California BRN Requires Social Security Numbers for Licensure Applicants

The California State Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) will no longer accept applications that do not contain a U.S. Social Security Number. The announcement was made on their official website. http://www.rn.ca.gov/ The Nursing Practice Act provides for a unified examination and licensing

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NCLEX Pass Rate First Quarter 2010

Below is the NCLEX RN and NCLEX PN Examination passing rates for the 1st quarter of 2010 released by National Council of State Boards of Nursing. The data includes the number of candidates taking the NCLEX Examination and the percentage of passing,

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NCLEX Passing Rates 4Q 2009

The following data showed the most recent (4th quarter of 2009) NCLEX testing volume and the associated passing rates. NCSBN has also listed the top 5 countries with the highest number of NCLEX Examinees. Topping the list is the Philippines, followed by

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NCLEX RN and NCLEX PN Examination Pass Rates 2009

Below is the NCLEX RN and NCLEX PN Examination passing rates for the year 2009 released by National Council of State Boards of Nursing. A chart that shows quarterly and yearly volume and pass rate data for the NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN examinations.

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Passing Standard for NCLEX-RN Raised

CHICAGO – The National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc. (NCSBN) voted on Dec. 10, 2009, to raise the passing standard for the NCLEX-RN Examination (the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses). The new passing standard is -0.16 logits on

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NCLEX Passing Rates 3Q 2009 (RN and PN)

The following data showed the most recent (1st quarter, 2nd quarter and 3rd of 2009) NCLEX testing volume and the associated passing rates. NCSBN has also listed the top 5 countries where nurses were educated outside the US and who are taking

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NCLEX Exam Format

The NCLEX-RN examination is administered to the candidate by Computerized Adaptive Testing (CAT). What is CAT? CAT is a method of delivering examinations that uses computer technology and measurement theory. Items go through an extensive review process before they can be used

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Detailed NCLEX Process 2009

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about NCLEX What is the NCLEX Examination? Examination Fee and Registration Information Directions for Completing the NCLEX Examination Registration Form How to Schedule your NCLEX Examination Appointment Procedure for Changing your Examination Appointment Personal Identification Examination Security and

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NCLEX Passing Rates 2009 (US Educated and NON US Educated)

The following data showed the most recent (1st quarter and 2nd quarter of 2009) NCLEX testing volume and the associated passing rates. NCSBN has also listed the top 5 countries where nurses were educated outside the US and who are taking the

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NCLEX Examination Results

Candidates in the following jurisdictions may access their "unofficial" results via the NCLEX® Candidate Web site or through the NCLEX® Quick Results Line: Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia-PN, Georgia-RN, Illinois, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana-RN, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts,

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NCLEX-RN: What to Expect?

The NCLEX-RN is administered to nursing school graduates to test the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary for entry-level safe and effective nursing practice. The examination is developed by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc., an organization with representation from

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