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  • STATS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT GEN Z

    Sep 22, 2019, 13:50 PM
    <.45-min. read> 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
    <9-min. read> 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
    <10-min. read> 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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  • HOW 4 POWERFUL GENERATIONS OF NURSES ARE CHANGING LIVES

    Aug 2, 2019, 15:03 PM
    <4.25-min. read> For the first time in U.S. history, 4 generations are actively contributing to the nursing profession: Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millennials and Gen Z. All of these generations provide this profession with the value of a broad range of experiences, unique backgrounds, and perspectives.
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  • WHY ATI IS CELEBRATING THE EXIT OF NURSE EDUCATOR DIANE HOWELL

    Aug 1, 2019, 12:47 PM
    <5.25-min. read> A lot of businesses have mission statements and publicly promoted values. Most of the time, they are just words on a page. But, then, you find the rare company that embraces its ideals to such a high degree that you can clearly see them embodied in its employees. Why, then, would such a business applaud an esteemed staffer when she turns in her resignation?
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  • NEXT GENERATION NCLEX FAQS

    Jul 31, 2019, 17:36 PM
    <1-min. read> We've got the vital information you need to know about NGN. Select a question from those listed in our handy infographic and get answers so you are immediately in-the-know.
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  • BUILDING CLINICAL JUDGMENT: TIPS FROM 2018’s TEACHING FORWARD AWARD RECIPIENT DR. BRENDA WILLIAMS

    Jul 22, 2019, 17:33 PM
    <7-min. read> 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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  • ARE YOU THE PROBLEM? 5 TIPS TO ENCOURAGE CIVILITY IN THE CLASSROOM

    May 29, 2019, 17:51 PM
    <6-min. read> Do your students respect you? Or are they afraid of you? There’s a difference. And nurse educators who don’t understand that difference can impact students in extremely harmful ways.
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  • What's the latest news on Next Gen NCLEX?

    May 10, 2019, 12:57 PM
    <13.45-min. read> A lot of questions — and misinformation — is flying around about potential changes to the NCLEX. But we've got answers. This video from Dr. Sheryl Sommer provides updates on:
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