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.

  • Why Participate in NCSBN: Piece 9

    NCSBN President-elect, Jim Cleghorn, talks about how participating in NCSBN activities has benefited him both personally and professionally. 

    2019 | Video

  • Commitment to Ongoing Regulatory Excellence (CORE)

    Project that provides an ongoing performance measurement system for nursing regulators.

  • Executive Officer (EO) Succession Planning Toolkit

    The intention of the toolkit is to provide a starting point for conversation and assessment between a member and its EO to prepare for EO succession.


  • Orientation Roadmap

    The Orientation Roadmap serves as a guide around the NCSBN website and answers general questions regarding NCSBN and your new role in nursing regulation.

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  • NCLEX Practice Exam Commercial

    The new NCLEX Practice Exam is the missing piece to help you prepare for exam day. It is timed and uses actual retired NCLEX items to give you a simulated exam experience. Learn more at

    2019 | Video

  • Opioid Toolkit

    Resources and guidelines and specific opioid prescribing continuing education materials that help the effort to prevent overprescribing.


  • Why Participate in NCSBN: Piece 8

    2019 Model Acts & Rules Committee member, Linda Kmtez, talks about how participating in NCSBN activities has benefited her both personally and professionally. 

    2019 | Video

  • NCLEX Member Resources

    Resources for boards of nursing and regulatory bodies on NCLEX policies and procedures, opportunities to get involved with the development of the NCLEX and ways to bring NCLEX information to your jurisdiction.

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  • The National Nursing Database

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

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  • Future of Approval Toolkit

    Toolkit that includes resources about program approval and national nursing accreditation.


  • Why Participate in NCSBN: Piece 7

    2019 NCLEX Examination Committee Chair, Betsy Houchen, talks about how participating in NCSBN activities has benefited her both personally and professionally.

    2019 | Video

  • Leadership Succession Call: February 2019

    The NCSBN Leadership Succession Committee (LSC) host a Leadership Succession Call to recognize influential NCSBN Leaders to provide future, emerging, and current leaders of NCSBN with opportunities to enhance and develop leadership succession knowledge and skills. 

    Listen in on the February 19, 2019 Leadership Succession Call. LSC member Tracy Rude, President, Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission interviews Cathy Borris-Hale, Board Staff, District of Columbia Board of Nursing and Sue Petula, Board Staff, Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. 

    2019 | Recorded Webinar