NCLEX® Program Reports

Professional Development Seminars

NCLEX® Program Reports Professional Development Seminars - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA

Combined 101 & 201 Seminars: Tuesday November 14, 2017

101 - An Introduction to the NCLEX® Program Reports
201 - Analyzing and Interpreting your NCLEX® Program Reports


Combined 301 & 401 Seminars: Wednesday November 15, 2017

301 - Using the NCLEX-RN® Test Plan and Content Dimensions
to Understand the Challenges and Opportunities Identified by the NCLEX® Program Reports
*New* 401 - Successful Program Evaluation using the NCLEX® Program Reports


Mountain Measurement is pleased to announce that it will be offering NCLEX® Program Reports Professional Development Seminars at Georgia State University on Tuesday and Wednesday Novermber 14-15, 2017. These events will help nurse educators analyze and interpret the information contained in their program’s NCLEX® Program Reports. Nursing education program administrators and educators from both the US and Canada are invited to attend the 101 & 201 seminar. The 301 seminar will focus on the NCLEX-RN® Examination. Therefore, PN educators are discouraged from attending the 301 seminar. Please note that there is a 302 seminar, dedicated to the NCLEX-PN® Examination, in development.

All participants are encouraged to also attend the Baccalaureate Education Conference sponsored by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) being held in Atlanta on November 16-18, 2017.

The NCLEX® Program Reports are an extremely valuable part of any program evaluation, and these seminars will give your faculty and administrators the tools and knowledge necessary to make the most of the information contained within them. Program evaluation is most effective when all stakeholders are involved. Therefore, we encourage programs to participate as a group.

Commerce Building

Georgia State University School of Nursing Logo

Tuesday November 14 - Wednesday November 15, 2017
Bennett Brown Room (18th Floor)
Commerce Building
34 Broad St.
Atlanta, GA 30303

Cost


Tuesday November 14 - Wednesday November 15, 2017

Combined: 101 "An Introduction to the NCLEX® Program Reports"

201 "Analyzing & Interpreting your NCLEX® Program Reports"

301 "Using the NCLEX® Test Plan & Content Dimensions to Understand the Challenges & Opportunities Identified by the NCLEX® Program Reports"

& 401 "Successful Program Evaluation using the NCLEX® Program Reports"




$525 USD per person before October 15, 2017.
$630 USD if registered on or after October 15, 2017.

Tuesday November 14, 2017
Combined: 101 "An Introduction to the NCLEX® Program Reports"
& 201 "Analyzing & Interpreting your NCLEX® Program Reports"

$275 USD per person if registered before October 15, 2017.
$315 USD if registered on or after October 15, 2017.


Wednesday November 15, 2017
Combined: 301 "Using the NCLEX® Test Plan & Content Dimensions to Understand the Challenges & Opportunities Identified by the NCLEX® Program Reports"
& 401 "Successful Program Evaluation using the NCLEX® Program Reports"

$275 USD per person if registered before October 15, 2017.
$315 USD if registered on or after October 15, 2017.


Program (Click on the title of a Seminar to see it's course outline)

101: An Introduction to the NCLEX® Program Reports

The 101 seminar will run from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Breakfast and snacks will be available to all participants participating in the combined 101 & 201 Seminars. The topics covered during the 101 seminar include:

  1. The NCLEX® Examination
    • Variable Length Computerized Adaptive Testing
    • The NCLEX® Test Plan
    • The NCLEX Content Dimensions
  2. Which NCLEX Program Report is right for me?
    • NCLEX Education Program Codes
    • Difference between NCLEX PDF reports and CSV files
    • Reporting Periods
    • The difference between Annual and Semi-Annual NCLEX® Program Reports
  3. Information contained in the NCLEX® Program Reports
    • Test Volume & Passing Rates
    • The NCLEX Reference Groups
    • NCLEX Test Plan Performance
    • NCLEX Content Dimension Performance
    • Test Taking Behavior
  4. Attributes of the quantitative information provided in the NCLEX® Program Reports
    • Passing rates vs. mean scores
    • Trends in the NCLEX passing rates
    • The difference between NCLEX Percentile Ranks and traditional percentile ranks

201: Analyzing & Interpreting your NCLEX® Program Reports

The 201 seminar will run from 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM. Lunch will be provided to all participants participating in the combined 101 and 201 Seminars. The topics covered during the 201 seminar include:

  1. How Educators use the NCLEX Program Reports
    • Who uses the NCLEX® Program Reports?
    • Time Spent
    • Uses
  2. Analyzing your NCLEX® Program Reports
    • Questions that can be answered with the NCLEX® Program Reports
    • Testing the Significance of differences in performance across reporting periods, between content areas, or across programs
    • Using the CSV files
    • The Basic Evaluation Process
  3. Interpreting your NCLEX® Program Reports
    • Which NCLEX® Program Reports Reference Group is right for you
    • NCLEX® Program Reports Norms
    • Using the NCLEX® Detailed Test Plan

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

The 301 seminar will run from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Breakfast and snacks will be available to all participants participating in the combined 301 & 401 Seminars. The topics covered during the 301 seminar include:

  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

401: Successful Program Evaluation using the NCLEX® Program Reports

The 401 seminar will run from 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM. Lunch will be provided to all participants participating in the combined 301 & 401 Seminars. The topics covered during the 401 seminar include:

  1. Program Evaluation 101
    • Program evaluation terminology ( lingo
    • Overview of the program evaluation process
    • Program evaluation methods
    • Developing a culture of program evaluation
  2. Data Driven Program Evaluation
    • The value of data driven program evaluation
    • Developing a data driven program evaluation system/culture
    • Navigating your program's system/culture
  3. Collecting Program Evaluation Data
    • Curriculum data
    • Cognitive processing data (Bloom's)
    • Pedagogy data
    • Learning resources data
    • Staffing data
  4. Analyzing Program Evaluation Data
    • Mapping the NCLEX Blueprint to your program's curriculum
    • Root cause analysis
    • Gap analysis
    • Gold Standards: Accreditation Standards, Regulatory Standards, Internal Standards/Benchmarks
  5. Interpreting Program Evaluation Data
    • Prioritizing findings
    • Normative comparisons
  6. Communicating program evaluation outcomes
    • Stakeholder involvement
    • Reporting the outcomes
    • Presenting the data

These NCLEX® Program Reports seminars include a mix of presentations, large and small group discussions, and group exercises designed to maximize learning. The seminars also include some networking exercises to help participants capitalize on this opportunity to meet and learn from other nursing educators.

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

Faculty

The Seminars will be provided by Mountain Measurement, Inc., the makers of the NCLEX® Program Reports. Brian D. Bontempo, PhD, founder and Principal Consultant and Daniel Wilson, Statistical Associate will be the primary presenters of the 101 & 201 Seminars. The 301 & 401 Seminars will be delivered by Cathy Dearman, PhD, RN and Brian D. Bontempo, PhD. More information about them can be found at NCLEX® Program Reports Professional Development Seminars Faculty.

Travel Information

The Commerce Building is located in downtown Atlanta approximately 10 miles north of Harstfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and 1/2 mile South of the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, the location of the AACN Baccalaureate Education Conference. Food, lodging, shopping, and all that Atlanta has to offer are within walking distance or a short taxi ride from the Commerce Building.

MARTA (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority) is Atlanta's principal public transport operator. The Five Points MARTA stop is the major transfer point between all MARTA rail lines and provides connections to several local and regional buses. This stop is only 1 block from the Commerce Building. Ground transportation shuttles are available to many nearby hotels. In addition, Lyft, Uber, and several different taxi services are available.

Accommodations

Mountain Measurement has not made arrangements for a conference hotel. The hotels closest to the conference are:

Hilton Atlanta
255 Courtland St NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 659-2000
www.hilton.com

Hyatt Regency
265 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 577-1234
www.atlanta.regency.hyatt.com

Atlanta Marriott Marquis
265 Peachtree Center Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 521-0000
www.marriott.com

Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
165 Courtland St NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 659-6500
www.sheratonatlantahotel.com

The Westin Peachtree Plaza
210 Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 659-14000
www.westinpeachtreeplazaatlanta.com