Author: Beth Kelsey
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release Date: 2010-09
Genre: Health & Fitness
Midwifery/Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide, Second Edition is a comprehensive review designed specifically for those preparing to take the Midwifery (ACC) or Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NCC) certification examinations. Completely revised and updated,the Second Edition has new questions in each chapter and contains over 600 sample test questions representative of questions found on the examinations. Midwives and Women's Health Nurse Practitioners share many commonalities which enhance the delivery of care of women during their lifespan, and this review guide provides test taking strategies, study tips, and test questions and addresses professional issues that directly impact these specialties.
Author: Nell L. Tharpe
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2012-05-10
Genre: Health & Fitness
Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition. Clinical Practice Guidelines for Midwifery & Women's Health, Fourth Edition is a trusted quick reference guide to midwifery and well woman care. Completely updated and revised, this new edition reflects the rapidly changing clinical environment. It addresses documentation and risk management to aid in decision-making and appropriate document care. Convenient and easy-to-use, this new edition encompasses traditional, empirical, and evidence-based practice to meet the needs of a broad range of new and experienced practitioners and patients. * Meets the recommendations of the American College of Nurse–Midwives (ACNM) and the Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA) for written policies and/or practice guidelines * Reflects current and emerging midwifery and women’s health practice * Provides support and guidance for daily clinical decision making
Author: Bonnie Urquhart Gruenberg
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release Date: 2006
Recognizing prehospital obstetrics as a low-frequency, high-intensity skill, this book explains current principles and practices in obstetrics, gynecology, and neonatology as they specifically relate to emergencies in the field. The author provides “real life” case studies and review questions to reinforce key points. Helpful professional tips throughout the text prepare providers to facilitate the natural process of birth and stand ready to intervene if complications arise. Topics covered include: Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology, Evaluating the Pregnant Woman, Maternal and Fetal Complications, Threats to Mother and Fetus, Care of the High-risk Neonate, Normal Delivery Management and much more! Paramedic level Emergency Service Responders.
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: Constance Sinclair
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
Release Date: 2003
A Midwife's Handbook is designed to provide practicing nurse midwives and obstetric nurses with quick access to important clinical information. It is a comprehensive reference that offers brief overviews of pregnancy, the intrapartum and postpartum periods, as well as gynecological and medical conditions that impact childbearing. Complications are described and a brief overview of medical management is included for giving women anticipatory guidance when they are referred for physician care. The midwifery management also incorporates complementary measures such as herbal remedies, reflexology, Chinese medicine and nutritional strategies. Provides nurse midwives quick access to important clinical information that is detailed, generally has not been memorized, or that discusses issues which are encountered infrequently enough that a quick review of the details is helpful when the situation arises. Consistent presentation in each chapter begins with a brief definition of the problem, diagnostic tests and labs, differential diagnosis where appropriate, and concludes with a decision-making tree to assist in the decision making process. Nurse-midwifery management guidelines are included throughout to provide the practitioner with important information such as when to manage independently or when to consult with the physician. UNIQUE! Integrates alternative and complementary therapies along with key medical information specific to midwifery practice to provide practitioners with complete care alternatives.
Author: Mitch Earleywine, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release Date: 2011-08-17
Few professions have evolved as much as nursing has, or offer as much variety, opportunity for growth, and potential for great personal and professional satisfaction. 201 Careers in Nursing, the new edition significantly expanding, updating and revising 101 Careers in Nursing, is your guide to careers in nursing practice, education, research, and so much more. Comprehensive in scope and for nurses at all levels, each career description includes educational requirements, core competencies, and required skills. Interviews with nurses working in a variety of roles and settings bring to life the breadth of opportunities available to nurses today. Important tips within the book will help when making your career choices, along with compensation range per degree, certification requirements, and earning potential for each career. 201 Careers in Nursing is an essential resource for nurses entering the profession, nurses considering a career change, and counselors facilitating career choices. Key Features: Includes 201 careers, each with career description, educational requirements, core competencies, and requisite skills Reformatted for ease of use Provides compensation range per degree, certification requirements, and earning potential for each career Features interviews with nurses in different careers in academia and practice settings Useful for students and nurses at all levels Sample Careers: Addictions Counselor Military Nurse Childbirth Educator Clinical Research Nurse Family Nurse Practitioner Medical-Surgical Nurse Telehealth Nurse Consultant Cruise Ship/Resort Nurse Disaster/Bioterrorism Nurse Fraud and Abuse Investigator Genetics Counselor Health Policy Analyst/Lobbyist Media Consultant
Author: Marilyn Winterton Edmunds
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2013-04-17
Written by and for nurse practitioners, and also suitable for physician’s assistants, Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider, 4th Edition focuses on what you need to know to safely and effectively prescribe drugs for primary care. An emphasis on patient teaching helps you gain patient adherence to prescribed drug regimens, and guidelines for health promotion help in maintaining and improving your patients’ health. Now in full color, this edition expands the book's emphasis on the QSEN priorities of safety and evidence-based practice, and adds coverage of new drugs, new drug classes, and new therapeutic drug uses. Written by leading nurse practitioner authorities Marilyn Winterton Edmunds and Maren Stewart Mayhew, Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider teaches principles of pharmacotherapeutics using today’s most commonly used drugs. A Key Drugs focus highlights the most commonly used and most representative drugs of each major drug class — with particular emphasis on the top 100 most commonly prescribed drugs. Emphasis on patient teaching helps you communicate with patients and family caregivers to promote adherence to the drug regimen. Emphasis on health promotion describes how to help patients stay well and improve their health, including coverage of immunizations and biologicals, vitamins, weight management, and smoking cessation. Evidence-Based Decision-Making and Treatment Guidelines chapter (11) provides practical guidelines for using the best current research evidence to make decisions about the care of individual patients. Extensive coverage of drug therapy for special populations such as geriatric and pediatric patients includes considerations related to age, pregnancy, race, and other factors. UNIQUE! Coverage of prescriptive practice includes topics such as prescriptive authority, role implementation, and the role of nurses (NPs, CNMs, CRNAs, and CNSs) and physician assistants in writing prescriptions. NEW! Full-color design and illustrations highlight the most important content. DRUG UPDATES reflect the latest FDA-approved drugs, drug classes, and therapeutic uses. Expanded emphasis on the QSEN priorities of safety and evidence-based practice helps you eliminate drug prescribing errors with color-highlighted Safety Alerts! and NEW Clinical Practice Alerts! NEW section on male hormone replacement therapies adds coverage of men to that for women. Updated evidence-based prescribing information reflects the latest national clinical practice guidelines and evidence-based treatment guidelines, including the latest clinical treatment guidelines for diabetes. NEW! Complementary and Alternative Products tables highlight interactions with drugs, and are emphasized with a distinctive icon. Updated Drug Overview tables are enhanced with color as well as Top 100 icons that highlight the most commonly prescribed drugs.