To say that the start of the Fall 2020 academic term looks different than we thought it would is an understatement. As we looked forward to 2020 being the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, no one could have predicted just how poignantly timed this designation would be as nurses from all over the world have once again stood on the frontline of another healthcare crisis—the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Many students preparing to take the NCLEX-RN exam, fear the unknown. How long should I study? When should I start preparing? How do I know if I’m ready?
Licensed Practical Nurses and Licensed Vocational Nurses have always been a crucial component of America’s healthcare system; however, in the midst of a worldwide pandemic, their contributions to the medical community are perhaps more important than ever.
When it comes to the NCLEX-RN exam, there is some common knowledge most students and educators already know. For example, you know it’s a Computer Adaptive Examination, you know that it’s a grueling test that can take up to six hours to complete, and you certainly know that you have to pass the exam to gain licensure and begin practicing.
Learn how Eileen Agyei, a student at the University of New Brunswick/Humber College in Canada, used UWorld’s NCLEX QBank to pass the NCLEX exam.
Self-assessments help a Nevada State College student in an accelerated BSN program prepare and pass the NCLEX® exam.
The hopes of every instructor in a nursing program are to see all their students succeed. The very best teachers and administrators aren’t satisfied until they know that every single student has comprehended the material and is well-positioned for clinical success.
In the spring of 2018, Dr. Tammy Kasprovich was facing a challenge common to nursing programs all over the country—improving NCLEX pass rates.
A couple of weeks before graduation (from a 2-year BSN program), I purchased the 60-day UWorld package with the Self Assessment 1. I did not yet know my NCLEX date, but I anticipated taking my test within the 60-day window.
UWorld recently distributed our annual survey to nursing students who used the UWorld Nursing QBank to prepare for the NCLEX. This is an important part of the quality assurance we employ to ensure our online learning tool is invaluable for NCLEX test prep.