Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide Author JoAnne Silbert-Flagg
ISBN-10 9781284058345
Release 2015-10-02
Pages 600
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Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification Study Question Book

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification Study Question Book Author JoAnne Silbert-Flagg
ISBN-10 9780763776268
Release 2010-10-15
Pages 94
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A new and updated version of this best-selling resource! Jones and Bartlett Publisher's 2011 Nurse's Drug Handbook is the most up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use nursing drug reference! It provides: Accurate, timely facts on hundreds of drugs from abacavir sulfate to Zyvox; Concise, consistently formatted drug entries organized alphabetically; No-nonsense writing style that speaks your language in terms you use everyday; Index of all generic, trade, and alternate drug names for quick reference. It has all the vital information you need at your fingertips: Chemical and therapeutic classes, FDA pregnancy risk category and controlled substance schedule; Indications and dosages, as well as route, onset, peak, and duration information; Incompatibilities, contraindications; interactions with drugs, food, and activities, and adverse reactions; Nursing considerations, including key patient-teaching points; Vital features include mechanism-of-action illustrations showing how drugs at the cellular, tissue, or organ levels and dosage adjustments help individualize care for elderly patients, patients with renal impairment, and others with special needs; Warnings and precautions that keep you informed and alert.



Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Exam Secrets Study Guide

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Exam Secrets Study Guide Author NP Exam Secrets Test Prep Team
ISBN-10 1610723090
Release 2014-03-31
Pages 172
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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Exam Secrets helps you ace the Nurse Practitioner Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner 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. Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Nurse Practitioner 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 Medical review including: Nervous System, Circulatory System, Signs and Symptoms, Major Hormones, Respiratory System, Cardiac Review, Breathing Sounds, Proper Medication, Maternal Responses, Psychological Processes, Blood and Urine Values, Developmental Milestones, Organ Functions, Burn and Wound Care, Disease Relativity, Pathological Conditions, Basic Tissues, Microbiology, Dermatology Review, Eye, Ear, and Mouth Review; A comprehensive Pharmacology review including: Cholinomimetrics, Anticholinergics, Adrenegic Agonists, Adrenergic Antagonists, Centrally Acting Agents, Direct Acting Relaxants, Neuromuscular Junction Blockers, Other Muscle Relaxants, Local Anesthetics, and much more...



Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification Review

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Author Jane A. Fox
ISBN-10 UCSD:31822029686029
Release 2001
Pages 580
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PEDIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER CERTIFICATION REVIEW includes every area covered on the PNP certification examinations. The largest portion of the book addresses common presenting symptoms and problems. It also addresses health promotion and well child care, pediatric emergencies, research concepts, quality assurance, and issues and trends. Each topical area includes a content review followed by a number of questions and answers. A free CD-ROM includes a full-length practice examination with 200 questions and an answer key with rationales. (Includes a FREE CD-ROM)



Lippincott Certification Review

Lippincott Certification Review  Author Andrea M. Kline
ISBN-10 1496308565
Release 2015-09-11
Pages 480
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Lippincott Certification Review: Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner is the ideal companion while preparing for the Acute Care CPNP(r) exam administered by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Review Board, or for anyone who seeks to perform at a higher level of practice for children who are acutely, chronically, and critically ill. Organized in a simple, bulleted format, this invaluable resource includes multiple choice self-assessment questions with rationales at the end of every chapter, plus two self-assessment exams with rationales totaling more than 750 questions. Content focuses on the diagnosis and management of pediatric acute care problems typically treated in the emergency department or an inpatient setting."



Core Review for Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

Core Review for Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Author Victoria P. Niederhauser
ISBN-10 0323027571
Release 2007
Pages 406
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Authored and endorsed by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) and the Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (AFPNP), this core review accompanies the Core Curriculum for Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. It provides practice questions for recent graduates for both pediatric and family nurse practitioner programs to use in their respective certification exams offered by the PNCB and ANCC.



Midwifery Women s Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide

Midwifery   Women s Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide Author Beth M. Kelsey
ISBN-10 9781284118834
Release 2017-05
Pages 400
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Preceded by: Midwifery and women's health nurse practitioner certification review guide / Beth M. Kelsey and Jamille Nagtalon-Ramos. Third edition. [2015].



Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive Review

Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive Review Author Maria T. Codina Leik, MSN, APRN, BC, FNP-C
ISBN-10 9780826134257
Release 2013-08-12
Pages 672
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Also Available As: The FNP Certification Review App! Praise for the First Edition: This is a well written, comprehensive review aimed at preparing readers for successfully completing a board certification exam...This is a wonderful comprehensive review in a concise study guide format.--Doody's Medical Reviews The second edition of this acclaimed FNP review continues to promote efficient, time-saving study by synthesizing the key content needed to pass the NP Certification Exam into a concise, well-organized format. Using test-taking strategies meticulously developed by the author, the Review provides unique question dissection techniques, targeted key content review, 600 in-depth practice questions, and detailed, current exam information in a fast facts style. This second edition includes new chapters on pediatrics and adolescence and an extensive new section on geriatrics that encompasses body/metabolic changes, common disorders, and hospice/ethical considerations. The book also presents an expanded, intensive pharmacology review, 100 new exam questions, and is the only review to offer a new research chapter providing elements of research needed for E-B practice. The book reviews the complete lifespan from pediatrics to geriatrics and including pregnancy, and covers non-clinical content including ethics, medico-legal issues, advanced practice law, and reimbursement guidelines. The review of primary care disorders is organized by body system. The content is applicable for certification exams for both the ANCC and the AANP. This book is also a great companion to the FNP Certification Review app, coming soon for your iPhone or iPad! New to this edition: Reorganized for greater ease of use Provides extensive new section on geriatrics Contains expanded coverage of pediatrics and adolescence Offers expanded intensive-style pharmacology review Presents elements of research needed for E-B practice Includes 100 new questions for a title of 600 high-yield questions Why use this review? Delineates strategic question dissection techniques for study success developed by the author, a leading provider of exam preparation education for over 20 years Provides precisely targeted content review Offers 600 in-depth practice questions and detailed exam information Includes Exam Tips and Clinical Tips to help prioritize test content. It is the only book to present elements of research needed for E-B practice Outlines normal findings and benign variants in physical assessment of each body system Includes succinct review of diseases commonly seen in primary care It's a great companion to the forthcoming FNP Certification Review app!



Core Curriculum for Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

Core Curriculum for Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Author Nancy A. Ryan-Wenger
ISBN-10 0323027563
Release 2007
Pages 1058
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"Publication ... is the result of a joint effort between the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) and the Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (AFPNP)"--Pref.



Barkley s Review Guide for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

Barkley s Review Guide for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Author Thomas W. Barkley, Jr.
ISBN-10 0986402117
Release 2015-02-18
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Barkley s Review Guide for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Barkley s Review Guide for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Barkley s Review Guide for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners book for free.



Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive Review

Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive Review Author Maria T. Codina Leik
ISBN-10 9780826134264
Release 2013-08-12
Pages 680
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Mosby s Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Online Review

Mosby s Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Online Review Author Mosby
ISBN-10 0323030599
Release 2006-02
Pages 16
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Covering all subject areas of the PNCB and ANCC pediatric nurse practitioner certification exams, this 16-week review course includes content overviews with full-color content illustrations, self-check questions in each lesson, and case studies that provide real-life examples of common pediatric concerns. Additional resources are included such as, comprehensive information on over 125 commonly used pediatric medications currently on the market. Four different calendar schedules are available to map out a study regimen. A final comprehensive exam that mirrors the certification exam can be taken at the end of the course. Covers all subject areas of the PNCB and ANCC pediatric nurse practitioner certification exams. UNIQUE! No need for users to travel to 1 and 2 day courses. Course is online and can be accessed 24 hours a day. UNIQUE! No books, disks, or CD-ROMS needed. Content areas provide bulleted information every Pediatric Nurse Practitioner must know. Multiple-choice questions throughout each module for quick self-checks of learned material Provides computerized test experiences. Pre-test, Post-test, and Final exam scores will available to instructors via the Evolve website. Over 25 case studies provide real-life examples of common symptoms and diagnoses. UNIQUE! Information on over 125 pediatric drugs that can be customized and printed. UNIQUE! Calendar provides 4 different schedules for moving through the course.



Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review

Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Author Julie G. Stewart
ISBN-10 9781284081305
Release 2016-04-14
Pages 600
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Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Certification Review

Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Author Meredith Kazer
ISBN-10 9780826106438
Release 2011-01-19
Pages 240
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Nurse practitioners have long required a comprehensive certification review book for the ANCC Gerontological Nurse Practitioner (GNP) exam. This is the first book on the market to provide a thorough review of test content to effectively prepare nurses to successfully pass the GNP certification exam. With almost 200 practice questions culled from the real ANCC test outline, this is the only book nurse practitioners need to pass the ANCC exam. Key features: Includes guidelines on question dissection and analysis Discusses health promotion and disease prevention Covers assessment of acute and chronic illness Provides information on clinical management and pharmacological/non-pharmacological interventions Describes the nurse practitioner and patient relationship Discusses professional role and policy issues



Advanced Practice Nursing Guide to the Neurological Exam

Advanced Practice Nursing Guide to the Neurological Exam Author Alexandra Armitage, MS, CNL, APRN
ISBN-10 9780826126092
Release 2015-03-06
Pages 250
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Today’s advanced practice registered nursing and physician assistant programs have been allocating less time to the study of neurology, leaving new practitioners with an uncertain grasp of how to approach the neurological patient. Here is a “how to” manual for knowledgeably conducting the basic neurological examination and confidently applying exam findings to the interpretation of common neurological symptoms. It explains all facets of the standard neuro exam that is conducted in clinical and hospital settings and includes an abundance of photos, illustrations, and useful algorithms. The book examines how to use the exam results to determine a likely diagnosis or to identify an area of concern for further diagnostic tests. The text presents both basic and advanced concepts related to the exam to foster a deeper understanding of the meaning and physiology underlying an abnormal finding. Step by step, the text describes how to conduct the exam and provides photos, illustrations, and diagrammatic representations of examination steps and concepts. Algorithms bring a logical problem-solving approach to clinical thinking, and reference tables provide information at a glance for the busy practitioner. The book will be beneficial both for new practitioners who seek mastery of neurology fundamentals and a solid understanding of exam findings, as well as for those who have mastered the fundamentals and wish to gain more sophisticated diagnostic skills in order to accurately analyze the meaning of each symptom in the broader context of neurological practice. Key Features: Presents a clear, step-by-step description of how to conduct a neurological examination and apply findings in the clinical setting Addresses the needs of both new and seasoned practitioners Provides a wealth of illustrations and diagrams to reinforce concepts Uses algorithms to enhance a logical problem-solving approach Includes quick reference tables for the busy practitioner Alexandra Armitage, MS, APRN, CNL, is a clinical practitioner who has worked and taught in various clinical and educational neurological and neurosurgical settings. She received her BS from the University of Natal, South Africa, and her MS and post-master’s APRN certificate from the University of New Hampshire. She is currently working as a provider at Neurosurgery of Southern New Hampshire in Nashua, New Hampshire. She has given numerous neurology and neurosurgical lectures to both nursing and nurse practitioner students and is keenly interested in advancing the neurological knowledge of all nurses. In addition, she is the book reviewer for the New Hampshire Nurse’s Association. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau and the American Academy of Neurology.



Quick Reference for Otolaryngology

Quick Reference for Otolaryngology Author Kim Scott, MSN, FNP, AE-C
ISBN-10 9780826196071
Release 2014-04-14
Pages 496
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"This quick reference guide to ear, nose, and throat questions is easy to navigate to search for specific diseases. The book breaks down each branch of the specialty of otolaryngology and enables readers to easily find the body system they are interested in. The outline style also allows readers to quickly search a page for the information they need... This is a very useful book. I plan to use it regularly and I would recommend it to colleagues."--Doodyís Medical Reviews The only text of its kind for practicing clinicians, Quick Reference Guide: Otolaryngology is a comprehensive, quick-access reference written specifically for nurses, physicianís assistants, and medical students. Not only is it useful as a pithy reference guide for clinicians, it is a learning system designed to foster retention and comprehension, and an in-depth review for written boards and ENT certification. The book is authored by a nurse practitioner with two practicing otolaryngologists, who are among the most highly respected professionals in their fields, as consultants. The guide is consistently organized by anatomical region and contains, for each topic, easy-to-follow tables, charts, diagrams, and algorithms to guide in the work-up, differential diagnosis, diagnostic methods, medical therapy, and treatment alternatives. The text includes procedure protocols used in clinical settings and staging criteria for common cancer diagnoses. Another important feature is the guideís overview of surgical management for specific conditions. Topics are covered on a ìneed-to-knowî basis for written boards and certification review. Key Features: Provides key differential diagnosis guidelines Includes fifteen ëhow-toí Procedure Protocols used in clinical settings and Staging Criteria for eight of the more common cancer diagnoses Presents Overview of Surgical Management for specific conditions Serves as a concise reference guide and review for written boards and ENT certification Designed for clinicians in general practice, those entering the ENT field, and for use as a diagnosis guide for referral purposes Includes six videos illustrating actual procedures, including nasal endoscopy, flexible laryngoscopy, and others



Pediatric Primary Care

Pediatric Primary Care Author Catherine E. Burns
ISBN-10 9780323376839
Release 2016-03-02
Pages 1296
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Get an in-depth look at pediatric primary care through the eyes of a Nurse Practitioner! Pediatric Primary Care, 6th Edition guides readers through the process of assessing, managing, and preventing health problems in infants, children, and adolescents. Key topics include developmental theory, issues of daily living, the health status of children today, and diversity and cultural considerations. This sixth edition also features a wealth of new content and updates — such as a new chapter on pediatric pharmacology, full-color design and illustrations, new QSEN integration, updated coverage of the impact of the Affordable Care Act, a refocused chapter on practice management, and more — to keep readers up to date on the latest issues affecting practice today. Comprehensive content provides a complete foundation in the primary care of children from the unique perspective of the Nurse Practitioner and covers the full spectrum of health conditions seen in the primary care of children, emphasizing both prevention and management. In-depth guidance on assessing and managing pediatric health problems covers patients from infancy through adolescence. Four-part organization includes 1) an introductory unit on the foundations of global pediatric health, child and family health assessment, and cultural perspectives for pediatric primary care; 2) a unit on managing child development; 3) a unit on health promotion and management; and 4) a unit on disease management. Content devoted to issues of daily living covers issues that are a part of every child's growth — such as nutrition and toilet training — that could lead to health problems unless appropriate education and guidance are given. Algorithms are used throughout the book to provide a concise overview of the evaluation and management of common disorders. Resources for providers and families are also included throughout the text for further information. Expert editor team well is well-versed in the scope of practice and knowledge base of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (PNPs) and Family Nurse Practitioners (FNPs). NEW! Updated content throughout reflects the latest developments in our understanding of disease processes, disease management in children, and current trends in pediatric healthcare. NEW! Chapter on prescribing pediatric medications emphasizes the unique needs of children in pharmacotherapy. NEW! Practice Alerts highlight situations that may require urgent action, consultation, or referral for additional treatment outside the primary care setting. NEW! Full-color design and illustrations improve usability and learning. NEW! Graduate-level QSEN integration: Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) is now introduced in the Preface. The QSEN Safety competency is now emphasized via the new Practice Alert highlights and integration of National Patient Safety Goals and Core Measures. The Informatics competency is addressed with new informatics content in a refocused Strategies for Managing a Pediatric Health Care Practice chapter. The Teamwork and Collaboration competency is addressed by new content on the trending topic of interprofessional collaboration, also in the Strategies for Managing a Pediatric Health Care Practice chapter. The Evidence-Based Practice competency is integrated through icons that reference evidence-based guidelines. Reorganized application of Gordon's Functional Health Patterns provides a more conceptually consistent flow with Gordon's model. Expanded integration of Healthy People 2020 goes beyond the emphasis on physical activity in the previous edition.