How Foreign Trained Nurses Can Pass the NCLEX Exam

Updated September 8th, 2017   The NCLEX exam is one that all nurses cannot avoid if they intend to be licensed and work in the USA. When I was about to do my exam, I wished the Board of Nursing would just look at my experience and tell me it’s OK to practice as an RN. Unfortunately, it does not work that way. I had to prepare and take the NCLEX. Thinking about the NCLEX exam made me feel very anxious and nervous. However, I visualized myself having passed and working as a Registered Nurse. Failing was not an option […]

Do you know where to find NCLEX review classes?

The worst feeling you ever could have is when you attempt the NCLEX exam and fail. Failing the NCLEX exam will crush you and make you lose all the confidence you had. Not to mention you’ll have to deal with the embarrassment of telling your family and friends you actually did not pass the exam. To avoid all this drama, it’s best to be well prepared for the exam. NCLEX – RN is the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses. NCLEX – PN is the National Council Licensure Examination for Practicing Nurses. One recommendation I make to every foreign-trained […]

Can your International Nursing Education Enable you to Take the NCLEX Exam?

  Linda had completed all her nursing courses in Haiti. However, she had not taken her government’s nursing exam. Her uncle who lived in Tennessee wanted her to work in America. She wondered if the courses she had completed would enable her to sit for her NCLEX exam. The only snag was, she had not yet done the National Nursing Exam and so she was not a recognized nurse in Haiti even though she had completed her nursing program.   Linda got in touch with me and during our consulting session we considered three things. Getting in touch with the […]