Preparing for the NCLEX®? Discover a simpler way to master drug information as part of your NCLEX review. Study thousands of drugs grouped into manageable categories, all with common actions and effects. Quickly access interesting facts about medications that will stick with you as you prepare for the NCLEX.

Key Features:
•Touch and tap functionality
•Flag what you don’t know
•Go back through flagged items
•Search by drug categories or specific drugs
•Identify commonly prescribed medications
•Spot high alert medications
•Identify drugs that are listed in 2 or more categories

Flashcard content allows you to customize your NCLEX review. For each category, you’ll find…
•Examples of typical drugs
•Basic description and uses
•Fun facts – things that are nice to know, good to know, and really important to know
•Drug index with tabs to access a drug category or a specific drug

Added Extras:
•Easy access to our online nursing community – the go-to place for nurses preparing for the NCLEX
•Set the NCLEX Countdown Timer to the date of your NCLEX exam
•Access the Learning Extension’s NCLEX-Style Question of the Week

Study on the go, viewing flashcards by drug, by category, or by description. Quiz yourself while you review information every nurse should know. It’s an all-in-one, super easy-to-use application!

What's New

Version 2.0.4

An all new v2.0 NCSBN Learning Extension’s Medication Flashcards App is now available to help you ace the NCLEX. 

The application allows you to study thousands of drugs grouped into manageable categories. Each category includes examples of typical drugs, basic description and uses, and drug index with tabs to access a drug category or a specific drug. The app also includes fun facts, things that are good to know and that will stick with you as you prepare for the NCLEX.

The updated app is easier to use and navigate. New features include: 
•Updated look and feel to reflect new branding
•Disabled "Resume session" if there are is no session
•Updated Flash cards session buttons: Removed "Skip" and left only "Flagged" and "Next" for better experience.
•Added refresh data button to the top of the Application
•Optimized the application and made some other minor changes.
•Feedback form on home screen to allow you to provide feedback directly to NCSBN.

Ratings and Reviews

3.5 out of 5
6 Ratings
6 Ratings
shellymybelly ,


Every time I try to get on the app It keeps telling me to find a “larger data” i don’t even know what that means

Naishmarie ,

Nothing works

The links all lead to a 404 mistake window.

Mikey from NJ ,

Great review

I like the differentiation between nice to know and need to know. Great resource for nursing students!


National Council of the State Boards of Nursing
58.5 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information
© 2017 National Council of the State Boards of Nursing


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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