nclex pn practice test 2024


NCLEX PN Practice Test


1. You have worked for three days and have not seen the physician in the facility. The physician comes to you, the bedside CNA caregiver, and asks you how this resident is doing, then she goes to the chart and you observe her charting three days’ visits based on your report. She writes an order for skin cream which you suggest and backdates the order to yesterday. What is your ethical obligation in this scenario?


2. You have been asked to record the amount of food that the person has eaten during each meal.  What kinds of words or numbers would you use to record this food intake?


3. You take an adult’s blood pressure and it is 40/20. You immediately report this to the nurse. The nurse returns to the patient room with you. She instructs you to place the patient in a Trendelenberg position while the nurse rechecks the blood pressure. You will put the patient into the Trendelenberg position.


4. What is the relationship between HIPPA and technological advances?


5. Which federal agency is responsible for infection control in hospitals and skilled facilities?


6. Your coworker has been accused of verbally abusing a resident. What will happen to him now?


7. A CNA sees a former patient across the store. The CNA cared for this former patient for 6 months and got to know her well. Based on that scenario, which of the following is accurate with regards to HIPAA?


8. You are working a 7 AM to 3 PM shift. Mr. Mack returns from dialysis at 2 PM. What should you do for him before your shift is finished?


9. Which of the following matches one of the five senses with an alternative term or definition?


10. You are taking Mr. D’s blood pressure. The first sound that you hear is at 162 and the second sound that you hear is at 86. You should document and report that the blood pressure is:


11. In relation to infections organisms, what does MDRO mean?


12. What other preventive measure will prevent Mary Eden from falling from her bed?


13. Which governmental agency mandates that workplaces, including healthcare settings, have security plans in place to prevent workplace violence?


14. Your resident has had a stroke and has residual paralysis (hemiplegia) on her left side. What type of range of motion exercises can you, as a CNA working with rehabilitation, be asked to perform on her?


15. What is the difference between an EMT and a paramedic?


16. The RN has assigned you to empty urinary drainage bags for a group of patients. You should take which of the following actions?


17. As a CNA you are working with 6-8 year old children with mental disabilities. What should you do to prevent injury to them?


18. You have 3 call lights on while you are serving trays. One is a resident who calls all the time for trivial things. One is a resident who has had diarrhea all night and probably wants to be cleaned. The third one is calling because her meal is cold and she wants you to microwave it for her. What do you do first?


19. You are caring for an Alzheimer’s patient who is confused. What can you do to decrease the level of confusion?


20. You take the blood pressure for your patient while they are in bed and then you take it as soon as they rise from the bed and stand. The patient’s blood pressure in bed was 152/85 and the blood pressure when standing was 96/46.You should:


21. Mr. Allen can be combative during care. How do you respond if he attempts to strike you?


22. Your patient has finished a 12-ounce can of ice tea and 8 ounces of fresh orange juice. What will you record on the Intake and Output form for this patient intake?


23. Many elders are affected by lowered metabolism and the loss of subcutaneous tissue. These physiological changes can lead to one of the following?


24. Which of the following does not cause aspiration?


25. Your resident is actively dying. You want to stay with her but you have other residents and 2 call lights on. How should you handle this?


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NCLEX PN Exam - 2024 LPN practice test

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What is the NCLEX-PN?

The National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses ( NCLEX PN ) is a test intended for section level commonsense medical attendants and professional medical attendants ( LPN or VN ). The NCLEX PN is utilized by state and regional individuals from the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) as a methods for guaranteeing section level handy medical caretakers meet set necessities for nursing licensure, including abilities identified with sheltered and powerful nursing practices. So as to decide qualification to sit for the NCLEX PN, you should initially contact your state’s nursing board.


The NCLEX PN is a PC versatile test (CAT), which means each question you answer accurately decides the trouble of the following inquiry, just as the general number of questions you will reply. Therefore, there are anyplace somewhere in the range of 85 and 205 inquiries on the NCLEX PN. There are 25 pretest questions installed in the complete number of questions. Pretest questions are utilized to decide the convenience of such things in future emphases of the test, which means they are not scored. In any case, you won’t have the option to differentiate between scored questions and unscored pretest questions, so do as well as can be expected on each back to back question. Questions will stop once it is resolved with 95 percent precision that you have responded to enough questions accurately or inaccurately to fall above or underneath the standard for passing the test. The standard for passing the NCLEX PN is variable and changes like clockwork. You should perform over the finishing standard on the test so as to pass.

Regarding substance and structure, the NCLEX-PN covers a few substance zones, each with explicit loads. The following are the substance regions, potential themes, and explicit weight ranges per segment (which are subject to the quantity of questions you wind up finishing).

  1. Effective, safe care environment
    1. Coordinated care: 18-24%
      • Including, but not limited to: advance directives, advocacy, clients’ rights, assignments, referrals, etc.
    2. Infection control and safety: 10-16%
      • Including, but not limited to: accident and injury prevention, hazardous/infectious materials, safety, etc.
  2. Health promotion and maintenance: 6-12%
    1. Including, but not limited to: aging, data collection, developmental stages, self-care, etc.
  3. Integrity, psychosocial: 9-15%
    1. Including, but not limited to: abuse, neglect, coping mechanisms, support systems, etc.
  4. Integrity, physiological
    1. Basic care, comfort: 7-13%
      • Including, but not limited to: assistive devices, mobility, nutrition, hygiene, etc.
    2. Pharmacological therapies: 10-16%
      • Including, but not limited to: adverse effects, contraindications, dosing, pain management, etc.
    3. Risk potential reduction: 9-15%
      • Including, but not limited to: vital signs, diagnostic tests, laboratory tests and values, therapeutic procedures, etc.
    4. Physiological adaptation: 7-13% Including, but not limited to: body systems changes, medical emergencies, fluids, electrolyte imbalances, etc.

NCLEX Passing Standards

In December 2019, the NCSBN Board of Directors voted to raise the passing standard for the NCLEX-PN Examination. The new passing standard is -0.18 logits*, 0.03 logits higher than the current standard of -0.21 logits. The new passing standard took effect on April 1, 2020, and will remain in effect through March 31, 2023.