HESI Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX RN Examination

Author: HESI
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323394666
Release Date: 2016-07-18
Genre: Medical

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

Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX RN Exam

Author: JoAnn Zerwekh
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323280105
Release Date: 2015-11-20
Genre: Medical

Prepare for the NCLEX with this fun, full-color review! Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX-RN® Exam, 9th Edition uses colorful drawings and mnemonic cartoons to cover the nursing concepts and content found on the NCLEX-RN examination. A concise outline format makes studying easier, and the Evolve companion website includes 2,500 NCLEX exam-style review questions (including alternate item formats) - allowing you to create practice exams, identify your strengths and weaknesses, and review answers and rationales. Written by NCLEX expert JoAnn Zerwekh, this study guide offers a clear, visual way to remember key facts for the NCLEX exam. UNIQUE! Mnemonic cartoons provide a fun, easy way to review and remember key nursing concepts and disease processes. UNIQUE! The integrated systems approach incorporates pediatric, adult, maternity, and older adult lifespan considerations in each body system chapter. Practice questions on the Evolve companion website are available in both study and quiz modes and separated by content area, allowing you to customize your review based on your personal study needs. UNIQUE! Appendixes for each chapter summarize medications and nursing procedures for quick reference. Alternate item format questions on Evolve prepare you for the interactive question types on the NCLEX examination, including priority drag-and-drop and hot-spot (illustrated point-and-click) questions. Answers and rationales for all review questions show why correct answers are right and incorrect options are wrong. Separate chapters on pharmacology and nursing management help you to focus on these areas of emphasis on the NCLEX examination. Nursing Priority boxes make it easier to distinguish priorities of nursing care. Pharmacology tables make key drug information easy to find, with high-alert medications noted by a special icon. Special icons distinguish pediatric and adult disorders, and identify content on Self-Care and Home Care. UPDATED content reflects the most recent NCLEX-RN test plan and incorporates important clinical updates. NEW! 2,500 review questions are now included on the Evolve companion website, adding more 200 questions to the total on the previous edition. NEW! Addition of SI Units and removal of trade-name drugs reflects changes in the NCLEX-RN test plan. NEW! Additional alternate item questions are included on Evolve, and new questions incorporating video are also added. NEW! Test Alert! boxes in the book highlight key concepts frequently found on the NCLEX examination. NEW! Additional memory notecard-type illustrations are included in the book to accommodate visual learners.

Lippincott s Review for NCLEX RN

Author: Diane McGovern Billings
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1582553602
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

The thoroughly updated edition reflects the current NCLEX test plan and contains more than 5,000 test questions to help students practice taking the exam. The book contains more questions than any other NCLEX-RN review and includes more pharmacology-related questions.

Saunders Q A Review for the NCLEX RN Examination

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323286510
Release Date: 2014-10-01
Genre: Medical

With more than 6,000 unique test questions that you won’t find in Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, Saunders Q&A Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 6th Edition provides the additional practice you need to prepare for and succeed on the NCLEX-RN exam! To enhance your review, each question includes a test-taking strategy, rationales for correct and incorrect answers, and page references to major nursing textbooks. The Evolve companion website adds a pre-test to help in identifying any areas of weakness, and lets you answer questions in study or exam mode. Written by the most trusted name in NCLEX exam review, Linda Anne Silvestri, this book organizes questions to match the Client Needs and Integrated Processes found in the most recent NCLEX-RN test plan. This review is part of the popular Saunders Pyramid to Success, which has helped more than 1.5 million nurses pass the NCLEX exam! Rationales are provided for both correct and incorrect answer options. A detailed test-taking strategy is included for each question, providing clues for analyzing and selecting the correct answer. All alternate item question types are represented, including multiple response, prioritizing/ordered response, fill-in-the-blank, illustration/hot spot, chart/exhibit questions, graphic option, and questions incorporating audio and video. Questions categorized by cognitive level, NCLEX® client needs area, integrated process, priority concepts, and clinical content area help you focus on the question types you find most difficult. A Priority Nursing Tip is included with each question, highlighting need-to-know patient care information. Page references to Elsevier nursing textbooks direct you to study and remediation material for any question answered incorrectly. Chapters organized by Client Needs simplify review and reflect the question mix in the NCLEX-RN test plan blueprint. An 85-question comprehensive exam represents the content and percentages of question types identified in the NCLEX-RN test plan. An Evolve companion website includes a pre-test to help in identifying any areas of weakness, and allows you to choose an area of study by content category and to answer questions in study or exam mode. Preparation guidance for the NCLEX-RN includes chapters on academic and nonacademic preparation, advice from a recent nursing graduate, and transitional issues for the foreign-educated nurse. NEW! Online and mobile updates will address the new NCLEX test plan to be released in April 2016. NEW! Content from the latest NCLEX-RN® test plan covers the newest topics you could see on the exam. NEW! Additional practice questions in the book and on the Evolve companion website bring the total to over 6,000 test questions. NEW! Color-coded strategic words in each test-taking strategy refer you to content review and strategy discussions in the Silvestri Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN and Strategies for Test Success products.

Cracking the NCLEX RN

Author: Jennifer A. Meyer
Publisher: Princeton Review
ISBN: 9780307945716
Release Date: 2013-02-05
Genre: Study Aids

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NCLEX RN Drug Guide 300 Medications You Need to Know for the Exam

Author: Kaplan Nursing
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781506201986
Release Date: 2015-08-04
Genre: Medical

The most streamlined, portable, and easy-to-use drug guide to help you pass the NCLEX-RN! This pocket-sized review for prospective nurses gives you the focused, key information you need to know about medications commonly seen on the test. Kaplan's NCLEX-RN Drug Guide includes: Generic names, brand names, phonetic pronunciations, and drug families for 300 frequently tested medications Concise nursing considerations and must-know side effects for each medication NEW! Expert guidance for studying drugs effectively Pregnancy risk category and controlled substance schedule for every drug Common medical abbreviations you'll use on the job Abbreviations to avoid when recording medication orders Terms are grouped by medication category, and each page features two terms with the complete explanations. With Kaplan's NCLEX-RN Drug Guide, you know you are getting the most up-to-date, expert information available to prepare for the exam!

NCLEX RN For Dummies

Author: Patrick R. Coonan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470098561
Release Date: 2006-09-18
Genre: Study Aids

NCLEX-RN For Dummies is essential for any nursing candidate who wishes to join the workforce as soon as possible... and who wants to increase their score on the NCLEX-RN (National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses). Featuring a companion CD-ROM with an extra practice test, this friendly guide provides readers with a point-by-point review of typical test questions, helping them hone their skills in each of the different phases of the nursing process covered in the exam. It also provides savvy test-taking tips and practice exams. Patrick R. Coonan, EdD, RN (Garden City, NY), is a Professor and Dean of Adelphi University's School of Nursing. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Mosby s Comprehensive Review of Nursing for NCLEX RN Examination

Author: Judith S. Green
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323063500
Release Date: 2008-11-13
Genre: Medical

Celebrating its 60th anniversary, Mosby’s Comprehensive Review of Nursing for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 19th Edition is now completely reorganized and in full-color for an even better studying experience! Content is divided into units covering the core areas of medical-surgical, pediatric, maternity/women’s health, and mental health nursing. Smaller chapters within the units break down information into smaller, more manageable pieces for a complete review of key content. NCLEX-RN® examination-style questions, including the newest alternate item formats, follow each unit and help you master the content and practice with critical thinking questions seen on the exam. With over 4,100 questions with rationales in the book and on the companion CD-ROM for practice in print and electronic formats, this all-inclusive review is a vital study tool for the NCLEX-RN® exam. A clear, concise outline format presents in-depth content review from all core clinical areas in an easy-to-study design. Detailed rationales for both correct and incorrect answer options ensure effective and efficient test preparation. Three modes – study, quiz, and exam – on the companion CD provide customized practice. Two comprehensive exams coded by clinical area, client needs categories, and nursing process help you evaluate your strengths and weaknesses and guide your study. More alternate item format questions than ever provide additional practice with these important critical thinking questions. Additional illustrations and tables help you visualize and understand essential nursing content. An overview of the latest NCLEX-RN® test plan highlights the latest changes and content additions to better prepare you for the exam. UNIQUE! A “Get Updates? link on the Companion CD provides access to the latest content and software updates.

Lippincott s Drugs to Know for the NCLEX RN

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451171983
Release Date: 2012-03-06
Genre: Medical

A pocket-sized manual for preparing nursing students for the medications questions asked on the NCLEX-RN. Nursing students are more concerned about medications than about any other subject on the NCLEX, and this book provides the answers. Organized by drug class, this valuable guide lists over 300 drugs that you students may be asked about on the NCLEX. Each drug comes with detailed information on its side effects and nursing considerations. Best of all, it addresses those aspects of medications that are specifically emphasized noted on the NCLEX test plan.

Delmar s Complete Review for NCLEX RN

Author: Donna Gauwitz
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133282419
Release Date: 2014-01-13
Genre: Medical

Ensure your students’ success on the NCLEX-RN exam with Cengage Learning’s COMPLETE REVIEW FOR NCLEX-RN , Second Edition. After completing a recognized nursing curriculum and meeting state requirements, your students are ready to tackle the National Council of State Boards of Nursing NCLEX-RN exam, and this review covers it all. The stimulating, full-color text offers more than 1600 practice questions with answers in multiple formats, with 67 chapters of review content. Test questions are coded to reflect the recommended test-taking plan and strategies, while answers include rationales for both correct and incorrect assumptions. Endorsed by the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA), COMPLETE REVIEW FOR NCLEX-RN, Second Edition emphasizes delegation, prioritization, and critical thinking methods that prepare students for the exam’s rigor and also builds their confidence. COMPLETE REVIEW FOR NCLEX-RN, Second Edition is the one-stop NCLEX-RN exam preparation tool recognized by successful registered nurses today. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The ABC of Passing the NCLEX RN Exam

Author: Ray A Gapuz
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9789812729620
Release Date: 2010-12-15
Genre: Medical

The ABC of Passing the NCLEX-RN® Exam is a study guide developed specifically for nurses as a learning tool, not as a primary source of information. The book utilizes various forms of presentation of nursing facts that includes an easy-to-read-outline of facts, bullets and tests. The alphabetical presentation of facts for every topic makes information recall easy. This book is designed for nurses preparing for the NCLEX-RN® Exam!

NCLEX RN Premier 2016 with 2 Practice Tests

Author: Kaplan Nursing
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781506202198
Release Date: 2016-02-02
Genre: Medical

Teaches you to think like a nurse Pass the NCLEX-RN or your money back--guaranteed! 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 Premier 2016 with 2 Practice Tests 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 * 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

Springhouse Review for NCLEX RN

Author:
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1582558299
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

This ultimate study guide to prepare for the NCLEX-RN® includes key facts about the exam, content review in all major clinical settings, and surefire ways to improve test-taking skills. The accompanying CD-ROM offers 1,500 practice questions not found in the text to ensure optimum preparation. Two pretests and two comprehensive post-tests assess exam readiness.

CliffsTestPrep NCLEX RN

Author: American BookWorks Corporation
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780544185562
Release Date: 2007-05-04
Genre: Study Aids

The CliffsTestPrep series offers full-length practice exams that simulate the real tests; proven test-taking strategies to increase your chances at doing well; and thorough review exercises to help fill in any knowledge gaps. CliffsTestPrep NCLEX-RN is a complete study guide to help you prepare for — and pass — the new NCLEX-RN (the National Council Licensure Examination that is required to obtain a license as a registered nurse). This book contains eight chapters; each chapter contains questions based on the newest version of the exam. Inside this test prep tool, you'll find Three practice exams with answers and explanations Coverage of exam areas in terms of what to expect, what you should know, what to look for, and how you should approach each part Guidance on how to focus your review of specific subjects to make the most of your study time Introduction to the format and scoring of the exam, overall strategies for answering multiple-choice questions, and questions commonly asked about the NCLEX This book will help you understand the types of questions that will test your knowledge of several basic areas, such as basic patient care and comfort (hygiene, nutrition, mobility/immobility, and more). In addition, you'll prepare to show what you know about Chemical dependency Safety and infection control Pharmacological dosage calculations Diagnostic and laboratory tests Infectious diseases and medical emergencies With guidance from the CliffsTestPrep series, you'll feel at home in any standardized-test environment!

Lippincott s Fast Facts for NCLEX RN

Author: Lippincott
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451152609
Release Date: 2012-03-29
Genre: Medical

Lippincott's Fast Facts for NCLEX-RN is a targeted study tool providing 5,000 essential nursing facts for review for the NCLEX-RN exam. Arranged in a bullet point format for fast and easy review, these essential nuggets of information are organized around the major subject areas on the exam: adult health, maternal-neonatal nursing, pediatric nursing, psychiatric nursing, pharmacology, and management of care. The number of nursing facts and concise presentation are perfect for testing yourself on critical information needed to pass the exam. With an appendix providing study tips, test-taking strategies and other insider information, you can test your knowledge, study more efficiently, and approach the exam with confidence.