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ACCELERATED COLLEGE DEGREE COMPLETION TEST-OUT CLASSES

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General Education Test Prep classes

Achieve 101

This one week class 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 class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. This class and exam 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. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (CLEP exam)

Anatomy & Physiology (UExcel Exam)

This 10 week class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. This class and exam covers material typically presented in a two semester, 6 credit, Anatomy & Physiology course. The content of this class includes; anatomy of the human body, chemical basis of life, support and motion, regulatory mechanisms and maintenance. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (UExcel exam)

Art of the Western World (DSST Exam)

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

Chemistry (CLEP Exam)

This 10 week class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. This class and exam 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. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (CLEP exam)

College Algebra (CLEP Exam)
This 9 week class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. This class and exam covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, College Algebra course. The following topics are included: algebraic operations, equations and inequalities, functions and their properties, number systems and operations. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (CLEP exam)
College Algebra (DSST Exam)
This 8 week class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. This class and exam covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, College Algebra course. The following topics are included: algebraic operations, equations and inequalities, functions and their properties, number systems and operations. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (DSST exam)
College Composition (CLEP Exam)
This 8 week class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. This class and exam covers material typically presented in two semesters of first year college composition courses and provides 6 credits upon passing. Assessment of writing skills, including analysis, argumentation, synthesis, usage, ability to recognize logical development and research are covered to prepare the student for the exam. This exam contains both multiple choice questions and 2 essays. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (CLEP exam)
College Composition with Modular (CLEP Exam)
This 8 week class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. This class and exam covers material typically presented in two semesters of first year college composition courses and provides 6 credits upon passing. Assessment of writing skills, including analysis, argumentation, synthesis, usage, ability to recognize logical development and research are covered to prepare the student for the exam. This exam contains both multiple choice questions and 2 essays scored by either CLEP or the college you are seeking credit from. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (CLEP exam)
College Mathematics (CLEP Exam)

This 8 week class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. This class and exam covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, College Mathematics course for majors in fields not requiring advanced knowledge of mathematics. Review of basic math and the following topics are included: sets, logic, real number systems, functions and graphs, probability and statistics, as well as topics in algebra and geometry. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (CLEP exam)

College Writing (UExcel Exam)
This 8 week class prepares you to "test out" of this college class. This class and exam covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, College Writing course. The course and exam measures the student’s ability to organize facts and thoughts, implement symbolic strategies and points of view; develop and maintain a controlling idea and coherent organization; and write within the rhetorical, syntactic, and mechanical conventions of Standard Written American English. (UExcel exam)
English Composition (UExcel Exam)

This 8 week class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. This class and exam 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 are reviewed in this course. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (UExcel exam)

English Literature (CLEP Exam)

This 10 week class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. This class and exam covers material typically presented in a one to two semester, 3-6 credit, English Literature course (credits awarded are dependent on the student's selected college). This course covers a variety of anthologies from Beowulf to the present and assists in the development of an appreciation of English literature.  Familiarity with and understanding of major writers is expected, as is knowledge of literary periods and common literary terms, themes, and forms. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (CLEP exam)

Ethics: Theory & Practice (UExcel Exam)

This 5 week class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. This class and exam covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, Ethics Theory & Practice course. Topics reviewed include basic theories and concepts such as utilitarianism, natural law theory, justice, duties and obligations, and rights. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (UExcel exam)

History of the United States I: Early Colonization to 1877 (CLEP Exam)
This 7 week class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. This class and exam covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, History of the United States I: Early Colonization to 1877 course. US history from early European colonization to the end of Reconstruction are reviewed. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (CLEP exam)
Human Growth and Development (CLEP Exam or DSST Exam)

This 6 week class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. This class and exam 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. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (CLEP exam or DSST exam)

Introduction to Educational Psychology (CLEP Exam)
This 5 week class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. This class and exam covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, Introductory Educational Psychology course. Topics reviewed include: Educational Philosophy, Cognitive and Behavioral Perspectives, Development, Motivation, Testing, Pedagogy and Research. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (CLEP exam)
Introduction to Philosophy (UExcel Exam)

This 6 week class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. This class and exam 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. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (UExcel exam)

Introductory Psychology (CLEP Exam or UExcel Exam)

This 4 week class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. This class and exam covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, Introductory Psychology course. Topics reviewed include psychological theory, principals and terminology. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (CLEP exam or UExcel exam)

Introductory Sociology (CLEP Exam)

This 5 week class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. This class and exam covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, Introductory Sociology course. The course focuses on the following areas: Institutions, Social Patterns, Social Processes, Social Stratification, as well as the history of sociology and sociological theory. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (CLEP exam)

Introduction to Sociology (UExcel Exam)

This 4 week class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. This class and exam 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, and 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. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (UExcel exam)

Introduction to World Religions (DSST Exam)

This 5 week class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. This class and exam 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. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (DSST exam)

Life Span Developmental Psychology (UExcel Exam)

This 4 week class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. This class and exam 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. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (UExcel exam)

Macroeconomics (UExcel or CLEP Exam)

This 6 week course prepares you to "test out" of this college class. This class and exam covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, Introductory Macroeconomics course. The course covers principles of economics that apply to an economy as a whole, including output and income, general price level, and relationships between sectors of the economy. (UExcel or CLEP Exam)

Microbiology (UExcel Exam)

This 9 week class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. This class and exam course covers material typically presented in a one semester, 3 credit, Microbiology course. The topics reviewed include introduction to microbiology; biology of microorganisms; control of microorganisms; disease and resistance; biology of infectious diseases; and environmental, food, and industrial microbiology. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (UExcel exam)

Pathophysiology (UExcel Exam)

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

Principles of Public Speaking (DSST Exam)

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

Spanish Language: Levels 1 and 2 (CLEP Exam)

This 10 week class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. This class and exam covers material typically presented in a two semester, 6 credit, Spanish Language course. This class will review basic Spanish language proficiencies in the areas of comprehension, verbal communication, grammar, and cultural skills will be reviewed. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (CLEP exam)

Spanish Language (UExcel Exam)

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

Statistics (UExcel Exam)

This 8 week class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. This class and exam 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. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (UExcel exam)

nursing Test Prep classes

Clinical Assessment Prep (CPNE Exam)

This 24 hour class 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)

The Introduction to Clinical Preparation 2 week class is the first class of a two class 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.

This is a test prep course that provides an overview of material from the exam and is not a class to deliver occupational skills.(CPNE exam)

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

This 6 week course prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. 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. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (ECE exam)

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

This 6 week class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. Topics reviewed - This class 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. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (ECE exam)

N106 – is now called N109

This class name has changed to N109

N107 - is now called N209

This class name has changed to N209

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

This 6 week class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. 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. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (ECE exam)

N109 - Foundations in Nursing Practice (ECE Exam)

This 6 week class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. 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. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (ECE exam)

N209 - Reproductive Health (ECE Exam)

This 6 week class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. 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. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (ECE exam)

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

This 6 week class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. 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. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (ECE exam)

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

This 6 week class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. 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. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (ECE exam)

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

This 6 week class prepares you to 'test out' of this college class. 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. This is not the actual college class nor is it intended to deliver occupational skills. (ECE exam)

N214 - is now called N108

This class name has changed to N108.

NCLEX-RN Review (NCLEX-RN Exam)

This 6 week class 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 clas 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 class 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)

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