Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination - E-Book

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri,Angela Silvestri

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323485359

Category: Medical

Page: 1040

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Review for the NCLEX-PN® exam with leading NCLEX® experts Linda Anne Silvestri and Angela Silvestri! Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination, 7th Edition provides everything you need to prepare for the NCLEX-PN exam — a review of essential nursing content, more than 4,500 NCLEX exam-style questions, detailed rationales, and test-taking tips and strategies. Based on Silvestri’s proven Pyramid to Success, the book includes many questions that test the critical thinking skills you need to pass the NCLEX. An Evolve companion website adds a pre-test that generates a study calendar, study questions with immediate feedback for both correct and incorrect answers, and practice exams with immediate scoring. Updated to reflect the latest NCLEX-PN test plan, this complete review is a perennial favorite of students preparing for the NCLEX. More than 4,500 practice questions are included in the book and the Evolve companion website. Detailed rationales are provided for both correct and incorrect answer options. Alternate item format questions include multiple response, prioritizing, fill-in-the-blank, figure/illustration, chart/exhibit, graphic option, and audio/video clips, as the NCLEX-PN exam is no longer limited to multiple-choice questions. UNIQUE! A 75-question pre-test on Evolve provides feedback on your strengths and weaknesses, and the results generate an individualized study calendar. An 85-question comprehensive exam in the book matches the client needs percentages identified in the NCLEX-PN test plan. Pyramid to Success sections at the beginning of each unit provide an overview of content, guidance for your review, and the subject’s relative importance in the NCLEX-PN text plan. Pyramid Points and Pyramid Alert boxes identify content that typically appears on the NCLEX-PN exam. What Should You Do? boxes in each chapter help you develop critical thinking skills, with answers at the end of the chapter. NEW! Current NCLEX-PN test plan is incorporated into this review, including the exam’s newly added content. UPDATED test-taking strategies are included in a separate chapter and for each question to give clues for finding the correct answers. UPDATED Priority Nursing Action boxes help you to effectively prioritize nursing care, and include detailed rationales and textbook references. NEW! Learning objectives tied to client needs are provided for each unit in the book.
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Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination

Author: Global Dogan

Publisher: amekad books

ISBN: N.A

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Uploaded by ~StormRG~ Often called the ‘the best NCLEX® exam review book ever,’ Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination provides everything you need to prepare for the NCLEX exam - complete content review and over 5,100 NCLEX examination-style questions in the book and online. Don't make the mistake of assuming the quality of the questions is the same in all NCLEX exam review books, because only this book includes the kind of questions that consistently test the critical thinking skills necessary to pass today's NCLEX exam. Even better, all answers include detailed rationales to help you learn from your answer choices, as well as test-taking strategies with tips on how to best approach each question. Written by the most trusted name in NCLEX review, Linda Anne Silvestri, and updated to reflect the most current NCLEX test plan, Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 6th Edition is THE book of choice for NCLEX examination review. But don’t just take our word for it - read any customer review or ask your classmates to see why there's nothing else like it! UNIQUE! A detailed test-taking strategy and rationale is included for each question, offering clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option, and guiding you to remediation in Saunders Strategies for Test Success: Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX® Exam and Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Exam. UNIQUE! Priority Nursing Action boxes list actions for clinical emergent situations requiring immediate action, including a detailed rationale and textbook reference. All alternate item-format questions are included, with multiple response, prioritizing, fill-in-the-blank, figure/illustration, chart/exhibit, video, and audio questions to provide practice with prioritizing, decision-making, and critical thinking skills. UNIQUE! Pyramid Alert! boxes spotlight important nursing concepts and procedures, and include tips and shortcuts for remembering key information. Exam preparation chapters include test-taking strategies, the CAT format, transitional issues for the foreign-educated nurse, and the NCLEX-RN exam from a new graduate's perspective. A comprehensive exam consists of 85 questions that cover all content areas in the book and mirror the percentages identified in the NCLEX-RN examination test plan. NEW and UNIQUE! A summary of key changes to the 2013 NCLEX-RN test plan is included in the front of the book. New! More practice questions have been added to the book and online, bringing the total to 5,172 questions. New! Tracking of practice results on the Evolve companion website makes it easy to check your progress.
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Saunders Q&A Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination - E-Book

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri,Angela Silvestri

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323448143

Category: Medical

Page: 688

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Practice makes perfect with Saunders Q&A Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 7th Edition. This popular review offers more than 6,000 test questions, giving you all the Q&A practice you need to pass the NCLEX-RN® examination! Each question enhances review by including a test-taking strategy, rationales for correct and incorrect answers, and page references to major nursing textbooks. Questions are organized to match the Client Needs and Integrated Processes found in the most recent NCLEX-RN test plan. Q&A practice is also provided on an Evolve companion website, with many study and testing options. From the most trusted name in NCLEX review, Linda Anne Silvestri, this resource is part of the popular Saunders Pyramid to Success. A detailed test-taking strategy is included for each question, providing clues for analyzing and selecting the correct answer. Chapters organized by Client Needs simplify review and reflect the question mix in the NCLEX-RN test plan blueprint. Rationales are provided for both correct and incorrect answer options. All alternate item question types are represented, including multiple response, prioritizing/ordered response, fill-in-the-blank, illustration/hot spot, chart/exhibit questions, graphic option, and questions incorporating audio and video. An 85-question comprehensive exam represents the content and percentages of question types identified in the NCLEX-RN test plan. A Priority Nursing Tip is included with each question, highlighting need-to-know patient care information. Introductory chapters feature preparation guidance for the NCLEX-RN including chapters on academic and nonacademic preparation, advice from a recent nursing graduate, and transitional issues for the foreign-educated nurse. NEW! Reflects the latest NCLEX-RN® test plan to familiarize you with newly added content they may encounter on the exam. NEW! Additions to the Evolve companion website include a 75-question post-test, case studies with follow-up questions, and links to animations for selected rationales, offering unique remediation opportunities. NEW! Trade drug names replaced with generic drug names reflecting latest test plan changes. NEW! Health Problem label included to help you study selected health topics. This will also allow you to focus your study when reviewing questions on Evolve.
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Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN? Examination Pageburst Plus Evolve Access Code (Retail Access Cards)

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9780323228480

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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Often called the 'the best NCLEX® exam review book ever,' Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination provides everything you need to prepare for the NCLEX exam - complete content review and over 5,100 NCLEX examination-style questions in the book and online. Don't make the mistake of assuming the quality of the questions is the same in all NCLEX exam review books, because only this book includes the kind of questions that consistently test the critical thinking skills necessary to pass today's NCLEX exam. Even better, all answers include detailed rationales to help you learn from your answer choices, as well as test-taking strategies with tips on how to best approach each question. Written by the most trusted name in NCLEX review, Linda Anne Silvestri, and updated to reflect the most current NCLEX test plan, Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 6th Edition is THE book of choice for NCLEX examination review. But don't just take our word for it - read any customer review or ask your classmates to see why there's nothing else like it! UNIQUE! A detailed test-taking strategy and rationale is included for each question, offering clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option, and guiding you to remediation in Saunders Strategies for Test Success: Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX® Exam and Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Exam. UNIQUE! Priority Nursing Action boxes list actions for clinical emergent situations requiring immediate action, including a detailed rationale and textbook reference. All alternate item-format questions are included, with multiple response, prioritizing, fill-in-the-blank, figure/illustration, chart/exhibit, video, and audio questions to provide practice with prioritizing, decision-making, and critical thinking skills. UNIQUE! Pyramid Alert! boxes spotlight important nursing concepts and procedures, and include tips and shortcuts for remembering key information. Exam preparation chapters include test-taking strategies, the CAT format, transitional issues for the foreign-educated nurse, and the NCLEX-RN exam from a new graduate's perspective. A comprehensive exam consists of 85 questions that cover all content areas in the book and mirror the percentages identified in the NCLEX-RN examination test plan. NEW and UNIQUE! A summary of key changes to the 2013 NCLEX-RN test plan is included in the front of the book. New! More practice questions have been added to the book and online, bringing the total to 5,172 questions. New! Tracking of practice results on the Evolve companion website makes it easy to check your progress.
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Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9780323358514

Category:

Page: 1152

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Part of the Saunders Pyramid to Success for NCLEX-PN series, this unique and comprehensive review program focuses specifically on material featured in the National Council of State Boards of Nursing's most recent NCLEX-PN test plan. The companion CD-ROM contains all 1,800 multiple-choice questions from the text plus over 1,200 additional practice questions.
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Saunders Q&A Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination E-Book

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455733415

Category: Medical

Page: 728

View: 3223

With more than 5,800 test questions, Saunders Q&A Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 5th Edition provides the practice you need to succeed on the NCLEX-RN exam. To enhance your review, each question includes a test-taking strategy, rationales for correct and incorrect answers, and page references to major nursing textbooks. The companion Evolve website adds a pre-test to help in identifying any areas of weakness, and lets you answer questions in quiz, study, or exam mode. Written by NCLEX review expert Linda Anne Silvestri, this book organizes questions to match the Client Needs and Integrated Processes found in the most recent NCLEX-RN test plan. This review is part of the popular Saunders Pyramid to Success, which has helped more than 1.5 million nurses pass the NCLEX exam! A detailed test-taking strategy is included for each question, providing clues for analyzing and selecting the correct answer. Rationales are provided for both correct and incorrect answer options. Questions categorized by Cognitive Level, Client Needs area, Integrated Process, and clinical content area help you focus on the question types you find most difficult. All alternate item format questions (multiple response, prioritizing, fill-in-the-blank, figure/illustration (hot spot), audio, video, and chart/exhibit) are included. Chapters organized by Client Needs simplify your review and reflect the question mix in the NCLEX-RN® test plan blueprint. A 85-question comprehensive exam represents the content and percentages of question types identified in the NCLEX-RN test plan. Preparation for your NCLEX-RN review includes chapters on nonacademic preparation, test-taking strategies, the CAT format, and a view of the NCLEX-RN from a new graduate's perspective. Page references to Elsevier textbooks direct you to remediation material for any question answered incorrectly. A companion Evolve website includes a pre-test to help in identifying any areas of weakness, and lets you answer questions in quiz, study, or exam mode. Automatic updates of the Evolve site allow you to check for changes to content or functionality throughout the life of the edition. Content from the most recent NCLEX-RN® test plan covers the newest topics you could see on the exam. 600 questions are added, for a total of 5,800 in the book and on the companion Evolve website. Hundreds of new alternate item format questions provide even more opportunity for practice. A Priority Nursing Tip is included with each question, providing important patient care information. A full-color design and over 20 new figures enhance understanding and increase the book's visual appeal. Review format includes chapters on how to study for and take the NCLEX examination, and includes a test for each Client Need category, a test on Integrated Processes, and a comprehensive test for practice in answering questions from all areas. A new content-area index makes it easier to find questions and review a given disorder/topic.
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Saunders Q & A Review Cards for the NCLEX-RN® Examination - E-Book

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri,Angela Silvestri

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323569153

Category: Medical

Page: 728

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With Saunders Q & A Review Cards for the NCLEX-RN® Exam, 3rd Edition, you can study in a flash – anytime and anywhere! From Linda Silvestri and Angela Silvestri, the foremost experts in NCLEX prep, comes an updated collection of portable review cards with practice questions that reflect the latest NCLEX-RN test plan. The ideal companion to Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination, these review cards contain 1,200 practice questions — each including test-taking strategies and detailed rationales for both correct and incorrect answers. Practice questions, organized by clinical area, appear on the front of each card with an icon indicating client need. The reverse side shows answers and rationales, along with Silvestri’s unique test-taking strategies and priority nursing action tips. New to this edition are questions that address current healthcare standards and concerns, and additional alternate item format questions. 1,200 practice questions include detailed rationales for both correct and incorrect answers. Alternate item format questions include multiple response, prioritizing, fill-in-the-blank, chart/exhibit, and figure/illustration to prepare you for the prioritizing, decision-making, and critical thinking skills needed to pass the NCLEX-RN. UNIQUE! Test-taking strategies for each question provide direction and hints to the correct answer. UNIQUE! Organization of questions by clinical area lets you focus on areas of weakness and use the cards as study aids in course exams. Separate pharmacology section prepares you for the increased emphasis on pharmacology on the NCLEX-RN. UNIQUE! Highlighted keywords or phrases in each answer identify a recommended review topic related to the question. Color tabs make it quick and easy to locate questions in the various content areas. NEW! UPDATED content reflects the most recent NCLEX-RN test plan. NEW! An increase in the number of alternate item format questions reflects the growing number of these types of question seen on the NCLEX-RN exam.
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Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination Pageburst Plus Evolve Access Code

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9781455751082

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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This is a Pageburst digital book; this title includes two parts: Pageburst Retail Access Card AND Evolve Access Card There is a reason Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination has been called 'the best NCLEX exam review book ever.' Essentially, students find everything they need to review for the NCLEX exam under one cover - complete content review and over 4,500 NCLEX examination-style questions in the book and on the free Evolve companion website! Educator Resources let you incorporate the textbook to fit the specific needs of your course, while the companion site provides detailed feedback and assessment from your students' work. Don't let your students make the mistake of assuming the quality of the questions is the same in all NCLEX examination review books, because only Silvestri's Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination includes the kind of questions that consistently test the critical thinking skills necessary to pass today's NCLEX exam. And, what's even better is that ALL answers include detailed rationales to help students learn from their answer choices, as well as test taking strategies that provide tips for how to best approach each question. It's easy to see why Silvestri is THE book of choice for NCLEX examination review. But don't just take our word for it - read any customer review or ask your colleagues to see why Silvestri users believe that there's nothing else like it! Each question includes the correct answer, a complete rationale for all responses, and a test-taking strategy to help you develop techniques for locating the correct response. Each question includes a page reference to an Elsevier textbook to allow for further research and study. All alternate item-format questions are included, with multiple response, prioritizing, fill-in-the-blank, figure/illustration, chart/exhibit, and audio questions to prepare you for the wide variety of question types on the NCLEX-RN examination. Organization by nursing content area provides a logical, effective review to use throughout your nursing program. Pyramid Terms define key terms at the beginning of each major unit or chapter. Pyramid Points within each chapter highlight content that is important in preparing for the NCLEX-RN examination. Pyramid to Success sections provide an overview of major units or chapters and specific content related to the latest NCLEX-RN examination test plan. Pharmacology is emphasized with 13 pharmacology chapters, a medication and intravenous calculation chapter, and a pediatric medication calculation chapter to reflect this priority content on the NCLEX exam. Introductory chapters cover preparation for the NCLEX-RN exam, test-taking strategies, the NCLEX-RN exam from a student's perspective, and transitional issues for the foreign-educated nurse. A comprehensive exam consists of 265 questions that cover all content areas in the book and mirror the percentages identified in the NCLEX-RN examination test plan. A companion Evolve site allows practice in quiz, study, or exam modes, with questions selected from content area, integrated process, category of client need, or alternate item-format type. Completely updated content is based on the new NCLEX-RN examination test plan, effective April 2010. A total of 4,500 questions ensure that you're thoroughly prepared for the content covered on the NCLEX-RN Exam. New chapter on physical assessment highlights the key components of physical examination and health history often encountered on the NCLEX exam. Audio and video questions on the companion Evolve site provide experience with these new types of questions before the exam. Unique! Audio review summaries included on the Evolve cover the three core areas of pharmacology, fluids and electrolytes, and acid-base balance. Expanded coverage of prioritization, delegation, and nursing leadership and management provides critical information for these growing areas of nursing. Unique! Priority Nursing Actions boxes outline and explain clinical emergent situations requiring immediate action, including detailed rationales and textbook references to help strengthen your prioritizing skills in clinical and testing situations. Pyramid Alert boxes highlight important nursing concepts to help you focus on the content that is most frequently tested on the NCLEX examination. Automatic updates on Evolve make it easy to check for changes and updates throughout the life of the edition.
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Saunders Q & A Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination E-Book

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455710733

Category: Medical

Page: 736

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Based on student feedback, Saunders Q&A Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination is organized to address specific Client Needs and Integrated Processes to mirror the NCLEX-PN test plan. This review follows Silvestri Comprehensive Review as the natural next step for students in the Silvestri suite of products. It contains 3,200 practice questions—including Alternate Item Format—that include comprehensive rationales for both correct and incorrect options, test-taking strategies, and a textbook page reference for further explanation. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content may not be included. Remediation tied directly back to your Elsevier textbooks provides resources for further study. Content is organized according to Client Needs, providing an organized review for exam preparation and end-of-course or exit standardized exams. Practice questions, answers, and detailed rationales all appear on the same page, giving you immediate feedback on your responses. Detailed test-taking strategies for each question give you clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option. Rationales are provided for both correct and incorrect options. Provides computerized testing practice in study, quiz, or exam modes, to allow you to choose from 21 different content categories and focus your study sessions. Each question is categorized by level of cognitive ability, Client Needs area, integrated process, and clinical content area to allow you multiple study and exam selections. Contains chapters on academic and nonacademic NCLEX-PN preparation, advice from a recent nursing graduate, and test-taking strategies that help you understand complicated exam questions. Comprehensive exam consists of 85 questions related to all content areas in the book and representative of the percentages identified in the NCLEX-PN test plan.
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Hesi/Saunders Online Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination Access Code

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri,HESI

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9780323297349

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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HESI/Saunders Online Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination, 2nd Edition, provides all of the aspects of a traditional print comprehensive review book, but with the convenience and added interactivity of the online format. The comprehensive online review provides key nursing content organized by content specialty areas and NCLEX Client Needs, with a reference list for nursing concepts. A diagnostic pre-test taken at the beginning of the course provides students with a study calendar to guide them through the content modules. Each module is followed by a quiz to determine students' mastery of the content. A comprehensive exam at the end of the course gives students a breakdown of their strengths and weaknesses. A wealth of illustrations, video, audio, and animation helps to clarify key concepts and engage students as they study for the course exams and prepare to take the NCLEX. Trusted content from the bestselling Silvestri NCLEX titles and HESI live review courses is featured in a convenient, interactive, and flexible online format. Content review modules include bulleted topic summaries, key terms and definitions, practice questions, and case studies-as well as images, animations, and video clips. All alternate item question types are represented to give you practice with mastering prioritizing, decision-making, and critical thinking skills. Diagnostic pre-test identifies your strengths and weaknesses and generates a study plan tailored to your specific needs. End-of-module and comprehensive exams provide a "dry run" for course and board exams. Detailed test-taking strategies and rationales for each question provide clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option. Video clips feature experienced nursing instructors explaining difficult concepts along with corresponding sample questions. NEW! Updated content reflects the most current NCLEX-RN test plan as well as clinical updates and medications. NEW! Content functionality enables you to approach content in the way that best fits your program and goals. NEW! 200 new questions that focus on alternate item types, pharmacology, and prioritization. NEW! Narrated PowerPoint reviews cover challenging topics such as pharmacology, fluids and electrolytes, and acid-base balance. NEW and EXPANDED! Leadership, delegation, and prioritization content reflects the increasing emphasis on management on the NCLEX-RN exam.
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Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-PN Examination

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1619059657

Category: Education

Page: 100

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-PN Examination. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
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Saunders Comprehensive Review for NCLEX-RN

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri

Publisher: W.B. Saunders Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 1195

View: 5892

This book and CD set provides students with 3,500 practice questions that include comprehensive rationales and test-taking strategies. It covers all of the nursing content tests on NCLEX-RN and offers chapters on preparation for the exam. The CD-ROM contains all 1,800 multiple choice questions from the book, and over 1,600 additional practice questions not found in the text.
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Saunders 2018-2019 Strategies for Test Success - E-Book

Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX Exam

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri,Angela Silvestri

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323479715

Category: Medical

Page: 264

View: 575

Get more than just practice questions; get comprehensive test and nursing school preparation that’s proven to help you succeed! Written by the most trusted expert in NCLEX exam prep, Saunders 2018-2019 Strategies for Test Success: Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX Exam, 5th Edition is an invaluable guide that teaches you how to master the things that matter most on the NCLEX exam and your nursing school exams: critical thinking, problem solving, and time management. In this guide you’ll find not only 1,200 practice questions and rationales that reflect the latest NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN test plans, but you’ll also get a wealth of proven tips and real-world hints to help you overcome text anxiety, develop effective study habits, and confidently evaluate and identify the correct answer for a variety of test question types, including alternate item formats. It’s a must-have resource for any nursing student who needs not just practice, but well-rounded preparation! A Reducing Test Anxiety chapter offers simple strategies to control test-induced stress and gain the confidence needed to pass exams. A Developing Study Skills chapter provides helpful tips on improving time management for more efficient exam preparation. 1,200 review questions are included in the book and online, providing a 2-in-1 approach to learning strategies and test-taking skills UNIQUE! Student-to-Student Hints highlight real life strategies that have helped other students graduate from nursing school and pass the NCLEX exam. Helpful Tips for the Nursing Student highlight the most important concepts needed for exam success. Online practice questions let you apply the strategies learned from the text in a realistic electronic testing environment. Emphasis on comprehensive test preparation helps you develop, refine, and apply the reasoning skills you need to succeed throughout nursing school and on the NCLEX examination. Priority concepts for each question help you link your concept-based classes and NCLEX prep. Chapters on specific question content — such as prioritization, pharmacology, triage/disaster management, and delegation — offer numerous examples to prepare you for higher-level questions. A fun, 4-color design features cartoons and bold designs to help engage visual learners. NEW! Thoroughly updated content reflects the most current NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN test plans. NEW! Experience level coding for questions designates each question as beginning, intermediate, or experienced to help focus your learning throughout all points of your nursing school career. NEW! Increased focus on clinical judgement incorporates strategies for clinical judgement, question data, and question abnormalities into the NCLEX-style questions. NEW! Expanded client-centered options address the increasing import of the patient-centered care QSEN competency on the NCLEX Exam. NEW! Additional coverage of interprofessionalism is incorporated.
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Mosby's Tour Guide to Nursing School - E-Book

A Student's Road Survival Kit

Author: Melodie Chenevert

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323067395

Category: Medical

Page: 240

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Encouraging, user-friendly, and altogether unique, Mosby’s Tour Guide to Nursing School encourages you to not only survive nursing school, but excel in whichever program you select. Throughout the book, Dr. Chenevert compares your journey through nursing school to a road trip, and she offers advice to increase your understanding, help you successfully navigate obstacles, and make your journey more enjoyable. You’ll learn how to prepare for the NCLEX® and your nursing career, how to get good grades, how to deal with failure, how to improve oral and written reports, and much more. A must-have for every nursing student! Endorsed by the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA). Written by a nationally known motivational speaker and nurse, the book’s down-to-earth approach uses humor and clever analogies to clearly teach the information you need to know. Uses the analogy of a cross-country road trip to help you see the relationships between different aspects of nursing school, as well as give you a finite view of its duration and end result. Inspirational quotes throughout offer wisdom and encouragement from fellow nursing students and graduates. The appendix lists numerous diverse resources you’ll find useful before, during, and after nursing school. Electronic Age Information covers distance learning, online courses, and podcasts, facilitating your success both in today’s electronic classroom and with the advancing technology in nursing. A special NCLEX® chapter (Chapter 29: Are We There Yet? Almost.) provides you with the tools you need to prepare for and pass the NCLEX®. Updated statistics and information on the emerging trends of the workforce keep you current with what’s happening in the world outside nursing and help you make educated choices during nursing school. Three chapters are devoted to diversity in today’s workforce and the non-traditional student. Thorough coverage of ADN, BSN, and RN-BSN programs (program prerequisites, differences, and more) helps you make informed decisions about your choice of nursing programs. An appendix of Online Resources provides quick and easy access to web sites that will assist both students and graduates with continued study and real-world advice.
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Review of Hemodialysis for Nurses and Dialysis Personnel - E-Book

Author: Judith Z. Kallenbach

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323171060

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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Keeping you current with the latest in dialysis treatment and equipment, Review of Hemodialysis for Nurses and Dialysis Personnel, 8th Edition provides a practical introduction to dialysis and an excellent review for the certification exam. It assumes no prior knowledge of patient care, nursing procedures, or dialysis principles, using a question-and-answer format to discuss the basic principles, basic diseases, and basic problems found in the treatment of kidney patients by dialysis. Dialysis expert Judy Kallenbach writes in a clear, easy-to-read style, explaining topics such as the chemistry of body fluid and electrolytes, renal failure, nutrition, infection control, and the important psychosocial aspects of dialysis treatment. Easy-to-understand language introduces new terms and concepts, not assuming prior knowledge of dialysis. A question-and-answer format makes information easy to find and easy to read. Comprehensive coverage provides the knowledge needed to care for dialysis patients and to prepare for the certification exam, with topics including a review of fluid and electrolytes, transplantation, infection control, and the important psychosocial aspects of dialysis treatment. More than 60 illustrations depict all aspects of dialysis treatment and care. A multidisciplinary approach includes a chapter on the different roles in the hemodialysis team, describing how dialysis care is coordinated and what patients go through during their treatment. Coverage of the entire lifespan helps in caring for patients of different ages, including separate chapters on pediatric hemodialysis and end-stage renal disease in the elderly. A discussion of home dialysis therapies prepares you for a time when cost cutting may lead to a wider use of home dialysis treatment. Useful appendices offer quick reference to organizations and resources, pound-to-kilogram conversions, a glossary, and more. New Math Calculations chapter helps in accurately programming goals for dialysis patients. New Test Taking Guidelines chapter offers tips and strategies to prepare you for the certification exam. Updated coverage includes the latest on water treatment, infection control, patient assessment, and the plan of care, with additional information on the management of quality and professional boundaries. Coverage of revised regulations from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) updates the requirements for reimbursement for services provided to federally insured patients, with changes in areas such as patient safety, infection control, water and dialysate quality, facility design, patient care, patient plan of care, performance improvement, and personnel qualifications.
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Lippincott's Review for NCLEX-RN

Author: Diane McGovern Billings

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582553603

Category: Medical

Page: 843

View: 3967

The thoroughly updated edition reflects the current NCLEX test plan and contains more than 5,000 test questions to help students practice taking the exam. The book contains more questions than any other NCLEX-RN review and includes more pharmacology-related questions.
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