SCHEDULING EXAMS with Pearson Continue to log in to your PearsonVue account frequently to schedule an appropriate test date. As test centers reopen more dates/times will be available. NCLEX TESTING CHANGES FROM NCSBN: The modified exam (60-130 Qs/4hours) will remain in effect through Sept. 30, 2020. CHICAGO – NCSBN will make several modifications to both the […]
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Joan Palmeri has been coaching nurses to pass the NCLEX with outstanding results since 2007.
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QUESTION: How much time do I need to learn problem-solving skills? JOAN: I recommend 2-3 hours of practice daily, ideally, 5 days a week for 8-12 weeks. No more than 4 hours a day of prep is needed or recommended. The average minimum time needed for new graduates is 8 weeks. For repeat testers, 12 weeks. Those […]
Let’s clear up confusion about NCLEX Content. Nursing school is CONTENT based. The NCLEX is CONCEPT based. NCLEX is not a test of academic knowledge. Your ATT proves you have a knowledge base. NCLEX tests if you can think. Clearly, it is impossible to know everything. Nursing is an ever-expanding body of knowledge and you will […]
NCSBN offers a series of training videos for new nurses to manage care during COVID-19 pandemic: ACCESS HERE NEED PPE? Here are organizations to contact for help individually and for teams: Project N95 Masks 4 Medicine NEED FINACIAL HELP? MedShare is a crowdfunding site to help organize fundraisers in your area. Nurses House helps nurses financially who […]
Does your nursing school curriculum include critical-thinking skills training? NCLEX evaluates your ability to use clinical judgement because most entry-level nursing tasks require critical judgment and decision-making skills. Do you know how to clearly identify what NCLEX style questions are asking? Are you able to use problem-solving skills to get to the correct answer step […]