NCLEX RN 2015 2016 Strategies Practice and Review with Practice Test

NCLEX RN 2015 2016 Strategies  Practice  and Review with Practice Test Author Kaplan
ISBN-10 9781506207599
Release 2015-09-09
Pages 540
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Pass the NCLEX-RN! NCLEX-RN 2015-2016 Strategies, Practice, and Review with Practice Test combines Kaplan's unique strategy guide with the most test-like questions available to help you to meet the challenges of this rigorous exam, including: * Full-length practice test * Chapter-end practice sets * In-depth analysis of NCLEX-RN question types * Review of exam content and structure * Review of alternate question types * Detailed answer explanations With challenging practice questions and a bold, user-friendly design, Kaplan's NCLEX-RN 2015-2016 Strategies, Practice, and Review with Practice Test will make you assured and confident on test day.



NCLEX RN 2016 Strategies Practice and Review with Practice Test

NCLEX RN 2016 Strategies  Practice and Review with Practice Test Author Kaplan Nursing
ISBN-10 9781506208442
Release 2016-03-29
Pages 540
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Pass the NCLEX-RN! Passing the NCLEX-RN exam is not just about what you know—it’s about how you think. With expert critical thinking strategies and targeted practice, Kaplan’s NCLEX-RN 2016 Strategies, Practice & Review with Practice Test shows you how to leverage your content knowledge to think like a nurse. Features: * 10 critical thinking paths to break down what exam questions are asking * 8 end-of-chapter practice sets to help you put critical thinking principles into action * Streamlined content review, organized along the exam’s “Client Needs” framework * Review of all question types, including alternate-format questions * Full-length practice test * Detailed rationales for all answer choices, correct and incorrect * Techniques for mastering the computer adaptive test With expert strategies and the most test-like questions anywhere, Kaplan's NCLEX-RN 2016 Strategies, Practice & Review with Practice Test will make you assured and confident on test day.



NCLEX PN 2015 2016 Strategies Practice and Review with Practice Test

NCLEX PN 2015 2016 Strategies  Practice  and Review with Practice Test Author Kaplan
ISBN-10 9781506207612
Release 2015-09-30
Pages 336
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Kaplan's NCLEX-PN 2015-2016 Strategies, Practice, and Review offers you the most effective methods available to guarantee a passing score. This guide features: * Full practice test with detailed answer explanations * Practice sets at the end of each chapter * In-depth review of all question types, including alternate-format questions * Information on the exam’s content and structure * Exclusive strategies for exam success, including computer adaptive test techniques With the most test-like questions anywhere, NCLEX-PN 2015-2016 Strategies, Practice, and Review will make you assured and confident on test day.



NCLEX RN Premier 2015 2016 with 2 Practice Tests

NCLEX RN Premier 2015 2016 with 2 Practice Tests Author Kaplan
ISBN-10 1618658743
Release 2015-02-03
Pages 540
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Pass the NCLEX-RN or your money back--guaranteed! NCLEX-RN Premier 2015-2016 with 2 Practice Tests combines Kaplan's unique strategy guide with the most test-like questions available to help you to meet the challenges of this exacting computer-adaptive test, including: * 2 practice tests (one in the book, one online) * DVD with 60 minutes of video tutorials led by noted NCLEX expert Barbara Irwin * Mobile study resources for prep on the go * Instant online analysis and feedback on your performance * In-depth analysis of NCLEX-RN question types, including alternate format questions * 47-item sample of Kaplan's rigorous NCLEX-RN Question Bank online * Detailed answer explanations * Tips for mastering the computer-adaptive test With efficient test prep via book + DVD + online + mobile, Kaplan's NCLEX-RN Premier 2015-2016 will make you assured and confident on test day.



NCLEX PN Premier 2015 2016 with 2 Practice Tests

NCLEX PN Premier 2015 2016 with 2 Practice Tests Author Kaplan
ISBN-10 9781506207605
Release 2015-09-30
Pages 336
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Pass the NCLEX-PN! Now with more online, mobile, and video resources, NCLEX-PN Premier 2015-2016 with 2 Practice Tests combines Kaplan's unique strategy guide with the most test-like questions available to help you to meet master this rigorous exam, including: * NEW! Full-length online practice test giving instant analysis and feedback on your performance * NEW! 60 minutes of video tutorials on critical concepts * NEW! Mobile version of the book for prep on the go * In-depth analysis of NCLEX-PN question types, including alternate-format questions * 47-item sample of Kaplan's rigorous NCLEX-PN Question Bank online * Detailed answer explanations * Information on the exam’s content and structure * Exclusive strategies for exam success, including computer adaptive test techniques With efficient test prep via book + online + mobile, Kaplan's NCLEX-PN Premier 2015-2016 with 2 Practice Tests will make you assured and confident on test day.



Medical Assistant Exam Strategies Practice Review with Practice Test

Medical Assistant Exam Strategies  Practice   Review with Practice Test Author Kaplan
ISBN-10 9781506209340
Release 2015-12-08
Pages 420
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Everything you need to pass the CMA and RMA exams. Medical Assistant Exam Strategies, Practice & Review with Practice Test provides targeted review and practice for the Certified Medical Assistant and Registered Medical Assistant exams, as well as a guide to the certification process. FEATURES: * Diagnostic test to target areas for score improvement * Review of all tested subjects for the CMA and RMA exams * End-of-chapter quizzes * Full-length practice test with 300 questions * Detailed answer explanations * Up-to-date information on exam content, structure, and registration * Analysis comparing/contrasting ICD-9 and ICD-10 * Current guidelines for Electronic Health Records * Career-development resources for medical assistants * Guidance on building and maintaining professional credentials



Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX RN Examination

Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX RN   Examination Author Linda Anne Silvestri
ISBN-10 9781455737529
Release 2013-12-07
Pages 1184
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Often called the ‘the best NCLEX® exam review book ever,’ Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination provides everything you need to prepare for the NCLEX exam — complete content review and over 5,100 NCLEX examination-style questions in the book and online. 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 you learn from your 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 updated to reflect the most current NCLEX test plan, Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 6th Edition is THE book of choice for NCLEX examination review. But don’t just take our word for it — read any customer review or ask your classmates to see why there's nothing else like it! UNIQUE! A detailed test-taking strategy and rationale is included for each question, offering clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option, and guiding you to remediation in Saunders Strategies for Test Success: Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX® Exam and Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Exam. UNIQUE! Priority Nursing Action boxes list actions for clinical emergent situations requiring immediate action, including a detailed rationale and textbook reference. All alternate item-format questions are included, with multiple response, prioritizing, fill-in-the-blank, figure/illustration, chart/exhibit, video, and audio questions to provide practice with prioritizing, decision-making, and critical thinking skills. UNIQUE! Pyramid Alert! boxes spotlight important nursing concepts and procedures, and include tips and shortcuts for remembering key information. Exam preparation chapters include test-taking strategies, the CAT format, transitional issues for the foreign-educated nurse, and the NCLEX-RN exam from a new graduate's perspective. A comprehensive exam consists of 85 questions that cover all content areas in the book and mirror the percentages identified in the NCLEX-RN examination test plan. NEW and UNIQUE! A summary of key changes to the 2013 NCLEX-RN test plan is included in the front of the book. New! More practice questions have been added to the book and online, bringing the total to 5,172 questions. New! Tracking of practice results on the Evolve companion website makes it easy to check your progress.



Saunders 2016 2017 Strategies for Test Success

Saunders 2016 2017 Strategies for Test Success Author Linda Anne Silvestri
ISBN-10 9780323296618
Release 2015-08-18
Pages 280
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Saunders 2016 2017 Strategies for Test Success

Saunders 2016 2017 Strategies for Test Success Author Linda Anne Silvestri
ISBN-10 9780323296625
Release 2015-07-29
Pages 280
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Take the anxiety out of taking any nursing test with Saunders 2016-2017 Strategies for Test Success: Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX Exam, 4th Edition. Written by the most trusted expert in NCLEX prep, Linda Silvestri, and updated to reflect the most current NCLEX test plans, this invaluable guide covers key topics like time management, critical thinking, and problem solving, with tips to help you overcome test anxiety and develop effective study habits. Learn how to confidently evaluate and identify the correct answer for a variety of test question types, including alternate item formats, with chapters on preparing for nursing exams, prioritization methods, and pharmacology questions, and practice your skills and gain realistic test-taking experience with the book and Evolve site’s 1,200 practice questions. 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. An 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. Coverage of detailed critical thinking methods offers valuable clues to help you analyze and uncover the correct answer option for all question types, including multiple-choice and alternate item-format questions. Helpful Tips for the Beginning Nursing Student highlight the most important concepts needed for exam success. Chapters on specific question content — such as prioritization, pharmacology, triage/disaster management, and delegation — provide numerous examples to prepare you for higher-level questions. UNIQUE! Student-to-Student Hints highlight real life strategies that have helped other students graduate from nursing school and pass the NCLEX exam. Online practice questions let you apply the strategies learned from the text in a realistic electronic testing environment. A fun, 4-color design features cartoons and bold designs to help engage visual learners. NEW! Thoroughly updated content reflects the most current NCLEX test plans. Summary information on the latest test plans is highlighted in chapter 4. NEW! Addition of SI units and removal of trade drug names reflect the upcoming changes to the NCLEX-RN test plan. NEW! 200 new practice questions bring the overall total to 1,200 questions on the Evolve site. NEW! Two-year revision cycle ensures that the content is current and covers all of the question types found on the NCLEX exam. NEW! Priority Concepts added to each question help readers link their concept-based classes and NCLEX prep.



Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX PN Examination

Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX PN   Examination Author Linda Anne Silvestri
ISBN-10 9781437709056
Release 2009-03-05
Pages 1056
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This truly unique, bestselling review and preparation resource offers the perfect combination of core content review, practice questions with comprehensive rationales, and detailed test-taking strategies and tips. Throughout the book, you’ll find Linda Silvestri’s hallmark Pyramid to Success learning features, which highlight key information, and more than 1,000 high-quality review questions that mirror the latest NCLEX-PN® test plan. The companion CD contains all of the questions from the book, plus over 2,600 additional practice questions in a flexible electronic format that allows you to customize your study experience and focus on those areas you need to review the most. Twelve pharmacology chapters, a medication and intravenous calculation chapter, and a pediatric medication administration chapter prepare you for the increase in pharmacology questions on the exam. 3,700 practice questions in the text and companion CD provide ample testing practice in both print and electronic format. Covers all types of alternate item format questions, including prioritizing, decision-making, and critical thinking to help you prepare for this crucial component of the exam. UNIQUE! The companion CD offers 3,700 practice questions that you can answer in both a study mode and an exam mode, as well as the option to answer only alternate item format questions or focus on questions in a specific area of nursing content, client needs, nursing process, or cognitive level. UNIQUE! Linda Silvestri’s hallmark test-taking strategies for each question offer important clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option. UNIQUE! Page references to Mosby or Saunders textbooks provide specific resources for further study and self-remediation. Each question is categorized by cognitive level, client needs area, integrated process, and clinical content area to allow you to focus on your area of weakness. Pyramid Terms at the beginning of each chapter give you a quick preview of key content. Pyramid Points throughout the content outlines highlight content that typically appears on the exam. Pyramid to Success sections at the beginning of each chapter or major unit of the book provide an overview of the chapter, guidance and direction regarding the focus of review in each content area, and its relative importance to the most recent NCLEX-PN® text plan. A comprehensive exam in the text features 85 questions related to all content areas and parallels the percentages identified in the NCLEX-PN® test plan. Completely updated content reflects the April 2008 NCLEX-PN® test plan, so you can be sure you’re using the most current information to prepare for the exam. A user-friendly, 2-color design helps you focus your studying on the most important information. Additional illustrations visually demonstrate key concepts to help improve your retention and recall for the exam. Audio questions on heart and lung sounds familiarize you with this anticipated new type of alternate item format question.



NCLEX RN EXCEL Second Edition

NCLEX RN   EXCEL  Second Edition Author Ruth A. Wittmann-Price, PhD, RN, CNE, CHSE, ANEF
ISBN-10 9780826128348
Release 2016-11-15
Pages 672
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Promotes mastery of the more challenging 2016 exam! This ultimate NCLEX-RN® review book that “helps you think like a nurse” has been fully updated to incorporate the 2016 test plan. Including more complex case studies to reflect the difficulty of the exam, this comprehensive review encourages active learning to master the content. Each evolving case study is broken down into realistic clinical problems that students can solve only by using the critical thinking skills necessary for the NCLEX-RN exam. Interspersed with over 700 interactive questions and rationales, audio-based questions, and electronic learning resources, the case studies mimic real-life nursing situations and provide models to help students problem-solve when taking the actual test. The review is presented in an enjoyable format without the drudgery of question after unrelated question or medical terminology flashcards. Multiple-choice questions, select all that apply, hot spots, matching, true and false, prioritizing, gaming, and calculations replicate the actual NCLEX-RN exam and keep students engaged throughout the review process. Each nursing specialty features a chapter on its specific pharmacology principles, culminating in a stand-alone chapter solely dedicated to reviewing pharmacological principles. Beyond its utility as an exam review, this resource is also a unique case study book designed to assist instructors in delivering content in an innovative format. New to the Second Edition: Fully updated to mirror the new 2016 test plan Reflects new changes in nursing, including prioritization, delegation, room assignment, The Joint Commission competencies, work-arounds, Situation, Background, Assessment, and Recommendation (SBAR) reporting, and value-based care More in-depth case studies to reflect greater exam complexity New chapters on gerontology nursing, men’s health, and veterans’ health New question types, including audio-based New e-learning component New responses to questions are defined by test plan categories and difficulty level Adds many new interactive questions and answers Key Features: Uses unfolding case study approach, integrating all patient care content areas with practice and professional roles Mirrors NCLEX test blueprint Offers an enjoyable study option distinct from traditional Q & A Provides over 700 questions and answers using varied NCLEX question styles Includes references at the end of chapters for self-remediation



Certified Nurse Educator CNE Review Manual Third Edition

Certified Nurse Educator  CNE  Review Manual  Third Edition Author Ruth A. Wittmann-Price, PhD, RN, CNE, CHSE, ANEF
ISBN-10 9780826161666
Release 2016-12-28
Pages 480
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Second Edition was Third Place Winner of the AJN Book of the Year Award! Reviews for the Second Edition: “This is a treasure trove for those preparing for the CNE examination. For those adding certification to their goals, this book is a must have.”-Doody’s Medical Reviews "I truly believe that your book made it possible for me to successfully complete the CNE exam! It truly is the only book you need to pass the CNE exam - I'm living proof! Thanks so much! I learned a lot from your book and intend to keep it on my desk for future reference!"-Sue Carroll, MSN, RNSentara College of Health Sciences The third edition of this classic study guide for nurse educators taking the CNE exam continues to be the only concise review book to feature a systematic approach to exam preparation. Presented in both book and ebook format, it is updated throughout and includes a more in-depth focus on distance learning modes along with new content on global initiatives and interdisciplinary and interprofessional education. The majority of Q & As are revised to reflect a highter integrative and application focus, and 100 new questions have been added throughout the book for a total of 350 questions. Chapter references are updated to provide opportunity for further study. The third edition is also geared for use by nurse educators in Canada who intend to take the CNE exam. The CNE review, designed for use by both novice and expert nurse educators, incorporates all content areas designated by the National League for Nursing as essential knowledge in the field. It is formatted to closely reflect the test blueprint. Valuable features include case studies and critical thinking questions, Evidence-Based Teaching Practice boxes, Teaching Gems offering advice from practice experts, review questions at the end of each chapter, and a practice CNE exam with answers and rationales. New to the Third Edition: More in-depth focus on distance learning modes New content on global nitiatives Additional information on interdisciplinary and interprofessional educatio 100 additional review questions reflecting a higher integrative and application focus Designed for use by Canadian test-takers CNE App available as separate purchase with updated Q&As and rationales Key Features: Offers systematic approach to exam preparation Closely reflects the NLN test blueprint Highlights areas designated by NLN as essential knowledge Includes case studies, critical thinking questions, 350 practice questions with rationale, and practice test Provides Evidence-Based Teaching Practice Boxes and Teaching Gems from practice experts



Contemporary Nursing

Contemporary Nursing Author Barbara Cherry, MSN
ISBN-10 9780323390224
Release 2016-02-01
Pages 536
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Thoroughly prepare for the rapidly evolving world of nursing with Contemporary Nursing: Issues, Trends, & Management, 7th Edition. Expert authors Barbara Cherry and Susan Jacob combine their own expertise from both academics and practice as they cover the relevant issues affecting today's nurses. In 28 chapters, including a new chapter on palliative care, this comprehensive new edition takes readers through the evolution of nursing, the role of the nurse today, safe and effective decision-making, collaboration and communication, leadership, job opportunities, and a number of timely issues affecting healthcare and nursing practice today. Full-color design enhances the narrative with a clear, visually appealing explanation of concepts. Humorous cartoons open each chapter to illustrate the chapter themes. Vignettes at the beginning of each chapter personalize nursing history and practice and help readers understand their place in the profession. Questions to Consider While Reading This Chapter follow the vignettes and prepare the reader for the topic to be discussed. Key terms, learning outcomes, chapter overviews, and chapter summaries help readers focus their learning experience. Unit on Leadership and Management in Nursing includes content to prepare nurses to effectively function in the management roles expected of the professional nurse. Unit on Career Management provides strategies on how to make the transition from student to practitioner and tips on how to pass the NCLEX-RN Examination. Case studies help readers apply theory to clinical practice. NEW! Chapter on palliative care focuses on how to best provide patients with relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness, and how to improve the quality of life for both the patient and family. NEW! Combined chapter on quality improvement and QSEN keeps readers up to date on the latest competencies from the Institute of Medicine. NEW! Professional/Ethical Issue boxes provide a short scenario about an ethical issue related to the chapter content. NEW! Updated coverage reflects the latest NCLEX test plan. NEW! Incorporation of Triple Aim in healthcare discusses ways to improve the health of the population, enhance the experience and outcomes of the patient, and reduce per capita cost of care for the benefit of communities. NEW! Expanded coverage of working in an interdisciplinary team reflects the changing healthcare landscape and need to work in collaboration with a variety of healthcare specialists.



Saunders Student Nurse Planner 2014 2015

Saunders Student Nurse Planner  2014 2015 Author Susan C. deWit
ISBN-10 9780323296557
Release 2014-10-07
Pages 312
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Much more than just a study calendar, Saunders Student Nurse Planner, 2014-2015 will quickly become your lifeline with its wealth of organizational tools, clinical information, and helpful nursing school guidance all within one compact and versatile resource. Designed specifically for busy nursing students like you, this planner s strategies for time management and stress-reduction, NCLEX Exam review questions and study tips, and abundance of helpful clinical tools can significantly relieve the common aches and pains of nursing school and help you perform to your fullest potential both inside the classroom and throughout clinical practice. "..so much included in such a small space and is really handy as an all in one quick reference guide, diary and planner." Reviewed by Jade Day on behalf of Nursing Times, September 2015 Updated information on common therapeutic diets includes gluten- and lactose-free, high-fiber, and the DASH Eating Plan. FOUR Score Neurological Assessment Scale guides you in assessing a patient’s level of consciousness. Time-saving, compact design provides a clean and efficient layout that is easy to take to bring along to class and clinical rotations. Time management strategies help you perform to your fullest potential. Advice on study skills and stress reduction techniques improve your focus and increase efficiency — giving you the edge you need to succeed. Alternate-format questions (explanation and examples) and information on taking the NCLEX exam help prepare you for the licensure exam. Getting the Most from the Clinical Experience chapter educates you on patient safety, communication with patients and colleagues, and documentation. The Joint Commission’s "Do Not Use" List of dangerous abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols appears inside the front cover. Clinical Quick Reference chapter provides you with essential clinical tools and information in a concise, accessible format, and includes: Commonly used abbreviations, symbols, and notations Perioperative care and Joint Commission safety guidelines for surgery Fall risk factors and assessment Most commonly used IV fluids table HIPAA requirements for confidentiality Safety guidelines to prevent medication errors Pain assessment tools Signs of geriatric and pediatric abuse Glasgow Coma Scale Tips for troubleshooting IV pumps Braden Scale for Predicting Pressure Sore Risk Common lab test values MyPlate dietary guidelines



Critical Thinking Clinical Reasoning and Clinical Judgment

Critical Thinking  Clinical Reasoning  and Clinical Judgment Author Rosalinda Alfaro-LeFevre
ISBN-10 9780323429313
Release 2015-12-04
Pages 288
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What's behind every healed patient? Critical thinking! And what book best equips you to master the critical thinking skills needed for success on the NCLEX examination and in professional nursing practice? Alfaro's Critical Thinking, Clinical Reasoning, and Clinical Judgment, 6th Edition! With a motivational style and insightful "how-to" approach, this unique textbook draws upon real-life scenarios and evidence-based strategies as it guides you in learning to think critically in clinically meaningful ways. The new edition features a more streamlined, full-color design, and expanded coverage on some of key trends, including: interdisciplinary care teams, competency-based education, the IOM’s Leading Health Indicators, legal considerations, the effects of the Affordable Care Act, and much more. If you want to truly succeed in nursing practice today and be thinking-oriented rather than task-oriented, then look no further than this one-of-a-kind textbook. Simple approach and motivational writing style include vivid examples, memorable anecdotes, and real case scenarios to make content come alive. Practical strategies to promote critical thinking, clinical reasoning, and clinical judgment are incorporated along with supporting evidence as to why the strategies work. Focus on application (or "how to") and inclusion of supporting rationales (theory) make difficult concepts easy to learn. Critical thinking indicators feature evidence-based descriptions from the author of behaviors that promote critical thinking in nursing practice. Highlighted features and sections — such as Chapter at a Glance, Pre-Chapter Self-Tests, Guiding Principles, Critical Moments, Other Perspectives, Think-Pair-Share, Help Me Out cartoons, real-life clinical scenarios, key points, critical thinking exercises, and more — promote independent learning. UNIQUE! Brain-based learning principles utilize strategies that challenge the mind and are incorporated throughout the text. Timely coverage includes topical issues, such as: problem-focused versus outcome-focused thinking, prioritizing, developing a culture of safety, healthy work environments, expanding roles related to diagnosis and management, applying delegation principles, evidence-based practice, improving grades and passing tests the first time, NCLEX preparation, ensuring documentation reflects critical thinking, communication and interpersonal skills, strategies for common workplace challenges, and more. Inclusion of ethics- and standards-based professional practice reflects today’s professional climate which demands increasing accountability. Incorporation of cultural, spiritual, and lifespan content along with the nurse’s role in hospitals, communities, and long-term care settings presents a broad approach to critical thinking. Discussion of Tanner and Benner’s most recent work on what the research says about critical thinking and clinical judgment in nursing keeps readers up to date on the evidence-based side of practice. Coverage of IOM, QSEN, and other patient safety standards also keeps readers up to date on safe and effective nursing care.



Kozier and Erb s Fundamentals of Nursing

Kozier and Erb s Fundamentals of Nursing Author Audrey Berman
ISBN-10 0133974367
Release 2015-01-05
Pages 1512
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For fundamentals of nursing courses in the nursing curriculum Help each student think like a nurse using a clear, consistent approach Consistency and accessibility are essential to student success in the Fundamentals of Nursing course. With its clear, approachable, writing style, Kozier & Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing sets the foundation for nursing excellence. Coverage of the key concepts of contemporary nursing, as well as the latest nursing evidence, standards, and competencies, helps prepare readers to become effective nurses. To help students develop their clinical-reasoning abilities, new QSEN features draw connections to actual nursing practice. All basic and fundamental skills for the registered nurse are described within the nursing process. Students will learn to think like nurses as they see how the material they are reading is applied in nursing practice. Also available with MyNursingLab® This title is also available with MyNursingLab--an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to engage students in the Fundamentals of Nursing course and improve results. Its guided learning path is proven to help students think like a nurse as they move beyond memorization to true understanding through application. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyNursingLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyNursingLab, search the Pearson website. MyNursingLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyNursingLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. Offer a consistent, seamless skills component Because the Berman textbook and Skills books are written by the same author team, fundamentals students experience a seamless presentation, style, and experience throughout. Contact your Pearson representative to package Kozier & Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing, Tenth Edition with the authors' Skills in Clinical Nursing, Eighth Edition ISBN: 013399743X.



Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Second Edition

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing  Second Edition Author Jeffrey Jones
ISBN-10 082613128X
Release 2016-03-28
Pages 608
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" The editors and contributors are to be congratulated for their clear effort to bring some degree of correction to the singular emphasis on pharmacotherapyÖWhile it is clear that pharmacotherapy has a role to play in treatment, it is equally clear that the use of relationships as therapy has an equal if not more important role to playÖThere are several other features of this text that commend it to the student and the nurse seeking a review or a refresher course. First, the authors have done an excellent job in noting historical contextÖ Second, [they] have made extensive use of the current research literature." - Grayce M. Sills, PhD, RN, FAAN Thoroughly updated to correlate with DSM 5 diagnostic descriptions and QSEN guidelines, the second edition of this highly acclaimed undergraduate psychiatric nursing text features concrete strategies for establishing interpersonal relationships as the basis not only for working with the psychiatric patient population, but as a timeless foundation for all nursing practice. The text guides students through the essential phases of self-discovery necessary to integrate interpersonal nursing theory into practice. Modules designed to foster growth in therapeutic use of self, including the importance of boundary management, are integrated with psychodynamic and current neurobiological theories to provide sturdy theoretical underpinnings for practice. A wealth of descriptive psychiatric diagnoses, QSEN criteria, and NANDA-based care plans, case scenarios, evidence-based practice, patient and family education tips, drug summary lists, and complementary and alternative therapy approaches populate the text. The main body of the book focuses on common mental illnesses and weaves both the psychodynamic and neurobiological concepts into evidence-based strategies for nursing interventions. Additional features such as examples of therapeutic dialogue and a "Consumer's Perspective" featuring an actual consumer's voice relating personal experience about living with a specific illness, provide further guidance in understanding and adopting a relationship-based approach to nursing. Web links facilitate quick access to additional information and NCLEX-style review questions prepare students for passing the NCLEXô exam. New to the Second Edition: Revisions correlate to DSM 5 descriptions, QSEN criteria and NANDA nursing diagnoses Provides new information on psychopharmacology, compassion fatigue and a recovery model, use of informed consent, and cognitive behavioral therapy Presents updates on complementary and alternative interventions Includes expanded content on cultural and lifespan considerations related to mental health care worldwide Key Features: Focuses on interpersonal relationships and boundary navigation as the foundation for practice Promotes psychodynamic and neurobiological perspectives within ISPN curricular guidelines Written by national and international experts in nursing education and psychiatric/mental heath practice Includes digital student companion with key chapter concepts and critical thinking questions for practice situations Provides digital faculty resources including power point slides, expanded test bank, case studies, and critical thinking exercises