Midwifery and Women s Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide

Author: Beth Kelsey
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 0763774170
Release Date: 2010-09
Genre: Health & Fitness

Midwifery/Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide, Second Edition is a comprehensive review designed specifically for those preparing to take the Midwifery (ACC) or Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NCC) certification examinations. Completely revised and updated,the Second Edition has new questions in each chapter and contains over 600 sample test questions representative of questions found on the examinations. Midwives and Women's Health Nurse Practitioners share many commonalities which enhance the delivery of care of women during their lifespan, and this review guide provides test taking strategies, study tips, and test questions and addresses professional issues that directly impact these specialties.

Midwifery Women s Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide

Author: Beth M. Kelsey
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781284048971
Release Date: 2014-09-01
Genre: HEALTH & FITNESS

Midwifery & Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide, Third Edition is a comprehensive review designed to help midwives and women's health nurse practitioners prepare for certification exams. Based on the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB) and the National Certification Corporation (NCC) test blueprints, it contains nearly 1,000 questions and comprehensive rationales representing those found on the exams. Completely updated and revised with the most current evidence and practice standards, the new edition incorporates expanded content on pharmacology, pathophysiology, and diagnostic tools.Included with each new print book is an online Access Code for Navigate TestPrep, a dynamic and fully hosted online assessment tool offering hundreds of bonus questions in addition to those in the book, detailed rationales, and reporting.

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide

Author: Virginia Layng Millonig
Publisher: Health Leadership Assoc Incorporated
ISBN: PSU:000057217581
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Medical

From acclaimed authors and certified pediatric nurse practitioners Virginia Millonig and Caryl Mobley, this Fourth Edition has been developed especially for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Family Nurse Practitioners preparing to take certification examinations and as a reference in the practice setting. The text is divided into systems with an in-depth coverage of growth and development and health promotion and maintenance. The common disorders of the various body systems provide succinct summaries of definitions, etiology, signs and symptoms, clinical findings, differential diagnoses, diagnostic tests\findings, and management\treatment. The final chapter addresses PNP role development, current trends and health policy issues including topics such as credentialing, legal issues, legislation, reimbursement and delivery systems. Following each chapter are test questions, which are intended to serve as an introduction To The testing arena. In addition a bibliography is included for those who need a more in-depth discussion of the subject matter in each chapter. Key Features Include: A comprehensive outline format—for fast overview and reference All the information you’ll need for your certification exam—complementing the study question books which provide additional practice questions Emphasis on major theories, diagnoses, treatment modalities, and nursing interventions Sample test questions and a comprehensive bibliography after each chapter

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Midwifery Women s Health

Author: Nell L. Tharpe
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449645755
Release Date: 2012-05-10
Genre: Health & Fitness

Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition. Clinical Practice Guidelines for Midwifery & Women's Health, Fourth Edition is a trusted quick reference guide to midwifery and well woman care. Completely updated and revised, this new edition reflects the rapidly changing clinical environment. It addresses documentation and risk management to aid in decision-making and appropriate document care. Convenient and easy-to-use, this new edition encompasses traditional, empirical, and evidence-based practice to meet the needs of a broad range of new and experienced practitioners and patients. * Meets the recommendations of the American College of Nurse–Midwives (ACNM) and the Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA) for written policies and/or practice guidelines * Reflects current and emerging midwifery and women’s health practice * Provides support and guidance for daily clinical decision making

Collaborative Practice in Obstetrics and Gynecology An Issue of Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics E Book

Author: Richard Waldman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455747207
Release Date: 2012-10-01
Genre: Medical

Collaborative care has been used successfully in obstetrics and gynecology for years. This issue reviews the basic collaborative model, that is collaboration among ob/gyns, midwives, and family physicians, and includes articles on successful birth center practice, secrets to a successful collaboration, and collaboration in today's environment. Dr. Waldman is past-President of ACOG, and his co-editor, Dr. Kennedy, is President of ACNM.

A Pocket Guide to Clinical Midwifery The Efficient Midwife

Author: Lauren A. Dutton
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449659646
Release Date: 2010-10-22
Genre: Medical

This handy pocket guide is the perfect quick reference. Organized alphabetically for easy reference, this is a repository for all concepts, treatment options, drugs and dosages, which are difficult to remember and vitally important. A must-have for every midwife!

Best Practices in Midwifery Second Edition

Author: Barbara A. Anderson, DrPH, CNM, FACNM, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826131799
Release Date: 2016-08-09
Genre: Medical

First Edition an AJN Book of the Year Award Winner! This second edition of a groundbreaking book is substantially revised to deliver the foundation for an evidence-based model for best practices in midwifery, a model critical to raising the United States' current standing as the bottom-ranking country for maternity mortality among developed nations.With a focus on updated scientific evidence as the framework for midwifery practice, the book includes 21 completely new chapters that address bothcontinuing and new areas of practice, the impact of institutional and national policies, and the effects of diversity and globalization. Incorporating themidwifery model of care, the book provides strategies for change and guidance for implementing evidence-based best practices. The book examines midwifery efforts to improve the health of women and children in the U.S., for example, Strong Start, US MERA, Centering Pregnancy, a focus on physiologic birth, and successful global endeavors. It encompasses a diverse nationwide authorship that includes leaders in midwifery,academicians, midwives representing diversity, hospital- and community-based practitioners, and policymakers. This coalition of authors from diversebackgrounds facilitates an engaging and robust discussion around best practices. Chapters open with a contemporary review of the literature, a comparisonof current (often scientifically unsubstantiated and ineffective) practices, evidence-based recommendations, and best practices for midwifery. Key Features: Focuses on scientific evidence as the framework for midwifery practice Addresses continuing and new, controversial areas of practice with strategies and guidelines for change Includes 20 out of 27 completely new chapters Authored by a diverse group of 44 prominent midwifery leaders Examines practices that are in conflict with scientific evidence

Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider E Book

Author: Marilyn Winterton Edmunds
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323087919
Release Date: 2013-04-17
Genre: Medical

Written by and for nurse practitioners, and also suitable for physician’s assistants, Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider, 4th Edition focuses on what you need to know to safely and effectively prescribe drugs for primary care. An emphasis on patient teaching helps you gain patient adherence to prescribed drug regimens, and guidelines for health promotion help in maintaining and improving your patients’ health. Now in full color, this edition expands the book's emphasis on the QSEN priorities of safety and evidence-based practice, and adds coverage of new drugs, new drug classes, and new therapeutic drug uses. Written by leading nurse practitioner authorities Marilyn Winterton Edmunds and Maren Stewart Mayhew, Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider teaches principles of pharmacotherapeutics using today’s most commonly used drugs. A Key Drugs focus highlights the most commonly used and most representative drugs of each major drug class — with particular emphasis on the top 100 most commonly prescribed drugs. Emphasis on patient teaching helps you communicate with patients and family caregivers to promote adherence to the drug regimen. Emphasis on health promotion describes how to help patients stay well and improve their health, including coverage of immunizations and biologicals, vitamins, weight management, and smoking cessation. Evidence-Based Decision-Making and Treatment Guidelines chapter (11) provides practical guidelines for using the best current research evidence to make decisions about the care of individual patients. Extensive coverage of drug therapy for special populations such as geriatric and pediatric patients includes considerations related to age, pregnancy, race, and other factors. UNIQUE! Coverage of prescriptive practice includes topics such as prescriptive authority, role implementation, and the role of nurses (NPs, CNMs, CRNAs, and CNSs) and physician assistants in writing prescriptions. NEW! Full-color design and illustrations highlight the most important content. DRUG UPDATES reflect the latest FDA-approved drugs, drug classes, and therapeutic uses. Expanded emphasis on the QSEN priorities of safety and evidence-based practice helps you eliminate drug prescribing errors with color-highlighted Safety Alerts! and NEW Clinical Practice Alerts! NEW section on male hormone replacement therapies adds coverage of men to that for women. Updated evidence-based prescribing information reflects the latest national clinical practice guidelines and evidence-based treatment guidelines, including the latest clinical treatment guidelines for diabetes. NEW! Complementary and Alternative Products tables highlight interactions with drugs, and are emphasized with a distinctive icon. Updated Drug Overview tables are enhanced with color as well as Top 100 icons that highlight the most commonly prescribed drugs.