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Blueprint Development

The CASN National Education Framework provides the basis of the CEBN. The educational outcomes for baccalaureate programs of nursing, referred to as essential components in the framework, are competencies. They incorporate the regulatory entry-to-practice competencies, and were developed by an expert national panel based on an extensive literature review, extensive stakeholder input from all regions of Canada, and a validation survey by a large national sample of educators, clinicians, nurse managers, chief nursing officers, and regulators.

A multi-step process was  followed to develop the blueprint:

Download – Canadian Examination for Baccalaureate Nursing Blueprint