NBE Study Guides Now Available in Digital Format

FAYETTEVILLE, AR (July 11, 2023) – The Conference is pleased to partner with VitalSource to offer National Board Exam study guides through the Bookshelf® platform. VitalSource is a leading authority in eTextbooks and their Bookshelf® eReader is utilized by thousands of institutions and millions of students in over 240 countries and territories for reading, studying and succeeding.

Once purchased through theconferenceonline.org, the study guides will be accessible through VitalSource Bookshelf® on a desktop browser or the mobile application. Features include the ability to highlight text and add notes, answer sample questions, create flashcards, enlarge text or have text read audibly, and work offline (mobile application).

“We are always looking for innovative ways to help candidates,” said Jon Rettig, Sr., President. “This has been a goal of The Conference and VitalSource provides a secure, user-friendly, and interactive solution.”

Like the physical versions, the digital study guides contain:

– Information on how questions are structured and question types

– Test taking principles
– Helpful textbook resources
– Content outlines
– Professional expectations
– Sample questions
– Glossaries 


The International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards is headquartered in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Founded in 1904, the membership of The Conference is composed of funeral service licensing boards and regulatory agencies throughout the United States and Canada. For more information on The Conference, visit www.theconferenceonline.org.


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