NCLEX® Program Reports

Professional Development Seminars

NCLEX® Program Reports Professional Development Seminars
Seton Hall University (Nutley, NJ)

Mountain Measurement is pleased to announce that it will be offering the NCLEX® Program Reports Professional Development Seminars at Seton Hall University on Thursday May 30 & Friday May 31, 2019. These events are being held at the Seton Hall's Interprofessional Health Sciences (IHS) Campus which is located in Nutley, NJ.

The primary objectives of these NCLEX® Program Reports Professional Development Seminars is to help nurse educators analyze and interpret the information contained in their Program's NCLEX® Program Reports. 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. All participants are strongly encouraged to bring a copy of their NCLEX® Program Reports.

Thursday May 30, 2019

Combined: 101 & 201 Seminars

 "An Introduction to the NCLEX® Program Reports"
 "Analyzing & Interpreting your NCLEX® Program Reports"

$275 USD per person (registered before April 1, 2019)
$315 USD per person
(registered on or after April 1, 2019)

Friday May 31, 2019

Combined: 301/302 & 401 Seminars

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

"Successful Program Evaluation Using the NCLEX® Program Reports"

$275 USD per person (registered before April 1, 2019)
$315 USD per person
(registered on or after April 1, 2019)

Register for all 4 Seminars by April 1, 2019 for
$525 USD per person

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Interprofessional Health Sciences Campus

340 Kingsland Street

Nutley, NJ 07110

Please note that the Interprofessional Health Sciences Campus is located about 10 miles north of the main Seton Hall University Campus.

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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. Lunch will be provided to all participants participating in the combined 301/302 & 401 Seminars. The topics covered during the 301/302 Seminar include:

  1. Nursing Frameworks
  2. What is a framework?
  3. The NCLEX® Program Reports framwork
  4. Other nursing frameworks
  5. Aligning the NCLEX® Program Reports framework with other frameworks
  6. Importance and Relevance of the NCLEX®Test Plan for Successful in Nursing Education
  7. Theoretical Venn Diagram of Teaching, Practice, Examination
  8. The NCLEX® Framework
  9. NCLEX®Job Task Analysis
  10. Staying Current with the NCLEX®Detailed Test Plan
  11. Validity NCLEX®Items
  12. This is not teaching to the test
  13. The Detailed NCLEX®Test Plan
  14. Structure of the document
  15. Activity Statements
  16. Related Content
  17. Associated KSAs
  18. The NCLEX® Program Reports Content Dimensions
  19. Activity statements
  20. Related Content
  21. Associated KSAs
  22. Leading your faculty through a Content Analysis
  23. Analyzing the Detailed NCLEX®Test Plan
  24. 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 301/302 and 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. Roseann Colosimo, PhD, MSN, RN and Brian will facilitate the 301/302 & 401 Seminars. More information about them can be found at NCLEX® Program Reports Professional Development Seminars Faculty.

Travel Information

Interprofessional Health Sciences (IHS) Campus of Seton Hall University is located about 10 miles north of Seton Hall University's main campus. The Interprofessional Health Sciences Campus is 10-15 miles northeast of Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR).

Ground Travel
There are a few shuttle and bus services that provide transportation to and from Newark Liberty International Airport and New Jersey on the Moovit website. From there, Lyft, Uber, and several different taxi services are available to provide transportation to Seton Hall University or area hotels and restaurants.

Accommodations

Several hotels are located within a short distance from the Interprofessional Health Sciences Campus of Seton Hall University. The hotels located closest to the Seminars are:

Renaissance Meadowlands
801 Rutherford Ave.
Rutherford, NJ 07070
Phone: (800) 881-1523

Courtyard By Mariott Lyndhurst Meadowlands
1 Polito Ave.
Lyndhurst, NJ 07071
Phone: (201) 896-6666

Hilton Meadowlands
Two Meadowlands Plaza
East Rutherford, NJ 07073
Phone: (201) 896-0500

Howard Johnson By Wyndham
680 NJ-3
Clifton, NJ 07012
Phone: (973) 471-3800