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NLN Examination Registration LPN-BSN Registration Information 2012-2013 Updated: July 3, 2012 ADVANCED STANDING CREDIT The National League for Nursing (NLN) Acceleration Challenge Examinations offers LPNs the opportunity to earn up to 30 hours of advanced standing credit toward completion of baccalaureate-level coursework. The following are required for credit to be placed on the student's academic record: Successful completion of all four NLN examinations; Subsequent admission to the OUCN LPN-BSN program; Subsequent, successful completion of one clinical course of the LPN-BSN program; and Successful completion of 12 or more semester hours of academic coursework at the OU College of Nursing TESTING INFORMATION The University of Oklahoma College of Nursing will administer the examinations at an OU College of Nursing campus. Testing must be completed prior to applying to the LPN-BSN program. Applicants may take one exam at a time or all four exams during the same testing session. Please consult with an advisor to determine your best approach. The total cost for all exams is $240.00. EXAM TOPICS Care of the Adult Client (4 hours – 219 Questions) $80.00 Assesses knowledge of the nursing care of adult clients with a variety of common health problems. Applicable to various practice settings. Care of the Client with a Mental Disorder (2½ Hours – 132 Questions) $80.00 Addresses the broad spectrum of psychological wellness and illness. Evaluates understanding of psychosocial assessment and nursing intervention strategies to support client strengths. Care of the Client During Childbearing (2 Hours – 103 Questions) $40.00 Assesses knowledge of nursing care of clients during the antepartal, intrapartal, and postpartal periods. Care of the Child (2 Hours – 100 Questions) $40.00 Addresses the nursing care of children and adolescents in various stages of health and fitness. STUDY MATERIAL NCLEX RN review books and/or any textbooks pertaining to the above subject matters. Students are advised that test material will cover content in addition to your LPN education. Please do not attempt these exams without studying. EXAMINATION LOCATIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION: OKLAHOMA CITY CAMPUS TULSA CAMPUS LAWTON CAMPUS OU Health Sciences Center Schusterman Center Cameron University 1100 N. Stonewall, Room 123 4502 E 41st Street, Room 1F18 2800 W. Gore Blvd, Room 613 Contact: Margaret Robinson Contact: Karen Mitchell Contact: Laci Jehl (405) 271-2428, ext. 49130 (918) 660-3965 (580) 591-8091 WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU On the day of the exam the student must show your nursing license or picture identification at registration. SCORING The objective of the examinations is to validate previous learning as preparation for the accelerated LPN-BSN program. A test result of 70% is required to pass. Test results are available immediately after the test is completed. Students may only re-take each exam once to maintain eligibility for admission to the LPN-BSN program. Students that fail any exam for a second time will no longer be eligible for admission to the LPN-BSN program and will be referred to apply instead to the Traditional Two-Year BSN program. SOONER NURSING: Integrity, Compassion, Excellence Page 1 of 3 NLN Examination Registration LPN-BSN Registration Information 2012-2013 TESTING SESSIONS AND REGISTRATION DEADLINES Examination Date Test Topic Exam Registration Deadline September 27, 2012 Med-Surg September 7, 2012 Psych You may take one test during each testing session or you may take more than one/all September 28, 2012 OB / Child tests during the same session. Please November 8, 2012 Med-Surg October 19, 2012 schedule your tests with time to study Psych properly for each content area. November 9, 2012 OB / Child DEADLINES December 6, 2012 Med-Surg November 16, 2012 Registration must be RECEIVED by the Psych registration deadline. December 7, 2012 OB / Child If we receive your registration after the deadline date your registration will be January 24, 2013 Med-Surg January 4, 2013 returned. Psych A confirmation letter will be sent to all January 25, 2013 OB / Child registered students approximately one week February 21, 2013 Med-Surg February 1, 2013 before the testing session. Psych REFUND POLICY February 22, 2013 OB / Child Due to NLN examination ordering March 1, 2013 Application Deadline for Fall 2013 admission. procedure, a full refund can only be given if All exams must be completed prior to application. registration is canceled by the registration March 28, 2013 Med-Surg March 8, 2013 deadline date. Thereafter, no refunds will Psych be given. March 29, 2013 OB / Child RESCHEDULING POLICY June 13, 2013 Med-Surg May 24, 2013 Exams can only be rescheduled if cancelled Psych 24 hours prior to the testing session. Please contact the test administrator to cancel. June 14, 2013 OB / Child (405) 271-2428 August 29, 2013 Med-Surg August 9, 2013 firstname.lastname@example.org Psych August 30, 2013 OB / Child September 1, 2013 Application Deadline for Spring 2014 admission. All exams must be completed prior to application. Testing Times by Location (according to the above-listed dates) Campus Location Med-Surg Psych OB/Child (Thursday am) (Thursday pm) (Friday am) Oklahoma City 8:30 am – 12:30 pm 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm 8:30 am – 12:30 pm Lawton 8:30 am – 12:30 pm 1:30 – 4:00 pm 8:30 am – 12:30 pm Tulsa 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Please note that testing dates/times are subject to change. Please review the OU College of Nursing website routinely for the current schedule. SOONER NURSING: Integrity, Compassion, Excellence Page 2 of 3 NLN Examination Registration LPN-BSN Registration Information 2012-2013 REGISTRATION APPLICATION These examinations are only for LPNs Complete all shaded fields and then print this form. Name: Date: Social Security Number: - - Address: Street & Apartment City State Zip Telephone Number: ( ) - E-Mail Address: Confirmation of registration will be sent to this address. Year Graduated from LPN School: NURSING LICENSE INFORMATION: State: Expiration Date: License Number: * Students with a license in a state other than Oklahoma must send a copy of their license with this registration application. ANTICIPATED TERM OF ENROLLMENT: Semester: Year: WHICH TEST WILL YOU BE TAKING? TEST DATE Care of the Adult Client $80.00 Care of the Client with Mental Disorders $80.00 Care of the Client During Childbearing $40.00 Care of the Child $40.00 TEST LOCATION: (check one) OKC Tulsa Lawton METHOD OF PAYMENT: ($240 if taking all four exams at the same time) Check Check/Money Order # Make checks payable to OU College of Money Order Total Amount Enclosed $ Nursing Registering for and/or passing these exams does not guarantee your admission to the LPN-BSN program. You must complete these exams prior to applying to the program. You must complete your application to the University of Oklahoma College of Nursing in addition to taking these exams. You may find the application process online at: http://nursing.ouhsc.edu/Academic_Programs/Undergraduate/Career%20Mobility/lpn_bsn.html Return this form with payment to: OUHSC College of Nursing Attn: NLN Testing PO Box 26901 Oklahoma City, OK 73126 SOONER NURSING: Integrity, Compassion, Excellence Page 3 of 3