NCLEX-PN Exam Prep / Edition 2

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Overview

NCLEX-PN Exam Prep, Third Edition, offers in-depth coverage of all the topics a candidate needs to study for NCLEX's newest practical nurse licensing exam. This book blends the ideal level of discussion, drawings, tables, and exercises into a focused format designed for efficient and comprehensive study. It offers special features such as fast facts, notes, tips, and exam alerts. As demanded by the exam itself, it also highlights judgment skills throughout; for example, critical thinking exercises provide students with the opportunity to integrate and make sense of complex sets of facts. NCLEX-PN Exam Prep, Third Edition, includes an extensive set of questions and Answer Rationales in each chapter, plus two complete exams -- totaling 530 practice questions in all.

  • Master the NCLEX®-PN exam materials in all tested subject areas
  • Prepare with four comprehensive practice tests
  • Analyze your test readiness and areas for further study with topic-focused chapter tests
  • CD-ROM—based practice exam includes an interactive Computer Adaptive Test (CAT) engine for a meaningful exam experience with approximately 500 questions
  • Learn important test-taking strategies to maximize your score and diminish your anxiety

We provide you with the proven study tools and expert insight that will help you score higher on your exam.

  • Study Tips like the advice and instruction that a personal tutor might provide.
  • Notes, Tips, and Cautions provide you with hints and strategies that will help you reduce your mistakes on the exam.
  • Comprehensive discussion of all subject areas covered on the NCLEX®-PN Exam.
  • Practice Questions that include detailed explanations of correct and incorrect answers–so you can learn the material from your success and mistakes.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789747952
  • Publisher: Pearson IT Certification
  • Publication date: 6/27/2011
  • Series: Exam Prep Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 960
  • Sales rank: 199,902
  • Product dimensions: 8.42 (w) x 10.68 (h) x 1.32 (d)

Meet the Author

Wilda Rinehart received an Associate Degree in Nursing from Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville, Mississippi. After working as a staff nurse and charge nurse, she became a public health nurse and served in that capacity for a number of years. In 1975, she received her nurse practitioner certification in the area of obstetrics-gynecology from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. In 1979, she completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Mississippi University for Women. In 1980, she completed her Master of Science degree in Nursing from the same university and accepted a faculty position at Northeast Mississippi Community College, where she taught medical-surgical nursing and maternal-newborn nursing. In 1982, she founded Rinehart and Associates Nursing Consultants. For the past 26 years, she and her associates have worked with nursing graduates and schools of nursing to assist graduates to pass the National Council Licensure Exam for Nursing. She has also worked as a curriculum consultant with faculty to improve test construction. Ms. Rinehart has served as a convention speaker throughout the southeastern United States and as a reviewer of medical-surgical and obstetric texts. She has co-authored materials used in seminars presented by Rinehart and Associates Nursing Review. As the president of Rinehart and Associates, she serves as the coordinator of a company dedicated to improving the quality of health through nursing education.

Dr. Diann Sloan received an Associate Degree in Nursing from Northeast Mississippi Community College, a Bachelor of Sceince degree in Nursing from the University of Mississippi, and a Master of Science degree in Nursing from Mississippi University for Women. In addition to her nursing degrees, she holds a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from Georgia State University and a Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education, with minors in both Psychology and Educational Psychology, from Mississippi State University. She has completed additional graduate studies in healthcare administration at Western New England College and the University of Mississippi. Dr. Sloan has taught pediatric nursing, psychiatric mental health nursing, and medical surgical nursing in both associate degree and baccalaureate nursing programs. As a member of Rinehart and Associates Nursing Review, Dr. Sloan has conducted test construction workshops for faculty and nursing review seminars for both registered and practical nurse graduates. She has coauthored materials used in the item-writing workshops for nursing faculty and Rinehart and Associates Nursing Review. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau nursing honor society.

Clara Hurd received an Associate Degree in Nursing from Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville, Mississippi (1975). Her experiences in nursing are clinically based, having served as a staff nurse in medical-surgical nursing. She has worked as an oncology, intensive care, orthopedic, neurological, and pediatric nurse. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of North Alabama in Florence, Alabama, and her Master of Science degree in Nursing from the Mississippi University for Women in Columbus, Mississippi. Ms Hurd is a certified nurse educator. She currently serves as a nurse educator consultant and an independent contractor. Ms. Hurd has taught in both associate degree and baccalaureate degree nursing programs. She was a faculty member of Mississippi University for Women; Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee; Tennessee State University in Nashville, Tennessee; and Northeast Mississippi Community College. Ms. Hurd joined Rinehart and Associates in 1993. She has worked with students in preparing for the National Council Licensure Exam and with faculty as a consultant in writing test items. Ms. Hurd has also been a presenter at nursing conventions on various topics, including item-writing for nursing faculty. Her primary professional goal is to prepare the student and graduate for excellence in the delivery of healthcare.

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Table of Contents

*Table of Contents from 2nd Edition
-Cram Sheet
-Introduction
-Self-Assessment
1 Preparing for the NCLEX
2 Simplifying Pharmacology
3 Respiratory System
4 Renal and Genitourinary System
5 Hemapotoietic System
6 Obstetrical Client
7 AIDS
8 Disseminated Intervascular Coagulation
9 Acid-based Balance/Fluid and Electrolytes
10 Burns
11 Eyes
12 Ears
13 Cancer
14 Pediatric Client
15 Gastrointestinal System
16 Musculoskeletal System
17 Endocrine System
18 Cardiovascular System
19 Neurological System
20 Psychiatric Disorders
21 Practice Exam 1
22 Answer Key 1
23 Practice Exam 2
24 Answer Key 2
What's on the CD
Things you Forgot
Legal Issues
Need to Know More
Glossary
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    Posted August 15, 2011

    Highly Recommended

    I passed the NCLEX PN the first time using the Exam Cram comprehensive review and practice questions. I had purchased other NCLEX review books, but found this one to be the best. The review was simplistic and easy to understand. The questions had excellent rationals. :)

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