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What is the NCLEX?

The National Council Licensure Examination, or NCLEX, is meant for those pursuing a nursing license. The NCLEX-RN is a test for future Registered Nurses, and the NCLEX-PN is a test for future practical/vocational nurses. Once you pass the NCLEX, you are licensed and can begin your practice as an entry-level nurse.

Who takes the NCLEX?

The NCLEX can be taken by those with an accredited nursing degree, and who meet the requirements for taking the test as decided by their state’s board of nursing.

What is on the NCLEX?

The NCLEX tests your knowledge in four major areas: safe effective care environment, health promotion and maintenance, psychosocial integrity, and physiological integrity. RN candidates will answer a minimum of 75 questions, and Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) candidates will answer a minimum of 85 questions. If, after you’ve met the minimum, you are clearly passing or failing, you have finished the test. However, if a final assessment cannot yet be made, you will answer further questions.

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