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Ace the CCRN: You Can Do It!
Ace the CCRN: You Can Do It!View
Congratulations on taking a step toward becoming certified! Ace the CCRN®! 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® examination. The book contains 450 practice questions and provides rationales for each of the questions. There is a study guide with the newly updated 2020 test plan that accompanies this book. Consider using the Ace the CCRN®! You Can Do it! Study Guide to assist.
Certified Academic Clinical
Certified Academic ClinicalView
This is the first review manual written for nurse educators who seek certification as a Clinical Nurse Educator specializing in the clinical learning environment. The resource encompasses all the essential knowledge—as designated by the National League for Nursing (NLN)—needed to pass the exam, and systematically follows the test blueprint so that those taking the exam will be optimally prepared.
Complete with teaching tips, evidence-based teaching boxes, case studies, outlines, bulleted lists, and critical-thinking Q&As for each chapter, the book also provides chapter references for accessing additional content for each topic. Exam specifics and test-taking strategies help students to approach the exam with confidence. A practice test is also offered at the end of the book. Additionally, the resource is a valuable orientation guide for new faculty.
- Delivers well-organized, systematic coverage of review content to promote exam success
- Written for both novice and expert Clinical Nurse Educators
- Reflects the number of questions in each section on the test blueprint
- Highlights areas designated by the NLN as essential knowledge needed for excellence in the field
- Includes case studies and critical-thinking questions throughout all chapters
- Provides evidence-based teaching practice boxes
- Offers teaching gems with advice on improvement from practice experts
- Includes end-of-chapter review questions, PLUS a valuable 100-question practice test with rationales for self-assessment
CNE®cl is a registered trademark of the National League for Nursing, which neither sponsors nor endorses this product.
Fast Facts for the L&D Nurse
Fast Facts for the L&D NurseView
Nurses who are new to the labor and delivery (L&D) environment will welcome this newly updated, succinct, easy-to-use orientation guide for everyday labor and birth management practices. It is designed for speedy access to fundamental information about the most common L&D procedures and encourages the development of independence and confidence for new RNs orienting to this practice environment. The second edition has been revised to include new and updated practice guidelines for cesarean delivery, episiotomy, labor pain management, postpartum hemorrhage, preterm labor and birth, shoulder dystocia, umbilical cord blood storage, vaginal delivery, and breastfeeding. A completely new entry addresses meconium aspiration syndrome and two new appendices feature quick-reference charts and tables and an alphabetical synopsis of pertinent drug-related information.
New illustrations depict and facilitate understanding of effacement and dilation of cervix, breech presentation and delivery, umbilical cord prolapse, placental abruption, and other topics. Designed to fit in a pocket, the resource provides clear, step-by-step descriptions of commonly occurring practices and procedures in bulleted format. It covers L&D terminology, equipment, labs, medications, complications, and algorithms to help foster critical thinking and establish a concrete knowledge base. The book highlights potential OB complications and is full of examples and pearls of wisdom concerning the handling of emergencies and unexpected outcomes.
New to the Second Edition:
- A completely new entry on meconium, with information on meconium aspiration syndrome
- New quick-reference charts and tables (Apgar score, Bishop score, drug tables, and more)
- New illustrations for labor and delivery protocol
- Provides speedy access to fundamental L&D information
- Presents succinct, step-by-step descriptions of commonly occurring procedures
IAFN Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Cert.
IAFN Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Cert.View
This long-awaited guide is the only trusted resource for nurses preparing to take either the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner exam for adults and adolescents (SANE-A) or for pediatric patients (SANE-P). Written and edited by expert forensic nurse clinicians and educators, the book reflects all aspects of the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) SANE Education Guidelines and reflects the most recent 2019 SANE-A and SANE-P test blueprints.
This comprehensive resource encompasses all of the information required to pass the notably difficult exam, including an extensive content review, over 300 exam-style Q&As with detailed rationales, and 15 case studies with nearly 40 case study Q&As. Addressing the different considerations for working with prepubescent, adolescent, adults, and elder assault victims, the guide includes key points for each chapter and copious photographs, illustrations, and tables. Plentiful nursing pearls disseminate the wisdom of highly experienced forensic nurses. The book also provides ANCC-accredited continuing education hours through the IAFN which can be applied toward recertification. Additionally, it is a valuable supplement to graduate nursing classes that address forensic sciences.
Introduction to Quality and Safety Educa
Introduction to Quality and Safety EducaView
This second edition of Introduction to Quality and Safety Education for Nurses has been thoroughly updated with a leadership and management perspective while retaining core content that unpacks the knowledge and skills required of entry-level nurses in each of the six Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) domains. After heart disease and cancer, patient safety errors rank as the third-leading cause of death in the U.S. As patients’ needs have increased in complexity and inter-professional teamwork and collaboration has become essential, only strong leadership skills can ensure high-quality and safe care. Nurses, largest group of health care professionals that spend the most time with patients, are uniquely suited to lead through effective management and communication in this dynamic environment.
With contributions from nurses, physicians, pharmacists, librarians, attorney, and other health care professionals throughout the U.S. and beyond, Introduction to Quality and Safety Education for Nurses, Second Edition underscores the inter-professional focus grounding health care practice today. The updated edition includes five new chapters on implementing quality and safety initiatives from a leadership and management perspective, and state-of-the-art information on quality improvement. Each chapter contains learning objectives, opening scenarios, case studies, interviews, critical thinking exercises, key concepts, clinical discussion points, review activities, NCLEX-style questions, and web resources.
New to the Second Edition:
- Increased focus on leadership and management aspects of Quality and Safety
- Updated information from national and state health care and nursing organizations
- An evolving clinical case study for application of concepts throughout the text
- Additional patient care cases and real-life examples
- Interviews with a myriad of health care professionals such as educators, library scientists, lawyers, psychologists, risk managers, and many others
- Five new chapters addressing nurse leadership and management of high-quality care, legal and ethical aspects of quality and safety, delegating patient care and setting priorities, tools of quality improvement, and quality improvement project management
- Helps nursing schools to fulfill accreditation standards for quality and safety curricula
- Maps the QSEN competencies for knowledge, skills and attitudes(KSA’s) for each chapter
- Includes objectives, critical thinking exercises, case studies, interviews, NCLEX-style questions, photos, tables, suggested readings, and more in each chapter
- Provides instructor package with PowerPoint slides, Q&A, answers for case study and critical thinking exercises, and more
- Provides knowledge for Nursing Education QSEN-specific courses
- KSAs throughout chapters
Stroke Certification Study Guide
Stroke Certification Study GuideView
This sought-after companion to the author’s popular Fast Facts for Stroke Care Nursing is a must-have study guide for nurses seeking Stroke Certified Registered Nurse (SCRN®) status. It contains comprehensive information about the exam, answers to commonly asked questions, and savvy tips for maximizing your score, along with 300 practice questions and answers with rationales.
Designed to prepare nurses for the multiple-choice format of the certification exam, questions are arranged in chapters correlating with the logical sequence and flow of the exam and reflect the number of questions in each exam category. Case studies facilitate the application of knowledge with various examples of common stroke patient situations. A complete practice exam with answers and detailed rationales enables stroke care nurses and advanced practice clinicians to ascertain their strengths and weaknesses. Appendices include a list of medications, national stroke guidelines, and neuroscience terms.
- Promotes comprehensive and rigorous study for the SCRN exam
- Helps stroke care nurses and advanced practice clinicians maximize their scores
- Contains 300 exam-style questions with correct answers and detailed rationales along with a complete practice exam
- Includes important information about the exam itself, answers to commonly asked questions, and case studies
- Covers content in accordance with the test blueprint of the SCRN exam
Translation of Evidence Into Nursing
Translation of Evidence Into NursingView
Designed as both a text for the DNP curriculum and a practical resource for seasoned health professionals, this acclaimed book demonstrates the importance of using an interprofessional approach to translating evidence into nursing and healthcare practice in both clinical and nonclinical environments. This third edition reflects the continuing evolution of translation frameworks by expanding the Methods and Process for Translation section and providing updated exemplars illustrating actual translation work in population health, specialty practice, and the healthcare delivery system. It incorporates important new information about legal and ethical issues, the institutional review process for quality improvement and research, and teamwork and building teams for translation. In addition, an unfolding case study on translation is threaded throughout the text.
Reorganized for greater ease of use, the third edition continues to deliver applicable theory and practical strategies to lead translation efforts and meet DNP core competency requirements. It features a variety of relevant change-management theories and presents strategies for improving healthcare outcomes and quality and safety. It also addresses the use of evidence to improve nursing education, discusses how to reduce the divide between researchers and policy makers, and describes the interprofessional collaboration imperative for our complex healthcare environment. Consistently woven throughout are themes of integration and application of knowledge into practice.
- NEW TO THE THIRD EDITION:
- Expands the Methods and Process for Translation section
- Provides updated exemplars illustrating translation work in population health, specialty practice, and the healthcare delivery system
- Offers a new, more user-friendly format
- Includes an entire new section, Enablers of Translation
- Delivers expanded information on legal and ethical issues
- Presents new chapter, Ethical Responsibilities of Translation of Evidence and Evaluation of Outcomes
- Weaves an unfolding case study on translation throughout the text
- KEY FEATURES:
- Delivers applicable theories and strategies that meet DNP core requirements
- Presents a variety of relevant change-management theories
- Offers strategies for improving outcomes and quality and safety
- Addresses the use of evidence to improve nursing education
- Discusses how to reduce the divide between researchers and policy makers
- Supplies extensive lists of references, web links, and other resources to enhance learning
- Purchase includes digital access for use on most mobile devices or computers
2020 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guidefor Nurses
2020 Lippincott Pocket Drug GuideView
The 2020 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses provides current, vital drug information “in a nutshell.” Based on the popular Lippincott’s Nursing Drug Guide by Amy Karch, this handy pocket guide by the same author gives essential information on over 4,100 medications, including 48 generic drugs Newly approved by the FDA, in an easy-access A-to-Z format.
The “mini” drug monographs include generic and trade names, drug classes, pregnancy risk category and controlled substance schedule, “black box” warnings, indications & dosages, dose adjustments, adverse effects, drug interactions, nursing considerations, and patient teaching. A special section following the A-to-Z drugs provides essential Patient Safety information. Appendices cover topical and ophthalmic medications, laxatives, combination products, contraceptives, biological agents (vaccines), and more.
A Charge Nurse's Guide
A Charge Nurse's GuideView
This brief but important book is designed to augment your leadership education and experience. It is also designed for a busy clinician who does not have the time or energy to wade through hundreds of pages of text. Now in it s second edition, this book can be read quickly in one two-hour sitting or as you have 10-15 minutes here and there. In conceiving this book, our goal was to develop a simple but comprehensive guide that is focused on the most crucial information you need to lead effectively in your role as charge nurse. As a result, we have focused on topics such as leadership, stakeholders/resources, self-awareness, patient safety, delegation, leading through conflict, navigating change and mentoring. We have devoted separate chapters to patient satisfaction and patient safety. These are over-arching concepts that require the implementation of all leadership skills. Each chapter is divided into two primary sections: Personal Lessons and Resources & References. The Personal Lessons sections may contain: our thoughts on the topic, reflections, things to remember, and case studies. The Resources & References sections may include: short articles by other authors, key terms/acronyms, additional resources and references
AACN Essentials of Progressive CareNursing, Fourth Edition
AACN Essentials of Progressive CareView
Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), this acclaimed textbook sets the standard for progressive care nursing education. Recognizing the learner?s need to assimilate foundational knowledge before attempting to master more complex progressive care nursing concepts, the book features a practical building-block organization that starts with the basics and logically moves on to advanced topics.
Bolstered by helpful tables and Essential Content cases, AACN Essentials of Progressive Care Nursing, Fourth Edition is an essential tool for clinicians at the point of care, and those preparing for PCCN? certification in progressive care nursing.
AACN Essentials of Progressive Care Nursing is divided into four sections:
?The Essentials presents essential information that clinicians must understand to provide safe, competent nursing care to progressive care patients, regardless of their underlying medical diagnoses.
?Pathologic Conditions covers pathologic conditions and management strategies commonly encountered among adult, progressive care patients.
?Advanced Concepts in Caring for the Progressive Care Patient presents advanced progressive care concepts or pathologic conditions that are less common or require more specialized management.
?Key Reference Information features normal laboratory and diagnostic values; pharmacology tables; and summary tables of cardiac rhythms, ECG characteristics, and treatment guides.
Learning aids include Knowledge Competencies to gauge progress, Principles of Management to summarize key concepts, and ?Essential Content? case studies with questions and answers to further reinforce the learners? knowledge.
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Adult CCRN Prep2 Practice Tests + Proven Strategies
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Barron's CCRN Exam
Barron's CCRN ExamView
Barron?s CCRN Exam guide provides all of the key concepts you need 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 including 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
Online Practice Test: Students will also get access to one additional full-length online CCRN exam with all questions answered and explained.
CCRNs who have successfully passed the test report that self-study with sets of practice questions 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.
BMTCN Certification Review Manual
Building & Sustaining a Hospital-BasedNursing Research Program
Building & Sustaining a Hospital-BasedView
This text provides a roadmap for developing and nurturing nursing research programs in complex hospital environments. Written by experienced clinical researchers who have successfully implemented these techniques in the Cleveland Clinic, the handbook shows nurses how to build and sustain a research program, a fundamental requirement for transforming patient care and administrative practices and obtaining and sustaining American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet program recognition. The book demonstrates, step by step, how leaders and staff can integrate nursing research into the workflow of complex health care environments. It provides a framework for developing horizontal and vertical structures that promote the creation of new knowledge and for enhancing the scientific foundation of nursing evidence. With a focus on practical applications, the book addresses the structures, systems, processes, and resources required for creating and maintaining a research program, along with methods for its evaluation.
The handbook describes foundational principles that apply to hospitals of all sizes (including ambulatory centers and hospitals without extensive resources), and provides concrete guidance for adapting structures and processes to fit the needs of hospitals with varied nursing staff sizes and program goals. Replete with a wealth of ideas and strategies, it provides detailed templates that will assist novice and more experienced researchers, offers guidelines for committees to support nursing research within a hospital, and discusses the "who," "what," and "why" of systems that enhance workflow. Chapters offer experiential stories written by nurses who describe the "real world" experiences of implementing clinical research in their practice. Tables and figures further illuminate information.
Cardiac Surgery Essentials for CriticalCare Nursing. 2010 Edition
Cardiac Surgery Essentials for CriticalView
Cardiac Surgery Essentials for Critical Care Nursing, Second Edition is an indispensable reference for new and experienced nurses caring for patients in intensive care units immediately following cardiac surgery. Completely updated and revised, it addresses significant changes in cardiac surgery, the nursing responsibilities necessary to meet the needs of acutely ill patients, and strategies to optimize patient outcomes in this dynamic field.
The Second Edition features additional information on pulmonary, renal, and diabetic issues related to cardiac surgery, a new chapter on minimally invasive surgery utilizing robotics, updated case studies, current references, and enhanced evidence-based practice guidelines.
An ideal resource to help prepare for the Cardiac Surgery Certification subspecialty exam offered by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, it features critical thinking questions, multiple choice self-assessment questions, web resources, clinical inquiry boxes, and case studies.
Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Preferred Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook and Navigate 2 TestPrep.
CCNP Routing & SwitchingROUTE 300-101 Official Cert Guide
CCNP Routing & SwitchingView
Trust the best-selling Official Cert Guide series from Cisco Press to help you learn, prepare, and practice for exam success. They are built with the objective of providing assessment, review, and practice to help ensure you are fully prepared for your certification exam.
CCNP Routing and Switching ROUTE 300-101 Official Cert Guide from Cisco Press enables you to succeed on the exam the first time and is the only self-study resource approved by Cisco. Expert instructor and best-selling author Kevin Wallace shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills.
This complete, official study package includes
--A test-preparation routine proven to help you pass the exam
--"Do I Know This Already?" quizzes, which enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section
--Chapter-ending exercises, which help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly
--The powerful Pearson IT Certification Practice Test software, complete with hundreds of well-reviewed, exam-realistic questions, customization options, and detailed performance reports
--More than 60 minutes of personal video mentoring from the author on important exam topics
--A final preparation chapter, which guides you through tools and resources to help you craft your review and test-taking strategies
--Study plan suggestions and templates to help you organize and optimize your study time
Well regarded for its level of detail, study plans, assessment features, challenging review questions, and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that ensure your exam success.
CCNP Routing and Switching ROUTE 300-101 Official Cert Guide is part of a recommended learning path from Cisco that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit www.cisco.com.
The official study guide helps you master topics on the CCNP R&S ROUTE 300-101 exam, including
--Routing protocol characteristics and virtual routers
--Remote site connectivity
--IPv6 routing and RIPng
--EIGRP, OSPFv2, and OSPFv3
--IGP redistribution and route selection
--eBGP and iBGP
--IPv6 Internet connectivity
--Routing protocol authentication
The print edition of the CCNP Routing and Switching ROUTE 300-101 Official Cert Guide contains more than 200 practice exam questions.
Also available from Cisco Press: CCNP Routing and Switching ROUTE 300-101 Official Cert Guide Premium Edition eBook and Practice Test. This digital-only certification preparation product combines an eBook with enhanced Pearson IT Certification Practice Test.
This integrated learning package
--Enables you to focus on individual topic areas or take complete, timed exams
--Includes direct links from each question to detailed tutorials to help you understand the concepts behind the questions
--Provides additional unique sets of exam-realistic practice questions
--Tracks your performance and provides feedback on a module-by-module basis, laying out a complete assessment of your knowledge to help you focus your study where it is needed most
This print book includes a 70% discount offer off the list price of the CCNP Routing and Switching ROUTE 300-101 Official Cert Guide Premium Edition eBook and Practice Test to help enhance your exam preparation experience.
CEN Review BookStudy Guide & Practice Test Questions for the Certified Emergency Nurse Exam
CEN Review BookView
Test Prep Book's CEN Review Book: Study Guide & Practice Test Questions for the Certified Emergency Nurse Exam
Developed by Test Prep Books for test takers trying to achieve a passing score on the CEN exam, this comprehensive study guide includes:
?Psychosocial & Medical Emergencies
?Maxillofacial, Ocular, Orthopedic, & Wound Emergencies
?Environmental & Toxicology Emergencies & Communicable Diseases
?Detailed Answer Explanations
Disclaimer: CEN? is a registered trademark of the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing "BCEN", who does not endorse, nor is affiliated in any way with the owner or any content of this product.
Each section of the test has a comprehensive review created by Test Prep Books that goes into detail to cover all of the content likely to appear on the CEN test.
The Test Prep Books CEN practice test questions are each followed by detailed answer explanations. If you miss a question, it's important that you are able to understand the nature of your mistake and how to avoid making it again in the future. The answer explanations will help you to learn from your mistakes and overcome them.
Understanding the latest test-taking strategies is essential to preparing you for what you will expect on the exam. A test taker has to not only understand the material that is being covered on the test, but also must be familiar with the strategies that are necessary to properly utilize the time provided and get through the test without making any avoidable errors. Test Prep Books has drilled down the top test-taking tips for you to know.
Anyone planning to take this exam should take advantage of the CEN study guide review material, practice test questions, and test-taking strategies contained in this Test Prep Books study guide.
CEN Review Manual PakReview Manual and 2 Online Exams
CEN Review Manual PakView
The fourth edition of the CEN Review Manual contains valuable tools to enhance your preparation for the CEN examination. Five chapters in the book contain a simulated test consisting of 150 questions. In addition, access to two computerized web-based tests of 175 questions each are provided. This feature will allow the learner to practice taking the CEN exam in the same environment as the actual CEN exam. The learner will be provided with a rationale and a reference for the questions missed on the web-based exam. This edition has been carefully constructed to contain the same proportion of items in each content category as the CEN examination. Your score will clearly indicate any subject area in which you would benefit with further study whether the learner utilizes the book exams or the web-based exams.