College of Coastal Georgia News

Nursing Professor Selected to Review Nursing Licensure Exam
Posted 09/12/2019 09:50AM

Ashley Barnes, assistant professor of Nursing at the College of Coastal Georgia, was selected as a Volunteer Item Reviewer for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Licensure Examination (NCLEX®). Barnes was approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing and selected by the NCSBN to participate on the NCLEX item development panel of subject matter experts, August 26-29 in Chicago.

The NCLEX-RN® and NCLEX-PN® examinations identify those candidates who demonstrate minimal competence to practice nursing at the entry level. Passing the NCLEX exam is one of the requirements necessary for attaining a nursing license/registration in the United States, participating Canadian provinces, and territories. Barnes was selected on the basis of her clinical specialty and nursing expertise.

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