Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc
Release Date: 2014-03-31
***Includes Practice Test Questions*** PCCN Exam Secrets helps you ace the Progressive Care Certified Nurse Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive PCCN 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. PCCN Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to PCCN 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 Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; Comprehensive sections including: Etiology of Acute Coronary Syndrome, Treatment of Unstable Angina, Anticoagulation and Thrombolytic Therapy, Calcium Channel Blockers, Symptoms of Acute Myocardial Infarction/Ischemia, Use of Cardiac Enzymes, Thrombolytic Therapy, Pulmonary Edema/Heart Failure Phases, Four Causes of Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema, Risk Factors for Heart Disease, Laboratory Studies and Diagnostic Tests, Signs and Symptoms of Heart Failure, Brain Natiuretic Peptide, Pharmacological Treatments, Stages of Heart Failure, Prevention of Hypoglycemia, Critical Care Management of Hypoglycemia, Assessment of Adrenal Function, Diagnosis of Diabetes Insipidus, Clinical Signs and Symptoms of DKA, The Five Grades of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Fischer Grade Classification, and much more...
Author: Ann J. Brorsen
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2013-03-13
PCCN Certification Review, Second Edition is the ideal study guide for new and recertifying nurses preparing to take the Progressive Care Nursing Certification (PCCN) exam administered by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). Completely updated and revised, PCCN Certification Review, Second Edition contains more than 1,000 questions and comprehensive answer rationales. New to this edition are sections on the history of the PCCN certification and behavioral/psychosocial issues. Included with the book is an online Access Code for Navigate TestPrep, a dynamic and fully hosted online assessment tool designed to help nurses prepare for certification examinations by offering the book’s questions, detailed rationales, and reporting. * Randomized questions from the book create new exams on each attempt * Monitors results on practice examinations with score and time tracking * Reporting tools evaluate progress and results
Think all PCCN study guides are the same? Think again! With easy to understand lessons and practice test questions designed to maximize your score, you'll be ready. You don't want to waste time - and money! - having to study all over again because you didn't get effective studying in. You want to accelerate your education, not miss opportunities for starting your future career! Every year, thousands of people think that they are ready for the Progressive Care Nurse certification exam, but realize too late when they get their score back that they were not ready at all. They weren't incapable, and they certainly did their best, but they simply weren't studying the right way. There are a variety of methods to prepare for the PCCN Exam....and they get a variety of results. Trivium Test Preps PCCN Review Study Guide provides the information, secrets, and confidence needed to get you the score you need - the first time around. Losing points on the PCCN exam can cost you precious time, money, and effort that you shouldn't have to spend. What is in the book? In our PCCN exam study guide, you get the most comprehensive review of all tested concepts. The subjects are easy to understand, and fully-explained example questions to ensure that you master the material. Best of all, we show you how this information will be applied on the real exam; PCCN exam practice questions are included so that you can know, without a doubt, that you are prepared. Our study guide is streamlined and concept-driven - not filled with excess junk, silly attempts at humor, or confusing filler - so you get better results through more effective study time. Why spend days or even weeks reading through meaningless junk, trying to sort out the helpful information from the fluff? We give you everything you need to know in a concise, comprehensive, and effective package.
Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc
Release Date: 2014-03-31
PCCN Exam Practice Questions are the simplest way to prepare for the PCCN test. Practice is an essential part of preparing for a test and improving a test taker's chance of success. The best way to practice taking a test is by going through lots of practice test questions. Taking lots of practice tests helps ensure that you are not surprised or disappointed on your test day. Our PCCN Exam Practice Questions give you the opportunity to test your knowledge on a set of questions. You can know everything that is going to be covered on the test and it will not do you any good on test day if you have not had a chance to practice. Repetition is a key to success and using practice test questions allows you to reinforce your strengths and improve your weaknesses. Detailed answer explanations are also included for each question. It may sound obvious, but you have to know which questions you missed (and more importantly why you missed them) to be able to avoid making the same mistakes again when you take the real test. That's why our PCCN Exam Practice Questions include answer keys with detailed answer explanations. These in-depth answer explanations will allow you to better understand any questions that were difficult for you or that you needed more help to understand.
Author: Robin Donohoe Dennison
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2015-05-24
From the author of the bestselling Pass CCRN! and Pass CEN!, Pass PCCN! applies Dennison's time-tested approach to the Progressive Care Nursing Certification exam and follows the latest PCCN exam test plan, with one or more chapters for each section of the exam. This all-new review book features a thorough review in narrative format for each chapter - and covers all the content you need, including the disorders unique to the PCCN, to master the PCCN exam. Learning Activities interspersed throughout the book, as well as more than 900 review questions on the companion Evolve website, are geared towards progressive care nurses and offer valuable test-taking experience. Content follows the latest PCCN test plan to ensure you have the most current information for exam preparation. Companion Evolve website with more than 900 multiple-choice review questions, available in Study Mode or Exam Mode, lets you self-test online. UNIQUE! Learning Activities provide fun and stimulating ways to learn critical concepts, such as crossword puzzles, matching and fill-in-the-blank questions. Case studies, consisting of patient scenarios and associated learning activities, stimulate critical thinking and promote application of knowledge. Appendices include common abbreviations and acronyms, laboratory values, formulas, hemodynamic monitoring essentials, and a dysrhythmias reference (including etiology, criteria, significance, and management), so you can quickly reference important information when studying for the PCCN examination.
Author: Thomas Ahrens
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Appleton & Lange
Release Date: 2011
"Progressive Care Nursing Certification is a complete step-by-step guide that thoroughly covers everything you need to know to pass the examination administered by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN). Following the PCCN blueprint, the book reflects the latest changes to the test plan--so you know you are studying the most relevant, up-to-date material possible. Presented in short, easy-to-read chapters, the book includes subject-specific practice exams, allowing you to target your study and quickly identify weak areas. In addition, the handy "Editor's Note" highlights what's important and gives you an idea of the number of questions you should expect on a given topic."--Publisher's website.
Author: Marianne Chulay
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2010-05-24
Essential Data Critical Care Nurses Must Know Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, this go-anywhere handbook features tables and figures that encapsulate all the information required to give safe and effective care to critically ill patients. Contents include: Critical Care Drug Tables • Normal Values for Laboratory Tests and Physiologic Parameters • Lists of Assessment Components • Cardiac Rhythms: ECG Characteristics and Treatment Guides, Including Sample Rhythm Strips • 12-Lead ECG Changes in Acute Myocardial Ischemia and Infarct • Troubleshooting Guide for Hemodynamic Monitoring Equipment • Indications for Mechanical Ventilation • Weaning Assessment Tool • ACLS Algorithms.
Author: Mary Ann House-Fancher
Publisher: Med-Ed, Incorporated
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Genre: Progressive patient care
Designed with You in Mind Reinforce your PCCN Exam test preparation with 200 multiple-choice questions based on the actual exam and complete rationale for each answer. Practice taking an exam and apply test-taking strategies to quickly determine which areas require further study. The answers, rationale and testable nursing actions, organized by system, follow the current 2013 PCCN Exam Blueprint.
Ace the PCCN(R) You Can Do it! Study Guide was designed to serve as a succinct guide following AACN's test blueprint for the PCCN(R) examination. The guide was purposefully written using only bullet points containing key information on each disease state. Consider using the accompanying guide Ace the PCCN(R) You Can Do It? Practice Review Question Book, which contains over 500 practice questions with rationale.
Author: Susan A. Lisko
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2016-07-25
NCLEX-RN QUESTIONS & ANSWERS MADE INCREDIBLY EASY!, 7E is designed to help pre-licensure nursing students prepare for the licensing examination. This book and its accompanying electronic resources feature thousands of questions at the application level or above to prompt active learning and higher-order thinking. The book’s seven parts cover the basics of NCLEX test construction and how students should prepare, the four major content areas of pre-licensure programs (medical-surgical, psychiatric/mental health, maternity, and pediatrics), a section on issues in nursing, and three comprehensive tests of varying lengths that help simulate the actual NCLEX experience. The questions align with the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) 2016 RN test plan. Throughout the book, the Made Incredibly Easy design, art, and captions help to engage students and present a fun, relaxed, encouraging, and supportive learning experience. Other features include the use of all the types of alternate-format questions and detailed rationale for both correct and incorrect answers.
A New York Times bestseller. “A funny, intimate, and often jaw-dropping account of life behind the scenes.”—People Nurses is the compelling story of the year in the life of four nurses, and the drama, unsung heroism, and unique sisterhood of nursing—one of the world’s most important professions (nurses save lives every day), and one of the world’s most dangerous, filled with violence, trauma, and PTSD. In following four nurses, Alexandra Robbins creates sympathetic characters while diving deep into their world of controlled chaos. It’s a world of hazing—“nurses eat their young.” Sex—not exactly like on TV, but surprising just the same. Drug abuse—disproportionately a problem among the best and the brightest, and a constant temptation. And bullying—by peers, by patients, by hospital bureaucrats, and especially by doctors, an epidemic described as lurking in the “shadowy, dark corners of our profession.” The result is a page-turning, shocking look at our health-care system.