TEAS V and CPR information

Fall 2016 Nursing Class TEAS V and CPR information

When and where is the TEAS 5.0 administered?

We will be administering the TEAS V entrance exam to applicants to the nursing program on the following dates:

  • TBD

Testing will take place in the computer lab at Klauer campus (TC TECH 102) Cost is $35 by credit or debit card only

Scrap paper will be provided
No food or drinks in the computer room
Schedule with Barb Wiard at 575-737-3745 or bwiard@unm.edu

What is the TEAS 5.0 AND-RN Entrance Exam?
The TEAS 5.0 (Test of Essential Academic Skills) was developed to measure basic essential skills in the academic content area domains of Reading, Mathematics, Science, and English and Language Usage. These entry level skills were deemed important for nursing programs applicants by a panel of nursing program curriculum experts.

Log onto www.atitesting.com and set up an account with ATI by clicking Create New Account and following screen prompts. Print out a copy of your ATI assigned number and bring it with you on test day.

What kind of test is it?
The TEAS 5.0 is a 170-item, four-option, multiple choice assessment.

Reading   40 items(questions) 50 minutes
Mathematics 45 items 56 minutes
Science  30 items 38 minutes
English and Language Usage 55 items 65 minutes
Total 170 items 209 minutes

How much time do I need to plan to take the assessment?
The test is scheduled in four- one hour blocks. Each section is timed. Testing will begin on time.
Please arrive fifteen minutes early. No late admissions.

How do I prepare for the TEAS 5.0?
For a complete student preparation package, the TEAS 5.0 Online Practice Assessment and the TEAS 5.0 Study manual may be purchased as www.atitesting.com/onlinestore.

How many times can I take the test?
You may take the test twice within a year's time. The benchmark to apply to the UNM-Taos Nursing program is 58.7.

How do I know what I made on the TEAS 5.0?
You may retrieve your scores by going to www.atitesting.com and enter your name and ATI ID#. Go to My ATI, then you will be able to access your ATI transcript and print a copy.

CPR/BLS from the American Heart Association

Classes have not yet been scheduled.

To register, please contact Barb Wiard: 575-737-3745 or bwiard@unm.edu

All classes will be held at UNM-Taos School of Nursing Classroom at the med center