Physical Examination Methods: Training Your Students

It’s imperative to educate nursing students on physical examination methods: inspection, palpation, percussion, and auscultation.

What is Summative Assessment?

Summative assessments provide a view into the final outcomes of education, the "sum total" of skills developed or learning achieved during a course of instruction. It's an integral part of our education system, and it's flawed because it eclipses other types of...

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What Bedside Manner is and Why it Matters in Nursing

How is bedside manner defined? Well it isn’t limited to interactions at the bedside between patients and healthcare providers. Sure, nursing requires mastering technical and procedural skills, but it also demands a human connection—what many refer to as “bedside...

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Effective Formative Assessment for Educators

formative assessment for educators

Perhaps no other innovation holds as much promise to transform education as formative assessment. This article explains what it is, why it's important, and what you can do to incorporate its benefits into your role in education. 20 min read Formative Assessment for...

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6 Ways to Teach Nursing Skills Faster

So you’re a nursing educator. You’ve watched hundreds of bright young students pass through the program, and you’ve had the pleasure of watching them become amazing healthcare professionals ready to do no harm. Chances are you already have awesome teaching methods,...

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What is Summative Assessment?

Summative assessments provide a view into the final outcomes of education, the "sum total" of skills developed or learning achieved during a course of instruction. It's an integral part of our education system, and it's flawed because it eclipses other types of...

Continue Reading

What Bedside Manner is and Why it Matters in Nursing

How is bedside manner defined? Well it isn’t limited to interactions at the bedside between patients and healthcare providers. Sure, nursing requires mastering technical and procedural skills, but it also demands a human connection—what many refer to as “bedside...

Continue Reading

Effective Formative Assessment for Educators

formative assessment for educators

Perhaps no other innovation holds as much promise to transform education as formative assessment. This article explains what it is, why it's important, and what you can do to incorporate its benefits into your role in education. 20 min read Formative Assessment for...

Continue Reading

6 Ways to Teach Nursing Skills Faster

So you’re a nursing educator. You’ve watched hundreds of bright young students pass through the program, and you’ve had the pleasure of watching them become amazing healthcare professionals ready to do no harm. Chances are you already have awesome teaching methods,...

Continue Reading

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