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 2016 with 2 Practice Tests

NCLEX PN Premier 2016 with 2 Practice Tests Author Kaplan Nursing
ISBN-10 9781506202174
Release 2016-02-02
Pages 336
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Pass the NCLEX-PN or your money back--guaranteed! Passing the NCLEX-PN 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-PN Premier 2016 with 2 Practice Tests shows you how to leverage your content knowledge to think like a nurse. Features: * 9 critical thinking paths to break down what exam questions are asking * 6 end-of-chapter practice sets to help you put critical thinking principles into action * 2 full-length practice tests to gauge your progress--one online, one in the book * Detailed rationales for all answer choices, correct and incorrect * 60 minutes of video tutorials, viewable both online and on DVD * Techniques for mastering the computer adaptive test * Digital version of the book for mobile study * Streamlined content review, organized along the exam's "Client Needs" framework * Review of all question types, including alternate-format questions With efficient test prep via online + book + DVD + mobile, Kaplan's NCLEX-PN Premier 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 Strategies for Test Success

Saunders Strategies for Test Success Author Linda Anne Silvestri
ISBN-10 PSU:000067150922
Release 2010
Pages 324
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This book and companion CD offer 500 questions to help readers practice the skills they are learning and gain realistic test-taking experience for the NCLEX examination. Key topics are covered including tips to help readers tackle any nursing test.



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.



Kozier Erb s Fundamentals of Nursing

Kozier   Erb s Fundamentals of Nursing Author Audrey T. Berman
ISBN-10 9780133975208
Release 2015-01-13
Pages 1632
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. 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.