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 […]

Brain Foods That Can Help You Study for the NCLEX

Preparing for a long and difficult exam is often considered to be very similar to training for a marathon– endurance, stamina and preparation are critical to a successful outcome. Like the body, the brain needs to be provided with the right vitamins and nutrients to maximize the results of “training.” The NCLEX is a test […]

10 Essential Ob Gyn Mnemonics for Your NCLEX Prep

Here are some common mnemonics to help remember those obscure ob-gyn terms for your NCLEX exam. 1.  APGAR score = Baby’s health at 1 and 5 minutes after birth Appearance Pulse Grimace Activity Respiration  Component of Acronym Score 0 Score of 1 Score of 2 Appearance blue or pale all over blue at extremities body […]

10 Essential Med-Surg Mnemonics for your NCLEX Prep

1.  Think 4As = Four negative symptoms of schizophrenia. A=affective flattening A=anhedonia A=apathy A=attention problem Schizophrenia affects about 0.7% of the population and is characterized by a breakdown of thought processes and emotional deficits.  Common positive symptoms include hallucinations, bizarre delusions, and disorganized speech and thought.  Negative symptoms are above and as follows.  Affective flattening means […]