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How do we care for our students?

Posted by Nursing Educator on Nov 5, 2018 11:36:00 AM

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Tags: student engagement, student, know, fan, nursing professionals

Medical Librarians: Vital Partners in Healthcare

Posted by Nursing Educator on Oct 31, 2018 4:45:48 PM

“What could explain my patient’s pain and discolored legs after ankle surgery?”

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Tags: medical librarian, surgery, medical library, evidence-based medicine, healthcare, clinical

Silent but Deadly: The Carcinogen We Love

Posted by Nursing Educator on Oct 17, 2018 9:51:00 AM

The news constantly bombards us with headlines announcing yet another thing that may increase cancer risk. From pesticides to cigarettes, burnt toast to nitrates, the list goes on and on.

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Tags: cancer, alcohol, prevention

NCLEX Exam Format and Information

Posted by Nursing Educator on Feb 5, 2018 3:26:56 PM

So you’re preparing to take the NCLEX-RN nursing exam. Fantastic. This will be a milestone in your nursing career, and the test is pricey, so you want to optimize your chances of getting a high score. Registration and scheduling fees are typically between $200 and $300. Additional costs for materials tend to run an average of $300 to $500.

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Tags: nclex, student, testing, exam, preparation

GRIT: Why is It So Important?

Posted by Nursing Educator on Jan 17, 2018 2:43:54 PM

In recent discussions of success and mastery, "GRIT" has quickly become a go-to buzzword referring to a person's drive and persistence at mastering new skills and achieving long-term success. No matter what stage you may find yourself at in your career, having GRIT can be your greatest asset. By having a better understanding of what GRIT is and how it can help you succeed, you can begin working towards being a "grittier" person.

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Print vs. Digital - Which is Better for the Student?

Posted by Nursing Educator on Jan 15, 2018 9:56:41 AM

Is education more effective through digital tools or traditional print books and literature? The anecdotal debate is loud, but the timing of a number of studies is now starting to clear up the dust. What is also becoming clear is that the goals of education are just as important for lesson learning as the format used to convey the information.

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Tags: active learning

An Introduction to Active Learning

Posted by Nursing Educator on Nov 2, 2017 11:30:26 AM

What is Active Learning?

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Tags: nursing, active learning, interactive learning, student engagement

Skyscape Nursing Constellation Plus Vs. Nursing Central

Posted by Nursing Educator on Mar 7, 2016 4:44:59 PM

Nurses have played an important role throughout history, be it in the emergency room, maternity ward, at the patients home or in the jungles of far off continents. With so many specialties and programs for modern nurses to choose from, now more than ever their schooling is at the forefront of the job.

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How to Thrive, not Merely Survive as a Nursing Student

Posted by Nursing Educator on Jan 28, 2016 12:54:24 AM

https://youtu.be/bDWEA9HKDe0

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Clinical Log aka nTrack – HIPAA Compliant Tool

Posted by Nursing Educator on Jan 28, 2016 12:50:32 AM

 

Students need to be adequately prepared for the real-life clinical environment. Paper based clinical logs can get lost and don’t offer aggregate reporting.

Developed in collaboration with pre-licensure and graduate nursing programs, nTrack allows students to track their clinical experience and patient encounters. Additionally they can track time spent with each patient and at clinical site.

nTrack App is part of the nTrack Clinical Log system, which can be customized and deployed at your institution.

Faculty Benefits:

  • It’s better than a paper Blue book – our electronic log will reduce your workload by allowing you to quickly review students’ clinical logs and provide feedback online
  • Ability to provide ongoing feedback throughout each course
  • Track clinical experiences and check-offs throughout students education
  • View individual’s performance or aggregate data across the program
  • Easy access to data required for program accreditation
  • Documentation on individual’s performance for credits and graduation requirements

Student Benefits:

  • Access to vital nursing information at the point of care
  • Receive faculty feedback in near real-time
  • Gain experience entering data into an EHR-like system
  • Documentation for portfolios when applying for employment

Try the free app and contact us to find out how easy it is to customize the content and adopt the system in your curriculum.

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