Health Education Systems Incorporated Examination Utilized in Nursing Introduction and Overview The Health Education Systems Incorporated exam, also known as HESI, is both the name of the company and the name of the test that is required for graduates of associate and bachelor nursing programs. The test is used primarily to test knowledge, student competency and achievement of curricular outcomes (Morrison et al., 2008, p. 220) of topics covered in associate level nursing programs, but it is also utilized by some bachelor degree programs as a replacement for an associate degree in nursing, if a high score is obtained on the test. This paper will examine the HESI exam and argue that while the test has many valuable applications and...The end:
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