The special research section is given to select candidates taking the NCLEX-RN
examination and it takes approximately 30 minutes to complete.
is a standardized exam each state board of nursing uses to determine whether a candidate is prepared for entry-level nursing practice.
(43) The first two allow LPNs/LVNs to become RNs by taking additional courses, passing the NCLEX-RN
licensing exam, and, if necessary, meeting other state-specific requirements.
For example, in 2012, there were 150,266 U.S.-educated first-time test takers of the NCLEX-RN
. Of these, 62,535 RNs had completed a baccalaureate degree and 87,731 had completed a diploma or an associate degree (NCSBN, 2014).
What are the experiences and challenges of accelerated nursing students on their paths to success in passing the state licensing exam (NCLEX-RN
) on their first attempt?
The study did not examine the correlation between the three exams and first-time NCLEX-RN
Quantitative research on critical thinking and predicting nursing students' NCLEX-RN
(2007) described the Affirming AtRisk Minorities for Success (ARMS) program that utilized faculty-student advisement, mentoring, and Seminars in Success to increase retention, graduation, and National Council of Licensed Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN
) pass rates for disadvantaged students in nursing.
Measures of program evaluation such as the NCLEX-RN
pass rates as well as persistence and student satisfaction have remained stable during the pilot.
She is also a Clinical Nursing Instructor at Los Angeles Community College and she also serves as a NCLEX-RN
All nurses in the United States and its four territories must take the NCLEX-RN