With the Next Generation NCLEX possibly launching in 2023, students who are beginning nursing school in 2021 are understandably asking a lot of questions about the NCLEX and the potential new format they’ll be facing after graduation.

In this episode we’ll talk through:

  • What the NCLEX is
  • How the NCLEX and adaptive testing work
  • Current NCLEX question types
  • Changes coming with the Next Generation format
  • The core foundation principals the exam assesses as it determines if you are ready for practice!


For an example of case study questions: https://www.ncsbn.org/14172.htm

Other sample questions: https://www.ncsbn.org/NGN-Sample-Questions.pdf

NCLEX RN Test Plan from NCBSN: https://www.ncsbn.org/2019_RN_TestPlan-English.pdf


Want to change how you prep for NCLEX and nursing school exams? Head on over to Study Sesh, the podcast that utilizes audio to free you from your desk and computer while still enabling you to review and learn: https://straightanursingstudent.com/study-sesh/


Resources for this episode available here: https://straightanursingstudent.com/next-generation-nclex-overview/


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