Arco Master The Nursing School and Allied Health Entrance Exams

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For more than 20 years this comprehensive book has covered everythingthe student needs to know about entrance examinations for nursing and allied health programs. The book includes over 1,300 practice questions and reviews of verbal and mathematical skills, general science, physical sciences, chemistry, and health. It arms the prospective student with testtaking strategies as well as useful information on nursing schools and financial aid. Dr. Gooding has updated this edition to include the latest information for...
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Overview

For more than 20 years this comprehensive book has covered everythingthe student needs to know about entrance examinations for nursing and allied health programs. The book includes over 1,300 practice questions and reviews of verbal and mathematical skills, general science, physical sciences, chemistry, and health. It arms the prospective student with testtaking strategies as well as useful information on nursing schools and financial aid. Dr. Gooding has updated this edition to include the latest information for the following: Psychological Corporation exams, National League for Nursing (NLN) exams, Psychological Services Bureau exams, Nurse Entrance Test (NET), and Allied Health Professions Admission Test (AHPAT). These updates feature revised mathematics and allied health sections and additional criticalthinking questions.

The only prep book to cover registerednursing, practicalnursing, and allied health entrance exams Over 1,300 practice questions that reflect the real tests Reviews of all subject areas included on these tests Uptodate information on selecting and financing a nursing or allied health education Testtaking strategies for all types of questions on the tests Expert coaching from a top nursing educator A book that has successfully prepared prospective nursing and allied health students for over 20 years

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780768918397
  • Publisher: Peterson's
  • Publication date: 3/15/2005
  • Edition number: 17
  • Pages: 500
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I Information About Nursing and Allied Health Programs and Entrance Examinations
About the Nursing Profession 3
Selecting a Nursing Career 3
Selecting a Nursing Program 4
Selecting an Allied Health Program 4
Financial Aid Sources 5
About the Examinations 7
Special Features of This Book 16
Part II Practice for Registered Nursing School Entrance Examinations
Unit 1 Verbal Ability 21
What Verbal Ability Is and How It Is Measured 21
Etymology-Key to Word Recognition 23
Know Your Roots (or Stems) 24
Prefixes and Suffixes 26
Increased Word Power from Beginning to End 29
Synonyms 29
Synonyms Test 35
Answer Key 41
Antonyms 42
Antonyms Test 45
Answer Key 50
Skill with Verbal Analogies 51
Verbal Analogies Test 56
Answer Key 63
Let's Put You to the Test 64
Final Verbal Ability Examination 66
Answer Key 74
Unit 2 Mathematics 75
Tips for Studying Mathematics 75
Mathematics Review 76
Test 1 100
Test 2 103
Test 3 106
Test 4 109
Quantitative Comparisons Test 5 113
Quantitative Comparisons Test 6 119
Final Mathematics Examination 122
Answer Key 130
Explanatory Answers 132
Unit 3 Science 153
Introduction 153
Characteristics of Organisms 153
Concepts Related to Health Sciences 160
Science Glossary 167
Chemistry and Physics Test 1 189
Chemistry and Physics Test 2 195
Human Anatomy and Physiology Test 3 200
Human Anatomy and Physiology Test 4 206
Biology Test 5 211
General Science Test 6 217
Final Science Examination Test 7 224
Answer Key 231
Explanatory Answers 235
Unit 4 Reading Comprehension 263
Techniques of Reading Interpretation 263
Test 1 275
Test 2 280
Test 3 282
Test 4 285
Test 5 287
Test 6 289
Answer Key 290
Part III Practice for Allied Health School Entrance Examinations
Unit 5 Verbal Ability 293
Synonyms Test 1 294
Antonyms Test 2 297
Answer Key 300
Unit 6 Quantitative Ability 301
Nonverbal Arithmetic Test 1 302
Problem Solving Test 2 305
Algebra Test 3 307
Quantiative Comparisons Test 4 308
Answer Key 313
Explanatory Answers 314
Unit 7 Science 321
Cells, Structure, and Function Test 1 324
Biology Test 2 329
Biology Test 3 332
Human Anatomy and Physiology Test 4 334
Chemistry Test 5 342
Chemistry and Physical Science Test 6 344
Answer Key 349
Explanatory Answers 352
Unit 8 Reading Comprehension 367
Reading Passage 1 368
Reading Passage 2 370
Reading Passage 3 372
Reading Passage 4 374
Answer Key 377
Part IV Practice for Practical/Vocational Nursing School Entrance Examinations
Unit 9 Verbal Skills 381
Antonyms Test 1 383
Antonyms Test 2 387
Synonyms Test 3 389
Synonyms Test 4 393
Spelling Usage Test 5 395
Answer Key 397
Unit 10 Arithmetic and Mathematics 399
Review of Basic Operations 399
Solutions to Practice Exercises 414
Arithmetic Test 1 425
Arithmetic Test 2 427
Final Arithmetic and Mathematics Test 429
Answer Key 432
Explanatory Answers 433
Unit 11 Health and Science 439
Health and Science Glossary 439
Test 1 447
Test 2 450
Test 3 453
Test 4 456
Answer Key 462
Explanatory Answers 464
Unit 12 Reading Comprehension 473
Test 1 474
Test 2 476
Test 3 478
Test 4 481
Test 5 483
Answer Key 485
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