Does anyone have any suggestions on preparing for the BKAT? I know it is just an assessment tool but I would like to do well. I see on their website that you can actually order a copy of the exam but I don't have time to do that so any suggestions would be much appreciated!! I have not been able to find any study guide and very little information about how/what to study!!
I am a brand new nurse so I have taken a critical care class but only spent three months in the ICU so my practical application is still lacking.
Thanks so much for any suggestions!!!
Quote from grogan.lacey
It's not a hard test if you are competent and know what you are doing. It basically tests your ability to critically think. Go over rhythms and interventions as these are hit hard. Here is the website for the BKAT where you can find more information on the test and what to review. Just remember to breathe- it's not a hard test!
I have over 10 years of ER nursing under my belt and I took a BKAT for a per diem position. I had no prep either but was told I failed it. I have to disagree with your comment that it was an easy test, it was not. Took over an hr to complete. There is a website that you can order a copy of the test you are taking for about $15 but it takes about 4 weeks to get it.
Last edit by crnacrn07 on Jul 21, '13
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