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New! Preparing for the NGN Faculty Resource Guide
Learn the essentials to fully prepare you and your program for the changes to come from NGN leaders Donna Ignatavicius and Linda Silvestri, including an analysis of the NGN and the greater emphasis on clinical judgment, steps to integrate NGN into your classroom, and resources to support NGN integration.Download the guide today
Preparing for the NGN: A Systematic Approach
To help faculty teach students how to use the six cognitive skills outlined in the NCSBN Clinical Judgment Measurement Model (NCJMM), and to be fully prepared for the changes in the NGN, read the three-phase rollout plan developed by NGN experts Donna Ignatavicius and Linda Silvestri.
Updates on the NGN: What You Should Know
Read the key takeaways on updates to the NGN and advice from our experts as shared during our webinar, Preparing for NGN: Preparing Practice-Ready Nurses.
Thinking Not Doing: How Changes Give Opportunity to Focus on Clinical Judgment
Despite the challenges to clinical experiences for nursing students, this is an opportunity for educators to spend more time helping students focus on the thinking related to caring for a patient instead of just hands-on skills.
Getting Ready for the Next-Generation NCLEX®: Transitioning From the Nursing Process to Clinical Judgment
NGN Experts Donna Ignatavicius and Linda Silvestri share how to transition from the nursing process to clinical judgment.
Getting Ready for the Next Generation NCLEX®: Frequently Asked Questions
In this Q&A, Elsevier NGN experts Donna Ignatavicius and Linda Silvestri answer common faculty questions regarding the Next Generation NCLEX.
Using Graphic Organizers to Develop Clinical Judgment in Prelicensure Nursing Students
Learn how graphic organizers can be used to enhance learning and/or critical thinking, especially skills needed to make appropriate and safe clinical judgments.
Next Generation NCLEX by the Numbers
See how the Next Generation NCLEX (NGN) is shaping the future of nursing.
Writing Effective NGN Item Types
Elsevier’s NGN experts Donna D. Ignatavicius MS, RN, CNE, CNEcl, ANEF, and Linda Silvestri PhD, RN, FAAN, discuss the process of writing effective Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN) items and answer faculty questions.
How to Approach NGN Item Writing
To help provide further guidance on writing new NGN item types, nursing education expert Carolyn Kerns gives her step-by-step approach to writing an NGN item type using Elsevier content as an example.
Preparing for Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN): Commonly Asked Questions
In this recorded webinar, Elsevier’s NGN consultants Donna Ignatavicius and Linda Silvestri answer commonly asked questions regarding the NGN, covering topics like new NGN item types, differences to the current NCLEX approach, scoring, and more.
Preparing for Next Generation NCLEX® Test Items: A Best-Practice Approach Across the Curriculum
In this recorded live webinar, faculty will learn best practices for approaching NGN item development and facilitating knowledge acquisition and retention as a foundation for clinical judgment from Elsevier’s NGN experts Donna Ignatavicius, and Linda Silvestri.
Author Chat: Developing Clinical Judgment for Professional Nursing and the Next-Generation NCLEX-RN® Examination
Elsevier NGN Expert Donna D. Ignatavicius shares how faculty can help students develop the clinical reasoning skills needed for success on the NGN and in clinical practice.
Ask The Experts: Phil Dickison on Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN)
These video clips from Phil Dickinson are a part of the series Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN): Ask the Experts with conversations featured in our live webinar, “Next Generation NCLEX: Preparing Practice-Ready Nurses”.
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NCSBN Educator Resources
The Next Generation NCLEX (NGN) exam asks better questions to help ensure candidates are able to think critically and make sound patient care decisions. NGN is about protecting the public and achieving the best outcomes for clients, nurses, and institutions. Check out these resources from the NCSBN to learn more about their approach to creating the NGN.
- NCLEX Examination Webinar Series: Next Generation NCLEX (NGN) Project
- Next Generation NCLEX (NGN) Educator Webinar
- NCSBN’s NGN FAQS for Educators
- NCSBN Clinical Judgment Measurement Model (NCJMM)
- NGN Talks & Presentations