<div style="display:inline;"> <img height="1" width="1" style="border-style:none;" alt="" src="//googleads.g.doubleclick.net/pagead/viewthroughconversion/1023328155/?value=0&amp;guid=ON&amp;script=0">
student login / support
CONTACT US
CONTACT US
CONTACT US

888­·900·8380

ACCELERATED COLLEGE DEGREE COMPLETION TEST-OUT COURSES 

Shared_Course_Descriptions_cropped_shutterstock_159503864__1431952785_32288


Achieve 101

This one week course is a unique class only found at Achieve Test Prep. In this class the student is introduced to the nursing process and care plan writing. Studying skills and critical thinking are also reviewed. Frequently occurring test topics are also discussed such as Maslow, lab values and holistic patient care. Creation of medication and disease study cards are also introduced. This is a free class and is offered as a virtual introduction to our program.

American Government (CLEP Exam)
This 6 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. The course covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, American Government course. Including topics such as the institutions and policy processes of the federal government, the federal courts and civil liberties, political parties and interest groups, political beliefs and behavior, and the content and history of the Constitution. (CLEP exam)
Anatomy & Physiology (UExcel Exam)

This 10 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. This class and exam corresponds to an introductory, two-semester sequence of courses in anatomy and physiology. The course covers material typically presented in a two semester, 6 credit, Anatomy & Physiology course. This class covers the human body (cavities, planes, cell structure, tissues, skin and fluid); chemical basis of life (reactions, organic and inorganic compounds, and atomic structure); support and motion (skeletal system, supporting tissue, muscle tissue and physiology); regulatory mechanisms (nervous system, endocrine system and digestive system); and maintenance of the body (circulatory, respiratory, and digestive systems). (UExcel exam)

Art of the Western World (DSST Exam)
This 6 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. The course covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, Art of teh Western World course. Topics reviewed - Renaissance, Baroque, and Realism. (DSST exam)
Chemistry (CLEP Exam)

This 10 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. The course covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, Chemistry course. A survey of basic chemical and biochemical principles relevant to understanding human health, industry, and the environment. (CLEP exam)

College Mathematics (CLEP Exam)

This 8 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. The course covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, College Mathematics course. Not for non-mathematics majors and majors in fields not requiring knowledge of advanced mathematics. Basic Math concepts are reviewed. It is assumed that candidates are familiar with currently taught mathematics vocabulary, symbols and notation. (CLEP exam)

English Composition (UExcel Exam)

This 8 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. The course covers material typically presented in a two semester, 6 credit, English Composition course. The ability to persuade a reader; to understand and compose an extended argument; to analyze and respond appropriately to written texts including literary texts; to use and document sources; and to recognize and write about revision and editing processes. Also reviewed are the ability to organize knowledge, ideas, and information; to use strategies such as narration, illustration, explanation, description, comparison and contrast, division, classification, and cause and effect in appropriate ways; to choose a tone and point of view appropriate for a specified situation; to develop and maintain a controlling idea and a coherent organization; and to write within the rhetorical, syntactic, and mechanical conventions of Standard Written American English. (UExcel exam)

Ethics: Theory & Practice (UExcel Exam)

This 5 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. The course covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, Ethics Theory & Practice course. Topics reviewed - Ethical knowledge and how to apply this knowledge to practical ethical situations. Case studies and related sets of multiple-choice questions are discussed. Knowledge categories include basic theories and concepts such as utilitarianism, natural law theory, justice, duties and obligations, and rights. (UExcel exam)

Ethics in America (DSST Exam)

This 6 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. The course covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, Ethics in America course. Topics reviewed - Ethical theorists such as Plato, Socrates and Aristotle will be discussed in this class. War and peace, Bioethics and human rights. (DSST exam)

History of the United States I: Early Colonization to 1877 (CLEP Exam)

This 7 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. The course covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, History of the United States I: Early Colonization to 1877 course. Topics include - the period of United States history from early European colonization to the end of Reconstruction, with a focus on the period of 1790-1877. English colonies of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries will also be reviewed. (CLEP exam)

Human/Cultural Geography (DSST Exam)
This 6 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. The course covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, Human Cultural Geography course. Topics reviewed - culture & environment, settlement patterns, and political & regional geography. (DSST exam)
Human Growth and Development (CLEP Exam)
This 6 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. The course covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, Human Growth and Development course. Class material will cover the major theories and research related to the broad categories of physical development, cognitive development, and social development. (CLEP exam)
Introduction to Philosophy (UExcel Exam)

This 6 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. The course covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, Introduction to Philosophy course.This class will focus on understanding logic and reasoning. A brief history of philosophy, metaphysics and ethical reasoning will also be reviewed. (UExcel exam)

Introduction to Sociology (UExcel Exam)
This 4 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. The course covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, Introduction to Sociology course. The course focuses on the following areas: Institutions (family, educational, political, economics, communications); Social Patterns (demographics, geography, and community); Social Processes (groups, change, socialization, culture and roles); Social Stratification (mobility, power, race, and ethnic relations, gender and aging) as well as the history of sociology and sociological theory. (UExcel exam)
Introduction to World Religions (DSST Exam)

This 5 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills.  The course covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, Introduction to World Religions course. This class reflects the study of major religions as viewed in their social and historical contexts. It draws content from sociology, psychology and philosophy. (DSST exam)

Introductory Psychology (CLEP Exam)

This 4 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. The course covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, Introductory Psychology course. Review topics include: psychological theory, principals and terminology. The subject matter is drawn from the following topics: History, Approaches and Methods; Biological Bases of Behavior; Sensation and Perception; States of Consciousness; Learning; Cognition; Motivation and Emotion; Developmental Psychology; Personality; Psychological disorders and health; Treatment of Psychological disorders; Social Psychology. (CLEP exam)

Introductory Sociology (CLEP Exam)

This 5 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. The course covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, Introductory Sociology course. The course focuses on the following areas: Institutions (family, educational, political, economics, communications); Social Patterns (demographics, geography, and community); Social Processes (groups, change, socialization, culture and roles); Social Stratification (mobility, power, race, and ethnic relations, gender and aging) as well as the history of sociology and sociological theory. (CLEP exam)

Life Span Developmental Psychology (UExcel Exam)

This 4 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. The course covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, Life Span Developmental Psychology course. Focus is on the following content areas: the study of life span development; genetics, prenatal development, and childbirth; infancy and toddlerhood; early childhood; middle childhood; adolescence; early adulthood; middle adulthood; late adulthood; and death and dying. The exam assumes knowledge of content typically learned in an introductory psychology course. (UExcel exam)

Microbiology (UExcel Exam)

This 9 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. The course covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, Microbiology course. Knowledge and understanding of bacteria, algae, fungi, protozoa, viruses, and their relationships with humans are all discussed. Includes introduction to microbiology; biology of microorganisms; control of microorganisms; disease and resistance; biology of infectious diseases; and environmental, food, and industrial microbiology. The exam assumes general knowledge of chemistry, as well as biology or anatomy and physiology. (UExcel exam)

Pathophysiology (UExcel Exam)

This 8 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. The course covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, Pathophysiology course. Acquaints the student with pathological deviations from the normal physiological activities of the major systems of the human organism. Immunological and genetic aspects of diseases will be included. (UExcel exam)

Principles of Public Speaking (DSST Exam)

This 7 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. The course covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, Principles of Public Speaking course.Topics reviewed - Basic principles and practices of oral communication. (DSST exam)

Spanish Language: Levels 1 and 2 (CLEP Exam)
This 10 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. The course covers material typically presented in a two semester, 6 credit, Spanish Language course. This class will review aspects of the language that are required to pass the examination. Basic Spanish language proficiencies in the areas of comprehension, verbal communication, grammar and cultural skills will be reviewed. (CLEP exam)
Spanish Language (UExcel Exam)

This 8 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. The course covers material typically presented in a two semester, 6 credit, Spanish Language course. This class will review aspects of the language that are required to pass the examination. Basic Spanish language proficiencies in the areas of comprehension, verbal communication, grammar and cultural skills will be reviewed. (UExcel exam)

Statistics (UExcel Exam)

This 8 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills.  The course covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, Statistics course. It measures knowledge and understanding of the fundamental concepts of descriptive and inferential statistics. Questions about the meaning and application of basic statistical ideas are included. A basic knowledge of algebra is assumed. (UExcel exam)

nursing courses

Clinical Assessment Prep (CPNE Exam)

This 24 hour course prepares you to test out of the Excelsior Clinical Performance in Nursing Examination (CPNE). This is a test prep course that provides an overview of material from this 2 ½ day exam. This is a hands-on workshop that includes direct practice using a simulated lab. The student will have the opportunity to review simulated lab situations including dressing changes and secondary medication administration. Patient care scenarios and care plans will also be reviewed. (CPNE exam)

Introduction to Clinical Prep (CPNE Exam)

This 2 week course prepares you to test out of this college course and is not the actual college course. This is a test prep course that provides an overview of material from the exam and is not a course to deliver occupational skills.

The Introduction to Clinical Preparation course is the first course of a two course series that prepares you for the CNPE by Excelsior College. This first part educates the student on how to apply the nursing process involving critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills. Critical Elements and Areas of Care are reviewed to help guide the student in their delivery of patient care during the CPNE exam. Assessment skills are reviewed so that the student is able to meet acceptable standards of care and the minimal level for entry into nursing as an RN. Clinical Decision Making and Care plan development are explored through the use of practice scenarios where the student can develop a plan of care utilizing the nursing process. Patient evaluation and helping the student learn to focus on identifying a priority diagnosis for the patient at the time of the exam, reviewing the steps involved in writing an evaluation statement regarding the patient's progress. (CPNE exam)

N104 - Essentials of Nursing Care: Health Safety (ECE Exam)

This 6 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. Topics reviewed - Safety (medication, physical, emotional, environmental) in the care of patients across the life span and promotion, wellness, and self-responsibility are discussed. Critical thinking skills and caring behaviors needed to provide and manage care for these patients are stressed. Care plans, Medication calculation, Patient education, Communication skills, Wound care and Health prevention are just a few of the topics covered. (ECE exam)

N105 - Essentials of Nursing Care: Health Differences (ECE Exam)

This 6 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. Topics reviewed - This course is based on health issues related to nutrition, elimination, oxygenation, fluid and electrolyte balance, and rest and activity. Evaluating lab results, IV fluid management, Sleep disorders, Elimination/Urinary disorders are also included in this course. Note: students who wish to enroll with the College within 5 years of graduating from LPN do not need to take this class. (ECE exam)

N106 – is now called N109

This course name has changed to N109

N107 - is now called N209

This course name has changed to N209

N108 - Transition to Registered Professional Nurse Role (ECE Exam)

This 6 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. Topics reviewed - Covers the knowledge and skills related to RN professional role development (provider and manager of care and member of profession). Emphasis is placed on managerial, supervisory, and delegation functions essential to the RN role. Differentiation between associate, baccalaureate, and graduate-level nursing roles are discussed along with factors affecting the health care delivery system; role functioning of interdisciplinary teams; and legal, ethical, and educational aspects of current nursing practice. Influences of nursing history, nursing organizations, and regulatory bodies impacting nursing functions in the delivery of care are examined. (ECE exam)

N109 - Essentials of Nursing Care: Chronicity (ECE Exam)

This 6 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. Topics reviewed - Caring for culturally diverse patients across the life span that are experiencing chronic illness, disability, or end of life issues. Comfort, Cultural sensitivity, Pain management, Grief, Eye and Ear disorders are also addressed. (ECE exam)

N209 - Reproductive Health (ECE Exam)

This 6 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. Topics reviewed - Human sexuality, needs of the childbearing family, congenital anomalies, genetic disorders, and reproductive disorders. STD’s, Maternity care, Newborn assessment and Prostate disease are also discussed. (ECE exam)

N211 - Health Differences Across the Life Span 1 (ECE Exam)

This 6 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. Topics reviewed - Patients that are experiencing health issues related to cardiovascular and respiratory illness or who are experiencing abnormal cell growth. Cancer, Lung disorders and all aspects of Cardiac disease are discussed as well as the nursing care and assessment related to these diseases. Appropriate medications are also reviewed. (ECE exam)

N212 - Health Differences Across the Life Span 2 (ECE Exam)

This 6 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. Topics reviewed - The care of patients with Psychiatric disorders, regulatory disorders, and metabolic health issues. Behavioral responses include patients with a variety of Psychiatric disorders including cognitive impairments. Regulatory mechanisms include patients with adrenal, thyroid and parathyroid, pituitary, and kidney disorders. Metabolic disorders include patients with liver, gall bladder, and pancreatic disorders. Diabetic teaching, Psych. medications and Critical thinking are also reviewed. (ECE exam)

N213 - Health Differences Across the Life Span 3 (ECE Exam)

This 6 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. It is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. Topics reviewed - Musculoskeletal disorders, infectious and communicable diseases, tissue trauma, and neurological dysfunction are all reviewed in this class. STD’s, HIV, TB, care of patients in traction and stroke patients are also discussed. Appropriate medications are also reviewed. (ECE exam)

N214 - is now called N108

This class name has changed to N108.

NCLEX-RN Review (NCLEX-RN Exam)

This 6 week course is a test prep course that provides an overview of material from the exam. The NCLEX test requires that you understand the basic principles of nursing and apply this to different elements of patient safety management. Our review course will include practice questions and an overview of the topics covered on the exam. These review topics include but are not limited to: Drug Distribution, Maternity care, all disease processes involving patient care, therapeutic communication, etc. (NCLEX-RN exam)

NCLEX-PN Review (NCLEX-PN Review)
This 5 week course is a test prep course that provides an overview of material from the exam. The NCLEX test requires that you understand the basic principles of nursing and apply this to different elements of patient safety management. Our review course will include practice questions and an overview of the topics covered on the exam. These review topics include but are not limited to: Fluid & Electrolytes, Cardiac, Maternity Nursing, Pediatric Nursing, etc. (NCLEX-PN exam)
TEAS V Prep (TEAS V Exam)
This 5 week course is a test prep course that provides an overview of material for the exam. The TEAS V test requires that you have essential academic skills. Our review course will include practice questions and an overview of the topics covered on the exam. These review topics include but are not limited to: Reading, Science, Mathematics, and English and Language Usage. (TEAS V exam)

Request More Information

New Call-to-action

Testimonials

Testimonials

New Call-to-action

Request More Information

Financing Your BSN or RN

Free Online Seminar

Testimonials

Curious about the salary difference?

Salary Guide