Author: Patricia Juarez, APN, CCNS, CCRN-K
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
Release Date: 2015-06-01
Genre: Study Aids
Achieving certification in Critical Care Nursing is a major professional accomplishment. But in order to reach that important milestone, you need to pass the CCRN exam. Barron’s CCRN Exam guide provides all of the key concepts test-takers need to master in order to pass the adult critical care nursing certification exam. This book features: detailed subject reviews of such topics as Cardiovascular Concepts, Pulmonary Concepts, Professional Caring and Ethical Practice Concepts and more, along with corresponding practice questions; a 25-question pre-test, to help pinpoint areas in need of intensive study; 2 full-length sample CCRN tests, each with 150 multiple choice questions and fully-explained answers; and 650 practice questions overall, for review and study. CCRNs who have successfully passed the test report that self-testing with sets of practice questions such as these is an excellent strategy for success. Don’t take chances with your certification—let Barron’s CCRN Exam help you achieve the next level of professional achievement .Students who purchase this book will also get FREE access to one additional full-length online CCRN exam with all questions answered and explained.
Author: Coo and Director of Clinical Applications Menifee California Ann J Brorsen
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2013-06-10
Adult CCRN Certification Review, Second Edition is the perfect study guide for nurses preparing to take the Adult CCRN exam administered by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). First introduced in 1976, CCRN certification reflects expertise for nurses providing care to acutely or critically ill adults and their families in areas such as intensive and cardiac care units, trauma units, or critical care transport. Completely updated and revised, Adult CCRN Certification Review, Second Edition contains more than 1,200 questions with comprehensive rationales on a broad range of topics divided into sections similar to those found on the Adult CCRN Test Plan. New to this edition are sections on behavioral/psychosocial issues and special populations in critical care. Included with each new print book is an online Access Code for Navigate TestPrep, a dynamic and fully hosted online assessment tool designed to help nurses prepare for certification examinations by offering the book s questions, detailed rationales, and reporting. * Randomized questions from the book create new exams on each attempt * Monitors results on practice examinations with score and time tracking * Reporting tools evaluate progress and results
Author: Ann J. Brorsen
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2011-05-16
Pediatric CCRN Certification Review is an essential guide for critical care nurses preparing for the Pediatric CCRN exam. Containing more than 1,200 practice questions with rationales representative of those found on the Pediatric CCRN exam, it offers a succinct, yet comprehensive review of the core material. Organized to provide essential test taking strategies and techniques for passing the exam, Pediatric CCRN Certification Review explores the Synergy Model, cardiovascular and pulmonary systems, neurology, renal, gastrointestinal, hematology, immunology, endocrine, multisystem, and behavioral issues. Included with the book is an online access code for JB TestPrep, our online interactive testing program, to help you pass the exam. Don’t forget to visit our new nursing certification website: www.NursingCertificationSuccess.com
Author: CCRN Exam Secrets Test Prep Team
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
Release Date: 2014-03-31
***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Adult CCRN Exam Secrets helps you ace the Critical Care Nurses Certification Examinations without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Adult CCRN 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. Adult CCRN Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to CCRN 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; A comprehensive Content review including: Coronary Artery Syndromes, Myocardial Infarctions, Papillary Muscle Rupture, Venous Insufficiency, Acute Venous Thromboembolism, Anticoagulants, Carotid Artery Stenosis, Intraaortic Balloon Pump, Pulmonary Embolism, Chronic Bronchitis, Emphysema, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Thoracic Surgery, Hemothorax, Pulmonary Pharmacology, Arterial Blood Gases, Respiratory Acidosis, Airway Management, Therapeutic Gases, Ventilator Weaning, Thoracentesis, Bronchoscopy, Endocrine, Acute Hypoglycemia, Ketoacidosis, Parathyroid Dysfunction, Cushing Syndrome, Morphology, Hematology, Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate, Sickle Cell Disease, Cryoprecipitate, Neurology, Cerebral Aneurysms, Cerebral Vasospasm, Brain Death, and much more...
Author: Mometrix Media LLC.
Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc
Release Date: 2014-03-31
***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Pediatric CCRN Exam Secrets helps you ace the Critical Care Nurses Certification Examinations without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Pediatric CCRN 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. Pediatric CCRN Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to CCRN 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; A comprehensive Content review including: Acute Pulmonary Edema, Norwood Procedure, Cardiac Postsurgical Management, Antimicrobial Prophylaxis, Hemodynamic Monitoring, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Electrocardiogram, Atrial Fibrillation, Wide Complex Tachycardias, Cardiac Catheterization, Hypovolemic Shock, Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Pulmonary Embolus, Tracheal Intubation, Nasopharyngeal, Respiratory Acidosis, Thoracentesis, Bronchoscopy, Tracheomalacia, Tracheal Stenosis, Pulmonary Hypertension, Pulmonary Pharmacology, Thoracic Trauma, Acute Hypoglycemia, Diabetes Insipidus, Ketoacidosis, Marfan Syndrome, Hypothyroidism, Chvostek's Sign, Addison's Disease, Cushing Syndrome, Hematology, and much more...
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: 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: JoAnn Alspach
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
Release Date: 2006
From the experts at the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), comes the definitive resource on administering quality nursing care to critically ill patients. This edition is updated to reflect the current state of critical care nursing practice and includes new content on the AACN Synergy Model. It also serves as an important resource for nurses preparing for critical care certification with coverage of the newest content on the CCRN exam.
Author: Kendra Menzies Kent
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release Date: 2014-05-07
"It does an excellent job of reviewing the relevant content, with good thought-provoking questions. It is followed by NCLEX style questions and rationales. The book is thorough and current... The author does a very good job of covering important critical care content and includes questions with a variety of difficulty. The book is easy to use and will be an excellent resource for any nurse preparing for the CCRN exam." Score: 100, 5 Stars.--Doody's Medical Reviews This innovative review for experienced critical care nurses preparing for the Adult CCRN (critical care registered nurse) examination has been finely honed to provide an effective balance of clinical judgment–enhancing content review in the form of thousands of questions, answers, and hints. Also included are practice CCRN-style Q&A, test-taking skills, and thorough coverage of the CCRN test blueprint. Written by a well-known CCRN instructor, the review features a “Think in Questions” format, which helps readers to anticipate the kinds of questions that might be asked, and promotes critical thinking throughout the exam. This format guides candidates through each topic with a short content review followed by an innovative Q&A Socratic-style reasoning process to assist in arriving at the best clinical judgment. The review also features a separate section devoted to the professional caring and ethical practice portion of the exam, as well as a bonus of more than 200 CCRN-style review questions following the exam’s content blueprint. These questions, in simulated exam format, are answered along with a rationale for each. The review is both comprehensive and user friendly, featuring “bite-size” sections for easier learning and memorization, and plentiful tables and charts. Additionally, the review includes a section on test-taking skills, specific guidance on preparing for the certification exam, and useful hints related to the CCRN exam format. Other helpful features include a study plan and guide for nurses to follow. Key Features: Covers content review, practice CCRN-style Q&A, test-taking skills, and the CCRN test blueprint format Goes beyond mere memorization of facts with “Think in Questions” Socratic-style content review in the form of over 1,000 critical-thinking questions and hints Contains “bite-size” sections for each topic for easier learning and memorization Contains a separate section regarding the professional caring and ethical practice portion of the exam Includes a section on test-taking skills and study plan to improve study habits CCRN is a registered service mark of AACN Certification Corporation, which neither sponsors nor endorses this product.
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: M. K. Gaedeke
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
Release Date: 1996
As the only pediatric and neonatal review book on the market, PEDIATRIC AND NEONATAL CRITICAL CARE CERTIFICATION REVIEW contains essential content to be studied for AACN's and NCC's certification examinations in pediatric and neonatal critical care. The approach is to provide only essential information in an uncomplicated style so readers can study and learn brief sections at a time. Each chapter focuses on a particular body system and is organized with passkeys, questions, and answers/rationales.
Author: Joanne Hickey
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2013-10-17
The new Seventh Edition of the award-winning classic prepares its users to deliver expert care in this challenging nursing specialty. It addresses neuroanatomy, assessment, diagnostic evaluation and management of the complete range of neurological disorders for which nurses provide patient care, including trauma, stoke, tumors, seizures, headache, aneurysms, infections, degenerative disorders and features new chapters on neurological critical care and peripheral neuropathies. The new edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect standards of care based on evidence-based practice. It now includes separate pathophysiology sections in each chapter, new resource guides, such as internet sites and professional and patient information sources, key points summaries, evidence-based boxes, and nursing research features.