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NCLEX item writers

Louisiana uses the NCLEX® - PN as the licensing examination for practical nurses. This examination depends on practicing lpns to serve on panels and to assist in writing/developing items (questions) and/or reviewing existing items. Panel members travel to Chicago (all expenses paid) to write or review test items for the NCLEX® examination. On site training is provided. As an NCLEX® panel member you not only have the opportunity to contribute to the development of the examination, but also to network with your nursing colleagues on a national level.

If you are an lpn in Louisiana, you can qualify to serve on a panel if you are currently licensed in Louisiana, and if your license has not been disciplined by the Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners. Other requirements for the volunteer panels include the following:

Panels are held throughout the year. This is your opportunity to contribute to the continued excellence of the nursing profession. You can apply today online at www.ncsbn.org.

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