10 NCLEX Tips to Boost Your Exam Performance

You know how important the NCLEX is, that’s why you’re here. Whether you’ve just begun to prepare for the big day or you’re several practice tests in, our goal is to help you make the most out of your study sessions. Remember, no one ever said they didn’t pass a test because they practiced too […]

Prioritize in the New Year!

I spent a little time enjoying the holidays, visiting family, and resting.  I hope you got a bit of a study break as well as they say, “all work and no play…makes us dull”.  Caregiver role strain is going to be an issue no matter what type of nursing job you take on and I […]

Answering a Medication NCLEX Question

One thing that I would reassure you as you take the NCLEX is to develop a couple of test-taking strategies.  I’ll talk about a few and then we will apply it in a question. Read the whole question.  Do not read the first sentence and then answer it.  NCLEX writers love to feed you too […]

Prioritizing in a Pediatric NCLEX question

On to another triage question, but this one involves pediatrics.   Do not forget about reviewing vulnerable populations such as pediatrics, obstetrics, the elderly, or the incarcerated for their unique clinical needs. A 4 year old Hispanic female presents to the Emergency Department (ED) with her Spanish-speaking parents.  She was born at 35 premature and her […]

Triaging in an NCLEX Question

So, back to the meat of the NCLEX – questions!  It is likely that you will see a cardiac triage question on the NCLEX as chest pain accounts for over 6 million visits to the Emergency Departments (ED) in the US annually, making it one of the most common complaints (McCaig, 2003).  This is definitely […]