The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) is required for all applicants to the School. It will be given at Holy Name Medical Center School of Practical Nursing. Testing will take place as assigned.
The TEAS has four parts of multiple-choice questions covering the following:
The test takes approximately 3 1/2 hours. Candidates for Holy Name Medical Center School of Practical Nursing who do not meet test criteria for entrance, may repeat the exam in two years.
- Reading - comprehension and inferences/conclusions (40 items, 50 minutes)
- Math - whole numbers, metric conversion, fractions; decimals, algebraic equations, percentages, and ratio/proportion (45 items, 56 minutes)
- Science - science reasoning and knowledge, biology, chemistry, anatomy, physiology, basic physical principles and general science (30 items, 38 minutes)
- English and Language Usage - punctuation, grammar, sentence structure, contextual words, and spelling (55 items, 65 minutes)
TEAS Study Manual and On-line Practical Assessment:
Can be ordered at www.atitesting.com.
Once we have received your application, we will mail you a registration form for the TEAS with your assigned test date, to be returned to us with your test fee payment.
NOTE: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the School of Practical Nursing will make reasonable accommodations for students with learning disabilities. Anyone who needs special accommodations or testing must submit verifying documentation to the school with his/her application to Holy Name School of Practical Nursing.