The Royal Pentagon Review Specialists, Inc.


The NCLEX-RN Review

Program of Pentagon is aligned with the NCLEX Test Plan

  1. Safe and Effective Care Environment
    • Management of Care
    • Safety and Infection Control
  2. Health Promotion and Maintenance
  3. Psychosocial Integrity
  4. Physiological Integrity
    • Basic Care and Comfort
    • Pharmacological and Parenteral Therapies
    • Reduction of Risk Potential
    • Physiological Adaptation

Comprehensive NCLEX Topics

Safe and Effective Care Environment

The nurse promotes achievement of client outcomes by providing and directing nursing care that enhances the care delivery setting in order to protect clients and health care personnel.

Management of Care – providing and directing nursing care that enhances the care delivery setting to protect clients and health care personnel.

Related content includes but is not limited to:

  1. Advance Directives / Self-determination / Life planning
  2. Advocacy
  3. Accident/Error/Injury Prevention & Safe Use of Equipment
  4. Case Management
  5. Client Rights
  6. Collaboration with Interdisciplinary Team
  7. Assignment, Delegation and Supervision
  8. Establishing Priorities
  9. Concepts of Management
  10. Confidentiality / Information Security
  11. Ethical Practice
  12. Informed Consent
  13. Information Technology
  14. Legal Rights and Responsibilities
  15. Organ Donation
  16. Performance Improvement (Quality Improvement)
  17. Safety and Infection Control – protecting clients and health care personnel from health and environmental hazards.
  18. Accident/Error/Injury Prevention
  19. Safe Use of Equipment
  20. Emergency Response Plan
  21. Security Plan
  22. Ergonomic Principles Standard Precautions/Transmission Handling Hazardous and Infectious Materials Based Precautions/Surgical Asepsis
  23. Home Safety Use of Restraints/Safety Devices
  24. Reporting of Incident/Event/Irregular Occurrence/Variance

Health Promotion and Maintenance

The nurse provides and directs nursing care of the client that incorporates the knowledge of expected growth and development principles; prevention and/or early detection of health problems, and strategies to achieve optimal health.

Related content includes but is not limited to:

  1. Aging Process High Risk Behaviors
  2. Ante/Intra/Postpartum and Newborn Care Lifestyle Choices
  3. Developmental Stages and Transitions Self-Care
  4. Health Promotion/Disease Prevention Techniques of Physical Assessment
  5. Health Screening

Psychosocial Integrity

The nurse provides and directs nursing care that promotes and supports the emotional, mental and social wellbeing of the client experiencing stressful events, as well as clients with acute or chronic mental illness.

Related content includes but is not limited to:

  1. Abuse/Neglect Family Dynamics
  2. Behavioral Interventions Grief and Loss
  3. Chemical and Other Dependencies/ Mental Health Concepts Substance Use Disorder Religious and Spiritual Influences on Health
  4. Coping Mechanisms Sensory/Perceptual Alterations
  5. Crisis Intervention Stress Management
  6. Cultural Awareness/Cultural Influences Support Systems on Health Therapeutic Communication
  7. End of Life Care Therapeutic Environment

Physiological Integrity

The nurse promotes physical health and wellness by providing care and comfort, reducing client risk potential and managing health alterations.
Basic Care and Comfort – providing comfort and assistance in the performance of activities of daily living.

Related content includes but is not limited to:

  1. Assistive Devices Nutrition and Oral Hydration
  2. Elimination Personal Hygiene
  3. Mobility/Immobility Rest and Sleep
  4. Non-Pharmacological Comfort Interventions
  5. Pharmacological and Parenteral Therapies – providing care related to the administration of medications and parenteral therapies
  6. Adverse Effects/Contraindications/Side Expected Actions/Outcomes Effects/Interactions Medication Administration
  7. Blood and Blood Products Parenteral/Intravenous Therapies
  8. Central Venous Access Devices Pharmacological Pain Management
  9. Dosage Calculation Total Parenteral Nutrition
  10. Reduction of Risk Potential – reducing the likelihood that clients will develop complications or health problems related to existing conditions, treatments or procedures.
  11. Changes/Abnormalities in Vital Signs Potential for Complications from Surgical
  12. Diagnostic Tests Procedures and Health Alterations
  13. Laboratory Values System Specific Assessments
  14. Potential for Alterations in Body Systems Therapeutic Procedures
  15. Potential for Complications of Diagnostic Tests/Treatments/Procedures
  16. Physiological Adaptation – managing and providing care for clients with acute, chronic or life threatening physical health conditions.
  17. Alterations in Body Systems Medical Emergencies
  18. Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances Pathophysiology
  19. Hemodynamics Unexpected Response to Therapies
  20. Illness Management