- Course type: Self-paced
- Available Lessons: 154
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
Eligible for Certificate: Yes
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Course SummaryUse this study guide to prepare for the Pre-Admission Examination for Registered Nursing (PAX RN). The course includes short lessons that review the math, science and verbal areas that you'll need to know for the test, as well as practice quizzes that emulate the types of questions you'll be asked.
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About This Course
Easy-to-follow video and text lessons offer you the opportunity to brush up on or learn new information about the basic concepts covered in the PAX RN exam. The majority of the chapters focus on science topics, such as anatomy and physiology, cell biology, physics, basic chemistry, functions of organisms, speed and momentum, chemical reactions and scientific reasoning. You can also review reading comprehension fundamentals, vocabulary, basic arithmetic and geometry.
About the PAX RN Exam
The PAX RN exam is used to determine the proficiency in basic academic subjects of nursing school applicants. The exam is used in schools throughout the U.S. It consists of 214 multiple-choice questions broken down into three sections: 54 questions in the math portion and 80 questions each in the verbal and science sections. You will have one hour to complete each section. A composite score of at least 100 and a verbal relative performance score of at least 50 are needed to pass this exam. If the exam is taken more than once, highest scores are considered for admissions purposes.
PAX RN Preparation & Registration
This course provides all of the tools you will need to fully prepare for the PAX RN exam. In addition to video and printable transcripts, each lesson contains a self-assessment quiz that allows you to gauge what you know and whether you need to further review material before moving on to other lessons. You can also contact instructors with any questions regarding the content of any lesson.
Registration for the PAX RN can be completed online by accessing the National League for Nursing website. Or, you can contact the organization by phone and an account will be set up for you. Payment is made during the registration process. Additional service fees may apply. Log-in information must be provided on the day of your exam.
The PAX RN exam was developed by the National League for Nursing, which is not affiliated with Study.com.
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