Medical Surgical Nursing Test Success

Author: Frances H. Cornelius, PhD, MSN, RN-BC, CNE
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826195777
Release Date: 2013-06-28
Genre: Medical

This is a unique case study reference for students in the medical surgical nursing core course and a review/workbook for students about to embark on the NCLEX-RN exam. Unlike other reviews, the book embeds required information into compelling, unfolding case studiesóstudies that evolve over timeóin order to promote active learning and facilitate knowledge retention. These unfolding case studies are of particular value because they closely mimic real-life situations in nursing and provide situational mental models that assist students with problem-solving and critical thinking techniques. The unfolding case study method also assists in the development of skills that are important for NCLEX-RN success in assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation of patient care. All content areas required for NCLEX-RN successósafe and effective care, health promotion, physiological and psychological integrity--are interwoven in an enjoyable format that dispels the drudgery of straightforward memorization. A variety of NCLEX-style question formats are used throughout the book to help students assess their own learning. Additionally, eResource links to additional information are included throughout the book. Key Features: Uses unique unfolding case study method to present medical-surgical concepts Promotes active learning and knowledge retention Develops problem-solving and critical thinking skills Provides all of types of NCLEX-style questions for exam preparation Offers eResources throughout the Review for enhanced learning opportunities

Med Surg Success

Author: Kathryn Cadenhead Colgrove
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803657816
Release Date: 2016-08-15
Genre: Medical

Assure your mastery of medical-surgical nursing knowledge while honing your critical thinking and test-taking skills. The 3rd Edition of this popular resource features over 2,300 questions (including 550 alternate-format questions) that reflect the latest advances in medical-surgical nursing and the latest NCLEX-RN® test plan. They organize the seemingly huge volume of information you must master into manageable sections divided by body systems and specific diseases

Medical Surgical Nurse Exam Secrets Study Guide

Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc
ISBN: 161072013X
Release Date: 2014-03-31
Genre: Medical

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Medical-Surgical Nurse Exam Secrets helps you ace the Medical-Surgical Nurse Examination, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Medical-Surgical 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. Medical-Surgical Nurse Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Medical Surgical Test 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: Metabolic Alkalosis, Pulmonary edema, Myocarditis, Wound Healing, Rule of Nines, Portal Hypertension, Pancreatitis, Gastro-esophageal Reflux, Pneumothorax, Diabetes Insipidus, Burn Injury, Inhalation Injury, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Fat Embolus, Endocarditis, Status Asthmaticus, Cardiomyopathies, Sickle Cell Crisis, Theories/Phases of Grief, Post-op Atelectasis, Hormones, Pulmonary Pharmacology, Heart Failure, Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, CABG, Acute Renal Failure, Hypovolemic Shock, ABG Interpretation, Cardiac Tamponade, Fluid Balance, COPD, Valve Replacement, Aortic Stenosis, Hypoglycemia, Seizure Disorders, MODS, Arterial Occlusion, Emphysema, Bronchitis, and much more...

Community Health Nursing Test Success

Author: Frances H. Cornelius, PhD, MSN, RN-BC, CNE
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826171337
Release Date: 2013-05-22
Genre: Medical

This innovative case study review for community health nursing students features a unique format that facilitates active learning through the use of unfolding case studies. Unlike other content review books, it builds content right into vivid case studies to foster greater retention of the material. Additionally, because these case studies evolve over time, they mimic real-life situations and help students to develop critical thinking and organizational skills. The Review features, in great depth, the spectrum of requisite community health nursing information with the inclusion of current Quality & Safety Education (QSEN) competencies. It covers patient-centered care, teamwork and collaboration, evidence-based practice, quality improvement, safety, and informatics. The Review is enhanced by such mobile device resources as PubMed and AHRQ guidelines to simulate the method nurses currently use to access clinical information. These web links and resources are incorporated into the unfolding cases to further replicate realistic clinical situations in which the point-of-care/point-of-need access to information is used for decision support. Community Health Nursing Test Success will serve as both a course review and NCLEX-RN review with embedded links to access further information. It includes over 200 NCLEX-style questions in a variety of formats. Key Features: Uses unfolding case studies to mimic actual practice situations Embeds content into unfolding case studies to facilitate active learning Uses mobile device resources to simulate a true clinical environment Serves as both a course review and an NCLEX-RN review Builds web links and resources into unfolding case studies to replicate realistic clinical situations

Straight A s in Medical surgical Nursing

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1582556946
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

This easy-to-read outline review follows the unique two-column Straight A's format that lets students choose how they study for NCLEX® and course exams. The interior column outlines key facts for in-depth review; the exterior column lists only the most crucial points for quickest review. Other features include NCLEX®-style questions at the beginning and end of each chapter; lists of top items to study before a test; Time-Out for Teaching patient-teaching points; Go with the Flow algorithms; and critical information highlighted in a second color. A bound-in CD-ROM contains hundreds of NCLEX®-style questions—including alternate-item format questions—with answers and rationales.

Test Success

Author: Patricia M Nugent
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803677210
Release Date: 2017-12-08
Genre: Medical

A complete review of core concepts, plus 900 questions based on the latest NCLEX© test plan will build confidence and improve test scores from the beginning of nursing school. Master tricky alternate-format questions, even SATA (select all that apply) and develop efficient studying skills with test-taking tips and rationales for correct and incorrect responses.

Hurst Reviews Medical Surgical Nursing Review

Author: Marlene Hurst
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071811842
Release Date: 2012-09-01
Genre: Medical

Let Marlene Hurst show you the fastest – and most efficient way -- to learn Medical-Surgical Nursing 98% of Marlene Hurst’s students pass the NCLEX® That’s because Marlene knows that just memorizing facts isn’t enough – you need a strategy. In Medical-Surgical Nursing Review Marlene shows you how to apply critical thinking and test-taking skills rather than endure endless hours of memorization. With this proven, common sense approach, you’ll slash your study time and focus on what you really need to know in order to excel on this important course. Medical-Surgical Nursing Review includes practice questions at the end of each chapter, complete with answers and explanations, and access to a download with an additional 300 practice questions and MP3 audio tips from the author. Marlene’s helpful icons make it easy and fun for you to learn medical-surgical nursing: Marlene Moments: Tell you humorous stories of common student situations and mistakes Deadly Dilemmas: Alert you to situations that could affect patient safety Here’s the Deal: Gives you an understanding of complex nursing and pathophysiology concepts Hurst Hint Helps you to understand core nursing content Factoids Teach you important clinical nursing facts and important points you need to know

Pediatric Nursing Test Success

Author: Susan Parnell Scholtz, PhD, RN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826171375
Release Date: 2014-08-13
Genre: Medical

This novel resource for course content review of pediatric nursing and NCLEX-RN preparation features a potent learning techniqueóthe use of unfolding case studiesóto enhance critical thinking skills and enable students to think like a practicing nurse. Covering both basic and advanced nursing concepts of caring for children and families, this format embeds required content into compelling, real-life scenarios that evolve over time. These unfolding case studies are of particular value because they closely mimic real-life situations in nursing and provide situational mental models that assist students with problem-solving and critical thinking techniques. All content areas required for NCLEX-RN success are interwoven in an enjoyable format that dispels the drudgery of straightforward memorization. A variety of NCLEX-style questions are used throughout the book to familiarize students with the exam format and to help them assess their own learning. The book includes engaging eResources for enriched learning experiences. It will also be of value to faculty as a make-up guide for students who miss clinical hours, and as a reference for scenarios with standardized patients or role-play situations. Key Features: Uses unique unfolding case study method that embeds basic and advanced pediatric nursing care concepts Promotes active learning and knowledge retention Helps to foster problem-solving and critical thinking techniques Provides all types of NCLEX-style questions for exam preparation Includes eResources throughout for enhanced learning opportunities

Maternal Child Nursing Test Success

Author: Frances H. Cornelius, PhD, MSN, RN-BC, CNE
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826141576
Release Date: 2011-06-24
Genre: Medical

Based on a philosophy of active learning, this innovative and refreshing study aid is designed to help students learn the fundamentals of maternal-child nursing through unfolding case studies. Nursing content is woven into vivid case vignettes that evolve over time, thus engaging students and helping them develop critical thinking and clinical decision-making skills. The text also serves as a comprehensive workbook for students preparing for the NCLEX-RN®. It is the only maternal-child nursing review text to integrate content with practice and professional responsibilities to foster an engrossing real-world learning experience. The case vignettes are based on actual cases and incorporate all core content topics (assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation of patient care) for maternal-child nursing and NCLEX-RN® success. The book includes multiple choice, matching, true/false and calculation questions, each related to the unfolding clinical situation. Exercise answers with rationale appear at the end of each chapter. References at the end of the book facilitate self-remediation. Nurse-educators will also find this resource helpful for simulation experiences, classroom cases, group projects, and clinical conferences. Key Features: Reviews maternal-child nursing core content for course learning and test review prep, as well as for NCLEX-RN® success Uses unfolding, real-life case vignettes to integrate core content with practice and professional responsibilities Covers all types of NCLEX-style questions for greater test familiarity Incorporates online resources for use in clinical settings Develops critical thinking skills to help students "think like a nurse"

Medical Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy

Author: LWW
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496324863
Release Date: 2016-07-25
Genre: Medical

The easy-to-relate-to guide that every medical-surgical nursing student and novice needs! Perform safe, accurate, up-to-date nursing protocols with this expert, colorfully-illustrated guidance Expert Data + Wise Insights, this essential, fully-updated book is your personal guide to assessing and treating the common disorders of each body system, with current best practices on: Understanding anatomy, etiology, and pathophysiology Taking health histories Doing physical assessments Diagnostic testing, including patient preparation and monitoring Current NANDA International nursing diagnosis guidelines Full-color visuals + real-world guidance with colorfully illustrated, quick-read content offering step-by-step protocols for areas such as: Cancer, gerontology, and end-of-life care Administering fluids and electrolytes; maintaining acid-base balance Pain management Blood transfusion reactions Use of CT scans, MRIs, and x-rays for each body system Preoperative care Surgical processes Classifying and treating heart failure Treating acute and chronic renal failure Easy-to-follow = Easy-to-remember with clinical tips and nuggets in each chapter offering real-world support: A closer look – Illustrations and charts that explain anatomy, physiology, and complex pathways Education edge – Practical tips for patient teaching Just the facts – Brief outline of content at the start of every chapter What do I do? – Steps to take in emergency situations Weighing the evidence – Current evidence-based practice pointers Memory jogger – Memory tricks that help you remember vital concepts and key treatments Quick quiz – End-of-chapter riddles and multiple-choice questions to help you retain vital content

Introductory Medical Surgical Nursing

Author: Barbara K. Timby
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781469831879
Release Date: 2013-08-19
Genre: Medical

This 11th Edition of Timby and Smith’s popular text equips LPN/LVN students with the practical knowledge and skills necessary to provide safe and effective nursing care to today's medical-surgical clients. Now enhanced with new research, techniques, and clinical competencies, exciting new concept maps that help students focus and think critically about their clients, a new art program featuring hundreds of illustrations and photographs, new evidence-based practice boxes, and new NCLEX-PN questions, the 11th edition prepares students to manage nursing care of clients in today's changing healthcare environments and eases the transition from classroom to clinical practice.

Lippincott Certification Review Medical Surgical Nursing

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496387349
Release Date: 2018-02-06
Genre: Medical

Pass your certification exam with the thoroughly updated Lippincott Review for Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification, 6th Edition, offering the most current content found on the Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse (CMSRN) and Registered Nurse-Board Certified (RN-BC) exams. This popular study guide covers the full range of exam content, from disorders, signs and symptoms, tests, and assessments to treatments and interventions. Whether you are a new or experienced nurse, this comprehensive review offers the knowledge—and confidence—you need to succeed. Get the go-to exam prep resource for passing the CMSRN or RN-BC medical-surgical certification exam ... NEW enhanced eBook included with purchase NEW and revised content that reflects current medical-surgical nursing best practices NEW and updated end-of-chapter quizzes and 150-questionend-of-book practice test that helps to foolproof your preparation NEW social media content in each chapter NEW content updates written by nurses who have passed the most current CMSRN exam Reviews disorders by body systems as covered in certification exams Study plan advice, preparation strategies, and test-taking strategies that prepare you for exam-taking success, including a certification test plan Easy-to-use outline format that outlines each topic with key points, making it easy to remember important points Resources that include: NANDA taxonomy, common infectious disorders, CDC fact sheets, and lab tests results Contents that include: Medical-surgical certification eligibility requirements—lists criteria for medical-surgical nurse (RN-BC), Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) certification, and clinical nurse specialist in adult health (ACNS-BC) certification Nursing foundations and principles Legal and ethical nursing issues Principles of wound care, including nursing assessments and treatment skills Disruptions in homeostasis Perioperative nursing Cultural and ethnic beliefs and practices Safety issues Health maintenance Patient's bill of rights and self-determination Developmental theories of Jean Piaget and Abraham Maslow Nutrition Substance abuse Complementary and herbal therapies Obesity Adult immunizations Laboratory values Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience: The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time — providing a seamless reading experience online or offline Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooks Multiple viewing options that enable you to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive design The ability to highlight text and add notes with one click

Study Guide for Medical Surgical Nursing

Author: Sharon L. Lewis
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323371643
Release Date: 2016-09-07
Genre: Medical

Prepare for success in the classroom! Corresponding to the chapters in the 10th edition of Lewis' market-leading text Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, this study guide offers a complete review of content and a wide range of activities to help you understand key nursing concepts. Alternate item format questions reflect the most current NCLEX test plan. And to make studying easier, answers for all exercises are included in the back of the book. A wide variety of clinically relevant exercises and activities, including NCLEX examination-style multiple-choice questions, prioritization and delegation questions, and case studies, help you learn the material. Answers to all questions in the back of the book provide you with immediate feedback as you study. Additional alternate item format questions prepare you for the most current NCLEX exam. NEW! Attractive four-color design ties the study guide to the textbook.

Leadership and Management in Nursing Test Success

Author: Julia M. Ward, PhD, RN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826110398
Release Date: 2013-06-28
Genre: Medical

"This will be very helpful to students studying leadership and management for the NCLEX. The questions are pertinent and well written, and they cover a wide range of topics. This review is a worthwhile resource for student preparation." Score: 96, 4 Stars. --Doody's Medical Reviews Based on an innovative, active learning paradigm, this course review for the Leadership and Management Nursing Skills NCLEX-RN features the use of unfolding case studies to thoroughly engage students while helping them to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Unlike other content review books, this resource builds required content into compelling case scenarios that mimic situations in real-life practice. It features answers and rationales at the end of each chapter and includes 200 questions comprised of 150 multiple choice and 50 alternative NCLEX-RN style questions. The book is also infused with Web links and resources that will keep students engaged and further reinforce realistic decision-making. The review focuses on developing leadership and management competencies, patient care management including advanced directives, ethical and legal issues, organizational management, and delegating responsibilities to other members of the health care team. Students love this innovative approach to learning how to ëthink like a nurseí! Faculty find the case studies useful for clinical make-up assignments. Available in both print and eBook formats, the review is enhanced by the inclusion of URLs linking to resources that expands scope of content and increases content assimilation. Key Features: Promotes active learning through use of unfolding case studies Eschews traditional repetitive question review for an intensified learning experience Provides answers conveniently located at the end of each chapter and rationales for both correct AND incorrect answers Serves as a handy resource for clinical make-up assignments Includes more than 200 questions including 150 multiple choice and 50 alternative NCLEX questions