Don’t Strike Out: Hitting a Grand Slam With Item Writing
This presentation will provide an overview of how to write traditional multiple-choice items, priority items, and alternate-format items included on the NCLEX examination. It will include a discussion of the NCLEX detailed test plan and the use of NCLEX-style terminology. Various priority-setting frameworks in item writing will also be explored. The participants will develop items with the assistance of ATI Nursing Education Specialists. This presentation will provide participants with the strategies for success when writing items for their own assessments.
Following this session, participants will be able to:
- Describe the NCLEX detailed test plan
- Discuss the various types of items included on the NCLEX exam
- Use strategies to construct NCLEX-style items that assess a student’s critical thinking skills.