On November 27-30, a working visit of representatives of the RHDC was hosted in Chicago at the invitation of the National Committee of nursing state boards of the United States of America (NCSBN).
The NCSBN is a nonprofit organization, to ensure the health of the U.S. population through the organization and conduct the national licensing exam for nurses (NCLEX), the results of which are recognized by jurisdictions not only in the U.S. but also Canada.
The purpose of NCSBN visit was to familiarize with the international experience of licensing and certification of nurses to ensure the transformation of the system of certification into the system of medical activity licensing.
During the visit, RHDC General Director Ainur Ayipkhanova signed a Memorandum of cooperation NCSBN in the regulation of medical activities of nurses, licensing, and improving medical education.
Representatives of the RHDC learnt about the development of examination material, establishing a passing score in the license exam and scoring with the use of psychometric analysis. Also, the participants discussed the use of information technologies in medical regulation and licensing.
This visit was organized at the expense of the NCSBN.