Nursing Education

Unpacking New NCLEX Results & Strategies to Maintain Momentum

A webinar featuring Patrick Luna from the University of Colorado

The first round of results from the NextGen NCLEX exam scores are in and there’s reason to celebrate… more nurse candidates passed, marking a significant rebound from the prior year. 

Patrick Luna shares insights on the results of the new exam, the prioritization of clinical judgment, and recommendations for increasing evaluation and feedback to students to help them transition from knowing to doing. 

View this free recorded webinar, where you’ll learn: 

  • Insights on scores and how they compare to previous trends
  • What instructional strategies are driving this reversal and how it translates to practice readiness
  • The importance of clinical judgment and best practices for teaching and evaluating it in students

Patrick Luna, MSN, RN, CEN

Patrick Luna instructs undergraduate nursing students as a Senior Instructor of Clinical Teaching at the University of Colorado College of Nursing. He believes that preparing students for the realities of clinical practice begins with instilling awareness of the client experience, and encouraging self-reflection in how they can help achieve patient-centered care outcomes. Patrick is a registered nurse, certified in emergency nursing, with a background as a firefighter/paramedic. He currently has a bedside practice at University of Colorado Hospital assigned to the surgical/trauma ICU. He holds a master’s degree in nursing education from the University of Texas and is applying to a Ph.D. program at the University of Colorado.