Saunders Q & A Review Cards for the NCLEX-RN® Exam - E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Mar 26, 2013 - Medical - 728 pages

With Saunders Q & A Review Cards for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 2nd Edition, you can study anytime and anywhere! The ideal companion to Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination, Linda Silvestri’s review cards contain 1,200 practice questions — each including test-taking strategies and detailed rationales for both correct and incorrect answers. Practice questions, organized by clinical area, appear on the front of each card with an icon indicating client need. The reverse side shows answers and rationales, along with Silvestri’s unique test-taking strategies and priority nursing action tips.

  • 1,200 practice questions include detailed rationales for both correct and incorrect answers.
  • Alternate item format questions include multiple response, prioritizing, fill-in-the-blank, chart/exhibit, and figure/illustration to prepare you for the prioritizing, decision-making, and critical thinking skills needed to pass the NCLEX-RN.
  • UNIQUE! Test-taking strategies for each question provide direction and hints to the correct answer.
  • UNIQUE! Highlighted keywords or phrases in each answer identify a recommended review topic related to the question.
  • Numerous pharmacology questions reflect the heavy emphasis on pharmacology on the NCLEX-RN.
  • NEW! Organization of questions by clinical area lets you focus on weak areas and also use the cards as study aids in your course exams.
  • UPDATED content reflects the most recent NCLEX-RN test plan.
  • Increased coverage of pharmacology, prioritization, delegation, and triage/disaster management reflects the increased emphasis on these topics on the NCLEX-RN.
  • NEW! Attractive, full-color design makes it quick and easy to locate questions in the various content areas.
 

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Contents

1 Fundamental Skills Questions
1
2 LeadershipManagementDelegatingPrioritizing Questions
83
3 Pharmacology Questions
145
4 Maternity Questions
261
5 Child Health Questions
347
6 Adult Health Questions
449
7 Mental Health Questions
643
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Linda Anne Silvestri has provided decades of nursing education and leadership that has directly impacted the growing and needed nursing workforce. Her research focused on a holistic investigation of predictors leading to success on the licensure examination. Her findings, published in the Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, led to significant contributions, filling a critical need in NCLEX® preparation. Linda’s vision was to provide a holistic educational approach to ensure overall well-being in test anxiety and self-efficacy, and success on the NCLEX®. As a leader in providing global NCLEX® preparation resources published by Elsevier, she strives for excellence in publication quality, based on the discovery of new knowledge in nursing, standards of care, and research-based studies. Her published resources ensure nursing graduates’ ability to make sound clinical judgments as they serve the public and the nursing profession. Linda is also a Next Generation NCLEX® Subject Matter Expert and Consultant for Elsevier.

Angela Silvestri is a well-known nurse educator, researcher, and author. She has been teaching and working in university administrative roles for the past 10 years at all levels of nursing education. She has experience teaching across the program and in classroom and clinical settings in the areas of Nutrition and Human Development Across the Lifespan, Foundations of Care in Nursing, Gerontological Nursing, Complex Care in Nursing, and Leadership and Transition to Practice in pre-nursing and undergraduate nursing programs. She is currently serving as the Program Director for the undergraduate BSN program at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She is a sought-out speaker at national conferences on the topic of nursing school success. Her passion for college student success comes through in her work at the School of Nursing teaching Leadership and licensure exam preparation and in publishing research and best-selling licensure exam review resources on national and international levels.

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