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.

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Knowledge Network
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  • NCSBN Révision pour l’examen NCLEX-RN (Français)

    Grâce à des questions de pratique au format NCLEX, à un contenu de base sur les soins infirmiers, organisé en fonction du plan de test, et à des activités qui vous permettent de renforcer vos connaissances, vous serez bien lancé(e) sur le chemin de la réussite! Choisissez parmi quatre différentes durées d’abonnement pour optimiser cet apprentissage. La version française 1.0 du cours NCLEX-RN (NCLEX pour infirmière autorisée) a été publiée en juillet 2020.

    Coût: 3 semaines - $50 | 5 semaines - $70 | 8 semaines - $100 | 15 weeks - $160

    semaines

    Course

  • Future of Approval

    Toolkit that includes resources about program approval and national nursing accreditation.

    Toolkit

  • 2019 NCLEX Examination Statistics

    This annual publication provides data on candidate performance on the NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN Examinations and also includes data on the candidates who have been able to take the NCLEX-RN for purposes of licensure/registration in Canada since January 5, 2015. This publication provides a brief overview of how Computerized Adaptive Testing (CAT) works, how the passing standard is set, and how the pass/fail decision is made at the beginning. The main part of the publication is a detailed breakdown of candidate performance for 2019 and includes the pass rates by candidate type, degree type and country. In addition, the publication contains NCLEX historical data (e.g., pass rates, passing standards, and volume) since CAT administration started in 1994.

    2020 | Publication

  • NGN News - Summer 2020

    Topic: Layer 4 of the NCJMM

    2020 | Publication

  • NGN News - Summer 2020

    Topic: Layer 4 of the NCJMM

    2020 | Publication

  • NGN News – Spring 2020

    Topic: The NGN Case Study

    2020 | Publication

  • Leader To Leader - Special Issue - Summer 2020

    • Practice/Academic Partnership: One Answer to Prelicensure Clinical Placements During a Pandemic
    • Free COVID-19 Courses
    • NCSBN’s New Board of Nursing Professional Licensure Requirements Webpage
    • NCLEX Update
    • A Landmark National Nursing Education Program Study

    2020 | Publication

  • Delegate Orientation

    For members only; basic skills of how to participate as an NCSBN delegate during the delegate assembly at annual meetings.

    Cost: Free for members

    CE Credit: N/A

    Course

  • REx-PN: un Examen Adaptatif Informatisé

    Le REx-PN est un nouvel examen d’autorisation pour les infirmières auxiliaires autorisées canadiennes. Développé pour le British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) et l’Ordre des Infirmières et Infirmiers de l’Ontario (OIIO) pour faciliter les prises de décision ayant trait à l’autorisation d’exercer. L’examen utilise la technologie adaptative informatisée pour évaluer la compétence de chaque personne à exercer la profession d’infirmière en tant que nouvellement diplômée de manière sécuritaire et efficace au niveau débutant. L’examen adaptative informatisée utilise une méthode d’administration qui combine la technologie informatique avec une théorie de mesure moderne pour créer un processus d’examen plus efficace. Cette vidéo explique pourquoi le REx-PN est un examen adaptative informatisée et comment il fonction. Elle présente, entre autres, le mode de sélection des questions et les règles suivies pour déterminer une réussite ou un échec.  Apprenez-en davantage sur l’examen et la technologie adaptative informatisée. 

    2020 | Video

  • REx-PN Using CAT

    The REx-PN is a new Canadian Practical Nurse exam developed for the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) and the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) to assist in making licensure decisions. The exam uses computerized adaptive testing (CAT) to measure each candidate’s competence to perform safely and effectively as a newly licensed, entry-level nurse. CAT is a method for administering exams that merges computer technology with modern measurement theory to increase the efficiency of the exam process. This video explains why CAT is used for the REx-PN and how it works. Topics covered include item selection and pass/fail rules. Find out more about the exam and CAT.

    2020 | Video

  • COVID 19 & the NCLEX: Testing Availability Webinar

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, NCLEX candidates have had to wait longer or travel farther to take their exams. NCSBN has worked to reopen NCLEX test centers and expand time slots while following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines and recommendations. This webinar for educators reviews NCSBN's efforts to restore testing capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic, temporary testing sites and what candidates need to know. 

    2020 | Recorded Webinar

  • Passport Overview Video

    Passport is an innovative tool that makes online interactions with NCSBN easier for members. It is designed to provide convenient access to all NCSBN websites and applications. This video will show you the benefits of Passport and how you can easily manage your profile and NCSBN application access from within Passport.

    2020 | Video