Thursday, August 14, 2008

NCLEX help

Here is a site that has helpful information as well as a starting point for links to other NCLEX websites.

Monday, August 11, 2008

Texas Nursing Jurisprudence Exam

The Board of Nursing has posted their proposed rules for the Nursing Jurisprudence Exam that takes effect 9/1/08. The pertinent part is as follows:

§217.17.Nursing Jurisprudence Exam (NJE).

(a) Exam Development.

(1) The Board will develop a Nursing Jurisprudence Exam (NJE) as authorized by Nursing Practice Act (NPA) 301.252.

(2) The NJE will be required for each person who submits an application seeking initial licensure on or after September 1, 2008.

(3) The NJE will be a minimum of 50 questions and shall be psychometrically validated.

(4) The NJE shall be designed to test an applicant's knowledge relating to board statutes, rules, position statements, guidelines, disciplinary sanction policies, frequently asked questions, and other resource documents accessible on the board's web page relating to the regulation, licensure, and practice of nursing under the following categories:

(A) Nursing Licensure and Regulation in Texas;

(B) Nursing Ethics;

(C) Nursing Practice;

(D) Nursing Peer Review;

(E) Disciplinary Action.