Cardiac Vascular Nursing

Author: Linda S. Baas
Publisher: Amer Nurses Assn
ISBN: 1935213075
Release Date: 2010-01
Genre: Medical

Rev. ed. of: Cardiac/vascular nursing review and resource manual. 2nd ed. c2006.

Cardiac Vascular Nurse Exam Secrets Study Guide Cardiac Vascular Nurse Test Review for the Cardiac Vascular Nurse Exam

Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
ISBN: 1516705645
Release Date: 2015-02
Genre: Medical

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Cardiac/Vascular Nurse Exam Secrets helps you ace the Cardiac/Vascular Nurse Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Cardiac/Vascular Nurse 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. Cardiac/Vascular Nurse Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Cardiac/Vascular Nurse 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: Myocarditis, Portal Hypertension, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, AICDs, Emotional Responses, Fat Embolus, Hypertension Management, Endocarditis, Cardiomyopathies, Emergency Situations, Comorbidities, Pharmacology, Heart Failure, Calcium Channel-Blocking Agents, Nitrates, Sympathomimetic Agents, Myocardial Infarction, Case Management, Stroke, CABG, Lipid Management, Acute Renal Failure, Hypovolemic Shock, Nutrition, ABG Interpretation, Cardiac Tamponade, Fluid Balance, Valve Replacement, Aortic Stenosis, Acute Arterial Occlusion, and much more...

Cardiac Vascular Nursing Certification Review 2018 2019

Author: Cardiac Vascular Nursing Exam Prep
Publisher: Trivium LLC
ISBN: 1635308046
Release Date: 2017-10-16
Genre: Study Aids

Think all Cardiac Vascular Nursing study guides are the same? Think again! With easy to understand lessons and practice test questions designed to maximize your score, you'll be ready. You don't want to waste time - and money! - retaking an exam. You want to accelerate your education, not miss opportunities for starting your future career! Every year, thousands of people think that they are ready for the CVN test but realize too late when they get their score back that they were not ready at all. They weren't incapable, and they certainly did their best, but they simply weren't studying the right way. There are a variety of methods to prepare for the CVN test...and they get a variety of results. Trivium Test Prep's Cardiac Vascular Nursing study guide provides the information, secrets, and confidence needed to get you the score you need - the first time around. Losing points on the Cardiac Vascular Nursing exam can cost you precious time, money, and effort that you shouldn't have to spend. What is in the book? In our CVN study guide, you get the most comprehensive review of all tested concepts. The subjects are easy to understand, and have fully-explained example questions to ensure that you master the material. Best of all, we show you how this information will be applied on the real exam; Cardiac Vascular Nursing questions are included so that you can know, without a doubt, that you are prepared. Our study guide is streamlined and concept-driven so you get better results through more effective study time. Why spend days or even weeks reading through meaningless junk, trying to sort out the helpful information from the fluff? We give you everything you need to know in a concise, comprehensive, and effective package.

Core Curriculum for Vascular Nursing

Author: Cynthia Rebik Christensen
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451192322
Release Date: 2014-06-30
Genre: Medical

An official publication of the Society for Vascular Nursing, the Second Edition of the Core Curriculum for Vascular Nursing provides the core knowledge needed by the novice entering the specialty. It also serves as a manual for the nursing instructor, a study guide for cardiovascular certification, and a reference for the experienced vascular clinician caring for the challenging vascular patient. Topics include the evolution of vascular nursing, vascular assessment and diagnosis, vascular nursing research, and guideline-directed medical, endovascular and surgical therapy for the treatment of carotid artery stenosis, aortic aneurysm, renal artery stenosis, vascular access, venous disease, vascular trauma, amputations, and lymphedema.

Cardiac Vascular Nursing Certification Review Study Guide

Author: Cardiac Vascular Nursing Exam Team
Publisher: Trivium LLC
ISBN: 1635300061
Release Date: 2016-08-08
Genre: Medical

Think all Cardiac Vascular Nursing study guides are the same? Think again! With easy to understand lessons and practice test questions designed to maximize your score, you'll be ready. You don't want to waste time - and money! - retaking an exam. You want to accelerate your education, not miss opportunities for starting your future career! Every year, thousands of people think that they are ready for the CVN test but realize too late when they get their score back that they were not ready at all. They weren't incapable, and they certainly did their best, but they simply weren't studying the right way. There are a variety of methods to prepare for the CVN test...and they get a variety of results. Trivium Test Prep's Cardiac Vascular Nursing study guide provides the information, secrets, and confidence needed to get you the score you need - the first time around. Losing points on the Cardiac Vascular Nursing exam can cost you precious time, money, and effort that you shouldn't have to spend. What is in the book? In our CVN study guide, you get the most comprehensive review of all tested concepts. The subjects are easy to understand, and have fully-explained example questions to ensure that you master the material. Best of all, we show you how this information will be applied on the real exam; Cardiac Vascular Nursing questions are included so that you can know, without a doubt, that you are prepared. Our study guide is streamlined and concept-driven so you get better results through more effective study time. Why spend days or even weeks reading through meaningless junk, trying to sort out the helpful information from the fluff? We give you everything you need to know in a concise, comprehensive, and effective package.

Cardiovascular Nursing Secrets

Author: Leslie Davis (MSN.)
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: IND:30000094832577
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Medical

Part of the Nursing Secrets Series, Cardiovascular Nursing Secrets is designed to be helpful for both new and experienced nurses in the cardiovascular field. New graduates, novice nurses, or those nurses returning to work in the cardiovascular field will find the book especially helpful in learning the "pearls" or "secrets" of practice. Written in a question & answer format. Section I: Assessment provides a guide to assessment skills, such as history taking and conducting a focused cardiovascular physical exam. Includes common questions that new or experienced nurses may have about history taking and completing a physical exam in a timely manner. "Pearls" of the trade are included regarding heart auscultation. Other aspects of physical assessment, such as hemodynamic monitoring (both invasive and non-invasive) are also included. Section II: Diagnostic Procedures discusses the various types of diagnostic studies that are pertinent to the CV patient population, indications for each, and includes tips on result interpretation. Patient preparation instruction and tips for patient education for each procedure are also addressed. Section III: Symptoms and Disease States includes a discussion on common etiologies of the symptoms or disease states, differential diagnoses, the most common treatments and introduces any controversies therein. Section IV: Therapeutic Options covers some of the major categories of treatment options for CV patients. Includes patient preparation and education tips. Section V: Cardiovascular Pharmacology covers some of the major categories of pharmacological treatment options for CV patients, including indications for use, potential side effects, patient education, and any current controversies in the field of each treatment option. Section VI: Cardiovascular Risk Reduction covers areas of cardiovascular risk reduction that nurses commonly address when conducting assessments, educating for primary/secondary prevention of CV events, and completing patient discharge planning. Common strategies and "pearls" of the trade are given to optimize patient adherence. Section VII: Special Patient Populations covers selected special patient populations that are commonly seen in practice. The unique characteristics of each sub-population in the relationship to CV disease are also briefly reviewed. Includes common questions asked by new and experienced nurses. Section VIII: Current Topics in Cardiology covers issues of family presence during invasive or resuscitative procedures, end of life patient care and genetics as they relate to the cardiovascular patient. Uses an effective 2-color format to provide answers to the most commonly asked questions regarding cardiovascular nursing. Lists 75 "Top Secrets" of cardiovascular nursing in the front matter for quick reference. Features Key Points boxes to emphasize the most important material in the chapter. Provides Internet Resources in each chapter for further studying and reference. Includes a special populations section that covers cardiovascular disease and its effect on the health of women, the elderly, diverse cultures, and those with diabetes. Includes a section on current topics at the end of the book, which includes chapters on family presence during resuscitation, end of life care, and genetics. Designed for both new and experienced nurses in the cardiovascular nursing field.

Vascular Disease

Author: Haytham Al-Khaffaf
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521674514
Release Date: 2005-04-28
Genre: Medical

Practical step-by-step guide, with illustrations, showing how to care for patients with vascular disease.

Certified Ophthalmic Technician Exam Review Manual

Author: Janice K. Ledford
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 1556426488
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Medical

The Certified Ophthalmic Technician Exam Review Manual, Second Edition delivers the essentials you need for certification as an ophthalmic technician. Updated to include the latest JCAHPO® criteria, this helpful resource contains over 1,300 exam-style questions and explanatory answers covering everything you need to know. Learn new study habits, adopt effective test-taking strategies, and polish your understanding of important subjects with this helpful manual. Topics covered include contact lenses, pharmacology, photography and motility, advanced optics, tonometry, and much more. Photographs and diagrams complement the material by providing visual interpretation. A brand name drug list is also included for your reference. Certified Ophthalmic Technician Exam Review Manual, Second Edition is an excellent learning text for students seeking to develop their knowledge in the field of eyecare, as well as a useful reference for physicians. Features: Study tips and hints. An "Answers by Category" section that allows students to identify weak areas. Explanatory answers for every question. Computer testing information.

Vascular CT Angiography Manual

Author: Robert Pelberg
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 184996260X
Release Date: 2010-10-21
Genre: Medical

Despite the exponential growth in the use of peripheral CTA in the diagnosis and follow-up of vascular disease patients, practical sources from which to gain valuable expertise in this field remain scarce. There is becoming a great need for experts in the field of peripheral CTA, yet learning this imaging modality may be intimidating and time consuming. Very few if any, small, concise and portable books exist to ease training in this field and current books in this field are overwhelming, difficult to manage, text books that often combine CTA and MRI. A so called " how to manual" and reference guide to explain this technique from beginning to end, which compiles valuable, and difficult to obtain clinical pearls and descriptions of disease processes will be of tremendous value. The Peripheral CT Angiography Manual aims to make learning this intimidating technique and the diseases for which it applies simple and fun.

From Silence to Voice

Author: Bernice Buresh
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801467363
Release Date: 2013-05-03
Genre: Medical

To get the resources and respect they need, nurses have long had to be advocates for themselves and their profession, not just for their patients. For a decade, From Silence to Voice has provided nurses with the tools they need to explain the breath and complexity of nursing work. Bernice Buresh and Suzanne Gordon have helped nurses around the world speak up and convey to the public that nursing is more than dedication and caring-it demands specialized knowledge, expertise across a range of medical technologies, and decision-making about life-and-death issues. "Nurses and nursing organizations," they write, "must go out and tell the public what nurses really do so that patients can actually get the benefit of their expert care." The comprehensively revised and updated third edition of From Silence to Voice will help nurses construct messages using a range of traditional and new social media that accurately describe the true nature of their work. Because nurses are busy, the communication techniques in this book are designed to integrate naturally into nurses' everyday lives and to complement nurses' work with patients and families.

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!