As if nursing school exams aren’t enough, some programs require you to take semesterly HESI exams. The HESI exam is designed to better your chances of passing the NCLEX. Each semester’s HESI correlates to the semester’s materials. For instance, during your Psychiatric semester, your HESI will be only Psychiatric questions. This allows you to study … Read More
Staying calm is easier said than done, but it is imperative the night before HESI. The morning before your HESI, review simple things like question themes, strategies, and lab values. Study for a maximum of two hours then put your materials away. Keep busy during the day but don’t focus on the exam. Go on … Read More
This HESI is very straight forward. It is making sure you know how to take the exam. There are plenty of common themes that HESI wants you to pick up on and carry forward for the HESIs to come.
This HESI was one of my highest scoring HESIs. There were some themes on this HESI for sure, but the majority of it came down to knowing the material. They heavily tested on all the meds and psychiatric disorders. Read the HESI book section devoted to Psych and study the material. Do the corresponding case … Read More
Goodness gracious…this HESI covered SO much material. Luckily, all of it was covered in my corresponding nursing course. Once again there are always themes, but knowing the material is what best leads to success: Safety is the priority. Are the side rails up? If the patient is taking a PO med, have you assessed their … Read More
You could succeed on the Pediatrics HESI exam if you did well on the Med Surg exam. However, studying the Pediatrics portion of the HESI book will make the exam significantly easier for you. This being said, this exam expects that you still know the information from HESI 3: Med Surg.
Maternity is one of the largest sections in the HESI book and also one of the easier HESIs in my opinion. This HESI is big picture. They want to see if you know what to do in certain maternal scenarios.