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NCSBN Launches NCLEX Practice Exam

Posted 11/6/2018

NCSBN has launched the NCLEX Practice Exam (NPE) that provides candidates in the U.S. and Canada preparing to take NCLEX Examinations with an experience that is similar to the look and the feel of the actual test.


Groundbreaking, Comprehensive, Vital: The National Nursing Guidelines for Medical Marijuana

Posted 1/15/2019
Because of rapid and sweeping changes in societal attitudes toward marijuana, and the increasing use and legalization of medical and recreational marijuana, in 2017 the NCSBN Board of Directors formed and appointed members to the NCSBN Marijuana Regulatory Guidelines Committee. Read about the groundbreaking body of work the committee has produced.
Policy Briefing

White House Health Care Report Addresses Scope of Practice, Worker Mobility, and Telehealth

Posted 1/10/2019
On December 3, 2018, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Department of the Treasury, and the Department of Labor released a report entitled, Reforming America’s Healthcare System through Choice and Competition.
News Release

NCSBN Upholds NCLEX-RN Examination Passing Standard

Posted 12/11/2018
The NCSBN Board of Directors (BOD) voted on Dec. 4, 2018, to uphold the current passing standard for the NCLEX-RN Examination.

An Interview with Eileen Fry-Bowers, Scholar in Residence Participant in NCSBN's Regulatory Scholars Program

Posted 11/13/2018
Eileen Fry-Bowers, PhD, JD, RN, CPNP-PC, is an associate professor at the University of San Diego who teaches graduate health policy and research methods courses. Dr. Fry-Bowers took the Scholar in Residence position because she was interested in integrating nursing regulation and related policy issues into her teaching.