Nursing Aptitude and Personality Assessment

The Nursing Aptitude and Personality Assessment assesses whether a person has the traits needed to succeed in nursing.

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Avoid hiring healthcare workers who lack the temperaments, sensitivities, empathy and self-control they need to provide the care that you require of them with the Nursing Aptitude and Personality Assessment.  Before you invest time and money to train a new employee, test your applicants for:

  • Discretion
  • Communication Skills
  • Warmth/Empathy
  • Adaptability
  • Attention To Detail

This test provides the answers you need to make an informed decision.

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Nursing is one of the most physically, emotionally and psychologically demanding fields – but it also has the potential to be very rewarding both on a personal and altruistic level.  Nursing Aptitude and Personality Assessment assesses whether a person has the traits needed to succeed in nursing.

No. of questions: 265
Question type: Situational, Self-Assessment, Multiple Choice
Estimated completion time: 85 minutes
Recommended age level: 18+
Qualification Level: Class A
Compliance: APA standard,; EEOC standards (gender, age, disability*) Non-disabled group outscored the disabled group on Arithmetic
Validation Information:
Sample Size: 784
Cronbach’s Alpha: 0.9


  • Pre-employment
  • Training
  • Professional Development



  • Altruism/Helpfulness
  • Empathy/Compassion
  • Cooperativeness
  • Desire to Learn
  • Ability to deal with structure
  • Honesty/Integrity
  • Social Insight
  • Communication Skills
  • Listening Skills
  • Agreeableness/Warmth
  • Building Rapport and Trust
  • Conflict-Resolution Skills
  • Discretion
  • Self-Control
  • Hardy Personality
  • Fortitude
  • Adaptability
  • Dealing with physicality of job
  • Coping and Stress Management
  • Tolerance/Patience
  • Dependability
  • Diligence
  • Organization Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Orderliness
  • Efficiency
  • Accountability
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Arithmetic
  • Compliance


  • Benchmarks: Available (general population, nurses)
  • Group Comparisons: Available

Report Includes:

  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Graphs
  • Detailed narrative interpretation
  • Customized Advice
  • Impression Management

Advice Factors and Scales: Overall Score plus 6 factors divided into 30 scales:

  • Nursing Value System: Encompasses a group of skills/traits that are essential to a fulfilling nursing career.
  • Customer Orientation: Encompasses a group of traits/skills that are required to provide the best care possible to patients.
  • Psychological Strength: Ability to deal with the trials and tribulations that are common in nursing.
  • Conscientiousness: Encompasses skills required to be a productive and careful worker.
  • Mental Aptitude: Assesses essential competencies that are required in the day-to-day functioning of nurses.

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