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Nursing: NCLEX Preparation

This guide will help you with your library research while you are a Nursing student at Missouri Baptist University. You can use it to find information both licensed by the library and freely available on the Web.

What is the NCLEX Exam?

The NCLEX exam, also known as the National Council Licensure Examination, is a standardized exam that each state board of nursing uses to determine whether or not a candidate is prepared for entry-level nursing practice. 

Find more information about the NCLEX on the National Council of State Boards of Nursing website

National Council of State Boards of Nursing - NCLEX Resources


Information about the exam and guidelines for what to do before the exam, on test day, and after the exam.

NCLEX-RN Test Plan 2019

A summary of the content and scope of the licensing exam by the NCSBN. EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2019 THROUGH MARCH 31, 2022

Practice Exams

LearningExpress Library - provides multiple practice exams for the NCLEX-PN and NCLEX-RN exams. Go to Career Center, click on Prepare for an Occupation Exam, and access the Nursing link.

NCLEX Exam Questions

NCLEX Practice Test Questions - Test Prep Review by Mometrix