Canadian Registered Nurse Examination 2013 FAQ
The purpose of the CRNE is to secure the public by guaranteeing that the entry-level registered nurse offers the capabilities required to practice securely and successfully.
Exam length and format: The CRNE consists of approximately 200 multiple-choice questions.
Question Presentation: Some questions on the CRNE are presented as independent questions and some are presented within cases. Independent questions contain the information necessary to answer the questions, while c ase-based questions include a set of three to five questions associated with a brief health-care scenario.
What does the CRNE test?
The CRNE tests 148 competencies that fall into four broad categories:
- Professional Practice
- Nurse-Client Partnership
- Health and Wellness
- Changes in Health
- CRNE exam development
Registered nurses interested in assisting in CRNE exam development are always welcome.