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Kaplan NCLEX-RN premier 2015-2016 : with 2 practice tests

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Book + DVD.

From the publisher. Pass the NCLEX-RN or your money back -- guaranteed! NCLEX-RN Premier 2015-2016 with 2 Practice Tests combines Kaplan's unique strategy guide with the most test-like questions available to help you to meet the challenges of this exacting computer-adaptive test, including: 2 practice tests (one in the book, one online); DVD with 60 minutes of video tutorials led by noted NCLEX expert Barbara Irwin; mobile study resources for prep on the go; instant online analysis and feedback on your performance; in-depth analysis of NCLEX-RN question types, including alternate format questions; 47-item sample of Kaplan's rigorous NCLEX-RN Question Bank online; detailed answer explanations; tips for mastering the computer-adaptive test. With efficient test prep via book + DVD + online + mobile, Kaplan's NCLEX-RN Premier 2015-2016 will make you assured and confident on test day.

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Wood Library Association - Canandaigua 610.73 KAP (Text)
Adult Test Preparation
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781618658746
  • ISBN: 1618658743
  • Physical Description: xvii, 511 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 DVD (4 3/4 in.)
  • Edition: Book + DVD.
  • Publisher: New York : Kaplan Publishing, 2015.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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 format 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- 7. Psychosocial integrity -- Abuse/ neglect -- Behavioral interventions -- Chemical and other dependencies -- Coping mechanisms -- Crisis intervention -- 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 -- 8. Physiological integrity : basic care and comfort -- Assistive devices -- Elimination -- Mobility/ immobility -- Nonpharmacological comfort interventions -- Nutrition and oral hydration -- Personal hygiene -- Rest and sleep -- 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 -- 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 for surgical procedures and health alterations -- System-specific assessments -- Therapeutic procedures -- 11. Physiological integrity : physiological adaptation -- Alterations in body systems -- Fluid and electrolyte imbalances -- Hemodynamics -- Illness management -- Medical emergencies -- Pathophysiology -- Unexpected response to therapies --
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 -- US-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 boards of nursing -- Appendix E : Pearson professional centers offering NCLEX-RN examinations.
Summary, etc.:
From the publisher. Pass the NCLEX-RN or your money back -- guaranteed! NCLEX-RN Premier 2015-2016 with 2 Practice Tests combines Kaplan's unique strategy guide with the most test-like questions available to help you to meet the challenges of this exacting computer-adaptive test, including: 2 practice tests (one in the book, one online); DVD with 60 minutes of video tutorials led by noted NCLEX expert Barbara Irwin; mobile study resources for prep on the go; instant online analysis and feedback on your performance; in-depth analysis of NCLEX-RN question types, including alternate format questions; 47-item sample of Kaplan's rigorous NCLEX-RN Question Bank online; detailed answer explanations; tips for mastering the computer-adaptive test. With efficient test prep via book + DVD + online + mobile, Kaplan's NCLEX-RN Premier 2015-2016 will make you assured and confident on test day.
Subject: Nursing > Examinations, questions, etc.
Nursing > Examinations > Study guides.
National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses > Study guides.
Nurses > Licenses > United States > Examinations > Study guides.


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