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  • NURSE EDUCATOR JOURNAL PODCAST INTERVIEWS DR. CYNTHIA CLARK ON INCIVILITY

    Oct 2, 2019, 10:32 AM
    Cynthia Clark, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, became aware of the detrimental effects of workplace incivility when she was a nursing student. Today, she's the world's foremost expert on the topic. Discover how she's teaching others to deal with this serious issue in an episode of the Nurse Educator journal podcast.
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  • WHY CLINICAL TEACHING MUST START IN THE CLASSROOM

    Oct 1, 2019, 11:11 AM
    Teaching clinical to nursing students must change — and here’s 6 crucial reasons why it needs to start in the classroom.
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  • BOOK ON CIVILITY IN NURSING IS A MUST-READ FOR YOUR PROGRAM

    Sep 24, 2019, 12:29 PM
    <2.75-min. read> Sigma recently released a reading guide for a book it described as “a stimulating and timely semester, summer, or campus read for all programs of nursing.” Written by Cynthia Clark, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, “Creating and sustaining civility in nursing education, Second edition” will help your program reconsider how you approach this crucial issue impacting the nursing profession.
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  • 6 KEY POINTS ON NEXT GENERATION NCLEX FROM NCSBN

    Sep 23, 2019, 13:06 PM
    The National Council of the State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) has released new details on the Next Generation NCLEX. What's most important? The decision that the exam will officially happen.
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  • 6 TIPS TO TEACH HEALTH ASSESSMENT IN THE CLASSROOM

    Sep 22, 2019, 15:53 PM
    Students need a strong foundation in performing health assessments before they ever step foot in a clinical setting. Building that base starts in the classroom.
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  • UNDERSTANDING — AND APPRECIATING — GEN Z

    Sep 22, 2019, 13:55 PM
    <4-min. read> You’ve likely heard the disparaging portrayals of Generation Z students: They can’t live without their smartphones. (True.) They’re hooked on digital entertainment and social media. (Also true.) But do those attributes mean they aren’t capable of being dedicated, successful students?
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  • STATS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT GEN Z

    Sep 22, 2019, 13:50 PM
    The current generation of nursing students is wholly different than those that have come before it. To ensure you can teach these young people as effectively as possible, you need to understand the aspects of their lives that may influence the techniques you use.
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  • September 2019 Update: NCSBN's Next Generation NCLEX

    Sep 17, 2019, 13:03 PM
    Dr. Sheryl Sommer, ATI Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President, delivers the latest news about the Next Generation NCLEX. This presentation is based on personal conversations she's had with Dr. Phil Dickison, NCSBN’s Chief Officer, Operations & Examinations, as well as sessions she's attended at recent NCSBN conferences.
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  • NCLEX PASS RATES: 5 TIPS TO INCREASE THEM & IMPROVE YOUR PROGRAM

    Sep 15, 2019, 15:15 PM
    <5.5-min. read> The nursing program at St. Joseph's College of Maine increased its NCLEX test pass rates from 74% to 100% in 2 years by making a “Complete” commitment.
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  • Next Generation NCLEX Update from Dr. Sheryl Sommer [VIDEO + INFOGRAPHIC]

    Aug 28, 2019, 17:51 PM
    Next Generation NCLEX is official. This new version of the NCLEX will NOT launch before 2023. But it definitely is coming.
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