Author: JoAnn Zerwekh
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2016-09-01
Ensure that you’re thoroughly prepared for the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) certification exam with more than 1,500 questions! Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review, 3rd Edition reflects the latest evidence-based clinical practice and national treatment guidelines and protocols. This comprehensive resource features more than 1,500 high-quality multiple-choice questions with detailed rationales for correct answers. Questions related to patient safety are highlighted with a QSEN safety icon to highlight the graduate-level safety competency of the Quality & Safety Education for Nurses initiative. It also includes a companion Evolve website with virtually unlimited, randomly generated practice exams that match the length and question distribution of the actual AANP and ANCC FNP certification exams. More than 1,500 multiple-choice questions with by detailed rationales help students understand the reasoning behind each answer. Division of clinical chapters into Physical Examination and Diagnostic Tests, Disorders, and Pharmacology makes it easy for students to locate specific information within each system. Chapters on Research and Theory and Professional Issues provide information on professional competencies important to the FNP role. Multiple-choice questions that mirror FNP certification exam formats give you realistic exam practice. NEW! Updated questions throughout review the latest evidence-based clinical practice and national treatment guidelines and protocols to prepare students for the AANP and ANCC FNP certification exams and clinical practice. NEW! Questions emphasizing patient safety are highlighted to reinforce the graduate-level safety competency of the Quality & Safety Education for Nurses initiative.
Author: Julie G. Stewart
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release Date: 2016-04-30
Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review is an ideal study guide for new and recertifying nurses preparing to take the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) certification exam administered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP). Written by nurse practitioners, it offers up-to-date questions and answer rationales specific to FNP certification that reflect the most current guidelines. In addition, it offers a short theory review, clinical application of knowledge, and clinical skills. Also incorporated are ethical and legal considerations, scope of practice, and cultural sensitivity. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.
Author: Maria T. Codina Leik, MSN, ARNP, FNP-C, AGPCNP-BC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release Date: 2017-11-28
Now with a free mobile & web app! 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 FNP certification exam, including new test format questions featuring photos of skin and eye conditions and EKGs, and more challenging dragand-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 App included! Practice anytime, anywhere on your mobile device or web browser! Available on iOS, Android, and the web, with a powerful, simple-to-use interface 700+ board-style questions and answers Detailed results showing your strengths and weaknesses Includes all the high-quality content from the book!
Author: JoAnne Silbert-Flagg
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2010-10-15
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification Study Question Book, Third Edition is the ideal review guide for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Family Nurse Practitioners preparing to take certification exams and as a reference in the practice setting. The content of the Study Question Book is divided into systems with an in-depth coverage of growth and development and health promotion and maintenance. Following each chapter are test questions, including answers and bibliographic reference. Focused on enhancing your test-taking skills while also integrating the principles of test taking, this study guide provides a comprehensive and total approach to success in the examination process. The Perfect Study Guide for the ANCC Exam! Intended to work either as a stand alone or in conjunction with the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide.
Author: Karen Fenstermacher
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2015-05-27
Prepare for FNP practice with the latest evidence-based guidelines! Practice Guidelines for Family Nurse Practitioners, 4th Edition provides essential information on current assessment and management protocols for primary care patients of all ages. Key details are easy to find, with the book’s concise, outline-style guidelines and abundant summary tables and charts. And you’ll be ready to manage care more effectively with the latest information on topics such as pain management, bariatric surgery follow-up, restless legs syndrome, and new medications for diabetes and cardiovascular disorders. Written by expert nurse practitioners Karen Fenstermacher and Barbara Toni Hudson, this guide equips you for the conditions most commonly seen in primary care settings. Essential, evidence-based guidelines provide the latest guidance for management of disorders commonly seen by FNPs in primary care settings, including information on which problems must be referred to a physician and which constitute an emergency. Quick-reference tables and charts include pediatric conditions charts, comparative charts for similar disorders, and health maintenance guidelines charts. Coverage of special populations assessment provides quick access to information on adult, pediatric, and geriatric assessment. Compact size and spiral binding make this guide easy to carry and easy to use in the clinical setting. Full-color insert provides an illustrated, quick reference to common skin disorders. Concise outline format makes it easy to locate essential information quickly. NEW! Treatment guidelines include the latest nationally recognized evidence-based treatment guidelines, including those for dementia, asthma, and diabetes. UPDATED content throughout includes bariatric surgery follow-up after release from surgical care, assessment of pelvic masses, restless legs syndrome, the advanced eye examination including advanced staining techniques, and new medications for diabetes and cardiovascular disorders. NEW Pain chapter provides guidelines on pain management and caring for patients with pain. NEW Laboratory and Diagnostic Pearls chapter offers useful laboratory and diagnostic tips that the authors have accumulated over years of clinical practice. NEW! Coverage of respiratory and ENT disorders is presented into two separate chapters, reflecting how these problems are actually handled in clinical practice. NEW user-friendly design includes an improved outline format, easier-to-read tables, and color highlighting for essential information.
Author: Albert Rundio
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2016-10-03
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
Author: Amelie Hollier
Publisher: Advanced Practice Education Assn
Release Date: 2005-09-01
Comprehensive and concise study guide for adult and family nurse practitioner students preparing for the AANP and ANCC certification exam. Chapters are organized by system to facilitate studying and reinforce learning. Considerations for treating adult, pediatric, pregnant, and lactating patients integrated throughout each chapter along with study tips and helpful hints to get you through your exam.New pharmacology section in each subject area. The pharmacology section gives an overview of each drug class with examples in each class and explanation of mechanism of action.Featuring NP StudySMART. A special online practice test tool with sample questions and answers with rationales.
This practical review book meets the needs of family nurse practitioners preparing to take the national certification examinations. It provides content on both the FNP's approach to practice based on the Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan, Evaluate (SOAPE) format and a format that accommodates both the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and the test blueprint of the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Sample test questions pertaining to the specific content reviewed are included at the end of each section. Test questions are classified according to the ANCC problem areas, the Academy domains, and across the lifespan, which allows students to focus their study efforts on those items causing the most difficulty. All content areas on the FNP certification examinations are covered - including common complaints, client wellness, the nurse-client relationship, and current issues. There are over 1,700 questions in the text including a sample exam 850 additional questions are on the companion CD that is bound in the back of the text (300 review questions and 2 sample exams Both American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) test domains are addressed. Content is organized alphabetically by disorder/condition for easy access of information. Content review in an outline format is followed by review questions and answers with rationales. Each question is classified by clinical process to enable the reader to evaluate strengths and weaknesses and to focus review time where necessary. The most commonly prescribed drugs and dosages are included for illness states. Updated and expanded content covers all major areas - including expanded content on the acute management of MI and CVA to address the FNPs function in urgent care settings. Expanded content within the diagnostic test section reflects positive and negative results.
Author: Mometrix Media LLC.
Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc
Release Date: 2015-02-25
***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Family Nurse Practitioner Exam Secrets helps you ace the Nurse Practitioner Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Family Nurse Practitioner 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. Family Nurse Practitioner Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Nurse Practitioner 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 Medical review including: Nervous System, Circulatory System, Signs and Symptoms, Major Hormones, Respiratory System, Cardiac Review, Breathing Sounds, Proper Medication, Maternal Responses, Psychological Processes, Blood and Urine Values, Developmental Milestones, Organ Functions, Burn and Wound Care, Disease Relativity, Pathological Conditions, Basic Tissues, Microbiology, Dermatology Review, Eye, Ear, and Mouth Review; A comprehensive Pharmacology review including: Cholinomimetrics, Anticholinergics, Adrenegic Agonists, Adrenergic Antagonists, Centrally Acting Agents, Direct Acting Relaxants, Neuromuscular Junction Blockers, Other Muscle Relaxants, Local Anesthetics, General Anesthetics, and much more...
Author: Amelie Hollier
Publisher: North Winds Press
Release Date: 2009-01-01
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!
Author: Sally K. Miller
Publisher: American Nurses Credentialing Center
Release Date: 2008-01-01
American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) internationally renowned credentialing programs certify nurses in specialty practice areas; recognize healthcare organizations for promoting safe, positive work environments through the Magnet Recognition Program and the Pathway to Excellence Program TM; and accredit providers of continuing nursing education. In addition, ANCC offers an array of informational and educational services and products to support its core credentialing programs.