National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) is an independent, not-for-profit organization through which boards of nursing act and counsel together on matters of common interest and concern affecting public health, safety and welfare, including the development of nursing licensure examinations.
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NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN Examinations developed and administered by NCSBN are constantly and rigorously evaluated to keep pace with the rapidly evolving health care environment.
About the NCLEX
Learn about the NCLEX registration and application for licensure/registration processes.
About Application & Registration
View the NCLEX test plans which serve as blue prints to outline the content to be tested and guide the item writing process.
About Test Plans
NCSBN's course for members, Delegate Orientation, has recently been updated for 2016 and is available for registration. Members will get an overview and understanding of the NCSBN Delegate Assembly. This course is free for members.
Missouri has joined Arizona, Florida, Idaho, New Hampshire, South Dakota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Virginia and Wyoming as a member of the enhanced NLC. Senate Bill 635 and House Bill 1816 were signed by Gov. Jay Nixon on July 5, 2016.Read More
New Hampshire has joined Arizona, Florida, Idaho, South Dakota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Virginia and Wyoming as a member of the enhanced NLC. Senate Bill 329 was signed by Gov. Maggie Hassan on June 10, 2016.Read More
NCSBN has launched a new online course for members. Fraud Detection for Licensure Applications was developed based on the work of the NCSBN Fraud Detection Committee and NCSBN’s Resource Manual on Application Fraud Prevention, Detection and Communication (2015).
Learners receive 5.0 Contact Hours after completing the course post-test.