Sherpath®- Teaching and Learning Technology

Built specifically for healthcare education, this innovative teaching and learning technology offers interactive course content with a variety of assignment types, quizzing tools, and teaching resources to help you better engage students and achieve your learning objectives.

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See what Sherpath can offer your program

See what Sherpath can offer your program

Explore the digital teaching and learning technology built specifically for healthcare education. With its interactive lesson content, personalized quizzing, and Osmosis videos, Sherpath allows you to accommodate a diverse student population with varying learning styles. Request a Demo

Introducing Sherpath AI

A ground-breaking, conversational AI tool for nursing students and educators that’s integrated within Sherpath. Sherpath AI generates personalized response queries sourced solely from Elsevier’s collection of trusted, evidence- based content.

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Through a single interface, Sherpath delivers:

  • 1. Lesson Assignment

    Digital lessons create an engaging, didactic experience to better help students achieve learning objectives. Relevant, need-to-know content includes multimedia, interspersed micro quizzes, and post-lesson assessments to gauge proficiency.

  • 2. Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing

    Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing (EAQ) allows you to create relevant quizzes on a wide variety of topics to facilitate student knowledge application with high-quality practice questions. This personalized, formative quizzing tool allows you and your students to better understand areas of weakness and implement targeted remediation.

  • 3. Teaching Materials & eBook

    Relevant teaching resources, class activities, and reading recommendations from your Elsevier eBook, can easily be made visible to students through Sherpath’s course plan. These invaluable materials are tagged and organized to your assignments so you can more easily locate relevant course items.

  • 4. Performance

    Comprehensive assignment dashboards and analytics put vital performance data at your fingertips. This enables you to quickly make content coverage adjustments, see which students are completing assignments, and identify individuals who may be struggling.

  • 5. Enhanced Test Banks Powered by Elsevier Assessment Builder

    The assessment builder technology gives you all-in-one access to your test bank from your Sherpath courses, allowing you to author and administer quizzes and exams with traditional NCLEX® question types and author all Next Generation NCLEX item types that align with the NCSBN.

    Only available for select Sherpath collections.

  • 6. Skills

    Deliver skills exercises with digital checkoff tools to help evaluate student competency on important skills outside of the clinical environment.

    Only available for select Sherpath collections.

Introducing Osmosis®

Osmosis is an on-demand health education tool that helps actively engage students and foster their success through bite-sized, illustrated videos.

A carefully curated series of Osmosis videos is seamlessly integrated into select Sherpath lessons. With the addition of Osmosis videos, Sherpath becomes an even more interactive and effective learning environment to help students master key concepts and strengthen their nursing competency and clinical judgment. Request a Demo

Sherpath with EAQ Prepares Students for the NGN

To ensure students are confident and comfortable sitting for the Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN), early and frequent practice with NGN item types is critical. Sherpath will help you seamlessly integrate clinical judgment and NGN preparation into your curriculum through newly developed cases and items for the NGN.

  • Modeled after NCSBN item types, so students can begin gaining practical experience today.
  • Gauge student success by monitoring student performance through EAQ performance dashboards.
  • Students can review the rationales an unlimited number of times after assignment completion for continued practice and familiarity.
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Prepare Nursing students for the Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN)

A 2023 study of 217 RN students at a private institution tracked the HESI Exam scores of students who used Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing (EAQ), Sherpath, or both as part of their nursing education.

HESI Exam Performance for students who used EAQ and Sherpath

*Study does not include the EAQ NCLEX version

Sherpath Vantage

Sherpath Vantage

Help students master key concepts and strengthen their nursing competency and clinical judgment, all on a single platform with Sherpath Vantage.

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As your trusted partner in preparing students for NCLEX success, Elsevier wants to help you stay up to date with the latest developments related to the Next Generation NCLEX (NGN).

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How to Use NGN Content in Sherpath with EAQ

Recent survey data shows students and faculty feel that Sherpath supports exam preparation. When it comes to NGN, Sherpath includes NGN item types through Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing (EAQ) at fidelity to what students will see on the new exam format.

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Sherpath Supports Students and Faculty

Designed to deliver personalized teaching and learning, Sherpath offers faculty and students an optimal experience to make the most out of learning beneficial to any in-person or online classroom. In a 2021 survey, 87% of students and faculty reported Sherpath improved the exam preparation.

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