CPNRE Predictor Test

$50.00

Developed to assist you in preparing to take the CPNRE, whether you have several months or only a couple weeks to prepare for the examination.

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Features


85 multiple-choice questions


Questions used from previous CPNRE exams


Available in French and English


Performance Profile test results (PDF)

The CPNRE Predictor Test is designed to help gauge how ready you are to take the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination (CPNRE). Using the CPNRE Predictor Test will help you review and integrate the concepts you have learned in your practical nursing program and provide you with an assessment of your skills in applying that knowledge. If you require a Practice Test, we recommend the CPNRE Prep Guide.

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What you get

Format of the test

Scoring & results

Technical requirements

What you get

  • One (1) assessment code allowing you to log in to the CPNRE Predictor Test. Once you have logged in to the test, you must complete the test within the specified two-hour timeframe
  • A Performance Profile will be available once you have completed the CPNRE Predictor Test
  • How-To Guide for taking the CPNRE Predictor Test

Following your purchase, you will receive an email with an assessment code which is needed to log in to the test. You will receive another email with a link to the How-To Guide. It is suggested that you read the How-To Guide before you login to the test.

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Format of the test

  • Available in English and French
  • You must complete the test within the specified two-hour timeframe
  • Access to your test results, in the form of a Performance Profile (available to download)

The CPNRE Predictor Test is a two-hour online test, consisting of 85 multiple-choice questions matching the Blueprint for the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination (CPNRE).

  • Each question on the test, whether in the case or independent format, contains a stem and four options. The stem is typically made up of one to three sentences that provide relevant information and the specific practical nursing question that is being asked. The options are the possible answers to the question asked. Of the four options, one is the correct answer and the remaining three are incorrect options
  • The CPNRE Predictor Test is available in English and French. You can select the language when you start the test and you can switch between languages while taking the test
  • You must complete the test within the specified two-hour timeframe
  • Once you have completed the CPNRE Predictor Test and submitted your answers, you will have access to your test results, in the form of a Performance Profile. The Performance Profile will be available to download and save in PDF format.

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Scoring

Your total score on the online Practice Test is calculated as the number of questions on the test that you answered correctly. In addition, your performance is also presented by competency categories, cognitive levels and client age categories. Your performance on each level is calculated as the number of questions in that level that you answered correctly.

Results

The CPNRE Predictor Test can help focus your studying by identifying your areas of strength and weakness. After you complete the CPNRE Predictor Test, you will be able to review your Performance Profile to identify areas of performance strength and weakness. The Performance Profile provides the following:

  • Your score on the CPNRE Predictor Test
  • Your probability of passing the CPNRE
  • Your score in each of the competency categories, cognitive levels and client age categories tested by the CPNRE. This allows you to determine the areas in which you need to focus your studying.

Technical requirements

The online Practice Test is delivered using the same test delivery system as the computer-based CPNRE. You will require these technical requirements in order to take the test.

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  • A computer connected to reliable Internet
  • Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer 11
  • Full screen mode

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between the CPNRE Predictor Tests and the CPNRE Prep Guide?

The CPNRE Predictor Test is designed to help you gauge your readiness for the CPNRE. In comparison, the CPNRE Prep Guide is designed to help you review and integrate the concepts you have learned in your practical nursing program; it will also help you assess your skills in applying that knowledge. The CPNRE Prep Guide can be used to enhance your readiness to write the CPNRE.

What is the difference between the CPNRE Predictor Tests and the Practice Test in the CPNRE Prep Guide?

The Practice Test found in the CPNRE Prep Guide is a full-length 165 multiple-choice question test that is built according to the CPNRE Blueprint. The primary purpose of the Practice Test is to help you prepare to take the CPNRE. With the CPNRE Prep Guide, you are provided with a full-length test along with an answer key, rationales and two current references for each question. At the completion of the online Practice Test, you will have access to your Performance Profile which will identify areas of performance strength and weakness. As such, it is an excellent study tool. The Practice Test is available in PDF format and as an online test that uses the same test delivery system as the computer-based CPNRE.

The CPNRE Predictor Test is an 85-question multiple-choice test that is built according to the CPNRE Blueprint. The primary purpose of this test is to gauge your readiness to take the CPNRE; it is not primarily a study tool. At the completion of the CPNRE Predictor Test, you are provided with a Performance Profile which includes your probability of passing the CPNRE. Rationales and references are not provided for the CPNRE Predictor Test.

What is the difference between test 1 and 2?

Both tests are the same format and contain the same amount of questions. The content for test 2 is new as of February 2019.

How is my score on the Predictor Test calculated?

Your total score on the CPNRE Predictor Test is calculated as the number of questions on the test that you answered correctly. In addition to your total test score, your performance is also presented by competency categories, cognitive levels and client age categories. Your performance on each category is also calculated as the number of questions that you answered correctly.

How is my probability of passing the CPNRE calculated?

By comparing your performance on the questions in the CPNRE Predictor Test to the performance of thousands of candidates who have written previous administrations of the CPNRE, we are able to estimate what your score would be on the CPNRE. From this estimated score, we can calculate your probability of passing the CPNRE.

How is my score on the Predictor Test calculated?

Your total score on the CPNRE Predictor Test is calculated as the number of questions on the test that you answered correctly. In addition to your total test score, your performance is also presented by competency categories, cognitive levels and client age categories. Your performance on each category is also calculated as the number of questions that you answered correctly.

How many times can I take the Predictor Test?

The CPNRE Predictor Test can only be taken once. If you would like to take the test again, you will have to purchase the CPNRE Predictor Test again.

Can I get a printed copy of the Predictor Test?

The CPNRE Predictor Test is only available as an online test. A printed copy of the CPNRE Predictor Test is not available.

Is the Predictor Test kept up-to-date with the CPNRE?

Yes, the CPNRE Predictor Test is developed to conform to the Blueprint.

How do I purchase the test?

The CPNRE Predictor Test can be purchased online using Visa, Mastercard or PayPal. We provide a secure internet credit card transaction that is PCI Compliant, to ensure that your personal credit card information is protected. Our website does not support debit card payments.

What is the time limit for the Predictor Test?

When you purchase the CPNRE Predictor Test you will receive an assessment code for one (1) login only, for six (6) months from the time of purchase, for two (2) hours from the time you login to the test.

Does my test have an expiry date?

Once you have purchased the CPNRE Predictor Test, you have six (6) months from the time of purchase to complete your CPNRE Predictor Test and access your Performance Profile.

What will my results look like?

After you complete the CPNRE Predictor Test, you will have access to a Performance Profile that identifies areas of performance strength and weakness. The Performance Profile provides the following:

Where do I find the username and assessment code to access my Predictor Test?

To Access the CPNRE predictor Test, you will need to log into cpnreprep.ysasecure.com and click “Exams.” You can reset your password by clicking “Forgot Password.”

Does Yardstick Assessment Strategies offer or recommend any CPNRE prep courses?

Yardstick Assessment Strategies does not offer any CPNRE prep courses, nor does it recommend any. Particular care should be used when accessing a prep course that claims to have past CPNRE questions, or guarantees success on the CPNRE.  The prep guide and predictor tests on this site are the only approved practice tools for the CPNRE.

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