2014 NCLEX-PN Test Plan - Basic

Description

The NCLEX examination test plan provides a concise summary of the content and scope of the examination. The test plan also serves as a guide for both examination development and candidate preparation.

The 2014 NCLEX-PN Test Plan is effective April 1, 2014.

Publish Date
2014
Topic
NCLEX Exam
From
Communications Library
Type
Publication

Publications

  • 2018 NCLEX Information Flyer

    Highlights for before, during and after the NCLEX. Includes information on The Eight Steps of the NCLEX, acceptable identification and rules for scheduling/rescheduling your appointment. Effective Jan. 1, 2018.  

    2018 | Publication

  • 2018 NCLEX Candidate Bulletin

    This resource serves as your guide from before to after the NCLEX, including important contact information, details on how to register, the NCLEX Candidate Rules and results processing. Effective Jan. 1, 2018.

    2018 | Publication

  • Booklet: NCSBN Welcomes You to the Nursing Profession

    Offered as a free gift to newly licensed nurses in honor of its 40th anniversary, NCSBN created this 50-page booklet as a resource to help nurses better understand nursing regulation and their board of nursing (BON).

    2018 | Publication

  • 2014 NCLEX-PN Detailed Test Plan - Educator Version

    The NCLEX examination test plan provides a concise summary of the content and scope of the examination. The test plan also serves as a guide for both examination development and candidate preparation. 

    2014 | Publication

  • 2017 NCLEX-PN Detailed Test Plan

    The detailed version of the NCLEX-PN examination test plan includes an in-depth overview of the content categories along with details about the administration of the exam as well as NCLEX-style item writing exercises and case scenario examples.

    2016 | Publication

  • 2017 NCLEX-PN Test Plan

    The NCLEX-PN test plan includes an overview of the content categories along with details about the administration of the exam.

    2016 | Publication

  • 2016 NCLEX-RN Detailed Test Plan - Candidate Version

    The candidate version of the NCLEX-RN examination test plan includes an in-depth overview of the content categories along with details about the administration of the exam. 

    *Dans cette publication, le masculin est employé sans préjudice afin d’alléger le texte. 

    2016 | Publication

  • 2016 NCLEX-RN Detailed Test Plan - Educator Version

    The educator version of the NCLEX-RN examination test plan includes an in-depth overview of the content categories along with details about the administration of the exam as well as NCLEX-style item writing exercises and case scenario examples.

    *Dans cette publication, le masculin est employé sans préjudice afin d’alléger le texte. 

    2016 | Publication

  • 2016 NCLEX-RN Basic Test Plan

    The basic NCLEX-RN test plan includes an overview of the content categories along with details about the administration of the exam.

    2015 | Publication

  • Public Policy Agenda

    The NCSBN Public Policy Agenda delineates the organization's policy goals, highlights the organization's policy activities and outlines what you need to know about NCSBN.

    2014 | Publication

  • NCLEX-PN Program Reports - Subscription

    This subscription service is a semi-annual or annual, comparative review of a program's performance that is designed to help educators and administrators identify their program's areas of strength and weakness. specific and national comparison reports of graduates' performances on the NCLEX examination. Performance results, test plan profiles and content dimension reports are all included. Jurisdictional and national rankings are used to describe the program's strengths and weakness with regard to the following:

    • Client needs
    • The nursing process
    • Categories of human functioning and health alterations
    • The wellness-illness continuum
    • The stages of maturity
    • Stress-adaptation-coping

    Program-specific information is reported provided for at least 10 first-time candidates tested within the six-month reporting period. Candidate-specific information is not available.  Reports are released in May and November; subscriptions are open to nursing schools only.

    Subscriptions for NCLEX-RN Program and NCLEX-PN Program Semi-Annual or Annual Reports are currently $350.00 and $225.00 respectively. Additionally, a joint annual and semi-annual subscription is $525 for RN programs and $337.5 for PN programs.

    The NCLEX program reports will be available for subscription by Canadian nursing programs in 2015.

    To order, please call 1.800.261.6227 or visit NCLEX Program Reports.

    Publication

  • NCLEX Program Reports - Subscription Overview

    Join hundreds of educators across the country who subscribe to NCLEX Program Reports. These reports are the only source for detailed information about your graduates' performance on the NCLEX examinations.

    2016 | Publication

  • All-Hazards Emergency Operations Guidelines for Boards of Nursing

    These emergency operations guidelines for boards of nursing are designed to assist boards of nursing in developing a rapid-response approach that allows for fluid continuity of core business operations in the event of a catastrophe. This guide outlines how information is gathered, channeled and assessed, when decisions are made and communicated, and what essential operations are to be maintained.

    2008 | Publication

  • NCLEX-RN Program Reports - Subscription

    This subscription service is a semi-annual or annual, comparative review of a program's performance that is designed to help educators and administrators identify their program's areas of strength and weakness. specific and national comparison reports of graduates' performances on the NCLEX examination. Performance results, test plan profiles and content dimension reports are all included. Jurisdictional and national rankings are used to describe the program's strengths and weakness with regard to the following:

    • Client needs
    • The nursing process
    • Categories of human functioning and health alterations
    • The wellness-illness continuum
    • The stages of maturity
    • Stress-adaptation-coping

    Program-specific information is reported provided for at least 10 first-time candidates tested within the six-month reporting period. Candidate-specific information is not available. Reports are released in May and November; subscriptions are open to nursing schools only.

    Subscriptions for NCLEX-RN Program and NCLEX-PN Program Semi-Annual or Annual Reports are currently $350.00 and $225.00 respectively. Additionally, a joint annual and semi-annual subscription is $525 for RN programs and $337.5 for PN programs.

    The NCLEX program reports will be available for subscription by Canadian nursing programs in 2015.

    To order, please call 1.800.261.6227 or visit NCLEX Program Reports.

    Publication

  • Directory of Nurse Aide Registries

    Contains a listing of all the Nurse Aide Registries, along with who maintains the registries and who investigates complaints in each state. Updated annually.

    2011 | Publication

  • The NCSBN Public Policy Agenda

    The NCSBN Public Policy Agenda delineates the organization's policy goals, highlights the organization's policy activities and outlines what you need to know about NCSBN.

    2011 | Publication

  • Member Board Profiles

    An online publication that provides an overview of the regulatory environment in which the 60 boards of nursing function. Visit the Nursing Research section to download various report sections. Updated annually.

    2010 | Publication