Inpatient Obstetric Nurse Exam Secrets Study Guide

Author:
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
ISBN: 1609719786
Release Date: 2014-03-31
Genre: Medical

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Inpatient Obstetric Nurse Exam Secrets helps you ace the Inpatient Obstetric Nurse Exam without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Inpatient Obstetric 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. Inpatient Obstetric Nurse Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Inpatient Obstetric 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 Content review including: Gestational Diabetes, Hyperemesis Gravidarum, Acute Pulmonary Edema, Rhesus, ABO Incompatibility, Oligohydramnios, Polyhydramnios, Pica, Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS), Prenatal Diagnostic Evaluation, Ultrasound, Fetal Fibronectin, Amniocentesis, Nonstress Test, Biophysical Profile, Acoustic Stimulation, Three-Dimensional Ultrasonography, Fetal Blood Sampling (FBS), Doppler Velocimetry, Fetal Pulse Oximetry, Umbilical Cord Blood Gases, Fetal Bradycardia, FHR Baseline, Recurrent Decelerations, Sinusoidal FHR Pattern, Electronic Fetal Monitoring, False Labor, Four Stages Of Labor, Leopold Maneuvers, Laboring Down, Epidural Infusions, Episiotomies, Family Bonding, Bishop Score, and much more...

Core Curriculum for Maternal Newborn Nursing

Author: AWHONN
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323287647
Release Date: 2015-05-12
Genre: Medical

AWHONN’s Core Curriculum for Maternal-Newborn Nursing, 5th Edition provides the most up-to-date, accurate information available on today’s maternal-newborn nursing practice. Its concise outline format covers concepts of reproduction, fetal development, normal pregnancy, intrapartum and postpartum periods, the normal newborn, complications in the mother and newborn, and ethical issues. With a fresh focus on patient safety and revised case studies, this clinical guide and certification prep tool features AWHONN-endorsed content for the practice of maternal-newborn nursing. AWHONN-endorsed content makes this the definitive resource in preparing for current practice and specialty nursing certification examinations. Coverage of the full scope of maternal-newborn nursing practice addresses topics, such as: families; ethics; legal issues; research, case management; genetics; and the transition to home and parenthood. Bulleted outline format allows for quick review and reference of key information on the management of pregnant women and their newborns through all stages of care. NEW! Focus on patient safety draws attention to developing competencies related to safe nursing practice. NEW! Content on medication safety, including high alert medications, emphasizes critical drug information that must be considered to provide safe patient care. UPDATED! Extensively revised case studies and review questions reflect the realities of practice and provide testing for certification examinations with realistic patient scenarios. EXPANDED! Updated content throughout gives you the most current practice guidelines to promote quality care.

Manual of Obstetrics

Author: Arthur T. Evans
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781796962
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

Now in its thoroughly revised, updated Seventh Edition, this Spiral® Manual provides practical, easily accessible information on management of the pregnant patient. Major sections cover obstetric care, obstetric complications, maternal complications, fetal assessment, fetal complications, and neonatal care. This edition's chapters have a new consistent outline structure, more tables, and more figures. Coverage includes a new chapter on obstetric anesthesia and new information on drugs for cardiovascular, neurologic, and endocrine conditions, including oral agents for gestational diabetes. The chapter on genetic counseling has been completely rewritten. This edition also addresses controversies regarding surgical births and vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC).

Inpatient Obstetric Nursing

Author: Rudman
Publisher: Passbooks
ISBN: 0837361206
Release Date: 2005-01-01
Genre: Study Aids

This series prepares you for the various tests for Certified Nurse conducted by the Certification Boards of the American Nurses' Association's (ANA) five Divisions on Practice, the Certification Board for Nursing Administration of the ANA Commission on Nursing Services, the National Certification Corporation (NCC) and other licensing and certification organizations. Certification is a most important way for you to show that you are among the best in the world -- an extra step for you and your career, a step beyond state licensing. It gives you recognition and status on a national basis. When you have been certified, you will be entitled to use one of the following letter designations for your certified specialty after your name: R.N., C. -- Registered Nurse, Certified R.N., C.S. -- Registered Nurse, Certified Specialist R.N., C.N.A. -- Registered Nurse, Certified in Nursing Administration R.N., C.N.A.A. -- Registered Nurse, Certified in Nursing Administration, Advanced

Fast Facts About the Gynecologic Exam

Author: R. Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, NCMP, FAANP
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826196095
Release Date: 2017-10-28
Genre: Medical

"This is an extraordinarily down-to-earth and useful guide for both novice clinicians and experienced clinicians who are presented with challenging patient situations. ... a must-have book for novice clinicians as they struggle to make it through their first solo gynecologic examination and move on to mastering the art of caregiving as well as the science of providing the best possible individualized care for each woman across the life span." - Joellen W. Hawkins, PhD, RN, WHNP-BC; Professor Emeritus, Boston College, William F. Connell School of Nursing; Writer-in-Residence, Simmons College School of Nursing and Health Sciences This newly updated, step-by-step guide to the key points of conducting the GYN exam addresses everything both busy nurse practitioners and NP students need to know, from basic procedures to high-level challenges. Part I breaks down the GYN exam into clinical parts, emphasizing strategies to decrease anxiety and minimize discomfort at every stage of the exam. Part II walks the caregiver through the exam for women at every stage of the life span, sexually abused women, obese women, and women who have undergone genital mutilation. This second edition delivers an all-new chapter on providing care to transgender and LGBT women and also includes new information on intimate partner violence and working with adolescents and menopausal and older women. Comprehensive and organized for easy access to information, the book features prominently displayed key points, learning objectives, and "Fast Facts in a Nutshell" boxes based on the authors' more than 40 years of teaching experience. Along with the most up-to-date information on STIs, Pap guidelines across the life span, and recommendations on the well-woman exam, this concise guide comes with a wealth of essential resources, including links to instructional videos and free apps for patient and practitioner education, adding to the book’s value as an indispensable, quick-access guide to delivering excellent holistic care to women. New to the Second Edition: New chapter on examining the transgender and LGBT woman Latest information on intimate partner violence Updates on examining adolescents and menopausal and older women New information on female genital mutilation New CDC STD, PAP, and ACOG Guidelines Links to instructional videos Free apps for patient and practitioner education Key Features: Delivers easy-to-read, bulleted information in a convenient pocket size Provides learning objectives, key points, and Fast Facts in a Nutshell Includes tips on examining special populations including obese, anxious, multiparous, pediatric, menopausal, and older patients and transgender/LGBTQ Serves as a refresher for those studying for the WHNP Exam

High Risk and Critical Care Intrapartum Nursing

Author: Lisa K. Mandeville
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0397554672
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Medical

Co-published with the Association of Women's Health, Obstetrics & Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), this comprehensive clinical text/reference provides a current, concise and accurate source of guidance for perinatal nurses and clinical specialists. Readers will find clear explanations and specific guidelines for all aspects of high-risk labor and delivery, with information that's easy to locate and use, including the most current material on obstetric critical care. Coverage includes AWHONN's protocols and procedures; and sample protocols and flowsheets enhance quick referencing. New chapters in this edition on: Invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring, Mechanical Ventilation, Sepsis, Acute Renal Failure, Thyroid Disorders, and more! A Brandon-Hill Recommended Title.

Family Nurse Practitioner Exam Secrets Study Guide

Author: Mometrix Media LLC.
Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc
ISBN: 1610723015
Release Date: 2015-02-25
Genre: Medical

***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...

Perinatal Nursing

Author: Kathleen Rice Simpson
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781767598
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

Co-published with the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), this book is a comprehensive clinical resource for practicing perinatal nurses and an excellent staff educator's guide and textbook. It provides commonly accepted guidelines for practice and evidence-based care and includes algorithms to support decision-making. Numerous photographs complement the text and summary boxes highlight key points. Appendices provide patient care examples and practice guidelines. This edition has been extensively revised and updated. New features include more than 650 end-of-chapter review questions and answers and selected AWHONN protocols.

AWHONN s Perinatal Nursing

Author: Kathleen R. Simpson
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451179101
Release Date: 2013-06-24
Genre: Medical

An official publication of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), Perinatal Nursing, Fourth Edition presents up-to-date information based on the most rigorous evidence and offers suggestions for best practices. This new edition of the authoritative, comprehensive text used by perinatal nurses worldwide features a wealth of new content to keep practice current. New chapters related to patient safety and the development of a highly reliable perinatal unit, inform nurses how to conduct team training and drills for obstetric emergencies, create checklists, and effectively handoff patients. It features expanded coverage of high-risk pregnancy, from bleeding in pregnancy to preterm labor and birth, diabetes, cardiac disease, pulmonary complications, multiple gestation, and maternal-fetal transport. An all-new chapter on obesity in pregnancy covers risks to the mother and fetus, care from preconception to postpartum, as well as bariatric surgery. An expanded chapter on newborn nutrition includes new sections on the infant feeding decision, benefits of breastfeeding, nutritional components, and preterm milk and lactation.

Intrapartum Management Modules

Author: Betsy B. Kennedy
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 078178168X
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Medical

The revised Fourth Edition of this essential text contains 19 modules that guide the reader from assessment of the pregnant woman and her fetus, through labor and delivery, to postpartum evaluation and care. Each module is carefully developed to enhance self-paced learning and skills attainment, perfect for competence validation and orientation. This edition has new modules on cultural competence and OB Emergencies, including hemorrhage and Caesarian delivery "on demand", and new content on legal accountability, maternal and newborn transport, electronic fetal monitoring, and domestic violence assessment.

Evidence based Practice in Nursing Healthcare

Author: Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781605477787
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Medical

Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk and Ellen Fineout-Overholt are creators of the ARCC (Advancing Research and Clinical practice through close Collaboration) Model, an innovative strategy for implementing and sustaining evidence-based practice in healthcare systems. The ARCC Model is cited as an exemplar of education in evidence-based practice in the Board on Health Care Services and the Institute of Medicine's book, Health Professions Education: A Bridge to Quality. "McInyk and Fineout-Overholt's book should be required reading in all graduate programs. Their text has provided a blueprint for the future of nursing practice and a rigorously substantiated and clearly described means for clinicians, educators, and administrators to participate in improving quality of care." Janet D. Allan, PhD, RN, FAAN Dean and Professor University of Maryland School of Nursing "Evidence-based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice has been instrumental in developing a culture of evidence-based practice at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. It is fundamental to our curriculum provided to all levels of staff, from new graduate nurses to the highest levels of hospital leadership." Dr. Patricia Potter, RN, PhD, FAAN, Dr. Gail Rea, RN, PhD, CNE, Dr. Karen Balakas, RN, PhD, CNE, Jennifer Williams, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, Elizabeth Pratt, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC Evidence Equals Excellence group at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Barnes-Jewish School of Nursing at Goldfarb Evidence-based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice is an exemplary text that spans the continuum of nursing evidence to support best practice. Utilizing this text with undergraduate, RN to BSN, and graduate nursing students, it is the ONLY text that demonstrates how to retrieve, read, and analyze evidence whether it is published as an individual study, systematic review, meta-analysis, best practice guideline, or outcomes management report. Students learn how to utilize multiple complex databases and websites as they move through each chapter. And, they experience dissemination of evidence through the development of presentations, publications, posters, and grants. This is truly a remarkable book that embraces evidence as the basis for nursing practice and patient-centered care and safety. Having used this text with more than 1000 students over the past five years, I can honestly say that I have found no other text that facilitates learning and development of clinical judgment that is grounded in valid, reliable, and applicable evidence. This is a keeper! Alice E. Dupler, JD, APRN-BC Clinical Associate Professor Washington State University College of Nursing "I have used the book since I developed the Evidence-based Practice course for our College of Nursing in Fall 2007. It was the first course of its kind at Indiana State University. It has been well received and the preferred course for all nursing graduate students for completion of their final scholarly projects. The text was essential in developing the course and provides the foundation and guidance that the students need to develop their Evidence Based Practice projects...the students love the text!" Susan Eley PhD, RN, FNP-BC Assistant Professor Director FNP Program Indiana State University

Cracking the AP Environmental Science Exam 2018 Edition

Author: Princeton Review
Publisher: Princeton Review
ISBN: 9781524710439
Release Date: 2017-10-03
Genre: Study Aids

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO HELP SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP Environmental Science Exam with this comprehensive study guide—including thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, access to our AP Connect portal online, and 2 full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations. This eBook edition has been optimized for on-screen reading with cross-linked questions, answers, and explanations. Written by the experts at The Princeton Review, Cracking the AP Environmental Science Exam arms you to take on the test and achieve your highest possible score. Techniques That Actually Work. • Tried-and-true strategies to help you avoid traps and beat the test • Tips for pacing yourself and guessing logically • Essential tactics to help you work smarter, not harder Everything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score. • Targeted review of commonly tested lab exercises • Useful lists of key terms for every content review chapter • Engaging activities to help you critically assess your progress • Access to AP Connect, our online portal for helpful pre-college information and exam updates Practice Your Way to Excellence. • 2 full-length practice tests with detailed answer explanations and scoring worksheets • Practice drills at the end of each content review chapter • Quick-study “hit parade” of the terms you should know