Podcast: Bridging the Readiness Gap in Nursing Education

In this insightful episode, host Danielle LeCompte and guests Cheryl Wilson and Nikole Hicks delve into the critical issue of the readiness gap in nursing education, discussing the alarming statistic that only 9% of nursing graduates are practice-ready despite passing the NCLEX®. The conversation explores the evolution towards competency-based education, the implementation of Elsevier’s Clinical Practice Readiness Assessment (CPRA), and the collaborative efforts needed between educational institutions and clinical settings to enhance the preparation and confidence of nursing students. This episode is a must-listen for educators seeking strategies for preparing practice-ready nurses.