Available Testing

RN Fundamentals and Critical Thinking

All Associate Degree Nursing LVN-RN Transition and Paramedic-RN Transition applicants must take the ATI RN Fundamentals 2016 and the ATI Critical Thinking exams which are administered by the Testing Services department (Rogers Student Center on the TJC main campus OR at TJC West).

ATI RN Fundamentals 2019 Requirements* 

  • Your exam score must meet the following requirements: 
  • You must score a minimum of 51.70% (Level One) or better 
  • You must have a minimum of 90 days between each attempt 
  • Scores expire one year from the date they are taken 

ATI Critical Thinking Requirements 

  • Your exam score must meet the following requirements: 
  • There is no minimum score 
  • You must have a minimum of 90 days between each attempt 
  • Scores expire one year from the date they are taken

Steps to Register & Prepare for the ATI RN Fundamentals 2016 & ATI Critical Thinking Exams:

  1. Download the LVN-RN Preparation Packet or the Paramedic-RN Preparation Packet and follow the directions on how to schedule a testing appointment with the TJC Testing Services department.
  2. Create a student account with ATI at www.atitesting.com/teas.
    > Click on ‘Create Account’ on the top right of the page.
    > Create your username and password. Keep this in a safe place.
    > When asked, select “Tyler JC ADN” from the Institutions drop-down menu.
  3. Schedule your ATI Exam Appointment at TJC. Use the steps below to reserve your appointment with the TJC Testing Center and prepare for the TEAS exam: 
    1. Go to: www.tjctesting.setmore.com 
    2. Select 'Associate Degree Nursing - ATI RN Fundamentals & Critical Thinking'
    3. Select which campus and an appointment time 
    4. Input the required personal information 
    5. Click 'submit' to register and receive a confirmation email 
    6. Read the Steps to Register & Prepare for the TEAS Exam 
    7. Print your confirmation email. You need to present this at your testing appointment. 
    8. If you cannot attend your appointment, please go back into www.tjctesting.setmore.com and cancel your appointment within 48 hours of your scheduled appointment time so this time slot becomes available to others. If you need to cancel your appointment within 48 hours of your appointment time, please contact the TJC Testing Services department directly at 903-510-2617 for the main campus or 903-510-2993 for TJC West
  4. When you arrive for your appointment, you need to pay a $25.00 proctoring fee. Payment can be made at the Testing Center or the Cashier’s Office in White Administration Building. The Cashier’s Office and the Testing Center will accept check, credit card, money order or cash payments. Make sure you have the following items at your appointment:
    1. ATI Username and Password
    2. Appointment Confirmation Email
    3. Proctor fee receipt
    4. Valid photo ID
  5. Once you are logged in to your ATI account and the proctor has entered in the password code, you will be required to make two online payments of $31.00 and $44.00 to ATI. NOTE: This will require a credit card or gift card. No debit cards allowed. You need to pay before proceeding with the exam.

ATI RN Fundamentals 2016 & ATI Critical Thinking Exam Results

You can access your exam scores by logging into your ATI student account at www.atitesting.com. Click on the “my results” tab in the top menu, this takes you to the proctored assessment page. You can then access your assessment report on any of your completed exams.

For instructions on how to submit your ATI scores for your ADN application, download the LVN-RN Preparation Packet or the Paramedic-RN Preparation Packet and see the ‘ATI RN Fundamentals 2016 & ATI Critical Thinking Entrance Exams’ section.

Accommodations

Students with disabilities that wish to request testing accommodations should contact Margaret Rapp, Disability Services Director, RSC 308, (903) 510 2878. In order to provide reasonable testing accommodations, requests must be made at least two weeks in advance of the testing date.