Maternal-Child Nursing Test Success: An Unfolding Case Study Review [NOOK Book]

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Based on a philosophy of active learning, this innovative and refreshing study aid is designed to help students learn the fundamentals of maternal-child nursing through unfolding case studies. Nursing content is woven into vivid case vignettes that evolve over time, thus engaging students and helping them develop critical thinking and clinical decision-making skills. The text also serves as a comprehensive workbook for students preparing for the NCLEX-RN®. It is the only maternal-child nursing review text to ...

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Maternal-Child Nursing Test Success: An Unfolding Case Study Review

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Overview

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Based on a philosophy of active learning, this innovative and refreshing study aid is designed to help students learn the fundamentals of maternal-child nursing through unfolding case studies. Nursing content is woven into vivid case vignettes that evolve over time, thus engaging students and helping them develop critical thinking and clinical decision-making skills. The text also serves as a comprehensive workbook for students preparing for the NCLEX-RN®. It is the only maternal-child nursing review text to integrate content with practice and professional responsibilities to foster an engrossing real-world learning experience.

The case vignettes are based on actual cases and incorporate all core content topics (assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation of patient care) for maternal-child nursing and NCLEX-RN® success. The book includes multiple choice, matching, true/false and calculation questions, each related to the unfolding clinical situation. Exercise answers with rationale appear at the end of each chapter. References at the end of the book facilitate self-remediation. Nurse-educators will also find this resource helpful for simulation experiences, classroom cases, group projects, and clinical conferences.

Key Features:

  • Reviews maternal-child nursing core content for course learning and test review prep, as well as for NCLEX-RN® success
  • Uses unfolding, real-life case vignettes to integrate core content with practice and professional responsibilities
  • Covers all types of NCLEX-style questions for greater test familiarity
  • Incorporates online resources for use in clinical settings
  • Develops critical thinking skills to help students think like a nurse

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826141576
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/24/2011
  • Series: Nursing Test Success
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 888,006
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Frances H. Cornelius, PhD, MSN, RN-BC, CNE, is Associate Clinical Professor, Chair of the MSN Advanced Practice Role Department, and Coordinator of Informatics Projects at Drexel University, College of Nursing and Health Professions.
She is a certified nurse informaticist and has been the recipient of several grants. Dr. Cornelius has collaborated on the development of mobile applications as Coordinator of Informatics Projects including the Patient Assessment and Care Plan Development (PACPD) tool, which is a PDA tool with a Web-based companion, and Gerontology Reasoning Informatics Programs (the GRIP project). She is co-Editor of Cornelius/Gallagher-Gordon, PDA Connections (LWW), an innovative textbook designed to teach healthcare professionals how to use mobile devices for 'point-of-care' access of information, and Maternal-Child Test Success Through Unfolding Case Study Review (2011). She has written 6 book chapters and has published 19 journal articles on her work. Dr. Cornelius has delivered numerous peer-reviewed presentations in the US, Spain, Canada, and Korea.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to test taking skills
2. Newborn nursery case studies
3. Late postpartum case studies
4. Pre-conceptual health case studies
5. Prenatal care case studies
6. Preterm labor case studies
7. Ectopic Pregnancy case studies
8. Intrapartum complications case studies
9. Abruptio placenta -
11. Intrapartum nursing care & preterm labor
12. Intrapartum complications
13. Postpartum care
14. Vaginal delivery
15. NICU care
16. Other NICU Cases

a. Genetic disorder (trisomy)
b. Cardiac surgery of a patent ductus arteriosis c. Ethical case of a baby on a ventilator that has no EEG activity d. Neonatal abstinence syndrome e. Birth trauma f. Necrotizing enterocolitis g. Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD)
h. Polycythemia

18. Discharge teaching and medication reconciliation -

Each Case Study will include approximately 10 questions; approximately 320 Q&As Answer section will include rationale for right & wrong answers (using a tight design)

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