Strategic Planning for the Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)

Strategic planning for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) is crucial for aspiring nurses and nursing schools. The purpose of this course is to provide participants with the professional confidence to plan for the Next Generation NCLEX (NGN) examination.

This course introduces participants to the factors influencing the strategic planning process for the NGN. It focuses on the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) Clinical Judgment Measurement Model (NCJMM). The NCJMM framework emphasizes the importance of clinical judgment.

The course is structured around an unfolding case study. The unfolding case study in this course will help participants learn best-practices for acquiring clinical judgment. Participants will have an opportunity to demonstrate and apply the information learned in the unfolding case study. Participants will also acquire new information about research being done to look at potential changes to the current NCLEX examinations.


Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Define the purpose of the Next Generation NCLEX (NGN).
  2. Recognize cues and pertinent clinical data.
  3. Analyze cues and pertinent clinical data.
  4. Prioritize hypotheses.
  5. Generate appropriate nursing solutions.
  6. Implement appropriate nursing action plans.
  7. Evaluate patient outcomes.
  8. Demonstrate and apply clinical judgement skills.
  9. Develop a strategic plan for the NCLEX (NGN).


Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Preparing for the Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)

Chapter 3: Recognizing Clinical Cues

Chapter 4: Analyzing Clinical Cues

Chapter 5: Prioritization

Chapter 6: Generating Appropriate Nursing Solutions

Chapter 7: Implementing Appropriate Nursing Action Plans

Chapter 8: Evaluating Patient Outcomes

Chapter 9: Strategic Planning

Chapter 10: Conclusion

  • California Bill 241
  • Implicit Bias in Healthcare
  • What is Implicit Bias?
  • Implications of Implicit Bias in Healthcare
  • How to Reduce Implicit Bias

Price: $10.00

Contact Hour: 1

Course Author

Renalda Carter

Professor Renalda T. Carter, MSN, RN is the Founder and Senior Consultant for RTC Legal Nurse Consulting, LLC. 

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