Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
Release Date: 2015-02
***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...
Author: Cardiac Vascular Nursing Exam Team
Publisher: Trivium LLC
Release Date: 2016-08-08
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.
Author: Cynthia Rebik Christensen
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2014-06-30
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.
Author: Victora A. Fahey
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2016-07-02
Vascular Nursing remains the only clinical reference devoted solely to the nursing care of patients with peripheral vascular disorders. This thoroughly updated and revised text provides a comprehensive overview of vascular disease and presents specific nursing management strategies for each vascular disorder. Valuable for practitioners in both the inpatient and the outpatient setting, the fourth edition includes information on the new minimally invasive endoluminal surgery that is replacing traditional surgery. New technology for diagnostic evaluation of vascular disease and non-operative management of vascular disease is covered in detail. Offers a comprehensive reference on vascular care, with thorough coverage of developments in pathophysiology, evaluation, and management—including the current understanding of hematologic and biochemical factors in vascular disease. Details state-of-the art diagnostic procedures and imaging techniques. Describes the latest interventional approaches, including radiologic and endovascular techniques. Incorporates clinical pathways to facilitate the coordination of effective and economical patient care and documentation. Serves as an effective review tool for the certification exam in vascular nursing. Offers 300 illustrations, including over 150 photographs of conditions, procedures, and outcomes. Features expert contributors from the field of vascular nursing to provide clinical currency and relevancy. Significantly updated throughout for current practices, including new minimally invasive surgical approaches, new technologies, new diagnostics, procedures, and expanded outpatient and home care. More than 100 new illustrations. Reflects an increased focus on risk factor reduction and illness prevention.
Author: Janice K. Ledford
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
Release Date: 2004
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.
Author: Joe Hsu
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2015-09-21
Prepare for the cardiac imaging component of the new radiology Core Exam! Excel on your boards with Cardiac Imaging: A Core Review – a high-yield, comprehensive review book, written specifically for the new Core Exam format. Study with all the books in the Core Review Series to ace every area of the Core Exam!
Author: Glenn N. Levine
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2013-05-03
Get quick answers to the most important clinical questions with Cardiology Secrets! Using the popular and trusted Secret Series® Q&A format, this easy-to-read cardiology book provides rapid access to the practical, "in-the-trenches" know-how you need to succeed both in practice, and on cardiology board and recertification exams. Get the evidence-based guidance you need to provide optimal care for your patients with cardiac heart diseases. Explore effective solutions to a full range of clinical issues including the general examination, diagnostic procedures, arrhythmias, symptoms and disease states, valvular heart disease, cardiovascular pharmacology, and other medical conditions with associated cardiac involvement. Zero in on key information with bulleted lists, mnemonics, practical tips from the leading cardiologists, and "Key Points" boxes that provide a concise overview of important board-relevant content. Review essential material efficiently with the "Top 100 Secrets in Cardiology" – perfect for last-minute study or self-assessment. Apply all the latest advances in clinical cardiology techniques, technology, and pharmacology. Access the complete text and illustrations online at Expert Consult, fully searchable.
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2017-03-09
Prepare for your CPAN® or CAPA® exam with the only question-based review of perianesthesia nursing! Certification Review for Perianesthesia Nursing, 4th Edition is written by the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN) — the leading organization for perianesthesia nursing education, research, and practice standards. A total of more than 650 multiple-choice review questions includes case study and clinical application questions, answers, detailed rationales, references to current literature, and an interactive online Review Tool that includes 175 additional questions to use for practice! Edited by Theresa Clifford and Denise O'Brien, this ASPAN review is the most effective way to prepare for your certification exam in hospital postanesthesia or ambulatory perianesthesia nursing. Exam-based organization of questions mirrors that of the CPAN and CAPA exams, covering the four core subject areas: physiological, cognitive/behavioral, safety, and patient advocacy. Case study and clinical application questions reflect the style of the questions on the actual certification exams, allowing you to prepare for these types of questions and practice clinical reasoning. Detailed rationales for each question help you understand why certain answer options are better than others. References for each question show where to find and verify the latest standards of practice. Essential perianesthesia nursing concepts are identified and tied to the corresponding chapter in the Core Curriculum. NEW! More than 650 brand-new review questions include answers and rationales, and reflect current evidence and standards of practice, so you can prepare effectively for the newest exam and deliver the best possible nursing care for patients who undergo sedation, analgesia, and anesthesia. NEW! An additional 175 review questions in the online Review Tool offer practice with timed test taking. UPDATED review content is organized to match the content of ASPAN’s PeriAnesthesia Nursing Core Curriculum and incorporates the test blueprints of ABPANC (the American Board of Perianesthesia Nursing Certification).
Author: Leslie Davis (MSN.)
Release Date: 2004
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.