Midwifery & Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide

Author: Beth M. Kelsey,Jamille Nagtalon-Ramos

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 9781284053029

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 352

View: 8653

Midwifery & Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide, Third Edition Is A Comprehensive Review Designed To Help Midwives And Women’S Health Nurse Practitioners Prepare For Certification Exams. Based On The American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB) And The National Certification Corporation (NCC) Test Blueprints, It Contains Nearly 1,000 Questions And Comprehensive Rationales Representing Those Found On The Exams. Completely Updated And Revised With The Most Current Evidence And Practice Standards, The New Edition Incorporates Expanded Content On Pharmacology, Pathophysiology, And Diagnostic Tools. Included With Each New Print Book Is An Online Access Code For Navigate Testprep, A Dynamic And Fully Hosted Online Assessment Tool Offering Hundreds Of Bonus Questions In Addition To Those In The Book, Detailed Rationales, And Reporting.
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Clinical Practice Guidelines for Midwifery & Women's Health

Author: Nell L. Tharpe,Cindy L. Farley,Robin G. Jordan

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449693873

Category: Medical

Page: 475

View: 3651

Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition. Clinical Practice Guidelines for Midwifery & Women's Health, Fourth Edition is a trusted quick reference guide to midwifery and well woman care. Completely updated and revised, this new edition reflects the rapidly changing clinical environment. It addresses documentation and risk management to aid in decision-making and appropriate document care. Convenient and easy-to-use, this new edition encompasses traditional, empirical, and evidence-based practice to meet the needs of a broad range of new and experienced practitioners and patients. * Meets the recommendations of the American College of Nurse–Midwives (ACNM) and the Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA) for written policies and/or practice guidelines * Reflects current and emerging midwifery and women’s health practice * Provides support and guidance for daily clinical decision making
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Midwifery & Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide

Author: Beth M. Kelsey,Jamille Nagtalon-Ramos

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284146316

Category: Medical

Page: 400

View: 4380

Midwifery & Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide, Fourth Edition is a comprehensive review designed to help midwives and women’s health nurse practitioners prepare for their certification exams. Based on the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB) and the National Certification Corporation (NCC) test blueprints, it contains nearly 1,000 questions with answers and rationales representing those found on the exams. The Fourth Edition also includes a new chapter on well woman care: menopause and beyond.
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Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

Certification Review

Author: JoAnn Graham Zerwekh,Jo Carol Claborn

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9780721677408

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 6774

Inside Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Review, over 900 questions review the critical content you need to know to prepare for nurse practitioner certification in women's health - and to succeed in practice. The questions test your grasp of the material and help you identify areas that require further study.
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Women's Health Review

A Clinical Update in Obstetrics-gynecology

Author: Philip J. Di Saia,Gautam Chaudhuri,Linda C. Giudice

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437714986

Category: Medical

Page: 469

View: 9693

Efficiently review the latest clinical recommendations, developments, and procedures with Women's Health Review. This comprehensive, yet succinct summary is just the medical reference book you need to ensure that your knowledge is up to date! Zero in on the most important new information with "update boxes," and dig deeper into the surrounding text for more background or complementary discussions. Review key points quickly with the aid of relevant tables and images. Take an organized approach to review with a subspecialty-based structure and a convenient outline format. Get the authoritative coverage you need thanks to the collaboration of contributions from University of California medical schools, each at the top of their specialty. Access the fully searchable contents online at www.expertconsult.com. The resource you need to stay on top of the latest recommendations and updates in Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Women's Health in Clinical Practice

A Handbook for Primary Care

Author: Amy L. Clouse,Katherine Sherif

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781597454698

Category: Medical

Page: 396

View: 1604

This book clearly elucidates many of the key issues found in the disparate literature on sex-based differences in health and illness. It provides primary care clinicians with a practical, up-to-date source of information that can lead to optimal, targeted care for women. Among the topics examined in this comprehensive volume are treating and preventing osteoporosis, diabetes, cervical cancer, eating disorders, and more.
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Nurse-midwifery Handbook

A Practical Guide to Prenatal and Postpartum Care

Author: Linda A. Wheeler

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins


Category: Midwifery

Page: 273

View: 5763

This handbook is aimed at those who provide prenatal and postpartum care to low-risk women. Emphasizing hands-on care, the book includes coverage of history-taking, physical exams, laboratory tests, health education, how to conduct an initial and a return prenatal visit, and the postpartum period and family planning. Focus is placed on physical and psychosocial well-being and health promotion, and special features include healthy pregnancy questions for differentiating between common discomforts and potential complications. Key moments tables summarize essential information for key gestational ages and the book also includes history-taking forms.
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Women's Primary Health Care

Protocols for Practice

Author: Winifred L. Star,Lisa L. Lommel

Publisher: Amer Nurses Pub


Category: Medical

Page: 976

View: 7740

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Pharmacology for Women’s Health

Author: Mary C. Brucker,Tekoa L. King

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1284057488

Category: Medical

Page: 1212

View: 6607

Order of names reversed on previous edition.
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Varney's Midwifery Study Question Book

Author: Jenifer Fahey

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning


Category: Medical

Page: 250

View: 8130

Created as a companion study guide and learning tool for the third edition of America's first midwifery textbook, Varney's Midwifery Study Question Book will assist students as they prepare for the American College of Nurse-Midwives Certification Council (ACC) exam. For each chapter, comprehensive study outlines help to guide and focus the student in all aspects of midwifery, including primary care, antepartal care, intrapartal care, care of the newborn, and postpartal care.
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Certified Midwives Exam Secrets Study Guide

Cm Test Review for the Certified Midwives Exam

Author: Mometrix Media

Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC

ISBN: 9781610720175

Category: Medical

Page: 161

View: 2986

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Certified Midwives Exam Secrets helps you ace the Certified Midwives Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Certified Midwives Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Certified Midwives Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Certified Midwives Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive content review including: Bacterial Vaginosis, Nutritional Counseling, Nichol's Rule, Universal Precautions, Polyhydramnios, Oligohydramnios, Pap Smear, Strabismus, Biophysical Profile, Pre-eclampsia, Ophthalmic Prophylaxis, Hydatidiform Mole, Auscultation Acceleration Test, New Ballard Scale, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Cystocele, Suture Principles, Cleft Palate, Lidocaine, Cryptorchidism, Vaginal Bleeding, Uterine Abnormalities, Vasa Previa, Costovertebral Angle Tenderness, Panting Techniques, Imminent Birth Indicators, Motherwort Tincture, Hydrotherapy, Dyspareunia, Female Pelvic Bones, VBAC, Leopold's Maneuvers, Genetic Counseling, Weight Gain, Informed Consent, Newborn Metabolic Screening, Benefits of Ultrasound, Nitrazine Paper, Parvovirus B19, and much more...
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Into These Hands

Wisdom from Midwives

Author: Geradine Simkins

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780981870854

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 370

View: 8611

Shares essays, from twenty-five midwives, that speak directly to what really matters to women: the right to have safe and satisfying births.
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Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review

Author: Julie G. Stewart,Nancy Dennert

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284121623

Category: Medical

Page: 494

View: 3923

Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review is an ideal study guide for new and recertifying nurses preparing to take the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) certification exam administered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP). Written by nurse practitioners, it offers up-to-date questions and answer rationales specific to FNP certification that reflect the most current guidelines. In addition, it offers a short theory review, clinical application of knowledge, and clinical skills. Also incorporated are ethical and legal considerations, scope of practice, and cultural sensitivity. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.
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Study Guide for Maternity & Women's Health Care

Author: Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk,Shannon E. Perry,Mary Catherine Cashion,Kathryn Rhodes Alden

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032339292X

Category: Medical

Page: 360

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Corresponding to the chapters in the 11th edition of Lowdermilk's market-leading Maternity & Women's Health Care, this study guide offers a complete review of content and a wide range of activities to help you understand key nursing concepts and apply your knowledge. It includes critical thinking exercises, multiple-choice and matching questions, and more; answers are included in the back of the book. Chapter review activities assess the user’s understanding of the content with fill-in-the-blank, matching, multiple choice, and short answer questions. Critical thinking case studies require the user to apply the concepts found in the text chapters to solve problems, make decisions concerning care management, and provide responses to patient questions and concerns. Answer key contains answers to all questions and is located at the end of the book. Perforated pages allow instructors to utilize the Study Guide activities for assignments to be graded.
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Freestanding Birth Centers

Innovation, Evidence, Optimal Outcomes

Author: Linda J Cole, DNP, RN, CNM,Dr. Melissa D Avery, PhD, RN, CNM, FACNM, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826125921

Category: Medical

Page: 382

View: 7877

Written for graduate students and professionals in the fields of midwifery, women’s health, and public health, this book explores the freestanding birth center model in the United States from its conception by pioneering midwives and others in the early 1970s to the present day. Compared to the hospital-based birth model, the freestanding birth center offers a well-documented, healthier, more cost-effective, and more humane way to care for women and newborns, consistent with the goals of the Affordable Care Act. This rapidly expanding model of care has many positive implications for high-quality, individualized care and birth outcomes across the United States. Written by U.S. leaders in midwifery, Freestanding Birth Centers: Innovation, Evidence, Optimal Outcomes offers a comprehensive guide to the evolving role of birth centers, clinical and cost outcomes, regulatory and legal issues, provider and accreditation issues, and the future of the birth center model. Woven throughout the text are descriptions of "exemplar" birth centers representing diverse geographical, business, and service models. These cases illustrate the possibilities for expansion and replication of this model of care. Key Features Provides a thorough history of the birth center movement from its inception through future expansion of the model Serves as an essential resource with up-to-date evidence on clinical and cost outcomes Includes case studies linking the unique service focus of individual birth centers to the associated sections of the book Provides practical and comprehensive coverage of all issues involved in running a U.S. birth center
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Best Practices in Midwifery

Using the Evidence to Implement Change

Author: Barbara A. Anderson, DrPH, CNM, FACNM, FAAN,Susan Stone, DNSc, CNM, FACNM, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826108865

Category: Medical

Page: 280

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Awarded second place in the 2013 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Maternal-Child Nursing/Childbirthing category "This book is one of those turning points that will make an enormous difference." Judith P. Rooks, CNM, MS, MPH Author of Midwifery and Childbirth in America "This book provides a well-rounded examination of the issues we face in using evidence to inform our everyday clinical decisions...The authors have gathered current evidence and created practice scenarios to help the reader visualize EBP in action." "In a country that has more independent midwives and group practices than hospital based midwives this type of book could possibly become the cornerstone in terms of the standards of midwifery care."--Nursing Times From the Foreword by Holly Powell Kennedy, CNM, PhD, FACNM, FAAN President, American College of Nurse Midwives Helen Varney Professor of Midwifery Yale University School of Nursing Nurse-midwives often find themselves in situations where current research-based treatment conflicts with established practices that may be ineffective or even harmful. This text provides a roadmap for nurse-midwives who strive to implement change through evidence-based practice by presenting the most current evidence-based research on the care of childbearing women. It is the only book about evidence-based practice for nurse-midwives that encompasses the most controversial areas of practice. The text incorporates the foundations of midwifery and the midwifery model of care throughout. The book discusses the use of electronic databases in examining evidence and identifying best practices. It considers how the current workforce environment affects the practice of nurse-midwifery, and describes evidence-based practices in the care of childbearing women. Each chapter reviews current literature, describes contemporary practices and explores whether these practices are based on scientific evidence. Case studies enhance the examination of evidence and the identification of best practices. Key Features: Focuses on scientific evidence as the framework for the practice of nurse-midwifery Incorporates the hallmarks of midwifery and the midwifery model of care Examines practices that are in conflict with scientific evidence Provides guidance for practicing nurse-midwives in implementing best practices based upon scientific evidence
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Women’s Gynecologic Health

Author: Kerri Durnell Schuiling,Frances E. Likis

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284125017

Category: Medical

Page: 890

View: 1720

Women’s Gynecologic Health, Third Edition is a trusted, comprehensive, and evidence-based text that presents women’s gynecologic health from a woman-centered and holistic viewpoint. Encompassing both health promotion and management of gynecologic conditions, it provides clinicians and students with a strong foundation in gynecologic care and the knowledge necessary to apply it in clinical practice. With an emphasis on the importance of respecting the normalcy of female physiology, it is an essential reference for all women’s healthcare providers. The Third Edition includes four new chapters on prenatal and postpartum care, including anatomy and physiologic adaptations of normal pregnancy, diagnosis of pregnancy and overview of prenatal care, common complications of pregnancy, and postpartum care.
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ACNM Exam Prep Workbook (Revised 2015 Edition)

Revised 2015 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780914324034


Page: N.A

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Contributors: Cara A. Busenhart, PhD(c), MSN, CNM; Alisha Coffey-Morgan, MSN, APRN, CNM, RN; Julia Lange Kessler, MS, CM, RN, LC and Todd McManken; Nicole Rouhana, PhD, CNM, FNP-BCCopy Editor: Angela Harley MA, MPhil, ELSManaging Editor: Melissa A. Willmarth, DNP, APRN, CNMRevised edition includes minor updates and corrected citations. A concise and comprehensive review book that provides all essential elements you need to prepare for the American Midwifery Certification Board examination.* Covers all aspects of full scope midwifery practice management* Provides concrete study strategies and test taking tips that help you to be as prepared as possible* Includes multiple choice exam questions to refine your test taking skillsThis easy to follow AMCB certification review book is excellent for the new grads and busy professionals. Authored by certified nurse-midwives with extensive experience in both education and clinical practice, this book provides a clear plan for to help you be successful on the AMCB exam the first time! Seven major chapters address primary care, gynecology, antenatal, intrapartum and postpartum care, including newborn and a section on professional issues. Each chapter contains a thorough review of physiology and pathophysiology, followed by assessment, diagnosis and treatment using most recent professional standards of care and evidenced based practice. 2015, ISBN 978-0-914324-03-4 637 pages, including indexes. Softbound cover
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