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Get the Facts about the NCLEX-RN

Several misconceptions about the content and purpose of the NCLEX-RN exam are circulating out there. This fact sheet about the NCLEX-RN addresses several questions currently being raised about the NCLEX-RN exam, including:

  • What does the NCLEX-RN test and why is it necessary?
  • Does it contain questions about the American health care system?
  • When did Canadian nursing schools learn about the change to the NCLEX-RN and what resources were available to them to prepare for the NCLEX-RN?
  • Why can’t nursing schools be involved in the development of the exam?
Page last reviewed September 11, 2015