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"
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"
Room #3414 (3rd Floor)
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.
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:
- The NCLEX®Examination
Which NCLEX® Program Report is right for me?
- Variable Length Computerized Adaptive Testing
- The NCLEX®Test Plan
- The NCLEX®Content Dimensions
Information contained in the NCLEX® Program Reports
- NCLEX®Education Program Codes
- Difference between NCLEX®PDF reports and CSV files
- Reporting Periods
- The difference between Annual and Semi-Annual NCLEX® Program Reports
Attributes of the quantitative information provided in the NCLEX® Program Reports
- Test Volume & Passing Rates
- The NCLEX®Reference Groups
- NCLEX®Test Plan Performance
- NCLEX®Content Dimension Performance
- Test Taking Behavior
- 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:
- How Educators use the NCLEX® Program Reports
Analyzing your NCLEX® Program Reports
- Who uses the NCLEX® Program Reports?
- Time Spent
Interpreting 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
- 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:
- Nursing Frameworks
- What is a framework?
- The NCLEX® Program Reports framwork
- Other nursing frameworks
- Aligning the NCLEX® Program Reports framework with other frameworks
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
The Detailed NCLEX®Test Plan
- Structure of the document
- Activity Statements
- Related Content
- Associated KSAs
The NCLEX® Program Reports Content Dimensions
- Activity statements
- Related Content
- Associated KSAs
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 301/302 and 401 Seminars. The topics covered during the 401 Seminar include:
- Program Evaluation 101
- Program evaluation terminology ( lingo
- Overview of the Program evaluation process
- Program evaluation methods
- Developing a culture of Program evaluation
- 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
- Collecting Program Evaluation Data
- Curriculum data
- Cognitive processing data (Bloom's)
- Pedagogy data
- Learning resources data
- Staffing data
- 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
- Interpreting Program Evaluation Data
- Prioritizing findings
- Normative comparisons
- 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.
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.
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).
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.
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:
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
Two Meadowlands Plaza
East Rutherford, NJ 07073
Phone: (201) 896-0500
Howard Johnson By Wyndham
Clifton, NJ 07012
Phone: (973) 471-3800