PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES BUREAU (PSB) Testing

Aptitude for Practical Nursing Examination

PSB's Aptitude for Practical Nursing Examination is the result of requirements and needs expressed by education professionals responsible for preparing qualified, competent practical and vocational nurses. The examination addresses the required pre-requisite and acquired educational achievements commensurate with the objectives of the career preparation program for practical or vocational nursing and can predict an individual's readiness and capability for successful completion of the educational program designed to prepare the qualified practical or vocational nurse. It comprises five separate tests that measure abilities, skills, knowledge and attitudes important for success in the program and career choice.

PSB Registration

Students may pre-register for exam at the Psychological Services Bureau web site, but must pay in full at the UA Rich Mountain business office before scheduled PSB exam appointment. At this time the cost is $30, but subject to change if price increases.

Note: PSB Exam can only be taken once each year to apply for the LPN Program at Rich Mountain Community College.

Before PSB Testing

Guidelines to Pre-Register for PSB

5 Areas to Study

Sample Questions

Sample Question Answers

Test Taking Tips

After PSB Testing

Understanding your results

Health Occupations Aptitude Examination

The PSB Health Occupations Aptitude Examination is selectively normalized on applicants for admission to all of the various health care career choices and can predict an individual's readiness and capability for successful completion of the educational program designed to prepare qualified health care personnel. The examination addresses required pre-requisite and acquired educational achievements commensurate with the objectives of the preparation program. It comprises five separate tests that measure abilities, skills, knowledge and attitudes important for success in the program and career choice.

Information about the PSB test for Health Occupations, including test preparation resources, can be found at the Psychological Services Bureau web site.

Contacts:

Pamela Barron
Testing Coordinator
Mena Campus
479-394-7622 ext 1422

Jeanette Berry
EOC Outreach Representative
Mena Campus
479-394-7622 ext 1644