At Kaplan Nursing, we make it a point to keep you and your students up-to-date with current news and events as they relate to nursing and your practice as nurse educators. One issue that has recently been at the forefront of discussions among both faculty and students is bullying in the workplace. That’s why in August 2014, we conducted a survey of over 2,000 NCLEX-RN-facing nursing school graduates to get their take on workplace bullying.… view full post »
It’s official! The NCSBN has released data on the national passing rates for a full year after the April 1, 2013, NCLEX-RN passing standard increase. NCLEX pass rate results are always widely anticipated by nurse educators across the country, but given the larger-than-expected drop immediately following the most recent passing standard increase, there’s a little more anticipation than normal. This is why I’m pleased to say that the January 1-March 31, 2014, national results improved … view full post »
Join Kaplan Nursing at our first annual CE conference in Phoenix and discuss topics crucial to nursing education with experts in the field.
Dr. Marianne R. Jeffreys, EdD, RN and Nursing Professor at The City University of New York will discuss how to optimize outcomes for nursing student retention and success. Continuing education credits will be awarded for participating faculty!
Attendance is FREE for faculty! See below for event details:
Date: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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Happy National Nurses Week! What a wonderful chance for us at Kaplan Nursing to thank you for all you do to advance nursing education and practice. And what a year this has been for nursing education and for nursing students getting ready to join the ranks of RNs and LP/VNs!
Join us as Maria Flores-Harris, MSN, RN and Faculty Consultant at Kaplan Nursing discusses reasons students engage in academic misconduct and how to create a culture of academic integrity among your students. Continuing education credits will be awarded for attending faculty.*
Event name: Academic Integrity
Date: Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Time: 7pm-8:30 pm ET
Location: This event will take place in our Classroom Anywhere™ environment, so you can attend from any computer where you have … view full post »
The NCLEX-PN® passing standard increase went into effect on April 1st. How will this affect you and your students as they prepare for this updated version of the test plan? Watch as our Kaplan experts discuss the new test plan as well as insights into how you can help better prepare your students.
This year, the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) instituted changes to the registration and test-taking process. We reviewed the changes in November, but as the busy test-taking season will be here soon, we wanted to review those changes for you once more. For complete information please go to the NCSBN website.
Impacts to registering for the NCLEX®
1.) The following documents will no longer be released in hard-copy or … view full post »
Go behind the NCLEX-RN® passing rate decline with Barbara Irwin, MSN, RN and Executive Director of Kaplan Nursing. Watch as she digs deep into the 2013 passing standard, how it has affected students, and how you can help better prepare your students for this new test plan.
From March 2010 to May 2010, Kaplan Nursing conducted a research project to determine how nursing students study and better understand best study practices to help them be more successful in nursing school. The purpose of this White Paper, written by Dr. Susan Sanders, Vice-President of Kaplan Nursing, is to discuss the various study methods of nursing students and the implications for faculty to help students improve their study habits. Check out the full Whitepaper, … view full post »
By Jen Schmitz, RN, MSN
A few years ago in one of my NCLEX® review classes, I looked over to see a student furiously taking down notes. At our first break, I checked in with her and she asked to copy down all the class questions with the answer choices. It seems this student thought the best way for success was to memorize the Kaplan questions and answers as if they held the key to … view full post »