You completed your nursing school requirements and lined up your nurse scholarships. Congratulations. Now comes the hard part. Follow these tips and steps to pass your nursing test questions. How to Pass Nursing School If you haven't discovered it already, nursing school has some of the most demanding tests you've ever experienced. There are so many monotonous things to memorize - and all at once, from lots of different classes. But they are all worth it in the end. Soon, you'll be … [Read more...] about How to Pass Nursing School: Ace Your Nursing Test Questions
Did you learn a nursing mnemonic in nursing school that saved your sanity? There's so much information as a nurse that crowds our brains. These little memory helpers make storing that information just a little bit easier. Nursing Mnemonics Complications of Birth Control Pills - ACHES A - Abdominal Pain C - Chest Pain H - Headaches E - Eye Problems S - Severe Leg Pain Birth control brings its own sets of issues. Just remember ACHES to know the complications from this … [Read more...] about Remember These Nursing Mnemonics to Save Time & Reduce Stress
Are you reading to take your NCLEX-RN (National Council Licensure Examination-Registered Nurse)? I want to help you. Read on for study tips, how to register and prepare for the Pearson VUE NCLEX. How To Prep For Pearson VUE NCLEX There are a few things you will want to do before you take the test. First, review the candidate bulletin so you are familiar with the testing format. Next, you’ll need to locate your test site. Do this early, because testing sites tend to fill up … [Read more...] about How to Prepare and Register for Pearson VUE NCLEX
You completed your nursing school requirements and lined up your nurse scholarships. Now comes the part that will leave you wondering why you ever thought this was a good idea. Like most nursing students, there came a point in my education where I literally slammed my textbook shut late one evening and yelled, “Why is nursing school so hard!?!”. The more people I talked to about my nursing school headaches, the more I find that so many people struggled during their nursing school … [Read more...] about Why is Nursing School So Hard?
This post will discuss NRSNG Academy and whether it's the best NCLEX review program. Every nursing student has come to this point of their senior semester where they begin to think beyond the cap and gown of graduation to sitting for their NCLEX. Finding out how to pass the NCLEX is a huge priority. Considering the NCLEX is such a daunting test and requires a lot of preparation, I can imagine what many people’s next reasonable question would be: Which is the best NCLEX review to help me pass my … [Read more...] about Is NRSNG Academy the Best NCLEX Review?
When it comes to NCLEX, some things need to be memorized. And the laboratory values for nurses are certainly among them. Dreading memorizing lab values? Maybe you’re wondering why you should bother learning them in the first place. Either way, you’re not alone. Stop stressing over how to pass the NCLEX, and let's look at this piece by piece. Given NCLEX’s objective to test one’s analysis/application skill, it might be hard to figure out why the exam comprises of simple knowledge questions on … [Read more...] about Must Know Laboratory Values for Nurses
Gearing up for the NCLEX(R) exam can be frustrating at times, but our list of resources for practice NCLEX questions and study aids may make it easier. There’s no doubt about it- the NCLEX is a pivotal exam. With a lot riding on your result- admittance, potential job opportunities, etc. – you’ll want to make sure you are preparing for the NCLEX so you are ready when exam day comes. And, you have to have special test prep to ensure yourself the best chance at passing the exam. Use this … [Read more...] about 60+ Resources for NCLEX Questions, Prep, and Review Practice
So you’ve worked pretty hard to complete your basic nursing program successfully. Now the only thing standing between you and your all-important nursing license is the NCLEX-RN examination. Choosing the best NCLEX-RN study materials wisely is critical for maximizing your chances of passing the examination with a top score, and we want to help you wade through the many choices that are available in the market. Best NCLEX review books As you would know, the NCLEX-RN exam is designed to determine … [Read more...] about 5 Best NCLEX Review Books
UPDATE: They are currently not cruising, but you can access some great NCLEX study resources from NRSNG including their NCLEX Practice Questions, MedMaster Course, Loads of Free NCLEX Cheat Sheets, and excellent books. You can also check out our guide on How to Pass the NCLEX with 75 Question in 1 attempt and our mega resources post with tons of great NCLEX questions and study resources. We will update this post when the next cruises are available. My friend Renee Thompson has solved a huge … [Read more...] about NCLEX Cruise & CEU Cruises for Nurses
I just wanted to share about my NCLEX experience. I graduated June 21 and took my NCLEX shortly after. I put a lot of time and effort into studying, but still struggled with recognizing many of the medication names/classes along with their actions/side effects and with several other big areas. I could have postponed, but I just wanted to get it over with. I knew failing wasn't the end of the world, but I prayed for God to help me pass the first time. I told Him that he had a plan for me, … [Read more...] about An NCLEX Experience with Tips and Advice
Are you using an NCLEX prep apps to get ready to take your nursing boards? Are sure you know how to pass the NCLEX on the first attempt? Do you have a reliable resources for NCLEX questions? I remember walking out of the testing center after taking my NCLEX-RN®. It was a warm September morning. I had stayed in a hotel in downtown Dallas right across from the testing center. As I walked to my car, I thought, "I have no idea if I passed or not!". I called my wife and told her, "If I didn't … [Read more...] about 3 Best NCLEX Prep Apps
One of the most difficult courses in nursing school is Pharmacology. There are hundreds of medications that must be learned, along with their indications, contraindications, side effects, dosing, and much more. Learning all the medications you need to know to pass the NCLEX is difficult. While I would never call learning pharmacology in nursing school easy, there are definitely ways to make it easier. 3 NCLEX Pharmacology Tips When considering the tips and strategies needed to learn … [Read more...] about 3 Pharmacology Tips to Help You Pass the NCLEX
The NCLEX is the terrifying barrier between a trained nursing student becoming a registered and practicing nurse. It’s a difficult exam that is designed to elicit critical thinking skills and determine with a 95% confidence interval whether a candidate meets the requirements to pass. To add to the frustration, a nursing candidate has only about a 50% chance of answering the any given NCLEX question correctly. To say it is stressful is an understatement. However, the NCLEX doesn’t have to … [Read more...] about Make the NCLEX Feel like Deja Vu with UWORLD NCLEX QBANK
In 2011, a certified nurse-midwife assisted 7.8% of all births in the United States. Women are choosing midwives over traditional birthing options because of the individualized care they receive, a greater incidence of full-term births, and lower rates of Caesarean sections. Birthing a child in the U.S. can feel sterile, and impersonal; midwives break that barrier by providing compassionate expertise in reproductive health for women. Nurse-midwife assisted births take place in hospitals, private … [Read more...] about Do You Have What It Takes To Become A Certified Nurse Midwife? [Infographic]
There is no single act or event that potential nurses fear more than taking the NCLEX. There’s just something absolutely terrifying about a test that is the final barrier to nursing licensure. I mean, it can make or break your career and life plans. It’s bad enough you’ve got to struggle through 2 years of nursing school with impossible to answer test questions, 50 lbs of books, and many long sleepless nights. But now, after you’ve triumphed over all of that, you’ve got to take a computerized … [Read more...] about Nursing App Review: NCLEX Mastery