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HESI A2 Vocabulary Practice Test

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HESI A2 Vocabulary Overview

The HESI vocabulary test is made up of:

  • 50 Questions
  • 50 Minutes

The topics tested on HESI vocabulary include:

  • Word Origins
  • Verbal Ability
  • Nursing Specific Word Knowledge
  • Health Care Specific Word Knowledge

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Frequently Asked Questions

There are 50 questions on the exam.

You will have 50 minutes to complete the exam.

There is not a set passing score. Each school or nursing program will set their own standards. Most programs like to see their students score above the 70-75% range.

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Dr. Jan Olson has her Bachelor's degree in nursing, Master's degree in nursing, and Doctorate in nursing.