NCLEX RN EXCEL

NCLEX RN EXCEL Author Brenda Reap Thompson, MSN, RN, CNE
ISBN-10 0826106013
Release 2010-02-23
Pages 576
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NCLEX-RNÆ EXCEL-Learn to think like a nurse on the exam. NCLEX-RNÆ EXCEL contains the single most effective preparatory tool for success on the exam: the unfolding case study review. Based on the successful NCLEX-RN EXCEL methodology used in the Drexel University program, this is the only review book to utilize the unfolding case study approach to help you master test content. This approach promotes interactive learning through case vignettes and simulation environments, providing a clear, conceptual basis for test content. The unfolding case studies closely mimic real-life situations in nursing, providing situational models that assist students to problem solve, actively engage, and use critical thinking techniques when taking the actual test. Unlike all competing books, this book helps you to contextualize the information you need to pass the test. This innovative methodology is more effective than just practice questions alone, and has resulted in exceedingly high success rates. Key features: A systematic review of content from the new client needs test plan and the updated 2010 test blueprint Skill development in assessment, planning, and evaluation of patient care Rapid Response Tips (RRT) to help master content quickly and easily Key knowledge required for the test built into engaging case vignettes Pharmacology and medication administration principles incorporated into each chapter Full explanations of test answers at the end of each chapter If you want to get past the drudgery of flashcards, endless practice questions, and test-taking tricks-if you want a deeper understanding of the test material-get NCLEX-RNÆ EXCEL.



Medical surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy

Medical surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy Author
ISBN-10 1582555672
Release 2008
Pages 953
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Medical-Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!, Second Edition, is a practical, informative reference in the entertaining, award-winning Incredibly Easy! style. This thoroughly updated edition covers hundreds of disorders and includes new chapters on end-of-life care and obesity, plus sixteen pages of full-color illustrations, sidebars on evidence-based practice pointers, and a patient resources appendix. Chapters feature key points summaries, light-hearted headings, and illustrations and are formatted to help readers find information easily. Quick-scan tables, flow charts, key terms, bullets, checklists, graphic logos, and cartoon characters highlight essential information. A bound-in CD-ROM contains over 300 NCLEX®-style questions, plus concept maps and other tools.



NURSING Second Edition

NURSING  Second Edition Author Nadia R. Singh, BSN, RN
ISBN-10 9780826130228
Release 2015-07-20
Pages 295
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Why buy separate study guides for each nursing course when all you need is one? This is the ultimate, all-in-one study guide to the core information nursing students need for success in all of their foundational courses and on the NCLEX-RN. Written in a succinct, well-organized, easy-to-read format, this affordable guide contains everything an undergraduate nursing student needs to know from the first day of school through the NCLEX-RN. The second edition is updated to mirror the new NCLEX-RN test plan and includes critical new information about medications, lab values, assessments, cultural considerations, and emerging disorders and viruses. It includes a completely new section on hematological disorders, two new chapters on Emergency Nursing and anxiety-reducing Test-Taking Strategies, and psychiatric content that corresponds to the DSM-V. The guide closely follows the standard nursing curriculum and is designed as a reference for every core nursing course. To maximize successful exam preparation, the text highlights important material most likely to appear on the NCLEX-RN with a “TQ” (test question). Chapters are organized in a clear, consistent format with information presented in friendly conversational style—much like notes that students are likely to take. For every disease presented there is a definition, triggers, symptoms, and nursing care. Nursing students no longer need to be burdened with the substantial cost of purchasing individual study guides for each topic, since all of the information they need is contained in this compact, pithy, affordable resource. New to the Second Edition: All content is updated to reflect new NCLEX-RN test plan Completely new section on hematological disorders New chapter on Emergency Nursing New chapter on anxiety-reducing Test-Taking Strategies New and Updated information on drugs, lab values, emergent diseases and conditions New information on cultural diversity New psychiatric content that reflects the DSM-V



Medical Surgical Nursing Demystified Second Edition

Medical Surgical Nursing Demystified  Second Edition Author Mary Digiulio
ISBN-10 9780071771498
Release 2013-10-15
Pages 638
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This handbook on medical-surgical nursing includes detailed illustrations to show how each major body system works, clear learning objectives and key terms to keep you on track, coverage of pathophysiology, symptoms, diagnoses, treatment, and nursing intervention, and NCLEX-style practice questions at the end of each chapter.



NURSING The Ultimate Study Guide

NURSING  The Ultimate Study Guide Author Nadia R. Singh, BSN, RN
ISBN-10 9780826193377
Release 2011-11-17
Pages 280
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Not your typical study guide, this single resource contains all of the core information an undergraduate nursing student needs to know from the first day of nursing school through the NCLEX-RN. Written in a succinct, well-organized, easy-to-read format, the guide closely follows the standard nursing curriculum and is designed as a reference for every core nursing course. To maximize successful exam preparation, the text highlights in each chapter important material most likely to appear on the NCLEX-RN. Chapters are organized in a clear, consistent format with information presented in friendly conversational style. For every disease presented there is a definition, triggers, symptoms, and nursing care. Nursing students will no longer be burdened with the substantial cost of purchasing individual study guides for each topic, since all of the information needed to master core nursing curriculum is contained in this compact and pithy resource. Key Features: Provides a complete, compact study resource for daily use in clinical and class settings Designed to accompany students through all nursing school curricula and NCLEX-RN preparation Condenses 15 separate study guides into one succinct volume Includes separate chapters for all five core courses (Medical/Surgical, Fundamentals, Maternal/Child, Pediatrics, Psychiatric/Mental) Identifies important material likely to appear on course tests and the NCLEX-RN with the "TQ" (test question) designation appearing next to appropriate content. Organized logically according to standard nursing curriculum Includes a definition, triggers, symptoms, and nursing care for every disease presented



140 Must Know Meds

140 Must Know Meds Author Jon Haws
ISBN-10 1508528160
Release 2015-02-18
Pages 190
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Demolish NCLEX(r) Nursing Pharmacology!Pharmacology makes up 15% of the NCLEX(r) test plan. For many nurses medications and pharmacology can be a difficult subject. But not anymore! If you are ready to finally take your NCLEX(r) Pharmacology studies to the next level . . . this is the perfect book for you! With hundreds of pages of the most vital facts about the most tested medications this ebook for nursing students is a must have.Jon Haws RN CCRN from NRSNG.com takes the most commonly tested medications on the NCLEX and in Nursing Pharmacology courses and outlines the MUST know information and nursing considerations so that you can demolish the NCLEX(r) and ace your Pharm course!Over 300+ Pages Jammed PackedThis book essentially takes the guess work out of your studies and allows you to focus your valuable time on learning exactly what you NEED to know. Learn how to ACE the NCLEX(r) . . . Details nursing considerations in flash card format. The most important medications to learn. Obscure testable facts and nursing considerations for 140 medicaitons. Detailed outlines of some of the most common classes of meds. Stop Wasting Valuable TimeIt's all here! You have limited time to prepare for the NCLEX(r). Get more time by using this in depth guide of the only medications that you need to study to pass the NCLEX(r) with flying colors. We are dedicated to your success. In fact, this is the exact same list of questions that I used to pass the NCLEX(r) in 75 questions on my first try just two weeks after graduating nursing school. Cut Your Study Time in HalfOnce you know exactly what to study, you will save hours and hours of study time by cutting through the fluff and focusing your energy on exactly what you need to know. Included in the book is a FREE offer for a lab sheet that contains the 63 lab values you must know to be a great nurse!From NRSNG.com creators of Med of the Day Podcast and SIMCLEX.com the ONLY fully adaptive NCLEX(r) prep program!Scroll up to buy!NCLEX, NCLEX-RN, and NCLEX-PN are registered trademarks of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc. They hold no affiliation with this book or related products.



Med Surg Success

Med Surg Success Author Kathryn Cadenhead Colgrove
ISBN-10 9780803657816
Release 2016-08-15
Pages 801
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Assure your mastery of medical-surgical nursing knowledge while honing your critical thinking and test-taking skills. The 3rd Edition of this popular resource features over 2,300 questions (including 550 alternate-format questions) that reflect the latest advances in medical-surgical nursing and the latest NCLEX-RN® test plan. They organize the seemingly huge volume of information you must master into manageable sections divided by body systems and specific diseases



Nursing Mnemonics 94 Memory Tricks to Demolish Nursing School

Nursing Mnemonics  94 Memory Tricks to Demolish Nursing School Author Jon Haws
ISBN-10 1511448644
Release 2015-03-26
Pages 122
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READY :: to Take Your Studies to the Next Level?Mnemonics are a proven way to increase the speed of learning and length of retention. This Mnemonic book for nurses and nursing students is packed full of 94 mnemonics with full descriptions and images to help you accelerate your learning. From best selling Amazon author Jon Haws RN CCRN and NRSNG.com | NursingStudentBooks.com this book is easy to use and organized to help you reach your goal of RN. Mnemonics + Images + Descriptions = Accelerated Learning!No more wasted time! Now is the time to take your NCLEX studies seriously with these easy to understand memory aids from NRSNG.com. This book makes a wonderful addition to your other nursing books or a great gift for a the beloved nursing student in your life. LEARN :: Exactly what you need to know!There is no fluff or waste in this book. With 94 well explained and illustrated mnemonics you will get exactly what you need to learn some of the most difficult concepts in nursing school! Mnemonic Categories Include: Med SurgOB/PedsPharmacologyMental HealthFundamentalsThis is truly the complete mnemonic guide available for nursing students.



Hurst Reviews Medical Surgical Nursing Review

Hurst Reviews Medical Surgical Nursing Review Author Marlene Hurst
ISBN-10 0071597522
Release 2011-06-07
Pages 882
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Let Marlene Hurst show you the fastest – and most efficient way -- to learn Medical-Surgical Nursing 98% of Marlene Hurst’s students pass the NCLEX® That’s because Marlene knows that just memorizing facts isn’t enough – you need a strategy. In Medical-Surgical Nursing Review Marlene shows you how to apply critical thinking and test-taking skills rather than endure endless hours of memorization. With this proven, common sense approach, you’ll slash your study time and focus on what you really need to know in order to excel on this important course. Medical-Surgical Nursing Review includes practice questions at the end of each chapter, complete with answers and explanations, and a CD-ROM with an additional 300 practice questions and MP3 audio tips from the author. Marlene’s helpful icons make it easy and fun for you to learn medical-surgical nursing: Marlene Moments: Tell you humorous stories of common student situations and mistakes Deadly Dilemmas: Alert you to situations that could affect patient safety Here’s the Deal: Gives you an understanding of complex nursing and pathophysiology concepts Hurst Hint Helps you to understand core nursing content Factoids Teach you important clinical nursing facts and important points you need to know



Client Management Leadership Success

Client Management   Leadership Success Author Ray A Hargrove-Huttel
ISBN-10 9780803622425
Release 2008-11-10
Pages 380
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Prepares students to meet the challenges of setting priorities, delegating, and assigning nursing tasks and managing clients and nursing staff.



Mosby s Comprehensive Review of Nursing for the NCLEX RN Examination

Mosby s Comprehensive Review of Nursing for the NCLEX RN   Examination Author Patricia M. Nugent
ISBN-10 9780323293891
Release 2013-11-22
Pages 864
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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. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content may not be included.



Sandra Smith s Review for NCLEX RN R

Sandra Smith s Review for NCLEX RN R Author Lecturer Adult Nursing University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth North Dartmouth Massachusetts Marianne Barba P
ISBN-10 9781284048995
Release 2015-05-26
Pages 930
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Sandra Smith's Review for NCLEX-RN(r), Thirteenth Edition is a comprehensive and current evidence-based RN content review. Following the latest NCLEX-RN exam blueprint, it features 2,500 NCLEX(r) formatted practice questions with detailed answers and rationales that stimulate critical thinking. The reader-friendly approach includes a clear and concise outline format with study guidelines and test-taking strategies. It also covers all of the latest trends, evidence-based treatment guidelines, and additional updated information needed for safe clinical practice and patient care. New to this edition is an expanded emphasis on patient safety, the National Patient Safety Goals and NCLEX(r) examination preparation, ties to QSEN competencies, and a greater focus on evidence-based clinical practice. Please note, Navigate TestPrep must be purchased seperatel



Sandra Smith s Review for NCLEX RN

Sandra Smith s Review for NCLEX RN  Author Marianne P. Barba
ISBN-10 9781284048988
Release 2015-04-01
Pages 930
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Sandra Smith's Review for NCLEX-RN®, Thirteenth Edition is a comprehensive and current evidence-based RN content review. Following the latest NCLEX-RN exam blueprint, it features 2,500 NCLEX® formatted practice questions with detailed answers and rationales that stimulate critical thinking. The reader-friendly approach includes a clear and concise outline format with study guidelines and test-taking strategies. It also covers all of the latest trends, evidence-based treatment guidelines, and additional updated information needed for safe clinical practice and patient care. New to this edition is an expanded emphasis on patient safety, the National Patient Safety Goals and NCLEX® examination preparation, ties to QSEN competencies, and a greater focus on evidence-based clinical practice. Please note, Navigate TestPrep must be purchased seperately.



HESI Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX RN Examination

HESI Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX RN   Examination Author HESI
ISBN-10 9780323394666
Release 2016-07-18
Pages 408
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Want to cover EVERYTHING on the NCLEX-RN? HESI can help! The HESI Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 5th Edition provides a comprehensive, all-in-one review of the information you need to know to not only succeed on the NCLEX-RN exam but also on your program’s HESI exit exam. Written in an easy-to-read outline format, this trusted guide breaks down chapters by clinical areas and the concepts emphasized on the NCLEX-RN exam. Rationales are provided for any incorrect answers or areas of weakness to help strengthen your understanding. The companion Evolve website also offers 700 practice questions in both study and exam formats to give you valuable practice using the same electronic testing format you will face on the nursing school exit exam and on the NCLEX-RN exam. 700 NCLEX practice questions on the companion Evolve website include alternate item formats to provide a testing experience similar to the exit and NCLEX exams. Chapters organized by clinical area enables you to easily search for various topics to review. HESI Hint boxes spotlight important clinical information and concepts commonly tested on the NCLEX-RN exam. Critical thinking study questions (with rationales) reinforce key concepts and content. Fill-in-the-blank and prioritizing questions mirror the new alternate item format item types included on the NCLEX-RN exam. Pharmacology tables highlight the need-to-know drug therapy content emphasized on the NCLEX-RN exam. Consistent format and chapter organization make it easy to move between topics when reviewing. NEW! Updated content reflects the latest NCLEX-RN test plan. NEW! Updated medications and nursing interventions have been added based on the latest evidence-based practice. NEW! Revised chapter on pediatric nursing includes an updated immunization chart, referral websites, and new content on children with disabilities and chromosomal and genetic syndromes. NEW! Revised chapter on maternity nursing features updated CPR guidelines and medications for neonatal cardiac arrest, as well as new HESI Hints that reflect new modalities such as fetal cell-DNA analysis and current screening tools. NEW! Revised chapter on psychiatric nursing includes new information on autism spectrum disorders, as well as updates on DSM 5 changes. NEW! Revised chapter on geriatrics features new content on polypharmacy in the elderly, the Geriatric Depression Scale as an assessment tool, the Mini-Cog tool for mental status assessment, and new information on elder mistreatment in various settings.



Lippincott s Q A Review for NCLEX RN

Lippincott s Q A Review for NCLEX RN Author Diane Billings
ISBN-10 9781469896380
Release 2014-08-08
Pages 1180
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The 11th edition of Lippincott’s Q&A Review for NCLEX-RN provides the highest-quality practice questions, detailed rationales, and preparation strategies needed to succeed on the NCLEX-RN® examination. This revised reprint has been updated to ensure that content will help both U.S. and Canadian students to succeed on the licensure examination, with enhanced laboratory values, medication information, and diversity representation. The practice tests are organized into four major content areas: obstetrics, pediatrics, medical-surgical, and mental health nursing, and are followed by 6 comprehensive tests with a random selection of questions from all content areas. Other features include rationales for both incorrect and correct answers choices, all the types of alternate-format questions found on the NCLEX, an overview of the licensing examination, test-taking strategies for each question format, and study tips, including instructions for creating a personal study plan.



Prioritization Delegation and Assignment

Prioritization  Delegation  and Assignment Author Linda A. LaCharity
ISBN-10 9780323113441
Release 2013-11-22
Pages 256
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The only NCLEX review book on the market with a focus on prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment — just like the current NCLEX Examination itself! Using a unique simple-to-complex approach, Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment: Practice Exercises for the NCLEX® Examination, 3rd Editionestablishes your foundational knowledge in management of care, then provides exercises of increasing difficulty to help you build confidence in your prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment skills. "..certainly a great resource for use in any healthcare setting." Reviewed by Anne Duell on behalf of Nursing Times, September 2015 UNIQUE! Emphasis on the NCLEX Examination’s management-of-care focus addresses the heavy emphasis on prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment in the current NCLEX Examination (17–23% of the 2013 NCLEX-RN Exam). UNIQUE! Three-part organization establishes foundational knowledge and then provides exercises of increasing difficulty to help you build confidence in your prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment skills. Answer key at the back of the book offers a detailed rationale and an indication of the focus of the question to encourage formative assessment. Introduction chapter by delegation expert Ruth Hansten provides guidelines for prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment decisions as well as a concise, practical foundation on which Parts 2 and 3 build. Part 2: Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment in Common Health Scenarios give you practice in applying the principles from Part 1 with straightforward NCLEX-style multiple-choice, multiple-select, ordering, and short-answer questions to help you 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 utilizes unfolding cases that build on the skills learned in Part 2 to equip you to make sound decisions in realistic, complex health scenarios involving complicated health problems and/or challenging patient assignment decisions and help you learn to "think like nurses" by developing what Benner (2010) calls "clinical imagination." NEW! Fully interactive question functionality features optional online answer submission with automated scoring. NEW! The all-important QSEN initiative is addressed by: Introducing the QSEN initiative and QSEN competencies in Part I Including a new chapter focused primarily on safety and other "nursing fundamentals" issues



NCLEX PN Exam Cram

NCLEX PN Exam Cram Author Wilda Rinehart
ISBN-10 9780133831993
Release 2014-05-21
Pages 592
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This is the eBook version of the print title. The eBook edition does not provide access to the test engine and practice test that accompanies the print book. “The book offers a quick ‘cram’ approach to the NCLEX that is very user-friendly and not time-intensive. The overall approach is very learner-centered and the content is well-paced.” —Catherine Dearman, R.N., Ph.D. Covers exactly what you need to know to score higher on your NCLEX-PN® exam 445 sample test questions help you gain confidence and decide when you’re ready to take the actual exam Includes the popular Cram Sheet tearcard to help you remember key concepts and do extra last-minute studying Exam Alerts identify important information found on the exam Simplifies key medication aide concepts and techniques for easy learning Covers the critical information you’ll need to know to score higher on your NCLEX-PN exam! Discover how the NCLEX-PN exam works, and how best to prepare for it Understand essential disease processes, treatments, and diagnostic studies Care for clients with respiratory, genitourinary, hematopoietic, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, endocrine, cardiovascular, neurological, and many other disorders Serve maternal, infant, and pediatric clients Provide compassionate and effective psychiatric care Consider cultural, religious, and legal concerns associated with client care Review all stages of the nursing process: assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation Address client needs for a safe, effective-care environment; health promotion and maintenance; and psychosocial and physiological integrity