Using Content Mastery Assessment Data to Utilize Active Learning Strategies in Class, Clinical and Simulation

Using Content Mastery Assessment Data to Utilize Active Learning Strategies in Class, Clinical and Simulation

This workshop will be for faculty to identify CMS assessment data (how to find and interpret the data report) and understand how to build a lesson plan to improve weaknesses as identified on the ATI CMS Assessment or Comprehensive Predictor.


Cara Rigby, DNP, RN, CNE

Dr. Rigby has been in academia in various roles for over 23 years. Her teaching experience includes associate and baccalaureate education. In her role as BSN Program Director, she was integral in leading a new concept-based curriculum through development and implementation, developing the program’s professional development courses and introducing a dedicated student educator program in a senior clinical intensive course. She was also founder and inaugural president of the Psi Omega chapter of Sigma, the first at-Large chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International. She has been instrumental in accreditation and state board of nursing approval visits. She was honored with a continuing education scholarship for her work mentoring faculty and students.She is also credited with starting a nurse residency program at a community acute care hospital where 100 new graduate nurses attended annually. She taught and mentored new graduate nurses in addition to her development of the program. Her role there also includes being co-founder of a chapter of the Academy of Medical Surgical Nurses.
Her education includes the University of Kentucky, BSN; Emory University, MSN and Samford University, DNP.

Lisa M. Bennett, MSN, RN

Lisa Bennett, MSN, RN has over 25 years of experience a registered nurse in the clinical and academia settings. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Master of Science Degree with a specialization in Nursing Education from the University of Phoenix. She has served in many roles as a Nurse Educator including Associate Professor in a Registered Nursing Program, Director of a Practical Nursing Program and Faculty Nurse Consultant. She has a variety of clinical experience in various health care settings. She has a passion for nursing education. Her areas of interest are active learning strategies, NCLEX success, and remediation. Bennett was born and raised in Cleveland, TN and currently resides in Panama City Beach, FL. Outside of work, Bennett enjoys spending time with her three children and two grandchildren. She loves spending time outdoors, exercising, swimming, walking, hiking, or relaxing on the beach.