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: Maria T. Codina Leik, MSN, APRN, BC, FNP-C
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release Date: 2013-08-12
Also Available As: The FNP Certification Review App! Praise for the First Edition: This is a well written, comprehensive review aimed at preparing readers for successfully completing a board certification exam...This is a wonderful comprehensive review in a concise study guide format.--Doody's Medical Reviews The second edition of this acclaimed FNP review continues to promote efficient, time-saving study by synthesizing the key content needed to pass the NP Certification Exam into a concise, well-organized format. Using test-taking strategies meticulously developed by the author, the Review provides unique question dissection techniques, targeted key content review, 600 in-depth practice questions, and detailed, current exam information in a fast facts style. This second edition includes new chapters on pediatrics and adolescence and an extensive new section on geriatrics that encompasses body/metabolic changes, common disorders, and hospice/ethical considerations. The book also presents an expanded, intensive pharmacology review, 100 new exam questions, and is the only review to offer a new research chapter providing elements of research needed for E-B practice. The book reviews the complete lifespan from pediatrics to geriatrics and including pregnancy, and covers non-clinical content including ethics, medico-legal issues, advanced practice law, and reimbursement guidelines. The review of primary care disorders is organized by body system. The content is applicable for certification exams for both the ANCC and the AANP. This book is also a great companion to the FNP Certification Review app, coming soon for your iPhone or iPad! New to this edition: Reorganized for greater ease of use Provides extensive new section on geriatrics Contains expanded coverage of pediatrics and adolescence Offers expanded intensive-style pharmacology review Presents elements of research needed for E-B practice Includes 100 new questions for a title of 600 high-yield questions Why use this review? Delineates strategic question dissection techniques for study success developed by the author, a leading provider of exam preparation education for over 20 years Provides precisely targeted content review Offers 600 in-depth practice questions and detailed exam information Includes Exam Tips and Clinical Tips to help prioritize test content. It is the only book to present elements of research needed for E-B practice Outlines normal findings and benign variants in physical assessment of each body system Includes succinct review of diseases commonly seen in primary care It's a great companion to the forthcoming FNP Certification Review app!
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: 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: Assistant Professor Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing Baltimore Maryland JoAnne Silbert-Flagg
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2010-08-15
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide: Primary Care has been developed especially for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Family Nurse Practitioners preparing to take certification examinations and as a reference in the practice setting. The text is divided into systems with an in-depth coverage of growth and development and health promotion and maintenance. The common disorders of the various body systems provide succinct summaries of definitions, etiology, signs and symptoms, clinical findings, differential diagnoses, diagnostic tests\findings, and management\treatment. The final chapter addresses PNP role development, current trends and health policy issues including topics such as credentialing, legal issues, legislation, reimbursement and delivery systems. Following each chapter are test questions, which are intended to serve as an introduction to the testing arena. In addition a bibliography is included for those who need a more in-depth discussion of the subject matter in each chapter.
Author: Sheila C. Grossman, PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release Date: 2011-01-19
"[This book] is an important reference for nurses seeking to take the certification exam to validate their own practice. The practice of nursing over the next decades will demand age-specific knowledge for people across the life span. Nurses need to develop expertise in the area of geriatrics and have that expertise validated through certification." Tara A. Cortes, PhD, RN, FAAN The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing (From the Foreword) Nurse practitioners have long required a comprehensive certification review book for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Gerontological Nurse Practitioner (GNP) certification examinations. Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Certification Review is the first book to provide a thorough review of test content to effectively prepare nurses to successfully pass the GNP certification exam. With over 200 practice questions culled from the real ANCC test outline, this is the only book nurse practitioners need to pass the ANCC exam. Challenging and reflective questions and answers are provided at the end of each chapter for topic review, with a final test offered at the end of the book. By providing students the ability to take the "mock test," this book instills confidence, preparing students for the actual certification exam. Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Certification Review contains: Guidelines on question dissection and analysis, as well as over 200 questions culled from the real ANCC test outline A comprehensive review of health promotion and disease prevention, assessment of acute and chronic illness, clinical management and pharmacological/nonpharmacological interventions, professional role and policy issues, and more An examination of the nurse practitioner and patient relationship Additionally, this book helps students in gerontological nurse practitioner, family nurse practitioner, and adult nurse practitioner programs with course program examinations that refer to older adults.
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: Maria T. Codina Leik, MSN, APN, BC, FNP-C
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release Date: 2007-10-22
All You Need for Certification Exam Success! "This is a well written, comprehensive review aimed at preparing readers for successfully completing a board certification exam. ...This is a wonderful comprehensive review in a concise study guide format." (5 Stars)--Doody's Book Review Service This mega-review, the second of Maria Codina Leik's "trilogy" of NP Certification guides (Family was published in July and Pediatric is due in 2008) covers test taking tips using Leik's unique "question dissection" technique, relevant content review, extensive practice questions, and detailed, current exam information in a "fast facts" style, saving the student valuable study time while providing comprehensive preparation. This book is also a great companion to the ANP Certification Review app, coming soon for your iPhone or iPad! Pass your Adult Nurse Practitioner ANCC or AANP exam, prepare for tests in school, or improve in the last semester of your program with: Photos and physical exam maneuvers that promote visualization and clarify techniques Organ system reviews divided into four parts; descriptions of emergent conditions, high-yield normal physical exam findings, maneuvers, and applicable benign variants Tables on orthopedic maneuvers, immunizations, STDs, lab tests, skins rashes, and more to help you organize and recall procedures Differentiation between Family and Adult Practice with inclusion of geriatric procedures and specifications Students say:"I took this class in 2003 and I did pass my Adult NP ANCC exam soon after. Ms. Leik's class gave practical information, essential concepts for studying, and core topics on which to focus. I would recommend this class to others as an essential component in ensuring success in passing the certification exam." - Cynthia Milich, CNP Why the Leik Technique? Maria T. Codina Leik has been a leading provider of exam preparation education and counseling for almost 20 years. Her company, National ARNP Services, Inc., has helped thousands of nurses pass their certification exams nationwide Please note: An analogous volume to Maria Leik's series, Gerontological Nurse Certificaiton Review is due in June from Meredith Wallace and Sheila Grossman.
Author: Jill E. Winland-Brown
Release Date: 2017
Preparation and practice make perfect! 1. Formulate your strategy. 2. Master the core content areas. 3. Assess your progress. 4. Test your knowledge. Gain the extra advantage on your ANP or FNP exam with an effective plan of action. The questions in the book and online at DavisPlus (nearly 2,235 in all) parallel the domains and content areas of the actual exams. Each question has been carefully reviewed and updated by recent exam takers to ensure accuracy and revised to conform to the style and difficulty levels on the certification examinations. Answers and in-depth rationales at the end of each chapter advance your mastery and understanding. An access code inside new printed texts unlocks the questions online at DavisPlus. See what students are saying online about previous editions... "Like every FNP student out there I was searching for a good review book....well look no further because this book is the best. I got this book after a fellow student suggested it and they weren't wrong about it. The book is filled with review questions on every topic and the answers don't just give you what letter was right but a rationale for why the one answer is correct and why the others are not correct. Totally would recommend this book!!" --Melissa McCormack "This was an amazing resource for helping pass the ANCC boards. I highly recommend this resource for anyone who wants intensive review before this extremely difficult test." --Virginia Cashman "Excellent study guide. A must buy for anyone preparing for certification. Thousands of practice questions to get you ready to pass certification." --Paula Baker
Author: Craig Sorkin
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2016-08-04
The Key to Success for the Adult-Gerontology and Family Nurse Practitioner Certification exams! Adult-Gerontology and Family Nurse Practitioner Self-Assessment and Exam Review is the perfect way to prepare for the Adult-Gerontology and Family Nurse Certification exams. This powerful study guide delivers everything you need to pass in one convenient resource: clinical pearls, learning objectives, exam tips, comprehensive practice exams, and clinical cases. The user-friendly, time-efficient format conveniently condenses and simplifies must-know, high-yield content most relevant to passing the exam and real-world clinical practice. Features: · Chapters are an engaging mix of Q&A and narrative, leading you step-by-step through the process of presentation of symptoms to treatment and referral · Includes exam tips and clinical pearls for exam success and real-world application · Covers all major content areas of the exam blueprints for both the AANP and ANCC · Up-to-date coverage of critical issues in NP practice, including coordination of care, health promotion/disease prevention, therapeutic communication, standards of practice, and current health care policy issues · Clinical cases demonstrate how the content can be applied to actual patient situations
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: Jane A. Fox
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
Release Date: 2001
PEDIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER CERTIFICATION REVIEW includes every area covered on the PNP certification examinations. The largest portion of the book addresses common presenting symptoms and problems. It also addresses health promotion and well child care, pediatric emergencies, research concepts, quality assurance, and issues and trends. Each topical area includes a content review followed by a number of questions and answers. A free CD-ROM includes a full-length practice examination with 200 questions and an answer key with rationales. (Includes a FREE CD-ROM)