Family Nurse Practitioner Intensive Review: Fast Facts and Practice Questions, Second Edition / Edition 2

Family Nurse Practitioner Intensive Review: Fast Facts and Practice Questions, Second Edition / Edition 2

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by Maria T. Codina Leik
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826134246

ISBN-13: 9780826134240

Pub. Date: 08/28/2013

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Also Available As: The FNP Certification Review App!

Praise for the First Edition:

This is a well written, comprehensive review aimed at preparing readers for successfully completing a board certification exam...This is a wonderful comprehensive review in a concise study guide format.--Doody's Medical Reviews

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Also Available As: The FNP Certification Review App!

Praise for the First Edition:

This is a well written, comprehensive review aimed at preparing readers for successfully completing a board certification exam...This is a wonderful comprehensive review in a concise study guide format.--Doody's Medical Reviews

The second edition of this acclaimed FNP review continues to promote efficient, time-saving study by synthesizing the key content needed to pass the NP Certification Exam into a concise, well-organized format. Using test-taking strategies meticulously developed by the author, the Review provides unique question dissection techniques, targeted key content review, 600 in-depth practice questions, and detailed, current exam information in a fast facts style. This second edition includes new chapters on pediatrics and adolescence and an extensive new section on geriatrics that encompasses body/metabolic changes, common disorders, and hospice/ethical considerations. The book also presents an expanded, intensive pharmacology review, 100 new exam questions, and is the only review to offer a new research chapter providing elements of research needed for E-B practice.

The book reviews the complete lifespan from pediatrics to geriatrics and including pregnancy, and covers non-clinical content including ethics, medico-legal issues, advanced practice law, and reimbursement guidelines. The review of primary care disorders is organized by body system. The content is applicable for certification exams for both the ANCC and the AANP. This book is also a great companion to the FNP Certification Review app, coming soon for your iPhone or iPad!

New to this edition:

  • Reorganized for greater ease of use
  • Provides extensive new section on geriatrics
  • Contains expanded coverage of pediatrics and adolescence
  • Offers expanded intensive-style pharmacology review
  • Presents elements of research needed for E-B practice
  • Includes 100 new questions for a title of 600 high-yield questions

Why use this review?

  • Delineates strategic question dissection techniques for study success developed by the author, a leading provider of exam preparation education for over 20 years
  • Provides precisely targeted content review
  • Offers 600 in-depth practice questions and detailed exam information
  • Includes Exam Tips and Clinical Tips to help prioritize test content.
  • It is the only book to present elements of research needed for E-B practice
  • Outlines normal findings and benign variants in physical assessment of each body system
  • Includes succinct review of diseases commonly seen in primary care
  • It's a great companion to the forthcoming FNP Certification Review app!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826134240
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
08/28/2013
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
640
Sales rank:
30,038
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Contributors and Reviewers xi

SECTION I: EXAM AND HEALTH SCREENING OVERVIEW

1. Certifi cation Exam Information 3

2. Question Dissection and Analysis 27

3. Pharmacology Review 71

SECTION II: SYSTEMS REVIEW

4. Health Screening and Health Promotion Review 97

5. Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat Review 107

6. Skin and Integumentary System Review 123

7. Cardiovascular System Review 145

8. Pulmonary System Review 173

9. Endocrine System Review 191

10. Gastrointestinal System Review 207

11. Renal System Review 219

12. Nervous System Review 227

13. Hematological System Review 241

14. Musculoskeletal System Review 251

15. Psychosocial Mental Health Review 267

SECTION III: REPRODUCTIVE REVIEW

16. Men’s Health Review 283

17. Women’s Health Review 291

18. Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

or Infections (STIs) Review 307

19. Women’s Health: Pregnancy and Childbirth Review 321

SECTION IV: PEDIATRICS AND ADOLESCENTS REVIEW

20. Pediatrics Review: Newborns 343

21. Pediatrics Review: Toddlers (Ages 2 to 3 Years) 361

22. Pediatrics Review: School-Aged (Including Preschool) 367

23. Adolescents Review 373

SECTION V: GERIATRICS REVIEW

24. Body and Metabolic Changes in the Older Adult 385

25. Common Disorders in Geriatrics 389

26. Hospice 409

SECTION VI: PROFESSIONAL ISSUES REVIEW

27. Medico-Legal, Ethical Guidelines, and Advanced Practice Law 413

28. Nursing Research Review 427

SECTION VII: PRACTICE QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

29. Practice Questions 435

30. Answers With Rationale 545

References 609

Abbreviations 615

Index 625

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