NCLEX® Program Reports

Professional Development Seminars

301 ‐ Using the NCLEX-RN® Test Plan and Content Dimensions to Understand the Challenges and Opportunities Identified by the NCLEX® Program Reports

The purpose of this seminar is to increase the participants' knowledge of the concepts, topics, scenarios, tasks, and activities that are covered by each of the NCLEX® Test Plan and NCLEX Content Dimension areas. The 301 course picks up where the 201 course ends by helping nursing educators who have identified the weak areas of their program's performance understand, in-depth, the knowledge, skills, and abilities that pertain to each topic outlined in Chapters 4 and 5 of the NCLEX® Program Reports. The topics covered during the NCLEX® Program Reports 301 seminar are:

  1. Nursing Frameworks
    • What is a framework?
    • The NCLEX® Program Reports framwork
    • Other nursing frameworks
    • Aligning the NCLEX® Program Reports framework with other frameworks
  2. Importance and Relevance of the NCLEX® Test Plan for Successful in Nursing Education
    • Theoretical Venn Diagram of Teaching, Practice, Examination
    • The NCLEX® Framework
    • NCLEX® Job Task Analysis
    • Staying Current with the NCLEX® Detailed Test Plan
    • Validity NCLEX® Items
    • This is not teaching to the test
  3. The Detailed NCLEX® Test Plan
    • Structure of the document
    • Activity Statements
    • Related Content
    • Associated KSAs
  4. The NCLEX® Program Reports Content Dimensions
    • Activity statements
    • Related Content
    • Associated KSAs
  5. Leading your faculty through a Content Analysis
    • Analyzing the Detailed NCLEX® Test Plan
    • Analyzing the NCLEX® Program Reports Content Dimensions

This NCLEX® Program Reports seminar includes a mix of presentations, discussion, and group exercises designed to maximize learning.

In order to register for this course, participants must have completed the 101 - "An Introduction to the NCLEX® Program Reports" and 201 - "Analyzing and Interpreting your NCLEX® Program Reports" courses.

All participants are encouraged to bring a copy of their NCLEX® Program Reports.

Individuals who complete the NCLEX® Program Reports 301 seminar will receive the NCLEX® Program Reports Consultant badge issued through badgr