NCSBN's Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination v8.0

NCSBN's Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination v8.0

Take the stress out of studying!

Cost: 3 weeks - $50  |  5 weeks - $70  |  8 weeks - $100  |  15 weeks - $160

CE Credit: N/A

Subscription Length: 3 weeks, 5 weeks, 8 weeks, 15 weeks

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Prepare confidently with the most comprehensive review available.

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Every year, an editorial team consisting of nursing faculty from across the U.S reviews all course content and items in this self-paced online NCLEX-RN review course. New items are continuously developed and added to ensure proper representation of the 2013 NCLEX-RN Test Plan content. Version 8.0 was launched in November 2014.

This means you can prepare confidently, knowing that your study materials are thorough and completely up-to-date. Register now for the NCLEX review and get started today!

Take advantage of all these student nursing-friendly features.

NCSBN’s NCLEX online review class allows you to study at your own pace, giving you unlimited 24-hour access to unparalleled NCLEX preparation resources:

  • Prepare for the real thing with over 1,300 practice “NCLEX-style” questions.  This includes alternate item types including multiple response(SATA), fill-in-the-blank and hot spot questions.

  • Reinforce learning and concepts with 2,000+ pages of comprehensive student nursing content organized to the current NCLEX test plan. Then, go over what you learned using 30+ interactive and highly engaging NCLEX online review exercises.
  • Further build your confidence by completing 30+ interactive and highly engaging quizzes, including classification quizzes.
  • Gain access to outside resources including access to Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary, A.D.A.M. SmartEngage Illustrated Encyclopedia Multimedia Edition, Epocrates® Rx Online Reference and R.A.L.E. Heart and Lung Sounds.

  • Get invaluable instructor feedback through the Ask the Instructor feature, where you can ask questions and get a timely response.
  • Study at your own pace without the added stress of deadlines in this self-paced format. 
  • Study Smart, Relax! and Remember It!  Throughout the course you will find "helper" boxes. The information in Study Smart, Relax! and Remember It! boxes are tips to help you study smarter.

Choose a NCLEX review subscription to match your deadline and budget.

You can choose to give yourself 3, 5, 8, or 15 weeks to access the course, depending on your individual schedule and budget. The amount of work you do in this course is completely up to you.

How do you decide which subscription to purchase? Students spend an average of 80 hours completing the entire review. Figure out how many hours a week you want to devote to the course and then use this chart to choose your subscription:

Subscription LengthAverage time per week needed
3 weeks (suggested study plan) 27 hours per week
5 weeks (suggested study plan) 16 hours per week
8 weeks (suggested study plan) 10 hours per week
15 weeks (suggested study plan) 5 to 6 hours per week

Register online when you’re ready to begin. You’ll enjoy immediate access to your NCLEX review course, available throughout the course of your subscription - 24/7!

Sign up for NCSBN's Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination Today!


Developed by: This course was developed by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)

Author(s): The course instructor and managing editor is Susan Richmond, MSN, RN, NCSBN Interactive Services Content Manager.

Background: Learn more about Susan Richmond, MSN, RN and read Sue's blog.

Course contributors are faculty with nursing expertise across the U.S. Read more about contributors.

Lisa Bass, MSN, CRNI, CNE
Associate Professor
Northern Essex Community College
Lawrence, MA

Beth Fahlberg PhD, RN
Clinical Associate Professor
University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI

Kelli Flack, MSN, RN
Nursing Instructor
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Sioux City, IA

Kelly Hannah, RN, MSN, MS
Nursing Instructor
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Sioux City, IA

Nancy Hinzman, DNP, MSN, RN
Associate Professor of Nursing
College of Mount St. Joseph
Cincinnati, OH

Nancy Johnston
Associate Professor PhD, CRNP
Cedar Crest College
Allentown, PA

Nickie Loftin, MSN Ed, RN, CMSRN, CNE
Nursing Professor
Lone Star College
Kingwood, TX

Karen Robertson, RN, MSN, MBA
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Rock Valley College
Rockford, IL

Susan Rouse PhD, RN, CNE
Associate Professor
Indiana University Northwest
Gary, IN

Lynette Ruckman, MSN, RN
Nursing Instructor
Jefferson Davis Community College
Brewton, AL

Genell Stites, RNC, MS
Director LPN-AAS Program
Colorado Mesa University
Grand Junction, CO