graduate Nursing Curricula
by Hallie Bensinger, DNP, APN, FNP | November 10, 2021
Download the white paper to take a deep dive into the many ways in which virtual simulation, such as i-Human Patients by Kaplan, can help students in their transition to becoming nurse practitioners.
Telehealth and the Future of Grad Nursing
by Hallie Bensinger, DNP, APN, FNP | October 21, 2021
While the prevalence of telehealth may wane with the pandemic, graduate nursing students will still need to be prepared for and trained in telehealth best practices. So, how can we as educators provide our students with the skills and experience they will need to succeed?