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Incorporating Bloom's Taxonomy in Nursing Curricula

by Jen Moreland, RN MSN | November 14, 2022

The goals of this Nightingale Challenge presentation were to learn how to help students to move beyond memorization by making learning actionable, how to apply Bloom’s Taxonomy through testing specifically around the NCLEX®, and how to communicate objectives to students to help them make higher-level thinking connections.

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5 Ways to Boost Clinical Judgment Skills in Nursing Education

by Shannon Meijer DNP, RN, Nurse Educator Consultant | November 8, 2022
clinical judgement nursing education

Clinical judgment is the foundation of an effective career in nursing. Read on to learn more about how to improve clinical judgment skills in nursing education.

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Test Blueprinting in Nursing Education

by Kaplan Nursing | November 4, 2022

Get free resources for using test blueprinting in nursing education, including nursing test blueprint templates, answers to FAQs, how to get started, and more.

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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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