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NCSBN produces a wide variety of publications, online courses, videos, brochures and newsletters presenting in-depth information and best practice techniques that contribute to the body of nursing knowledge.

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  • Assessing the Impact of English as a Second Language Status on Licensure Examinations

    Reprint from CLEAR Exam Review, 17(1), 2006

    2006  | Publications

  • Comparability of Practice Analysis Survey Results Across Modes of Administration

    Reprint from CLEAR Exam Review,17(2), 2006

     

    2006  | Publications

  • 2006 NCSBN Annual Report

    This annual report functions as a formal summary of NCSBN’s performance and activities during fiscal year 2006. It also provides financial information, NCLEX pass rates, member achievements, a timeline of NCSBN activities and NCSBN facts.

    2006  | Publications

  • Fall 2006 Leader to Leader

    • Pamela Boyers of the Riverside Methodist Hospitals describes her hospitals' Virtual Care Unit and its implications for training teams of health care workers in collaboration and communication
    • A summary of the report on Evidence-Based Nursing Education for Regulation (EBNER) includes a list of recommendations is provided
    • Learn about interdisciplinary collaboration in regulation
    • A summary of NSCBN research studies on transition experiences and simulation training is explored

    2006  | Magazines

  • Spring 2006 Leader to Leader

    Topics in this issue include:

    • The development of the Oregon Consortium for Nursing Education (OCNE), written by Marna Flaherty Robb, Christine A. Tanner, Paula Gubrud-Howe and Kathleen Potempa of the Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing
    • Summaries of the NCSBN forum on Evidence-Based Education
    • Discussion of the transition of newly licensed nurses to practice

    2006  | Magazines

  • 2005 RN Practice Analysis: NCSBN Executive Summary

    NCSBN performs job (practice) analysis studies every three years. This is an executive summary of the 2005 RN Practice Analysis.

    2005  | Publications

  • Practical Nurse Scope of Practice White Paper

    This paper was written after NCSBN brought in a focus group of LPN/VN experts from around the country. The paper reviews the rich discussion that took place at the focus group, presents internal and external research findings of the PN scope of practice, and reviews surveys that were sent to boards of nursing and external PN groups. The paper makes six recommendations. Adopted August, 2005.

    2005  | Papers

  • Systematic Review of Studies on Nursing Education Outcomes: An Evolving Review

    This paper critically reviews the available research on methodologies used to educate nurses, particularly looking at those studies that identify outcomes. Specified criteria were used for selecting the studies, and each study was reviewed with regard to: sample, comparison studied, procedures, key results, strengths and weaknesses, and implications for boards of nursing. Adopted August, 2005.

    2005  | Papers

  • Working with Others Delegation Paper

    The paper builds upon historical and conceptual NCSBN papers on delegation by reaffirming the delegation decision-making process while adapting it to the realities of the current nursing workplace. It discusses issues impacting the preparation of nurses to delegate as well as the use of delegation in the management of nursing care.

    2005  | Papers

  • 2005 Continued Competence Concept Paper (Vol. 25)

    Increasingly licensing boards are being challenged to provide assurance to the public that licensees meet minimum levels of competence throughout their careers, not only at the time of entry and initial licensure. This paper explores environmental factors and analysis of issues regarding continued competence in nursing.

    2005  | Papers

  • Clinical Instruction in Prelicensure Nursing Programs

    NCSBN's membership takes the position that all prelicensure students should have supervised, clinical experiences with actual patients, at the level of licensure to which they are seeking. This paper provides the background and evidence for that decision.

    2005  | Papers

  • 2004 Nurse Licensee Volume and NCLEX Examination Statistics (Vol. 20)

    This annual publication provides national and state summary data of Member Boards’ licensure activities, as well as data on candidate performance on the NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN examinations. (© 2005)

    2005  | Publications