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COVID-19 Nursing Education Information

Practice/Academic Partnership During the COVID-19 Crisis Video

A video from National Councils for State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) for faculty who are trying to plan for fall clinicals. This video explains the implementation of the practice/academic partnership model.

Recorded Webinar-Meeting with Nursing Program Directors on 4/17/20

An update to nursing programs regarding the implications of waivers related to COVID-19 and to offer ideas for transitioning from face-to-face learning to virtual instruction.

NEW - Securing Clinical Practice Experiences during the COVID Pandemic

Board staff addresses clinical practice issues many nursing programs are facing during COVID-19.

Frequently Asked Questions related to Managing Clinical Learning Experiences during COVID-19

Helpful information for nursing education programs while campuses are closed and clinical site rotations are restricted

NCLEX Updates

Please check the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) FAQ page for the most recent updates on the Pearson Vue COVID-19 updates at https://www.ncsbn.org/14428.htm.

Additional Nursing Education Resources

Remedial Education Courses - This link includes a list of approved remedial education courses including those providers approved to offer courses in a virtual format temporarily during the disaster for nurses under Agreed Orders to complete in a timely manner.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Guidance for Institutions of Higher Education - Specific, up-to-date guidance for Higher Education to help plan, prepare, and respond to COVID-19 pandemic

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) Coronavirus Update for Higher Education - Coronavirus-specific information from THECB including updates and frequently asked questions from higher education institutions regarding compliance with relevant state rules and reporting requirements that may be impacted by COVID-19.

Education Newsletter

Education_Newsletter_Special Edition - 3/24/20 - Outreach message from the Texas Board of Nursing Education Team to nursing education programs