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Category: NCLEX-RN Basics

Michelle

My NCLEX-RN Story: Michelle Besmer

Nursing School Attending a nursing school with a high NCLEX-RN pass rate is essential. Research local programs and learn about their success rates. Nursing school should successfully prepare you for your NCLEX-RN exam. I was fortunate to attend a very well recognized nursing program with an excellent reputation and success rate. Review Course After completing […]

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Stephanie

My NCLEX-RN Story: Stephanie

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…. Oh wait, sorry.  That’s the wrong story.  In all truthfulness, though it has been a while since I took the NCLEX-RN, it hasn’t been that long since I have thought about how it made me feel.  As a nursing instructor, I work with students every […]

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Chris

What makes the NCLEX-RN hard

Wondering what makes the NCLEX-RN hard? Would you like some insight? Check out this Magoosh post to ease some of your concerns!

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Stephanie

Question Types on the NCLEX-RN

I’m sure we can all agree that when preparing for an exam, it is not enough just to know the content on the test. It is also helpful to know what types of questions you will see. This is true on the NCLEX-RN too. While you might think it’s just multiple choice, it’s not! There are several […]

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Kiley

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 […]

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Stephanie

Management of Care on the NCLEX-RN

It can be very difficult to decide what you need to study when preparing for the NCLEX-RN.  The test is made up of 8 main content areas. One of these areas is Management of Care, and according to the latest test plan, this area makes up the majority of test items containing 17-23% of the […]

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Stephanie

Changes to the NCLEX-RN in 2016

If you’ve been a visitor of the NCLEX-RN Blog at Magoosh  before, you will notice that the RN Bloggers around here like to point out the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) test plan for the NCLEX-RN. This handy little document explains many aspects of the content that will be covered on the […]

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Michelle

Nurse’s Guide to Stages of Growth and Development

Growth And Development Throughout your nursing training and career, you will care for patients and family members of all ages. It is important to have an understanding of where they are from both a developmental and a cognitive perspective. This will enhance your interactions and decrease frustration on both sides. Many believe that they are […]

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Stephanie

OB on the NCLEX-RN: What Do You Need to Know

As you know, nurses are responsible for caring for patients from the beginning of life to the end.  When preparing for the NCLEX-RN, it can be helpful to break down the content into smaller topics. Today’s blog is going to focus on the obstetrical (OB) area of nursing.  This patient care specialty involves caring for women […]

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Michelle

NCLEX-RN for International Nurses

NCLEX-RN for International Nurses If you completed your registered nursing education and clinical training outside of the United States, there are a few additional steps you will need to complete when applying for your RN license. When you are ready to apply for a nursing license it is important to be familiar with the state […]

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