About NCLEX

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Trusted

NCLEX examinations are developed and owned by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc. (NCSBN).

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Nationwide.

The National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) is a nationwide examination for the licensing of nurses in the United States, Canada and Australia.

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Examination.

NCLEX examinations are provided in a computerized adaptive testing (CAT) format and are presently administered by Pearson VUE in their network of Pearson Professional Centers (PPC).

NCLEX examinations are designed to test the knowledge, skills and abilities essential for the safe and effective practice of nursing at the entry level.

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Summary of Steps to take the NCLEX

Preparation for this exam is incorporated throughout undergraduate coursework. During the last semester of study, students should begin to intensively prepare for the NCLEX.

01Eligibility
Learn about eligibility and then apply for licensure/ registration with a NRB.
02Reg & Pay
Register and pay the exam fee to  Pearson VUE.
03Wait
Wait to schedule until you receive the following from Pearson VUE: Acknowledgement of Receipt of Registration and Authorization to Test (ATT)
04Schedule
Schedule your exam with  Pearson VUE.

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