NCLEX® Program Reports

Professional Development Seminars

101 ‐ An Orientation to the NCLEX® Program Reports

This seminar is offered as part of the web-based, self-paced Introductory Series intended to familiarize nurse educators and administrators with the NCLEX® Program Reports on their own schedule and pace.

Registration fee: $50

Delivered by Brian Bontempo, PhD, Founder and Principal Consultant with Mountain Measurement, Inc, and Daniel Wilson, statistical associate.

Prerequisites and Target Audience

There are no prerequisites to attend this seminar.

This web-based seminar is recommended for all nursing educators and administrators in the US and Canada regardless of whether or not the faculty member participates in NCLEX® Program Reports analyses or the educational program has subscribed to the NCLEX® Program Reports.


The purpose of this seminar is to familiarize participants with the NCLEX® Program Reports and the NCLEX® Program Reports web site. This course is the first part of a three-part seminar series intended to be the online counterpart to the face-to-face 101 Seminar "An Introduction to the NCLEX Program Reports".

Learning Outcomes

The objectives of the course are as follows. Upon seminar completion, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and describe the reporting periods covered by each edition, and select the appropriate NCLEX® Program Reports subscription for your program.
  • Describe the NCLEX® Program Reports data flow.
  • Describe the relationship between Educational Program Code accuracy and data integrity.


The topics covered during the NCLEX® Program Reports 101 Seminar are:

  1. What are the NCLEX® Program Reports?
  2. The NCLEX® Program Reports are not...
  3. Information provided in the NCLEX® Program Reports
  4. Source data for the NCLEX® Program Reports
  5. Table of contents, glossary, what is in the Reports
  6. Which NCLEX® Program Reports are right for me?
  7. Offerings of the NCLEX® Program Reports
  8. Educational Program Codes, Data Flow, and accuracy


The NCLEX® Program Reports 101 Seminar is delivered as a 50-minute lecture, with some large group activities and a 10-minute Question and Answer session. Participants are expected to independently complete a 10-minute end-of-course assessment immediately after the seminar concludes.


All participants are encouraged to have a copy of their NCLEX® Program Reports ready to follow along with the Presenters.

Continuing Education

0.75 contact hours are awarded through the Alabama Board of Nursing (Provider Number ABNP1516 Expires 2/4/2025) to all individuals completing the seminar and the end-of-course assessment.


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