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Titel:   Pearson Reviews & Rationales:Comprehensive Review for NCLEX-RN
Reihe:   Prentice Hall
Autor:   MaryAnn Hogan
Verlag:   Prentice Hall
Einband:   Softcover
Auflage:   2
Sprache:   Englisch
Seiten:   1424 Online Resource
Erschienen:   Februar 2012
ISBN13:   9780132621076
ISBN10:   0-13-262107-X
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Pearson Reviews & Rationales:Comprehensive Review for NCLEX-RN

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For courses preparing nursing students for the NCLEX-RN® examination.

 

This is the ultimate NCLEX-RN® exam preparation guide. It provides a comprehensive outline review of the essential content areas tested on the NCLEX-RN® exam, including critical areas such as management, delegation, leadership, decision-making, pharmacology, and emergency care. These topics are incorporated throughout, with practice questions simulating the level of difficulty on the actual NCLEX-RN® exam. It is the only NCLEX® review book that is organized by the Categories of Client Needs from the 2010 NCLEX-RN® Test Plan.  Each unit represents one of the Categories of Client Needs and contains chapters that integrate concepts from across the nursing curriculum, therefore providing students with a uniquely synthesized approach to preparing for the real exam.  Thousands of practice questions in the book and online at www.nursingreviewsandrationales.com help students measure their readiness for the NCLEX-RN®. In addition, you can access an eText version of this book on this website.

 


Features

For courses preparing nursing students for the NCLEX-RN® examination.

 

This is the ultimate NCLEX-RN® exam preparation guide. It provides a comprehensive outline review of the essential content areas tested on the NCLEX-RN® exam, including critical areas such as management, delegation, leadership, decision-making, pharmacology, and emergency care. These topics are incorporated throughout, with practice questions simulating the level of difficulty on the actual NCLEX-RN® exam. It is the only NCLEX® review book that is organized by the Categories of Client Needs from the 2010 NCLEX-RN® Test Plan.  Each unit represents one of the Categories of Client Needs and contains chapters that integrate concepts from across the nursing curriculum, therefore providing students with a uniquely synthesized approach to preparing for the real exam.  Thousands of practice questions in the book and online at www.nursingreviewsandrationales.com help students measure their readiness for the NCLEX-RN®.

 

Hallmark Features

**We rereleased the course that goes with the Hogan 2e for RN to comply with the NEW 2013 NCELX-RN Test Plan. The current edition of Hogan RN will refer to this in Chapter 1.

 

NCLEX® Alerts—identify concepts in the outline review  that are often be tested on the NCLEX-RN® exam

  • Identifies subjects of especially crucial importance to the NCLEX®-RN testers 

Practice Test quizzes—at the end of each chapter

  • Measure student’s master of  each chapter’s content

Check Your NCLEX-RN® Exam I.Q. sections—summarizes learning outcomes in each chapter as they apply to the 2010 NCLEX-RN® Test Plan

  • Helps students better understand what content they can expect to see on the exam 

Test-Taking Strategies—showing how to break down questions and apply knowledge to select the right answer when it isn’t obvious

  • Enables students to make the most of their knowledge when they actually take the exam 

Answers & Rationales for all correct and incorrect choices—following each chapter’s Practice Test

  • Helps students learn why correct answers are correct, and why incorrect answers are wrong

Comprehensive 265-Question Exam—at the end of the book

  • Helps students assess overall readiness and build endurance for the actual exam

NursingNotes Cards—summarizes the concepts and learning outcomes from each Category of the 2010 NCLEX-RN® Test Plan

  • Helps students prepare for the exam  by identifying what it covers
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New to this Edition

**We rereleased the course that goes with the Hogan 2e for RN to comply with the NEW 2013 NCELX-RN Test Plan. The current edition of Hogan RN will refer to this in Chapter 1.

 

New Alternate Format Questions:

  • The new edition and the online Nursing Reviews & Rationales include all the new NCLEX-style alternative format questions, including hot spots, exhibits, graphic option, audio, and media-enhanced items. 

Reflects the 2010 NCLEX-RN® Test Plan

  • Content and practice questions have been completely updated to reflect the new test plan and question distribution among Categories of Client Needs. 

Nursing Reviews & Rationales & eText Online

 

For those who want to prepare for the NCLEX-RN(R), taking multiple practice tests online will help you become more familiar with the computer-based testing experience, especially for the new alternate item formats such as audio, media-enhanced, hot spot, and exhibit questions.  With this new edition, use the code printed inside the front cover of the book to access Nursing Reviews & Rationales and more than 5,600 practice questions using all NCLEX(R)-style formats.  This includes the practice questions found in all chapters of the book as well as the comprehensive exam questions.  Plus, it contains 4,000 NEW question to help you further evaluate your readiness for the exam and hone your test-taking skills.  Nursing Reviews & Rationales allows you to choose two ways to prepare for the NCLEX-RN(R).  Both approaches personalize your practice experience according to what stage you are at in your NCLEX(R) preparation:

  • Comprehensive Practice & Review provides you with a 100-question comprehensive exam that allows you to practice pacing yourself to build your stamina so that you can endure answering questions for a long period of time.  Following this exam, you receive a results report and a personalized study plan and links to the eText to help you focus your review with additional opportunities to test yourself.
  • Nursing Topics Review allows you to select which specific nursing topic areas you would like to review and test yourself.  After a brief pre-test, you receive a personalized study plan referring you to the eText for areas where you need additional review.

Nursing Reviews & Rationales includes the eText version of Pearson Comprehensive Review of NCLEX-RN(R) 2nd Edition.  This eText is fully searchable and includes features like note-taking, highlighting, and more.  The eText allows you to take your review with you anywhere you have an internet connection to Nursing Reviews & Rationales.

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Table of Contents

SECTION 1. Preparing for the NCLEX-RN® Exam

1. The NCLEX-RN® Licensing Exam

2. Test Preparation and Test-Taking Strategies

3. Test Preparation for International Nurses

4. The NCLEX-RN® Examination through the Candidates' Eyes

 

SECTION 2. Safe Effective Care Environment: Management of Care

5. Legal and Ethical Nursing Practice

6. Leadership and Management

 

SECTION 3. Safe Effective Care Environment: Safety and Infection Control

7. Injury Prevention, Disaster Planning, and Protecting Client Safety

8. Preventing and Controlling Infection

 

SECTION 4. Health Promotion and Maintenance

9. Reproduction, Family Planning, and Infertility

10. Uncomplicated Antenatal Assessment and Care

11. Uncomplicated Labor and Delivery Care

12. Uncomplicated Postpartum Assessment and Care

13. Uncomplicated Newborn Care

14. Lifespan Growth and Development

15. Providing Immunizations

16. Health and Physical Assessment

17. Promoting Healthy Lifestyle Choices

18. Age-Related Care of Older Adults

 

SECTION 5. Psychosocial Integrity

19. Therapeutic Communication and Environment

20. Culturally Competent Care

21. Coping with Stressors

22. Mental Health Disorders

23. Dependency and Addiction

24. Crisis Intervention and Suicide

25. End of Life Care

 

SECTION 6. Physiological Integrity: Basic Care and Comfort

26. Meeting Nutritional Needs

27. Meeting Basic Human Needs

28. Maintaining Function of Tubes and Drains

29. Alternative and Complementary Therapies

 

SECTION 7. Physiological Integrity: Pharmacological and Parenteral Therapies

30. Dosage Calculation and Medication Administration

31. Pediatric Dosage Calculation and Medication Administration

32. Intravenous Therapy

33. Blood and Blood Component Therapy

34. Total Parenteral Nutrition

35. Maternal and Newborn Medications

36. Psychiatric Medications

37. Respiratory Medications

38. Cardiovascular Medications

39. Neurological and Musculoskeletal Medications

40. Renal Medications

41. Gastrointestinal Medications

42. Endocrine Medications

43. Integumentary Medications

44. Eye and Ear Medications

45. Antineoplastic Medications

46. Immunological and Anti-Infective Medications

 

SECTION 8. Physiological Integrity: Reduction of Risk Potential

47. Common Laboratory Tests

48. Common Diagnostic Tests and Procedures

49. Perioperative Care.

 

SECTION 9. Physiological Integrity: Physiological Adaptation

50. Complicated Antenatal Care

51. Complicated Labor and Delivery Care

52. Complicated Postpartum Care

53. Complicated Newborn Care

54. Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances

55. Acid-Base Imbalances

56. Respiratory Disorders

57. Cardiovascular Disorders

58. Neurological Disorders

59. Renal or Genitourinary Disorders

60. Gastrointestinal Disorders

61. Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders

62. Musculoskeletal Disorders

63. Integumentary Disorders

64. Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders

65. Hematological Disorders

66. Oncological Disorders

67. Immunological Disorders

68. Communicable or Infectious Diseases

69. Basic Life Support

Comprehensive Exam

Comprehensive Exam Answers

Index

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Author

MaryAnn Hogan, MSN, RN has been a Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She has taught in diploma, associate degree, and baccalaureate nursing programs. A former item writer for the CAT NCLEX-RN® exam, Ms. Hogan has been teaching review courses throughout to a number of publications in the areas of adult health, pharmacology, and fundamentals of nursing. She is a member
of the American Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau, the International Honor Society for Nursing.
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