Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN)

Elsevier’s curriculum solution for LPN/LVN offers the cutting-edge content, innovative digital products, and insightful assessment and remediation tools you need to achieve positive program outcomes and prepare students to pass the NCLEX-PN® and succeed in clinical practice.

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Promote Student Success from Education to Employment


Select the best prospective students for your program.

HESI® Admission Assessment Exam Review

Prepare students for their admission assessment exam with a comprehensive content review and more than 450 practice test questions on the topics typically found on admission exams. Learn more.

HESI Admission Assessment Exam

Assess prospective students’ academic knowledge in English, math, and science, as well as learning and personality styles. Learn more.

Knowledge Acquisition
Build Knowledge

Ensure students master essential concepts with trusted Elsevier content.

Learn more about Sherpath


Sherpath is the innovative teaching and learning technology designed specifically for healthcare education. It features an Elsevier ebook and interactive digital lessons with built-in assessments and adaptive quizzing assignments that allow students to learn and apply their knowledge in a more engaging way. Plus, teaching resources and insightful assignment dashboards help you track student interactions and identify individuals who might require additional remediation. Learn more.

Elsevier Content

The expert health science information you need, delivered in the format you and your students want. Whether your preference lies in print, digital, or a customized mix, you can count on the world’s most reliable health science information offered in the format that works best for your curriculum.

Clinical Reasoning
Clinical Reasoning

Challenge students to put their knowledge to work with hands-on clinical experience.

Shadow Health®

Shadow Health’s high-fidelity, screen-based simulations put patient communication at the forefront of the learning experience, allowing students to engage in meaningful conversations with digital patients, apply clinical judgment, discern next steps, and deliver sound therapeutic communication. Learn more.

Simulation Learning System (SLS)

Simulation Learning System (SLS) helps you maximize the capabilities of human patient simulators and integrate simulation into your program. Corresponding to a variety of nursing curriculums, SLS features more than 160 evidence-based scenarios, an electronic health record (EHR), and teaching support for each step of the simulation, from preparation through debriefing. Learn more.

SimChart® for Nursing

Specifically developed as a teaching tool for nursing education, SimChart is a digital electronic health record (EHR) system that combines practical, real-world experience in electronic documentation with powerful, fully integrated educator support to help you incorporate EHR practice into your program and enhance students’ clinical judgment in preparation for the NCLEX. Learn more.

Clinical Skills

Give your students a consistent, 360-degree look at the most important LPN/LVN skills using the same convenient, digital format that professionals use to train. A consistent, seven-part framework guides students through all aspects of safely and effectively performing each skill, while competency checklists help you track student progress. Learn more.

HESI PN Case Studies

Challenge students to use their knowledge and apply key concepts to realistic patient scenarios. Learn more.


Assess student’s academic progress and ability to apply key concepts.

Elsevier® Adaptive Quizzing (EAQ)

This formative assessment tool serves up personalized questions to help students succeed in their courses, study more effectively for high-stakes exams, and remediate on weak topics. It's ideal for use throughout the curriculum to prepare and remediate students for everything from midterms, to HESI summative exams, to licensure and certification exams — all in an individualized, interactive way. Learn more.

HESI PN Practice Test

Assess knowledge and concepts learned while also introducing students to standardized testing with NCLEX examination-style practice questions written at the application level. Learn more.

HESI PN Specialty Exams

Available for PN specialties, these proctored exams are ideal for use throughout the curriculum to measure students' abilities to apply concepts related to specific clinical nursing content areas. Learn more.

HESI PN Exit Exam

With a proven accuracy rate of up to 98%, assess students’ readiness for the NCLEX examination with question formats and an exam blueprint matching the latest NCLEX® test plan, including all Next Generation NCLEX® items. Learn more.

HESI Reporting

Invaluable, in-depth reports provide detailed diagnostic data for both students and educators, providing insight into individual student exam performance, as well as overall program performance. Learn more.

Elsevier NCLEX-PN Exam Review Products

From comprehensive exam prep books to Q&A flash cards, our NCLEX-PN review products help boost student performance and confidence while preparing them to pass the exam. Learn more.

Custom Exam

Submit your course syllabus or school curriculum and our nurse educators will construct a customized, secure exam aligned to your unique program objectives that includes Next Generation NCLEX® item types.

CBC State Exam

Our nurse educators will customize a HESI preparation, testing, and remediation solution that will seamlessly integrate with your concept-based curriculum, including Next Generation NCLEX® item types.

Mobility Exam

To support the growing needs of your transition programs, HESI Mobility Exams help ensure students are ready to take the next step in their nursing education.


Supply personalized remediation to improve student performance.

HESI Remediation

Tagged directly to best-selling Elsevier practical/vocational nursing texts, personalized online remediation is provided with every proctored HESI exam. Learn more.


Evaluate student readiness for the NCLEX-PN exam and clinical practice.

HESI Compass

HESI Compass helps keep students focused and motivated in the period leading up to, and after graduation to continue their Next Generation NCLEX® preparation right up until the exam. This unique experience combines a comprehensive online course that’s personalized to the needs of each individual student with real-time support from a live nurse educator who’s only a click away to offer guidance and answer questions.

HESI/Saunders Online Review for the NCLEX-PN Exam

Combining the testing expertise of HESI with market-leading nursing content HESI/Saunders Online Review for the NCLEX-PN Examination provides the most interactive, individualized review available for the NCLEX exam. Learn more.

HESI PN Live Review

Help prepare students to confidently pass the NCLEX with this personalized, onsite course led by expert nurse educators that uses a conceptual teaching approach and discussion-driven instruction. Learn more.


Boost job placement rates by developing highly capable, caring health professionals.

Elsevier Job Readiness for Health Professionals

A unique textbook designed to help your students develop the soft skills — personal qualities, habits, attitudes, and social graces — needed to work successfully with anyone, anywhere. Learn more.

Continuing Education

Elsevier’s Career Advancement Programs help former students and other health care professionals acquire additional certifications or competencies to advance their careers and become even more employable. Learn more.