New Nursing School Entrance Test replacing ATI TEAS Test for 2014 Applicants

Posted by on May 23 2013 | Uncategorized

The test is free and can only be taken one time.  Everyone applying for the nursing program must take this new test.  The ATI TEAS TEST is no longer valid.


The computerized test is given in the BRCC Testing Center.  You need to bring a picture ID.  No cell phones, books, or other electronic devices are allowed.  There is a calculator in the test.  Please allow a minimum of  2 1/2 hours for the testing.  Please note that there are a limited number of computers in the testing center, so there may be a wait. The Testing center will be available to proctor the test from 9:00AM-4:00PM  Mondays to Thursdays, and from 9:00AM-11:00 AM on Fridays.


The test will be available July 8, 2013 to November 22, 2013 only.


We suggest the following preparatory text- (available at local bookstores or through ) Kaplan Nursing School Entrance Exams: Your Complete Guide to Getting Into Nursing School (Kaplan Nursing School Entrance Exam) by Kaplan

Please note the text is for all nursing entrance exams and includes more

information than is on this specific Admissions Test.


Kaplan’s Admissions Test is a tool to determine if students have the academic skills necessary to perform effectively in a school of nursing. The Admissions Test is a 91-question, online, multiple-choice test that evaluates the basic reading, math, writing, and science skills of students seeking entry into a nursing program leading to RN licensure.


The Admissions Test consists of 4 sections with a total of 91 questions. The total testing time is up to 165 minutes.


READING- 22 questions; time allotted- 45 minutes. Candidates read four passages and answer questions that measure the essential skills required for reading:

• Determining the logic of a passage

• Comprehending details

• Drawing basic inferences

• Identifying the purpose of a passage


MATH- 28 questions; time allotted- 45 minutes. The test measures the candidate’s

ability to apply mathematical principles in the following areas:

• Conversions

• Operations

• Ratios

• Word problems


WRITING- 21 questions; time allotted- 45 minutes. Candidates read nine passages and

answer questions that measure the essential skills required for writing:

• Assessing passage development

• Assessing paragraph logic

• Assessing mechanics of writing


SCIENCE- 20 questions; time allotted- 30 minutes. The test measures the candidate’s

knowledge of physiology in the following areas:

• Cardiovascular system

• Electrolytes

• Gastrointestinal system

• Immune system

• Neurology

• Renal system

• Hematological system

• Homeostasis

• Respiratory system

• Sensory system

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