The CEN Study Guide/Review Manual covers all the major topic areas based on the most recent (2007) BCEN Blueprint for the CEN Exam. It includes a comprehensive, systems based review model, and a complete 150 question sample "CEN-like" exam, complete with full rationales and explanations. The practice exam is most useful as a self-assessment tool. Other special sections included in this edition are: (1) "CEN HOT Words": These are words/terms which are used and show up during the CEN exam frequently. (2) "CEN Exam-Like Questions": This is a special section dedicated to those specific topics which appear on the exam frequently. (3) A comprehensive index is included in this edition. Having an index makes it easy and simple to look up key terms and topics and to locate quickly in the text for rapid review.DISCLAIMER: This course and manuals/books are neither taught, sponsored, endorsed, promoted or marketed by the ENA/BCEN. No relationship to the ENA/BCEN is either implied explicitly or implicitly.
Author: Ann J. Brorsen
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2011-07-08
CEN Examination Review is an essential guide for nurses preparing to take the Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) Exam. Containing more than 1,200 practice questions with rationales representative of those found on the exam, it provides a succinct, yet comprehensive review of the core material. Organized to give essential test taking strategies and techniques for passing the exam, CEN Examination Review explores key content areas such as cardiovascular, pulmonary, orthopedic and wound care, maxillofacial and ocular, neurology, obstetrical and gynecological, gastrointestinal, and psychological. Included with the book is an online access code for JB TestPrep, our online interactive testing program, to help you pass the exam. This online program includes all of book’s questions and answers, practice exams providing feedback, and final exams to help prepare you for the CEN Exam. Don’t forget to visit our new nursing certification website: www.NursingCertificationSuccess.com
Author: Jonathan P. Wyatt
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date: 2005
"The Oxford Handbook of Accident and Emergency Medicine follows the style of the other highly successful Oxford Handbooks in providing practical guidelines on the management of a huge range of situations that present in A & E. For junior doctors, nurses, paramedics, and medical students, this book will be the essential guide."--BOOK JACKET.
Author: Renee S. Holleran
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2005-03-15
This valuable study resource provides a thorough, comprehensive review for the Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) exam - and it's the only review book that also helps readers prepare for the Certified Flight Registered Nurse (CFRN) and Flight Paramedic Certification (FP-C) exams. No other resource provides both a review of content as well as over 1,400 questions and a CD-ROM with 3 practice tests. Each chapter features questions with answers and rationales for every question - explaining the "why" behind every answer. Packed with all the essential information needed for a complete review, it includes a new section on critical care, a new chapter on bioterrorism, and new content on conscious sedation issues, RSI, airway management, and safety training. The Transport section now includes new content on CAMTS standards and transport operations. Over 1,400 questions with rationales and references offer excellent preparation for the CEN, CFRN, and FP-C exams. A practice CD-ROM includes 3 sample exams with answers and rationales, and automatic grading helps users assess their mastery of the material. A content outline of must-know topics is provided, followed by practice questions, answers, rationales, and references. New guidelines and medications currently being used for BLS, ACLS, and PALS are discussed. New chapters have been added on Invasive Interventions, Pharmacology, Invasive Monitoring, Bioterrorism, CAMTS Standards, and Transport Operations. Updated and expanded content addresses emerging infectious diseases, CISM for emergency and transport staff, CAMTS standards and transport operations, conscious sedation issues, RSI, airway management, safety training, and age-related changes and differences (pediatric and geriatric).
An excellent, comprehensive clinical reference thoughtfully revised to address new challenges facing emergency nurses, emergency medical technicians and paramedics. MANUAL OF EMERGENCY CARE details the basic principles of emergency care; includes up-to-the-minute advances in emergency care, medical, trauma, and special case emergencies; contains four entirely new chapters devoted to patient education, allergies, forensic nursing and legal issues; and offers thoroughly revised, more detailed chapters on sexual assault, wound care, and domestic violence. * Includes complete, up-to-date and practical information for clinical practitioners and nursing students. * Presents a team approach to problem solving, reflecting actual practices in emergency departments. * Covers assessment parameters, diagnostic tests, therapeutic interventions and other information pertinent to disorders and conditions NEW TO THIS EDITION: * Includes new chapter on forensic nursing thoroughly explaining the role of forensic nurses and the collection of forensic data. * Offers a new chapter on patient and family education, stressing the growing importance of providing supports to help patients and their families continue recovery once they leave emergency care. * Presents basic legal issues for emergency nurses in a new chapter addressing hot legal topics including legal consent, proper treatment of psychiatric patients, appropriate handling of forensic issues, and terms of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA). * Provides a new chapter on allergies with detailed descriptions of reactions and the associated signs and symptoms, interventions, diagnostic tests, latex allergies, and patient education and support. * Contains an updated, extensively detailed chapter on sexual assault listing proper procedures for collecting, securing and transferring evidence, following up, documenting the assault and testifying in court, all in a bulleted, easy-to-follow format. * Offers newly revised wound management chapter with more detailed definitions and descriptions of wounds and wound care. * Includes separate chapters on intravenous therapy and laboratory specimens.
Written by emergency nurses for emergency nurses, this comprehensive "Bible" presents both basic information for students and detailed information for practicing emergency nurses. New developments and changes in clinical practice have been incorporated throughout, including updated information on cardiac drugs, tissue adhesives, epidemiological statistics, and application of stents. A new chapter on Weapons of Mass Destruction helps prepare nurses for any possible acts of terrorism. Coverage has been expanded on EMTALA regulations and the HCFA, triage, wound cleaning, and wound management of pediatric patients. Written by 51 contributors from rural, suburban, and urban areas and representing a broad range of clinical positions: staff nurses, clinical specialists, nurse managers, and nursing instructors. Chapters grouped into six sections for easy access to important content: Foundations, Professional Practice, Clinical Foundations, Trauma, Med-Surg, and Special Populations. Tables and boxes highlight and summarize critical and essential information; over 500 illustrations help the nurse quickly identify and treat frequently encountered conditions. Overview of anatomy and physiology for each clinical chapter facilitates understanding of clinical material and provides basis for patient assessment. A separate unit on special patient populations covers topics such as child abuse, elder abuse, intimate partner violence, sexual assault, substance abuse and behavioral/pediatric/obstetrical emergencies. Highlights priority nursing diagnoses to help nurses focus on the most serious problems.
Author: Richard Aghababian
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 1998
Based on the American College of Emergency Physicians' revised Core Content for Emergency Medicine, this monograph follows the scope and structure of this curriculum and provides a thorough and systematic review of emergency medicine. It aims to serve as a reference for senior medical students, residents and practising physicians who need to quickly access information about a clinical entity. The book should also be of interest to residents preparing for the American Board of Emergency Medicine certification exam.
Author: Brian Dolan
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2008
This book shows nurses why they are doing what they do rather than just how for a wide range of A&E conditions. It features special sections that cover potential problem areas such as paediatrics and treating the mentally ill A&E patient. It has an A&P section so even the most experienced nurse can refresh their knowledge. Along with all the latest legislation and changing care provisions this book is a must have for the busy A&E Nurse
Author: Robin Donohoe Dennison
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2010-12-20
Prepare for success on the Certification for Emergency Nurses examination! Not only does Pass CEN! review all the content covered in the current exam blueprint, it includes fun yet challenging learning activities, realistic practice questions, and comprehensive practice examinations. A concise outline format and numerous illustrations make the material easy to read, understand, and remember. Written by a team of expert nursing instructors led by Robin Donohoe Dennison, this unique guide also reviews anatomy and physiology for each core body system. This is the all-in-one study tool you can't do without! An easy-to-follow outline format quickly and clearly delineates what you must know to pass the CEN exam. Content follows the most current CEN blueprint and eliminates extraneous information that is not likely to be tested. Learning activities provide fun and stimulating ways to learn critical concepts, such as matching questions, essays, table completion exercises, and crossword puzzles. Anatomy and physiology reviews cover each core body system Case Related Learning activities include questions on clinical reasoning and decision-making.
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
Release Date: 2004
Well-known author Jean Proehl guides readers step-by-step through nearly 200 emergency nursing procedures. This comprehensive and liberally illustrated procedure manual includes contributions from expert emergency nurses from across the country, providing a national perspective and addressing regional differences in practice. The 3rd edition retains the popular, consistent format used in the 2nd edition, and provides approximately 12 new procedures to address changes in practice. This innovative revision features a smaller, handier trim size and a greatly reduced price, making it a must-have purchase for every ER nurse. The 3rd edition is also offered electronically as an E-Library to be licensed by emergency departments nationwide. Comprehensive scope of procedures covered. Generously illustrated to visually reinforce techniques. Inclusion of age-specific considerations. Consistent format for quick reference. Focused on essential, practical information. Contributors are experienced emergency nursing clinicians from diverse geographic areas. New procedures on extubation, drug and alcohol specimen collection, preservation of evidence, sexual assault examination, automatic external defibrillation operation, emergency management of the patient with an AICD, paracentesis, TNKase, intra-abdominal pressure monitoring, diagnostic bladder ultrasound, warm water circulating blankets, and continuous arteriovenous rewarming. Smaller, portable size makes this edition handy to carry and use. Increased emphasis on research-based practice. Thoroughly updated throughout to reflect changes in practice. Reduced price is more affordable for working health care professionals. Also available as an E-Library for emergency departments.