presented by Kristen L. Mauk
Financial: Kristen L. Mauk receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.
Non-Financial: Kristen L. Mauk has no competing non-financial interests or relationships with regard to the content presented in this course.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Kristen L. Mauk, PhD, DNP, RN, CRRN, GCNS-BC, GNP-BC, FAAN
Dr. Mauk has been a Professor of Nursing for many years. Prior to moving to Colorado, she was a Professor of Nursing at a large private university in Indiana for nearly 25 years, and there she held the first Kreft Endowed Chair for the Advancement of Nursing Science, a position dedicated to gerontological nursing. She…Read full bio
1. A Primer on Certification Testing
Even with excellent preparation and knowledge, some people experience a lack of test-taking savvy that can negatively impact desired results, such as those on certification exams. This chapter will coach participants in how test questions are developed, how to recognize distractors in exam items, and how to best prepare for success on the CRRN® certification test.
2. Preparing for the CRRN® Exam
This chapter helps participants familiarize themselves with the outline and structure of the CRRN® exam. Domains tested on the certification exam and sample questions will be analyzed. Resources reviewed that can be used for preparation include websites, textbooks, flash cards, and practice tests.
3. Test-Taking Strategies: Making a Personal Plan
Emotional and mental preparation is also important for test-taking success. This chapter will give strategies on test-taking success beyond knowledge of subject matter and encourage participants to develop their own plan for success.