Author: Thomas Ahrens
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2011-05-17
The best review available for Progressive Care certification – updated to reflect the latest changes in the PCCN exam! CD-ROM with 2 comprehensive practice exams 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. Everything you need to pass the Progressive Care certification exam: A companion CD-ROM containing two complete practice exams A practice exam at the end of each part of the book (10 in all) More than 500 Q&A in the book and on the CD-ROM Content that includes every topic you will see on the exam: Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, Endocrine, Immunology and Hematology, Gastroenterology, Renal, Multi-organ Problems, Synergy, Behavior
Author: Alexander Johnson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2018-04-05
The best book on the market for nurses preparing for the Progressive Care Certification Exam! This score-boosting new resource 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 test plan, so you can be confident you are studying the most timely, relevant material possible. With more than 1,200 Q&A, and an easy-to-follow, step-by-step review of all the must-know content, this is a true essential for anyone preparing for the exam. Presented in short, easy-to-read chapters, the book includes subject-specific practice exam, allowing you to target your study and quickly identify your weak areas. In addition, handy “Editor’s Notes” highlight what is important and gives you an idea of the number of questions you should expect on a given topic. Features: • Vibrant two-color layout • Chapter ending Summaries encapsulate must-know information • Remediation for answers to practice exams • Boxes and sidebars highlight important information.
Author: Pccn Exam Prep Team
Publisher: Trivium LLC
Release Date: 2017-09-22
Trivium Test PCCN Review Book 2018-2019: PCCN Study Guide and Practice Test Questions for the Progressive Care Certified Nurse Exam offers:Our PCCN review book is updated from our PCCN review book 2016 with a detailed overview of what you need to know for the Progressive Care Certified Nurse Exam, so that you know exactly what to expectTrivium Test Prep¿s PCCN certification review also covers all of the subjects over which you will be tested on the PCCN testIncludes 100 PCCN exam practice questions for the best PCCN test prepTrivium¿s PCCN review book also offers test tips and strategies to help you score higher on for the PCCN exam Trivium Test Prep¿s PCCN Review Book 2018-2019: PCCN Study Guide and Practice Test Questions for the Progressive Care Certified Nurse Exam covers:Cardiovascular DisordersPulmonary DisordersEndocrine, Hematological, Gastrointestinal, and Renal DisordersNeurological, Multisystem, and Behavioral DisordersPsychological DisordersProfessional Caring and Ethical PracticePCCN Practice Exam About the PCCN TestThe PCCN certification is a designation provided by the AACN, granted to those who have demonstrated a thorough knowledge in progressive care nursing for acutely ill patients. The PCCN exam lasts for 2 hours 30 minutes and has 125 items. However only 100 of them are scored. The other 25 questions are used for gathering information to improve future exams if needed. Approximately 80% of the exam will focus on ¿Clinical Judgment¿ and the other 20% will cover ¿Professional Caring and Ethical Practice¿. A majority of the exam focuses on age-specific patient groups, but some of it may also span across the entire average lifespan.
Author: Pccn Certification Review Prep Team
Release Date: 2017-05-17
***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Get the test prep help you need to be successful on the PCCN exam. The PCCN exam is extremely challenging and test preparation is essential for success. PCCN Quick Study is the ideal prep solution for anyone who wants to pass the PCCN exam. It's adapted from the PCCN Exam Secrets Study Guide. Not only does it provide a guide to the PCCN exam as a whole, it also provides practice test questions as well as detailed explanation of each answer. PCCN Quick Study includes: -A review of material covered on the Progressive Care Certified Nurse Exam -A thorough guide to clinical judgment -An extensive look at professional caring and ethical practice -Practice questions with detailed answer explanations It's filled with the critical information you'll need in order to do well on the test the concepts, procedures, principles, and vocabulary that the PCCN exam expects you to have mastered before sitting for the exam. -Clinical Judgment -Cardiovascular -Cardiovascular -Pulmonary -Endocrine -Hematology/Immunology -Neurology -Gastrointestinal -Renal -Multisystem -Infectious diseases -Wound therapy -Shock -Behavioral -Delirium -Depression -Substance abuse These sections are full of specific and detailed information that will be key to passing the PCCN exam. The guide is laid out in a logical and organized fashion so that one section naturally flows from the one preceding it. Because it's written with an eye for both technical accuracy and accessibility, you will not have to worry about getting lost in dense academic language. Any test prep guide is only as good as its practice questions and answers, and that's another area where our guide stands out. Our test designers have provided test questions to help you know what to expect on the actual PCCN exam. Each answer is explained in depth, in order to make the principles and reasoning behind it crystal clear. We've helped thousands of people pass standardized tests and achieve their education and career goals.
Author: Coo and Director of Clinical Applications Menifee California Ann J Brorsen
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2013-06-10
Adult CCRN Certification Review, Second Edition is the perfect study guide for nurses preparing to take the Adult CCRN exam administered by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). First introduced in 1976, CCRN certification reflects expertise for nurses providing care to acutely or critically ill adults and their families in areas such as intensive and cardiac care units, trauma units, or critical care transport. Completely updated and revised, Adult CCRN Certification Review, Second Edition contains more than 1,200 questions with comprehensive rationales on a broad range of topics divided into sections similar to those found on the Adult CCRN Test Plan. New to this edition are sections on behavioral/psychosocial issues and special populations in critical care. Included with each new print 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
Facts101 is your complete guide to Critical Care Nursing Certification, Preparation, Review, and Practice Exams. In this book, you will learn topics such as ENDOCRINE, IMMUNOLOGY AND HEMATOLOGY, NEUROLOGY, and GASTROENTEROLOGY plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2009-05-14
The only reference focused on progressive care nursing, this complete reference includes all of the key information you need to know for success in practice and on the PCCN certification exam. Expert authors from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses provide the most authoritative content on caring for patients in step-down, intermediate and telemetry units and prepare you to treat patients from every phase of progressive care. Plenty of illustrations and easy-reference tables clarify difficult concepts and make it easy to review content quickly. AACN authorship ensures you receive the most accurate and dependable information available from the same group that administers the PCCN examination. Comprehensive coverage including everything from basic to advanced concepts makes this an essential resource for nurses of any level of expertise. Content most likely to be on the exam is highlighted to help you study more efficiently. The latest, most authoritative references categorized by disorder make it easy to find resources for further research. Concise outline format with organization by body system helps you quickly locate information. Priority organization presents nursing management information in order of clinical priority. Content written from a collaborative care perspective includes medical management and interventions integrated throughout the text. User-friendly two-color design clarifies difficult concepts and makes illustrations and tables easy to understand.
"This will be of value for nurses working in progressive care settings. It is tailored to their practice needs and would be a good reference. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service Written by nationally known clinical experts in acute care nursing, this textbook provides foundational information, whether you're a nurse who is to progressive care, or are a student preparing for the certification exam in progressive care nursing. You'll find a concise presentation of essential information for the safe and competent care of adult progressive care patients and their families.
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: 2015-07-15
This new PCCN review book applies Robin 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. It features a thorough review in narrative format for each chapter, and covers all of the content you need to master the PCCN exam.
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: Lisa M. Stone
Release Date: 2017-09-28
The 7th edition of this powerful review tool helps you assess and build your knowledge of the information covered in the Core Curriculum for High Acuity, Progressive, and Critical Care Nursing - and achieve Adult CCRN� or PCCN� certification. Three 150-question exams mirror the style and content of the CCRN exam and PCCN exam. You can also access these same practice exams, along with 100 additional questions, on an accompanying Evolve website for interactive practice. Integration of the ACCN Synergy Model for Patient Care ensures that the needs or characteristics of patients and families influence and drive the characteristics or Developed in conjunction with and based on the AACN Core Curriculum for High Acuity, Progressive, and Critical Care Nursing, the Certification and Core Review is an ideal study companion to the Core Curriculum. Each exam mirrors the certification exam content, question format, and content distribution, giving you realistic practice for the Adult CCRN� exam and PCCN� exam. Answers are provided for each question, accompanied by rationales and references, to assist you in remediation. NEW! Three 150-item interactive exams on a secure Evolve site allow for access to interactive exam practice on any HTML5-compatible device, including desktop computers, iPhones, iPads, and Android devices. Exams address the complete range of vital content in critical care nursing and challenge your mastery of the essential knowledge base for Adult CCRN� and PCCN� certification. NEW and EXPANDED! 100 additional interactive questions on Evolve go beyond what can be found in the printed or electronic book, and provide even more practice for the Adult CCRN� exam and PCCN� exam. NEW and UPDATED! Content distribution matches that of the latest Adult CCRN� exam and PCCN� exam test blueprints, so you better know what to expect come exam day. NEW! Updated content throughout ensures currency, accuracy, and consistency with standardized guidelines and the latest evidence-based practice. UPDATED and NEW! All questions feature integration of the AACN Synergy Model, including both patient characteristics (resiliency, vulnerability, stability, complexity, resource availability, participation in care, participation in decision making, and predictability) and nurse characteristics (clinical judgment, advocacy/moral agency, caring practices, collaboration, systems thinking, response to diversity, facilitation of learning, and clinical inquiry). NEW! New behavioral and psychosocial content addresses new content now found on AACN's Adult CCRN� exam and PCCN� exam. NEW! Updated illustrations reflect current clinical procedures and assessment skills.