Fundamentals Success A Q A Review Applying Critical Thinking to Test Taking

  • Filename: fundamentals-success-a-q-a-review-applying-critical-thinking-to-test-taking.
  • ISBN: 9780803644854
  • Release Date: 2015-05-27
  • Number of pages: 576
  • Author: Patricia M Nugent
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis



More than 1,340 classroom-tested, NCLEX-style questions—including more than 440 alternate-item-format questions—reflect the latest advances in medical technology as well as the most recent guidelines and standards of care for nursing practice.

Pharmacology Success

  • Filename: pharmacology-success.
  • ISBN: 9780803641129
  • Release Date: 2014-03-25
  • Number of pages: 502
  • Author: Ray A Hargrove-Huttel
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis



Two books in one! Course review now. NCLEX-prep later. 1,250 critical thinking questions (both multiple choice and alternate format) organize the seemingly huge volume of pharmacology information you must master into manageable sections divided by body systems and specific diseases. You’ll not only learn to associate the medication with the disease process, making learning easier, but are also be to evaluate your knowledge of medications prior to taking exams.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Success

  • Filename: psychiatric-mental-health-nursing-success.
  • ISBN: 9780803666931
  • Release Date: 2016-11-21
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Author: Cathy Melfi Curtis
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis



2 Books in 1. . . Q&A Course Review and NCLEX prep. Guarantee your mastery of psychiatric mental health nursing knowledge while honing your critical-thinking and test-taking skills. Over 900 multiple-choice and alternate format questions, organized by specific disorders, make a difficult subject more manageable. Rationales for both correct and incorrect answers as well as test-taking tips help you to critically analyze the question types.

Med Surg Success

  • Filename: med-surg-success.
  • ISBN: 9780803657816
  • Release Date: 2016-08-15
  • Number of pages: 801
  • Author: Kathryn Cadenhead Colgrove
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis



Assure your mastery of medical-surgical nursing knowledge while honing your critical thinking and test-taking skills. The 3rd Edition of this popular resource features over 2,300 questions (including 550 alternate-format questions) that reflect the latest advances in medical-surgical nursing and the latest NCLEX-RN® test plan. They organize the seemingly huge volume of information you must master into manageable sections divided by body systems and specific diseases

Pediatric Success

  • Filename: pediatric-success.
  • ISBN: 0803639244
  • Release Date: 2014-01-28
  • Number of pages: 328
  • Author: Beth Richardson
  • Publisher: F A Davis Company



2 Books in 1! Q&A Course Review NCLEX prep Assure your mastery of pediatric nursing knowledge while improving your critical-thinking and test-taking skills. An easy-to-follow format, organized by body system, parallels the content of your course, topic by topic. The result is pediatric content made manageable. Over 1,000 NCLEX-style questions on pediatrics and growth and development--in the text and online at DavisPlus--build your confidence. Rationales for both correct and incorrect answers as well as test-taking tips help you critically analyze the question types. You'll also find a 100-question comprehensive exam in the text to assess your progress. Gain additional practice with two final exams online at DavisPlus. Redeem the Plus Code inside new, printed texts to access this DavisPlus resource. "I have always used the Success series and have always done well on my HESIs because of how much those books have prepared me." - Carly Hasting, President of Alabama Association of Nursing Students, Student at University of Alabama in Huntsville

Maternal and Newborn Success

  • Filename: maternal-and-newborn-success.
  • ISBN: 0803638094
  • Release Date: 2013
  • Number of pages: 450
  • Author: Margot De Sevo
  • Publisher: F A Davis Company



2 Books in 1! - Q&A Course Review - NCLEX® prep Assure your mastery of maternal and newborn nursing knowledge while improving your critical-thinking and test-taking skills. An easy-to-follow format parallels the content of your course, topic by topic, resulting in maternal and newborn content made manageable. Over 1,250 multiple-choice and alternate-format questions help you build your confidence. Rationales for both correct and incorrect answers as well as test-taking tips help you critically analyze the question types. Plus, the two, 90-question exams on DavisPlus help you assess your progress. Thoroughly updated, the 2nd Edition offers an increased emphasis on alternate-item format questions, including fill-in-the-blank, select-all-that-apply, and ordered response. "I love that the questions come with rationales and that the books are filled with relevant questions! Tons of people in my class use them and without fail we rave about them after each test!"--Taryn Van Rensburg, Student Nurse at Naugatuck Valley Community College, CT.

Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX RN Examination

  • Filename: saunders-comprehensive-review-for-the-nclex-rn-examination.
  • ISBN: 9780323391351
  • Release Date: 2016-09-02
  • Number of pages: 1152
  • Author: Linda Anne Silvestri
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Often called the ‘the best NCLEX® exam review book ever,’ Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 7th Edition provides everything you need to prepare for the NCLEX exam — complete content review and 5,200 NCLEX examination-style questions in the book and online. Don't make the mistake of assuming the quality of the questions is the same in all NCLEX exam review books, because only this book includes the kind of questions that consistently test the critical thinking skills necessary to pass today's NCLEX exam. Even better, all answers include detailed rationales to help you learn from your answer choices, as well as test-taking strategies with tips on how to best approach each question. Written by the most trusted name in NCLEX review, Linda Anne Silvestri, and updated to reflect the most current 2016 NCLEX test plan, Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 7th Edition is THE book of choice for NCLEX examination review. But don’t just take our word for it — read any customer review or ask your classmates to see why there's nothing else like it! Over 5,100 practice questions in the text and online offer ample testing practice. Question categories by cognitive level, client needs area, integrated process, and content area give users completely customizable exams or study sessions when using the companion Evolve site. UNIQUE! A detailed test-taking strategy and rationale is included for each question, offering clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option, and guiding users to remediation in Saunders Strategies for Test Success: Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX® Exam and Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Exam. Inclusion of all alternate item format questions covers multiple response, prioritizing [ordered response], fill-in-the-blank, figure/illustration [hot spot], chart/exhibit, video, and audio questions to give users practice with mastering prioritizing, decision-making, and critical thinking skills. Alternate item format questions are highlighted with a special icon to easily find in the text. 85-question comprehensive exam covers all content areas in the book in the same percentages that they are covered on the actual NCLEX-RN test plan. UNIQUE! Priority Nursing Action boxes list actions for clinical emergent situations requiring immediate action, including a detailed rationale and textbook reference. UNIQUE! Pyramid Alert! boxes spotlight important nursing concepts and procedures, and include tips and shortcuts for remembering key information. UNIQUE! Priority concepts call-outs highlight specific concepts related to nursing practice. Concepts have been updated to reflect the latest Giddens: Concepts for Nursing Practice text. Page references for each question guide users toward an Elsevier nursing textbook for further study and self-remediation. Full-color design offers a more visually engaging learning experience. Easy-to-use index lets users quickly locate questions for a given topic or body system. Recent graduate’s perspective sections offer meaningful guidance for the NCLEX-RN, nonacademic preparation, test-taking strategies, and the CAT format. Expanded coverage of delegation, prioritization, and triage/disaster management in the practice questions reflect the areas of increased emphasis on the NCLEX exam. Automatic software updates on the Evolve companion site allow users to check for changes and content updates throughout the life of the edition. UNIQUE! Audio review summaries

Test Success Test Taking Techniques for Beginning Nursing Students

  • Filename: test-success-test-taking-techniques-for-beginning-nursing-students.
  • ISBN: 9780803644861
  • Release Date: 2015-07-23
  • Number of pages: 492
  • Author: Patricia M Nugent
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis



Thoroughly updated and revised, the 7th Edition provides more alternate-item-format questions reflecting the latest NCLEX-RN® test plan as well as a wealth of test-taking tips to reduce anxiety and build confidence for Test Success!

Maternal Child Nursing Test Success

  • Filename: maternal-child-nursing-test-success.
  • ISBN: 9780826141576
  • Release Date: 2011-06-24
  • Number of pages: 394
  • Author: Frances H. Cornelius, PhD, MSN, RN-BC, CNE
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company



Based on a philosophy of active learning, this innovative and refreshing study aid is designed to help students learn the fundamentals of maternal-child nursing through unfolding case studies. Nursing content is woven into vivid case vignettes that evolve over time, thus engaging students and helping them develop critical thinking and clinical decision-making skills. The text also serves as a comprehensive workbook for students preparing for the NCLEX-RN®. It is the only maternal-child nursing review text to integrate content with practice and professional responsibilities to foster an engrossing real-world learning experience. The case vignettes are based on actual cases and incorporate all core content topics (assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation of patient care) for maternal-child nursing and NCLEX-RN® success. The book includes multiple choice, matching, true/false and calculation questions, each related to the unfolding clinical situation. Exercise answers with rationale appear at the end of each chapter. References at the end of the book facilitate self-remediation. Nurse-educators will also find this resource helpful for simulation experiences, classroom cases, group projects, and clinical conferences. Key Features: Reviews maternal-child nursing core content for course learning and test review prep, as well as for NCLEX-RN® success Uses unfolding, real-life case vignettes to integrate core content with practice and professional responsibilities Covers all types of NCLEX-style questions for greater test familiarity Incorporates online resources for use in clinical settings Develops critical thinking skills to help students "think like a nurse"

Davis s Q A Review for the NCLEX RN Examination

  • Filename: davis-s-q-a-review-for-the-nclex-rn-examination.
  • ISBN: 080364079X
  • Release Date: 2017-01-18
  • Number of pages: 950
  • Author: Kathleen A. Ohman
  • Publisher: F A Davis Company



12,750 QUESTIONS--The practice you need to pass the NCLEX�! Your complete solution to NCLEX-RN� success! Davis''s Q&A Review for the NCLEX-RN� Examination, 2nd Edition and Davis Edge NCLEX-RN� work together to put you on the road to exam success with 12,750+ questions--2,750 in the book and 10,000 online at Davis Edge. You''ll find more than 25% alternate-format questions as well as comprehensive rationales for every answer option so you know exactly why your answer is correct or incorrect. An access code inside new, printed texts unlocks the questions online at www.DavisEdge.com. Text Davis''s Q&A Review for the NCLEX-RN� Examination, 2nd Edition Davis''s Q&A Review for the NCLEX-RN� gives you an overview of the latest test plan and outlines the test-taking strategies you need to prepare for the exam. Practice questions guide you through all of the content covered on the NCLEX, while two comprehensive exams test mastery of all subject areas covered on the NCLEX exam. See what students are saying about the previous edition... Awesome NCLEX� Review Book! "I have purchased a lot of NCLEX Review Books, but this book by far has the most challenging questions. If you can work through this book, answer the questions, and read the rationales, you should have no problem passing NCLEX." Definitely recommend this to pass your NCLEX�! "I purchased this book at the insistence of my block 4 instructor. I only used this book as preparation for my NCLEX. I passed it after only 76 questions. This book has higher level questions that require more advanced nursing school knowledge. A must for nursing school and NCLEX!!!!" Davis Edge NCLEX-RN� www.DavisEdge.com Davis Edge is the online program that builds knowledge while developing the critical-thinking, analytical, and decision-making skills essential to NCLEX success...with 10,000 questions to test your knowledge. Its interactive, question-based format and responsive design provide the practice you need. With thousands of questions at your fingertips, NCLEX success is in the palm of your hands. See what students are saying about the Davis Edge... "I searched high and low...for a program containing well-written, challenging NCLEX practice questions with rationales, and the capability to measure your own personal progress. Nothing I have found comes close to...Davis Edge." --Amy Weber, Montgomery County Community College "Preparation for the NCLEX from the very beginning of nursing school." --Alena Matti-Thomas, VEEB "Davis Edge was very user friendly and helped me successfully pass the NCLEX." --Ashley Benton, Porter and Chester Institute

Ten Steps to a Results based Monitoring and Evaluation System

  • Filename: ten-steps-to-a-results-based-monitoring-and-evaluation-system.
  • ISBN: 0821382896
  • Release Date: 2004-06-15
  • Number of pages: 248
  • Author: Jody Zall Kusek
  • Publisher: World Bank Publications



An effective state is essential to achieving socio-economic and sustainable development. With the advent of globalization, there are growing pressures on governments and organizations around the world to be more responsive to the demands of internal and external stakeholders for good governance, accountability and transparency, greater development effectiveness, and delivery of tangible results. Governments, parliaments, citizens, the private sector, NGOs, civil society, international organizations and donors are among the stakeholders interested in better performance. As demands for greater accountability and real results have increased, there is an attendant need for enhanced results-based monitoring and evaluation of policies, programs, and projects. This Handbook provides a comprehensive ten-step model that will help guide development practitioners through the process of designing and building a results-based monitoring and evaluation system. These steps begin with a OC Readiness AssessmentOCO and take the practitioner through the design, management, and importantly, the sustainability of such systems. The Handbook describes each step in detail, the tasks needed to complete each one, and the tools available to help along the way."

Medical Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy

  • Filename: medical-surgical-nursing-made-incredibly-easy.
  • ISBN: 1609136489
  • Release Date: 2011-07-01
  • Number of pages: 954
  • Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



Medical-Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy! Third Edition provides nurses and nursing students with the information they need to confidently provide optimal patient care. Written in the award-winning Incredibly Easy! style, which makes complex medical-surgical nursing concepts easy to understand, it is perfect for those entering or needing a refresher in medical-surgical nursing. The updated text covers nearly 300 disorders, treatments and nursing interventions across 13 body system-oriented chapters, with additional overview chapters on the nursing process and perioperative care, end-of-life care, and obesity. Each chapter includes a summary of key points and features headings and illustrations to enhance learning. Consistently formatted chapters and disorder entries make information easy to find. Key terms, bullets, checklists, and graphics focus attention on important information. In addition, online components, including case studies and NCLEX®-style questions, provide readers with additional learning tools. Features include: NEW: Complete coverage of blood transfusion reactions, including transfusion-related acute lung injury NEW: Current NANDA nursing diagnoses NEW: Information on the evidence-based nursing process and steps NEW: New tests and treatments NEW: Online: Activities to improve study techniques and test-taking skills NEW: Online: Clinical simulation case studies to enhance critical thinking skills NEW: Online: NCLEX® tutorial NEW: Online: Over 1,000 NCLEX®-style questions, including traditional and all 7 types of alternate-format questions NEW: Replacement of all "Weighing the Evidence" pieces to reflect current evidence-based nursing practice Coverage of collaborative management practices Glossary of terms

Saunders 2014 2015 Strategies for Test Success

  • Filename: saunders-2014-2015-strategies-for-test-success.
  • ISBN: 1455733199
  • Release Date: 2013-09-03
  • Number of pages: 254
  • Author: Linda Anne Silvestri
  • Publisher: Saunders



An essential resource for any nursing student, this invaluable guide gives you the tools you need to overcome text anxiety and develop effective study habits. Key topics include time management, critical thinking, and problem solving, with tips to help you tackle any nursing test - from a routine quiz to the NCLEX® examination. You'll learn how to confidently evaluate and identify the correct answer for a variety of test question types, including alternate item formats, with chapters on the nursing process, prioritization methods, and safety strategies. The book and companion CD offer 500 practice questions to help you practice the skills you are learning and gain realistic test-taking experience. Coverage of detailed critical thinking methods offer valuable clues to help you analyze and uncover the correct answer option for all question types, including multiple-choice, true-or-false, and alternate item-format questions Chapters on specific question content, such as prioritization, pharmacology, management, and delegation, provide numerous examples to prepare you for higher cognitive level questions A fun, two-color design features cartoons and bold designs to help visual learners become better overall test-takers. Linda Silvestri's hallmark Pyramid Points in the margins highlight the most important concepts you need to learn for exam success. A companion CD includes 500 practice questions that allow you to apply the strategies learned from the text in a realistic electronic testing environment. Refocused content emphasizes comprehensive test preparation to help you develop, refine, and apply the reasoning skills you need to succeed throughout nursing school and on the NCLEX® examination. A new chapter on reducing test anxiety offers simple strategies you can use to control test-induced stress and gain the confidence you need to pass exams. A new chapter on developing a structured study plan provides helpful tips for improving time management for more efficient exam preparation.

Bell Curve

  • Filename: bell-curve.
  • ISBN: 143913491X
  • Release Date: 2010-05-11
  • Number of pages: 912
  • Author: Richard J. Herrnstein
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster



The controversial book linking intelligence to class and race in modern society, and what public policy can do to mitigate socioeconomic differences in IQ, birth rate, crime, fertility, welfare, and poverty.

A Guide to Assessing Needs

  • Filename: a-guide-to-assessing-needs.
  • ISBN: 9780821389010
  • Release Date: 2012-01-06
  • Number of pages: 316
  • Author: Ryan Watkins
  • Publisher: World Bank Publications



Making informed decisions is the essential beginning to any successful development project. Before the project even begins, you can use needs assessment approaches to guide your decisions. This book is filled with practical strategies that can help you define the desired results and select the most appropriate activities for achieving them.

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