NCLEX® Program Reports

Professional Development Seminars

222 - A Deep Dive into the NCLEX® Program Reports Content Dimensions

This course is offered as part of the web-based, self-paced Nursing Frameworks Series of the NCLEX® Program Reports Professional Development Seminars.

This series explores this inquiry by unpacking each of the Content Dimensions used in the Program Reports. The series has a high level of interactivity with least one learning activity deisgned to increase skills while also providing the opportunity to collaborate and network with other prelicensure nurse educators.

This seminar is not yet available and will be announced as soon as it is opened.

Registration Fee: $50

Delivered by Rose McCloskey, PhD, faculty member and NCLEX® Program Reports Panel of Nursing Experts panelist and Brian Bontempo, PhD, Founder and Principal Consultant with Mountain Measurement, Inc. 

Prerequisites and Target Audience

This web-based seminar is targeted to nursing educators and administrators who participate in program evaluation activities or have an interest in analyzing their NCLEX® Program Reports.

Attendees must have completed the former 101 Seminar "An Introduction to the NCLEX® Program Reports", or the full self-paced Introductory Series:

101 ‐ An Orientation to the NCLEX® Program Reports

102 - Understanding the Overall Performance of Your Candidates

103 ‐ Understanding the Topic Area Performance of your Candidates

AND the former 201 Seminar "Analyzing and Interpreting the NCLEX® Program Reports" or the full self-paced Analysis Series:

201 ‐ The Basic NCLEX® Program Reports Analysis Process

202 ‐ Analyzing The NCLEX® Test Plan & Content Dimension Reports


221 - Using the NCLEX Test Plan to Dive Deeper into Your Program's NCLEX Program Reports Test Plan Performance


The purpose of this seminar is to familiarize educators with the NCLEX® Content Dimensions and using them to interpret the NCLEX® Program Reports.

This seminar is the second part of the four-part NCLEX® Program Reports Professional Development Seminars Advanced Analysis Series.

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 seminar and the end-of-course assessment.


The topics covered during the NCLEX® Program Reports 210.2 Seminar are:

  1. Overview
    1. Content Dimension or Functional Area
    2. NCLEX® Program Reports Definitions of Content Dimensions
  2. Cultivating a Deeper Meaning
    1. Developing your program's Comprehensive Content Dimension Definitions
    2. Mapping NCLEX® Activity Statements to Content Dimensions

Learning Outcomes

Upon seminar completion, participants will be able to:

  • identify NCLEX® functional areas and content dimensions
  • provide a brief definition of each content dimension
  • cultivate the development of a detailed content dimension definition
  • link the definitions to their program's NCLEX® performance in order to gain insight into areas of opportunity


The NCLEX® Program Reports 210.2 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.


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