was one of 12 nurses from across the nation selected to serve as
an item writer for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing
Licensure Examination (NCLEX). She participated in the NCLEX item
development panel session held in Chicago Aug. 8-11. Robinia was
nominated by the Michigan Board of Nursing on the basis of background
and nursing expertise. All nurses in the United States and its five
U.S. territories must take the NCLEX to demonstrate minimal competence
to practice nursing at the entry level.