The structure of the NCLEX is designed to test your knowledge and understanding of the different phases of the nursing process and the needs of the client. Each question on the NCLEX incorporates a phase of the nursing process and an area of client needs.
The nursing process consists of five basic steps - assessment, analysis, planning, implementation and evaluation. In answering...
I just wanted to share this article from www.nurse.com regarding the schedule change of Hydrocodone and related medications from schedule III to schedule II. I feel that this is important information to share in order
to protect the safety of our patients! Happy reading! :)
If you are repeating your exam it is a good idea to reach out to a tutor who can help to better prepare you to retake your test. I always ask my students what they think is the reason/s that they are unable to pass the exam. Many of them are very much
aware of the areas that are problematic. Here are some tips for those who are repeating the exam:
I was one of the altruistic nursing students. I wanted to HELP people. I wanted to SAVE LIVES and STAMP OUT DISEASE! It came as a huge surprise to me that I was going to have to digest and metabolize a plethora of information and then regurgitate it, processed
through my common sense filter on nursing school tests. Any student who has taken a test in a nursing program will commiserate...
One of the best ways to pass nclex is through lots of practice. Many students do not have comfort level answering questions. Learn to identify the distractors and stem questions. Remember focus on pathophysiology , meds and diagnostics. The rest will
Many nursing students believe that their studies are going great until they come to pharmacology. It is difficult trying to learn and understand all of those drugs and their side effects. However, dosage calculations really put fear into many students.
So the next few blogs will be looking at this topic. Few of us are mathematical wizards, but using dimensional analysis to solve your...
When taking an exam such as the NCLEX it is normal to feel anxious. The hours of this exam represent a significant investment in terms of your time, energy and finances. So of course you want to get it over and move on with your life. Many of my students
tell me that they panic during the exam especially if they are going beyond the 75 question mark. Students have to understand...
The beginning of a new school year is always exciting, however there is an end to that year as well with final exams, possibly graduation and NCLEX exams as you prepare to become a professional nurse. Now is the time to put a good study plan in place.
Your plan should be built on a solid foundation of a positive attitude, the belief that yes, you can and will achieve your goals,...
Nursing school can be tough! If you are having difficulty or would like assistance with your studies, please contact me. I have been a registered nurse for 17 years and will graduate this semester with my BSN. I have experience in education as well and have
a heart for teaching. I would love to work with you to help you succeed in this program.
I wish everyone the very best for...
My name is Casey. I am a Registered Nurse in Spokane, Washington, and while I am new to this environment, I have been tutoring for the last four years. I am proficient at tutoring math and science, though I am not necessarily limited to those areas. I am
also skilled at teaching study skills and organization, which can help students in any subject. I am willing to tutor...
If you are a medical provider or a nurse for any length of time, you will come across eponyms. Eponyms are diseases, disorders, procedures or equipment that is named for some person. You will not be asking for a indwelling urinary catheter, you will be asking
for a Foley [catheter]. When a patient went to the operating room for a pancreaticoduodenenectomy, modified or not, it was not called...
Tutoring is expensive. But, there are several factors that relate to cost besides here-and-now price. It is the ultimate (sometimes long-term) bottom line that you need to calculate to determine if hiring a tutor is cost effective.
But, what does "cost effective" mean? One way of looking at the term "cost effective" is to determine if the value you receive in return...