Author: Michele G. Kunz
Release Date: 2016-11-01
Updated and expanded for 2017. This book is specifically geared toward healthcare students and new healthcare professionals that are preparing to take the ACLS certification exam for the first time. 101 questions with detailed explanations. No confusing wrong answers. Covers all exam topics, including a review of ECG and drugs. Illustrated. 142 pgs
Author: Michele G. Kunz
Release Date: 2017-01-15
This book is specifically geared toward healthcare students and new healthcare professionals that are preparing to take the BCLS/BLS/CPR certification exam for the first time. This book will also give the seasoned healthcare professional lots of great review information as well as a way to update themselves on the latest research and guidelines.
Author: Linda Wilson, PhD, RN, CPAN, CAPA, BC, CNE, CHSE, CHSE-A, ANEF, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release Date: 2018-11-28
Praise for the First Edition: “The authors of this review manual have captured all of the elements of simulation from establishing the objectives of simulated learning experiences, to constructing scenarios, to debriefing students and the simulation team, to assessing and evaluating the learning that has accrued. They have also described the range of simulation options and the contexts for their most effective use.” --Gloria F. Donnelly, PhD, RN, FAAN, FCPP, Dean and Professor College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University This is the first practice manual to help healthcare simulation educators in the United States and internationally to prepare for the certification exam in this burgeoning field. The second edition is revised to reflect the latest test blueprint and encompass key evidence-based research that has been conducted since the first edition was published. Authored by noted experts in simulation and education who have carefully analyzed the test blueprint, the book distills the information most likely to be included on the exam. Information is presented in a concise, easy-to-read outline format. Numerous features help students to critically analyze test content, including end-of-chapter review questions, proven test-taking strategies, savvy simulation teaching tips, evidence-based practice boxes, and a comprehensive practice test with answers and rationales. Current evidence-based case studies help to connect simulation situations to simulation education. The manual also includes information about advanced certification and recertification. NEW TO THE SECOND EDITION Updated to align with the new test blueprint Encompasses an abundance of new evidence-based research KEY FEATURES Fosters optimal learning and retention with a concise, easy-to-read bulleted format Assists simulation educators in all healthcare disciplines Includes Evidence-Based Simulation Practice boxes focusing on current research Provides savvy teaching tips and proven test-taking strategies Fosters critical thinking with case studies, end-of-chapter review questions, and comprehensive practice test with answers and rationales The Certified Healthcare Simulation EducatorTM and CHSETM marks are trademarks of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. This manual is an independent publication and is not endorsed, sponsored, or otherwise approved by the Society.
Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2007
This quick-review study guide for the American Heart Association's Advanced Cardiac Life Support training course and examination provides detailed and thoroughly illustrated information on all the fundamentals of ACLS, including airway management, arrhythmia recognition and treatment, cardiovascular pharmacology, defibrillation procedures, I.V. techniques, special resuscitation situations, and more. In addition, real-life case scenarios are included in a Megacode review.--From publisher description.
Author: Complete Test Preparation Inc.
Publisher: Complete Test Preparation Inc.
Release Date: 2015-06-17
Genre: Study Aids
Over 400 CMA® practice questions, prepared by a dedicated team of exam experts, with detailed answer key, exam tips and multiple choice strategies! Practice the CMA®! will help you: · Learn faster · Practice with 2 complete practice question sets (over 400 questions) · Increase your score with multiple choice strategies from exam experts Questions include: Medical Terminology This section covers medical root, stems, prefixes and suffixes, common surgical procedures, diagnostic procedures and medical specialties. Anatomy and Physiology This section covers the functions, conditions and common diseases and issues with the different body systems. Medical Legal and Ethical Issues and Legislation This section covers medical legal issues, and important workplace and medical related legislation, including, Occupational Safety & Health (OSHA), Food & Drug Admin (FDA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Communication and Patient Education This section covers basic communication skills such as, body language, listening skills, identifying needs, open and closed questions, active listening. Common Writing Skills This section covers sentence structure, grammar and punctuation. Insurance, Records and Bookkeeping This section covers common office practice, accounting and bookkeeping, types of insurance and insurance codes. Practice tests are a critical self-assessment tool that will help you: reveal your strengths and weaknesses familiarize yourself with the exam format and types of questions build your self-confidence practice your exam time management. All of these can make a huge difference in your score! Practice Tests also reduce Test Anxiety, one of the main reasons for low marks on an exam. Practice Really Does Make Perfect! The more questions you see, the more likely you are to pass the test. And between our practice tests, you’ll have over 400 practice questions that cover every category. You can fine-tune your knowledge in areas where you feel comfortable and be more efficient in improving your problem areas. Our practice test questions have been developed by our dedicated team of experts. All the material in the practice test question, are designed to engage the critical thinking skills that are needed to pass the Certified Medical Assistant Test. CMA® and Certified Medical Assistant are registered trademarks of the American Association of Medical Assistants, who are not involved in the production of, and do not endorse this book. Why not do everything you can to get the best score on the CMA®?
Author: Scott Alan Stewart
Publisher: Stewart Publishing, Inc.
Release Date: 1996-05-01
Contains descriptions for 864 computer-assisted-instruction and reference programs for Medicine, Nursing, Allied Health, Dentistry, and other health professions. Those dealing with Patient Education and Health Promotion can be found in a seperate volume.
Author: Ruth Ballweg
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2013
Prepare for every stage of your physician assistant career with Physician Assistant: A Guide to Clinical Practice, 5th Edition - the one text that takes you from your PA coursework through clinical practice! Concise, easy to read, and highly visual, this all-in-one resource by Ruth Ballweg, Edward M. Sullivan, Darwin Brown, and Daniel Vetrosky delivers the current, practical guidance you need to know to succeed in any setting. Master all the core competencies you need to know for certification or recertification. Access the entire text and illustrations online at www.expertconsult.com. Navigate today's professional challenges with new chapters on NCCPA Specialty Recognition; Communication Issues; the Electronic Health Record; Patient Safety and Quality of Care; Population-Based Practice; and Physician Assistants and Supervision. Meet ARC-PA accreditation requirements with coverage of key topics such as Student Safety in Clinical Settings, Health Care Delivery Systems, Population-Based Practice, and Mass Casualties/Disasters. Keep up with the PA competencies that are endorsed by the AAPA, PAEA, NCCPA, and ARC-PA. Master key concepts and clinical applications thanks to a succinct, bulleted writing style; convenient tables; practical case studies; and clinical application questions throughout. Retain what you've learned and easily visualize every aspect of clinical practice with a new full-color design and illustrations throughout. Explore global options with expanded coverage of physician assistants in international medicine. Your purchase entitles you to access the website until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. If the next edition is published less than one year after your purchase, you will be entitled to online access for one year from your date of purchase. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should access to the website be discontinued.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2017-01-26
CLS Review Made Incredibly Easy!® gives you the confidence you need to pass the ACLS certification exam as well as the knowledge and skills needed to perform advanced cardiac life support. Packed with easy-to-remember definitions and step-by-step directions on the latest treatment algorithms, this enjoyable review text tackles required ACLS course and exam content. It is also the perfect on-the-spot clinical reference—for nurses, students, and all healthcare professionals. Be expertly guided through the latest ACLS training and exam preparation with: NEW and updated content in quick-read, bulleted format, based on current American Heart Association guidelines NEW and updated cardiovascular pharmacology content NEW and updated interventions Explains ACLS course and exam components and requirements Proven study strategies, end-of-chapter quick quizzes, and an end-of-book practice test Explanations of complex concepts—easy-to-retain guidance on how to recognize and treat cardiac arrhythmias, including: Classifications of interventions, including basic life support skills, adult cardiac arrest algorithm, and defibrillation Step-by-step how-tos for current treatment algorithms Managing specific rhythms—hypovolemia, hypoxia, acidosis, hypothermia, cardiac tamponade, tension pneumothorax, pulmonary coronary thrombosis, and more Dozens of colorful diagrams and illustrations outline the core concepts and skills needed for ACLS certification, including: CPR – when and how to use it Devices and procedures skills – safe ventilation techniques, including endotracheal intubation and supraglottic devices, as well as defibrillators, pacemakers, and more Early management – managing the first 30 minutes of cardiac emergencies Emergency conditions – which cardiac rhythms may require ACLS treatment IV and invasive techniques – such as peripheral and central IV line insertion Pharmacology – knowing the action, indication, dosages, and precautions for the major drugs used during ACLS Special features that include: Just the facts – quick summary of each chapter’s content o “Nurse Joy” and “Nurse Jake” – expert insights on interventions and problem-solving Quick quiz – multiple-choice questions after each chapter to help you retain knowledge o Now I get it! – real-life patient scenarios illustrating correct ACLS interventions o What to look for – tips on identifying and interpreting arrhythmias. About the Clinical Editor Kate Stout, RN, MSN, is a Critical Care Charge RN at Southern Hills Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Author: Ruth Ballweg
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
Release Date: 1999
Here's the 2nd Edition of the popular resource that covers everything from the general history and context of physician assisting to the clinical skills PAs must learn. Provides guidance in history taking, physical exam techniques, and case presentations, and also covers professional issues of stress, health care financing, and more. Contains strong coverage of pharmacology -- including drug selection, patient education, placebos, and prescriptive practice. This edition presents extensive updates in the chapters covering the role of the PA in emergency medicine and obstetrics and gynecology.
Author: Brenda M. Beasley
Release Date: 2009-06
Success! in Understanding EKG's, was created to help students pass the EKG course. This study guide emphasizes the practical, hands-on application of EKGs that will help students better prepare for their exam. To aid student understanding of the material, the authors include refresher material, art to illustrate the important concepts, 100 rhythm strips with scenarios, and 400 rhythm strips for additional review. The guide emphasizes “keeping it simple” and provides “need to know” information. With its abundant practice strips and scenario based examples, this workbook can be used to supplement any EKG text on the market. This is a perfect resource for prehospital care providers, medical students, cardiac care monitor techs, ACLS candidates, nursing professionals, physician assistants, and respiratory therapists.