Resources

NCSBN produces a wide variety of publications, online courses, videos, brochures, toolkits and newsletters presenting in-depth information and best practice techniques that contribute to the body of nursing knowledge.

  • 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

  • iTrack

    Tool for customizing legislative reports by state or subject matter.

    Web Page

  • Recommending a Minimum English Proficiency Standard for Entry-Level Nursing

    Reprint from the Journal of Nursing Measurement, 13(2), 2005

    2005 | Publication

  • Nursys for Members

    Exclusive service for NCSBN member boards that houses a nurse's personal information, licensing information, disciplinary information and license verifications.

  • FITS

    FITS is a private tool for member boards to share information with other member boards about imposter and/or fraudulent nurses.

    Website

  • 2019 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, 2019.  

    2018 | Publication

  • 2019 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, 2019.

    2018 | Publication

  • 2017 NCLEX Examination Statistics

    This annual publication provides national and state summary data of member boards’ licensure activities, as well as data on candidate performance on the NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN Examinations. On Jan. 5, 2015, the first candidates were able to take the NCLEX-RN for purposes of licensure/registration in Canada. This publication provides a detailed breakdown of candidate performance for 2017, as well as historical data.   

    2018 | Publication

  • NLC Toolkit

    Helpful resources related to the original Nurse Licensure Compact.

    Toolkit

  • Guidelines for Complaints Involving Marijuana

    The NCSBN Guidelines for the Board of Nursing: Complaints Involving a Licensee and Marijuana contain information which serves to inform BONs of the current evidence related to cannabis and provides guidelines for BON assessment and decision-making in complaints involving cannabis.

    Web Page

  • Opioid Toolkit

    Resources and guidelines and specific opioid prescribing continuing education materials that help the effort to prevent overprescribing.

    Toolkit

  • NCLEX Examinations Webinar Series: Next Generation NCLEX (NGN) Project

    An overview of the Next Generation NCLEX project (NGN). Topics covered include:
    • The Clinical Judgment Model;
    • Item Prototype Development; and
    • Frequently Asked Questions related to the project.

    2018 | Recorded Webinar