Author: JoAnne Silbert-Flagg
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release Date: 2010-10-15
A new and updated version of this best-selling resource! Jones and Bartlett Publisher's 2011 Nurse's Drug Handbook is the most up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use nursing drug reference! It provides: Accurate, timely facts on hundreds of drugs from abacavir sulfate to Zyvox; Concise, consistently formatted drug entries organized alphabetically; No-nonsense writing style that speaks your language in terms you use everyday; Index of all generic, trade, and alternate drug names for quick reference. It has all the vital information you need at your fingertips: Chemical and therapeutic classes, FDA pregnancy risk category and controlled substance schedule; Indications and dosages, as well as route, onset, peak, and duration information; Incompatibilities, contraindications; interactions with drugs, food, and activities, and adverse reactions; Nursing considerations, including key patient-teaching points; Vital features include mechanism-of-action illustrations showing how drugs at the cellular, tissue, or organ levels and dosage adjustments help individualize care for elderly patients, patients with renal impairment, and others with special needs; Warnings and precautions that keep you informed and alert.
Author: Victoria P. Niederhauser
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
Release Date: 2007
Authored and endorsed by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) and the Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (AFPNP), this core review accompanies the Core Curriculum for Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. It provides practice questions for recent graduates for both pediatric and family nurse practitioner programs to use in their respective certification exams offered by the PNCB and ANCC.
Author: Jane A. Fox
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
Release Date: 2001
PEDIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER CERTIFICATION REVIEW includes every area covered on the PNP certification examinations. The largest portion of the book addresses common presenting symptoms and problems. It also addresses health promotion and well child care, pediatric emergencies, research concepts, quality assurance, and issues and trends. Each topical area includes a content review followed by a number of questions and answers. A free CD-ROM includes a full-length practice examination with 200 questions and an answer key with rationales. (Includes a FREE CD-ROM)
Author: Nancy A. Ryan-Wenger
Release Date: 2007
"Publication ... is the result of a joint effort between the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) and the Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (AFPNP)"--Pref.
Author: Andrea M. Kline
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2015-08-10
Lippincott Certification Review: Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner is the ideal companion while preparing for the Acute Care CPNP® exam administered by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Review Board, or for anyone who seeks to perform at a higher level of practice for children who are acutely, chronically, and critically ill. Organized in a simple, bulleted format, this invaluable resource includes multiple choice self-assessment questions with rationales at the end of every chapter, plus two self-assessment exams with rationales – totaling more than 750 questions. Content focuses on the diagnosis and management of pediatric acute care problems typically treated in the emergency department or an inpatient setting.
Author: NP Exam Secrets Test Prep Team
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
Release Date: 2014-03-31
***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Exam Secrets helps you ace the Nurse Practitioner Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner 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. Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Nurse Practitioner 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; A comprehensive Medical review including: Nervous System, Circulatory 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, Disease Relativity, Pathological Conditions, Basic Tissues, Microbiology, Dermatology Review, Eye, Ear, and Mouth Review; 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, and much more...
Author: Meredith Kazer
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release Date: 2011-01-19
Nurse practitioners have long required a comprehensive certification review book for the ANCC Gerontological Nurse Practitioner (GNP) exam. This is the first book on the market to provide a thorough review of test content to effectively prepare nurses to successfully pass the GNP certification exam. With almost 200 practice questions culled from the real ANCC test outline, this is the only book nurse practitioners need to pass the ANCC exam. Key features: Includes guidelines on question dissection and analysis Discusses health promotion and disease prevention Covers assessment of acute and chronic illness Provides information on clinical management and pharmacological/non-pharmacological interventions Describes the nurse practitioner and patient relationship Discusses professional role and policy issues
Covering all subject areas of the PNCB and ANCC pediatric nurse practitioner certification exams, this 16-week review course includes content overviews with full-color content illustrations, self-check questions in each lesson, and case studies that provide real-life examples of common pediatric concerns. Additional resources are included such as, comprehensive information on over 125 commonly used pediatric medications currently on the market. Four different calendar schedules are available to map out a study regimen. A final comprehensive exam that mirrors the certification exam can be taken at the end of the course. Covers all subject areas of the PNCB and ANCC pediatric nurse practitioner certification exams. UNIQUE! No need for users to travel to 1 and 2 day courses. Course is online and can be accessed 24 hours a day. UNIQUE! No books, disks, or CD-ROMS needed. Content areas provide bulleted information every Pediatric Nurse Practitioner must know. Multiple-choice questions throughout each module for quick self-checks of learned material Provides computerized test experiences. Pre-test, Post-test, and Final exam scores will available to instructors via the Evolve website. Over 25 case studies provide real-life examples of common symptoms and diagnoses. UNIQUE! Information on over 125 pediatric drugs that can be customized and printed. UNIQUE! Calendar provides 4 different schedules for moving through the course.
Author: Margaret A. Fitzgerald
Release Date: 2017
Start preparing for your future - today! The new edition of this award-winning text, written by renowned NP educator and certification preparation expert Dr. Margaret Fitzgerald. A must read for anyone taking the NP certification exam. Develop critical thinking and test-taking skills for the exam and the firm knowledge-base needed for both the exam and practice. The 5th edition delivers the latest guidelines, recommendations, diagnostic and treatment protocols, and procedures -everything critical to passing the NP boards. More than 2,300 prep questions, available online and in text to reinforce learning and practice test-taking skills.
Author: Catherine E. Burns
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2016-03-02
Get an in-depth look at pediatric primary care through the eyes of a Nurse Practitioner! Pediatric Primary Care, 6th Edition guides readers through the process of assessing, managing, and preventing health problems in infants, children, and adolescents. Key topics include developmental theory, issues of daily living, the health status of children today, and diversity and cultural considerations. This sixth edition also features a wealth of new content and updates — such as a new chapter on pediatric pharmacology, full-color design and illustrations, new QSEN integration, updated coverage of the impact of the Affordable Care Act, a refocused chapter on practice management, and more — to keep readers up to date on the latest issues affecting practice today. Comprehensive content provides a complete foundation in the primary care of children from the unique perspective of the Nurse Practitioner and covers the full spectrum of health conditions seen in the primary care of children, emphasizing both prevention and management. In-depth guidance on assessing and managing pediatric health problems covers patients from infancy through adolescence. Four-part organization includes 1) an introductory unit on the foundations of global pediatric health, child and family health assessment, and cultural perspectives for pediatric primary care; 2) a unit on managing child development; 3) a unit on health promotion and management; and 4) a unit on disease management. Content devoted to issues of daily living covers issues that are a part of every child's growth — such as nutrition and toilet training — that could lead to health problems unless appropriate education and guidance are given. Algorithms are used throughout the book to provide a concise overview of the evaluation and management of common disorders. Resources for providers and families are also included throughout the text for further information. Expert editor team well is well-versed in the scope of practice and knowledge base of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (PNPs) and Family Nurse Practitioners (FNPs). NEW! Updated content throughout reflects the latest developments in our understanding of disease processes, disease management in children, and current trends in pediatric healthcare. NEW! Chapter on prescribing pediatric medications emphasizes the unique needs of children in pharmacotherapy. NEW! Practice Alerts highlight situations that may require urgent action, consultation, or referral for additional treatment outside the primary care setting. NEW! Full-color design and illustrations improve usability and learning. NEW! Graduate-level QSEN integration: Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) is now introduced in the Preface. The QSEN Safety competency is now emphasized via the new Practice Alert highlights and integration of National Patient Safety Goals and Core Measures. The Informatics competency is addressed with new informatics content in a refocused Strategies for Managing a Pediatric Health Care Practice chapter. The Teamwork and Collaboration competency is addressed by new content on the trending topic of interprofessional collaboration, also in the Strategies for Managing a Pediatric Health Care Practice chapter. The Evidence-Based Practice competency is integrated through icons that reference evidence-based guidelines. Reorganized application of Gordon's Functional Health Patterns provides a more conceptually consistent flow with Gordon's model. Expanded integration of Healthy People 2020 goes beyond the emphasis on physical activity in the previous edition.