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Category: NCLEX-RN Study Tips

Stephanie

Beating Burnout Studying for the NCLEX-RN

We are all susceptible to burnout.  Nursing school is busy enough and then, just when you think you can take a minute to catch your breath, looming on the horizon is the NCLEX-RN! This high stakes exam can really impact your future.  Without a passing score, you can’t be a RN. I know that kind […]

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Stephanie

Studying for the NCLEX-RN: Where Do I Start?

Congratulations! You have made it through nursing school and you are ready to tackle the NCLEX-RN.  There are so many study options for the NCLEX-RN that you might not even know where to start! Here is a guide to getting your studies started and getting you on the path to success. The Test Plan The […]

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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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Chris

Study Habits for Passing the NCLEX-RN

Look at you, you overachiever you! You’re not even done with nursing school and you’re building study habits for passing the NCLEX-RN. Let me begin by by saying you’re way further ahead than many of your classmates. Preparing for and passing the NCLEX-RN is more about developing a foundation to draw upon than it is cramming […]

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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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Stephanie

Nursing Prioritization: How Do I Know What to Do First?

A huge part of caring for patients in nursing is knowing what to do first. So, it makes sense that nursing prioritization is something you will need to know for the NCLEX-RN. Nursing prioritization isn’t something you will see as an isolated topic as part of the test plan, but rather as something that must […]

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Kiley

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 […]

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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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Kiley

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 […]

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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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