Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing

Author: AACN
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323392402
Release Date: 2016-11-01
Genre: Medical

Get ready for your neonatal intensive care nursing certification exam with the only review developed in collaboration with three leading nursing organizations! From AACN, AWHONN, and NANN, Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 5th Edition prepares you for your examination with hundreds of high-quality study questions and realistic test simulation. Based on the latest test plans of the AACN’s CCRN®-Neonatal exam and the NCC’s Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (RNC-NIC) exam, review questions cover the changes to the Core Curriculum and reflect the latest evidence, essential knowledge, and best practices. New to this edition are three new chapters and 225 completely new review questions. This powerful study tool offers unparalleled preparation for your certification exam! Endorsed by the three most authoritative associations in neonatal intensive care nursing: the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN); the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN); and the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN). Realistic exam practice is offered through 675 total questions that mirror the certification exam content, the multiple-choice question format, and the distribution of content. Answers are provided for each question, accompanied by rationales and references, to enhance your understanding of the material. Online flexibility allows you to organize review questions and test format by your preferred examination, either the AACN or NCC. Online exam simulation - included free with each new copy of the book - mirrors the test-taking experience with an interactive, timed format. Customized study lets you choose whether to work through online questions in Study Mode or Examination Mode. Online remediation includes rationales for both correct and incorrect answers, and in-book remediation provides rationales for correct answers. A compact, portable size makes the book easier to study anytime, anywhere. 225 NEW review questions include 75 in the book and 150 additional online questions on the Evolve companion website. Thoroughly UPDATED review content reflects AACN’s latest CCRN®-Neonatal exam and the NCC’s latest Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (RNC-NIC) exam, information in Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 5th Edition, and the newest evidence-based guidelines for neonatal critical care. NEW! Three new chapters include Grieving Process, Quality Improvement, and Facilitation of Learning. NEW focus on culturally sensitive care is included in an expanded Family Integration and Culturally Sensitive Care chapter. UPDATED rationales in the Answer Key are referenced to the most recent literature and evidence-based guidelines. Compatibility with IPads, iPhones, and other mobile devices allows online exam practice that is easy and convenient.

Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing

Author: AWHONN
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323265010
Release Date: 2014-04-22
Genre: Medical

Perfect as a resource in the field or for exam preparation, this authoritative reference from the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) includes in-depth coverage of the most common neonatal disorders and their management. The concise outline format highlights the essentials of each condition including definition, etiology, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests, treatments, and outcomes to help you find important information quickly. This new edition also features an increased focus on evidence-based practice, new CAMTS and AAMS guidelines, new techniques for PICC placement, and changes to the Neonatal Resuscitation Program. All necessary information to prepare for the neonatal intensive care nursing certification examination is included. Concise outline format provides access to important nursing considerations associated with the management of the most common conditions in the neonate. Text provides a collaborative effort between the three most authoritative associations in neonatal intensive care nursing - AWHONN, AACN, and NANN. Information on families, ethics, legal issues, research, case management, and the transition to home acknowledge the full scope of neonatal nursing practice. NEW! CAMTS and AAMS guidelines, techniques for PICC placement, and changes to the Neonatal Resuscitation Program are just a few of the updates that reveal the importance the new edition places on safety practices and procedures. NEW! Updated chapter on Patient Safety includes selected improvement strategies and resources for neonatal nurses to build a patient safety toolkit, discusses TeamSTEPPS (Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety), and recognizes human issues, such as shift work and fatigue. NEW! Increased focus on evidence-based practice for preterm infants, medications, and antepartum-intrapartum complications sets the standard for neonatal nursing practice. NEW! Strategies to promote inclusionary care better reflect nursing care today by focusing on family-centered care, comprehensive perinatal records, health care teams in the NICU, and best practices in the care of the late preterm infant. NEW! Comprehensively revised chapter on Immunology identifies risk factors for infection associated with term and preterm infants, distinguishes clinical symptoms and therapies associated with TORCHES CLAP spectrum infections, and includes prevention strategies for hospital-acquired infections. NEW! Thoroughly updated content and references reflect currency and technologic advances. NEW! Refocused chapter on Developmental Care guides the nurse to use assessment within the context of the environment and situation to initiate interventions in the moment or use patterns of responses for developing plans of care and presents core measures on evaluating developmental care practices in the NICU.

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...

Pediatric CCRN Certification Review

Author: Ann J. Brorsen
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449615796
Release Date: 2011-05-16
Genre: Medical

Pediatric CCRN Certification Review is an essential guide for critical care nurses preparing for the Pediatric CCRN exam. Containing more than 1,200 practice questions with rationales representative of those found on the Pediatric CCRN exam, it offers a succinct, yet comprehensive review of the core material. Organized to provide essential test taking strategies and techniques for passing the exam, Pediatric CCRN Certification Review explores the Synergy Model, cardiovascular and pulmonary systems, neurology, renal, gastrointestinal, hematology, immunology, endocrine, multisystem, and behavioral issues. Included with the book is an online access code for JB TestPrep, our online interactive testing program, to help you pass the exam. Don’t forget to visit our new nursing certification website: www.NursingCertificationSuccess.com

Kaplan GMAT Premier 2016 with 6 Practice Tests

Author: Kaplan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781506202310
Release Date: 2015-05-05
Genre: Study Aids

Kaplan's GMAT Premier 2016 is a comprehensive prep system that includes both book and mobile-enabled online components. Get access to in-depth strategies, test information, and practice questions to help you score higher on the GMAT. Kaplan's GMAT Premier 2016 contains 1,200+ total practice questions with detailed explanations, covering the Verbal, Quantitative, Analytical Writing, and Integrated Reasoning sections, and strategies for handling all the question types you’ll encounter on Test Day. It also comes with a digital copy of the book and study plans to help you make the most of your time preparing for the GMAT, as well as 1-year access to an online center that includes practice tests, Quiz Bank, and videos. Kaplan GMAT Premier 2016 features: * 1,200+ practice questions with detailed explanations * 6 full-length practice tests (5 realistic Computer Adaptive Tests available online and 1 in the book) * 200-question online Quiz Bank, for customized quiz creation and review of GMAT practice questions * Mobile-enabled online resources: study anywhere on any device with an internet connection * Academic support from Kaplan faculty via our Facebook page: facebook.com/KaplanGMAT * Updated Integrated Reasoning strategies and practice questions * A digital copy of this book to read online on your computer, tablet or smartphone * Bite-sized video lessons with top Kaplan GMAT faculty * For test takers who want to break 700—and nail Integrated Reasoning—this is the definitive resource. Kaplan guarantees that if you study with this book and its online resources, you will score higher on the GMAT.

Advanced Pediatric Assessment

Author: Ellen M. Chiocca
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781791656
Release Date: 2010-03-01
Genre: Medical

Advanced Pediatric Assessment provides a detailed and comprehensive approach to obtaining the history and physical examination of children. It addresses the unique anatomic and physiologic differences between infants, children and adults so that PNPs, FNPs, and other practitioners can provide an accurate assessment during health and illness. Using a body system framework that highlights developmental and cultural considerations, the book emphasizes the physical and psychosocial principles of growth and development. Advanced Pediatric Assessment carries increased relevance today, with a focus on health promotion and wellness.

Health Policy and Politics

Author: Milstead
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9781284154832
Release Date: 2017-12-01
Genre: Medical

Health Policy and Politics: A Nurse’s Guide, Sixth Edition encompasses the entire health policy process from agenda setting through policy and program evaluation.

Lewin s GENES XI

Author: Jocelyn E. Krebs
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449659059
Release Date: 2013-01-04
Genre: Science

Molecular Biology is a rapidly advancing field with a constant flow of new information and cutting-edge developements that impact our lives. Lewin's GENES has long been the essential resource for providing the teaching community with the most modern presentation to this dynamic area of study. GENES XI continues this tradition by introducing the most current data from the field, covering gene structure, sequencing, organization, and expression. It has enlisted a wealth of subject-matter experts, from top institutions, to provide content updates and revisions in their individual areas of study. A reorganized chapter presentation provides a clear, more student-friendly introduction to course material than ever before. - Updated content throughout to keep pace with this fast-paced field. - Reorganized chapter presentation provides a clear, student-friendly introduction to course material. - Expanded coverage describing the connection between replication and the cell cycle is included, and presents eukaryotes as well as prokaryotes. - Available with new online Molecular Biology Animations. - Online access code for the companion website is included with every new book. The companion website offers numerous study aids and learning tools to help students get the most out of their course. - Instructor's supplements include: PowerPoint Image Bank, PowerPoint Lecture Slides, and Test Bank.

Principles of Pharmacology for Medical Assisting

Author: Jane Rice
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305859326
Release Date: 2016-07-07
Genre: Medical

A trusted resource for more than 26 years, PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOLOGY FOR MEDICAL ASSISTING, 6E is the complete resource for medical assistants in training. Written by a seasoned medical assisting instructor, this easy-to-use text starts with a step-by-step math review, and then moves on to dosage calculations, pharmacology concepts and drugs, and medications related to each body system. Leveraging the latest CAAHEP/AAMA standards and competency-based objectives, each unit includes a variety of applications to reinforce learning and prepare readers for the world beyond the classroom. From graphic icons and special boxed features to critical thinking questions and detailed appendices, it’s clear why PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOLOGY FOR MEDICAL ASSISTING has been the book of choice for thousands of students and instructors in health care practice today. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Nurse Practitioner s Business Practice and Legal Guide

Author: Carolyn Buppert
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763749330
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Law

Nurse Practitioner’s Business Practice and Legal Guide, Third Edition lays a solid foundation of knowledge upon which students can build their practice confidently and effectively, whether it be in developing an employment relationship, undertaking a business venture, giving testimony before the state legislature, composing a letter to an insurance company about an unpaid bill, teaching at a school of nursing, or serving as president of a state or national organization. The Third Edition of this best-seller is newly revised and updated to include topics such as: • How to write an effective business plan using the most up-to-date informationand planning strategies • How to avoid malpractice and other lawsuits • How to effectively negotiate managed care contracts • What must take place for NPs to become primary care providers • What decisions need to be made before starting a practice • State-by-state laws completely updated! • New section on the NP Portfolio - What is it? - What goes in it? - Why is it necessary?

Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice

Author: Janie B. Butts
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9781284143072
Release Date: 2017-03-17
Genre: Medical

Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice, Third Edition is an essential resource for advanced practice nursing students in mastr’s and doctoral programs. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Healthcare Code Sets Clinical Terminologies and Classification Systems

Author: Kathy Giannangelo
Publisher: Amer Health Information Management
ISBN: 1584260696
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Medical

Move confidently into the future of healthcare with a clear understanding of new technology and the growing field of health informatics! The following classifications, code sets, and terminologies are discussed: ICD, CPT, NDC, CDT, MEDCIN, DSM, HCPCS, SNOMED, and LOINC. Drug terminology systems, terminologies used in nursing practice, specialty international classifications, and other emerging vocabulary, terminology, and classification systems are included.This book covers multiple terminologies, vocabularies, code sets, and classification systems. It clearly explains key systems to prepare you for the adoption of the electronic health record (EHR). Discover how the various data sets can be created, accessed, combined, manipulted, and shared.Develop and understanding of the components making up the infrastructure of electronic health records, how standard diagnosis and procedure code sets interact with emerging code sets and data standards, how new terminologies, vocabularies, and classifications systems work together with HIPAA standard code sets in the identification and organization of clinical data.

BMTCN Certification Review Manual

Author: Beth Faiman
Publisher:
ISBN: 1935864882
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Medical

The BMTCN Certification Review Manual is an essential resource for RNs preparing to take the blood and marrow transplant certified nurse (BMTCN) examination. As the only nationally accredited test of its kind, the BMTCN certification identifies nurses as being adept in the specialty of blood and marrow transplantation. This study manual is an essential learning resource for your certification preparation.