Working Smarter: The Logistics of Scheduling SPs

By: Beth Hallmark and Cedar Wang As we continue our conversation about standardized patients (SPs), there are many logistical details to consider. This blog shares suggestions for scheduling, including the pros and cons of two computerized scheduling programs, and describes how personnel at two centers oversee this complicated process. Scheduling SPs can be very time consuming. Remember to work smarter,

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The Forecast for Tech Usage and Growth in Nursing Education: Part 4 of the series The Future of Technology in Nursing Education

In part 4 of this 4-part series, the dialogue continues on the topic: The Future of Technology in Nursing Education.  We discuss findings from the NLN and Wolters Kluwer (WK) national survey on the tech growth in nursing education over the next 5 years. By: Jone Tiffany and Sue Forneris In the final part of this 4-part series, our dialogue continues

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Exploring the world of telehealth and implications for nursing education with Dr. Helen Connors: An NLNTEQ Interview

By: Dr. Helen Connors According to the Telehealth Resource Center, Telehealth, in its broadest sense, is a collection of means or methods for enhancing health care, public health, and health education delivery and support using telecommunications technology. It includes: long distance videoconferencing; store and forward; remote patient monitoring; and mobile health (mHealth). Recently, the American Nurses Association (ANA) proposed Connected

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What’s Driving the Adoption of Technology in Nursing Education? Part 3 of the series The Future of Technology in Nursing Education

In part 3 of this 4-part series, the dialogue continues on the topic: What’s Driving the Adoption of Technology in Nursing Education? We discuss findings from the NLN and Wolters Kluwer (WK) national survey on the use of technology in schools of nursing, the reasons behind the push for greater adoption of technology, and differences in how faculty and deans

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Simulation Development for Moderate Sedation—A TeamSTEPPS Approach

By: Melanie Cason Interdisciplinary education (IPE) in a busy medical center can also be an education in coordination and “herding cats.” Beyond the mock codes that prevail, specialty departments require special consideration in simulation design development for effective teamwork experiences. Creating a bundle of simulation scenarios in an area in which one is not the content expert requires collaboration and

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Ask the Expert: Visioning of Simulation in Nursing Education

By: Dr. Pamela Jeffries In her responses to the questions that follow, Dr. Pamela Jeffries shares her insights and leadership accomplishments in simulation in nursing education with NLNTEQ. 1. What are the significant milestones in your work as a leader in nursing? My simulation work began when I was selected to serve as program director for the first NLN simulation

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