What NCLEX-RN is:
The National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN exam) determines if it’s safe for you to begin your practice as an entry-level nurse. It is a nationwide examination for the licensing of nurses in the United States, Canada and Australia. While nursing school exams are knowledge-based, the NCLEX-RNtests application and analysis using the nursing knowledge you learned in school. You will be tested on how you can use critical thinking skills to make nursing judgments.
What is the NCLEX-RN passing standard?
All registered nurse candidates must answer a minimum of 75 items. The maximum number of items that a registered nurse candidate may answer is 265 during the allotted six-hour time period. The maximum six-hour time limit to complete the examination includes the tutorial, sample questions and all breaks. Candidates may be administered multiple choice items as well as items written in alternate formats. These formats may include but are not limited to multiple response, fill-in-the-blank calculation, ordered response, and/or hot spots. All item types may include multimedia such as charts, tables, graphics, sound and video. All items go through an extensive review process before being used as items on the examination.
How will questions be distributed on the test?
During nursing school, students always focus on how many questions will be asked on certain topics. This is also a common approach to the NCLEX-RN. Below is a breakdown of the percentage of each question type you can expect to find on the new exam:
Ultimately, the NCLEX-RN is formatted according to candidate-specific needs, which include alterations in the length of the test. The percentage of questions distributed may also vary from each candidate.
Bottom line: the changes to the NCLEX-RN are no cause for concern. Simply taking the time to become more aware of what you will encounter on NCLEX Test Day already puts you ahead of the curve. Well done!
What you'll learn with this course
NCLEX POWERPREP course is designed to help you excel and pass the NCLEX. This comprehensive course is divided into sections that cover a number of topics and strategies to effectively and efficiently answer NCLEX question. There are strategies, mnemonics and other memorization devices that will help the You pass the exam with ease.
The most valuable asset this comprehensive review course has to offer is, that it will teach the You to think like an astute nurse. When the time comes for the You to answer NCLEX questions: he or she will feel more confident and prepared to perform and answer like a successful NCLEX passer! The You will know what the test is composed of as this review explains the importance of various sections and topics of the test.
Get ready to be the next You nurse to pass the NCLEX and become a registered nurse. With hard work, question practice and dedication nothing is impossible. This is a comprehensive review of NCLEX topics and a dependable practice question program. Implement the strategies from this course and watch the success come. This course is an excellent aid to practice questions programs and other NCLEX materials. Now let's get started!
Who this course is for:
What topics are covered:
Essentially, NCLEX is structured around the philosophies that are involved in addressing the needs of the patients. You are tested on various topics like the digestive tract and other topics related to obstetrics, medical, surgical, and paediatric. It consists of 4 primary sections and a total of 8 subsections, which include the following:
One of the primary categories in the NCLEX is ‘Safe and Effective Environment.’ It focuses on achieving outcomes through directing and providing nursing care that improves the protection of healthcare providers and clients. Under this category, there are 2 subsections:
This category focuses on the development and normal growth across a person’s lifespan, early detection and prevention of health problems, how nurses prevent infection, and ways to achieve good overall health.This category makes up 9% of the NCLEX. There are several topics covered under Health Promotion and Maintenance. Here are some of the most notable ones:
The category tests the knowledge of the nursing You on mental illness. This section focuses on the mental, social, and emotional factors, such as chemical dependencies, stress, and abuse, that may influence the health of the patient. Here are some of the notable topics to keep in mind:
Physiological Integrity is another main category in the exam which focuses on promoting wellness and health by providing comfort and care. Below is an enumeration of the 4 subsections in this category:
If you’re a registered nurse in your country, you can start working in the USA and become a citizen there within 18 months! You can inquire about this course that’s attracting nurses from all over the country. Even if you’re a PCL (Nursing) graduate, you’re eligible to join this course.
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