Psychiatric Nursing Certification Review Guide for the Generalist and Advanced Practice Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse

  • Filename: psychiatric-nursing-certification-review-guide-for-the-generalist-and-advanced-practice-psychiatric-and-mental-health-nurse.
  • ISBN: 9781449610937
  • Release Date: 2010-10-25
  • Number of pages: 290
  • Author: Victoria Mosack
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers



Developed especially for practicing nurses preparing for the certification examination offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Psychiatric Nursing Certification Review Guide for the Generalist and Advanced Practice Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse provides a succinct, yet comprehensive review of the core material. This book has been organized to give the reviewer test taking strategies and techniques and sample test questions, which are intended to serve as an introduction to the testing arena. In addition, a bibliography is included for those who need a more in depth discussion of the subject matter in each chapter. The Third Edition has been completely revised and updated to reflect current guidelines and information from the latest version of the DSM IV-TR. The medications and use of medications has also been updated to reflect proper usage and doses.

Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health

  • Filename: child-and-adolescent-behavioral-health.
  • ISBN: 9780470963289
  • Release Date: 2012-01-18
  • Number of pages: 592
  • Author: Edilma L. Yearwood
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



As an increasing number of children and adolescents with psychiatric symptoms go unrecognized in our current healthcare system, the ability to identify and treat these issues in multiple healthcare settings has become vitally important. With access to primary care providers increasing and a shortage of child psychiatric providers, collaboration between psychiatric, pediatric and family advanced practice nurses is essential to improving care for this vulnerable population. Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health provides a practical reference to aid in this endeavour. Written and reviewed by over 70 nurse experts, it is a must-have reference for all practitioners caring for children and adolescents.

All In One Nursing Care Planning Resource

  • Filename: all-in-one-nursing-care-planning-resource.
  • ISBN: 9780323262866
  • Release Date: 2015-02-02
  • Number of pages: 816
  • Author: Pamela L. Swearingen
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Features nursing care plans for all four core clinical areas. This unique presentation makes this a must-have care plans book for nursing students.

Clinical Teaching Strategies in Nursing Third Edition

  • Filename: clinical-teaching-strategies-in-nursing-third-edition.
  • ISBN: 0826105823
  • Release Date: 2010-03-28
  • Number of pages: 456
  • Author: Kathleen Gaberson, PhD, RN, CNOR, CNE, ANEF
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company



Named a 2013 Doody's Essential Purchase! "I recommend this book as an introduction to new educators involved in clinical teaching."--Journal for Nurses in Staff Development This textbook presents a comprehensive framework for planning, guiding, and evaluating learning activities for undergraduate and graduate nursing students in clinical settings. The book presents clinical teaching strategies that are effective and practical in a rapidly changing health care environment. It describes a range of teaching strategies useful for courses in which the teacher is on-site with students, in courses using preceptors, in simulation laboratories, and in distance education environments. This book represents the cutting edge of educational strategies, examining innovative uses of virtual reality, game-based learning, and nontraditional sites for clinical teaching. Also discussed are culturally inclusive strategies, methods incorporating current technologies, and strategies for teaching students with disabilities. Key Topics: Choosing clinical learning assignments Self-directed learning activities Case method, case study, and grand rounds Clinical Nurse Educator Examination Detailed Test Blueprint core competencies Evaluation strategies and grading for written assignments Ethical and legal issues in clinical teaching Recognizing that clinical settings require different approaches to teaching, the contributors present all the tools necessary to help educators meet the challenges of this complex learning environment.

Respiratory Care Exam Review

  • Filename: respiratory-care-exam-review.
  • ISBN: 9780323241519
  • Release Date: 2015-01-29
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Author: David H. Persing
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Prepare yourself for the new 2015 NBRC credentialing examination with the most up-to-date review resource! Respiratory Care Exam Review, 4th Edition contains everything you need to review and prepare for the new Therapist Multiple-Choice Examination that closely aligns with the NBRC’s new testing format, including more analysis-type questions. The accompanying Evolve website offers even more review with a practice Therapist Multiple-Choice Exam to familiarize yourself with the computerized exam format. Twenty clinical simulations that reflect the new quantity of simulations on the actual Clinical Simulation Exam (CSE) are also included on the companion website for additional practice on this very difficult portion of the Registry exam. UNIQUE! Clinical simulations on the Evolve companion site reflect the new quantity of simulations (20) and the newly revised length of these simulations on the actual 2015 Clinical Simulation Exam (CSE). Rationales are provided on the Evolve companion site for every question in the practice exam along with the NBRC code for the difficulty level of the question (recall, application, analysis). UNIQUE! Exam notes are highlighted in special boxes to help you streamline your time better by identifying content specific to the credentialing exam. A practice exam reflecting the new TM-CE is included in the back of the text with the answer key and rationales provided on Evolve. Pre-tests with several multiple-choice questions are formatted like those found on the NBRC TM-CE and begin each chapter to help you determine a base of knowledge and content areas of strength and weakness before studying the chapter. Computerized practice exam on the Evolve companion site available in both study (untimed) and exam (timed) modes to provide an additional opportunity to practice and experience the actual NBRC testing environment in a computerized format. Experienced and test-savvy author, Gary Persing, ensures that critical NBRC TM-CE content is covered thoroughly and accurately. Comprehensive, yet straightforward outline format correlates with the updated 2015 NBRC Detailed Content Outline and exam matrix to keep content current. Open-ended post-chapter study questions end each chapter to reinforce information and help you retain the material. NEW! One Therapist Multiple Choice Exam (TM-CE) practice test aligns with the new 2015 NBRC written exam. NEW! Revised resources on Evolve companion site include the following new features: HTML5 formatting for greater flexibility among platforms 9 additional clinical simulations (for a total of 20) with shortened sections to align with the new 2015 NBRC Clinical Simulation Exam (in both study mode and exam mode) One Therapist Multiple Choice Exam (TM-CE) practice exam for both levels of credentialing to closely align with the new testing format Equation tips providing special hints or instructions for common equations Standard normal range guide featuring standard values of various parameters used in respiratory care assessment. NEW! Additional analysis-type questions have been added to the Pre- and Post-Chapter study questions to align with the changes in the matrix content outlines.

My Time With the Kings

  • Filename: my-time-with-the-kings.
  • ISBN: 0795348010
  • Release Date: 2016-01-12
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Author: Kathryn Johnson
  • Publisher: Rosettabooks



"Let Kathryn in," said Coretta Scott King to authorities. Three simple words that provided Kathryn Johnson, a reporter for The Associated Press's Atlanta bureau, unprecedented access to the grieving widow in the days following her husband's death. Johnson was on her way to a movie date when word came from Memphis that Martin Luther King Jr. had been assassinated. She immediately headed for the King home where, despite resistance from authorities on the scene, she was the only reporter allowed inside. Johnson's many years covering King and his family had earned her the trust to be a discreet, observant witness to the aftermath of a defining moment in American history. Kathryn Johnson covered the Civil Rights movement across the South in the 1960s, often risking her own safety to observe first-hand the events of this great era. Her stories took her from witnessing the integration of the University of Georgia by dressing as a student, to hiding unobserved under a table near an infamous schoolhouse door in Alabama, to marching with the massive crowd from Selma to Montgomery. Johnson, one of the only female reporters on the scene, threw herself into charged situations with a determination to break the news no matter what. Including never-before-published photos, her personal account of this period is a singular addition to the story of the Civil Rights movement.

Examination of Orthopedic and Athletic Injuries

  • Filename: examination-of-orthopedic-and-athletic-injuries.
  • ISBN: 0803617208
  • Release Date: 2009-08-27
  • Number of pages: 966
  • Author: Chad Starkey
  • Publisher: F A Davis Company



The 3rd Edition of this popular work has been completely revised and updated to bring you all of the fields most current knowledge in an even easier-to-use new design. Its superb combination of detailed illustrations and precise language make even the most complicated concepts and techniques clear. Organized by body region, each chapter begins with a review of anatomy and biomechanics; proceeds through clinical evaluation, pathologies and related special tests; and concludes with a discussion of on-field or initial management of specific injuries. Text conforms to or exceeds the Athletic Training Educational Competencies. Distinctive boxes for each type of test, including goniometry, resisted range of motion and manual muscle tests, clinical tests, and special tests, are well-illustrated with photographs and line drawings. Evaluative Findings boxes summarize clinical findings for specific injuries or conditions. Observational Findings boxes help students to identify specific conditions or injuries New! Enhanced evidence-based content throughout the procedures. New chapter on evidence-based diagnosis. Updated art program includes hundreds of new photographs, new line art, and second color on the photographs to enhance palpation images.

Psychiatric mental Health Nursing

  • Filename: psychiatric-mental-health-nursing.
  • ISBN: 1558105557
  • Release Date: 2014-01-01
  • Number of pages: 194
  • Author: American Psychiatric Nurses Association
  • Publisher: American Nurses Association



This newly published second edition is the definitive book covering the essentials of psychiatric-mental health (PMH) nursing applicable at all practice levels and settings. It articulates what is expected of all psychiatric-mental health nurses, specifying the who, what, where, when, why and how of their practice. It presents the underlying assumptions and characteristics, addresses matters of environments and settings as well as education and training requirements, and covers key issues and trends and the ethical and conceptual bases of the specialty. Moreover, it specifies the competencies for nursing practice and professional performance of all PMH registered nurses. While this foundational volume is primarily for those directly involved with psychiatric-mental health nursing practice, education and research, other nursing and allied health care providers, researchers and scholars will find value in this content.

Encyclopedia of Nursing Research Third Edition

  • Filename: encyclopedia-of-nursing-research-third-edition.
  • ISBN: 9780826107510
  • Release Date: 2011-08-24
  • Number of pages: 732
  • Author: Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company



Named a 2013 Doody's Essential Purchase! Named a "Choice Outstanding Academic Title" for 2007 and an "AJN Book of the Year" The award-winning Encyclopedia of Nursing Research, now in its third edition, is the comprehensive resource for tracking developments in the field. With over 20 new areas of research, and meticulous updates of original entries, the encyclopedia presents key terms and concepts and their application to practice. Pithy entries provide the most relevant and current research perspectives, and will be a starting point for future content and references. Nurse researchers, educators, students, and all clinical specialties will find the encyclopedia an important introduction to the breadth of nursing research today. New topics include NIH-funded research areas, a comprehensive survey of major nursing research journals, addictions care, palliative care, translational science, simulation, trauma care, family-centered care, mild cognitive impairment, active surveillance for cancer care, workplace and empowerment research, nurse engagement, nurse-physician collaboration, CAM and empowerment research, spirituality, synthesis and action research, mixed methods research, systematic review, ethnopharmacology, and more. Key Features: Includes NIH-funded research topics Provides a comprehensive survey of major nursing research journals Adds over 20 new areas of research and updates original entries Written by over 200 nursing research experts Organized alphabetically for easy access to information

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