NRP online examination

  1. 0 I remember the last NRP test I had to take was a written test and it was much easier!

    I'm doing the online test right now and I only got to part 3 of part 12 and I failed already. Had to repay the $23 and start all over.

    any advice tips? I don't want to have to do that again... err.
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  3. Visit  violet_violet profile page

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    From 'CA'; Joined Jul '10; Posts: 126; Likes: 31.

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  4. Visit  babyktchr profile page
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    I did the same thing. I sat with the book, a study guide and a coworker and was sweating bullets everytime I hit submit. Section 3 is KILLER.
  5. Visit  babyktchr profile page
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    I did the same thing. I sat with the book, a study guide and a coworker and was sweating bullets everytime I hit submit. Section 3 is KILLER.
  6. Visit  violet_violet profile page
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    I am on section 3 right now and it's my 3rd time taking it... argh! I hope it's only this section that is the killer
  7. Visit  klone profile page
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    You have the book, right?
  8. Visit  babyktchr profile page
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    I feel for you. Section 3 was the worst, but there are some very tricky questions in some later chapters as well. Keep the book with you at all times.
  9. Visit  itsnowornever profile page
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    I only missed 3 questions total in the whole thing. Keep the book with you, look up each question.
  10. Visit  QEOLAdvocate profile page
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    I'm doing an online NRP refresher type course before I have to go do the on site skills validation course.. I'm on Chapter 2 and I'm really confused about something and wondering if anyone can give me more insight...

    I have been NRP certified before through a hospital where I was a nurse extern on a L&D floor...

    As I'm going through chapter 2, there is a section on suctioning the trachea... as I'm reading the procedure on what to do and taking notes... all of this seems a little out of the scope of a RN and has me worried... I feel like inserting a laryngoscope, inserting an endotracheal tube... is that within the scope of a RN?

    I guess what I am asking is this... can anyone who has had to put their NRP skills to use in a real life situation tell me if a nurse was the one putting in the ET tube/laryngoscope...

    I'm a little concerned about if that is an expectation... if it is then I'll go back and find a way to practice it before I get to the skills validation course...

    Thanks!
  11. Visit  Fyreflie profile page
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    Quote from PedsOncHopeful
    I'm doing an online NRP refresher type course before I have to go do the on site skills validation course.. I'm on Chapter 2 and I'm really confused about something and wondering if anyone can give me more insight...

    I have been NRP certified before through a hospital where I was a nurse extern on a L&D floor...

    As I'm going through chapter 2, there is a section on suctioning the trachea... as I'm reading the procedure on what to do and taking notes... all of this seems a little out of the scope of a RN and has me worried... I feel like inserting a laryngoscope, inserting an endotracheal tube... is that within the scope of a RN?

    I guess what I am asking is this... can anyone who has had to put their NRP skills to use in a real life situation tell me if a nurse was the one putting in the ET tube/laryngoscope...

    I'm a little concerned about if that is an expectation... if it is then I'll go back and find a way to practice it before I get to the skills validation course...

    Thanks!
    It is my understanding that there are few places where RNs are trained to intubate. That being said, all RNs need to understand the correct technique to be able to assist the intubator. I have done intubation in skills drills but at my last recert our instructor very specifically stopped short of having us intubate as part of the megacode, focusing on the steps that we would be expected to know and practice within our scope.

    I would check with the facility you'll be/are working for. If they don't teach RNs to intubate I can't see that it would be part of your exam in practice.
  12. Visit  itsnowornever profile page
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    Quote from Fyreflie

    It is my understanding that there are few places where RNs are trained to intubate. That being said, all RNs need to understand the correct technique to be able to assist the intubator. I have done intubation in skills drills but at my last recert our instructor very specifically stopped short of having us intubate as part of the megacode, focusing on the steps that we would be expected to know and practice within our scope.

    I would check with the facility you'll be/are working for. If they don't teach RNs to intubate I can't see that it would be part of your exam in practice.
    This!!!! We do suction though.
  13. Visit  SwimNurseRun profile page
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    I think that it is relative to ACLS training in med/surg... It is important to have the training and understand what to expect when running a code. Maybe in emergencies you would be the one to get things started before the doctor gets there, but doctors usually are the ones to shout out orders. RNs should be definitely be trained in intubating newborns, but in an optimal situation you would have an NNP to take over for you, but you would still be assisting them and should understand the process of what they are doing.
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  14. Visit  jennyrn3 profile page
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    Unfortunately, the NRP exam is supposed to be closed book (honor system), but I don't see how in the world it could be passed that way as a first timer! I have failed even with the book open!
  15. Visit  klone profile page
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    When I took the online exam in November, there was nothing that said it was closed book.


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