NCLEX® Program Reports

Professional Development Seminars

NCLEX® Program Reports Professional Development Seminars - Chicago, IL

Combined 101 & 201 Seminars: Monday September 10, 2018

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


Combined 301/302 & 401 Seminars: Tuesday September 11, 2018

301/302 - Using the NCLEX® Test Plan and Content Dimensions
to Understand the Challenges and Opportunities Identified by the NCLEX® Program Reports
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 Loyola University in Chicago, IL on Monday and Tuesday September 10-11, 2018. 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 RN and PN programs in the US and Canada are invited to attend. There will be a separate 302 Seminar designed for PN educators that will be offered in the Spring of 2019.

All participants are encouraged to also attend the NLN Education Summit being held at the Hyatt Regency Chicago Wednesday through Friday September 12-14, 2018.

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.

Mountain Measurement is able to offer continuing education credit to all individuals completing the Seminars through the Alabama Board of Nursing (Provider Number ABNP1516). The amount of continuing education credit varies by Seminar.


Loyola University Chicago

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Loyola University Chicago
Water Tower Campus
Beane Ballroom (13th Floor, Lewis Towers)
111 E Pearson St
Chicago, IL 60611

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Monday September 10
and Tuesday September 11, 2018


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

201 "Analyzing & Interpreting your NCLEX® Program Reports"

301/302 "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"


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$525 USD per person before August 3, 2018.
$630 USD if registered on or after August 3, 2018.

Monday September 10, 2018
Combined: 101 "An Introduction to the NCLEX® Program Reports"
& 201 "Analyzing & Interpreting your NCLEX® Program Reports"

$275 USD per person if registered before August 3, 2018.
$315 USD if registered on or after August 3, 2018.


Tuesday September 11, 2018
Combined: 301/302 "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 August 3, 2018.
$315 USD if registered on or after August 3, 2018.


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

301/302: Using the NCLEX® Test Plan and Content Dimensions
to Understand the Challenges and Opportunities Identified by the NCLEX® Program Reports

The 301/302 Seminar will run from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Breakfast and snacks will be available to all participants participating in the combined 301/302 & 401 Seminars. The topics covered during the 301/302 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 Seminar will be provided by Mountain Measurement, Inc., the makers of the NCLEX® Program Reports. Brian D. Bontempo, Ph.D., founder and Principal Consultant and Daniel Wilson, Statistical Associate will be the primary presenters of the 101 & 201 Seminars. The combined 301/302 & 401 Seminars will be delivered by Brian D. Bontempo, PhD and a member of the NCLEX® Program Reports Panel of Experts. More information about them can be found at NCLEX® Program Reports Professional Development Seminars Faculty.

Travel Information

The Loyola University Chicago's Water Tower Campus is located in heart of the Chicago, at the northern end of the Magnificient Mile. Food, lodging, shopping, and all that Chicago has to offer are within walking distance of the campus.

Chicago has two major airports. Loyola University Chicago's Water Tower Campus is located 17 miles SE of O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and 13 miles NE of Midway International Airport (MDW).

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) provides public bus and train transportation. CTA 'L' trains provide Airport Transit to downtown Chicago on the Blue Line from O'Hare International Airport and on the Orange Line from Midway Airport. CTA's Red Line train stops at Chicago Ave and State St which is less than 1 block from the Water Tower Campus. In addition, Lyft, Uber, and several different taxi and shuttle services are available in the Chicago area.

Attendees may also choose to travel by train through Amtrak. Many of Amtrak's lines stop at the Chicago's Union Station which is less than 2 miles from Loyola's Water Tower Campus.

Accommodations

Several hotels are located within 1 mile of Loyola University Chicago's Water Tower Campus. Participants are encouraged to book their accommodations at one of the hotels listed by Loyola University Chicago: Be Sure to Scroll down to the list of Water Tower Campus Hotels.