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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 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.
Virtual Simulation: Free Resources for Nursing Educators
by Kaplan Nursing | October 24, 2022
Learn how virtual simulation can benefit nursing educators and their students. Get Kaplan's expert resources for utilizing virtual simulation in nursing education, including white papers, videos, FAQs, and more.
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.
Getting Students into the Mindset of a Nurse with Virtual Simulation Prebrief
by Hallie Bensinger, DNP, APN, FNP | May 13, 2022
Virtual simulation is a great teaching/learning tool. It provides students with an opportunity to experience clinical situations in a safe and fun environment.
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.
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.