A Day in the Life of a Virtual-ATI NCLEX Review Participant

A Day in the Life of a Virtual-ATI NCLEX Review Participant

A Day in the Life of a Virtual-ATI® NCLEX® Review Participant Summit Presentation will immerse the attendees in the daily routine of the Virtual-ATI NCLEX Review. Attendees will engage in a unique experience from both participant and coach perspective. This 1 hour interactive, Pre-Summit Session, will provide educators with insight and a deeper understanding of participant progression to optimize Virtual-ATI integration and NCLEX success.


Tim Beitzel, MSN, BSN, RN

Timothy Beitzel, RN, BSN, MSN is a Regional Manager of Post Grad Products for the Northeast regional of the United States specializing in integration of ATI Capstone and Virtual-ATI. Since joining ATI in 2015 Timothy has tutored hundreds of nursing students across the United States, identifying individualized knowledge deficits in nursing content areas and providing customized remediation to support students’ NCLEX success via the use of ATI Capstone, Virtual-ATI and teaching ATI Live Reviews. He has also served on a committee with ATI colleagues reviewing literature to provide insight for the creation of a Style Guide to reduce bias language in standardized testing in nursing education. As a result of Timothy’s work, he co-authored a journal article titled, “Reducing Language Bias in Nursing Education: Equipping Educators” published by the journal Teaching and Learning in Nursing and Science Direct. Timothy presented a session on Reducing Bias in Language at ATI’s National Nurse Educator Summit in 2017. Timothy holds a Master of Science in Nursing with an emphasis in nursing education. He has fifteen years of experience as a clinician in emergency and trauma services, as well as twelve years teaching experience in nursing education. Timothy has taught various nursing courses at the baccalaureate level and served as chair of the curriculum and evaluation committee, admissions and retention committee, and honors committee. Beitzel was recognized by the state of Ohio in 2015 as an Educator of Excellence in Nursing education. Timothy is committed to lifelong learning intending to pursue a Doctorate of Nursing Practice with concentration in education and leadership. Timothy also stays well-informed of current research and nursing practice trends by reading scientific literature, attending conferences, collaborating with nursing colleagues and is an active member of Sigma Theta Tau.

Larissa A. Bair, MSN, RN, CEN

Larissa Bair is a Regional Manager of Post Grad Products for the West Region at ATI Nursing Education. She specializes in integration of ATI Capstone and Virtual-ATI products. Prior to transitioning to a management role, Larissa began her career with ATI Nursing Education in 2015 as an Post Grad educator, NCLEX specialist. As a nurse educator, Larissa applies her teaching philosophy by establishing a mutual partnership to aid future nurses in their journey to be confident and successful. Larissa obtained her BSN from The University of Akron and her MSN in Nursing Education from South University. Larissa’s past experiences as a clinical and didactic instructor in LPN, ASN, and BSN programs strengthen her teaching methods, philosophy and curriculum integration. Larissa has served in a variety of roles as a nurse educator. Prior to her career at ATI, Larissa was a PN program Associate Administrator. In 2016, Larissa published Maximize Time: Maximize Outcomes in the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses: Strategies for Nurse Educators. She has served as the Curriculum Development Project Leader for BSN Pre-licensure new program development, ACEN chapter writing task-force member, and ATI Champion. Larissa has also previously chaired multiple committees in academia. In addition to Larissa educating future nurses, she has 10+ years of clinician experience as a Certified Emergency Nurse, specializing in trauma care. Larissa is a recipient of the You Make a Difference award at Aultman Health Foundation. Maintaining an affiliation with current practice invigorates Larissa’s passion to assist with the development of reliable and knowledgeable future nurses. Larissa is a member of the Emergency Nurses Association and Sigma Thea Tau International. Currently, Larissa serves on the Leadership Succession committee to Delta Omega Chapter. Larissa is an active volunteer in Boy Scouts of America and Shriner’s International. Larissa enjoys gardening and CrossFit during her free time.