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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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  • 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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  • NURSE EDUCATOR HANDBOOK: TRANSITIONING TO THE VIRTUAL CLASSROOM

    Mar 19, 2020, 12:28 PM
    <5-min. read> Based on the webinar "Best practices for moving your classroom online" presented recently by ATI's expert nurse educators, this handbook provides key points that you can refer to as you transition your in-person classrooms to an online-only experience. (To watch the webinar, log in at www.ATItesting.com and scroll down to ATI Academy in the far-left column. Search for the webinar by title.)
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  • 3 STEPS TO FLIP YOUR CLASSROOM WITH SIMULATION [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Oct 28, 2019, 12:29 PM
    <1-min. read time>“Flipping” the classroom can help alleviate students’ disconnect between theory and practice. This outline can guide you in understanding the benefits of combining simulation tools with the flipped classroom experience.
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  • ESSENTIAL ADVANTAGES OF LESSON PLANS FOR NURSE EDUCATORS [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Oct 28, 2019, 12:16 PM
    <40-sec. read time> Lesson plans serve as a stress-free way of preparing a full classroom experience. They make both teachers and students active participants in the learning experience.
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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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  • WHY CLINICAL TEACHING MUST START IN THE CLASSROOM

    Oct 1, 2019, 11:11 AM
    <7.45-min. read> 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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