Edison professor selected to help with nursing exam

RUSSIA — Marci Langenkamp, of Russia, was selected as an item writer for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Licensure Examination (NCLEX).

NCSBN, headquartered in Chicago, is responsible for developing and administering the NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN examinations.

Langenkamp, an associate professor of nursing at Edison State Community College, was approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing and selected by NCSBN to participate in the NCLEX item development panel of subject matter experts that was held in Chicago, Illinois, in October. Langenkamp was selected on the basis of her clinical specialty and nursing expertise.

The NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN examinations identify 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 and participating Canadian provinces and territories.