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  • 2 EXPERTS EXPLAIN HOW SIM HELPS BUILD CLINICAL JUDGMENT SKILLS

    Oct 28, 2019, 12:07 PM
    <7-min. read> Clinicals are crucial to students’ abilities to gain critical clinical judgment skills for safe practice. But the challenges to ensuring students receive optimal — and sufficient — clinical experience are numerous. Fortunately, today’s tech offerings have solved this dilemma. Two experts in simulation weigh in with advice on how to use sim most effectively.
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  • 3 LESSON PLANS FOR USING SCREEN-BASED SIMULATION

    Oct 28, 2019, 12:07 PM
    <7-min. read> Many educators remember the days of preparing transparencies for use on overhead projectors and handwriting lecture notes. Today, those arduous tasks have been replaced by computers, presentation software, projectors, and light boards. In many aspects, however, the techniques educators use have not evolved. How do you nudge these instructors toward modern methods? Combine prepared lesson plans with simulation for easy and effective learning.
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  • BUILDING CLINICAL JUDGMENT: TIPS FROM 2018’s TEACHING FORWARD AWARD RECIPIENT DR. BRENDA WILLIAMS

    Jul 22, 2019, 17:33 PM
    No aspect of nursing today is more important than developing the skill of clinical judgment. NCSBN has zeroed in on this skill as the reason behind creating a new version of the NCLEX (commonly referred to as Next Generation NCLEX).
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  • 3 REASONS WHY VIRTUAL SIMULATION BEFORE CLINICALS CAN CREATE BETTER NURSES

    Dec 19, 2018, 17:16 PM
    <4-min. read> Students are often unprepared for high-risk client situations in clinicals. They haven’t yet developed the necessary confidence in their skills due to limited experience practicing therapeutic communication techniques.
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