Hitting it Out of the Park with Item Writing
This presentation will provide an in-depth overview of the process used to write traditional multiple-choice items and priority items included on the NCLEX examination. It will include a discussion of the NCLEX detailed test plans 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 Nursing Education Specialists during the forum. This presentation will provide participants with the strategies for success when writing items for their own assessments.
- Describe the NCLEX® detailed test plans.
- Understand the critical components of NCLEX® style multiple choice items.
- Use strategies to construct NCLEX® style items that assess a student’s critical thinking skills.