NCLEX Success for Nursing Students
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by Damion Jenkins, RN, MSN, CEO
1d ago
As a nursing student, you’ve worked hard to get to this point, and you don’t want the NCLEX to hold you up from beginning your rewarding career! NCLEX Success for Nursing Students really should start from day one of your Nursing program. Despite where you are in your Nursing program, now is the time to start becoming more proficient and confident in your ability to answer NCLEX questions accurately. Below are some tips for maximizing your NCLEX success. Know the NCLEX (NGN) Exam Format The NCLEX is a computer-adaptive test (CAT) that adjusts the difficulty of each question based on your a ..read more
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Nurse Educators – Are YOU Ready for the Next Generation NCLEX?
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by Damion Jenkins, RN, MSN, CEO
2M ago
Nurse Educators – the Next Generation NCLEX is quickly approaching and will go live April 1st, 2023. This means that ALL NCLEX candidates who take the test on or after 4/1/2023 will be taking the NGN exam. I am working with many graduates who are currently struggling with passing the NCLEX – and we are full speed ahead to get them passed before the NGN. To best prepare, I have been studying the Next Generation NCLEX test plans, as well as the new question types and I am certain that Nurse Educators will all face new challenges with preparing our candidates for NCLEX success. But – don’t f ..read more
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Level Up Nurses with NNBA 2022 Conference!
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by Damion Jenkins, RN, MSN, CEO
8M ago
Get READY to LEVEL-UP Nurses by Joining Me in Las Vegas for the 2022 NNBA Conference!  After Working with me, following me on social media, listening to my Podcast, or collaborating with me on innovative projects – by now, you should know that Nurses CAN DO ANYTHING! And you can do even more with the NNBA 2022 Conference! Not only can we save lives, improve entire healthcare organizations, use our critical thinking skills to solve complex problems & work to change laws to protect the public – we can also RUN OUR OWN SUCCESSFUL BUSINESSES! With the help, support, and inval ..read more
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A Nurse Coach CAN HELP YOU Achieve Your Goals!
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by Damion Jenkins, RN, MSN, CEO
8M ago
If you’re like me – (human) – then you’ve probably wondered if working with an expert, mentor or coach would help you achieve your goals. I mean, there’s THOUSANDS of “coaches”, “mentors”, and “experts” out there that claim they have strategies that can help you level up your ability to win at life. It can be so overwhelming when you’re researching whom to trust with your time, energy, vulnerability and money. It’s for that very reason that I’ve spent YEARS trying to do things on my own. Often failing time and time and time again. Until I met my very first Nurse Coach – Keith Carlson, BSN ..read more
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Next Generation NCLEX®: Are you Ready?
The Nurse Speak
by Damion Jenkins, RN, MSN, CEO
1y ago
Over the past couple of years, I’ve heard a lot of chatter surrounding the topic of the “Next Generation NCLEX®”, especially concerns coming from fellow nurse educators. Admittedly, some of the things I was hearing sounded suspect, and I wanted to see if I could learn a bit more. In my pursuit for understanding, I attended several NCSBN hosted webinars, conference calls and update briefings. To help clear up some misconceptions about the “Next Generation NCLEX®”, I will share what I have learned: The primary function and purpose of the NCSBN remains the same – to protect the public from uns ..read more
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On Pause for the Holidays! Farewell 2021
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by Damion Jenkins, RN, MSN, CEO
1y ago
As we get closer to the Holidays, I am taking some time off from now until after the New Year to rest, spend quality time with friends and family, and plan for a BIGGER, BRIGHTER & BETTER year for myself, my business and my profession! We all deserve a nice long break from time to time – and this is MY time! I wish all of you a very Safe and Happy Holiday Season, and I cannot wait to welcome you all back to Season Two of The Nursing Strategies for Success Podcast! ?❄⛄ So, until next year – Take Care, Be Well & Remember – that Nurses CAN do Anything – and I am HERE for Your Success! Se ..read more
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Critical Thinking for NCLEX® Success!
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by Damion Jenkins, RN, MSN, CEO
1y ago
The NCLEX® is much more than an exam of nursing knowledge – in fact – it’s mostly focused on your ability to use critical thinking through a variety of scenarios. The NCSBN created the exam to protect the public against incompetent and unsafe nurses, and the ONLY WAY they can measure your ability to practice safe and effective care as you transition into practice – is to challenge your ability to apply and analyze nursing data to make careful decisions. In their continuing mission to protect the public – the NCSBN is leveling up the difficulty level of the exam with the Next Generation NCLE ..read more
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COVID-19 Update: Recommendations for Unvaccinated Nursing Students
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by Damion Jenkins, RN, MSN, CEO
1y ago
Covid-19 Update: Recommendations for Unvaccinated Nursing Students – the NCSBN and eight professional Nursing Organizations provided recommendations in response to unvaccinated nursing students. The Covid-19 update news release includes recommendations to provide guidance to boards of nursing and nursing education programs that are receiving requests from students for alternate clinical experiences when the program’s clinical sites require the COVID-19 vaccine. Many, nursing programs are receiving requests from unvaccinated students to provide alternate experiences when the designated clinica ..read more
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Critical Thinking is More than an NCLEX® Buzzword
The Nurse Speak
by Damion Jenkins, RN, MSN, CEO
1y ago
Being able to critically think in nursing, is being able to organize thoughts in a systematic and logical manner. This will help to ensure safe nursing practice and high-quality care. Although nursing students may hear the words: “The NCLEX will challenge your critical thinking skills” – it is important to understand that critical thinking is more than an NCLEX buzzword. In fact, critical thinking in nursing is more than 90% of the work. To emphasize how critical thinking is fundamental to you being a proficient nurse, let’s take a quick look at the basic systematic foundation in which nurses ..read more
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Staff Nursing VS Agency Nursing: Pros and Cons
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by Damion Jenkins, RN, MSN, CEO
1y ago
  Staff Nursing VS Agency Nursing: Pros and Cons will provide insight for nurses to make better decisions regarding which career path to take. Schedule flexibility, work-life balance and engaging in regular self-care activities are some of the most important issues of today’s nurse. When considering which nursing career pathway to pursue, one should decide what is most important to them regarding these issues. Also – with the increasing demands of our healthcare system – such as COVID-19, continued salary inequities, and lack of autonomy regarding making decisions that best meets the need ..read more
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