From the NBCSN website: http://www.nbcsn.com/examdefault.htm#content
The national exam for school nurses is a written exam composed of a maximum of 250 multiple-choice, objective questions with a total testing time of four (4) hours.
For a complete Content Outline and Sample Questions, please download the NCSN Handbook for Candidates from this page
or request one from the Professional Testing Corporation at email@example.com
The exam will be weighted in approximately the following manner:
25% HEALTH APPRAISAL
30% HEALTH PROBLEMS AND NURSING MANAGEMENT
20% HEALTH PROMOTION/DISEASE PREVENTION
10% SPECIAL HEALTH ISSUES
15% PROFESSIONAL ISSUES
Exam preparation is a unique process for each candidate. School nurses come to the practice from a wide range of backgrounds. Exam questions are chosen from a larger pool of questions enabling variation on exam content.
Although there is no single study guide, a List of Resources, which may be helpful in preparing, is included in the NCSN Handbook for Candidates. In addition, you will find Sample Questions.
The NBCSN State Liaison program was established, in part, to support candidates in preparing for the exam. Contact the NBCSN Administrative Office to obtain contact information for a Liaison. Discuss the exam experience and/or ask the Liaison questions about the exam.
Usually at the National Conference there is a prep session for a whole say and then the test the following day. The information is not up on the web site yet: http://www.nasn.org/Default.aspx?tabid=109