If you are using HESI Evolve, Picmonic can maximize the effectiveness of your exam prep. Picmonic helps nursing students master facts while completing HESI Exit exam practice questions.


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Why Picmonic for HESI Review?

What Students Say

Shannon L
Shannon L
Nursing Student
Hunter College

HESI is a good test bank to help you practice test taking and understanding what the question is asking for. They provide rationales on why you got the answer right or wrong.

Nursing Student
Nightingale College

Using HESI and Picmonic together helps to improve knowledge and assess deficits.

Ashlee E
Ashlee E
Nursing Student

United States

HESI practice tests take the info we learn in class and change it just enough to make you think differently than your professors do.

Gerald B
Gerald B
Nursing Student
Nightingale College

Picmonic simplifies learning and has lots of other resources.

Alex C
Alex C
Nursing Student
University of Florida

Picmonic has great visual cues to help with memorization.

Katy B
Katy B
Nursing Student
Nightingale College

Picmonic is good for helping me recall information.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does HESI stand for?

HESI stands for Health Education Systems, Inc, an organization that provides an exam that is often administered in nursing school to show proficiency.

What is in the HESI A2 exam?

The HESI exam is taken to gain entrance into nursing school. The exam tests students on nine subjects: Vocabulary & General Knowledge, Reading Comprehension, Grammar, Basic Math Skills, Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Chemistry, and Physics.

What is on the HESI Exit Exam?

The core subject areas of the HESI exit exam are Nursing Process (Assessment, Analysis, Planning, Implementation, Evaluation), Client Needs (Safe/Effective Environment, Management of Care, Safety and Infection Control, Health Promotion and maintenance, Psychosocial Integrity, Physiological Integrity, Basic Care and Comfort, Pharmaceutical and Parenteral Tx, Reduce Risk Potential, Physio Adaption), Specialty Area (Community Health, Critical Care, Fundamentals, Geriatrics, Maternity, Medical Surgical, Pathophysiology, Pediatrics, Professional Issues, Psychiatric/Mental Health), Nursing Process (Assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation), Client Needs (Infection control, basic care and comfort, health promotion and maintenance, care management and safety), Specialty Areas (Critical care, geriatrics, pediatrics and mental and psychiatric care)

How do I study for the HESI Exit exam?

HESI Elsevier provides study guides and exam prep materials for students to review before taking the test. Picmonic can be used alongside these guides to learn topics and remember facts you might be struggling with.

Is the HESI Exit exam hard?

The HESI exam can be tricky so it is important to pay close attention to questions. Test writers write trick questions that may mislead you to the wrong answers.

Is HESI Exit exam harder than NCLEX®?

The HESI may be a bit more difficult, but it serves as a practice exam to prepare nursing students for the NCLEX exam.

What is a good HESI score?

A good HESI A2 exam score can be between 80%-100%. A good HESI Exit exam score is 850+, indicating that it is likely that a student will pass the NCLEX.

What is a passing score for the HESI A2 exam?

The passing score for the HESI A2 exam varies from school to school. Check with your institution, but the minimum score for many nursing schools is between 75% and 80% on each section of the exam.

How many questions are on the HESI?

The HESI A2 exam contains a total of 326 questions. The HESI RN Exit exam has 150 questions.

How to study for the HESI?

To prepare for the HESI Exit exam you must be familiar with the format of the exam. Studying for the HESI using flashcards and practice exams can greatly increase your confidence when taking the exam. Since the exam can be tricky, it is key to read questions carefully. You must also realize the exam does not have a “fail” or “pass”.

To maximize your study and review time, use Picmonic to commit hard to remember facts to memory, and retain what you learn longer.

Is HESI exam free?

Although the practice exams and study materials are often available for free, the cost of taking the exam will vary from school to school.

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More than 1 million healthcare students have used Picmonic to study in nursing school and ace board/certification exams on their way to becoming successful nursing professionals.

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