Author: Barcharts, Inc.
Release Date: 2012-12-31
Taking the NCLEX-RN is a turning point in any nursing student's education, so it is no wonder that many nursing students stress about studying for the exam. Let BarCharts help you prepare with our NCLEX-RN Study Guide, an essential tool for exam preparation. Following the same "fluff-free" format as our best-selling Nursing guide, the NCLEX-RN Study Guide can help you reach your goal of becoming a registered nurse.
Author: Barcharts, Inc.
Release Date: 2011-05-31
Takes the mystery out of the different forms of math that are crucial to the nursing field. Each page is jam-packed with mathematical equations and formulas, their definitions, and step-by-step instructions on how to perform each one; helpful charts and tables are also included. Topics covered include: Basics -- Measurement Conversions -- Pharmacologic Abbreviations -- Dosage Calculations -- Vital Signs -- Body-Related Calculations and more!
Author: Regina Callion
Release Date: 2010-01-01
Quick Facts for NCLEX® is by far our best-selling NCLEX® Study Guide and the foundation of the ReMar Review Comprehensive Self Study Program! This study guide is designed to give you Core Content in a simple, easy-to-understand, "no nonsense" structure that will help you quickly identify your strengths and analyze areas of weakness. With Quick Facts, you will immediately begin to comprehend many of the major areas of Core Content that are essential to Pass NCLEX® RN & LPN.
Author: Barcharts, Inc.
Release Date: 2013-12-31
Our thorough coverage of general nursing duties, including analysis and assessment techniques, just got better with our newly expanded and updated Nursing guide. Better organized information and detailed tables make this quick reference for nurses and students easier to navigate.
Having proficient knowledge of medical drugs and their effects on the human body is an especially important part of a nurse's duties--therefore, nursing students or those already practicing will find much to learn from when using our newest 3-panel guide. Color-coded sections feature comprehensive information on different types of drugs, their uses, how they're administered and any possible side effects. It's a fluff-free reference tool guaranteed to become a nurse's best friend.
Author: Mometrix Media LLC.
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
Release Date: 2014-03-31
***Includes Practice Test Questions*** NCLEX-PN Secrets helps you ace the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive NCLEX-PN 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. NCLEX-PN Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to NCLEX 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, 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; 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, Sedative Hypnotics, Antianxiety Agents, Affective Disorders, Antipsychotics, Seizures, Opioids, Non-opioid Analgesics, Anti-inflammatory Drugs, Respiratory Pharmacology, GI Pharmacology, and much more...
Author: Kaplan Nursing
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2015-08-04
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!
QuickStudy Bookletss cover the key information on some of the toughest subjects today, helping students boost their grades. The QuickStudy Nursing booklet contains 144 full-color pages and includes: Nursing process, communication, patient education and much more! It measures 4.25" x 7.5," small enough to fit in a pocket.
Author: Julie Henry
Release Date: 2013-05-31
Nursing: Student Career & Reference provides real-world knowledge that will prepare nursing students for school and the reality of a nursing career. With over 320 full-color pages and a format that makes it easy to read and find answers for the NCLEX-RN exam, it s like having your own personal nursing coach by your side. "
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2016-07-18
Want to cover EVERYTHING on the NCLEX-RN? HESI can help! The HESI Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 5th Edition provides a comprehensive, all-in-one review of the information you need to know to not only succeed on the NCLEX-RN exam but also on your program’s HESI exit exam. Written in an easy-to-read outline format, this trusted guide breaks down chapters by clinical areas and the concepts emphasized on the NCLEX-RN exam. Rationales are provided for any incorrect answers or areas of weakness to help strengthen your understanding. The companion Evolve website also offers 700 practice questions in both study and exam formats to give you valuable practice using the same electronic testing format you will face on the nursing school exit exam and on the NCLEX-RN exam. 700 NCLEX practice questions on the companion Evolve website include alternate item formats to provide a testing experience similar to the exit and NCLEX exams. Chapters organized by clinical area enables you to easily search for various topics to review. HESI Hint boxes spotlight important clinical information and concepts commonly tested on the NCLEX-RN exam. Critical thinking study questions (with rationales) reinforce key concepts and content. Fill-in-the-blank and prioritizing questions mirror the new alternate item format item types included on the NCLEX-RN exam. Pharmacology tables highlight the need-to-know drug therapy content emphasized on the NCLEX-RN exam. Consistent format and chapter organization make it easy to move between topics when reviewing. NEW! Updated content reflects the latest NCLEX-RN test plan. NEW! Updated medications and nursing interventions have been added based on the latest evidence-based practice. NEW! Revised chapter on pediatric nursing includes an updated immunization chart, referral websites, and new content on children with disabilities and chromosomal and genetic syndromes. NEW! Revised chapter on maternity nursing features updated CPR guidelines and medications for neonatal cardiac arrest, as well as new HESI Hints that reflect new modalities such as fetal cell-DNA analysis and current screening tools. NEW! Revised chapter on psychiatric nursing includes new information on autism spectrum disorders, as well as updates on DSM 5 changes. NEW! Revised chapter on geriatrics features new content on polypharmacy in the elderly, the Geriatric Depression Scale as an assessment tool, the Mini-Cog tool for mental status assessment, and new information on elder mistreatment in various settings.
Author: JoAnn Zerwekh
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2010-01-05
Fun and engaging, this must-have review resource covers the nursing concepts and content found on the latest NCLEX-RN examination. It features a concise outline format that’s perfect for studying, as well as 2,020 review questions to test your knowledge and help you prepare for the exam. Colorful illustrations and mnemonic cartoons clarify essential nursing concepts and offer a visual way for you to remember key facts for the NCLEX exam. Answers and rationales are provided for every practice question. Unique! An integrated systems approach incorporates pediatric, adult, and older adult lifespan considerations in each body system chapter. Unique! Mnemonic cartoons provide a fun, easy way to review and remember key nursing concepts. A full-color, user-friendly design enhances content and helps you quickly locate special features. Appendixes for each chapter summarize medications and nursing procedures for quick reference. Practice questions at the end of each chapter and on the companion CD -- 2,020 in all -- provide a wealth of NCLEX examination preparation in both print and electronic formats. The companion CD features practice questions available in both study and quiz/exam modes that are divided by content area and allow you to create a customized review experience based on your personal study needs. Electronic alternate item format questions on the CD, such as priority drag-and-drop and "hot spot" illustrated point-and-click questions, prepare you for the interactive question types you'll encounter on the computerized NCLEX examination. Answers and rationales for all review questions help you understand why correct answers are right and incorrect options are wrong. An Alert! feature highlights key nursing concepts frequently found on the NCLEX examination. Separate chapters on pharmacology and nursing management help you focus on these areas of emphasis on the NCLEX examination. Additional practice questions raise the total to 2,020 in the book and on the companion CD. More figures, charts, and cartoons further illustrate important anatomy, procedures, and disease processes. Application and analysis questions challenge you to use your critical thinking skills and closely mirror the types of questions on the NCLEX-RN® examination. UNIQUE! A pediatric disorders icon makes it easy to distinguish pediatric disorders from adult disorders in chapters with system-integrated content. The detailed table of contents includes disorder headings to help you quickly find information on specific disorders within system-integrated content.
Author: Linda A. LaCharity
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2013
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
Author: Linda Anne Silvestri
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2014-10-01
With more than 6,000 unique test questions that you won’t find in Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, Saunders Q&A Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 6th Edition provides the additional practice you need to prepare for and succeed on the NCLEX-RN exam! To enhance your review, each question includes a test-taking strategy, rationales for correct and incorrect answers, and page references to major nursing textbooks. The Evolve companion website adds a pre-test to help in identifying any areas of weakness, and lets you answer questions in study or exam mode. Written by the most trusted name in NCLEX exam review, Linda Anne Silvestri, this book organizes questions to match the Client Needs and Integrated Processes found in the most recent NCLEX-RN test plan. This review is part of the popular Saunders Pyramid to Success, which has helped more than 1.5 million nurses pass the NCLEX exam! Rationales are provided for both correct and incorrect answer options. A detailed test-taking strategy is included for each question, providing clues for analyzing and selecting the correct answer. All alternate item question types are represented, including multiple response, prioritizing/ordered response, fill-in-the-blank, illustration/hot spot, chart/exhibit questions, graphic option, and questions incorporating audio and video. Questions categorized by cognitive level, NCLEX® client needs area, integrated process, priority concepts, and clinical content area help you focus on the question types you find most difficult. A Priority Nursing Tip is included with each question, highlighting need-to-know patient care information. Page references to Elsevier nursing textbooks direct you to study and remediation material for any question answered incorrectly. Chapters organized by Client Needs simplify review and reflect the question mix in the NCLEX-RN test plan blueprint. An 85-question comprehensive exam represents the content and percentages of question types identified in the NCLEX-RN test plan. An Evolve companion website includes a pre-test to help in identifying any areas of weakness, and allows you to choose an area of study by content category and to answer questions in study or exam mode. Preparation guidance for the NCLEX-RN includes chapters on academic and nonacademic preparation, advice from a recent nursing graduate, and transitional issues for the foreign-educated nurse. NEW! Online and mobile updates will address the new NCLEX test plan to be released in April 2016. NEW! Content from the latest NCLEX-RN® test plan covers the newest topics you could see on the exam. NEW! Additional practice questions in the book and on the Evolve companion website bring the total to over 6,000 test questions. NEW! Color-coded strategic words in each test-taking strategy refer you to content review and strategy discussions in the Silvestri Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN and Strategies for Test Success products.
Author: Diane McGovern Billings
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2005
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.