Christie Candelaria, MA, RN, CCRN IS THE President-Elect of the PNA South Texas Rio Grande Valley (PNAST-RGV). Read below for the official Press Release.
CHRISTIE M. CANDELARIA, MA, RN, CCRN was selected as an ITEM WRITER FOR THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF STATE BOARDS OF NURSING LICENSURE EXAMINATION (NCLEXR)
NCSBN, headquartered in Chicago, is responsible for developing and administering the NCLEX-RN® and NCLEX-PN® licensing exams.
CHRISTIE CANDELARIA, MA, RN, CCRN, of SOUTH TEXAS COLLEGE, ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSING PROGRAM was approved by the _TEXAS Board of Nursing and selected by NCSBN to participate on the NCLEXâ item development panel of subject matter experts that was held in Chicago, IL on OCTOBER 3 – 6, 2011.
C. CANDELARIA__was one of _12_____ nurses from across the nation to be selected for this assignment. She was nominated on the basis of clinical specialty and nursing expertise.
All nurses in the United States and its four U.S. territories must take the NCLEX®. The licensing exam identifies those candidates who demonstrate minimal competence to practice nursing at the entry level. Passing the NCLEXâ exam is one of the requirements necessary for attaining a nursing license.
Nurses interested in contributing to the profession through volunteering to serve on NCLEXâ item development panels, should apply by completing the application online at (www.ncsbn.org).