What to Expect on your Assessment

Logging on to Your Assessment

You will be sent an email from ILNA@goamp.com with instructions for logging in to your assessment. The subject line will be "Authorization to Assess". Allow about 2 hours of uninterrupted time to take the assessment. The assessment is timed. The timer will begin when you click the Begin Assessment button. You must take the assessment in one sitting. You may not exit and return to the assessment later.

  • Take the assessment in a quiet place with minimal interruptions.
  • Take the assessment alone, not with colleagues. Receiving or providing assistance is forbidden.

What you’ll see during the Assessment Process

Non-Disclosure Agreement. This agreement indicates you understand the information presented on the assessment is the property of ONCC, is confidential, and that you will not retain or share information about any items seen on the assessment in any format. You must agree to the Non-Disclosure to proceed to the assessment.

Survey. Following the Non-Disclosure Agreement you will be presented with a brief knowledge survey. The purpose of the survey is to gather information about nurses’ perceptions of their knowledge strengths and weaknesses. Your answers to the survey items will not affect your assessment results. You must answer the survey items to proceed to the assessment. You will have up to 15 minutes to complete the survey items.

Tutorial. After the survey, a brief tutorial will show you how to use the navigation features in the assessment. You will have up to 10 minutes to use the tutorial.

Assessment. After the tutorial you will begin your assessment. You will have 100 minutes to answer 100 items.

Assessment Results. After taking your assessment you will receive a diagnostic report of your knowledge strengths and weaknesses in the subject areas on the assessment. This report will identify the number of points you will need to renew your certification, and subject areas where points may be earned. The assessment results are intended to guide professional development. You will not receive numeric scores. You will be able to save the diagnostic report to your computer, or print it for your records.