Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive Review

Author: Maria T. Codina Leik, MSN, APN, BC, FNP-C
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826134271
Release Date: 2013-08-12
Genre: Medical

"I found this book extremely helpful and loved the Fast Facts, Notes, Exam Tips and Clinical Tips. While other exam prep courses had great content, your book helped me to think more like a NP, and "pull it all together." I would highly recommend your book to any Adult-Gero NP student or graduate. It deserves 5 stars." T. Maria Jones, MS, AGPCNP-BC, CWOCN, DAPWCA, FMNLI Praise for the First Edition: This is a well written, comprehensive review aimed at preparing readers for successfully completing a board certification exam...This is a wonderful comprehensive review in a concise study guide format.--Doody's Medical Reviews The second edition of this acclaimed ANP review continues to promote efficient, time-saving study by synthesizing the key content needed to pass the NP Certification Exam into a concise, well-organized format. Using test-taking strategies meticulously developed by the author, the Review provides unique "question dissection techniques," targeted key content review, 600 extensive practice questions, and detailed, current exam information in a fast facts style. This second edition includes an extensive new section on geriatrics that encompasses body/metabolic changes, common disorders, and hospice/ethical considerations. The book also presents an expanded, intensive pharmacology review, 100 new exam questions, and is the only review to offer a new research chapter providing elements of research needed for E-B practice. The book reviews the complete adult lifespan from adolescence on, and covers non-clinical content including ethics, medico-legal issues, advanced practice law, and reimbursement guidelines. The review of primary care disorders is organized by body system. The content is applicable for certification exams for both the ANCC and the AANP. This book is also a great companion to the ANP Certification Review app, coming soon for your iPhone or iPad! New to this edition: Reorganized for greater ease of use Provides extensive new section on geriatrics covering body/metabolic changes, common disorders, and hospice/ethical considerations Contains expanded intensive-style pharmacology review Presents elements of research needed for E-B practice Includes 100 new questions for a total of 600 'high-yield' questions Why use this review? Delineates strategic "question dissection techniques" for test success, developed by the author, a leading provider of exam preparation education for over 20 years Provides precisely targeted content review Offers 600 extensive practice questions and detailed exam information Includes Exam Tips and Clinical Tips help to prioritize The author's company, ARNP Services, Inc. has helped thousands of nurses pass their certification exams nationwide It's the only book to present elements of research needed for E-B practice It's a great companion to the forthcoming ANP Certification Review app!

Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive Review

Author: Maria T. Codina Leik, MSN, APRN, BC, FNP-C
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826134257
Release Date: 2013-08-12
Genre: Medical

Also Available As: The FNP Certification Review App! Praise for the First Edition: This is a well written, comprehensive review aimed at preparing readers for successfully completing a board certification exam...This is a wonderful comprehensive review in a concise study guide format.--Doody's Medical Reviews The second edition of this acclaimed FNP review continues to promote efficient, time-saving study by synthesizing the key content needed to pass the NP Certification Exam into a concise, well-organized format. Using test-taking strategies meticulously developed by the author, the Review provides unique question dissection techniques, targeted key content review, 600 in-depth practice questions, and detailed, current exam information in a fast facts style. This second edition includes new chapters on pediatrics and adolescence and an extensive new section on geriatrics that encompasses body/metabolic changes, common disorders, and hospice/ethical considerations. The book also presents an expanded, intensive pharmacology review, 100 new exam questions, and is the only review to offer a new research chapter providing elements of research needed for E-B practice. The book reviews the complete lifespan from pediatrics to geriatrics and including pregnancy, and covers non-clinical content including ethics, medico-legal issues, advanced practice law, and reimbursement guidelines. The review of primary care disorders is organized by body system. The content is applicable for certification exams for both the ANCC and the AANP. This book is also a great companion to the FNP Certification Review app, coming soon for your iPhone or iPad! New to this edition: Reorganized for greater ease of use Provides extensive new section on geriatrics Contains expanded coverage of pediatrics and adolescence Offers expanded intensive-style pharmacology review Presents elements of research needed for E-B practice Includes 100 new questions for a title of 600 high-yield questions Why use this review? Delineates strategic question dissection techniques for study success developed by the author, a leading provider of exam preparation education for over 20 years Provides precisely targeted content review Offers 600 in-depth practice questions and detailed exam information Includes Exam Tips and Clinical Tips to help prioritize test content. It is the only book to present elements of research needed for E-B practice Outlines normal findings and benign variants in physical assessment of each body system Includes succinct review of diseases commonly seen in primary care It's a great companion to the forthcoming FNP Certification Review app!

Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive Review Third Edition

Author: Maria T. Codina Leik, MSN, ARNP, FNP-C, AGPCNP-BC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826134196
Release Date: 2017-11-28
Genre: Medical

Print version of the book includes free access to the app (web, iOS, and Android), which offers interactive Q&A review plus the entire text of the print book! Please note the app is included with print purchase only. Doody’s Medical Review: 100 Points; 5 Stars (First Edition) The third edition of this highly acclaimed review continues to promote efficient, time-saving study by synthesizing the complex knowledge needed to pass the AGNP exam into a concise, well-organized format. It is updated with key information about the new AGNP certification exam, including new test format questions featuring photos of skin and eye conditions and EKGs, and more challenging drag-and-drop and multiple-choice questions. Also new to the third edition is information about nonclinical topics on the exam including research; culture, spirituality, and health practices; evidence-based medicine; epidemiology; and reimbursement guidelines. One hundred new review questions throughout the book and on the practice exam—including answer key and rationale—increase the total number of questions to 680. Designed to help NP students boost their confidence through intensive study and high-quality questions, the third edition features a succinct, precisely targeted review of diseases commonly seen in primary care. It covers the complete adult life span from adolescence onward, and offers extensive test-taking techniques and question dissection and analysis sections that provide strategies for identifying the best clues during the problem-solving process. Organized by body system, sections are consistently formatted and encompass Danger Signals, Normal Findings, Lab Findings, Benign Variants, Differential Diagnosis, and individual Disease Review topics for each system. Additional outstanding features include Exam Tips and Clinical Pearls that help to focus system study on key information. NEW TO THE THIRD EDITION Updated information reflecting the new AGNP certification exam New test format questions used by the AANC, including photos of skin and eye conditions, EKGs, and more complex drag-and-drop and multiple-choice questions 100 new in-depth review questions for a total of 680 Additional information about nonclinical topics including culture, spirituality, and health practices; evidence-based medicine; and more KEY FEATURES Provides a succinct, precisely targeted review of diseases commonly seen in primary care Delineates strategic “question dissection techniques” for study success developed by the author Includes Exam Tips and Clinical Pearls to help prioritize and interpret test content Outlines Normal Findings and Benign Variants in physical assessment of each body system Offers intensive pharmacology review

Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive Review Third Edition

Author: Maria T. Codina Leik, MSN, ARNP, FNP-C, AGPCNP-BC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826134288
Release Date: 2017-11-28
Genre: Medical

Print version of the book includes free access to the app (web, iOS, and Android), which offers interactive Q&A review plus the entire text of the print book! Please note the app is included with print purchase only. Doody’s Medical Review: 100 Points; 5 Stars (First Edition) The third edition of this highly acclaimed review continues to promote efficient, time-saving study by synthesizing the complex knowledge needed to pass the exam into a concise, well-organized format. It is updated with key information about the new ANCC and AANPCB certification exams, including new test format questions featuring photos of skin and eye conditions and EKGs, and more challenging drag and-drop and multiple-choice questions. Also new to the third edition is more detailed information about nonclinical topics on the exam, including research, ethics, medico-legal issues, advanced practice law, health practices of major cultures, and reimbursement guidelines. One hundred new review questions throughout the book and on the practice exam—including answer key and rationale—increase the total number of questions to more than 700. Designed to help FNP students boost their confidence through intensive review and high-quality questions, the third edition features succinct, precisely targeted “need-to-know” details of diseases commonly seen in primary care. It covers the entire life span from pediatrics through geriatrics, and offers extensive test-taking techniques and question dissection and analysis sections that provide strategies for identifying the best clues during the problem-solving process. Organized by body system, sections are consistently formatted and encompass Danger Signals, Normal Findings, Lab Findings, Benign Variants, and individual Disease Review topics for each system. Additional outstanding features include Exam Tips and Clinical Pearls that help to focus system study on key information. NEW TO THE THIRD EDITION Updated information reflecting the new FNP certification exam New test format questions used by the AANC, including photos of skin and eye conditions, EKGs, and more complex drag-and-drop and multiple-choice questions 100 new in-depth review questions for a total of more than 700 Differential Diagnosis in table format Additional information about nonclinical topics including culture, spirituality, and health practices; evidence-based medicine; and more KEY FEATURES Provides a succinct, precisely targeted review of diseases commonly seen in primary care Delineates strategic “question dissection techniques” for study success developed by the author Includes Exam Tips and Clinical Pearls to help prioritize and interpret test content Outlines Normal Findings and Benign Variants in physical assessment of each body system Offers intensive pharmacology review

Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Certification Review

Author: Sheila C. Grossman, PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826106445
Release Date: 2011-01-19
Genre: Medical

"[This book] is an important reference for nurses seeking to take the certification exam to validate their own practice. The practice of nursing over the next decades will demand age-specific knowledge for people across the life span. Nurses need to develop expertise in the area of geriatrics and have that expertise validated through certification." Tara A. Cortes, PhD, RN, FAAN The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing (From the Foreword) Nurse practitioners have long required a comprehensive certification review book for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Gerontological Nurse Practitioner (GNP) certification examinations. Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Certification Review is the first book to provide a thorough review of test content to effectively prepare nurses to successfully pass the GNP certification exam. With over 200 practice questions culled from the real ANCC test outline, this is the only book nurse practitioners need to pass the ANCC exam. Challenging and reflective questions and answers are provided at the end of each chapter for topic review, with a final test offered at the end of the book. By providing students the ability to take the "mock test," this book instills confidence, preparing students for the actual certification exam. Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Certification Review contains: Guidelines on question dissection and analysis, as well as over 200 questions culled from the real ANCC test outline A comprehensive review of health promotion and disease prevention, assessment of acute and chronic illness, clinical management and pharmacological/nonpharmacological interventions, professional role and policy issues, and more An examination of the nurse practitioner and patient relationship Additionally, this book helps students in gerontological nurse practitioner, family nurse practitioner, and adult nurse practitioner programs with course program examinations that refer to older adults.

Adult and Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Examination

Author: Jill E. Winland-Brown
Publisher: F A Davis Company
ISBN: 0803618190
Release Date: 2009-01-01
Genre: Medical

The authors provide some excellent tools for teaching a venipuncture class though small, is complete in its coverage of topics related to phlebotomy. The unit on blood collection and venipuncture equipment is very thorough. . . Respiratory Care, review of the 1st Edition.Perfect for intensive one- or two-day phlebotomy courses! This user-friendly text concentrates on the crucial skills of blood specimen collection. . . making it a cost-effective, compact learning tool for cross training and continuing education.

Adult Nurse Practitioner Certification

Author: Maria T. Codina Leik, MSN, APN, BC, FNP-C
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826111378
Release Date: 2007-10-22
Genre: Medical

All You Need for Certification Exam Success! "This is a well written, comprehensive review aimed at preparing readers for successfully completing a board certification exam. ...This is a wonderful comprehensive review in a concise study guide format." (5 Stars)--Doody's Book Review Service This mega-review, the second of Maria Codina Leik's "trilogy" of NP Certification guides (Family was published in July and Pediatric is due in 2008) covers test taking tips using Leik's unique "question dissection" technique, relevant content review, extensive practice questions, and detailed, current exam information in a "fast facts" style, saving the student valuable study time while providing comprehensive preparation. This book is also a great companion to the ANP Certification Review app, coming soon for your iPhone or iPad! Pass your Adult Nurse Practitioner ANCC or AANP exam, prepare for tests in school, or improve in the last semester of your program with: Photos and physical exam maneuvers that promote visualization and clarify techniques Organ system reviews divided into four parts; descriptions of emergent conditions, high-yield normal physical exam findings, maneuvers, and applicable benign variants Tables on orthopedic maneuvers, immunizations, STDs, lab tests, skins rashes, and more to help you organize and recall procedures Differentiation between Family and Adult Practice with inclusion of geriatric procedures and specifications Students say:"I took this class in 2003 and I did pass my Adult NP ANCC exam soon after. Ms. Leik's class gave practical information, essential concepts for studying, and core topics on which to focus. I would recommend this class to others as an essential component in ensuring success in passing the certification exam." - Cynthia Milich, CNP Why the Leik Technique? Maria T. Codina Leik has been a leading provider of exam preparation education and counseling for almost 20 years. Her company, National ARNP Services, Inc., has helped thousands of nurses pass their certification exams nationwide Please note: An analogous volume to Maria Leik's series, Gerontological Nurse Certificaiton Review is due in June from Meredith Wallace and Sheila Grossman.

Lippincott Certification Review Family Nurse Practitioner Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Author: Albert Rundio
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496306609
Release Date: 2016-10-03
Genre: Medical

Prepping for certification as an adult-gerontology or family nurse practitioner? Lippincott Certification Review is your map to success. Written by experts in the field, this unique review guide offers up-to-date case studies drawn from real clinical scenarios, with all content and review questions addressing the areas covered in the certification exams. Whether you are preparing for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) certification exam, this is your ideal resource. Prepare to ace the AANP or ANCC certification exam, with this expert overview offering: Up-to-date information covering exam content, with more than 500 end-of-chapter practice questions in ANCC and AANP format Chapters organized by body system, addressing all age groups from infants to elders Four or five real-world clinicalcase studies per body system that offer: Practice in the decision-making skills and critical thinking required for a successful advanced practice Instruction in ANCC/AANP standards of care Ten end-of-chapter review questions for each case study, with answers/rationales, backed by illustrations or photos when needed Chapters beginning with a case study followed by clinical diagnoses and the content most likely to appear on a board exam, covering: Description of the disease Epidemiology and etiology Risk factors Signs and symptoms Differential diagnoses Diagnostic studies Treatment – both pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic Chapters cover areas including: Health promotion – Tests and screenings, counseling and interventions, nutrition and exercise guidelines, and vaccinations/immunizations Disorders by body system – Musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, endocrine, hematopoietic, pulmonary, GI, and immune Women’s and men’s health, common neuro-psychiatric disorders, dermatology, gerontology, and HEENT assessments Pediatric and adolescent review Professional issues Easy-read bulleted format illustrated with tables, charts, and call-outs that make key points easy to remember

Adult and Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Practice Questions

Author: Amelie Hollier
Publisher: North Winds Press
ISBN: 1892418150
Release Date: 2009-01-01
Genre: Medical

Over 1000 multiple choice questions with answers and rationales. Questions formatted and designed to help you prepare for the adult or family nurse practitioner certification exam. Get ready for the AANP or ANCC national certification exam. Practice only subject specific questions (i.e., pregnancy, endocrinology, hematology, urology) or take 150 question practice exams. Also includes special sections for pediatric and geriatric questions. Assess your knowledge. Attack your weaknesses!

Fast Facts for the ER Nurse

Author: Jennifer R. Buettner, RN, CEN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 082610522X
Release Date: 2009-09-10
Genre: Medical

"The book is clearly written and concise and uses sidebars to highlight core concepts." Score: 90, 4 stars --Doody's Because ER nurses need to think fast and act fast... Fast Facts for the ER Nurse is an orientation guide and reference, designed specifically for new ER nurses and the preceptors responsible for their orientation. The chapters provide a brief overview of equipment, treatments, and drugs used to manage common disorders and conditions frequently seen in the ER. Critical information presented in each chapter includes disorder definitions, signs and symptoms, interventions, and critical thinking questions. With this guide, nurses can get the information they need fast in bullet-point lists. Each chapter is conveniently organized alphabetically by disease and disorder for quick access. The book serves as an organized, reliable, and thorough ER guide, ensuring a structured approach to orientation. All new ER nurses and their preceptors will find this book to be a reference they cannot do without. Key topics covered include: Cardiovascular Emergencies Disaster Response Emergencies Infectious Disease Emergencies Mental Health Emergencies Shock and Multisystem Trauma Emergencies Substance Abuse and Toxicologic Emergencies And many more!

Androgen Deprivation Therapy Second Edition

Author: Richard J. Wassersug, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826183927
Release Date: 2018-06-28
Genre: Health & Fitness

Praise for Androgen Deprivation Therapy: "Every man who is a candidate for ADT needs to read this outstanding book.” –Patrick C. Walsh, MD, University Distinguished Service Professor of Urology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institution “This new and updated second edition will again be an important and valuable resource for the vast majority of men who are faced with the need to start ADT for treatment of progressive and advanced forms of prostate cancer – whether for a few months or for the rest of their lives. It is a book we will again recommend to patients when they ask us about issues related to life on ADT.” —E. Michael D. (“Mike”) Scott Co-Founder and President Prostate Cancer International This expanded new edition of Androgen Deprivation Therapy remains the only guide written exclusively about the side effects of hormone therapy. This is a comprehensive workbook for prostate cancer patients and their loved ones, filled with practical advice from experts in the field. The book covers a wealth of strategies to help men cope with ADT and maintain a good quality of life while on this treatment. It is not only an informational manual, but a guide for both patients and partners about ways to make changes in their own lives that can keep them healthy and positive when the patient is on ADT. New to this Edition: Updates to every chapter, including an extensive update on the various drugs used for androgen deprivation Suggestions for managing the physical side effects of ADT, such as hot flashes, weight gain, muscle loss, and fatigue Strategies to handle the emotional side effects, including coping with mood swings and depression Advice on how to maintain intimacy despite reduced libido and difficulties with erections A new chapter on the psychological and relational impact of ADT on gay men Exercises, activities, worksheets, and other tools to promote discussion and inspire sustainable behavioral changes that can reduce the burden of ADT

Med Surg Success

Author: Kathryn Cadenhead Colgrove
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803657816
Release Date: 2016-08-15
Genre: Medical

Assure your mastery of medical-surgical nursing knowledge while honing your critical thinking and test-taking skills. The 3rd Edition of this popular resource features over 2,300 questions (including 550 alternate-format questions) that reflect the latest advances in medical-surgical nursing and the latest NCLEX-RN® test plan. They organize the seemingly huge volume of information you must master into manageable sections divided by body systems and specific diseases

Family Nurse Practitioner Practice Questions

Author: NP Exam Secrets Test Prep Team
Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc
ISBN: 1621200752
Release Date: 2014-03-31
Genre: Medical

Family Nurse Practitioner Practice Questions are the simplest way to prepare for the Family NP test. Practice is an essential part of preparing for a test and improving a test taker's chance of success. The best way to practice taking a test is by going through lots of practice test questions. Taking lots of practice tests helps ensure that you are not surprised or disappointed on your test day. Our Family NP Practice Questions give you the opportunity to test your knowledge on a set of questions. You can know everything that is going to be covered on the test and it will not do you any good on test day if you have not had a chance to practice. Repetition is a key to success and using practice test questions allows you to reinforce your strengths and improve your weaknesses. Detailed answer explanations are also included for each question. It may sound obvious, but you have to know which questions you missed (and more importantly why you missed them) to be able to avoid making the same mistakes again when you take the real test. That's why our Family NP Practice Questions include answer keys with detailed answer explanations. These in-depth answer explanations will allow you to better understand any questions that were difficult for you or that you needed more help to understand.