Monthly Archives: October 2017

Future of Technology in Nursing Education Part 2: How Nursing Education Programs Are Currently Using Educational Technology

The What and Why of Technology Use in Today’s Nursing Student is a four-part series that focuses on the technology today’s Nursing Students are using when learning and providing patient care . Part 2 focuses on what is currently being used by educators in their teaching environments. By: Sue Forneris and Jone Tiffany In our continuing four-part series on the

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Are You Using High-Stakes Assessment? Do You Have Intra/Interrater Reliability?

By: Jean Ellen Zavertnik and Ann Holland Is high-stakes assessment in simulation used in your program? By this we mean “an evaluation process associated with a simulation activity that has a major academic or educational consequence” (Meakim et al., 2013, p. S7). As greater emphasis is placed on high-stakes assessment of simulation performance in nursing education, programs must ensure that

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Academia to Bedside Series: Does Simulation Accelerate Progression from Novice to Expert? Part 3

Academia to Bedside is a four-part series that focuses on the transition of nursing students from education to their professional role. Part 3 focuses on the role of the Nurse Educator using technology (simulation) to help transition from the classroom to the bedside. By: Jean Zavertnik and Judy Murphy While nursing schools across the country use simulation to provide clinical

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