Care Plan Guides in Your Curriculum – A Strategy for Enhancing Clinical Judgement


WEBINAR – Care Plan Guides in Your Curriculum – A Strategy for Enhancing Clinical Judgement

Original air date – August 17, 2021


Care plan guides can be excellent learning tools in developing student clinical judgement and equip students with a practical tool that can support them in their future practice. MCG care guidelines are one such tool that can also be used to assist students in understanding changes in patient acuity across a variety of care settings. Faculty can use MCG care guidelines to develop case studies, as well as a clinical tool in the pre-briefing and debriefing process. Join this webinar to discover how your nurse faculty can utilize this tremendous and FREE resource from MCG Health.

Join this webinar to:

  1. Assess the MCG evidence-based guidelines and how they can support student learning outcomes
  2. Describe how MCG resources can be utilized in the classroom and clinical settings (including simulation)
  3. Examine how MCG care guidelines can be incorporated into pre-briefing and debriefing to better support student clinical judgement


This webinar qualifies for 1 continuing education credit (CE) from the California Board of Registered Nursing (CA-BRN). Instructions will be provided during the webinar. To receive credit, you must watch the webinar and complete an evaluation.

  • Provider approved by CA-BRN





Melissa Milner, DNP, MSN-Ed, RN, Director of Nursing/Associate Professor, Adams State University – Dr. Milner currently serves as the Director of Nursing/Associate Professor for Adams State University, a small rural university in Colorado. Dr. Milner has been a nurse educator since 2013, teaching a variety of didactic and clinical courses. In 2015, she became the Director of Adams’ simulation lab and built the current simulation program. In 2016, Dr. Milner accepted the Director of Nursing position. Prior to becoming a nurse educator, Dr. Milner worked in case management and utilization review for two major insurance companies for several years. Dr. Milner became very familiar with MCG care guidelines during this time. Dr. Milner received her Master’s in Nursing with a Nursing Education Certification from the University of Phoenix and received her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Regis University.



Carol Johnson, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, CCM, Director of Academic & Quality Programs, MCG Health – Carol has been with MCG Health for over 14 years and is currently the Director of Academic & Quality Programs, after leading both MCG’s Clinical Education and Government Market teams. Carol has also worked as a program manager in case management and utilization review for two major insurance companies, training clinicians to use MCG. Carol is a life-long learner. She received her MBA from University of Phoenix and Master’s in Nursing at Austin Peay State University with a post-master’s Nurse Practitioner certificate.




Nursing faculty, deans and directors of nursing, program chairs, clinical and simulation coordinators, and more will benefit from viewing this webinar.