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Category: NCLEX-RN Basics

Michelle

Child CPR Review for the NCLEX-RN

Once you have learned the basics of the Adult CPR Guidelines, learning the few minor differences for children is easy and only takes a few moments. Having a strong foundation by learning the basics is essential. I will focus on the key differences between the adult and child guidelines. A child is considered to be […]

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Michelle

Adult CPR Review for the NCLEX-RN

  Becoming familiar with the basics of cardiopulmonary resuscitation is essential for all nurses, as for you may require these skills at any moment at work or during your time off. As a nurse, the general public will turn to you for assistance, so any hesitation could cause a poor outcome for the person in […]

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Michelle

Calculating Pediatric Medication Dosages on the NCLEX-RN

Pediatric medication dosages are based on a child’s weight. There is no standard based on age since a child’s size can vary greatly. As a result, you will need to calculate out the correct dosage for the child based on his or her weight. Don’t get nervous about this — the calculations are very straight […]

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Michelle

Should I postpone my NCLEX-RN exam if I am afraid?

  Are you considering postponing your NCLEX-RN exam due to fear? If so, don’t be so quick to reschedule! Consider the following to ensure that postponing the NCLEX-RN is truly the right move for you. Evaluate your Fear Identify what you are afraid of. Are you afraid of taking the test or do you truly […]

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Michelle

Didn’t Get Desired NCLEX-RN Test Location. Now what?

Well, you have successfully completed your registered nurse training and sent in all the required documents to be approved for the NCLEX-RN. You are studying hard to prepare yourself for your exam and now you need to schedule your test. Once you receive you receive your testing confirmation from Pearson Vue, you are ready to […]

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Stephanie

How Will I Know If I Passed the NCLEX-RN?

After all the time spent in nursing school and preparing to take the boards, it is natural to ask, “How will I know if I passed the NCLEX-RN?” Official results are mailed to candidates from their state board of nursing approximately six weeks after the exam. However, some states will allow test-takers to get results […]

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Michelle

What are the Steps to Becoming a Registered Nurse?

Dreaming of becoming a registered nurse, but not sure where to even begin? You’ve come to the right place! Read over this four-step process to becoming a registered nurse. Step 1 – Apply to Nursing Schools Once you have decided that you are determined to become a registered nurse, you will need to apply to […]

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Stephanie

Test Day for the NCLEX-RN: What Do You Need to Bring?

Test day for the NCLEX-RN has finally arrived! The anxiety and excitement have you all worked up and you can’t wait to get to the testing center and pass this exam. But wait, hold on just a minute. There are some things you need to bring with you to the testing center. Before you pack your […]

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Stephanie

What Do You Do the Day Before the NCLEX

The weeks have passed and it is finally here. Your NCLEX-RN is only a couple of days away. You have been studying and preparing day and night but what do you the day before the NCLEX? Two words: prepare and relax! Prepare the Day Before the NCLEX I am going to assume that for the […]

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Michelle

Does it Matter How Long I Wait to Take the NCLEX-RN exam?

Taking the NCLEX-RN is not a race, and you need to prepare for success. In order to successfully pass the first time, you should plan out your study plan and stick with your schedule. However, don’t wait too long to take the NCLEX-RN exam. Information Retained   Planning to take your NCLEX-RN shortly after graduating […]

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