FAIRFIELD — Ann M. Davis, a nursing instructor at Kennebec Valley Community College, has been selected as a volunteer item writer for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Licensure Examination.

Davis, a registered nursing with a master’s degree in nursing as well as a certified nursing instructor, was approved by the Maine State Board of Nursing and selected by the council to participate on the NCLEX item development panel of subject matter experts that was held July 8-11 in Chicago, Ill.

The council, headquartered in Chicago, is responsible for developing and administering the NCLEX-RN® and NCLEX-PN® licensing exams, according to a news release.

Davis was one of nine nurses from across the nation to be selected for this assignment. She was nominated on the basis of clinical specialty and nursing expertise.

Nurses interested in contributing to the profession through volunteering to serve on NCLEX item development panels, should apply by completing the application online at ncsbn.org.