Maternal Newborn Nursing Exam Secrets Study Guide

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Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc
ISBN: 1621201686
Release Date: 2014-03-31
Genre: Medical

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Maternal Newborn Nursing Exam Secrets helps you ace the Maternal Newborn Nurse Exam without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Maternal Newborn Nursing 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. Maternal Newborn Nursing Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Maternal Newborn 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: Maternal Age, Maternal Malnutrition, Nulligravida, Grand Multiparity, Psychosocial Issues, Female Infertility, Male Fertility Tests, Reproduction Methods., Fertility Drugs, Amenorrhea, Physiological Changes, Pregnancy Tests, Diabetes Mellitus, Anemia, Congenital Heart Defects, Substance Abuse, Multiple Gestations, Oligohydramnios, Polyhydramnios, Fetal Ultrasound, Amniocentesis, Alpha-Fetoprotein, Tachycardia, Bradycardia, Cord Blood Gas Testing, Pudendal Nerve Block, Fetal Macrosomia, Cephalic, Meconium, Chorioamnionitis, Abruptio Placentae, Placenta Previa, Prolapsed Umbilical Cord, Forceps-Assisted Birth, Vacuum-Assisted Birth, Caesarian Section, GI Motility Drugs, 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.

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.

Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse Exam Secrets Study Guide

Author: Neonatal Nurse Exam Secrets Test Prep Te
Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc
ISBN: 1610722515
Release Date: 2014-03-31
Genre: Medical

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse Exam Secrets helps you ace the Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Neonatal Intensive Care 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. Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Neonatal 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 PaNeonatal, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Content review including: Gestational Age, Modified Ballard Score, Neuromuscular Measurements, Hypoglycemia, Moro Reflex, Symmetric IUGR, Neonatal Resuscitation, Caesarean Section, Hyperkalemia, Naloxone, Amniotic Fluid, Meconium, Epinephrine, Endotracheal Intubation, Pneumothorax, Birth Asphyxia, Secondary Apnea, APGAR Test, Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Down Syndrome Newborn, Caput Succedaneum, Cephalohematoma, Developmental Dysplasia, Cyanotic, Hydrocele, Congenital Defect, Nasopharynx, Necrotizing Enterocolitis, Cutis Marmorata, Fontanelles, Hypernatremia, Hypocalcemia, Benefits Of Breastfeeding, Total Parenteral Nutrition, Osteopenia, Carnitine Supplementation, Pregestimil, Extrauterine Growth Restriction, Non-Shivering Thermogenesis, and much more...

Inpatient Obstetric Nurse Exam Secrets Study Guide

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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...

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).

Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Exam Secrets Study Guide

Author: NP Exam Secrets Test Prep Team
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
ISBN: 1610723074
Release Date: 2014-03-31
Genre: Medical

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Exam Secrets helps you ace the Nurse Practitioner Exam without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Neonatal 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. Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to NP 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: Perinatal History, Pre-Eclampsia, Diabetes Mellitus, Congenital Varicella Syndrome, Parvovirus, Group B Streptococcus, Toxoplasmosis, Sickle Cell Anemia, Hyponatremia, Folic Acid Deficiency Anemia, ABO Compatibility, Rh Sensitivity, Amphetamines, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Fetal Lung Maturity, Vital Signs, Modified Ballard Score, Gestational Age, Intrauterine Growth Restriction, Behavioral Assessment, Microbiological Testing, Electrolytes, Thyroid Hormones, Hypocalcemia, Bag and Mask Ventilation, Endotracheal Intubation, Peripheral Catheterization, Pleur-Evac System, Congenital and Neonatal Infections, Spinal/Lumbar Tap, Suprapubic Bladder Aspiration, Tracheostomy Management, Thermoregulation, Delivery Room Preparation, Resuscitation and Stabilization, and much more...

NCLEX PN Exam Cram

Author: Wilda Rinehart
Publisher: Pearson IT Certification
ISBN: 9780133831993
Release Date: 2014-05-21
Genre: Medical

This is the eBook version of the print title. The eBook edition does not provide access to the test engine and practice test that accompanies the print book. “The book offers a quick ‘cram’ approach to the NCLEX that is very user-friendly and not time-intensive. The overall approach is very learner-centered and the content is well-paced.” —Catherine Dearman, R.N., Ph.D. Covers exactly what you need to know to score higher on your NCLEX-PN® exam 445 sample test questions help you gain confidence and decide when you’re ready to take the actual exam Includes the popular Cram Sheet tearcard to help you remember key concepts and do extra last-minute studying Exam Alerts identify important information found on the exam Simplifies key medication aide concepts and techniques for easy learning Covers the critical information you’ll need to know to score higher on your NCLEX-PN exam! Discover how the NCLEX-PN exam works, and how best to prepare for it Understand essential disease processes, treatments, and diagnostic studies Care for clients with respiratory, genitourinary, hematopoietic, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, endocrine, cardiovascular, neurological, and many other disorders Serve maternal, infant, and pediatric clients Provide compassionate and effective psychiatric care Consider cultural, religious, and legal concerns associated with client care Review all stages of the nursing process: assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation Address client needs for a safe, effective-care environment; health promotion and maintenance; and psychosocial and physiological integrity

Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX RN Exam

Author: JoAnn Zerwekh
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323280105
Release Date: 2015-11-20
Genre: Medical

Prepare for the NCLEX with this fun, full-color review! Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX-RN® Exam, 9th Edition uses colorful drawings and mnemonic cartoons to cover the nursing concepts and content found on the NCLEX-RN examination. A concise outline format makes studying easier, and the Evolve companion website includes 2,500 NCLEX exam-style review questions (including alternate item formats) - allowing you to create practice exams, identify your strengths and weaknesses, and review answers and rationales. Written by NCLEX expert JoAnn Zerwekh, this study guide offers a clear, visual way to remember key facts for the NCLEX exam. UNIQUE! Mnemonic cartoons provide a fun, easy way to review and remember key nursing concepts and disease processes. UNIQUE! The integrated systems approach incorporates pediatric, adult, maternity, and older adult lifespan considerations in each body system chapter. Practice questions on the Evolve companion website are available in both study and quiz modes and separated by content area, allowing you to customize your review based on your personal study needs. UNIQUE! Appendixes for each chapter summarize medications and nursing procedures for quick reference. Alternate item format questions on Evolve prepare you for the interactive question types on the NCLEX examination, including priority drag-and-drop and hot-spot (illustrated point-and-click) questions. Answers and rationales for all review questions show why correct answers are right and incorrect options are wrong. Separate chapters on pharmacology and nursing management help you to focus on these areas of emphasis on the NCLEX examination. Nursing Priority boxes make it easier to distinguish priorities of nursing care. Pharmacology tables make key drug information easy to find, with high-alert medications noted by a special icon. Special icons distinguish pediatric and adult disorders, and identify content on Self-Care and Home Care. UPDATED content reflects the most recent NCLEX-RN test plan and incorporates important clinical updates. NEW! 2,500 review questions are now included on the Evolve companion website, adding more 200 questions to the total on the previous edition. NEW! Addition of SI Units and removal of trade-name drugs reflects changes in the NCLEX-RN test plan. NEW! Additional alternate item questions are included on Evolve, and new questions incorporating video are also added. NEW! Test Alert! boxes in the book highlight key concepts frequently found on the NCLEX examination. NEW! Additional memory notecard-type illustrations are included in the book to accommodate visual learners.

Review Manual for the Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator Exam

Author: Linda Wilson
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826120113
Release Date: 2014-10-28
Genre: Medical

Since the Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator competency was first established in June 2012, over 350 applicants from 13 countries have applied to become a CHSE, and nearly two thirds of them have completed the process and passed the certification exam. This book, the first review manual for the healthcare simulation educator certification exam, will be a valuable resource for aspiring educators in this rapidly emerging field. Certification for the CHSE exam applies to all healthcare disciplines in the U.S. and internationally. The Review covers all topics included on the exam and closely mirrors the CHSE blueprint to familiarize students with the exam. It includes end-of-chapter review questions, test-taking techniques, and over 200 test questions dispersed throughout the book.. Information is presented in pithy outline format interspersed with small sections of narrative for optimal learning and retention. The Review features current evidence-based teaching practices and incorporates case studies to connect simulation "situations" to simulation education with healthcare students. Key features: Comprises the first review book for the CHSE exam; Follows the CHSE test blueprint; Facilitates easy review with pithy outline format integrated with small sections of narrative; Provides Teaching Tip feature for best simulation practice; Includes case studies, 200+ test questions, end-of-chapter review questions, and test-taking techniques. - Publisher.

Barron s Ccrn Exam

Author: Patricia Juarez
Publisher: Barrons Test Prep
ISBN: 1438004583
Release Date: 2015-06-01
Genre: Medical

Provides key concepts students need to master in order to successfully pass the adult critical care nursing certification exam. Features a 25-question pre-test, detailed subject reviews, 2 full-length sample CCRN tests with fully-explained answers, and 450 practice questions in all.

Critical Thinking in Nursing

Author: Carol J. Green
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: UCSD:31822032363913
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Medical

Helping today's nursing professional acquire essential critical thinking skills for solving both common and more complex health problems, this innovative and insightful workbook contains 92 real-life cases which address all aspects of nursing care (i.e., assessment, analyzing data, planning care, evaluating benefits and possible consequences of care), and demonstrate the cognitive and affective components that influence critical thinking. Contains an introduction to critical thinking, an historical overview of critical thinking, and an in-depth discussion on the affective and cognitive components of critical thinking. Uses critical thinking language throughout; bases all material on critical thinking theory; and fosters both attitude and cognitive critical thinking within each case. Organizes case studies by major nursing specialties—adult health, community and home-care, maternal-newborn, pediatrics, and mental health nursing—and presents many activities and questions within each case to stimulate critical thinking skills. Includes practice sessions, detailed chapter summaries, and a book/Internet link that provides regularly updated material. For nurses specializing in adult health, community and home-care, maternal-newborn, pediatrics, and mental health.