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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  • NGN: Applications to Educational Settings - Day 2 Q&A

    Donna Ignatavicius, President, DI Associates, Inc., answers questions about effective ways to apply the NCJMM in your classroom.

    2020 | Event Presentation

  • NGN: Applications to Educational Settings - Day 1 Q&A

    Tim Bristol, Faculty Development & Owner, NurseTim, Inc., answers questions about effective ways to apply the NCJMM in your classroom.

    2020 | Event Presentation

  • Review of NCLEX Modifications Effective Oct 1, 2020

    NCSBN's Director of Test Development, Jason Schwartz, shares changes coming soon to the NCLEX.

    2020 | Event Presentation

  • NLC Commission Member Resources


  • Nursys for Members

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


  • REx-PN Item Development Webinar

    The webinar will provide an overview of the Item development process. It explains the processes of item writing and item review used to ensure the validity, reliability and legal defensibility of the REx-PN exam. The session will also discuss and provide a direct link to valuable REx-PN resources, along with a connection to the next segment in the series.

    2020 | Recorded Webinar

  • NCLEX Examinations Webinar Series: 2020 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN) Project

    Webinar attendees will be provided with updates on the Next Generation NCLEX project (NGN). Topics covered include an overview of the NCSBN clinical judgment measurement model (NCJMM), an in-depth explanation of Layer 4 and how it fits into the action model. 

    2020 | Recorded Webinar

  • Nursys Tip Sheets

    Tip sheets that provide general guidance related to reporting discipline into Nursys to ensure that all reportable discipline is in Nursys and meets the reportable guidelines set forth by NPDB.


  • Increase Your Negotiating Effectiveness

    2019 | Recorded Webinar

  • Candidate Registration Process

    The NCSBN Examinations Operations team demonstrates the NCLEX registration process and highlights online resources NCSBN has available to educators and students. This video shows what candidates can expect before, during and after the exam.

    2020 | Video

  • Nurse Practice Act Toolkit

    Toolkit that includes information about the law and regulations that guide and govern nursing practice, nurse practice act educational resources and links to locate your state nurse practice act and regulations.


  • 2020 NCLEX-PN Test Plan

    The NCLEX-PN examination test plan includes an in-depth overview of the content categories along with details about the administration of the exam as well as NCLEX-style item writing exercises and case scenario examples.

    2019 | Publication