Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Q and A Review by Dawn Carpenter, 2019The only book designed specifically to prepare students for the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-ACNP) exams, this unparalleled review details the step-by-step journey from classroom to patient room and beyond. This book begins with proven test-taking strategies for students and provides an overview of common pitfalls for exam takers. It features question styles and content material from both the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN(R)) and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) exams, providing an overview of the certification exams written specifically by the certification organizations themselves. With more than 630 unique questions, this review contains completely up-to-date and evidence-based exam preparation. Practice questions are organized into body system review, special populations, and legal/ethical issues, and culminate in a 175-question practice test that represents the length, variety, and complexity of board exam questions. All questions' answers have accompanying rationales based on clinical practice guidelines. Completely unique to this publication, the last section of Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Q&A Review guides one through the next steps after the exam--how to progress into practice with your new certification. KEY FEATURESOver 630 practice questions with answers and rationalesThe only current book publication designed specifically to prepare students for the AG-ACNP examsContains the most current information and practice using published guidelinesExam tips and perils/pitfalls to avoid in test-takingIncludes free access to interactive ebook and Q&A app--track and sync your progress on up to three devices
Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive Review, Third Edition by Maria T. Codina Leik, 2018Now with a free mobile & web app with print purchase Doody's Medical Review: 100 Points; 5 Stars (First Edition) The third edition of this highly acclaimed review continues to promote efficient, time-saving study by synthesizing the complex knowledge needed to pass the AGNP exam into a concise, well-organized format. It is updated with key information about the new AGNP certification exam, including new test format questions featuring photos of skin and eye conditions and EKGs, and more challenging drag-and-drop and multiple-choice questions. Also new to the third edition is information about nonclinical topics on the exam including research; culture, spirituality, and health practices; evidence-based medicine; epidemiology; and reimbursement guidelines. One hundred new review questions throughout the book and on the practice exam--including answer key and rationale--increase the total number of questions to 680. Designed to help NP students boost their confidence through intensive study and high-quality questions, the third edition features a succinct, precisely targeted review of diseases commonly seen in primary care. It covers the complete adult life span from adolescence onward, and offers extensive test-taking techniques and question dissection and analysis sections that provide strategies for identifying the best clues during the problem-solving process. Organized by body system, sections are consistently formatted and encompass Danger Signals, Normal Findings, Lab Findings, Benign Variants, Differential Diagnosis, and individual Disease Review topics for each system. Additional outstanding features include Exam Tips and Clinical Pearls that help to focus system study on key information. NEW TO THE THIRD EDITIONUpdated information reflecting the new AGNP certification examNew test format questions used by the AANC, including photos of skin and eye conditions, EKGs, and more complex drag-and-drop and multiple-choice questions100 new in-depth review questions for a total of 680Additional information about nonclinical topics including culture, spirituality, and health practices; evidence-based medicine; and more KEY FEATURESProvides a succinct, precisely targeted review of diseases commonly seen in primary careDelineates strategic "question dissection techniques" for study success developed by the authorIncludes Exam Tips and Clinical Pearls to help prioritize and interpret test contentOutlines Normal Findings and Benign Variants in physical assessment of each body systemOffers intensive pharmacology review App included Includes all the high-quality content from the book Information at your fingertips anytime, anywhere.Available on iOS, Android, and the web, with a powerful, simple-to-use interface.APP INCLUDED WITH PRINT PURCHASE
The Cleveland Clinic Intensive Review of Pediatrics by Camille Sabella (Editor); Robert J. Cunningham (Editor), 2017Review for the pediatric boards with confidence! The Cleveland Clinic Intensive Review of Pediatrics, 5th Edition, provides the core pediatric material you need to know in a practical format ideal for board review and preparation. Up-to-date subspecialty chapters provide concise overviews with bulleted lists, tables, photographs, and radiographs, as well as new multiple-choice questions with detailed rationales. Board simulation chapters in every section and at the end of the book, along with three practice exams, build your test-taking skills. Key Features: -Evaluate your strengths and weaknesses, review important concepts efficiently, and gain experience answering board-style questions. - An essential resource for physicians preparing for certification or recertification, and for primary care physicians seeking to update their knowledge of pediatrics. -Written primarily by distinguished faculty from Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital. Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience: -The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time - providing a seamless reading experience online or offline -Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooks -Multiple viewing options that enable you to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive design -The ability to highlight text and add notes with one click
CNA Certified Nursing Assistant Exam Cram by Linda Whitenton; Marty Walker, 2017CNA Certified Nursing Assistant Exam Cram, Second Edition is the perfect study guide to help you pass the CNA Certified Nursing Assistant exam. It provides coverage and practice questions for every current exam topic and is fully revised to reflect the latest NNAAP test plan. The book presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. Exam Alerts, sidebars, and notes interspersed throughout the text keep you focused on what you need to know. Exam prep questions help you assess your knowledge, and the Cram Sheet tear card is the perfect last-minute review. Covers the critical information you'll need to know to score higher on your CNA Certified Nursing Assistant exam! · Discover the roles and responsibilities of the nursing assistant to promote health and safety of residents · Review specialized care · Rely on new clinical skills performance checklist Companion Website The companion website provides access to the Cram Sheet and the Pearson Test Prep practice test software featuring three practice tests, giving you an effective tool to assess your readiness for the CNA exam. The Pearson Test Prep Practice test software is available in both an online application and a Windows desktop offline application in multiple test modes. Pearson Test Prep online system requirements: Browsers: Chrome version 40 and above; Firefox version 35 and above; Safari version 7; Internet Explorer 10, 11; Microsoft Edge; Opera. Devices: Desktop and laptop computers, tablets running on Android and iOS, smartphones with a minimum screen size of 4.7". Internet access required. Pearson Test Prep offline system requirements: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, or Vista (SP2); Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 Client; Pentium-class 1 GHz processor (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 650 MB disk space plus 50 MB for each downloaded practice exam; access to the Internet to register and download exam databases
Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive Review, Third ed. by Maria T. Codina Leik, 2018The second edition of this acclaimed FNP review continues to promote efficient, time-saving study by synthesizing the key content needed to pass the NP Certification Exam into a concise, well-organized format. Using test-taking strategies meticulously developed by the author, the Review provides unique question dissection techniques, targeted key content review, 600 in-depth practice questions, and detailed, current exam information in a fast facts style. This second edition includes new chapters on pediatrics and adolescence and an extensive new section on geriatrics that encompasses body/metabolic changes, common disorders, and hospice/ethical considerations. The book also presents an expanded, intensive pharmacology review, 100 new exam questions, and is the only review to offer a new research chapter providing elements of research needed for E-B practice. The book reviews the complete lifespan from pediatrics to geriatrics and including pregnancy, and covers non-clinical content including ethics, medico-legal issues, advanced practice law, and reimbursement guidelines. The review of primary care disorders is organized by body system. The content is applicable for certification exams for both the ANCC and the AANP. This book is also a great companion to the FNP Certification Review app, coming soon for your iPhone or iPad New to this edition: Reorganized for greater ease of use Provides extensive new section on geriatrics Contains expanded coverage of pediatrics and adolescence Offers expanded intensive-style pharmacology review Presents elements of research needed for E-B practice Includes 100 new questions for a title of 600 high-yield questions
Lippincott's Certification Review. Medical-Surgical Nursing by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Staff; Laura Willis, 2018Pass your certification exam with the thoroughly updated Lippincott Review for Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification, 6th Edition , offering the most current content found on the Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse (CMSRN) and Registered Nurse-Board Certified (RN-BC) exams. This popular study guide covers the full range of exam content, from disorders, signs and symptoms, tests, and assessments to treatments and interventions. Whether you are a new or experienced nurse, this comprehensive review offers the knowledge--and confidence--you need to succeed. Get the go-to exam prep resource for passing the CMSRN or RN-BC medical-surgical certification exam ... NEW enhanced eBook included with purchase NEW and revised content that reflects current medical-surgical nursing best practices NEW and updated end-of-chapter quizzes and 150-questionend-of-book practice test that helps to foolproof your preparation NEW social media content in each chapter NEW content updates written by nurses who have passed the most current CMSRN exam Reviews disorders by body systems as covered in certification exams Study plan advice, preparation strategies, and test-taking strategies that prepare you for exam-taking success, including a certification test plan Easy-to-use outline format that outlines each topic with key points, making it easy to remember important points Resources that include: NANDA taxonomy, common infectious disorders, CDC fact sheets, and lab tests results Contents that include: Medical-surgical certification eligibility requirements--lists criteria for medical-surgical nurse (RN-BC), Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) certification, and clinical nurse specialist in adult health (ACNS-BC) certification Nursing foundations and principles Legal and ethical nursing issues Principles of wound care, including nursing assessments and treatment skills Disruptions in homeostasis Perioperative nursing Cultural and ethnic beliefs and practices Safety issues Health maintenance Patient's bill of rights and self-determination Developmental theories of Jean Piaget and Abraham Maslow Nutrition Substance abuse Complementary and herbal therapies Obesity Adult immunizations Laboratory values Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience: The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time -- providing a seamless reading experience online or offline Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooks Multiple viewing options that enable you to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive design The ability to highlight text and add notes with one click About the Clinical Editor Laura M. Willis, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, CMSRN, is a Family Nurse Practitioner at the Springfield Regional Medical Group, Urbana Family Medicine and Pediatrics, Urbana, Ohio.
Lippincott's Q&A Certification Review : Emergency Nursing, Second ed. by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Staff; Springhouse Publishing Company Staff, 2012Step up to the CEN exam and real clinical challenges with Lippincott's Q&A Certification Review: Emergency Nursing, the perfect study guide for the emergency nursing certification exam (CEN). This BRAND NEW edition contains over 1,600 questions, answers, and rationales in an easy-to-use two-column format%questions in the left column, correct answers and rationales in the right. The format closely follows the actual CEN exam blueprint, taking you on a trial spin of what the CEN exam is really like. Not only do you get the 1,600 sample questions in the book, you,,ll also have online access to another 400 Q&As in both review and self-test modes. In addition to Q&A, the book also provides test-taking tips and strategies and an extensive appendix that explores cardiac arrhythmias commonly seen in the ER, ECGs, common life-support drugs, and triage decision making. Lippincott's Q&A Certification Review: Emergency Nursing will rapidly help you build the expertise to deal with every kind of emergency
Manual of I. V. Therapeutics by Lynn D. Phillips; Lisa Gorski, 2014The perfect resource for any setting where infusion therapy skills are required! Its popular, self-paced approach makes it ideal for classroom and clinical settings as it progresses from the basics to advanced techniques while incorporating theory into clinical application. An expanded focus on evidence-based practice, a more streamlined format, and new Plus Code student resources online at DavisPlus continue to make this the manual of choice in a rapidly advancing field.
Med-Surg Success : A Q & A Review Applying Critical Thinking to Test Taking, Third ed. by Kathryn Cadenhead Colgrove, 2017TWO BOOKS IN ONE! Course review now. NCLEX#65533;-prep later. Assure your mastery of medical-surgical nursing knowledge while honing your critical thinking and test-taking skills. The 3rd Edition of this popular resource features over 2,300 questions (including 550 alternate-format questions) that reflect the latest advances in medical-surgical nursing and the latest NCLEX-RN#65533; test plan. They organize the seemingly huge volume of information you must master into manageable sections divided by body systems and specific diseases. Each chapter is a self-contained unit. For each practice question, you'll find the answer, rationales for correct and incorrect responses, and a test-taking tip. The comprehensive exam at the end of each chapter assesses your strengths and weaknesses, identifying areas for further study. Online at DavisPlus you'll find two, 75-question final exams. See what students are saying online about the previous edition... The med surg bible "Want do well in Med-Surg? BUY THIS BOOK. The rationales are great and so are the questions. Hundreds of questions per topic." This book saved my life! "After using this book to study for my next exam I was so happy to see that I got a 94%! That being said, I really recommend this book to anyone who is currently taking Med-surge, or preparing for the NCLEX#65533;-RN." A must for every student in the nursing field "I noticed that if you can answer the majority of those questions correctly, it will not only give you a better understanding of the topic, but YOU WILL PASS THE TEST in your class. Honestly, if you can only afford one extra book from your text book, this will be the one to take." "My first HESI exam in Med-Surg I nearly failed. Thereafter, I seem to be unstoppable thanks to the Success Series. I've gotten all "A"s in my nursing courses getting mostly above 90% on exams after using your products. I'm a tutor on campus so I recommend it to everyone! If you need further explanation or testimony I would gladly provide it." - Ann Voss
NCLEX-RN Exam Cram by Wilda Rinehart; Diann Sloan; Clara Hurd, 2017500+ sample test questions help you gain confidence and decide when you're ready to take the actual exam Includes the popular Cram Sheet tearcard to help you remember key concepts and do extra last-minute studying Exam Alerts identify important information found on the exam Simplifies key medication aide concepts and techniques for easy learning Covers the critical information you'll need to know to score higher on your NCLEX-RN exam! Discover how the NCLEX-RN exam works, and how best to prepare for it;Understand essential disease processes, treatments, and diagnostic studies Care for clients with respiratory, genitourinary, hematopoietic, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, endocrine, cardiovascular, neurological, and many other disorders Serve maternal, infant, and pediatric clients Provide compassionate and effective emergency and psychiatric care Consider cultural, religious, and legal concerns associated with client care Review all stages of the nursing process: assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation Address client needs for a safe, effective-care environment; health promotion and maintenance; and psychosocial and physiological integrity
NCLEX-RN Questions and Answers Made Incredibly Easy by Susan A. Lisko 2017NCLEX-RN QUESTIONS & ANSWERS MADE INCREDIBLY EASY!, 7th Edition is designed to help anyone preparing to take the RN licensing examination. Students and faculty also use the book as a study guide and practice tests for preparing for faculty-made examinations. The book is divided into seven parts. Part I explains the basics of NCLEX test construction and gives ideas to students about how they should prepare. Parts II to V are designed to support the four major content areas of pre-licensure programs: medical-surgical, psychiatric/mental health, maternity, and pediatrics. Each of these sections contains multiple questions and answers in a side-by-side format. Part VI, "Issues in Nursing," emphasizes content areas that do not easily fall in any of the other sections: management/leadership and ethical/legal issues. Part VII consists of three Comprehensive Tests of varying lengths from 75 questions (the minimum number of items any student taking the NCLEX RN will receive) to 265 questions (the maximum number of items any student taking the NCLEX RN will receive). Throughout the book, the Made Incredibly Easy design, art, and captions help to engage students and present a fun, relaxed, encouraging, and supportive learning experience. Thousands of questions at the application level or above prompt active learning and higher-order thinking. Questions are aligned with the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) 2016 RN test plan and are written in the style used on the licensing examination. Other features include the use of all the types of alternate-format questions found on the licensing examination, detailed rationale for both correct and incorrect answers, information about the NCLEX-RN, and study tips.
Nurse Practitioner Certification Examination and Practice Preparation by Margaret A. Fitzgerald, 2017Start preparing for your future - today! The new edition of this award-winning text, written by renowned NP educator and certification preparation expert Dr. Margaret Fitzgerald. A must read for anyone taking the NP certification exam. Develop critical thinking and test-taking skills for the exam and the firm knowledge-base needed for both the exam and practice. The 5th edition delivers the latest guidelines, recommendations, diagnostic and treatment protocols, and procedures -everything critical to passing the NP boards. More than 2,300 prep questions, available online and in text to reinforce learning and practice test-taking skills.
Stroke Certification Study Guide for Nurses by Kathy Morrison, 2017Note to Readers: Publisher does not guarantee quality or access to any included digital components if book is purchased through a third-party seller. Now with a free mobile & web app with print purchase This sought-after companion to the author's popular Fast Facts for Stroke Care Nursing is a must-have study guide for nurses seeking Stroke Certified Registered Nurse (SCRN(R)) status. It contains comprehensive information about the exam, answers to commonly asked questions, and savvy tips for maximizing your score, along with 300 practice questions and answers with rationales. Designed to prepare nurses for the multiple-choice format of the certification exam, questions are arranged in chapters correlating with the logical sequence and flow of the exam and reflect the percentage of questions in each exam category. Case studies facilitate the application of knowledge with various examples of common stroke patient situations. A complete practice exam with answers and detailed rationales enables neuroscience nurses, stroke care coordinators, and related specialists to ascertain their strengths and weaknesses. Appendices include a list of medications, national stroke guidelines, and neuroscience terms. KEY FEATURES: Q&A app included Promotes comprehensive and rigorous study for the SCRN examHelps neuroscience nurses, stroke care coordinators, and related specialists maximize their scoresContains 300 exam-style questions with correct answers and detailed rationales along with a complete practice examIncludes important information about the exam itself, answers to commonly asked questions, and case studiesCovers content in accordance with the test blueprint of the SCRN exam App included Includes all the high-quality content from the book Information at your fingertips anytime, anywhere.Available on iOS, Android, and the web, with a powerful, simple-to-use interface.290+ exam-style practice questionsAPP INCLUDED WITH PRINT PURCHASE