CHPN Exam Secrets Study Guide

  • Filename: chpn-exam-secrets-study-guide.
  • ISBN: 1609713443
  • Release Date: 2015-02-25
  • Number of pages: 126
  • Author: Mometrix Media
  • Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc



***Includes Practice Test Questions*** CHPN Exam Secrets helps you ace the Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse Examination, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive CHPN Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. CHPN Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to CHPN Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Content review including: Visceral Pain, Somatic Pain, Neuropathic Pain, Nociceptive Pain, Pseudoaddiction, NSAID Use, JCAHO, ABCDE Mnemonic, Nociceptors, Myoclonus, Pseudo Tolerance, Opioid, Ketamine, Neuropathic Pain Scale, Adjuvants, Meperidine, Ketorolac, Physical Dependence, Transmucosal Fentanyl Citrate, Methadone, Oxycodone, Hydromorphone, QUESTT Pediatric Pain Assessment, Cachexia, Anorexia, Spinal Cord Compression, Dyspnea, Hydrocolloid Dressings, Xerostomia, Swallowing Disorder, Delirium, and much more... Disclaimer: The National Board for Certification of Hospice and Palliative Nurses (NBCHPN) does not endorse this product and is not affiliated in any way with the owner/operator of this website or any content on this website.

CHPN Exam Practice Questions

  • Filename: chpn-exam-practice-questions.
  • ISBN: 1627332081
  • Release Date: 2014-03-31
  • Number of pages: 107
  • Author: Mometrix Media
  • Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc



CHPN Exam Practice Questions are the simplest way to prepare for the Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse Examination. Practice is an essential part of preparing for a test and improving a test taker's chance of success. The best way to practice taking a test is by going through lots of practice test questions. Our CHPN Exam Practice Questions give you the opportunity to test your knowledge on a set of questions. You can know everything that is going to be covered on the test and it will not do you any good on test day if you have not had a chance to practice. Repetition is a key to success and using practice test questions allows you to reinforce your strengths and improve your weaknesses. Detailed answer explanations are also included for each question. It may sound obvious, but you have to know which questions you missed (and more importantly why you missed them) to be able to avoid making the same mistakes again when you take the real test. That's why our CHPN Exam Practice Questions include answer keys with detailed answer explanations. These in-depth answer explanations will allow you to better understand any questions that were difficult for you or that you needed more help to understand. Disclaimer: The National Board for Certification of Hospice and Palliative Nurses (NBCHPN) does not endorse this product and is not affiliated in any way with the owner/operator of this website or any content on this website.

CHPNA Exam Secrets

  • Filename: chpna-exam-secrets.
  • ISBN: 1609713451
  • Release Date: 2014-03-31
  • Number of pages: 100
  • Author: Mometrix Media
  • Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc



***Includes Practice Test Questions*** CHPNA Exam Secrets helps you ace the Certified Hospice and Palliative Nursing Assistant Examination, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive CHPNA Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. CHPNA Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to CHPNA Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Content review including: End-Of-Life Care, Monitoring Pain Levels, Decreased Activity Level, Respiratory Failure, Cardiac Activity, Fatigued Patient, Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions, Edema, Ascites, Risks For Skin Breakdown, Oxygen Administration, Tachypnea, Bradypnea, Hyperventilation, Hypoventilation, Dyspnea, Ostomy Care, Nasogastric Feeding Tubes, Xerostomia, Stomatitis, Central Venous Catheter, Intravenous (IV) Therapy, Ambulatory Patient, Therapeutic Intervention, and much more... Disclaimer: The National Board for Certification of Hospice and Palliative Nurses (NBCHPN) does not endorse this product and is not affiliated in any way with the owner/operator of this website or any content on this website.

Hospice and Palliative Nursing

  • Filename: hospice-and-palliative-nursing.
  • ISBN: 1558102531
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 106
  • Author: Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association
  • Publisher: Amer Nurses Assn



Symptom Management Algorithms

  • Filename: symptom-management-algorithms.
  • ISBN: 1888411201
  • Release Date: 2008-07-01
  • Number of pages: 208
  • Author: Linda Wrede-Seaman
  • Publisher:



Excellent resource for those caring for patients with distressing symptoms in hospice, cancer or community settings. Includes detailled nursing assessments of etiologies of distressing symptoms, treatment guidelines using the algorithmic model for pain, dyspnea, diarrhea, and all other distressing conditions as well as common issues such as skin care, seizure protocols, management of falls, including lots of tables for adujuvant therapies, scales to use for documentation of care, and non pharmacologic interventions. Caring communication, spiritual assessment and guidelines as well as cultural sensitivity guides are included. An awesome practical pocket sized book for anyone in the hospice and palliative care field.

Gerontological Nursing

  • Filename: gerontological-nursing.
  • ISBN: 9781449617806
  • Release Date: 2010-10-25
  • Number of pages: 869
  • Author: Kristen L. Mauk
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers



Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition. Gerontological Nursing: Competencies for Care, Second Edition is a comprehensive and student-accessible text that offers a holistic and inter-disciplinary approach to caring for the elderly. The framework for the text is built around the Core Competencies set forth by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and the John A. Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing. Building upon their knowledge in prior medical surgical courses, this text gives students the skills and theory needed to provide outstanding care for the growing elderly population. It is the first of its kind to have more than 40 contributing authors from many different disciplines. Some of the key features include chapter outlines, learning objectives, discussion questions, personal reflection boxes, and case studies.

Spanish for Health Care Professionals

  • Filename: spanish-for-health-care-professionals.
  • ISBN: 0764139282
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 310
  • Author: William C. Harvey
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series



Presents a guide to the aspects of the Spanish language most useful for professionals in the health care field that covers basic grammar and specialized vocabulary.

Fast Facts for the Hospice Nurse

  • Filename: fast-facts-for-the-hospice-nurse.
  • ISBN: 9780826131997
  • Release Date: 2017-01-28
  • Number of pages: 208
  • Author: Patricia Moyle Wright, PhD, CRNP, ACNS-BC
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company



An on-the-go reference for hospice nurses and those interested in end-of-life care, this practical guide covers the essential elements in the compassionate and holistic care of terminally ill patients and their families. Nurses care for patients facing end-of-life issues in every practice specialty and, as the U.S. population continues to age, the need for proficiency in end-of-life skills will become increasingly important. Fast Facts for the Hospice Nurse: A Concise Guide to End-of-Life Care is an invaluable resource that provides emotional, administrative, and palliative support, whether in a hospice, long-term care facility, or acute care setting. This vital go-to text clearly and concisely lays out not only how to care for patients facing end-of-life issues, but also how to engage in self-care and cope with occupational stress. Beginning with an overview of hospice care, including its history and philosophy, this book offers a timeline of the growth of the hospice movement in the United States. Subsequent sections include up-to-date information on the clinical responsibilities of the hospice nurse in addressing the physical, psychological, and spiritual needs of terminally ill patients and their families in a culturally sensitive way. This book also outlines the administrative duties of the hospice nurse, including hospice documentation, a review of hospice regulations, and quality management. The closing section focuses on occupational stress in hospice nursing and how to engage in self-care. This text can serve as a useful clinical resource and also as a reference for nurses seeking hospice certification from the Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center. Key Features Organized within the context of the scope and standards of practice of the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association. Addresses key points about issues unique to hospice nursing and highlights evidence-based interventions Addresses important Medicare regulations and reimbursement Offers numerous clinical resources to assist with hospice nursing practice Serves as a concise study resource for hospice nursing certification

From Silence to Voice

  • Filename: from-silence-to-voice.
  • ISBN: 9780801467363
  • Release Date: 2013-05-03
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Bernice Buresh
  • Publisher: Cornell University Press



To get the resources and respect they need, nurses have long had to be advocates for themselves and their profession, not just for their patients. For a decade, From Silence to Voice has provided nurses with the tools they need to explain the breath and complexity of nursing work. Bernice Buresh and Suzanne Gordon have helped nurses around the world speak up and convey to the public that nursing is more than dedication and caring-it demands specialized knowledge, expertise across a range of medical technologies, and decision-making about life-and-death issues. "Nurses and nursing organizations," they write, "must go out and tell the public what nurses really do so that patients can actually get the benefit of their expert care." The comprehensively revised and updated third edition of From Silence to Voice will help nurses construct messages using a range of traditional and new social media that accurately describe the true nature of their work. Because nurses are busy, the communication techniques in this book are designed to integrate naturally into nurses' everyday lives and to complement nurses' work with patients and families.

Boiler Operator s Exam Preparation Guide

  • Filename: boiler-operator-s-exam-preparation-guide.
  • ISBN: 9780071503532
  • Release Date: 1997-03-22
  • Number of pages: 369
  • Author: Theodore Sauselein
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



If the exam is on boiler operation, this guide is your fast track to acing the test! It was written by a licensed professional engineer specifically for those who work with boilers and want to pass licensing exams. With this results-oriented review guide, you’ll save study time. The Boiler Operator’s Exam Preparation Guide focuses right in on exactly the kind of problems you will find on your exam. It’s packed with practice multiple choice, problem-solving, and essay questions to help you prepare—plus this guide shows you how to answer, step by step. Working at your own pace, you’ll polish up your problem-solving skills and build up your knowledge of the underlying theories of thermodynamics and mechanics. The Boiler Operator's Exam Preparation Guide is your one-stop source for acing any exam on boiler operation!

Nursing Care at the End of Life

  • Filename: nursing-care-at-the-end-of-life.
  • ISBN: 0803611285
  • Release Date: 2006
  • Number of pages: 453
  • Author: Joyce Valborg Zerwekh
  • Publisher: F A Davis Company



Nursing Care at the End of Life: Palliative Care for Patients and Families explores the deep issues of caring for the dying and suffering. The book is based on the Hospice Family Caregiving Model previously published by the author and focuses on the practice implications of care for the dying. The book is written in a clear and user-friendly style, and is ideal for undergraduate nursing students learning about dying, suffering, and caring for individuals and their families. Focuses on practical tips for dealing with a dying patient

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