HESI exam

Health Education Systems Incorporated (HESI) is a United States company that provides exams and other educational material designed to prepare student nurses for professional licensure, and predict their likely success in tests such as the NCLEX-RN.[1] Their Admission Assessment Exam is used as an entrance criterion by some nursing schools. The exams are computerized and administered online.

HESI was acquired by Elsevier in 2009.[2]

Exit Exam (E2)

Many schools use the E2 exam to assess students preparedness for external professional exams. E2 results also have a role in assessing the effectiveness of the school's curriculum and faculty.[3]

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  1. HESI exams: an overview of reliability and validity.. Computers, Informatics, Nursing : CIN. 2008 [Retrieved 20 December 2014];26(5 Suppl):39S-45S. doi:10.1097/01.NCN.0000336442.01671.c6. PMID 18791390.
  2. "Health Education Systems Incorporated (HESI) joins Elsevier". Elsevier. 9 January 2006. Retrieved 20 December 2014.
  3. Impact of HESI specialty exams: the ninth HESI Exit Exam validity study. Journal of Professional Nursing. 2013;29(2):S10–S16. doi:10.1016/j.profnurs.2012.06.011. PMID 23566499.
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