Outline - National Council of State Boards of Nursing

Report
2013 NCLEX-RN® Test Plan
Summary of Proposed Changes
Janice I. Hooper, PhD, RN
NCLEX Examination Committee, Chair
Outline
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FY12 NEC & NIRSC members, NCSBN Staff
NCSBN Mission & NEC Charge
FY12 Accomplishments
Recommendation to the Delegate Assembly
Rationale for the 2013 NCLEX-RN® Test Plan
Recommendations
• Proposed 2013 NCLEX-RN® Test Plan
• Proposed Implementation Timeline
• Future Activities
FY 2012 NCLEX Examination Committee
• Janice I. Hooper, PhD, RN
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Texas
• Pamela Autrey, PhD, MSN, MBA, RN
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Alabama – Board Liaison
• Janine Baxter, MS, RN
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Idaho
• Usrah Claar-Peck, MS, MSN, RN
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Washington
• Tammy Claussen, MSN, RN, CNE
Arkansas
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• Roseann Colosimo, PhD, MSN, RB, CLNC
Nevada
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Catherine Dearman, PhD, RN
Alabama
Patricia Kennedy, Ed.D, RN
Maryland
Francine Kirby , MSN, RN
West Virginia
Kathy Malloch, PhD, MBA, RN,
FAAN
Arizona
Judith M. Pelletier , MSN, RN
Massachusetts
Lesleigh Robinson, MS, RN
Ohio
FY 2012 NCLEX Item Review Subcommittee
• Pamela Ambush-Burris, MSN, RN, FRE
Maryland
• William L. Anderson, JD, RN
Kansas
• Susan C. Baltrus, MSN, RNBC, CNE
Maine
• Kristin Benton, MSN, RN
Texas
• Janice Britton, MEd, MSN, RN
Louisiana-RN
• Debra Funk, RN
Missouri
• Sara Griffith, MSN, RN
North Carolina
• Deborah Haagenson, RN
Minnesota
• Georgina R. Howard, MPA, RNBC
New York
• Joy Ingwerson, MSN, RN
Oregon
• Patricia Johnson, LPN
Arizona
• Eileen Kugler, RN, MSN, MPH, FNP
North Carolina
• Deborah Meyer, LPN
Minnesota
• Cecilia Mukai, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC
Hawaii
• Gene Pingle, RN, BSN-BC, CEN
Washington
• Amy Price, MSN, RN
Alabama
FY 2012 NCLEX Item Review Subcommittee
Continued
• Rebecca Reese, LPN
Idaho
• Cristiana Rosa, APRN, PCNS
Rhode Island
• Rhonda Taylor, MSN, RN
Washington
• Linda Young, RN, MS, FRE, BC
South Dakota
NCSBN Examinations Staff
• Phil Dickison, PhD
Chief Officer
• Dania Eter, MBA
Associate Director, Business Operations
• Ada Woo, PhD
Associate Director, Measurement & Testing
• Katherine Carlson, MSN, MHA, RN
Content Associate
• Marijana Dragan, MS
Statistician
• Melissa Franke
Administration Manager
• Jennifer Gallagher
Operations Manager
• Marie Garcia, M.Ed
Project Manager
• Sarah Hagge, PhD
Psychometrician
• Daniel Hydzik
Operations Coordinator
• Chelsea Kelley
Associate
• Lorraine Kenny, MS, RN
Content Associate
• Bridget Martin
Operations Coordinator
• Kathy Potvin
Senior Operations Coordinator
• Logan West
Senior Operations Coordinator
• Nicole Williams, MSN, RN-BC
Content Manager
NCSBN Mission & the NCLEX Examination
Committee Charge
NCSBN Mission
• The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN®) is
responsible to its members for the preparation of a
psychometrically sound and legally defensible examination.
NEC Charge:
• To advise the Board of Directors on matters related to the
NCLEX examination process, including examination item
development, security, administration and quality assurance
to ensure consistency with the Member Boards’ need for
examinations, and
• To recommend test plans to the Delegate Assembly.
FY12 NEC Accomplishments
• Assessment of Member Board Review feedback
• Review BOD & Non-BOD NCLEX Policies & Procedures
• Approve PN activity statements, developed PN Practice
Analysis Expert Panel & Reviewed PN Practice Analysis survey
form
• Considered & took disposition on candidate appeals
• Approved sensitivity items, incident reports and DIF reports
• Approved the 2013 RN Test Plan for recommendation to the
Delegate Assembly
Recommendation to the Delegate
Assembly
• Adopt the proposed 2013 NCLEX-RN Test Plan
Rationale for the 2013 NCLEX-RN® Test Plan
Recommendations
• Recommendations are based on:
– 2011 RN Practice Analysis
– Expert Judgment
– Feedback from member boards
Proposed 2013 NCLEX-RN® Test Plan
• Overall format is retained
• Minor edits for currency and clarification
Proposed 2013 NCLEX-RN® Test Plan
Content
Area
Client Test Plan Category
2010
Proposed
2013
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Management of Care
16-22%
17-23%
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Safety and Infection Control
Heath Promotion and Maintenance
8-14%
6-12%
9-15%
6-12%
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Psychosocial Integrity
6-12%
6-12%
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Basic Care and Comfort
6-12%
6-12%
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Pharmacological and Parenteral Therapies
13-19%
12-18%
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Reduction of Risk Potential
10-16%
9-15%
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Physiological Adaptation
11-17%
11-17%
Proposed Implementation Timeline
2013 NCLEX-RN® Test Plan
August 2012:
NCLEX Examination Committee present the Proposed 2013
NCLEX-RN Test Plan at the Annual Meeting for approval.
September 2012:
2013 NCLEX-RN Test Plan is published on the NCSBN website.
NCLEX Panel of Judges conducts the NCLEX-RN Standard Setting and
makes passing standard recommendations to the Board of Directors.
December 2012:
Board of Directors evaluates and sets the 2013
NCLEX-RN Passing Standard.
April 2013:
Approved 2013 NCLEX-RN Test Plan and 2013
NCLEX-RN Passing Standard become effective.
Future Activities
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„ omplete the continuous online PN practice analysis.
• „Continue to monitor all administrative, test development and
psychometric aspects of the NCLEX examination program.
• „Evaluate all aspects of the NCLEX program and initiate additional quality
assurance
processes as needed.
• „Evaluate NCLEX informational initiatives, such as the NCLEX® Conference,
NCLEX®
Regional Workshops and other presentations.
• „Evaluate ongoing international testing.
• „Host the 2012 NCLEX® Conference.
• „Introduce additional alternate format item types.
• „Explore additional item writing strategies for the NCLEX.
• „Conduct the PN practice analysis and KSA Study.
Questions?

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