Critical Care Nursing Certification: Preparation, Review, and Practice Exams, Sixth Edition

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McGraw Hill Professional, Apr 12, 2010 - Medical - 701 pages
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The best review available for Critical Care certification--updated to reflect the latest changes in the CCRN exam

Critical Care Nursing Certification is a complete step-by-step guide that thoroughly covers everything you need to know to pass the examination administered by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN). Following the CCRN blueprint, coverage of each subject has been carefully updated to reflect its level of importance on the actual exam.

Presented in short, easy-to-read chapters, the book includes subject-specific practice exams, allowing you to target your study and quickly identify weak areas. In addition, the handy "Editor's Note" feature explains changes to the exam, highlights what's important, and alerts you to the number of questions you should expect on a given topic.

Everything you need to pass the Critical Care certification exam:

  • NEW! Companion CD-ROM containing two complete practice exams
  • NEW! A section on behavioral and psychological factors in critical care
  • NEW! Expanded neurology section
  • Valuable test-taking tips to help you perform your best ont he exam
  • A practice exam at the end of each part of the book

Content that includes every topic you will see on the exam:
Cardiovascular; Pulmonary; Endocrine; Immunology and Hematology; Neurology; Gastroenterology; Renal; Multiorgan Problems; Synergy; Behavior

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Contents

Part I Cardiovascular
1
Part II Pulmonary
171
Part III Endocrine
263
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Thomas S. Ahrens, DNS, RN, CS, FAAN
Research Scientist
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis, MO
Donna Prentice, RN, APRN, BC, CCRN
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis, MO
Ruth M. Kleinpell, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAANP, FCCM
Director, Center for Clinical Research and Scholarship
Rush University Medical Center
Professor
Rush University College of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Our Lady of the Resurrection
Medical Center
Chicago, IL

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