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The Resource NCLEX-RN 2015-2016 : strategies, practice, & review with practice test, Barbara J. Irwin, MSN, RN, Judith A. Burckhardt, PHD, RN

NCLEX-RN 2015-2016 : strategies, practice, & review with practice test, Barbara J. Irwin, MSN, RN, Judith A. Burckhardt, PHD, RN

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NCLEX-RN 2015-2016 : strategies, practice, & review with practice test
Title
NCLEX-RN 2015-2016
Title remainder
strategies, practice, & review with practice test
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Barbara J. Irwin, MSN, RN, Judith A. Burckhardt, PHD, RN
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Kaplan NCLEX-RN 2015-2016
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eng
Summary
"Kaplan NCLEX-RN strategies, practice, and review includes: full practice test with; detailed rationales; analysis of all question types; review of alternate format questions; exclusive strategies for exam success; includes computer adaptive test techniques; 47-item preview of Kaplan's online NCLEX-PN Question Bank"--P. [4] of cover
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ON8
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Irwin, Barbara J
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illustrations
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index present
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non fiction
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  • Burckhardt, Judith A.
  • Kaplan, Inc
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  • Nursing
  • Nursing
  • National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses
  • Nurses
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NCLEX-RN 2015-2016 : strategies, practice, & review with practice test, Barbara J. Irwin, MSN, RN, Judith A. Burckhardt, PHD, RN
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Includes index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Part. 1: NCLEX-RN exam overview and test taking strategies. 1. Overview of the NCLEX-RN exam : What is the NCLEX-RN exam? ; Content of the NCLEX-RN exam -- 2. General and computer adaptive test strategies : Standardized exams ; What behaviors does the NCLEX-RN exam test? ; Strategies that don't work on the NCLEX-RN exam ; Becoming a better test taker ; NCLEX-RN exam question types ; Alternate test questions ; Multiple-choice test questions ; Critical thinking strategies ; Reword the question ; Eliminate incorrect answer choices ; Don't predict answers ; Recognize expected outcomes ; Read answer choices to obtain clues -- 3. NCLEX-RN exam strategies : The NCLEX-RN exam versus real-world nursing ; Strategies for priority questions ; Strategies for management of care questions ; Strategies for positioning questions ; Strategies for communication questions ; Your NCLEX-RN exam study plan --
  • Part 2. NCLEX-RN exam content review and practice. 4. Safe and effective care environment: management of care : Advance directives ; Advocacy ; Case management ; Client rights ; Collaboration with interdisciplinary teams ; Concepts of management ; Confidentiality/information security ; Consultation ; Continuity of care ; Delegation ; Establishing priorities ; Ethical practice ; Information technology ; Informed consent ; Legal rights and responsibilities ; Performance improvement (quality improvement) ; Referrals ; Supervision ; Chapter quiz ; Chapter quiz answers and explanations -- 5. Safe and effective care environment: safety and infection control : Safety background ; Infection control background ; Accident/injury prevention ; Emergency response plan ; Ergonomic principles ; Error prevention ; Handling hazardous and infectious materials ; Home safety ; Reporting of incident/event/irregular occurrence/variance ; Safe use of equipment ; Security plan ; Standard precautions/transmission-based precautions/surgical asepsis ; Use of restraints/safety devices ; Chapter quiz ; Chapter quiz answers and explanations -- 6. Health promotion and maintenance : Aging process ; Ante/intra/postpartum and newborn care ; Developmental stages and transitions ; Health and wellness ; Health promotion/disease prevention ; Health screening ; High-risk behaviors ; Lifestyle choices ; Principles of teaching/learning ; Self-care ; Techniques of physical assessment ; Chapter quiz ; Chapter quiz answers and explanations -- 7. Psychosocial integrity : Abuse/neglect ; Behavioral interventions ; Chemical and other dependencies ; Coping mechanisms ; Crisis intervention ; Cultural diversity ; End of life care ; Family dynamics ; Grief and loss ; Mental health concepts ; Religious and spiritual influences on health ; Sensory/perceptual alterations ; Stress management ; Support systems ; Therapeutic communications ; Therapeutic environment ; The nursing process and psychosocial integrity ; Chapter quiz ; Chapter quiz answers and explanations -- 8. Physiological integrity: basic care and comfort : Assistive devices ; Elimination ; Mobility/immobility ; Non-pharmacological comfort interventions ; Nutrition and oral hydration ; Personal hygiene ; Rest and sleep ; Chapter quiz ; Chapter quiz answers and explanations -- 9. Physiological integrity: pharmacological and parenteral therapies : Adverse effects/contraindications/side effects/interactions ; Blood and blood products ; Central venous access devices ; Dosage calculation ; Expected actions/outcomes ; Medication administration ; Parenteral/intravenous therapies ; Pharmacological pain management ; Total parenteral nutrition ; Chapter quiz ; Chapter quiz answers and explanations -- 10. Physiological integrity: reduction of risk potential : Changes/abnormalities in vital signs ; Diagnostic tests ; Laboratory values ; Potential for alterations in body systems ; Potential for complications of diagnostic tests/treatments/procedures ; Potential for complications from surgical procedures and health alterations ; System-specific assessments ; Therapeutic procedures ; Chapter quiz ; Chapter quiz answers and explanations -- 11. Physiological integrity: physiological adaptation : Alterations in body systems ; Fluid and electrolyte imbalances ; Hemodynamics ; Illness management ; Medical emergencies ; Pathophysiology ; Unexpected response to therapies ; Chapter quiz ; Chapter quiz answers and explanations --
  • Part 3. The practice test. Practice test ; Your practice test scores ; Answer key ; Practice test answers and explanations -- Part 4. The licensure process. 12. Application, registration, and scheduling : How to apply for the NCLEX-RN exam ; Taking the exam -- 13. Taking the test more than once : You are not alone ; How to interpret unsuccessful test results ; Should you test again? ; How should you begin? -- 14. Essentials for international nurses : NCLEX-RN exam administration abroad ; The CGFNS certificate ; Work visas ; Nursing practice in the United States ; U.S.-style nursing communication ; Sample questions ; Answers to sample questions ; Language ; Kaplan programs for international nurses -- Part. 5. NCLEX-RN exam resources. Appendix A: Summary of critical thinking paths ; Appendix B: Nursing terminology ; Appendix C: Common medical abbreviations ; Appendix D: State Boars of nursing ; Appendix E: Pearson professional centers offering NCLEX-RN examinations
Control code
ocn901009015
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
xvii, 511 pages
Isbn
9781618658722
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)901009015
Label
NCLEX-RN 2015-2016 : strategies, practice, & review with practice test, Barbara J. Irwin, MSN, RN, Judith A. Burckhardt, PHD, RN
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part. 1: NCLEX-RN exam overview and test taking strategies. 1. Overview of the NCLEX-RN exam : What is the NCLEX-RN exam? ; Content of the NCLEX-RN exam -- 2. General and computer adaptive test strategies : Standardized exams ; What behaviors does the NCLEX-RN exam test? ; Strategies that don't work on the NCLEX-RN exam ; Becoming a better test taker ; NCLEX-RN exam question types ; Alternate test questions ; Multiple-choice test questions ; Critical thinking strategies ; Reword the question ; Eliminate incorrect answer choices ; Don't predict answers ; Recognize expected outcomes ; Read answer choices to obtain clues -- 3. NCLEX-RN exam strategies : The NCLEX-RN exam versus real-world nursing ; Strategies for priority questions ; Strategies for management of care questions ; Strategies for positioning questions ; Strategies for communication questions ; Your NCLEX-RN exam study plan --
  • Part 2. NCLEX-RN exam content review and practice. 4. Safe and effective care environment: management of care : Advance directives ; Advocacy ; Case management ; Client rights ; Collaboration with interdisciplinary teams ; Concepts of management ; Confidentiality/information security ; Consultation ; Continuity of care ; Delegation ; Establishing priorities ; Ethical practice ; Information technology ; Informed consent ; Legal rights and responsibilities ; Performance improvement (quality improvement) ; Referrals ; Supervision ; Chapter quiz ; Chapter quiz answers and explanations -- 5. Safe and effective care environment: safety and infection control : Safety background ; Infection control background ; Accident/injury prevention ; Emergency response plan ; Ergonomic principles ; Error prevention ; Handling hazardous and infectious materials ; Home safety ; Reporting of incident/event/irregular occurrence/variance ; Safe use of equipment ; Security plan ; Standard precautions/transmission-based precautions/surgical asepsis ; Use of restraints/safety devices ; Chapter quiz ; Chapter quiz answers and explanations -- 6. Health promotion and maintenance : Aging process ; Ante/intra/postpartum and newborn care ; Developmental stages and transitions ; Health and wellness ; Health promotion/disease prevention ; Health screening ; High-risk behaviors ; Lifestyle choices ; Principles of teaching/learning ; Self-care ; Techniques of physical assessment ; Chapter quiz ; Chapter quiz answers and explanations -- 7. Psychosocial integrity : Abuse/neglect ; Behavioral interventions ; Chemical and other dependencies ; Coping mechanisms ; Crisis intervention ; Cultural diversity ; End of life care ; Family dynamics ; Grief and loss ; Mental health concepts ; Religious and spiritual influences on health ; Sensory/perceptual alterations ; Stress management ; Support systems ; Therapeutic communications ; Therapeutic environment ; The nursing process and psychosocial integrity ; Chapter quiz ; Chapter quiz answers and explanations -- 8. Physiological integrity: basic care and comfort : Assistive devices ; Elimination ; Mobility/immobility ; Non-pharmacological comfort interventions ; Nutrition and oral hydration ; Personal hygiene ; Rest and sleep ; Chapter quiz ; Chapter quiz answers and explanations -- 9. Physiological integrity: pharmacological and parenteral therapies : Adverse effects/contraindications/side effects/interactions ; Blood and blood products ; Central venous access devices ; Dosage calculation ; Expected actions/outcomes ; Medication administration ; Parenteral/intravenous therapies ; Pharmacological pain management ; Total parenteral nutrition ; Chapter quiz ; Chapter quiz answers and explanations -- 10. Physiological integrity: reduction of risk potential : Changes/abnormalities in vital signs ; Diagnostic tests ; Laboratory values ; Potential for alterations in body systems ; Potential for complications of diagnostic tests/treatments/procedures ; Potential for complications from surgical procedures and health alterations ; System-specific assessments ; Therapeutic procedures ; Chapter quiz ; Chapter quiz answers and explanations -- 11. Physiological integrity: physiological adaptation : Alterations in body systems ; Fluid and electrolyte imbalances ; Hemodynamics ; Illness management ; Medical emergencies ; Pathophysiology ; Unexpected response to therapies ; Chapter quiz ; Chapter quiz answers and explanations --
  • Part 3. The practice test. Practice test ; Your practice test scores ; Answer key ; Practice test answers and explanations -- Part 4. The licensure process. 12. Application, registration, and scheduling : How to apply for the NCLEX-RN exam ; Taking the exam -- 13. Taking the test more than once : You are not alone ; How to interpret unsuccessful test results ; Should you test again? ; How should you begin? -- 14. Essentials for international nurses : NCLEX-RN exam administration abroad ; The CGFNS certificate ; Work visas ; Nursing practice in the United States ; U.S.-style nursing communication ; Sample questions ; Answers to sample questions ; Language ; Kaplan programs for international nurses -- Part. 5. NCLEX-RN exam resources. Appendix A: Summary of critical thinking paths ; Appendix B: Nursing terminology ; Appendix C: Common medical abbreviations ; Appendix D: State Boars of nursing ; Appendix E: Pearson professional centers offering NCLEX-RN examinations
Control code
ocn901009015
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
xvii, 511 pages
Isbn
9781618658722
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)901009015

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