Nurses Week 2020 Special NP and RN Offers During National Nurses Week 2020

Med-ChallengerNurse Practitioner, Nursing Programs, Nursing RN/PN, Personal Education

Nurses Week 2020 Special Offers - FNP, ENP, RN, NCLEX, save 30% off all nursing products at Med-Challenger

Nurses Week 2020 Special Offers on NP & RN Exam Review and CNE CoursesCelebrate National Nurses Week 2020 with Med-Challenger and save 30% on all nursing courses – even NP PRO! National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. As of 1998, May 8 was designated as National Student Nurses Day, … Read More

Tips for a Successful Early Clinical Career for Residents, Fellows, and New Board-Certified Clinicians

Paul Griner, MD, MACPClinical Pearls, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Medical News, Medical Schools, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Programs, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Residency Programs, Urgent Care

tips for a successful early clinical career and starting clinical practice

Tips for a Successful Early Clinical Career for Residents, Fellows, and New Board-Certified CliniciansHow to get off to a good start in your clinical practice. Completion of residency or fellowship training is an important step in one’s early clinical career.  Equally important is getting off to a good start in your chosen branch of medicine once you have completed training. … Read More

What’s the Easiest FNP Exam to Pass? The AANP Exam or the ANCC Exam?

Mary Alice O'Brien, DNP, APRN, FNP-BCNurse Practitioner, Nursing Programs, Personal Education

what's the easiest FNP exam to pass? AANP or ANCC, which his easier?

There are two exams that an aspiring Family Nurse Practitioner seeking certification can take – the American Association of Nurse Practitioner’s FNP exam (the AANP exam) or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (the ANCC exam).  Given the amount of time, money, and energy that goes into taking one of these exams, it’s only natural that FNP students would look to … Read More

Rescuing Bedside Medicine

Paul Griner, MD, MACPEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Group Education, Internal Medicine, Medical News, Medical Schools, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Programs, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Residency Programs

Bedside Medicine - Rescuing Bedside Medicine

Bedside Medicine is under seige from a glut of new technology and limited patient interaction time.  While medical practice has changed remarkably during the lifetime of most of today’s physicians, the fundamental unit of care has not.  It is bedside medicine, specifically the clinical transaction – the interaction between doctor and patient that results in the accumulation of the basic … Read More

Why Online Courses Fail

David BeardGroup Education, Medical Schools, Nursing Programs, Residency Programs

Online courses fail due to a number of factors.  Online medical education programs are growing rapidly and when online courses fail to produce successful outcomes, it can threaten a program’s reputation and viability.  So why do online courses fail?  In this article, we’ll look at why online courses fail, the factors in play, and insights into creating online courses that … Read More

Content Curation and How It Impacts Medical e-Learning Programs

David BeardGroup Education, Medical Schools, Nursing Programs, Residency Programs, Uncategorized Clinical Education

what is content curation and why does it matter in e-learning.

The language of online learning is not very precise.  People can’t even agree on what to call it. Is it “e-learning,” “elearning,” or “eLearning”?  There are some 70,000 companies involved in areas of online learning, and, today, they seem to be leaning towards “e-learning.”  That imprecision in language extends to other areas of online learning – such as content curation. … Read More

Med-Challenger Releases Online Course and Question Editing Platform

Bob Sweeney, MS, DACompany News, Group Education, Medical Schools, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Programs, Product News, Residency Programs

online course and question editing for schools and organizations

On September 19, 2019, Med-Challenger announced the release of new authoring tools allowing schools and training organizations to create courses and tests for its medical education platform.   Med-Challenger has introduced new custom authoring tools that allow customers to create their own stand-alone courses, as well as mix and merge the customer’s content with Challenger’s own courses.  The new authoring tools … Read More

Nurse Practitioner Practice: New Trends of the NP Practice and NP Programs

Robert V Anderson, Med-Challenger CEOCompany News, Group Education, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Programs

The nurse practitioner then and now - recent growth and future trends in NP practice and NP education

Nurse practitioner practice is one of the fastest growing segments in healthcare practice and healthcare education.  From BSN to NP to DNP, the number of graduated nurse practitioners is still outpaced by demand and NP programs are adopting new solutions to meeting demand – or they must turn away qualified candidates every year.  In this article, we’ll look at the … Read More

Cognitive Computing Applications for Medical Education Programs

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Cognitive computing applications in healthcare and medical education blog

The term cognitive computing is typically used to describe artificial intelligence (AI) systems that aim to simulate human thought.  Human cognition involves real-time analysis of environment, context and intent, among many other variables that inform a person’s ability to solve problems. Cognitive computing differs slightly in application and purpose from that of AI. Where AI’s purpose is to provide an … Read More

The Biggest Challenge for Healthcare Education Programs and Their Leadership

Bob Sweeney, MS, DACompany News, Group Education, Medical Schools, Nursing Programs, Residency Programs

What's The Biggest Challenge for Healthcare Education Programs and Their Leadership

Whether you are directing an institutional training program or seeking to ensure the best possible care throughout an organization, there are many components to successful healthcare education, systemic continuing education, and real-time quality assurance. These components – onboarding incoming students or employees, maintaining quality curricula resources, testing practitioner knowledge quality, remediating struggling students or staff, and supporting continuing certification and … Read More