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Jul 29, 2021, 18:01 PM by Gina Kellogg

Leawood, Kan. (July 29, 2021) — After discovering confusion among educators about which nursing frameworks to use in teaching clinical judgment, Sheryl Sommer, PhD, RN, CNE, Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer of ATI Nursing Education, set out to define the 6 most common, along with item samples and rationales.

She explains that to begin preparing students for the Next Generation NCLEX (NGN), educators must strengthening their clinical judgment skills. To do that, they need a nursing concept directly related to the development of clinical decision-making and judgment: priority setting.

Priority setting has become more important over the last couple of decades as healthcare has evolved. Dr. Sommer says,. “Nurses today have a much higher level of demand on their services. That demand means they must ration the care they give. In other words, they must determine the priority of care that clients require as conditions change and needs arise.”

Read the full article with her explanations here.

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