NCLEX® Program Reports

Professional Development Seminars

201 ‐ The Basic NCLEX® Program Reports Analysis Process

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

Registration fee: $75

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

Prerequisites and Target Audience

In order to receive continuing education credits, attendees must have completed the full self-paced NCLEX Program Reports Professional Development Seminars Introductory Series (101 ‐ An Orientation to the NCLEX® Program Reports, 102 - Understanding the Overall Performance of Your Candidates, and 103 ‐ Understanding the Topic Area Performance of your Candidates) via Canvas.

This web-based seminar is available to all nursing educators and administrators in the US and Canada.


The purpose of this seminar is to prepare educators to conduct an analysis of their NCLEX® Program Reports and introduce them to the basic analysis process.

Learning Outcomes

Upon course completion, participants will be able to:

  • Calibrate expectations of the time and stakeholder involvement required to get meaningful information from the NCLEX® Program Reports.
  • Identify questions that can be answered using the NCLEX® Program Reports.
  • Describe the basic NCLEX® Program Reports analysis process.
  • Describe the value of each comparison group.
  • Describe the different types of comparison points and identify where each can be found in the NCLEX® Program Reports.


The topics covered during the NCLEX® Program Reports 201 Seminar are:

  1. How do Educators use the NCLEX® Program Reports?
  2. Questions that can be answered by the NCLEX® Program Reports
  3. The Basic NCLEX® Program Reports Analysis Process
  4. Comparison Groups
  5. Comparison Points
  6. Summary



The NCLEX® Program Reports 201 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 strongly encouraged to have a copy of their NCLEX® Program Reports ready to follow along with the Presenters.

Continuing Education

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

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