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  • What Do You Need to Know About the Next Generation NCLEX? [VIDEO]

    Feb 12, 2019, 16:38 PM
    <1.25-min. read> The National Council of the State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) is taking an analytical look at the NCLEX. The goal? To determine what changes are needed to assess student nurses’ clinical judgment. The NCSBN is referring to this project as the Next Generation NCLEX.
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  • Clinical Judgment Concerns: Related Reading

    Nov 30, 2018, 16:45 PM
    The need for stronger clinical judgment skills in nursing students has researchers worldwide searching for answers. Here, we gather a selection of journal articles published in 2018 to provide further reading and help you identify opportunities to strengthen students’ clinical judgment skills.
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  • NCSBN’s Phil Dickison Explains the Vital Need for Improved Clinical Judgment

    Oct 17, 2018, 16:43 PM
    <1-min. read> At the National Nurse Educator Summit in April 2018, we probed for details on this crucial issue from the industry’s foremost expert on the topic and how it became the foundational core of the Next Generation NCLEX.
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  • How Will NCSBN Decide on a New NCLEX?

    Oct 17, 2018, 15:08 PM
    <1-min. read> The knowledge is now widespread: The National Council of the State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) has embarked on a groundbreaking study of whether changes to the NCLEX can measure a nursing student’s clinical judgment. The organization refers to the potential new version as the Next Generation NCLEX.
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  • Clinical Reasoning vs. Clinical Judgment: What’s the Difference for Next Generation NCLEX?

    Oct 17, 2018, 15:06 PM
    <2-min. read> In a series of interviews with ATI, NCSBN's foremost expert on the Next Generation NCLEX discusses how the organization is taking an analytical look at the exam. NCSBN hopes to determine whether its test can accurately assess student nurses’ clinical judgment.
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  • NCSBN's Next Generation NCLEX: 3 Reasons It's Time for a Momentous Change

    Oct 17, 2018, 15:05 PM
    <1.75-min. read> The National Council of the State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) is taking an analytical look at the NCLEX. In an initiative referred to as the Next Generation NCLEX, the organization aims to determine whether the examination can assess student nurses’ clinical judgment.
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  • Clinical Judgment: Critical Components & Assessment

    Oct 17, 2018, 15:04 PM
    <3-min read> NCSBN's foremost expert on the Next Generation NCLEX sat down with ATI to discuss the organization's initiative in creating a wholly new version of the exam. The goal: To determine whether the NCLEX can accurately assess student nurses’ clinical judgment.
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  • A Simplified Version of the Next Generation NCLEX Plan

    Oct 17, 2018, 11:56 AM
    <1.5-min read> NCSBN's groundbreaking path toward assessing clinical judgment in student nurses
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  • 8 Steps to Building the Next Generation NCLEX

    Oct 17, 2018, 11:55 AM
    <45-sec. read> The National Council of the State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) is taking an analytical look at the NCLEX to determine what changes are necessary to assess student nurses’ clinical judgment. The organization’s goal? Create the Next Generation NCLEX.
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  • The Enhanced Multiple-Response Item: An Option for Next Generation NCLEX

    Oct 17, 2018, 11:52 AM
    <4-min. read> The National Council of the State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) is considering changes to the NCLEX. While NCSBN has identified a variety of reasons for updating the exam, a primary one is that testing today no longer needs to measure students’ ability to memorize long lists of facts.
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