NEXT GEN NCLEX | 2023 NCLEX CHANGES

The NCLEX exam is anticipated to change effective April 2023. The Next Gen NCLEX will assess clinical judgement and critical thinking. 

5 new item types that measure nursing clinical judgment will appear on the Next Gen NCLEX.
1.  Extended Multiple Response
2. Extended Drag and Drop
3. Cloze (Drop – Down)
4. Enhanced Hot Spot (Highlighting)
5. Matrix/Grid
(Source: NCSBN)

The NGN will introduce new scoring measures: by giving partial scores for items with multiple points 
This means that partial scores will be given on SATA questions versus the current incorrect/correct scoring method.
(Source: NCSBN)

If you are planning to test before April 2023, this will not effect you, get studying and pass while you can!