2021-2022 Catalog 
    
    Dec 07, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog

NUR 260 - Preparation for the NCLEX-RN (1.5 Credits)


This course is designed to assist the student with assessing their own areas of required focused review and remediation related to topic areas pertaining to the eight client needs categories of the current National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) test plan based upon results of various diagnostic assessments. Students prepare and implement an individualized study plan and learning templates for first-time success on the NCLEX-RN examination based upon the results of their individual test reports, focused review areas and topics related to course content that correlate to the client needs categories and the clinical areas included in diagnostic testing. This didactic course with a laboratory component assists students to utilize prior knowledge attained throughout the curriculum and apply critical thinking skills to foster NCLEX examination success. Concepts required for first-time NCLEX-RN examination success based upon the NCLEX-RN test plan are reviewed. This course can also be completed by graduates who did not pass the NCLEX-RN examination on their first attempt to prepare them to pass the exam. Lecture Hours: 13. Laboratory Hours: 13. Prerequisite(s): NUR 216 , NUR 222 , NUR 255 , BIO 220  and ENG 151  with grades of “C” or better or permission of the department head. Course Fee: $470. Usually offered in the spring and summer.