COVID-19 Resources

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COVID-19 Videos

These videos provide important updates related to COVID-19

  • Review of NCLEX Modifications Effective Oct 1, 2020

    NCSBN's Director of Test Development, Jason Schwartz, shares changes coming soon to the NCLEX.

    2020 | Event Presentation

  • COVID 19 & the NCLEX: Testing Availability Webinar

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, NCLEX candidates have had to wait longer or travel farther to take their exams. NCSBN has worked to reopen NCLEX test centers and expand time slots while following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines and recommendations. This webinar for educators reviews NCSBN's efforts to restore testing capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic, temporary testing sites and what candidates need to know. 

    2020 | Recorded Webinar

  • Practice/Academic Partnership During the COVID-19 Crisis

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, many hospitals have suspended clinical experiences for nursing students. To benefit both students and hospitals during the crisis, NCSBN has joined with other national nursing organizations to promote a practice-academic partnership model. This video looks at the model and the successes two states have had implementing it.

    2020 | Video

  • COVID-19 & the NCLEX: Educator Webinar

    NCSBN and Pearson VUE worked together to allow for the continued testing of NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN candidates on a limited basis, subject to state and local requirements. NCSBN hosted a 30-minute webinar to answer questions educators have about the modified exam and testing procedures in place.  

    2020 | Recorded Webinar

  • State of the World's Nursing Report: Recommendations & Their Relevance to the COVID-19 Pandemic

    The World Health Organization has released the State of the World's Nursing Report. The report has ten recommendations for the nursing community. In this video, NCSBN CEO, David Benton, looks at those recommendations and how nurses and nurse regulators can apply them to nursing practice during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Additional information about the report and its impact on nursing regulators is available in the State of the World's Nursing Report video.

    2020 | Video

Free COVID-19 Courses Through ICRS

The International Center for Regulatory Scholarship (ICRS) COVID-19 series offers short online courses for nurses and nursing students looking for nursing-specific information about the coronavirus pandemic. 

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