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Previewing Solutions in 2019 [Video]

Dec 5, 2018, 14:46 PM
<1.25-min. video> Nursing challenges aren't getting any easier. So ATI is creating new solutions to help. Here's a preview of what you can expect in 2019:

Acquiring Holistic Health Assessment Skills 

With limitations in lab and clinical opportunities to practice health assessments — especially on clients with cultural variations and abnormal findings — students enter professional practice unprepared to provide quality care. In addition, their assessment skills may be outdated due to being based on textbook learning.

ATI’s solution? Practicing with highly responsive, virtual clients, which expands exposure and grows confidence, preparing students for greater success in clinical and professional practice.


What is it? A virtual simulation and tutorial of physical examinations and assessments.

Available when? Fall 2019 to Optimal and Complete clients.

Details: In a safe, simulated environment, students benefit from:

  • An introduction to health assessment skills for all major body systems
  • Repeated opportunities to learn, explore, practice, and document a variety of health alterations
  • ATI’s realistic and responsive humans representing a culturally diverse range of clients of varying ages.


  • Hear client-body system sounds while  practicing assessment techniques
  • Experience health alterations in clients from  diverse populations, strengthening clinical  judgment skills.


  • Reduces time and workload required to  plan, facilitate, and evaluate students in  health assessment activities
  • Simplifies student evaluations with more  precision, identifying students’ knowledge  and areas for improvement.


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“It’s a real challenge today for students to get realistic health assessment experience. We knew practicing with virtual physical exams would be an ideal way to provide deeper engagement and skills mastery.; — LISA BLAKELY, ATI DIRECTOR OF PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

Building an EHR  Baseline Fluency

Only 20% of new nurses say electronic health record (EHR) training was part of their nursing school curriculum.1  Yet, a majority of employed nurses say newly hired colleagues need competency in these systems.2 Complicating the situation is the variety of vendor offerings and the fact that clinical rotations often don’t allow students EHR access.

ATI’s solution? An electronic charting tool that simulates the EHR system in a clinical setting while supporting courses, activities, grading, patient-chart creation, simulation, and shared and individual student copies of activity charts.

Coming in 2019: EHR TUTOR

What is it? EHR training system.

Available when? Fall 2019 to Optimal and Complete clients.

Details: Designed for use in simulation labs, clinical rotations, and classrooms,  this tool allows educators to give feedback on student documentation  and analysis.

  • Time-saving prep via 100+ prebuilt patient charts
  • 330+ learning activities from mental health to newborn care
  • Unfolding case studies that hone students’ clinical judgment
  • Medication-dispensing experience with a bar code scanner     and cabinet management.


  • Develop strong documentation habits
  • Acquire a solid foundation in EHR primary  functions and features.


  • Easy to use within days of purchase
  • Offers a cost-effective solution.


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“If hospitals and providers expect nurses to operate EHRs on day one, we’ve got to provide a tool that simulates the professional experience. It’s our responsibility to help create confident graduates who can use any EHR platform in the clinical setting.” — MARK WILLIAMS-ABRAMS, ATI VICE PRESIDENT, PRODUCT STRATEGY

Alleviating the Strain of Accreditation & Curriculum Management

Accreditation and curriculum management are necessary but burdensome, mostly because of repetitive steps in each part of  the process. Program leaders and faculty repeatedly spend  significant time developing and managing curriculum, as well as manually tracking and entering data.

ATI’s solution? Connecting your student and program data, curriculum evaluation, Systematic Evaluation Plan, and accreditation reporting into a single workflow.


What is it? A tool that makes it easy to collect and organize student evaluations, develop and maintain your curriculum, create and monitor Systematic Evaluation Plans, and integrate it all during your accreditation process.

Available when? Fall 2019 to Complete clients.

Details: This software solution connects student data, curriculum  management, and programmatic, systematic evaluation  into a single, fully integrated process. It features:

  • A central repository of student-learning outcomes and  competencies, intuitively connecting them to your curriculum
  • Links between your curriculum, evaluation criteria, and other data points to support evidence-based,  program-improvement decision-making, while avoiding  stressful, cyclical compliance efforts
  • Full data integration with other ATI tools to ease the  program evaluation process
  • Reliable, thoughtful support from ATI nursing consultants.


  • Easy access and ability to respond to course, faculty, and clinical evaluations from a mobile device.


  • Develop and maintain a sharp,  streamlined curriculum
  • Leverage expert-built templates to ensure  easy access to data
  • Save time in preparing for the accreditation process.


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“Educators want easy access to data. They want to confidently follow best practices. And they want to make evidence-based decisions when changing their programs, so that’s what we focused on creating.” — NATHAN WALTS, ATI DIRECTOR OF  PRODUCT, PLATFORM & ANALYTICS

1Miller, L., Stimely, M., Matheny, P., Pope, M., McAtee, R. & Miller, K. (2014). Novice Nurse Preparedness to Effectively Use Electronic Health Records in Acute Care Settings: Critical Informatics Knowledge and Skill Gaps. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics, 18 (2)

2Black Book Market Research. (2018). Nursing EHR Satisfaction Takes a Major Swing to the Positive. Black Book User Survey.  Retrieved from