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Everything you need to know for the first step to nursing school.

If you've considered applying for nursing school, you've probably heard about the TEAS. While people seem to be more familiar with the NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN examinations, the TEAS is a common preadmission test used by many nursing programs. TEAS, which stands for Test of Essential Academic Skills, is administered through Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI) Nursing Education. The test is a basic aptitude test designed to identify students who would succeed in nursing school and who have the ability to think like a nurse. While all examinations can seem a bit daunting, it's important to remember that it's another step to figuring out if nursing school truly is for you.

TEAS basics

TEAS V, the most recent version of the test, is a multiple-choice assessment of basic academic knowledge in reading, mathematics, science, and English and language usage. The four sections are timed for a total of 209 minutes (approximately 4 hours). Test results will be ready 48 hours after you have completed the test. The test is divided in the following manner:

Reading – 40 questions, 50 minutes
The Reading section covers paragraph comprehension, passage comprehension and inferences/conclusions.

Paragraphs and passages contain short passages you must read through, and are followed by a series of multiple choice questions; it is important to identify the subject matter, main idea and additional details of the paragraph or passage, then draw a conclusion.

Charts, maps, diagrams, and graphs are also followed by a series of multiple choice questions that are aimed to test ability to comprehend, interpret or to apply data.

Finally, the follow directions questions lead to a specific solution or result, and they test your ability to sequence events and locate important details in text.

Math – 45 items, 56 minutes
The Math section includes whole numbers, metric conversions, fractions, decimals, algebraic equations, percentages and ratio/proportions.

TEAS V test tips:

Get rid of any unreasonable answers first. Incredibly large or small numbers in relation to the numbers given in the actual problem can generally be eliminated.

Try plugging answers back into the problem to see if the results make sense.

Round numbers up or down in a problem to see if you can do the math quicker and easier by eliminating any answers that are not near the estimated answer.

Read each number carefully. Test-makers may try to trick you, so read over each question and all of the answers carefully.

Science – 30 items, 38 minutes
The Science section includes questions about science reasoning, science knowledge, biology, chemistry, anatomy, physiology, basic physical principles and general science.

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Nurses may be drug tested depending on the company(employer) and the job being applied for. Nurses may also be tested while on the job ; if an employer feels there is just cause(erratic behavior, suspicious r/t possible medication misappropriation).
Most nurses must undergo drug testing during the initial hiring process for most clinical positions.

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