1. Siroky, Karen MSN, RN-BC
  2. Di Leonardi, Bette Case PhD, RN-BC


Nursing Professional Development (NPD) specialists frequently design test items to assess competence, to measure learning outcomes, and to create active learning experiences. This article presents six valuable tips for improving test items and using test results to strengthen validity of measurement. NPD specialists can readily apply these tips and examples to measure knowledge with greater accuracy.