Issues and Trends in Nursing: Essential Knowledge for Today and Tomorrow
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Critical Thinking Exercises

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1:  Visit the NCLEX Web site at

Review the Candidates section and describe the exam process and what happens on exam day.

Go to and review the current NCLEX-RN Detailed Test Plan for candidates.

What type of information is included in the plan? How might this information help you, now and closer to the time when you take the NCLEX?

2:  When the NCLEX became computerized, what was the greatest change in terms of the format?

3:  Name three tips for preparing for the NCLEX-RN.

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