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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  • Applying Principles of a Fair and Just Culture to a Student Scenario

    This article highlights establishing a just culture in schools of nursing.

    2023  | Research Item

  • In Focus 2023, Vol. 2

    • Countdown to Launch: Next Generation NCLEX
    • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Underpin NCSBN’s Mission, Values and Goals
    • Dive In and Recognize Someone: New Jersey Board of Nursing President Encourages Colleagues to Participate in NCSBN Awards Nominations.
    • Class is in Session! An Interview with Cheryl Pulec, EdD, Director of NCSBN’s International Center for Regulatory Scholarship
    • Pathways to Leadership: The Power of Purpose as Leaders
    • Interstate Compacts for Licensure: Full Speed Ahead!

    2023  | Magazines

  • 2023 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.

    2023  | Publications

  • 2023 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. 

    2023  | Publications

  • 2022 NLC Annual Report

    This annual report covers the period from Oct. 1, 2021 to Sept. 30, 2022. The purpose of this report is to provide a comprehensive overview of the activities, achievements and financial performance of the Interstate Commission of Nurse Licensure Compact Administrators (ICNLCA) throughout the report period. It provides a snapshot of recent accomplishments and a preview of what we have yet to achieve as a commission in fiscal year 2023 (FY23). 

    2023  | Publications

  • NGN News - Spring 2023

    Topic: Nursing Regulatory Body Review & Student Beta Test

    2023  | Publications

  • The Next Generation NCLEX Uses Computer Adaptive Testing (CAT)

    The Next Generation NCLEX (NGN) uses Computer Adaptive Technology (CAT). This video explains why CAT is used for NCLEX and how it works. Topics covered include item selection and pass/fail rules.

    2023  | Video

  • Nursing Student Errors and Near Misses: Three Years of Data

    This 3-year study in more than 200 nursing programs in the U.S. investigates the errors and near misses that occur during clinical experiences.

    2023  | Research Item

  • NCLEX Examinations Webinar Series: Testing Accommodations 

    The webinar will summarize the Testing Accommodations process, including the roles of candidates, NCSBN, Pearson VUE and Nursing Regulatory Bodies (NRBs).

    2023  | Recorded Webinar

  • In Focus 2023, Vol. 1

    • Unified:  Government Affairs Department works to establish NCSBN as the go-to organization for regulatory issues
    • Practice Ready: Setting the Standard for the Next Generation NCLEX®
    • Simplify with e-Notify
    • Pathways to Leadership: A Cry for Leadership Training

    2023  | Magazines

  • Leader To Leader Fall 2022

    • NCSBN’s Annual Report Program: Essential Data for Regulators and Educators
    • Annual Reports Participants Weigh In
    • NCSBN’s Annual Report Program: Report of the 2020–2021 Aggregate Data
    • Q&A : How can I Apply for an NCSBN Center for Regulatory Excellence (CRE) Grant?
    • Questions from APRN Students and Faculty
    • NCSBN’s CRE Grant Program and Journal of Nursing Regulation Advance Nursing Regulation Research
    • Expanding my Perspective on Nursing Regulation through NCSBN’s Regulatory Scholars Program
    • The APRN Compact: Two Years in Legislative Action

    2022  | Magazines

  • NPDB & Disciplinary Violation Coding: A Multidisciplinary Effort to Improve Consistency & Accuracy

    2022  | Recorded Webinar