Ch 10: Resources for Medical Exam Prep

About This Chapter

If you are preparing for a career in medicine, there are certain exams that you will need to pass. The articles in this chapter will help you study for many of these, including exams for nursing school, certified nursing assistant and many more.

Resources for Medical Exam Prep - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

The articles in this chapter are designed to assist you in your preparations for medical examinations, whether you are studying to become a physician, seeking admission into a school of nursing or intend to become a certified nursing assistant. Use these resources to help you with content-area knowledge and test taking skills. These articles will aid you into preparing for the following exams and more:

  • TEAS test
  • HESI entrance and exit exam
  • NCLEX PN and NCLEX RN exams
  • Fundamentals of Nursing exam
  • USMLE Step 1
  • CNA Skills Test

Resource Benefits

These articles are important resources because:

  • They're helpful: They provide test-taking and medicine-specific practice for a wide range of exams.
  • They're authoritative: These well-researched and well-documented articles are written by acknowledged experts.
  • They're accessible: The convenient online platform allows you to schedule your study sessions around your other commitments.
  • They're useful: The articles can act as a springboard to other helpful study resources via embedded hyperlinks.

9 Lessons in Chapter 10: Resources for Medical Exam Prep
How to Pass Nursing School Tests

1. How to Pass Nursing School Tests

Nursing school exams are challenging for almost everyone. They'll test not only your knowledge of course material, but also your ability to apply this information in a patient scenario. Developing a solid study plan and knowing what to expect on test day can go a long way toward passing these difficult exams. Keep reading for some tips to help you get started.

How to Pass USMLE Step 1

2. How to Pass USMLE Step 1

To practice medicine in the US, you must first pass the United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), which is a series of three exams. There are a number of resources to help you pass Step 1 of the USMLE, including study materials, self-assessments, reviews and practice exams. Read on to learn about how to access these resources.

How to Pass the ATI Exit Exam

3. How to Pass the ATI Exit Exam

The Comprehensive Predictor Assessment administered by Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI) tests students' knowledge of essential nursing and medical care concepts covered in their practical or registered nursing programs. Keep reading to get study tips for this exit exam and discover resources you can use to ensure you're fully prepared.

How to Pass the Kaplan Nursing Entrance Exam

4. How to Pass the Kaplan Nursing Entrance Exam

Many schools require you to pass the Kaplan Nursing Entrance Exam as part of your admission requirements for nursing school. Below, read about resources that will help you pass this exam. Learn about what material will be tested, where to find online resources to help you study this material and where to find practice tests and study guides.

How to Pass Fundamentals of Nursing

5. How to Pass Fundamentals of Nursing

If you're going to nursing school, Fundamentals of Nursing may be one of the first courses you will have to take. Read on for insight regarding what this course entails along with strategies to help you pass.

How to Pass the CNA Skills Test

6. How to Pass the CNA Skills Test

As a prospective CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant), you'll need to pass a skills test, in addition to a written exam, to prove your competency and earn the credentials needed to practice in your state. Read on to learn how to pass the practical portion of this exam and discover resources that can help you review some of the skills you learned in your nurse training program.

How to Pass the CCRN Exam

7. How to Pass the CCRN Exam

By successfully completing the CCRN, you will gain confidence in your ability to provide care in your area of specialty, and you will prove to your patients, employers and colleagues that you are dedicated to providing the best possible care. Find out about the exam content and where you can find practice questions and tests with this article. Also, explore review courses and additional tips to help you pass.

How to Pass the NAPLEX

8. How to Pass the NAPLEX

To become a licensed pharmacist, you have to pass the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX). Some of the best strategies for passing the exam are presented below. Read on to learn about the Pre-NAPLEX, topics and exam format, and study materials.

How to Pass LPN School

9. How to Pass LPN School

LPN school is a challenging undertaking for aspiring nurses, but with good study habits and a healthy work ethic, completing your program can be much easier. Keep reading for a few tips that can help you finish your program successfully.

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