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National League for Nursing Offers Innovative New Remediation Module

04/22/2013
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PREP, PRACTICE & REMEDIATION

Tailored Course Remediation Developed by Nursing Faculty for Nursing Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

New York, NY — April 22, 2013 — Proven strategies to accelerate mastery of content and expand critical thinking skills are among the advances in testing services from the National League for Nursing, with the leagues new NLN Prep, Practice & Remediation (PPR) module. This online review module, containing practice questions with comprehensive rationales, reflects a cutting-edge approach to NCLEX® success: exam preparation developed by nursing faculty that is tailored to the strengths, weaknesses, and other testing needs of individual nursing students.

"With this sophisticated testing services product, available exclusively through the NLN, students have the option to create a personalized test prep experience by choosing settings that respond to their individual needs, by answering questions in their own time in an informal context, or through the practice exam mode, which recreates the exam experience for additional preparation," noted NLN CEO Beverly Malone, PhD, RN, FAAN.

Added NLN president Judith A. Halstead, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF: "This new PPR module demonstrates the NLN commitment to creating test preparation products and services of the highest caliber, responsive to varied educational backgrounds and learning styles. It is yet another example of how the NLN works to fulfill its mission to build a strong and diverse nursing workforce to advance the nations health."

PPR customization choices include:

  • Immediate feedback
  • Question/Answer Summary
  • Hide/Show Answers
  • Countdown Timer and Pace Timer
  • Item Difficulty Level
  • Test Topic/Subject
  • Print performance report immediately
  • Choice of one, two, three, or more subject areas
  • Student and group reporting
  • 25, 50, and 75-question practice formats

The PPR also features:

  1. More than 5,000 newly-written questions, with additional questions to be added annually
  2. All types of alternative item questions
  3. A proprietary test algorithm that minimizes question repetition

With the PPR, students can truly focus on identified areas of weakness through self-selected customization of practice exams arranged by topic or subject, with an option for immediate feedback. In addition, reports are generated for every practice exam taken through the NLN's "true testing" application through which students track their progress and eliminate guesswork for NCLEX® exam readiness.

For more information about PPR and other NLN testing products, please contact: 800-732-8656; nlntestingservices@nln.org.

Dedicated to excellence in nursing, the National League for Nursing is the premier organization for nurse faculty and leaders in nursing education. The NLN offers faculty development, networking opportunities, testing services, nursing research grants, and public policy initiatives to its 37,000 individual and more than 1,200 institutional members, comprising nursing education programs across the spectrum of higher education and health care organizations.