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Adult CCRN Certification Review

Author: Ann J. Brorsen,Keri R. Rogelet

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1284044157

Category: Medical

Page: 425

View: 8258

Adult CCRN Certification Review, Second Edition is the perfect study guide for nurses preparing to take the Adult CCRN exam administered by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). First introduced in 1976, CCRN certification reflects expertise for nurses providing care to acutely or critically ill adults and their families in areas such as intensive and cardiac care units, trauma units, or critical care transport. Completely updated and revised, Adult CCRN Certification Review, Second Edition contains more than 1,200 questions with comprehensive rationales on a broad range of topics divided into sections similar to those found on the Adult CCRN Test Plan. New to this edition are sections on behavioral/psychosocial issues and special populations in critical care. Included with each new print book is an online Access Code for Navigate TestPrep, a dynamic and fully hosted online assessment tool designed to help nurses prepare for certification examinations by offering the book’s questions, detailed rationales, and reporting. * Randomized questions from the book create new exams on each attempt * Monitors results on practice examinations with score and time tracking * Reporting tools evaluate progress and results
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Adult CCRN Certification Review

Think in Questions, Learn by Rationale

Author: Kendra Menzies Kent, MS, RN-BC, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN, TCRN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826198341

Category: Medical

Page: 512

View: 1104

"It does an excellent job of reviewing the relevant content, with good thought-provoking questions. It is followed by NCLEX style questions and rationales. The book is thorough and current... The author does a very good job of covering important critical care content and includes questions with a variety of difficulty. The book is easy to use and will be an excellent resource for any nurse preparing for the CCRN exam." Score: 100, 5 Stars.--Doody's Medical Reviews This innovative review for experienced critical care nurses preparing for the Adult CCRN (criticalcare registered nurse) examination has been finely honed to provide an effective balance of clinicaljudgmentñenhancing content review in the form of thousands of questions, answers, and hints. Alsoincluded are practice CCRN-style Q&A, test-taking skills, and thorough coverage of the CCRN testblueprint. Written by a well-known CCRN instructor, the review features a ìThink in Questionsî format,which helps readers to anticipate the kinds of questions that might be asked, and promotes critical thinkingthroughout the exam. This format guides candidates through each topic with a short content reviewfollowed by an innovative Q&A Socratic-style reasoning process to assist in arriving at the best clinicaljudgment. The review also features a separate section devoted to the professional caring and ethical practiceportion of the exam, as well as a bonus of more than 200 CCRN-style review questions following the examíscontent blueprint. These questions, in simulated exam format, are answered along with a rationale for each.The review is both comprehensive and user friendly, featuring ìbite-sizeî sections for easier learning andmemorization, and plentiful tables and charts. Additionally, the review includes a section on test-takingskills, specific guidance on preparing for the certification exam, and useful hints related to the CCRN examformat. Other helpful features include a study plan and guide for nurses to follow. Key Features: Covers content review, practice CCRN-style Q&A, test-taking skills, and the CCRN testblueprint format Goes beyond mere memorization of facts with ìThink in Questionsî Socratic-style content reviewin the form of over 1,000 critical-thinking questions and hints Contains ìbite-sizeî sections for each topic for easier learning and memorization Contains a separate section regarding the professional caring and ethical practice portion of the exam Includes a section on test-taking skills and study plan to improve study habits CCRN is a registered service mark of AACN Certification Corporation, which neither sponsors nor endorses this product.
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Adult Ccrn Exam Secrets, Study Guide: Ccrn Test Review for the Critical Care Nurses Certification Examinations

Author: Ccrn Exam Secrets Test Prep Team

Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC

ISBN: 9781516705566

Category: Medical

Page: 274

View: 3117

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Adult CCRN Exam Secrets helps you ace the Critical Care Nurses Certification Examinations without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Adult CCRN Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Adult CCRN Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to CCRN Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Content review including: Coronary Artery Syndromes, Myocardial Infarctions, Papillary Muscle Rupture, Venous Insufficiency, Acute Venous Thromboembolism, Anticoagulants, Carotid Artery Stenosis, Intraaortic Balloon Pump, Pulmonary Embolism, Chronic Bronchitis, Emphysema, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Thoracic Surgery, Hemothorax, Pulmonary Pharmacology, Arterial Blood Gases, Respiratory Acidosis, Airway Management, Therapeutic Gases, Ventilator Weaning, Thoracentesis, Bronchoscopy, Endocrine, Acute Hypoglycemia, Ketoacidosis, Parathyroid Dysfunction, Cushing Syndrome, Morphology, Hematology, Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate, Sickle Cell Disease, Cryoprecipitate, Neurology, Cerebral Aneurysms, Cerebral Vasospasm, Brain Death, and much more...
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Barron's CCRN Exam

Author: Patricia Juarez

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series

ISBN: 9781438004587

Category: Medical

Page: 360

View: 5642

Achieving certification in Critical Care Nursing is a major professional accomplishment. But in order to reach that important milestone, you need to pass the CCRN exam. Barron’s CCRN Exam guide provides all of the key concepts test-takers need to master in order to pass the adult critical care nursing certification exam. This book features: A 25-question pre-test, to help pinpoint areas in need of intensive study Detailed subject reviews of such topics as Cardiovascular Concepts, Pulmonary Concepts, Professional Caring and Ethical Practice, and more, along with corresponding practice questions 2 full-length sample CCRN tests, each with 150 multiple choice questions and fully-explained answers 650 practice questions overall, for review and study CCRNs who have successfully passed the test report that self-testing with sets of practice questions such as these is an excellent strategy for success. Don’t take chances with your certification—let Barron’s CCRN® Exam help you achieve the next level of professional achievement. BONUS ONLINE PRACTICE TEST: Students who purchase this book will also get FREE access to one additional full-length online CCRN exam with all questions answered and explained.
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Pediatric CCRN Certification Review

Author: Ann J. Brorsen,Keri R. Rogelet

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449615791

Category: Medical

Page: 432

View: 5461

Pediatric CCRN Certification Review is an essential guide for critical care nurses preparing for the Pediatric CCRN exam. Containing more than 1,200 practice questions with rationales representative of those found on the Pediatric CCRN exam, it offers a succinct, yet comprehensive review of the core material. Organized to provide essential test taking strategies and techniques for passing the exam, Pediatric CCRN Certification Review explores the Synergy Model, cardiovascular and pulmonary systems, neurology, renal, gastrointestinal, hematology, immunology, endocrine, multisystem, and behavioral issues. Included with the book is an online access code for JB TestPrep, our online interactive testing program, to help you pass the exam. Don’t forget to visit our new nursing certification website: www.NursingCertificationSuccess.com
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PCCN Certification Review

Author: Brorsen,Keri R. Rogelet

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1284111180

Category: Medical

Page: 376

View: 2445

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Neonatal Certification Review for the CCRN and RNC High-Risk Examinations

Author: Keri R. Rogelet,Ann J. Brorsen

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284101592

Category: Medical

Page: 378

View: 6704

Neonatal Certification Review for the CCRN and RNC High-Risk Examinations, Second Edition is an invaluable review guide to prepare for certification as a neonatal nurse. Ideal for those seeking the RNC credential in Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (RNC-NIC) or the neonatal CCRN credential, it also offers helpful information about Low Risk Neonatal Nursing (RNC-LRN) certification. Completely updated and revised, the Second Edition contains more than 1,000 questions with comprehensive answer rationales on a broad range of topics, test-taking strategies, and a new section on breastfeeding. Please note, TestPrep must be purchased separately and is not included in the eBook.
Intensive care nursing

Pass CCRN!

Author: Robin Dennison

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780323009997

Category: Intensive care nursing

Page: 792

View: 2906

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AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing Pocket Handbook, Second Edition

Author: Marianne Chulay,Suzanne Burns,American Association of Critical-Care Nurses AACN

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071702733

Category: Medical

Page: 195

View: 5997

Essential Data Critical Care Nurses Must Know Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, this go-anywhere handbook features tables and figures that encapsulate all the information required to give safe and effective care to critically ill patients. Contents include: Critical Care Drug Tables • Normal Values for Laboratory Tests and Physiologic Parameters • Lists of Assessment Components • Cardiac Rhythms: ECG Characteristics and Treatment Guides, Including Sample Rhythm Strips • 12-Lead ECG Changes in Acute Myocardial Ischemia and Infarct • Troubleshooting Guide for Hemodynamic Monitoring Equipment • Indications for Mechanical Ventilation • Weaning Assessment Tool • ACLS Algorithms.
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Psychiatric Nursing Certification Review Guide for the Generalist and Advanced Practice Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse

Author: Victoria Mosack

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449610935

Category: Medical

Page: 290

View: 6979

Developed especially for practicing nurses preparing for the certification examination offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Psychiatric Nursing Certification Review Guide for the Generalist and Advanced Practice Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse provides a succinct, yet comprehensive review of the core material. This book has been organized to give the reviewer test taking strategies and techniques and sample 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. The Third Edition has been completely revised and updated to reflect current guidelines and information from the latest version of the DSM IV-TR. The medications and use of medications has also been updated to reflect proper usage and doses.
Medical

Pharmacy Technician Certification Review and Practice Exam

Author: Barbara Lacher

Publisher: ASHP

ISBN: 1585282995

Category: Medical

Page: 176

View: 7660

Whether you are studying for one of the national pharmacy technician certification exams for the first time or need practice for recertification, the new Pharmacy Technician Certification Review and Practice Exam and accompanying TechPrep™ CD have everything you need to pass with flying colors. Features:· New content that aligns with the latest certification competencies.· Brand new and updated self-assessment questions.· Extensive calculations review material.· An entire chapter on test-taking tips and strategies for success.· Printed practice exam for instant self-assessment and testing. The Pharmacy Technician Certification Review and Practice Exam, third edition comespackaged with thenew TechPrep™ CD! TechPrep™ contains more than 1,000 review questions to help readers prepare for national technician certification exams. A robust Practice Session feature allows users to create custom quizzes by setting topic area, time, and number of questions. The Simulated Exam function lets readers practice their test skills by providing a 90 question, 120 minute test, with questions weighted to mimic national certification exams. Students using TechPrep™ receive instant, automated scoring, and can quickly identify areas they’ve mastered, or practice subjects where they need improvement. Alone or with the new edition of the Manual for Pharmacy Technicians, 4th Edition andall-new Workbook for the Manual for Pharmacy Technicians, the Pharmacy Technician Review Guide and Practice Exam offers the most comprehensive review to help you achieve certification!
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Foundations of Clinical Nurse Specialist Practice, Second Edition

Author: Janet S. Fulton, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, ANEF, FAAN,Brenda L. Lyon, PhD,Kelly A. Goudreau, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826129676

Category: Medical

Page: 512

View: 3716

2014 AJN Book of the Year Award Winner in Advanced Practice Nursing, First Place Designated a Doody's Core Title! "This widely acclaimed resource has been improved with this update. It is an excellent addition to the library of clinical nurse specialist students, faculty, and current practitioners. The release of the second edition ensures that the information is current for the ever-changing healthcare environment." Score: 100, 5 stars Now in its second edition, this highly acclaimed text remains the only cohesive, comprehensive textbook and professional reference for CNS education and practice. Supported by theory, research, and current literature, the text focuses on CNS roles and scope of practice, expanding opportunities in primary and home care settings, and on outcomes of CNS practice across the care continuum. This second edition reflects two emerging trends affecting CNS practice: an increased focus on transitional care (continuity across the care setting continuum) and new Centers for Medicare Services reimbursement rules related to pressure ulcers, fall and infection prevention, and pain management. Additionally, the second edition places increased emphasis on CNS practice outcomes and newly emerging roles in chronic illness management in primary and home care settings. Contributors to this edition represent the ìWhoís Whoî of CNS Nursing. Outstanding features include text boxes throughout that highlight core competencies and practice outcomes identified in NACNSís Statement on Clinical Nurse Specialist Practice and Education. Additional chapter features include discussion questions, analysis and synthesis exercises, and clinical application considerations. The text also contains four models of CNS specialty care, and 10 exemplars of CNS practice, all including outcomes. New to the Second Edition: Increased focus on transitional care, primary care, program evaluation, and opportunities for CNS within the ACO and Medicare Emphasis on CNS role and practice outcomes pertaining to care of pressure ulcers, fall and infection prevention, and pain management New chapter on Program Evaluation New chapter on Affordable Care Organizations: New Horizons for CNS Practice New chapter on economics of CNS practice New chapter on CNS in primary care
Medical

Critical Care Nursing Certification: Preparation, Review, and Practice Exams, Sixth Edition

Author: Thomas Ahrens,Donna Prentice,Ruth Kleinpell

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071701923

Category: Medical

Page: 701

View: 784

The best review available for Critical Care certification A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011! Critical Care Nursing Certification is a complete step-by-step guide that thoroughly covers everything you need to know to pass the examination administered by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN). Presented in short, easy-to-read chapters, the book includes subject-specific practice exams, allowing you to target your study and quickly identify weak areas. In addition, the handy "Editor's Note" feature explains changes to the exam, highlights what's important, and alerts you to the number of questions you should expect on a given topic. Everything you need to pass the Critical Care certification exam: NEW! Companion CD-ROM containing two complete practice exams NEW! A section on behavioral and psychological factors in critical care NEW! Expanded neurology section Valuable test-taking tips to help you perform your best on the exam A practice exam at the end of each part of the book Content that includes every topic you will see on the exam: Cardiovascular; Pulmonary; Endocrine; Immunology and Hematology; Neurology; Gastroenterology; Renal; Multiorgan Problems; Synergy; Behavior
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Nursing Exam Review eBook

Author: Nancy DiDona

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284104826

Category: Medical

Page: 200

View: 781

Nursing Exam Review: Strategies and Skills, Second Edition is a unique eBook that presents a 5-step approach to answering nursing exam questions and focuses on essential test taking strategies. Accompanying each step in the approach are practice questions, anecdotes from nurses who’ve passed nursing exams, hints, tricks, and proven guidelines. The Second Edition includes a more general approach and numerous new strategies.
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Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing

Author: AACN,AWHONN,NANN

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323392407

Category: Medical

Page: 168

View: 9771

Get ready for your neonatal intensive care nursing certification exam with the only review developed in collaboration with three leading nursing organizations! From AACN, AWHONN, and NANN, Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 5th Edition prepares you for your examination with hundreds of high-quality study questions and realistic test simulation. Based on the latest test plans of the AACN’s CCRN®-Neonatal exam and the NCC’s Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (RNC-NIC) exam, review questions cover the changes to the Core Curriculum and reflect the latest evidence, essential knowledge, and best practices. New to this edition are three new chapters and 225 completely new review questions. This powerful study tool offers unparalleled preparation for your certification exam! Endorsed by the three most authoritative associations in neonatal intensive care nursing: the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN); the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN); and the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN). Realistic exam practice is offered through 675 total questions that mirror the certification exam content, the multiple-choice question format, and the distribution of content. Answers are provided for each question, accompanied by rationales and references, to enhance your understanding of the material. Online flexibility allows you to organize review questions and test format by your preferred examination, either the AACN or NCC. Online exam simulation - included free with each new copy of the book - mirrors the test-taking experience with an interactive, timed format. Customized study lets you choose whether to work through online questions in Study Mode or Examination Mode. Online remediation includes rationales for both correct and incorrect answers, and in-book remediation provides rationales for correct answers. A compact, portable size makes the book easier to study anytime, anywhere. 225 NEW review questions include 75 in the book and 150 additional online questions on the Evolve companion website. Thoroughly UPDATED review content reflects AACN’s latest CCRN®-Neonatal exam and the NCC’s latest Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (RNC-NIC) exam, information in Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 5th Edition, and the newest evidence-based guidelines for neonatal critical care. NEW! Three new chapters include Grieving Process, Quality Improvement, and Facilitation of Learning. NEW focus on culturally sensitive care is included in an expanded Family Integration and Culturally Sensitive Care chapter. UPDATED rationales in the Answer Key are referenced to the most recent literature and evidence-based guidelines. Compatibility with IPads, iPhones, and other mobile devices allows online exam practice that is easy and convenient.

Trauma Certified Registered Nurse Ncents Examination Review

Think in Questions, Learn by Rationales

Author: Kendra Menzies Kent

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780826131942

Category:

Page: 400

View: 7462

"Promotes critical thinking with Socratic-style reasoning process" This is a comprehensive review for the new Trauma-Certified Registered Nurse Ncents Exam, featuring innovative clinical judgment-enhancing content review, 500practice test Q&As with rationales, test-taking skills, and in-depth coverage of the test blueprint. The "Review "is distinguished by its unique AuThink in Questions Au format, which helps readers to anticipate the kinds of questions that might be asked, and promotes critical thinking throughout theexam. The content review is comprised of bite-size sections for easier learning and memorization that include thousands of unfolding questions, answers, and hints. The "Review Aos" user-friendly format guides candidates through each topic with a short content review followed by a Socratic-style Q&A reasoningprocess to assist in arriving at the best possible clinical judgment. It also includes plentiful tables and charts to reinforce learning, a chapter ontest-taking skills, specific guidance on preparing for the certification exam, and useful suggestions related to the exam format. Key Features: Goes beyond mere memorization of facts with "Think in Questions" Socratic-style content review Provides content review, practice exam-style Q&A with rationales, test-taking skills, and test blueprint format Includes thousands of unfolding questions, answers and hints Contains "bite-size" sections for each topic for easier learning and memorization Includes 500 exam-style questions with rationales "

Ace the CCRN®

Practice Review Book

Author: Nicole Kupchick

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780997834901

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 3563

Congratulations on taking a step toward becoming certified! Ace the CCRN(R) You Can Do It! Practice Review Questions book was designed to challenge your knowledge using practice questions following AACN's test blueprint for the CCRN(R) examination. The book contains hundreds of practice questions and provides rationales for each of the questions.
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AACN Certification and Core Review for High Acuity and Critical Care

Author: American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9781416035923

Category: Medical

Page: 180

View: 6094

This updated edition helps readers assess and build their knowledge of critical care nursing as they prepare for the certification exam. The book consists of three 200-question sample examinations that provide extensive practice and review key content. An in-depth rationale, complete with references, is included for each question.
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TCRN Certification Review

Author: Ann J. Brorsen

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284150593

Category: Medical

Page: 400

View: 3441

TCRN Certification Review is an essential study guide for nurses preparing to take the newly established Trauma Certified Registered Nurse (TCRN) exam developed by the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN). It includes more than 900 questions and answers with rationales representative of the BCEN Content Outline.
Medical

Review Guide for LPN/LVN Pre-Entrance Exam

Author: National League for Nursing

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0763762709

Category: Medical

Page: 396

View: 6285

A guide to preparing for the LPN/LVN pre-entrance nursing exam, featuring subject reviews, over one thousand practice questions and three practice exams with answers, test-taking tips, and a companion CD.