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50 free practice test questions for the ANCC Nurse Executive exam
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Nurse Executive exam is a computer based, 3.5-hour exam consisting of 175 questions (150 scored questions and 25 unscored pretest questions).
The exam will cover four major domains of practice:
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There are 150 questions (125 scored, 25 unscored) on the Nurse Executive exam, divided across the following four categories: Human Resource Management (39 questions, 31%), Quality and Safety (26 questions, 21%), Business Management (18 questions, 14%), and Health Care Delivery (42 questions, 33%).
The ANCC Nurse Executive exam is 3 hours long.
The Nurse Executive Certification is pass/fail. There is no officially stated passing grade.
Earning a passing grade on the Nurse Executive Certification exam grants the test taker the NE-BC (Nurse Executive Board Certified) for five years.
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