Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX RN Examination

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 9780323358514
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.

Saunders 2018 2019 Strategies for Test Success E Book

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323479715
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.

Maternal Child Nursing Care E Book

Author: Shannon E. Perry
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323096085
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Written by the foremost experts in maternity and pediatric nursing, Maternal Child Nursing Care, 5th Edition offers the accurate, practical information you need to succeed in the classroom, the clinical setting, and on the NCLEX® examination. This new edition offers numerous content updates throughout the text to keep you up-to-date on the latest topics and best practices. Plus hundreds of illustrations, alert boxes, and tables clarify key content and help you quickly find essential information. Atraumatic Care boxes in the pediatric unit teach you how to provide competent and effective care to pediatric patients with the least amount of physical or psychological stress. Community Focus boxes emphasize community issues, supply resources and guidance, and illustrate nursing care in a variety of settings. Critical thinking case studies offer opportunities to test and develop your analytical skills and apply knowledge in various settings. Emergency boxes in the maternity unit guide you through step-by-step emergency procedures. Expert authors of the market-leading maternity and pediatric nursing textbooks combine to ensure delivery of the most accurate, up-to-date content. Family-Centered Care boxes highlight the needs or concerns of families that you should consider to provide family-centered care. NEW! Content updates throughout the text give you the latest information on topics such as the late preterm infant, fetal heart rate pattern identification, obesity in the pregnant woman, shaken baby syndrome/traumatic brain injury, Healthy People 2020, car restraints, immunizations, and childhood obesity. NEW! Updated Evidence-Based Practice boxes including QSEN KSAs (knowledge, skills, attitudes) provide the most current practice guidelines to promote quality care. NEW! Medication Alerts stress medication safety concerns for better therapeutic management. NEW! Safety Alerts highlighted and integrated within the content draw attention to developing competencies related to safe nursing practice.

Saunders Canadian Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX RN

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri
Publisher: Mosby Canada
ISBN: 9781771720601
Format: PDF
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Now there''s a Canadian edition of the book that is often called the ''the best NCLEX® exam review book ever! Saunders Canadian Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination provides everything your students need to prepare for the NCLEX exam - complete content review and over 5,100 NCLEX examination-style questions in the book and online. This is the first edition to put the NCLEX-RN® exam in a Canadian context. An Evolve companion website includes instructor resources that make it easy to integrate this book into any course, along with detailed feedback and assessment for your students'' work. 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 students learn from their 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 featuring special resources to help Canadian students succeed, this is THE book of choice for NCLEX preparation. Read any customer review or ask your colleagues to see why there''s nothing else like it! UNIQUE! Canadian appendices include resources for understanding NCLEX-RN® procedures, and the registration processes; a list of Canadian regulatory bodies and professional resources that guide competencies and standard-related nursing practice activities; Canadian resources by topic, providing Canadian NCLEX-RN writers with additional rationales for practice question answers; and Canadian reference resources. Over 5,100 practice questions in the text and online offer ample testing practice. Questions and content aligned with the latest NCLEX-RN exam reflect the increased level of difficulty and format changes in some areas. UNIQUE! A detailed test-taking strategy and rationale is included for each question, offering clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option. Question categories by cognitive level, client needs area, integrated process, and content area give students completely customizable exams or study sessions when using the Evolve companion website. Inclusion of all alternate item format questions covers multiple response, prioritizing (ordered response), fill-in-the-blank, figure/illustration (hot spot), chart/exhibit, video, and audio questions to give students practice with mastering prioritizing, decision-making, and critical thinking skills. UNIQUE! Canadian contributors highlight the differences in Canadian and American nursing practice, guiding Canadian nursing students around American language and terminology found in the NCLEX-RN. Mnemonics are included as Pyramid Alerts where appropriate throughout the text. Illustrations provide a consistent presentation of art throughout the text. Completely updated chapter on vital signs and laboratory values include the latest lab values. Alternate item format questions are highlighted with a special icon to easily find in the text. UNIQUE! Priority Nursing Action boxes list actions for clinical emergent situations requiring immediate action, including a detailed rationale. UNIQUE! Pyramid Alert! boxes spotlight important nursing concepts and procedures, and include tips and shortcuts for remembering key information. UNIQUE! Priority concepts call-outs highlight specific concepts related to nursing practice. 85-question comprehensive exam covers all content areas in the book in the same percentages that they are covered on the actual NCLEX-RN test plan. Full-colour designoffers a visually engaging learning experience. Easy-to-use index lets students quickly locate questions for a given topic or body system. Recent graduate''s perspective on guidance for the NCLEX-RN, nonacademic preparation, test-taking strategies, the CAT format, and the NCLEX-RN. Automatic software updates on Evolve allow students to check for changes and content updates throughout the life of the edition. UNIQUE! Audio review summaries on pharmacology, fluids and electrolytes, and acid-base balance are found on Evolve.

Nursing Fundamentals

Author: Mary Ann Hogan (MSN.)
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780133083590
Format: PDF, Kindle
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PEARSON REVIEWS & RATIONALES: NURSING FUNDAMENTALS WITH "NURSING REVIEWS & RATIONALES", 3/e provides a clear, concentrated, and up-to-date review of today's "need to know" knowledge for understanding nursing fundamentals. Developed by Mary Ann Hogan, RN and reviewed by a large team of nurse educators, this program can be used by current nursing students as a course study aid, for NCLEX-RN® exam preparation, or by practicing nurses seeking comprehensive yet concise review. Fully reflective of the current (2010) NCLEX-RN® Test Plan, it begins with overviews of the nursing process, health assessment, communication, and professional standards; health promotion throughout the life span, skills needed for safe practice. Next, it presents concise chapters on meeting basic human needs, as well as the needs of clients with pain; perioperative clients; and those with altered skin integrity, sensory perception, or mobility. The text concludes with a full chapter on safely administering medications and intravenous fluids. A complete support package includes access to additional questions and the complete eText online, and a tear-out NursingNotes card for clinical reference and quick review.

HESI Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX PN Examination

Author: HESI
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455751103
Format: PDF, Docs
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Prepare for success on your HESI exit exam and the NCLEX-PN®! The HESI Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination, 4th Edition provides a complete, all-in-one review of the information you need to know. Written in an easy-to-read outline format, this study tool breaks down chapters by clinical areas and topics emphasized on the NCLEX-PN exam. Rationales are provided for incorrect answers and help you address any areas of weakness. The companion Evolve website offers 500 practice questions, giving you valuable practice in the same electronic testing format you will experience on your nursing school exit exam and on the NCLEX-PN exam. Detailed rationales explain correct and incorrect answer options for practice questions. HESI Hint boxes highlight important clinical information and concepts commonly tested on the NCLEX-PN exam. Pharmacology tables summarize the need-to-know drug therapy content emphasized on the NCLEX-PN exam. Critical thinking study questions reinforce key concepts and content, and also include answer guidelines. Chapters organized by clinical area make it easy to find and study review topics. The Evolve companion website includes 500 NCLEX practice questions, including alternate item formats, providing a testing experience similar to the nursing school exit exam and the NCLEX-PN licensure examination. Updated content reflects the latest NCLEX-PN® test plan. 130 NEW questions are added to the Evolve companion website, bringing the overall total to 500 test questions. NEW fill-in-the-blank and prioritizing questions familiarize you with the new alternate item format item types included on the NCLEX-PN exam. NEW Gerontology quiz prepares you for the exam’s questions on this subject.

Saunders Comprehensive Review for NCLEX RN

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Company
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Mosby s Rntertainment

Author: Angela E Silvestri
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780323084635
Format: PDF, ePub
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Looking for an NCLEX® exam review alternative that is effective, engaging, and (dare we say) fun? Then look no further than RNtertainment! RNtertainment: The NCLEX® Review Game, 2nd Edition is a revolutionary board game that offers a fun and challenging change of pace from standard review options. Perfect for nursing students and practicing nurses looking to sharpen their nursing knowledge, this game offers 800 different clinical questions and scenarios that cover all the major nursing categories on the latest NCLEX® test plan - including Safe and Effective Care Environment, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Psychosocial Integrity, and Physiological Integrity. Test-Taking Tips and Test-Taking Traps are also incorporated into game play to fully prepare you for every facet of the exam process. Whether you want to challenge your friends or challenge yourself, effective exam preparation has never been this entertaining! The aim of the game is to answer nursing questions correctly and navigate through tricky Tips and Traps to be the first to reach NCLEX® exam success. Game play format for 2-6 people gives you the option of creating a competitive group atmosphere with fellow students or colleagues in addition to reviewing on your own. Category cards enable you to review all NCLEX® exam material or narrow your question bank to those categories in which you need the most practice. Hundreds of challenging questions and rationales from student-favorite NCLEX® exam expert Linda Silvestri reflect content on the latest NCLEX® test-plan. 800 questions are divided evenly among the four major client needs categories found on the NCLEX® exam: Safe and Effective Care Environment, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Psychosocial Integrity, and Physiological Integrity. A variety of question formats and difficulty levels allows you to encounter the wide spectrum of questions you will find on the NCLEX® exam. Rationales help you understand the reasoning or data related to the correct answer for each question. Test-Taking Tip and Traps provide successful test-taking strategies in one category (Flying High) and pitfalls to avoid in another category (Flying Low).

Saunders Q A Review Cards for the NCLEX RN Examination E Book

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323569153
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.

Growth and Development Across the Lifespan E Book

Author: Gloria Leifer
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323293565
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book provides introductory coverage of growth and development throughout the lifespan. The content emphasizes normal aspects as well as the unique problems and health promotion needs of each age and stage of development. It features a strong health promotion theme structured around Healthy People 2020 objectives. Lifespan coverage from prenatal development to death helps students integrate concepts related to normal changes in each stage of the life cycle. Coverage of current research and trends in health care provide readers with the most up-to-date, accurate information. Health promotion and disease prevention, including Healthy People 2020 objectives, are highlighted throughout the book. Cultural content is highlighted throughout the book and in new Chapter 3: Cultural Considerations in Health Care to encourage students to consider cultural implications at every stage of development. Separate chapter on advanced old age and geriatrics (Chapter 14) discuss the theories, physiological changes, and psychological aspects of aging; health promotion and maintenance; and the role of health care providers in caring for the geriatric patient. All of this helps students understand how to maintain quality of life and promote health in advanced old age. Teaching techniques for every developmental stage are part of a consistent chapter format and provide age-appropriate patient education tips. Consistent chapter organization for each stage of growth and development makes information easy to access. Critical Thinking scenarios and questions appear at the end of each chapter to help students consider all variables when planning care across the lifespan. Student learning features include Objectives, Key Terms, Key Points, and Review Questions. Appendix A includes the FDA's Recommended Child and Adult Immunization Schedules, providing essential health promotion information. NEW Appendix B provides a Multilingual Glossary of Symptoms to enhance students' awareness of culturally sensitive care. Glossary includes definitions of Key Terms and additional terms help students review concepts and terminology at a glance. Bibliography is organized by chapter at the end of the book to facilitate additional research and study.