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  • HOW TO OVERCOME YOUR FEARS OF CLINICAL REPLACEMENT

    Jun 24, 2020, 18:21 PM
    <3.5-min. read> Clinical replacement has worried many nursing programs during the pandemic. But online simulation — with a handy guide — can ease anxieties.
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  • SUPPORT FROM AN EPIC NURSE EDUCATOR IS HOW TO MAKE STUDENTS SECURE IN A CRISIS

    May 27, 2020, 10:41 AM
    <4-min. read> When the pandemic began, nurse educators didn’t waver. They set up virtual office hours so they were there when students needed them most.
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  • PANDEMIC SELF CARE AS A NURSE REQUIRES OPTIMISM

    May 19, 2020, 11:59 AM
    <7-min. read> Don’t give in to the negative impact of COVID-19 on your life. Focus on optimism as a key part of your self care as a nurse.
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  • Nursing accreditation visits may be headed online

    May 13, 2020, 12:35 PM
    <5-min. read> Nursing school accreditations may be following the same path as learning during the COVID-19 pandemic: moving online. Be prepared.
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  • DEAR NURSE EDUCATOR, YOU DESERVE A BIG THANK YOU!

    May 12, 2020, 11:55 AM
    <3-min. read> As a nurse educator, you’ve taken on a challenge this last semester that you likely never, ever expected. But you did. And you’ve rocked it.
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  • HOW TO REPLACE A CLINICAL DAY IN THE VIRTUAL CLASSROOM: USING REAL LIFE

    Apr 24, 2020, 11:10 AM
    <6-min. read> Nurse educators have turned to simulation to replace clinical hours during the COVID-19 pandemic as healthcare sites limit student access. This situation has left many educators struggling as they anticipate future accreditation reviews. Fortunately, online solutions such as ATI’s Real Life Clinical Reasoning provide prepared lesson plans, student worksheets, and more to make documenting lesson-plan changes simpler.
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  • 3 SURE STEPS TO CONQUER ACCREDITATION WORRY WHEN USING SIM

    Apr 21, 2020, 18:24 PM
    <10-min. read> Many nursing schools are replacing clinical hours with screen-based simulation during the COVID-19 pandemic. But you may worry how this solution will impact your program when accreditation rolls around. With some preparation and strong documentation, however, you needn’t be concerned.
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  • HOW TO REPLACE CLINICAL WITH SIM DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS

    Apr 6, 2020, 18:02 PM
    <2.5-min. read> Research supports virtual simulation as an effective teaching method that results in improved student learning outcomes.
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  • GOING IN-DEPTH: VIDEO CASE STUDIES FOR ONLINE-ONLY LEARNING

    Mar 30, 2020, 17:46 PM
    <7-min. read> The COVID-19 outbreak has forced nursing programs to eliminate in-person teaching and move all classes online. Simultaneously, many clinical placements are barring students from attending. However, you have resources to help your students overcome these educational challenges. Video Case Studies, for example, is a valuable solution for use in the virtual classroom, especially for clinical make-up assignments.
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  • PROCTORED ASSESSMENTS: OPTIONS TO CONSIDER DURING THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK

    Mar 30, 2020, 11:00 AM
    <4-min. read> The COVID-19 outbreak has disrupted nearly every aspect of life in the United States, and many nursing programs have closed campuses for an extended — or indefinite — time. This situation presents numerous challenges: quickly shifting to a virtual instructional setting, fulfilling clinical requirements, and proctoring assessments in a controlled environment, among others. All these aspects are challenging, but proctored assessments is proving to be one of the most significant concerns for many.
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