NCLEX RN Drug Guide 300 Medications You Need to Know for the Exam

Author: Kaplan Nursing
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781506201986
Release Date: 2015-08-04
Genre: Medical

The most streamlined, portable, and easy-to-use drug guide to help you pass the NCLEX-RN! This pocket-sized review for prospective nurses gives you the focused, key information you need to know about medications commonly seen on the test. Kaplan's NCLEX-RN Drug Guide includes: Generic names, brand names, phonetic pronunciations, and drug families for 300 frequently tested medications Concise nursing considerations and must-know side effects for each medication NEW! Expert guidance for studying drugs effectively Pregnancy risk category and controlled substance schedule for every drug Common medical abbreviations you'll use on the job Abbreviations to avoid when recording medication orders Terms are grouped by medication category, and each page features two terms with the complete explanations. With Kaplan's NCLEX-RN Drug Guide, you know you are getting the most up-to-date, expert information available to prepare for the exam!

NCLEX RN Drug Guide 300 Medications You Need to Know for the Exam

Author: Kaplan
Publisher: Kaplan Publishing
ISBN: 1609788931
Release Date: 2013-09-03
Genre: Medical

The most detailed, portable, and easy-to-use drug guide to help you pass the NCLEX-RN! Prospective nurses looking for the best guide on the market to help prepare them for the NCLEX-RN are turning to Kaplan. Nursing students are constantly on-the-go, and they need study materials that fit in with their busy lifestyle. Kaplan's NCLEX-RN Drug Guide: 300 Medications You Need to Know for the Exam is the best pocket-sized and portable drug guide available for nursing students to assist in their preparation. In Kaplan's NCLEX-RN Drug Guide, you will find the focused, key information you need to learn about commonly seen medications on the test, including: Trade names, common names, phonetic pronunciations, and drug families for 300 frequently tested medications Detailed descriptions of nursing considerations and must-know side effects for each medication The latest Joint Commission-approved medical abbreviations for recording medication orders Kaplan teaches to the NCLEX-RN. We provide the tools students need to develop critical thinking skills to successfully answer exam-level questions. We review the nursing content that is frequently tested, but more importantly, we show students how to use this knowledge to make nursing judgments. This gives you the confidence and knowledge they need to walk into the exam prepared and ready to pass. With Kaplan's NCLEX-RN Drug Guide: 300 Medications You Need to Know for the Exam, you know you are getting the most up-to-date, expert information available to prepare for the NCLEX-RN.

Lippincott s Drugs to Know for the NCLEX RN

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451171983
Release Date: 2012-03-06
Genre: Medical

A pocket-sized manual for preparing nursing students for the medications questions asked on the NCLEX-RN. Nursing students are more concerned about medications than about any other subject on the NCLEX, and this book provides the answers. Organized by drug class, this valuable guide lists over 300 drugs that you students may be asked about on the NCLEX. Each drug comes with detailed information on its side effects and nursing considerations. Best of all, it addresses those aspects of medications that are specifically emphasized noted on the NCLEX test plan.

Lippincott s Review for NCLEX RN

Author: Diane McGovern Billings
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1582553602
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

The thoroughly updated edition reflects the current NCLEX test plan and contains more than 5,000 test questions to help students practice taking the exam. The book contains more questions than any other NCLEX-RN review and includes more pharmacology-related questions.

Prioritization Delegation and Assignment

Author: Linda A. LaCharity
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323113434
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Medical

Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment: Practice Exercises for the NCLEX® Examination is the only review book on the market with a focus on prioritization and management of care-just like the current NCLEX Examination itself! The workbook's unique approach establishes your foundational knowledge and then provides exercises of increasing difficulty to help you build confidence in your prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment skills. It offers unique preparation for the NCLEX Examination and effectively equips you to practice in today's fast-paced healthcare environment. UNIQUE! Emphasis on the NCLEX Management-of-Care Focus: LaCharity is the only workbook available that focuses on the NCLEX Exam's management-of-care focus No other book on the market addresses the heavy management-of-care emphasis - consisting of prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment - of the current NCLEX Examination (17-23% of the 2013 NCLEX-RN Exam). Graduating seniors report that LaCharity has been invaluable in preparing them to pass the NCLEX Exam and enter into practice. UNIQUE! Three-Part Organization: The book consists of three parts, each of which builds on the previous one: . Part 1: Introduction; Part 2: Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment in Common Health Scenarios; Part 3: Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment in Complex Health Scenarios. This organization establishes foundational knowledge and then provides exercises of increasing difficulty to help students build confidence in their prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment skills. It also helps students move from passing the NCLEX-RN Exam to "hitting the ground running" as they transition into clinical practice. Part 1: Introduction: Part 1, consisting of a chapter by delegation expert Ruth Hansten, provides guidelines for prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment decisions. The Introduction provides a concise, practical foundation on which Parts 2 and 3 build. Part 2: Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment in Common Health Scenarios: Organized by body system, the chapters in Part 2 begin to give students practice in applying the principles from Part 1 to relatively straightforward scenarios involving single patients or simple patient assignments. Straightforward NCLEX-style multiple-choice, multiple-select, ordering, and short-answer questions help students develop and build confidence in prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment skills while working within the confines of relatively simple health scenarios. Part 3: Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment in Complex Health Scenarios: Unfolding cases in Part 3 gradually immerse students in realistically complex clinical situations involving patients with complicated health problems or challenging assignment issues. These unfolding cases build on the skills learned in Part 2 to equip students to make sound decisions in realistic, complex health scenarios involving complicated health problems and/or challenging patient assignment decisions. The "unfolding" nature of each case realistically demonstrates the progression of typical health scenarios and helps students learn to "think like nurses" by developing what Benner (2010) calls "clinical imagination." Answer Key: The in-depth Answer Key at the back of the book provides not only the correct answer but also a detailed rationale and an indication of the focus of the question, whether prioritization, delegation, supervision, or patient assignment. Detailed rationales encourage formative assessment, in which students learn as much from answering incorrectly as they do from answering correctly. Expanded content focus to include psychiatric/mental health, OB/maternity, and pediatrics along with med-surg areas New chapters on infection control and obstetrics

Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX RN Exam

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

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.

NCLEX RN Questions and Answers Made Incredibly Easy

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1582552282
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Medical

The second edition of NCLEX-RN Questions & Answers Made Incredibly Easy! is a completely updated NCLEX review book. Over 3,500 questions and answers with rationales are included. The book is divided into six parts: Part 1 provides studying and test-taking strategies for the test itself. Parts 2-6 cover adult care, psychiatric care, maternal-neonatal care, pediatric care, and professional issues. The professional issues section is new to this edition, and includes chapters on management, leadership, and legal and ethical issues. Six comprehensive sample tests with 75 questions each are also included. The book continues the light-hearted approach of the Incredibly Easy! Series™, and familiar cartoon characters from the series provide support for the reader and point out vital information.

Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX RN Examination With EBook

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: 1416067299
Release Date: 2007-10-01
Genre: Medical

This money-saving package is a must-have for nursing students! It includes Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination 4th edition text and an electronic version of the textbook that allows students to search, highlight information, take notes, share notes and more. This package makes it simple for students to make the most of their study time and get more use out of their textbooks!

2014 Lippincott s Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses

Author: Amy Morrison Karch
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451187830
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Medical

"The pocket size makes this book easy to carry into the clinical setting for a quick check before administering the drug. Following the drug monographs, a new section on patient safety reviews the rights of medication administration, safetyoriented patient and family teaching, and other aspects of safe drug administration. Appendices cover biological agents, topical drugs, ophthalmic agents, laxatives, combination drugs, and contraceptives. There is also an appendix of common diseases, with the drugs used to treat each disease. To keep the book short and sweet, common abbreviations are used throughout; these are listed in the abbreviations list on pages ix-xi"--Provided by publisher.

Saunders Q A Review Cards for the NCLEX RN Exam

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323186599
Release Date: 2013-03-26
Genre: Medical

With Saunders Q & A Review Cards for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 2nd Edition, you can study anytime and anywhere! The ideal companion to Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination, Linda Silvestri’s review cards contain 1,200 practice questions — each including test-taking strategies and detailed rationales for both correct and incorrect answers. Practice questions, organized by clinical area, appear on the front of each card with an icon indicating client need. The reverse side shows answers and rationales, along with Silvestri’s unique test-taking strategies and priority nursing action tips. 1,200 practice questions include detailed rationales for both correct and incorrect answers. Alternate item format questions include multiple response, prioritizing, fill-in-the-blank, chart/exhibit, and figure/illustration to prepare you for the prioritizing, decision-making, and critical thinking skills needed to pass the NCLEX-RN. UNIQUE! Test-taking strategies for each question provide direction and hints to the correct answer. UNIQUE! Highlighted keywords or phrases in each answer identify a recommended review topic related to the question. Numerous pharmacology questions reflect the heavy emphasis on pharmacology on the NCLEX-RN. NEW! Organization of questions by clinical area lets you focus on weak areas and also use the cards as study aids in your course exams. UPDATED content reflects the most recent NCLEX-RN test plan. Increased coverage of pharmacology, prioritization, delegation, and triage/disaster management reflects the increased emphasis on these topics on the NCLEX-RN. NEW! Attractive, full-color design makes it quick and easy to locate questions in the various content areas.

Saunders 2016 2017 Strategies for Test Success

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323296625
Release Date: 2015-07-29
Genre: Medical

Take the anxiety out of taking any nursing test with Saunders 2016-2017 Strategies for Test Success: Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX Exam, 4th Edition. Written by the most trusted expert in NCLEX prep, Linda Silvestri, and updated to reflect the most current NCLEX test plans, this invaluable guide covers key topics like time management, critical thinking, and problem solving, with tips to help you overcome test anxiety and develop effective study habits. Learn how to confidently evaluate and identify the correct answer for a variety of test question types, including alternate item formats, with chapters on preparing for nursing exams, prioritization methods, and pharmacology questions, and practice your skills and gain realistic test-taking experience with the book and Evolve site’s 1,200 practice questions. A Reducing Test Anxiety chapter offers simple strategies to control test-induced stress and gain the confidence needed to pass exams. A Developing Study Skills chapter provides helpful tips on improving time management for more efficient exam preparation. An emphasis on comprehensive test preparation helps you develop, refine, and apply the reasoning skills you need to succeed throughout nursing school and on the NCLEX examination. Coverage of detailed critical thinking methods offers valuable clues to help you analyze and uncover the correct answer option for all question types, including multiple-choice and alternate item-format questions. Helpful Tips for the Beginning Nursing Student highlight the most important concepts needed for exam success. Chapters on specific question content — such as prioritization, pharmacology, triage/disaster management, and delegation — provide numerous examples to prepare you for higher-level questions. UNIQUE! Student-to-Student Hints highlight real life strategies that have helped other students graduate from nursing school and pass the NCLEX exam. Online practice questions let you apply the strategies learned from the text in a realistic electronic testing environment. A fun, 4-color design features cartoons and bold designs to help engage visual learners. NEW! Thoroughly updated content reflects the most current NCLEX test plans. Summary information on the latest test plans is highlighted in chapter 4. NEW! Addition of SI units and removal of trade drug names reflect the upcoming changes to the NCLEX-RN test plan. NEW! 200 new practice questions bring the overall total to 1,200 questions on the Evolve site. NEW! Two-year revision cycle ensures that the content is current and covers all of the question types found on the NCLEX exam. NEW! Priority Concepts added to each question help readers link their concept-based classes and NCLEX prep.

NCLEX RN Premier 2015 2016 with 2 Practice Tests

Author: Kaplan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781506207582
Release Date: 2015-09-09
Genre: Medical

Pass the NCLEX-RN! NCLEX-RN Premier 2015-2016with 2 Practice Tests combines Kaplan's unique strategy guide with the most test-like questions available to help you to meet the challenges of this exacting computer-adaptive test, including: * 2 practice tests (one in the book, one online) * 60 minutes of video tutorials led by noted NCLEX expert Barbara Irwin * Mobile study resources for prep on the go * Instant online analysis and feedback on your performance * In-depth analysis of NCLEX-RN question types, including alternate format questions * 47-item sample of Kaplan's rigorous NCLEX-RN Question Bank online * Detailed answer explanations * Tips for mastering the computer-adaptive test With efficient test prep via book + online + mobile, Kaplan's NCLEX-RN Premier 2015-2016 will make you assured and confident on test day.

NCLEX RN 2015 2016 Strategies Practice and Review with Practice Test

Author: Kaplan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781506207599
Release Date: 2015-09-09
Genre: Medical

Pass the NCLEX-RN! NCLEX-RN 2015-2016 Strategies, Practice, and Review with Practice Test combines Kaplan's unique strategy guide with the most test-like questions available to help you to meet the challenges of this rigorous exam, including: * Full-length practice test * Chapter-end practice sets * In-depth analysis of NCLEX-RN question types * Review of exam content and structure * Review of alternate question types * Detailed answer explanations With challenging practice questions and a bold, user-friendly design, Kaplan's NCLEX-RN 2015-2016 Strategies, Practice, and Review with Practice Test will make you assured and confident on test day.