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

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  • In Focus 2024, Vol. 1

    • Nursing Workforce Crisis: Healing the Healer -- Addressing Wellness and Mental Health
    • Honoring an Unsung Hero: Suzanne Hunt sas served the nurses and patients of Tennessee for more than 50 years
    • Pathways to Leadership: Lead from Where You are
    • Quantifying the Value of Nursing Practice: NCSBN’s Unique Nurse Identifier, the NCSBN ID, is a free, secure, turnkey solution to identifying and documenting the care provided by each nurse

    2024  | Magazines

  • NCSBN ID: The one true unique nurse identifier

    Panel discussion with nursing industry experts about the importance of the NCSBN ID, the one true unique nurse identifier. The NCSBN ID identifies nurses across systems and throughout their careers, providing vital nursing data while protecting their personally identifiable information (PII).

    2024  | Video

  • NCLEX Examinations Webinar Series: Ensuring NCLEX Items are Bias Free 

    This webinar will provide an overview of a critical procedure that ensures all examinees have an equal opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge, skills, and abilities on entry-level content when taking the NCLEX. We will explain the methodology of differential item functioning (DIF) that is used to ensure that each item is measuring all diverse subgroups in the same way. Engaging in on-going item analysis is part of keeping the NCLEX a reliable and valid licensure exam where each examinee has an equal opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge. The Examinations Measurement and Testing team will present the webinar.

    Webinar topics include:

    • Overview of what DIF is and how we measure it.
    • Overview of how we handle items identified with DIF.

    2024  | Recorded Webinar

  • Scope of Practice: Influence of Provider Type and Patient Characteristics on Chronic Pain Management in Veterans with Lower Back Pain

    2024  | Event Presentation

  • Substance Use: Nurse Anesthetists and Substance Use: Gathering Critical Information for Targeted Interventions

    2024  | Event Presentation

  • Workforce: The 2022 National Nursing Workforce Study

    2024  | Event Presentation

  • Report of Findings from the 2019–2020 Nurse Aide Job Analysis and Knowledge, Skill and Ability Study (Vol. 87)

    This study reports the importance ratings for activities performed by certified entry-level nurse aides/nursing assistants (NAs) employed in various health care settings. The findings from this study are used to evaluate the validity of the test plan, content outline and examination questions for the nurse aide certification examination.

    2023  | Exams Research

  • Leader To Leader Fall 2023

    • Next Generation NCLEX Pass Rates: Regulator Perspectives
    • Next Generation NCLEX Pass Rates: Educator Perspectives
    • Q&A: Distance Education Requirements
    • NCSBN Welcomes New CEO Philip Dickison
    • Why Pay Attention to Recruitment and Retention of Students with Disabilities
    • Engaging Today’s Learners: Innovative Strategies for Teaching Nursing Students
    • Improving Student and Clinical Outcomes in Math, Dosage Calculations and Medication Safety

    2023  | Magazines

  • In Focus 2023, Vol. 4

    • Taking the Helm: Phil Dickison and NCSBN’s New Frontier of Nursing
      Regulatory Excellence
    • Nursing Community Hails the Successful Launch of the Next Generation NCLEX
    • NCSBN Supports its Members During a Time of Leadership Transition
    • Leadership Perspectives: Overcoming Missteps Grows Leadership Abilities
    • 2023 NCSBN Annual Meeting: Shine Through Shaping a Brilliant Future
    • Your Moment is Our Mission
    • Solutions Addressing Nursing Workforce Crisis

    2023  | Magazines

  • NCLEX Examinations Webinar Series: NCLEX Initial and Ongoing Maintenance 

    Engaging in initial and ongoing standardized practices is part of keeping the NCLEX a reliable and valid licensure exam where the examinee has an equal opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge. As nursing practice evolves, it is essential to consistently ensure exam items reflect the same. This session will describe the standardized methods, such as the Nursing Regulatory Body Review and other practices used to maintain a valid and reliable exam used for entry-level licensure purposes. The Examinations Content Development team will present the webinar.

    Webinar topics include:

    1. Nursing Regulatory Body Review process
    2. NLCEX Item Pool maintenance

    2023  | Recorded Webinar

  • Solutions Addressing Nursing Workforce Crisis: Workplace Safety Panel

    NCSBN’s 2022 National Nursing Workforce Survey revealed the stark reality - nursing burnout and nurses’ intention to leave the workforce have health care leaders concerned for their industry’s future, while many nurses feel like their voices have finally been heard.

    Solutions Addressing Nursing Workforce Crisis was a solutions-oriented symposium that brought together leading health care professionals to discuss ways they are proactively addressing nursing wellness, staffing and workplace safety.

    For media inquires regarding the symposium contact: ncsbn@reputationpartners.com

    Moderator:
    Maryann Alexander, PhD, RN, FAAN, Chief Officer, Nursing Regulation, NCSBN

    Panelists:

    • Kristin Benton, Executive Director, Texas Board of Nursing
    • Bogdan Catalin, Workplace Violence Coordinator, OSHA
    • Representative Joe Courtney, Connecticut 2nd District
    • Gary Lescallett, Assistant Regional Administrator for Enforcement, OSHA
    • Kathleen Poindexter, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, Interim Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Nursing, Michigan State University, College of Nursing
    • Tim Tull, Vice President, System Chief Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness, Rochester Regional Health

    2023  | Video

  • Solutions Addressing Nursing Workforce Crisis: Wellness Panel

    NCSBN’s 2022 National Nursing Workforce Survey revealed the stark reality - nursing burnout and nurses’ intention to leave the workforce have health care leaders concerned for their industry’s future, while many nurses feel like their voices have finally been heard.

    Solutions Addressing Nursing Workforce Crisis was a solutions-oriented symposium that brought together leading health care professionals to discuss ways they are proactively addressing nursing wellness, staffing and workplace safety.

    For media inquires regarding the symposium contact: ncsbn@reputationpartners.com

    Moderator:
    Maryann Alexander, PhD, RN, FAAN, Chief Officer, Nursing Regulation, NCSBN

    Panelists:

    • Kim Esquibel, PhD, MSN, RN, Executive Director, Maine State Board of Nursing
    • Debbie Dawson Hatmaker, PhD, RN, FAAN, Chief Nursing Officer, American Nurses Association (ANA)
    • Evelyn Poczatek, MBA, Director, Strategic Initiatives, RUSH, Rush Wellness
    • Victoria J. Priola, PsyD, Psychologist/Practitioner, Powers Wellness & Consulting Group

    2023  | Video