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.

  • NCSBN Strategic Plan - Part 1

    2019 | Video

  • NCSBN Strategic Plan - Part 2

    2019 | Video

  • NCSBN Strategic Plan - Part 3

    2019 | Video

  • NCSBN Strategic Plan Animation 2020-2022

    The NCSBN strategic plan provides a way of focusing and prioritizing objectives as the organization moves forward. This animation summarizes the strategic initiatives for 2020-2022 and how they relate to NCSBN’s vision, mission and values.

    2019 | Video

  • NCSBN Learning Extension Transition To Practice Commercial

    The Transition to Practice e-learning program from NCSBN Learning Extension helps new nurses practice with confidence. Each course is based on NCSBN's Transition to Practice study and will help you build key competencies and feel empowered on the job. 

    2019 | Video

  • NCSBN Learning Extension Continuing Education Commercial

    Professional development is the key to long-term career growth. NCSBN Learning Extension helps you increase your nursing skills with affordable courses covering a wide range of topics. 

    2019 | Video

  • The National Nursing Database

    Comprehensive source of nursing licensure statistics for the U.S. and its territories, compiled by NCSBN's database, Nursys.

    Web Page

  • NGN Talks: Clinical Judgement Measurement Model

    Measuring clinical judgment has been one of the major undertakings of the Next Generation NCLEX project. The latest NGN Talk looks at the different parts of the Clinical Judgment Measurement Model - and what NCSBN is doing to measuring them.

    2019 | Video

  • NGN Talks: The Clinical Judgment Measurement Model and Action Model

    In order to close the gap between what is measured on the NCLEX and what is taught in nursing programs, NCSBN created an action model that incorporates specific concepts of the Clinical Judgment Measurement Model. This NGN Talk looks at the how the action model helps measure the individual steps of clinical judgment while creating realistic and complex clinical scenarios.

    2019 | Video

  • NGN News - Winter 2019

    Topic: The NGN Clinical Judgment Model

    2019 | Publication

  • Next Generation NCLEX (NGN) Update

    NCSBN has been conducting research to determine whether clinical judgment and decision making in nursing practice can be reliably assessed through the use of innovative item types. This session will give an update on the NGN project.

    2019 | Event Presentation

  • Standard Setting

    Standard setting is a process used by testing professionals to determine the passing score on a test. It is an important step in establishing the validity and legal-defensibility of an exam program. The NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN exams re-evaluate their respective passing standards triennially. In this session, NCSBN staff will discuss the steps involved in setting NCLEX passing standards.

    2019 | Event Presentation