Saunders Canadian Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX RN

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781771720649
Release Date: 2016-09
Genre: Medical

Now there's a Canadian edition of the book that is often called the 'the best NCLEX(R) exam review book ever! Saunders Canadian Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN(R) Examination provides everything your students need to prepare for the NCLEX exam -- complete content review and over 5,100 NCLEX examination-style questions in the book and online. This is the first edition to put the NCLEX-RN(R) exam in a Canadian context. An Evolve companion website includes instructor resources that make it easy to integrate this book into any course, along with detailed feedback and assessment for your students' work. Don't make the mistake of assuming the quality of the questions is the same in all NCLEX exam review books, because only this book includes the kind of questions that consistently test the critical thinking skills necessary to pass today's NCLEX exam. Even better, all answers include detailed rationales to help students learn from their answer choices, as well as test-taking strategies with tips on how to best approach each question. Written by the most trusted name in NCLEX review, Linda Anne Silvestri, and featuring special resources to help Canadian students succeed, this is THE book of choice for NCLEX preparation. Read any customer review or ask your colleagues to see why there's nothing else like it!

Saunders Canadian Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX RN

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri
Publisher: Mosby Canada
ISBN: 1771720603
Release Date: 2016-10
Genre: Nursing

Now there''s a Canadian edition of the book that is often called the ''the best NCLEX® exam review book ever! Saunders Canadian Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination provides everything your students need to prepare for the NCLEX exam - complete content review and over 5,100 NCLEX examination-style questions in the book and online. This is the first edition to put the NCLEX-RN® exam in a Canadian context. An Evolve companion website includes instructor resources that make it easy to integrate this book into any course, along with detailed feedback and assessment for your students'' work. Don''t make the mistake of assuming the quality of the questions is the same in all NCLEX exam review books, because only this book includes the kind of questions that consistently test the critical thinking skills necessary to pass today''s NCLEX exam. Even better, all answers include detailed rationales to help students learn from their answer choices, as well as test-taking strategies with tips on how to best approach each question. Written by the most trusted name in NCLEX review, Linda Anne Silvestri, and featuring special resources to help Canadian students succeed, this is THE book of choice for NCLEX preparation. Read any customer review or ask your colleagues to see why there''s nothing else like it! UNIQUE! Canadian appendices include resources for understanding NCLEX-RN® procedures, and the registration processes; a list of Canadian regulatory bodies and professional resources that guide competencies and standard-related nursing practice activities; Canadian resources by topic, providing Canadian NCLEX-RN writers with additional rationales for practice question answers; and Canadian reference resources. Over 5,100 practice questions in the text and online offer ample testing practice. Questions and content aligned with the latest NCLEX-RN exam reflect the increased level of difficulty and format changes in some areas. UNIQUE! A detailed test-taking strategy and rationale is included for each question, offering clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option. Question categories by cognitive level, client needs area, integrated process, and content area give students completely customizable exams or study sessions when using the Evolve companion website. Inclusion of all alternate item format questions covers multiple response, prioritizing (ordered response), fill-in-the-blank, figure/illustration (hot spot), chart/exhibit, video, and audio questions to give students practice with mastering prioritizing, decision-making, and critical thinking skills. UNIQUE! Canadian contributors highlight the differences in Canadian and American nursing practice, guiding Canadian nursing students around American language and terminology found in the NCLEX-RN. Mnemonics are included as Pyramid Alerts where appropriate throughout the text. Illustrations provide a consistent presentation of art throughout the text. Completely updated chapter on vital signs and laboratory values include the latest lab values. Alternate item format questions are highlighted with a special icon to easily find in the text. UNIQUE! Priority Nursing Action boxes list actions for clinical emergent situations requiring immediate action, including a detailed rationale. UNIQUE! Pyramid Alert! boxes spotlight important nursing concepts and procedures, and include tips and shortcuts for remembering key information. UNIQUE! Priority concepts call-outs highlight specific concepts related to nursing practice. 85-question comprehensive exam covers all content areas in the book in the same percentages that they are covered on the actual NCLEX-RN test plan. Full-colour designoffers a visually engaging learning experience. Easy-to-use index lets students quickly locate questions for a given topic or body system. Recent graduate''s perspective on guidance for the NCLEX-RN, nonacademic preparation, test-taking strategies, the CAT format, and the NCLEX-RN. Automatic software updates on Evolve allow students to check for changes and content updates throughout the life of the edition. UNIQUE! Audio review summaries on pharmacology, fluids and electrolytes, and acid-base balance are found on Evolve.

Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX PN Examination

Author: Angela Silvestri
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 0323484883
Release Date: 2018-03
Genre:

Review for the NCLEX-PN� exam with leading NCLEX� experts Linda Anne Silvestri and Angela Silvestri! Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-PN� Examination, 7th Edition provides everything you need to prepare for the NCLEX-PN exam - a review of essential nursing content, more than 4,500 NCLEX exam-style questions, detailed rationales, and test-taking tips and strategies. Based on Silvestri's proven Pyramid to Success, the book includes many questions that test the critical thinking skills you need to pass the NCLEX. An Evolve companion website adds a pre-test that generates a study calendar, study questions with immediate feedback for both correct and incorrect answers, and practice exams with immediate scoring. Updated to reflect the latest NCLEX-PN test plan, this complete review is a perennial favorite of students preparing for the NCLEX. More than 4,500 practice questions are included in the book and the Evolve companion website. Detailed rationales are provided for both correct and incorrect answer options. Alternate item format questions include multiple response, prioritizing, fill-in-the-blank, figure/illustration, chart/exhibit, graphic option, and audio/video clips, as the NCLEX-PN exam is no longer limited to multiple-choice questions. UNIQUE! A 75-question pre-test on Evolve provides feedback on your strengths and weaknesses, and the results generate an individualized study calendar. An 85-question comprehensive exam in the book matches the client needs percentages identified in the NCLEX-PN test plan. Pyramid to Success sections at the beginning of each unit provide an overview of content, guidance for your review, and the subject's relative importance in the NCLEX-PN text plan. Pyramid Points and Pyramid Alert boxes identify content that typically appears on the NCLEX-PN exam. What Should You Do? boxes in each chapter help you develop critical thinking skills, with answers at the end of the chapter. NEW! Current NCLEX-PN test plan is incorporated into this review, including the exam's newly added content. UPDATED test-taking strategies are included in a separate chapter and for each question to give clues for finding the correct answers. UPDATED Priority Nursing Action boxes help you to effectively prioritize nursing care, and include detailed rationales and textbook references. NEW! Learning objectives tied to client needs are provided for each unit in the book.

Saunders 2018 2019 Strategies for Test Success E Book

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323479714
Release Date: 2017-06-22
Genre: Medical

Get more than just practice questions; get comprehensive test and nursing school preparation that’s proven to help you succeed! Written by the most trusted expert in NCLEX exam prep, Saunders 2018-2019 Strategies for Test Success: Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX Exam, 5th Edition is an invaluable guide that teaches you how to master the things that matter most on the NCLEX exam and your nursing school exams: critical thinking, problem solving, and time management. In this guide you’ll find not only 1,200 practice questions and rationales that reflect the latest NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN test plans, but you’ll also get a wealth of proven tips and real-world hints to help you overcome text anxiety, develop effective study habits, and confidently evaluate and identify the correct answer for a variety of test question types, including alternate item formats. It’s a must-have resource for any nursing student who needs not just practice, but well-rounded preparation! A Reducing Test Anxiety chapter offers simple strategies to control test-induced stress and gain the confidence needed to pass exams. A Developing Study Skills chapter provides helpful tips on improving time management for more efficient exam preparation. 1,200 review questions are included in the book and online, providing a 2-in-1 approach to learning strategies and test-taking skills UNIQUE! Student-to-Student Hints highlight real life strategies that have helped other students graduate from nursing school and pass the NCLEX exam. Helpful Tips for the Nursing Student highlight the most important concepts needed for exam success. Online practice questions let you apply the strategies learned from the text in a realistic electronic testing environment. Emphasis on comprehensive test preparation helps you develop, refine, and apply the reasoning skills you need to succeed throughout nursing school and on the NCLEX examination. Priority concepts for each question help you link your concept-based classes and NCLEX prep. Chapters on specific question content — such as prioritization, pharmacology, triage/disaster management, and delegation — offer numerous examples to prepare you for higher-level questions. A fun, 4-color design features cartoons and bold designs to help engage visual learners. NEW! Thoroughly updated content reflects the most current NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN test plans. NEW! Experience level coding for questions designates each question as beginning, intermediate, or experienced to help focus your learning throughout all points of your nursing school career. NEW! Increased focus on clinical judgement incorporates strategies for clinical judgement, question data, and question abnormalities into the NCLEX-style questions. NEW! Expanded client-centered options address the increasing import of the patient-centered care QSEN competency on the NCLEX Exam. NEW! Additional coverage of interprofessionalism is incorporated.

HESI Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX PN Examination

Author: HESI
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455751105
Release Date: 2014-01-04
Genre: Medical

Prepare for success on your HESI exit exam and the NCLEX-PN®! The HESI Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination, 4th Edition provides a complete, all-in-one review of the information you need to know. Written in an easy-to-read outline format, this study tool breaks down chapters by clinical areas and topics emphasized on the NCLEX-PN exam. Rationales are provided for incorrect answers and help you address any areas of weakness. The companion Evolve website offers 500 practice questions, giving you valuable practice in the same electronic testing format you will experience on your nursing school exit exam and on the NCLEX-PN exam. Detailed rationales explain correct and incorrect answer options for practice questions. HESI Hint boxes highlight important clinical information and concepts commonly tested on the NCLEX-PN exam. Pharmacology tables summarize the need-to-know drug therapy content emphasized on the NCLEX-PN exam. Critical thinking study questions reinforce key concepts and content, and also include answer guidelines. Chapters organized by clinical area make it easy to find and study review topics. The Evolve companion website includes 500 NCLEX practice questions, including alternate item formats, providing a testing experience similar to the nursing school exit exam and the NCLEX-PN licensure examination. Updated content reflects the latest NCLEX-PN® test plan. 130 NEW questions are added to the Evolve companion website, bringing the overall total to 500 test questions. NEW fill-in-the-blank and prioritizing questions familiarize you with the new alternate item format item types included on the NCLEX-PN exam. NEW Gerontology quiz prepares you for the exam’s questions on this subject.

Saunders Q A Review Cards for the NCLEX RN Examination

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri, Ph.D. R.N.
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455707188
Release Date: 2013-02-26
Genre: Medical

With Saunders Q & A Review Cards for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 2nd Edition, you can study anytime and anywhere! The ideal companion to Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination, Linda Silvestri's review cards contain 1,200 practice questions - each including test-taking strategies and detailed rationales for both correct and incorrect answers. Practice questions, organized by clinical area, appear on the front of each card with an icon indicating client need. The reverse side shows answers and rationales, along with Silvestri's unique test-taking strategies and priority nursing action tips. 1,200 practice questions include detailed rationales for both correct and incorrect answers. Alternate item format questions include multiple response, prioritizing, fill-in-the-blank, chart/exhibit, and figure/illustration to prepare you for the prioritizing, decision-making, and critical thinking skills needed to pass the NCLEX-RN. UNIQUE! Test-taking strategies for each question provide direction and hints to the correct answer. UNIQUE! Highlighted keywords or phrases in each answer identify a recommended review topic related to the question. Numerous pharmacology questions reflect the heavy emphasis on pharmacology on the NCLEX-RN. NEW! Organization of questions by clinical area lets you focus on weak areas and also use the cards as study aids in your course exams. UPDATED content reflects the most recent NCLEX-RN test plan. Increased coverage of pharmacology, prioritization, delegation, and triage/disaster management reflects the increased emphasis on these topics on the NCLEX-RN. NEW! Attractive, full-color design makes it quick and easy to locate questions in the various content areas.

Prioritization Delegation and Assignment

Author: Linda A. LaCharity
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323113434
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Medical

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

Lippincott s Review for NCLEX RN

Author: Diane McGovern Billings
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1582553602
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

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.

Mosby s Comprehensive Review of Nursing for NCLEX RN Examination 20 e

Author: Patricia M. Nugent
Publisher: Elsevier India
ISBN: 8131231178
Release Date: 2012-02-02
Genre:

A classic resource that has helped nurses pass the NCLEX exam for over 60 years, Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Nursing for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 20th Edition is fully updated to reflect the newest NCLEX-RN test plan. Content review is presented in a concise and full-color outline format organized by the core areas of medical-surgical, pediatric, maternity/women's health, and mental health nursing, with a practice test following each unit. More than 4,200 practice questions and rationales -- including more than 600 questions in the newest alternate item formats -- are written by a team of trusted NCLEX experts led by author Patricia M. Nugent. A companion CD enhances your NCLEX review by allowing you to customize quizzes and exams and download audio review summaries of key content. Over 4,200 practice questions in the book and on the companion CD provide ample practice opportunities in both print and electronic testing formats. Review questions are grouped by categories of concern to focus your study on any areas of weakness. Detailed rationales for correct and incorrect answers are provided with every question. Text references are provided with the answer rationales for further study of difficult topics. Two comprehensive exams are coded by clinical area, client need, nursing process, and cognitive level, to help you evaluate your strengths and weaknesses. An overview of the latest NCLEX-RN test plan describes the recent changes and additions to content. Companion CD allows you to create customized quizzes and exams based on clinical area, NCLEX client needs category, nursing process, and cognitive level.

NCLEX RN Drug Guide 300 Medications You Need to Know for the Exam

Author: Kaplan Nursing
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781506201986
Release Date: 2015-08-04
Genre: Medical

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!

Hesi Saunders Online Review for the NCLEX RN Examination Access Code

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: 032329734X
Release Date: 2015-10-01
Genre: Medical

HESI/Saunders Online Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination, 2nd Edition, provides all of the aspects of a traditional print comprehensive review book, but with the convenience and added interactivity of the online format. The comprehensive online review provides key nursing content organized by content specialty areas and NCLEX Client Needs, with a reference list for nursing concepts. A diagnostic pre-test taken at the beginning of the course provides students with a study calendar to guide them through the content modules. Each module is followed by a quiz to determine students' mastery of the content. A comprehensive exam at the end of the course gives students a breakdown of their strengths and weaknesses. A wealth of illustrations, video, audio, and animation helps to clarify key concepts and engage students as they study for the course exams and prepare to take the NCLEX. Trusted content from the bestselling Silvestri NCLEX titles and HESI live review courses is featured in a convenient, interactive, and flexible online format. Content review modules include bulleted topic summaries, key terms and definitions, practice questions, and case studies-as well as images, animations, and video clips. All alternate item question types are represented to give you practice with mastering prioritizing, decision-making, and critical thinking skills. Diagnostic pre-test identifies your strengths and weaknesses and generates a study plan tailored to your specific needs. End-of-module and comprehensive exams provide a "dry run" for course and board exams. Detailed test-taking strategies and rationales for each question provide clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option. Video clips feature experienced nursing instructors explaining difficult concepts along with corresponding sample questions. NEW! Updated content reflects the most current NCLEX-RN test plan as well as clinical updates and medications. NEW! Content functionality enables you to approach content in the way that best fits your program and goals. NEW! 200 new questions that focus on alternate item types, pharmacology, and prioritization. NEW! Narrated PowerPoint reviews cover challenging topics such as pharmacology, fluids and electrolytes, and acid-base balance. NEW and EXPANDED! Leadership, delegation, and prioritization content reflects the increasing emphasis on management on the NCLEX-RN exam.

Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX RN Exam

Author: JoAnn Zerwekh
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323280105
Release Date: 2015-11-20
Genre: Nursing

Prepare for the NCLEX with this fun, full-color review! Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX-RN? Exam, 9th Edition uses colorful drawings and mnemonic cartoons to cover the nursing concepts and content found on the NCLEX-RN examination. A concise outline format makes studying easier, and the Evolve companion website includes 2,500 NCLEX exam-style review questions (including alternate item formats) - allowing you to create practice exams, identify your strengths and weaknesses, and review answers and rationales. Written by NCLEX expert JoAnn Zerwekh, this study guide offers a clear, visual way to remember key facts for the NCLEX exam. UNIQUE! Mnemonic cartoons provide a fun, easy way to review and remember key nursing concepts and disease processes. UNIQUE! The integrated systems approach incorporates pediatric, adult, maternity, and older adult lifespan considerations in each body system chapter. Practice questions on the Evolve companion website are available in both study and quiz modes and separated by content area, allowing you to customize your review based on your personal study needs. UNIQUE! Appendixes for each chapter summarize medications and nursing procedures for quick reference. Alternate item format questions on Evolve prepare you for the interactive question types on the NCLEX examination, including priority drag-and-drop and hot-spot (illustrated point-and-click) questions. Answers and rationales for all review questions show why correct answers are right and incorrect options are wrong. Separate chapters on pharmacology and nursing management help you to focus on these areas of emphasis on the NCLEX examination. Nursing Priority boxes make it easier to distinguish priorities of nursing care. Pharmacology tables make key drug information easy to find, with high-alert medications noted by a special icon. Special icons distinguish pediatric and adult disorders, and identify content on Self-Care and Home Care. UPDATED content reflects the most recent NCLEX-RN test plan and incorporates important clinical updates. NEW! 2,500 review questions are now included on the Evolve companion website, adding more 200 questions to the total on the previous edition. NEW! Addition of SI Units and removal of trade-name drugs reflects changes in the NCLEX-RN test plan. NEW! Additional alternate item questions are included on Evolve, and new questions incorporating video are also added. NEW! Test Alert! boxes in the book highlight key concepts frequently found on the NCLEX examination. NEW! Additional memory notecard-type illustrations are included in the book to accommodate visual learners.

Introduction to Medical Surgical Nursing

Author: Adrianne Dill Linton
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455776412
Release Date: 2015-02-06
Genre: Medical

The leading medical-surgical text for LPN/LVN students, Linton''s Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing, 6th Edition offers just the right level of information to equip today''s students to effectively care for adults and older adults. Covering both medical-surgical and psychiatric mental health conditions and disorders, this comprehensive text addresses the LPN/LVN''s role in a variety of care settings, including acute care and long-term care, with a special emphasis on assignment and supervision responsibilities. It also emphasizes culturally competent care and holistic nursing, while thoroughly covering all relevant NCLEX-PN test plan content No other resource offers the breadth of topics at a level that is so perfectly tailored to the LPN/LVN student. Foundational units on basic concepts related to the health care system, care settings, the nursing process, leadership, nutrition, the older adult, growth and nutrition, legal/ethical considerations, evidence-based nursing care, and many more essential topics, avoid repetition later in the text and create a foundation to build your understanding of disorders by body system. Safety alerts are highlighted throughout the text with a Safety Considerations icon. A separate unit on psychiatric mental health nursing covers psychosocial responses to illness, psychiatric disorders, and substance abuse - eliminating the need for a separate psychiatric mental health nursing text. Content related to the NCLEX-PN test plan is emphasized throughout the text, including health promotion, nutrition, legal/ethical issues, HIPAA, and prevention of medication/medical errors. Separate chapters on common, high-profile disorders (including hypertension, diabetes, and shock), provide an in-depth understanding for patient care. Focus on assignment and supervision helps you assign tasks to nurse assistants, patient care techs, and unlicensed assistive personnel, and makes sure they understand the difference between delegation, management, supervision, and assignment of tasks on the health care team. UNIQUE! In-depth pharmacology coverage includes: the Pharmacology Tutorial covering drug classifications, how drugs work, and nursing responsibilities; Pharmacology Capsules boxes providing medication information, precautions for use, interactions, and side/adverse effects; and Pharmacology and Medications tables including classification, use/action, side/adverse effects, and nursing interventions. A separate unit on gerontologic nursing provides comprehensive coverage of the care of the older adult and related disorders. No other LPN/LVN med-surg text offers as much coverage of this primary patient group. Diagnostic Tests and Procedures tables offer quick reference to MRI, CT, Doppler flow, lumbar puncture tests for neurologic disorders, and much more. Health Promotion Considerations boxes highlight timely wellness and disease prevention topics. Patient Teaching Plans provide bulleted lists of nursing instructions for patients, stressing the role and responsibility of the LPN/LVN to reinforce patient education. Nutrition Considerations boxes are spotlighted at appropriate points throughout the text to emphasize the role that nutrition plays in disease and nursing care. Nursing care plans reinforce the nursing process and focus on critical thinking. Cultural Considerations boxes discuss the importance of providing culturally-competent care related to various clinical situations. Put on Your Thinking Cap boxes allow you to pause and consider the practical implications of what you have just read. Get Ready for the NCLEX-PN Examination! sections at the end of chapters include key points, review questions, and case studies that address the various NCLEX Client Needs categories. NEW! Continued emphasis on evidence-based practice and the most current research findings include specific examples of how scientific evidence can justify and support patient care. NEW! Updated nursing diagnoses all reflect the most current NANDA listings for NCLEX compliance.

Mosby s Rntertainment

Author: Angela E Silvestri
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 032308463X
Release Date: 2011-11-01
Genre: Medical

Looking for an NCLEX® exam review alternative that is effective, engaging, and (dare we say) fun? Then look no further than RNtertainment! RNtertainment: The NCLEX® Review Game, 2nd Edition is a revolutionary board game that offers a fun and challenging change of pace from standard review options. Perfect for nursing students and practicing nurses looking to sharpen their nursing knowledge, this game offers 800 different clinical questions and scenarios that cover all the major nursing categories on the latest NCLEX® test plan - including Safe and Effective Care Environment, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Psychosocial Integrity, and Physiological Integrity. Test-Taking Tips and Test-Taking Traps are also incorporated into game play to fully prepare you for every facet of the exam process. Whether you want to challenge your friends or challenge yourself, effective exam preparation has never been this entertaining! The aim of the game is to answer nursing questions correctly and navigate through tricky Tips and Traps to be the first to reach NCLEX® exam success. Game play format for 2-6 people gives you the option of creating a competitive group atmosphere with fellow students or colleagues in addition to reviewing on your own. Category cards enable you to review all NCLEX® exam material or narrow your question bank to those categories in which you need the most practice. Hundreds of challenging questions and rationales from student-favorite NCLEX® exam expert Linda Silvestri reflect content on the latest NCLEX® test-plan. 800 questions are divided evenly among the four major client needs categories found on the NCLEX® exam: Safe and Effective Care Environment, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Psychosocial Integrity, and Physiological Integrity. A variety of question formats and difficulty levels allows you to encounter the wide spectrum of questions you will find on the NCLEX® exam. Rationales help you understand the reasoning or data related to the correct answer for each question. Test-Taking Tip and Traps provide successful test-taking strategies in one category (Flying High) and pitfalls to avoid in another category (Flying Low).