Author Archive | Kiley

  • Kiley

    Kiley is a nurse who has worked in a variety of settings in the healthcare field. She is currently working as a remote chart reviewer while exploring the world. Kiley also has a background in education and wants to support and educate the next generation of nurses while they navigate the NCLEX. She is passionate about traveling and can often be found in a cafe somewhere in the world reading a book.

NCLEX-RN Pass Rate

If you are taking your NCLEX-RN for the first time, the NCLEX-RN pass rate for 2015 for US-trained nurses was very high. The majority pass on their first attempt. Read on to find out more. NCLEX-RN Pass Rate for US-trained Nurses Of the 157,882 people who took the exam in 2015, 84.53% passed on their first […]

30 Medications to know for the NCLEX-RN

What are the medications to know for the NCLEX-RN? Do you really need to know every single one? The good news is that you do not need to memorize them all but you do need to know them. There are certain medications that show up frequently on the NCLEX and you can find many lists […]

NCLEX-RN Failure Rate

Of course the NCLEX-RN failure rate is not something you want to think about, but not everyone passes the NCLEX on the first attempt (or the second or the third). It’s OK and it does not mean that you have to abandon your dreams of becoming an RN. The statistics According to the statistics from […]

How do I send my NCLEX RN scores

The NCLEX RN is graded as pass or fail. You will not receive a numerical value as a result. A state will grant a nursing license on whether you have passed the exam or not. Nursing License Luckily you do not need to worry about sending your NCLEX RN scores to anyone once you have […]

Drugs to know for the NCLEX RN

How are you supposed to know all of the drugs for the NCLEX RN? There seems to be an endless list of drugs used for every condition. While you cannot memorize every single drug, its interaction and what it treats (well maybe you can) you can learn the drugs that most commonly show up on […]

The Best NCLEX RN Books 2016

Best NCLEX RN Books of 2016 You have registered for your NCLEX and you are ready to begin the process of studying but where to begin? There are many options to help you study including review courses, apps and books. There are a lot of NCLEX books on the market and you want to make […]

Top 5 free online NCLEX RN resources

Many of the NCLEX review courses are expensive and buying all the best books can add up. If you are a student on a budget there are resources out there that can help you study effectively for your exam. Remember that there is no magic course or book that will help you pass the exam. […]

I failed the NCLEX RN: Help!

First don’t be hard on yourself if you do not pass the NCLEX the first time (or even the second time). Don’t think of yourself as a failure; you simply did not pass. The good news is that you are able to take the NCLEX many times to pass. The bad news is that it […]

What comes after the NCLEX RN

You did it. You finished your exam and you are walking out the door. What comes next? Hopefully you are rewarding yourself with some relaxation after all of your hard work studying. You have definitely earned a break. Now comes the wait to find out if you have passed or not.   Finding out your […]

Differences between the NCLEX RN and PN tests

Do you need to take the NCLEX RN or PN? Do you know what the differences between the two are and why it matters? RN and LPN are both nursing license that practice in healthcare settings. They have similar scopes of practices but there are some differences. The LPN focuses more on bedside care and is […]