Exam Volunteer Opportunities

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NCLEX and REx-PN Volunteer Options

  • Item Writing - Item writers create the items that are used for exams
  • Item Review - Item reviewers examine the items that are created by item writers
  • Panel of Judges - The panel of judges completes standard setting exercises to recommend potential passing standards on licensure exams

Sessions are held throughout the year and typically last 3-4 days.

Benefits of Participation

  • Earn continuing education contact hours (U.S. volunteers only)
  • Contribute to continued excellence in the nursing profession
  • Network on an international level
  • Build new skills that are useful at work as well as for professional growth

Apply Online to Participate

Reminder: LPN/VN/RPNs who plan to take the NCLEX-RN within two years of service with NCSBN do not qualify for participation. 

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NCLEX and REx-PN Volunteer Resources

Item Development Flyer - The NCLEX and REx-PN Depend On You!

NCSBN depends on nurses to assist in the NCLEX and REx-PN item development process.