Pearson Reviews & Rationales

Reihe
Prentice Hall
Autor
Mary Ann Hogan / Mary Jean Je Ricci / Donna Taliaferro / Sara Bolten  
Verlag
Pearson
Einband
Softcover
Auflage
3
Sprache
Englisch
Seiten
336
Erschienen
April 2013
ISBN13
9780133083590
ISBN
0133083594
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&>For courses covering nursing fundamentals, and/or preparing nursing students for the nursing fundamentals components of the NCLEX-RN® examination. Aligned to the NEW 2013 NCLEX-RN Test Plan!

 

PEARSON REVIEWS & RATIONALES: NURSING FUNDAMENTALS WITH "NURSING REVIEWS & RATIONALES", 3/e provides a clear, concentrated, and up-to-date review of today's "need to know" knowledge for understanding nursing fundamentals. Developed by Mary Ann Hogan, RN and reviewed by a large team of nurse educators, this program can be used by current nursing students as a course study aid, for NCLEX-RN® exam preparation, or by practicing nurses seeking comprehensive yet concise review. Fully reflective of the NEW (2013 NCLEX-RN® Test Plan, it begins with overviews of the nursing process, health assessment, communication, and professional standards; health promotion throughout the life span, skills needed for safe practice. Next, it presents concise chapters on meeting basic human needs, as well as the needs of clients with pain; perioperative clients; and those with altered skin integrity, sensory perception, or mobility. The text concludes with a full chapter on safely administering medications and intravenous fluids. A complete support package includes access to additional questions and the complete eText online, and a tear-out NursingNotes card for clinical reference and quick review.

Features

&>For courses covering nursing fundamentals, and/or preparing nursing students for the nursing fundamentals components of the NCLEX-RN® examination. Aligned to the NEW 2013 NCLEX-RN Test Plan!

 

PEARSON REVIEWS & RATIONALES: NURSING FUNDAMENTALS WITH "NURSING REVIEWS & RATIONALES", 3/e provides a clear, concentrated, and up-to-date review of today's "need to know" knowledge for understanding nursing fundamentals. Developed by Mary Ann Hogan, RN and reviewed by a large team of nurse educators, this program can be used by current nursing students as a course study aid, for NCLEX-RN® exam preparation, or by practicing nurses seeking comprehensive yet concise review. Fully reflective of the NEW (2013) NCLEX-RN® Test Plan, it begins with overviews of the nursing process, health assessment, communication, and professional standards; health promotion throughout the life span, skills needed for safe practice. Next, it presents concise chapters on meeting basic human needs, as well as the needs of clients with pain; perioperative clients; and those with altered skin integrity, sensory perception, or mobility. The text concludes with a full chapter on safely administering medications and intravenous fluids. A complete support package includes access to additional questions and the complete eText online, and a tear-out NursingNotes card for clinical reference and quick review.

 

Hallmark Features

 

Helps prepare students for all nursing fundamentals covered on the NCLEX-RN® exam. Includes comprehensive yet concise coverage of the nursing process; health assessment; communication; professional standards; health promotion; administering medications and intravenous fluids; and meeting basic human needs. Individual chapters also cover the challenges of caring for patients with pain; perioperative clients, and those with altered skin integrity, sensory perception, or mobility.

 

Gives students comprehensive practice that helps them direct their study and build mastery. Contains 10-question pretests in each chapter, open-ended critical thinking "Practice to Pass" questions, 10-question chapter posttests, and hundreds of additional questions online. All NCLEX®-style questions contain comprehensive rationales for correct and incorrect answers, and are coded according to cognitive level of difficulty and NCLEX-RN® Test Plan categories of client need and integrated processes.

 

Offers exceptionally efficient and focused review of key concepts, terms, and techniques. Chapters start with clear objectives, include "Review at a Glance" glossaries of critical terms, and present multiple NCLEX Alerts identifying concepts that are especially likely to be tested.

 

Gives students additional opportunities to apply critical thinking and clinical reasoning. Includes case studies at the end of each chapter, describing true-to-life client case situations and asking open-ended questions about how the student would provide care for this client and his or her family.

 

Provides additional last-minute, "take-anywhere" preparation. Includes a popular tear-out reference card presenting frequently used facts and information, ideal for last-minute exam review as well as ongoing clinical work.

New to this Edition

Fully updated to reflect the nursing fundamentals components of the most current NCLEX-RN® Test Plan.

 

Updated! Content and practice questions updated wherever necessary throughout - to fully reflect the newest NCLEX-RN® Test Plan
  • Ensures that students are studying current content and focusing on the issues most crucial to success on the current NCLEX-RN® exam 
Updated and improved! Presents hundreds of up-to-date online test practice questions at NursingReviewsandRationales.com, many using new alternative item formats - including media-enhanced, hot spot, and exhibit questions
  • Thoroughly familiarizes students with today's computer-based testing experience and the newest question formats, so they will be more comfortable on the actual exam 

Updated! Includes access to the latest eText version of this book online - fully searchable, with note-taking, highlighting, and other features

  • Enables students to read and review anywhere they have an Internet connection

Table of Contents

Preface

1. The Nursing Process

2. Overview of Health Assessment

3. Overview of Communication

4. Overview of Professional Standards

5. Health Promotion throughout the Life Span

6. Overview of Skills Necessary for Safe Practice

7. Meeting Basic Human Needs

8. Meeting Needs of Clients with Pain

9. Meeting Needs of Perioperative Clients

10. Meeting Needs of Clients with Altered Skin Integrity, Sensory Perception, or Mobility

11. Administering Medications and Intravenous Fluids

Index

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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