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NEXT GENERATION NCLEX FAQS

Jul 31, 2019, 17:36 PM
We've got the vital information you need to know about NGN. Select a question from those listed in our handy infographic and get answers so you are immediately in-the-know.

Next Generation NCLEX Overview InfographicWhat exactly is the Next Generation NCLEX? In the shortest explanation possible, the National Council of the State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) has set out to create an enhanced version of NCLEX that will include new item types to better measure a candidate's clinical judgment ability.

What else do you need to know about this important change? We've bundled all the most frequently asked questions (and their answers) into a handy infographic to help you understand what's most important.

Download this resource for easy reference; share with colleagues to update them; and pass along to students who will soon be taking the NCLEX. Make sure they're not surprised in case the "Special Research Section" pops up at the end of their exam. Students who volunteer to participate in testing the new item types are crucial to ensuring the NCSBN gets the most accurate data possible.


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
  • Phone: 312.525.3600
  • International phone: 011 1 312 525 3600
  • Fax: 312.279.1032
  • Email: [email protected]