Saunders 2014-2015 Strategies for Test Success: Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX Exam / Edition 3

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Overview

This is a Pageburst digital book; this title includes two parts: Pageburst Retail Access Card AND Evolve Access Card.

Updated to reflect the most current NCLEX® test plans, Saunders 2014-2015 Strategies for Test Success: Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX Exam, 3rd Edition helps you learn the reasoning skills you need to pass any nursing test from routine quizzes to the NCLEX examination. It offers strategies for time management, critical thinking, and problem solving, and includes realistic, NCLEX exam-style practice questions and tests. This edition adds new study tips and hints, and expands its coverage of alternate item format questions. Written by Linda Anne and Angela Silvestri, this essential resource gives you the tools you need to overcome test anxiety and prepare for NCLEX success.


• 1,000 online practice questions
allow you to apply the strategies learned from the text in a realistic electronic testing environment.
An emphasis on comprehensive test preparation helps you develop, refine, and apply the reasoning skills you need to succeed throughout nursing school and on the NCLEX examination.
Chapters on specific question content such as prioritization, pharmacology, and delegation provide numerous examples to prepare you for higher-level questions.
A Developing Study Skills chapter provides helpful tips on improving time management for more efficient exam preparation.
Helpful Tips for the Beginning Nursing Student highlight the most important concepts needed for exam success.


• UPDATED and Unique!
Test-Taking Strategies now highlight topics you may review for further remediation in Saunders Strategies for Test Success and Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX Exam.
New! 500 more practice questions have been added to the Evolve companion website, bringing the total to 1,000 questions.
Expanded coverage of alternate item format questions includes a NEW chapter with explanations and strategies for analyzing and answering these questions, updated practice questions, and a special icon highlighting these question types.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781455733194
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 9/17/2013
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 280
  • Sales rank: 64,256
  • Product dimensions: 8.54 (w) x 10.74 (h) x 0.43 (d)

Table of Contents

PART I: Study and Test Preparation

1. Preparing for Nursing Examinations

2. Developing Study Skills

3. Reducing Test Anxiety

4. NCLEX Preparation

PART II: Strategies for Success

5. Alternate Item Formats NEW!

6. How to Avoid ‘Reading Into The Question’

7. Positive and Negative Event Queries

8. Questions Requiring Prioritization

9. Leading and Managing, Delegating, and Assignment-Making Questions

10. Communication Questions

11. Pharmacology Questions

12. Additional Pyramid Strategies

PART III: Practice Tests

13. Fundamental Skills Questions

14. Adult Health Questions

15. Mental Health Questions

16. Maternity Questions

17. Child Health Questions

18. Pharmacology Questions

19. Delegating/Prioritizing Questions

20. Leadership/Management Questions

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