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Feb 22 2021


12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Mark your calendar! February 22nd, from 12:00 - 13:30 PST!

Have you ever wondered what the CPNRE is actually like? Do you have questions about how and when to begin preparing for the CPNRE?

Join Nursing The Future as we discuss everyting CPNRE with Dr. Chris Beauchamp, one of the leading developers of the CPNRE. Dr. Beauchamp brings 12 years of CPNRE knowledge to this discussion, including developing and reviewing questions, setting standards, developing competencies, and creating the examination blueprint. 

Topics Covered:

  • What it's testing and how it's assessing
  • How to best prepare for the CPNRE
  • When to start preparing
  • CPNRE practice questions
  • Preparing for exam day


Registration for this event is FREE and is limited to students and new graduates. Click here to visit our Bridge Club and register today!

*Please note, this event takes place from 12:00-13:00 PST.**

Presenter Bio:

Dr. Chris Beauchamp is the Vice-President of Psychometrics at Yardstick Assessment Strategies (YAS), and an adjunct professor of psychometrics at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Beauchamp began his career in psychometrics by working on – and eventually leading – the examination development portion of the CPNRE. Over a period of 12 years, he oversaw the examination development process. This includes activities related to item writing, item review, examination committee meetings, standard setting, competency development, and examination blueprinting. He also worked closely with regulators on the maintenance and modernization of the CPRNE, including the transition from paper-based to computer-based testing.

Outside of his work on the CPRNE, Dr. Beauchamp oversees the delivery of a wide variety of psychometric services at YAS, including: competency profiling, item development, exam-building, standard setting, psychometric analyses, and exam scoring and reporting. He has extensive experience in high-stakes examination development and administration, examination security, and a variety of statistical analyses; as well as job analysis, test specification design, examination policy and procedure design, curriculum review and mapping, strategic planning, and computer-based testing transition. He has collaborated with organizations both large and small, including projects with licensure, certification, not-for profit, government, and sector council credentialing bodies.

Dr. Beauchamp has a Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from the University of Ottawa; a B.A. (Honours) in Psychology from the University of Ottawa; and a diploma in Accounting from Canadore College




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