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Mar 1, 2021, 17:11 PM by Gina Kellogg

Leawood, Kan. (Mar 1, 2021) — What will the Next Generation NCLEX include? How will it be different from the current NCLEX? The answers define the future of the nursing profession.

To aid nurse educators in understanding the need for a new version of the licensing exam, Phil Dickison, PhD, RN, Chief Officer, Operations & Examinations, at the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN), spoke with Sheryl Sommer, PhD, RN, CNE, ATI’s Chief Nursing Officer. The two discussed details about the test to give nursing faculty insight into why NCSBN began the process of launching the new exam and what's to come. 

Read this exclusive interview here.

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