Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing

Edited by

  • Robin Watson, RN, MN, CCRN, Senior Nurse Informaticist, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services EHR-ORCHID, Los Angeles, California


    The only exam review for the two leading neonatal critical-care nursing certification examinations, Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 4th Edition prepares you for your exam with realistic questions and test simulation. Based on the blueprints of the AACN’s CCRN-Neonatal exam and the NCC’s Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (RNC-NIC) exam, review questions cover the information in Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 3rd Edition, and reflect essential knowledge, the latest evidence, and best practices. A total of 600 questions and answers with rationales are provided both online and in the book. Online, you can choose either the AACN or NCC format, and review material either in Study mode or in Examination mode. Developed by the AACN, AWHONN, and NANN, this powerful review tool offers excellent preparation for your certification exam!
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    Book information

    • Published: April 2011
    • Imprint: SAUNDERS
    • ISBN: 978-1-4377-2633-6

    Table of Contents

    Section I: General Assessment and Management

    1. Assessment of Fetal Well-Being

    2. Adaptation to Extrauterine Life

    3. Neonatal Resuscitation

    4. Physical Assessment

    5. Gestational Age Assessment

    6. Thermoregulation

    7. Fluids and Electrolytes

    8. Nutrition Management

    9. Developmental Support

    10. Radiographic Evaluation

    11. Pharmacology

    12. Care of the Extremely Low Birth Weight Infant

    13. Care of the Late Preterm Infant

    Section II: Pathophysiology

      System-Specific Disorders

    14. Cardiovascular Disorders

    15. Pulmonary Disorders

    16. Gastrointestinal Disorders

    17. Metabolic/Endocrine Disorders

    18. Hematologic Disorders

    19. Neurologic Disorders

    20. Renal and Genitourinary Disorders

    21. Genetics and Congenital Anomalies

    22. Immunologic Disorders and Infections

    23. Dermatologic Disorders

    24. Auditory and Ophthalmologic Disorders

      Multisystem Considerations

    25. Maternal-Fetal Complications

    26. Pain Assessment and Management

    27. Perinatal Substance Abuse

    Section III: Professional Caring and Ethical Practice

    28. Family Integration

    29. Discharge Planning and Transition to Home Care

    30. Patient Safety

    31. Research Issues

    32. Legal Issues

    33. Ethical Issues

    34. AACN Synergy Model for Patient Care

    Section IV: Answers to Core Review Questions