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The Mystery of nclex unravelled

Deep Dive- February 9, 2016

NCLEX Success Team

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Computerized Adaptive Testing (CAT)

Used to determine minimal level of competency

https://

www.youtube.com/watch?v=bm98IROEFwg

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Computerized Adaptive Testing (CAT)

How is the passing standard determined?

NCSBN’s

board of directors review the passing standard at least once every 3 years

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Computerized Adaptive Testing (CAT)

What is the current passing standard?

The 2016

passing standard

of 0.00 logit is in effect:

APRIL

1, 2016 THROUGH MARCH 31, 2019

 

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2016 NCLEX-RN Blueprint

Purpose of the Detailed Test

Plans:

1. Guide

candidates preparing for the exam

2. Inform the direction for item development3. Facilitate classification of exam items

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2016 NCLEX-RN Blueprint

THE DETAILED TEST PLAN ALSO

INCLUDES:

1. Definition

of each Client Needs Categories

2. Nursing activity statements3. Detailed content examples4. Sample NCLEX items5. Item writing guide (educator version) 

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2016 NCLEX-RN Blueprint

Client Needs

Safe, Effective Care

Health Promotion

Psychological Integrity

Physiological Integrity

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2016 NCLEX-RN Blueprint

NCLEX-RN® Changes in 2016

Basic

Care and Comfort

Added

: Recognize complementary therapies and identify potential contraindications (e.g., aromatherapy, acupressure, supplements)  Pharmacological and ParenteralAdded: Handle and maintain medication in a safe and controlled environment  Reduction of Risk PotentialDeleted: Provide intraoperative care

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2016 NCLEX-RN Blueprint

NCLEX® Integrated Processes

Nursing

Process

Caring

Communication and DocumentationTeaching and LearningCulture and Spirituality

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Faculty Strategies to Assist Students

Access

to faculty for assistance.

Exam review

Individually or in group.

Remediation plan

Document.

Advising

Document.

Reality check- failing ½ through course

Include clinical where both student and faculty evaluate

Document.

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Providing early exposure and practice with critical-thinking questions and with NCLEX-RN !

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Interventions for Those Who are Slipping….

Remediation

What form?

Who is responsible?

Test-taking skills.

Anxiety reduction.Pre-set study sessions.

Peer tutor

and Peer Mentors.

Student Learning Coordinator.Support groups.Questions, questions, questions…and then some.

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Taking Interest in Students

ESOL?

Work commitments?

Family commitments?

Remediation needed?

Low admission “points?”

Failure in course at mid-term

Attendance in class / clinical?

Grades on standardized exams?

Does he/she really want to be a nurse?

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How can New Faculty

Promote

NCLEX Success?

Have a mentor monitor/preview

exams.

Classroom / clinical observation.

Student reports.

Exam results.

Normed

exam results.

No grade inflation.

Communication.