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!

Test Success

  • Filename: test-success.
  • ISBN: 9780803629448
  • Release Date: 2011-10-18
  • Number of pages: 377
  • Author: Patricia M Nugent
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis



An easy-to-follow format organizes information into 14 content areas. Invaluable coverage enhances critical thinking, time management, and effective study habits through proven techniques, improving classroom performance and test-taking.

Test Success

  • Filename: test-success.
  • ISBN: 0803601093
  • Release Date: 1997
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Patricia Mary Nugent
  • Publisher: F. A. Davis Company



This reference will change the way nursing students think about an prepare for exams. "Text Success" integrates study and test-taking strategies with basic nursing theory and fundamental skills. Students develop techniques that work by helping them manage time, study more effectively, and problem solve by analyzing components of questions.

Fundamentals Success

  • Filename: fundamentals-success.
  • ISBN: 0803644140
  • Release Date: 2015-04-14
  • Number of pages: 512
  • Author: Patricia M Nugent, RN Edd (Professor Emerita Nassau Community College Garden City NY; President Nugent Books Huntington NY)
  • Publisher: F A Davis Company



2 Books in 1! Q&A Course Review NCLEX® prep Master the fundamentals of nursing while developing your critical thinking and test-taking skills. 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. An easy-to-follow format organizes information into 24 content areas. Each question provides answers and rationales for correct and incorrect responses and strategies for how to develop your critical-thinking skills. Redeem the Plus Code inside new, printed texts to access your DavisPlus online instructor and student resources, including your Davis Digital Version, your complete text online, as well as two, 75-question course exit exams. “I honestly feel that every incoming student nurse should have a copy of the Fundamentals Success book because it familiarizes students with what their fundamental tests will be like. Who wouldn't benefit from knowing what their test is going to look like? Being prepared with Fundamentals Success meant I hit the ground running. I aced my first test when most of my classmates were facing their first ever-academic failures. Nursing school is nothing like anything I have ever done before, memorizing text books will do little to prepare you to be a critical thinker. To succeed you must be able to apply the knowledge in multi-step process...the nursing process! The FA Davis books take you there and they do it quickly, because we nursing students needed to know it yesterday!” —Corrie Cyre, Hillsborough Community College Southshore, Student Nurses Association President

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.

Med surg Success

  • Filename: med-surg-success.
  • ISBN: 0803625049
  • Release Date: 2011
  • Number of pages: 800
  • Author: Kathryn Cadenhead Colgrove
  • Publisher: F A Davis Company



Choose from over 2,200 questions to help assure your mastery of medical-surgical nursing knowledge and hone your critical thinking and test-taking skills And, make sure to take advantage of the Bonus CD-ROM inside---it's the perfect interactive approach to course review and preparation, featuring 265 questions as well as all of the questions from the book.

The Nursing Student s Guide to Clinical Success

  • Filename: the-nursing-student-s-guide-to-clinical-success.
  • ISBN: 0763776149
  • Release Date: 2010-10-25
  • Number of pages: 196
  • Author: Lorene Payne
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning



The Nursing Student’s Guide to Clinical Success is the perfect resource for undergraduate nursing students entering the clinical side of their education. This text helps students better understand their role as a health care provider by preparing them for what they will encounter on the clinical floor in hospital or other health care setting. The first text of its kind, this shows students how to get the most out of a clinical experience.

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.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Success

  • Filename: psychiatric-mental-health-nursing-success.
  • ISBN: 0803629818
  • Release Date: 2013
  • Number of pages: 377
  • Author: Cathy Melfi Curtis
  • Publisher: F A Davis Company



2 Books in 1! - Q&A Course Review - NCLEX® prep Assure your mastery of psychiatric mental health nursing knowledge while improving 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 critically analyze the question types. BONUS! Two, 75-question exams online at DavisPlus--look inside the book for your FREE Plus Code to gain access! Thoroughly updated and enhanced, the 2nd Edition of this AJN Book-of-the-Year offers an increased emphasis on alternate-item format questions, including fill-in-the-blank, select-all-that-apply, and ordered response. "The Success books have been an absolute lifeline for me. My "Success" proves it! It doesn't matter if you get the question right or wrong because you get so much out of the rationale- and then you can apply that information to your next exam, clinical rotation, or the NCLEX" - Corrie Cyre, President, Student Nurses Association, Hillsborough Community College Southshore, Hillsborough, FL Use this exceptional resource with your current textbook for additional practice questions. It's the ideal companion to Mary C. Townsend's psychiatric nursing texts--each title follows the same organization as Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Success, 2nd Edition for the ideal teaching and learning experience. Check them out today... Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Concepts of Care in Evidence-Based Practice Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Concepts of Care in Evidence-Based Practice Nursing Diagnoses in Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans and Psychotropic Medications

Fundamentals of Nursing

  • Filename: fundamentals-of-nursing.
  • ISBN: 9780803641174
  • Release Date: 2013-11-12
  • Number of pages: 913
  • Author: Patricia M Nugent
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis



Here’s all of the crucial coverage you need to succeed in class and confidently prepare for the NCLEX-RN®. From nursing theory, legal and ethical issues, and leadership and management to psychological support, infection control and medication administration—easy-to-follow outlines in every chapter review exactly what you need to know.

Medical Terminology Simplified

  • Filename: medical-terminology-simplified.
  • ISBN: 9780803640931
  • Release Date: 2014-03-24
  • Number of pages: 673
  • Author: Barbara A Gylys
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis



The 5th Edition of this popular textbook continues to incorporate the most current trends and approaches to teaching medical terminology. You’ll explore each body system unit through a summary of major combining forms, a comprehensive pathology section, and additional medical records and evaluations, complemented by true-to-life artwork.

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

Saunders 2016 2017 Strategies for Test Success

  • Filename: saunders-2016-2017-strategies-for-test-success.
  • ISBN: 9780323296625
  • Release Date: 2015-07-29
  • Number of pages: 280
  • Author: Linda Anne Silvestri
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Take the anxiety out of taking any nursing test with Saunders 2016-2017 Strategies for Test Success: Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX Exam, 4th Edition. Written by the most trusted expert in NCLEX prep, Linda Silvestri, and updated to reflect the most current NCLEX test plans, this invaluable guide covers key topics like time management, critical thinking, and problem solving, with tips to help you overcome test anxiety and develop effective study habits. Learn how to confidently evaluate and identify the correct answer for a variety of test question types, including alternate item formats, with chapters on preparing for nursing exams, prioritization methods, and pharmacology questions, and practice your skills and gain realistic test-taking experience with the book and Evolve site’s 1,200 practice questions. A Reducing Test Anxiety chapter offers simple strategies to control test-induced stress and gain the confidence needed to pass exams. A Developing Study Skills chapter provides helpful tips on improving time management for more efficient exam preparation. An emphasis on comprehensive test preparation helps you develop, refine, and apply the reasoning skills you need to succeed throughout nursing school and on the NCLEX examination. Coverage of detailed critical thinking methods offers valuable clues to help you analyze and uncover the correct answer option for all question types, including multiple-choice and alternate item-format questions. Helpful Tips for the Beginning Nursing Student highlight the most important concepts needed for exam success. Chapters on specific question content — such as prioritization, pharmacology, triage/disaster management, and delegation — provide numerous examples to prepare you for higher-level questions. UNIQUE! Student-to-Student Hints highlight real life strategies that have helped other students graduate from nursing school and pass the NCLEX exam. Online practice questions let you apply the strategies learned from the text in a realistic electronic testing environment. A fun, 4-color design features cartoons and bold designs to help engage visual learners. NEW! Thoroughly updated content reflects the most current NCLEX test plans. Summary information on the latest test plans is highlighted in chapter 4. NEW! Addition of SI units and removal of trade drug names reflect the upcoming changes to the NCLEX-RN test plan. NEW! 200 new practice questions bring the overall total to 1,200 questions on the Evolve site. NEW! Two-year revision cycle ensures that the content is current and covers all of the question types found on the NCLEX exam. NEW! Priority Concepts added to each question help readers link their concept-based classes and NCLEX prep.

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