Too much personality and psych type questions, and really has no bearing on what kind of nurse you are. Which of the following drugs is associated with the reaction of hepatitis? In the meantime, we provide. Just symptoms or a diagnosis. See if they have any information or a study guide for you. Sometimes the consequences of an unsuccessful exam will be dictated by the facility.
What do they get for it, kicks? Which of the following is not related to a drug toxicity of Atenolol? Preparation and practice tests are recommended by governmental and industrial employers as a means of optimizing test scores. Why they make all nurses take this test is absurd. Just too much to deal with on a travel assignment to do it myself. To find out more info on that specific test, try just typing the name into a search engine like Google or Yahoo or post the question on one of the travel nursing forums like or the go to and type travel nursing into the search box. Then, if you secure an assignment, but find that you will be required to take a Prophecy exam, turn down the assignment and ask your recruiter or contact the hospital directly yourself to inform them the specific reason why you will not accept a position with their hospital.
I have completed 2-4 of the competency test. Which of the following is the primary site of activity for the drug Warfarin? Which of the following drugs is associated with the reaction of Cinchonism? The first test I got 65%. Which of the following is not directly related to a drug toxicity of Ibuprofen? Some travel companies even own staffing agencies and make it a bit easier to transition back and forth from agency work to a travel assignment. A company without common sense would certainly not be allowed to control my paychecks. This is a prerequisite to traveling so I think it is just some documentation the agency can show to prove I am a safe nurse. Yes the competency tests can be tough. Finally, talk to your recruiter.
How do you manage things like health insurance, housing, time off. Only had 2 opportunities to pass with minimum 80%, so I would suggest to study based on Table of Contents, then take the test. You only get to answer the question once and can not, go back and change an answer. . So if you do not find a clear indication of what may happen spelled out in your travel contract, contact your recruiter immediately to see if taking the exam prior to leaving for your assignment is an option. With all this said, nothing is going to change unless the travel nursing companies either refuse to work with these facilities or start putting monetary contingencies in their contracts for when nurses do fail the exam.
And in case I am a complete imbecile they can prove they did everything they could. All of the things about travel have to be managed in the fashion that meets your needs. If you fly low under the radar and do not deduct too much in the way of expenses, then you may not incur an audit. When you are doing competencies at the hospital, it is too late for discussion! You can expect an interesting test that delves into the realm of the interpersonal relations of coworkers as well as other job-related facets requiring problem-solving and sound nursing judgment. The test was harder than I thought, even though I really studied for it. As to what happens should you not pass the exam, this is something that may be addressed in your contract, so I would check there first.
If we had qualified nurses in the roles of unit managers, it would seldom take an exam to know if a nurse was qualified enough to work on any given unit. If it helps, Prophecy provided a link to a Table of Contents on areas to study. For example, if you are someone who does not use their healthcare that much, perhaps you could manage any lapses in coverage. However, if continuing healthcare coverage is important to you, perhaps private insurance is your best bet when traveling. I too am a Critical Care trained Nurse since 1991.
I got a 86% so I think maybe I passed? Therefore, make sure to answer all of the questions. A third type of question is the request that the applicant provide a ranking or rating of each course of action on the basis of its effectiveness in addressing the scenario issues. They expect you to do 35 strips in 30 minutes which is too fast if you analyze them completely and the interface to view the strips in terrible. Which of the following drugs is associated with the reaction of Tendon dyfunction? All in all they are decent tests except the telemetry strip test which is terrible. But if your contract does not specify, you should contact your recruiter to find out what could happen if you do not pass. However, if you have taken the exam before, you should at least have somewhat of an idea as to the format. Which of the following is the antidote for the toxin Benzodiazepines? I have already interviewed and signed my contract.
JobTestPrep will soon provide preparation resources for the nursing field. Which of the following drugs is associated with the reaction of extreme photosensitivity? Questions were pretty similar with a few new ones thrown in. If you don't pass the 1st time, at least you've had a good look, and can better guage what to expect. Plus I work many assignments through a company that allocates more money toward housing, so I have always been pleased with their accommodations. So what can you do in the meantime? Lansoprazole is not used in which of the following cases? Preparation is the known key to enhancing test results. I can say, If all nurse had had to do this test as there annual competency, we would have a much higher quality of staff.
He is a tax guru when it comes to traveling healthcare professionals and taxes. I am the author of , in addition to my writings here and in the pages of Travel Nursing publications such as Healthcare Traveler Magazine and American Nurse Today. Studied like crazy; obviously didn't help much the first time! This kind of stuff gives me so much anxiety. I can hear the groans of everyone reading that last sentence. I had to take the Med Surg test twice. I have had many interviews vying for a travel assignment.
This will let you know what not to answer next time. I hope this offers some help in passing the exam. At no time, in any interview, have I ever been asked a multiple choice question about what I would do while working on the floor. I don't want to assume that I fail it but what happens if I do?! Which of the following is not related to a drug toxicity of Prednisone? These type of tests are common in the world of travel nursing, so if you are one who does like to review information before a test, please do not interrupt the process that works for you. Who calculates drip rates anymore? Which of the following is the antidote for the toxin Lead? I have been a nurse for 23 years. The people that make these tests are out of touch with reality and what nurses actually do.