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!



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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Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review

Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Author JoAnn Zerwekh
ISBN-10 9780323428132
Release 2016-09-01
Pages 368
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Ensure that you’re thoroughly prepared for the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) certification exam with more than 1,500 questions! Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review, 3rd Edition reflects the latest evidence-based clinical practice and national treatment guidelines and protocols. This comprehensive resource features more than 1,500 high-quality multiple-choice questions with detailed rationales for correct answers. Questions related to patient safety are highlighted with a QSEN safety icon to highlight the graduate-level safety competency of the Quality & Safety Education for Nurses initiative. It also includes a companion Evolve website with virtually unlimited, randomly generated practice exams that match the length and question distribution of the actual AANP and ANCC FNP certification exams. More than 1,500 multiple-choice questions with by detailed rationales help students understand the reasoning behind each answer. Division of clinical chapters into Physical Examination and Diagnostic Tests, Disorders, and Pharmacology makes it easy for students to locate specific information within each system. Chapters on Research and Theory and Professional Issues provide information on professional competencies important to the FNP role. Multiple-choice questions that mirror FNP certification exam formats give you realistic exam practice. NEW! Updated questions throughout review the latest evidence-based clinical practice and national treatment guidelines and protocols to prepare students for the AANP and ANCC FNP certification exams and clinical practice. NEW! Questions emphasizing patient safety are highlighted to reinforce the graduate-level safety competency of the Quality & Safety Education for Nurses initiative.



Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review

Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Author JoAnn Graham Zerwekh
ISBN-10 PSU:000059254959
Release 2004
Pages 345
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This outstanding, comprehensive review resource provides the necessary tools to prepare for the Family Nurse Practitioner certification exam, with over 1,300 multiple-choice review questions based on the actual exam content and format. Answers and rationales are provided at the end of each chapter. Includes a CD-ROM with all the questions from the book.



Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification Study Question Book

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification Study Question Book Author Sally K. Miller
ISBN-10 9780763775346
Release 2010-07
Pages 131
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Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Prep Exams

Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Prep Exams Author Amelie Hollier
ISBN-10 UCLA:L0087555959
Release 2004-01-01
Pages 418
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Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Prep Exams are for family and adult nurse practitioner students preparing for the AANP or ANCC certification exams. Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Prep Exams contains 1000 multiple choice review questions, including over 400 subject-specific questions plus four-150 question practice examinations. Answers and rationales are included with each question and arranged in an easy to use format. Questions are written to give students an idea of the format and subject areas to expect on the exam and to help identify students strengths and areas needing further attention.



Family Practice Guidelines Fourth Edition

Family Practice Guidelines  Fourth Edition Author Jill C. Cash, MSN, APN, FNP-BC
ISBN-10 9780826177124
Release 2017-01-13
Pages 1064
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This bible of family practice for primary care students and clinicians provides current national practice guidelines for professional standards of care across the life span. Concise and clearly organized, the resource features detailed, step-by-step instructions for physical examinations and diagnostic testing in the outpatient setting, information on health promotion, care guidelines, dietary information, information on culturally responsive care, patient resources, and abundant patient education handouts. This fourth edition is updated to include new evidence-based guidelines for rheumatology, public health (featuring updated information on substance abuse, violence, obesity, homelessness, and lesbian health), the sports physical exam and interventions, endocrinology, new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations for health maintenance, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) assessment and management, restless legs syndrome, sexual dysfunction treatment, and psychiatric disorders. Several new and updated Patient Teaching Guides--with printable education points--add to the book's outstanding utility as a thorough and reliable clinical resource. Each of the 268 diagnoses includes definition, incidence, pathogenesis, predisposing factors, common complaints, signs/symptoms, subjective data, physical exam and diagnostic tests, differential diagnosis, and a care plan. New to the Fourth Edition: New and updated guidelines for: -Rheumatology: polymyalgia rheumatica, Sjogren's syndrome, psoriatic arthropathy, pseudogout (calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate), ankylosing spondylitis, reactive arthritis, Raynaud's syndrome -Public Health: substance abuse, violence, obesity, homelessness, lesbian health -Sports Exam: assessment and treatment -CDC recommendations: vaccine and cancer screening -Endocrinology: diabetes management and new Food and Drug Administration--approved medications -JNC 8 guidelines for hypertension -Neurology: PTSD and restless legs syndrome management -Sexual dysfunction -Bipolar and other behavioral health disorders New and updated Patient Teaching Guides Key Features: Presents information for 268 disorders in consistent format for ease of use Highlights key considerations with Practice Pointers Provides individual care points for pediatric, pregnant, and geriatric patients Includes 138 printable Patient Teaching Guides Offers 18 procedure guidelines and routine health maintenance guidelines



Adult and Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Practice Questions

Adult and Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Practice Questions Author Amelie Hollier
ISBN-10 1892418150
Release 2009-01-01
Pages 556
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Over 1000 multiple choice questions with answers and rationales. Questions formatted and designed to help you prepare for the adult or family nurse practitioner certification exam. Get ready for the AANP or ANCC national certification exam. Practice only subject specific questions (i.e., pregnancy, endocrinology, hematology, urology) or take 150 question practice exams. Also includes special sections for pediatric and geriatric questions. Assess your knowledge. Attack your weaknesses!



Adult Gero and Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Practice Questions 2013

Adult Gero and Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Practice Questions 2013 Author Amelie Hollier
ISBN-10 1892418185
Release 2013
Pages 558
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Practice book of over 1200 multiple choice questions written to simulate the AANP and ANCC certification exam questions. Answers with rationales included. Written especially for AGNP & FNP students preparing for the AGNP/FNP certification exam. Assess your strengths and identify areas needing more review. Section I contains over 550 subject specific questions, answers, and rationales arranged in an easy to use format. Check your exam knowledge in these areas: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Pregnancy and Lactation, Male and Female Disorders, Endocrinology, Hematological Disorders, Urological Disorders, Gastrointestinal Disorders, Psychosocial Disorders and Mental Health, Eye and ENT, Musculoskeletal Disorders, Respiratory Disorders, Dermatological Disorders, Neurological Disorders, Cardiovascular Disorders and Test Taking Strategies Section II contains three-150 question practice exams for FNP students and three-150 question practice exams for Adult-Gero NP students. Each exam contains answers and rationales. Special Pediatric sections included.



Differential Diagnosis for the Advanced Practice Nurse

Differential Diagnosis for the Advanced Practice Nurse Author Marilee Murphy Jensen, MN, ARNP
ISBN-10 9780826110282
Release 2014-07-17
Pages 338
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"Developing a comprehensive differential diagnosis for a specific complaint is a daunting task even for experienced advanced practice nurses. This user-friendly clinical guide provides a strategy or standard format for working through this complex task. It is a wonderful tool for both student and new advanced practice nurses... 5 stars." -- Kathleen M. Woodruff, DNP, Doody's Book Reviews Establishing a differential diagnosis can be challenging even for expert advanced practice nurses (APRNs), let alone students. This easy-access clinical guide to commonly seen symptoms, written for APRN students and new practitioners, describes step by step how to obtain a reliable patient history and choose the appropriate directed physical exam for the presenting problem, followed by how to use this patient history and physical exam findings to form a differential diagnosis. Unfolding case scenarios provided for each symptom further demonstrate a sound process for formulating a differential diagnosis that the APRN can use throughout clinical practice. The book features 38 of the most commonly presented symptoms, each of which includes exam findings and differential diagnosis. It describes diagnostic tests with a guide to when they should be ordered (or delayed) based on clinical findings, and common management plans for diagnostic testing. It discusses the correct approach to diagnostic reasoning including determining the focused assessment, choosing the appropriate assessment tests or lab tests, and critically thinking through the assessment and diagnostic data to arrive at an appropriate diagnosis. A unique feature of the guide is its provision of a Case Study History (presenting directed questions and patient responses), Physical Exam Findings, a Differential Diagnosis Table (clearly comparing potential diagnostic choices based on symptoms), a Diagnostic Examination Table (including estimated costs and codes), and a Case Study Summary, to further clarify strategies for arriving at the correct diagnosis. Key Features: Helps students and novice nurses obtain directed problem-focused history and examination for common patient symptoms Demonstrates a step-by-step approach to building clinical decision-making skills Offers quick access to common differential diagnoses, requisite diagnostic tests, and clinical decision making Uses unfolding case scenarios for each symptom to illustrate the clinical decision-making, diagnostic process Includes unique tables that help to clarify strategies for diagnostic decision making



Clinical Case Studies for the Family Nurse Practitioner

Clinical Case Studies for the Family Nurse Practitioner Author Leslie Neal-Boylan
ISBN-10 9781118277850
Release 2011-11-28
Pages 432
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Clinical Case Studies for the Family Nurse Practitioner is a key resource for advanced practice nurses and graduate students seeking to test their skills in assessing, diagnosing, and managing cases in family and primary care. Composed of more than 70 cases ranging from common to unique, the book compiles years of experience from experts in the field. It is organized chronologically, presenting cases from neonatal to geriatric care in a standard approach built on the SOAP format. This includes differential diagnosis and a series of critical thinking questions ideal for self-assessment or classroom use.



Fast Facts for Evidence Based Practice

Fast Facts for Evidence Based Practice Author Maryann Godshall, PhD(c), MSN, CCRN, CPN, CNE
ISBN-10 0826105688
Release 2009-12-07
Pages 240
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Designated a 2014 Doodyís Core Title by Doodyís Medical Reviews Concise and comprehensive, this book covers the basics of nursing research and the essentials of how to implement Evidence Based Practice (EBP). Using the short, reader-friendly, Fast Facts Series 'style,' the book is designed for those RNs studying Evidence Based Practice (EBP) who want quick access core content. Undergraduate nursing students who want a solid review of evidence based practice (& nursing research) will also find this book useful, as well as RN to BSNs student who need to assimilate content on basic nursing research. It is vital for both the practicing RNs and students to know the basics of EBP and understand how EBP can be implemented. Key features covered include: Delivery of a wide scope of EBP content in the abbreviated style of the Fast Facts series Includes coverage of quantitative and qualitative research approaches, defining the 'compelling question', finding and critiquing the evidence, and disseminating the research Unlocks the mystery surrounding systematic reviews and searching a database Class-tested content, used in seated and online course environments



Nurse Practitioner Certification Examination and Practice Preparation

Nurse Practitioner Certification Examination and Practice Preparation Author Margaret A Fitzgerald
ISBN-10 9780803669178
Release 2017-03-14
Pages 576
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Start preparing for your future - today! The new edition of this award-winning text, written by renowned NP educator and certification preparation expert Dr. Margaret Fitzgerald. A must read for anyone taking the NP certification exam. Develop critical thinking and test-taking skills for the exam and the firm knowledge-base needed for both the exam and practice. The 5th edition delivers the latest guidelines, recommendations, diagnostic and treatment protocols, and procedures –everything critical to passing the NP boards.



Chronic Illness In Children

Chronic Illness In Children Author Laura L. Hayman, PhD, RN, FAAN
ISBN-10 082619799X
Release 2002-09-05
Pages 256
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This book provides a research-based discussion of common childhood chronic illnesses and their etiology, diagnosis, treatment, and management. Along with information on specific diseases and conditions, such as asthma, diabetes, and arthritis, the book includes chapters on psychosocial management, focusing on family coping, stress on the child, and adherence. This is a rich resource for nurses and other health practitioners looking for an overview of children's chronic illness in an evidence-based context.



CRNA Certification Exam Review

CRNA Certification Exam Review Author Kelly L. Wiltse Nicely
ISBN-10 9781284040678
Release 2013-02-25
Pages 400
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CRNA Certification Exam Review is the ideal study guide for new and recertifying nurses preparing for the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) certification exam. Built to mirror the Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists (CCNA) test blueprint, it offers 1,600 practice questions with comprehensive answer rationales. CRNA Certification Exam Review explores basic sciences, equipment, instrumentation and technology, basic and advanced principles of anesthesia, and professional issues. Included with each new print book is an Access Code for Navigate TestPrep, a dynamic and fully hosted online assessment tool designed to help nurses prepare for certification examinations by offering case-based questions, detailed rationales, and robust reporting. * Randomized questions create new exams on each attempt * Monitors results on practice examinations with score tracking and time on each task * Reporting tools evaluate progress and results on each attempt * Includes bonus questions not found in the book



Adult Gerontology and Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Examination

Adult Gerontology and Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Examination Author Jill E Winland-Brown
ISBN-10 9780803639355
Release 2013-01-17
Pages 448
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2,420 questions—encompass all of the content you’ll encounter on the exam. Each question has been carefully reviewed and updated to ensure accuracy and revised to conform to the style and difficulty levels on the new certification examinations.



Primary Care

Primary Care Author Lynne M. Hektor Dunphy
ISBN-10 080361487X
Release 2007
Pages 1248
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Thorough revisions and comprehensive updating have made a good book even better. From the theoretical basis of nursing practice to the latest scientific knowledge of diseases and disorders, it offers complete coverage of the APRN's role as a primary care provider. - Circle of Caring, an innovative framework for nursing-based knowledge and holistic care. - Written by nurse practitioners for nurse practitioners in collaboration with a physician. - A chapter devoted to a real-world approach to psychotherapy in the challenging environment of primary care, The 15-Minute Hour. - Original chapters on decision-making, palliative care, caring for self, the 15-minute hour, the business of practice, and evidence-based practice, distinguishing this text from any other on the market. - A systems format that builds on the basics of anatomy, physiology, and pathology.