TEAS is changing, and this might be making you anxious. However, anxiety is primarily due to the unknown, i.e., lack of information. Once you understand something, it is easier to handle and overcome. Therefore, we aim to ensure you know everything about TEAS 7 through our series of articles.
Therefore, in this article, we will go over the science section of the TEAS 7 Exam. We will discuss the changes since the previous version, the topics you need to study, the types of questions to expect, and the best way to learn.
Understanding why you do something is crucial; the same goes for studying.
The main goal of the science section of TEAS is to determine your scientific knowledge and competency for learning to become a nurse. You already know that nursing requires understanding various medical facts and performing multiple patient care procedures. To understand this complex information, you need to have your basics clear.
You should therefore have a good understanding of science to score well on the TEAS exam and become a good nurse.
Compared with TEAS 6, this section has changed most in the TEAS 7 exam. In TEAS 6, the science section had 53 questions divided between 3 sub-sections, but now it has only 50 questions across 4 sub-sections. Of these 50 questions, 6 will be unscored, and 44 will be scored.
The human anatomy and physiology and scientific reasoning sub-section of TEAS 7 remain consistent with TEAS 6. But, the life and physical sciences sub-section of TEAS 6 has been split into the biology and chemistry sub-sections in TEAS 7.
If you take the pen and paper version of the test, you will solve multiple-choice questions. But if you are taking the computerized version of the test, then you will face some alternate types of questions. To learn more about alternate kinds of questions, you may refer to our article on the differences between TEAS 6 and TEAS 7
In this section of TEAS 7, you should cover all the topics listed below for each sub-section.
The topics in the science section of TEAS are pretty complex. You will be expected to study, understand and memorize a large amount of information and apply it with sound reasoning. Therefore, doing well in this section can be challenging without a proper study plan. But worry not! We are here to make it super easy for you with these tips:
While studying, you now know what to do. But do you know how to learn efficiently? Are your current study methods actually good? And if not, which are the scientifically effective study techniques? If you wanna know about all this, you may refer to our article about studying in a scientifically effective way.
Now that you understand the science section of TEAS 7 and how to prepare for it, you are halfway there! You just have to put the knowledge acquired through this article into action, and you will undoubtedly ace your exam.
And if you are also interested in understanding the English and Language Usage section of the exam and how to prepare for it, you may also check out this article.