Prentice Hall Reviews and Rationales

Series
Prentice Hall
Author
Mary Ann Hogan / Donna M. Nickitas  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
264
Pub.-date
July 2008
ISBN13
9780131196018
ISBN
0131196014
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Description

For course review on a specific topic, e.g. Leadership, Management and Delagation of nursing, review for NCLEX-RN, and review for specialty training.

Essential for course review and NCLEX review, this resource is a complete, concentrated outline of Leadership, Management and Delagation of nursing. Each chapter contains objectives, pre- and post-tests with rationales, vocabulary review, practice to pass exercises, critical thinking case studies, as well as NCLEX alerts. Prentice Hall's Nursing Reviews & Rationales Series includes a comprehensive CD-ROM, to provide additional review. Content includes all of the "need-to-know" information covering Leadership, Management and Delagation including: Creating a Culture of Care; Essentials of Ethics;  Legal Rights and Responsibilities;  Details of Delegation; Creating Performance Improvement and Excellence in the Care Environment; and much more!

 


 

Features

  • Chapter Outline.
    • Gives students a brief overview of chapter content.

  • Chapter Objectives.
    • Provides students with outcomes that they should achieve upon completing the chapter.

  • Key Terms and Definitions–Terms are also bolded and defined in the chapter.
    • Gives students a quick list to review before starting a chapter.

  • Media Link box.
    • Gives students a brief overview of what that chapter will contain on the accompanying CD.

  • Chapter Pre-Test–Consists of 10 NCLEX-style questions that reflect the chapter objectives. Answers and rationales appear at the end of the chapter and a page reference to the answer key is provided.
    • Focuses students' review and allows them to assess whether or not they need to review the chapter or proceed to the next one.

  • Content Outline–Focused and comprehensive review of all topics.
    • The steps of the nursing process are imbedded when appropriate.

  • NCLEX Alerts.
    • An icon alerts students to critical information in the chapter that represents typical concepts or topics on the NCLEX-RN Test Plan.

  • “Practice to Pass” questions–Each case scenario contains at least five questions and suggested clues to answers in an appendix with page references.
    • Provides open-ended questions designed to stimulate students' critical thinking skills using short answer/essay format.

  • Post-Test–10 NCLEX-style questions followed by an answer key and rationales.
    • Helps students assess how well they mastered the chapter content.

  • Rationales–The Pre-Test and Post-Test Answer section contains comprehensive rationales for both correct and incorrect choices. Each rationale identifies the step of the nursing process, and how the question relates to the NCLEX-RN Test Plan-client need.
    • Helps students understand why answers are correct or incorrect.

  • Case Studies–Suggested answers are in a separate appendix with page references.
    • Provides students with brief case studies and five critical thinking questions.

  • Nursing Notes Cards–Unique tear-out cards.
    • Gives students portable content for review and clinical reference.


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Essential for course review and NCLEX review, this resource is a complete, concentrated outline of Leadership, Management and Delagation of nursing. Each chapter contains objectives, pre- and post-tests with rationales, vocabulary review, practice to pass exercises, critical thinking case studies, as well as NCLEX alerts. Prentice Hall's Nursing Reviews & Rationales Series includes a comprehensive CD-ROM, to provide additional review. Content includes all of the "need-to-know" information covering Leadership, Management and Delagation including: Creating a Culture of Care; Essentials of Ethics;  Legal Rights and Responsibilities;  Details of Delegation; Creating Performance Improvement and Excellence in the Care Environment; and much more!  Each chapter provides the following tools that will help lead you to success in your course and on the NCLEX-RN:

  • Chapter Objectives
  • Pre- and post-chapter tests with comprehensive rationales
  • New test-taking strategies 
  • Vocabulary review
  • Practice-to-Pass exercises
  • Critical thinking case studies
  • NCLEX alerts
  • Prentice Hall Nursing Notes reference card
  • CD-ROM with 700 practice questions 

About the Series
Prentice Hall's Nursing Review & Rationales Series is the complete foundation for success within the classroom, in clinical settings and on the NCLEX-RN exam. Each topical volume offers a concentrated review of core content from across the nursing curriculum, while providing hundreds of practice questions and comprehensive rationales. The only review series offering a tear-out reference card and additional audio reviews, the complete series includes the following volumes:

  • Nursing Fundamentals
  • Anatomy & Physiology 
  • Child Health Nursing
  • Fluids, Electrolytes, & Acid-Base Balance
  • Maternal-Newborn Nursing
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Nutrition & Diet Therapy
  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physical Assessment
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Leadership & Management
  • Comprehensive Review for NCLEX-RN
  • Comprehensive Review for NCLEX-PN

Author

Mary Ann Hogan, MSN, RN

has been a nurse educator for 25 years, currently as a Clinical Associate 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-RNĀ® exam,Ms. Hogan has been teaching review courses throughout New England for the last 15 years. She also has contributed 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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