vaccine

What is the Difference Between the NCLEX-RN & NCLEX-PN Exams?

As I reviewed in a previous blog, the RN and PN NCLEX tests have the same categories with one difference – in the care subcategory, which falls underneath “Safe Effective Care Environment”.  They also have unique percentages devoted to the categories, altering the distribution of the content questions.  We can go into that more in…

Vaccination and NCLEX

I thought that this timely season might call for a review of appropriate vaccinations.  Because the NCLEX test writers love testing on that and nurses typically give vaccinations and use protocols to do so. Vaccine schedules are the most often quested topic among vaccine questions on the NCLEX.  Focus your studying on vaccine schedules for…

7 Must-Know Tips for Dosage Calculation

We all cringe when we see medication calculations on the NCLEX or even in real life.  Not only are nurses asked to do complex dose calculations – we often are doing them in real life under extreme time pressure or professional stress.  These are not optimum conditions for complex math.  Here are some hints to…