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Registration Now Open for the 2017 Midyear Meeting WebcastPosted: 2/9/2017
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) has launched a new Transition to Practice (TTP) online e-learning program for newly licensed nurses.Read More
Transition to Practice Program for New Nurses LaunchedPosted: 1/25/2017
NCSBN Learning Extension has launched a five-course online program based on the findings of the Transition to Practice Study. Each course helps new nurses succeed by encouraging reflection and enhancing critical thinking skills. There’s also a course to help preceptors empower new nurses.
Learn More at http://learningext.com/new-nurses
Apply Now! Exams Summer Internship ProgramPosted: 12/14/2016
The NCSBN Examinations department is now accepting applications for the 2017 Summer Internship Program. One advanced doctoral student in educational measurement or a related field will have the opportunity to gain experience working on issues related to CAT, and licensure and certification exams. Please see the application for details.