A Simplified Version of the Next Generation NCLEX Plan
ResearchFindings from 2013-14 Practice Analysis confirm that clinical judgment is a crucial skill required for significant number of tasks performed by entry-level nurses.
Literature ReviewEvaluation of 200 peer-reviewed manuscripts substantiates research and reveals clinical decision-making plays an intimate role in nurses' quality of care.
Pilot StudiesObservational analysis identifies nursing knowledge alone to be inadequate for developing the clinical judgment essential to safe nursing practice.
Testing new item typesSpecial Research Section of NCLEX offers select students the option of participating in a test of item prototypes in first effort to assess clinical judgment.
Reviewing dataCollected data begins evaluation to determine which item types accurately measure clinical judgment and nursing competence.
Launching new NCLEXAssuming NCSBN makes a decision to proceed in mid-2019, it anticipates that 2022-2023 is the earliest timeframe for release of the Next Generation NCLEX-RN.
Source: National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)
Provide feedback about the Next Generation NCLEX to the National Council of the State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) at:
Mail: 111 East Wacker Drive, Suite 2900, Chicago, IL 60601-4277
International phone: 011 1 312 525 3600
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