Ace the PCCN(R) You Can Do it! Study Guide was designed to serve as a succinct guide following AACN's test blueprint for the PCCN(R) examination. The guide was purposefully written using only bullet points containing key information on each disease state. Consider using the accompanying guide Ace the PCCN(R) You Can Do It? Practice Review Question Book, which contains over 500 practice questions with rationale.
Author: Ann J. Brorsen
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release Date: 2016-11-22
PCCN Certification Review, Third Edition is the ideal study guide for nurses preparing to take the Progressive Care Certified Nurse (PCCN) exam administered by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). It includes more than 1,100 questions and comprehensive answers with rationales. The Third Edition has been updated and revised in all sections to reflect changes in the new PCCN test plan, including gerontological issues, cardiac surgery, pacemakers, infectious diseases, and palliative care.
Congratulations on taking a step toward becoming certified! Ace the CCRN(R) You Can Do It! Practice Review Questions book was designed to challenge your knowledge using practice questions following AACN's test blueprint for the CCRN(R) examination. The book contains hundreds of practice questions and provides rationales for each of the questions.
Author: Robin Donohoe Dennison
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2015-07-15
This new PCCN review book applies Robin Dennison's time-tested approach to the Progressive Care Nursing Certification exam and follows the latest PCCN exam test plan, with one or more chapters for each section of the exam. It features a thorough review in narrative format for each chapter, and covers all of the content you need to master the PCCN exam.
Author: Thomas Ahrens
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2010-05-03
The best review available for Critical Care certification A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011! Critical Care Nursing Certification is a complete step-by-step guide that thoroughly covers everything you need to know to pass the examination administered by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN). Presented in short, easy-to-read chapters, the book includes subject-specific practice exams, allowing you to target your study and quickly identify weak areas. In addition, the handy "Editor's Note" feature explains changes to the exam, highlights what's important, and alerts you to the number of questions you should expect on a given topic. Everything you need to pass the Critical Care certification exam: NEW! Companion CD-ROM containing two complete practice exams NEW! A section on behavioral and psychological factors in critical care NEW! Expanded neurology section Valuable test-taking tips to help you perform your best on the exam A practice exam at the end of each part of the book Content that includes every topic you will see on the exam: Cardiovascular; Pulmonary; Endocrine; Immunology and Hematology; Neurology; Gastroenterology; Renal; Multiorgan Problems; Synergy; Behavior
Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc
Release Date: 2014-03-31
***Includes Practice Test Questions*** PCCN Exam Secrets helps you ace the Progressive Care Certified Nurse Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive PCCN 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. PCCN Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to PCCN 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; Comprehensive sections including: Etiology of Acute Coronary Syndrome, Treatment of Unstable Angina, Anticoagulation and Thrombolytic Therapy, Calcium Channel Blockers, Symptoms of Acute Myocardial Infarction/Ischemia, Use of Cardiac Enzymes, Thrombolytic Therapy, Pulmonary Edema/Heart Failure Phases, Four Causes of Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema, Risk Factors for Heart Disease, Laboratory Studies and Diagnostic Tests, Signs and Symptoms of Heart Failure, Brain Natiuretic Peptide, Pharmacological Treatments, Stages of Heart Failure, Prevention of Hypoglycemia, Critical Care Management of Hypoglycemia, Assessment of Adrenal Function, Diagnosis of Diabetes Insipidus, Clinical Signs and Symptoms of DKA, The Five Grades of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Fischer Grade Classification, and much more...
Author: Thomas Ahrens
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2011-05-17
The best review available for Progressive Care certification – updated to reflect the latest changes in the PCCN exam! CD-ROM with 2 comprehensive practice exams Progressive Care Nursing Certification is a complete step-by-step guide that thoroughly covers everything you need to know to pass the examination administered by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN). Following the PCCN blueprint, the book reflects the latest changes to the test plan--so you know you are studying the most relevant, up-to-date material possible. Presented in short, easy-to-read chapters, the book includes subject-specific practice exams, allowing you to target your study and quickly identify weak areas. In addition, the handy “Editor’s Note” highlights what’s important and gives you an idea of the number of questions you should expect on a given topic. Everything you need to pass the Progressive Care certification exam: A companion CD-ROM containing two complete practice exams A practice exam at the end of each part of the book (10 in all) More than 500 Q&A in the book and on the CD-ROM Content that includes every topic you will see on the exam: Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, Endocrine, Immunology and Hematology, Gastroenterology, Renal, Multi-organ Problems, Synergy, Behavior
Author: Pccn Certification Review Prep Team
Release Date: 2017-05-17
***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Get the test prep help you need to be successful on the PCCN exam. The PCCN exam is extremely challenging and test preparation is essential for success. PCCN Quick Study is the ideal prep solution for anyone who wants to pass the PCCN exam. It's adapted from the PCCN Exam Secrets Study Guide. Not only does it provide a guide to the PCCN exam as a whole, it also provides practice test questions as well as detailed explanation of each answer. PCCN Quick Study includes: -A review of material covered on the Progressive Care Certified Nurse Exam -A thorough guide to clinical judgment -An extensive look at professional caring and ethical practice -Practice questions with detailed answer explanations It's filled with the critical information you'll need in order to do well on the test the concepts, procedures, principles, and vocabulary that the PCCN exam expects you to have mastered before sitting for the exam. -Clinical Judgment -Cardiovascular -Cardiovascular -Pulmonary -Endocrine -Hematology/Immunology -Neurology -Gastrointestinal -Renal -Multisystem -Infectious diseases -Wound therapy -Shock -Behavioral -Delirium -Depression -Substance abuse These sections are full of specific and detailed information that will be key to passing the PCCN exam. The guide is laid out in a logical and organized fashion so that one section naturally flows from the one preceding it. Because it's written with an eye for both technical accuracy and accessibility, you will not have to worry about getting lost in dense academic language. Any test prep guide is only as good as its practice questions and answers, and that's another area where our guide stands out. Our test designers have provided test questions to help you know what to expect on the actual PCCN exam. Each answer is explained in depth, in order to make the principles and reasoning behind it crystal clear. We've helped thousands of people pass standardized tests and achieve their education and career goals.
Author: Alexander Johnson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2018-04-05
The best book on the market for nurses preparing for the Progressive Care Certification Exam! This score-boosting new resource is a complete step-by-step guide that thoroughly covers everything you need to know to pass the examination administered by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN). Following the PCCN blueprint, the book reflects the latest changes to test plan, so you can be confident you are studying the most timely, relevant material possible. With more than 1,200 Q&A, and an easy-to-follow, step-by-step review of all the must-know content, this is a true essential for anyone preparing for the exam. Presented in short, easy-to-read chapters, the book includes subject-specific practice exam, allowing you to target your study and quickly identify your weak areas. In addition, handy “Editor’s Notes” highlight what is important and gives you an idea of the number of questions you should expect on a given topic. Features: • Vibrant two-color layout • Chapter ending Summaries encapsulate must-know information • Remediation for answers to practice exams • Boxes and sidebars highlight important information.
Author: Pccn Exam Prep Team
Publisher: Trivium LLC
Release Date: 2017-09-22
Trivium Test PCCN Review Book 2018-2019: PCCN Study Guide and Practice Test Questions for the Progressive Care Certified Nurse Exam offers:Our PCCN review book is updated from our PCCN review book 2016 with a detailed overview of what you need to know for the Progressive Care Certified Nurse Exam, so that you know exactly what to expectTrivium Test Prep¿s PCCN certification review also covers all of the subjects over which you will be tested on the PCCN testIncludes 100 PCCN exam practice questions for the best PCCN test prepTrivium¿s PCCN review book also offers test tips and strategies to help you score higher on for the PCCN exam Trivium Test Prep¿s PCCN Review Book 2018-2019: PCCN Study Guide and Practice Test Questions for the Progressive Care Certified Nurse Exam covers:Cardiovascular DisordersPulmonary DisordersEndocrine, Hematological, Gastrointestinal, and Renal DisordersNeurological, Multisystem, and Behavioral DisordersPsychological DisordersProfessional Caring and Ethical PracticePCCN Practice Exam About the PCCN TestThe PCCN certification is a designation provided by the AACN, granted to those who have demonstrated a thorough knowledge in progressive care nursing for acutely ill patients. The PCCN exam lasts for 2 hours 30 minutes and has 125 items. However only 100 of them are scored. The other 25 questions are used for gathering information to improve future exams if needed. Approximately 80% of the exam will focus on ¿Clinical Judgment¿ and the other 20% will cover ¿Professional Caring and Ethical Practice¿. A majority of the exam focuses on age-specific patient groups, but some of it may also span across the entire average lifespan.
Author: Marianne Chulay
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2010-05-24
Essential Data Critical Care Nurses Must Know Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, this go-anywhere handbook features tables and figures that encapsulate all the information required to give safe and effective care to critically ill patients. Contents include: Critical Care Drug Tables • Normal Values for Laboratory Tests and Physiologic Parameters • Lists of Assessment Components • Cardiac Rhythms: ECG Characteristics and Treatment Guides, Including Sample Rhythm Strips • 12-Lead ECG Changes in Acute Myocardial Ischemia and Infarct • Troubleshooting Guide for Hemodynamic Monitoring Equipment • Indications for Mechanical Ventilation • Weaning Assessment Tool • ACLS Algorithms.
Author: Mary Ann House-Fancher
Publisher: Med-Ed, Incorporated
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Genre: Progressive patient care
Designed with You in Mind Reinforce your PCCN Exam test preparation with 200 multiple-choice questions based on the actual exam and complete rationale for each answer. Practice taking an exam and apply test-taking strategies to quickly determine which areas require further study. The answers, rationale and testable nursing actions, organized by system, follow the current 2013 PCCN Exam Blueprint.