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Planning for the NCLEX Next Generation Test Question Formats – Part 3

By Ruth Eckenstein, RN, B.S., BSN, M.Ed, and MSN / July 15, 2021
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Matrix Grid and Extended Multiple Response Questions Want to better prepare for Matrix Grid and Extended Multiple Response formats NGN questions? Continue reading Intellistem Writer’s 3-part blog series on Next Generation NCLEX (NGN) questions. As mentioned in Part 1 and Part 2 of this series the Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)…

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Writing Good NCLEX Style Answers and Distractors – Part 1

By Ruth Eckenstein, RN, B.S., BSN, M.Ed, and MSN / January 10, 2019
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Often writing strong distractors take a lot of time to get them just right. The distractors strengthen the question and allow students who know the information to pick the correct answers and to succeed on the test. However, writing distractors for nursing NCLEX style questions is often just as hard…

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