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  • 2014 RN Practice Analysis Now Available!
    Posted: 3/6/2015

    The 2014 RN Practice Analysis is now available for review. The report contains an analysis of entry-level practice in both the U.S. and Canada. Overall, the findings reflect the continued congruency of entry-level nursing practice in the U.S. and Canada and support the use of the NCLEX for licensure/registration decisions in both countries.

  • Apply now! Exams Summer Internship Program
    Posted: 12/3/2014

    The NCSBN Examinations Department is now accepting applications for the 2015 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.

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