Resources

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.

  • 2017 NCLEX-PN Detailed Test Plan

    The detailed version of the NCLEX-PN examination test plan includes an in-depth overview of the content categories along with details about the administration of the exam as well as NCLEX-style item writing exercises and case scenario examples.

    2016 | Publication

  • 2016 NCLEX-RN Detailed Test Plan - Educator Version

    The educator version of the NCLEX-RN examination test plan includes an in-depth overview of the content categories along with details about the administration of the exam as well as NCLEX-style item writing exercises and case scenario examples.

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    2016 | Publication

  • 2017 NCLEX-PN Test Plan

    The NCLEX-PN test plan includes an overview of the content categories along with details about the administration of the exam.

    2016 | Publication

  • 2016 NCLEX-RN Basic Test Plan

    The basic NCLEX-RN test plan includes an overview of the content categories along with details about the administration of the exam.

    2015 | Publication

  • 2016 NCLEX-RN Detailed Test Plan - Candidate Version

    The candidate version of the NCLEX-RN examination test plan includes an in-depth overview of the content categories along with details about the administration of the exam. 

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    2016 | Publication

  • NLC Toolkit

    Helpful resources related to the original Nurse Licensure Compact.

    Toolkit

  • Resource Manual on the Licensure of Internationally Educated Nurses

    The nursing shortage has led to an influx of nurses educated outside of the United States. The Resource Manual for Licensure of International Nurses was developed as a user-friendly resource for boards of nursing.

    2016 | Publication

  • Resource Manual on the Licensure of Internationally Educated Nurses

    The nursing shortage has led to an influx of nurses educated outside of the United States. The Resource Manual for Licensure of International Nurses was developed as a user-friendly resource for boards of nursing.

    2016 | Publication

  • Nursys 101 - Adding a License

    Nursys 101 - Adding a License demonstrates how to create a new license in Nursys for adding discipline.

    2012 | Video

  • Nursys for Members

    Exclusive service for NCSBN member boards that houses a nurse's personal information, licensing information, disciplinary information and license verifications.

  • 2018 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. Effective Jan. 1, 2018.

    2018 | Publication

  • Nursys License Verification

    The Nurse License Verification service enables nurses to verify their license(s) from a Nursys licensure participating board of nursing when applying for endorsement into another state. Nurses can verify their licenses by completing the Nursys verification process for $30 per license type, per each board of nursing where the nurse is applying. The nurse’s license verification is available immediately to the endorsing board of nursing.

    2018 | Video