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New Emergency Department Assessments Launched

Mon, 16 Feb 2015 17:32:30 GMT

Considering that there are over 136 million visits to EDs across the U.S. per year (, 2015), adequately assessing nursing competence in this specialty is not something to be taken lightly. The updated ED competency exam was completed in collaboration with a panel of subject matter experts with over 50 years of combined experience in working as Emergency Department RNs, or supervising ED RNs. read article »

Match Made in Healthcare Testing Heaven

Fri, 13 Feb 2015 18:04:44 GMT

With Valentine's Day on the horizon thoughts of previous prospects may be surfacing. And, finding that forever someone can be a daunting task. The same sentiments can be felt when figuring out which types of online healthcare testing to implement. Although a comprehensive assessment library seems overwhelming at first, focusing on these complimentary assessment options will help maximize testing effectiveness! read article »

How long do online competency tests take to complete?

Sat, 31 Jan 2015 03:39:13 GMT

After collecting data on hundreds of thousands of online competency tests, we've put together the following estimates to help allocate time appropriately for testing. Keep in mind that each hospital and healthcare staffing organization holds standardized policies in place to determine testing requirements. read article »

Prophecy Healthcare Expands Executive Team

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:18:52 GMT

It's official! Anne Hackman BSN RN MPA, NE-BC has joined the Prophecy team to lead client-based research studies and clinical performance improvement strategies for US-based healthcare facilities. read article »

Top 5 Reasons Staffing Agencies Use Personality & Interpersonal Skills Testing

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 18:56:15 GMT

Facilities can no longer afford to fill open positions on job knowledge alone. Reimbursements are tightly tied to the "Value of the Patient Care Experience." And, travelers play an integral part of positively or negatively impacting the experience. Check out these 5 reasons why every pre-hire process should include behavioral and interpersonal skills testing. read article »

How to Troubleshoot Online Testing Technical Requirements?

Fri, 09 Jan 2015 21:32:20 GMT

Have you ever heard “User-Friendly” used to describe technology?  Have you ever laughed and thought said technology could only be “User-Friendly” for the folks who wrote the manual?! Online testing vendors typically strive for an easy end-user experience. Why?  Because we understand that although you may want to reap the benefits of instantly scoring assessments […] read article »

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