Core Review for Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioners - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323027571, 9780323079051

Core Review for Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

1st Edition

Editors: Victoria Niederhauser
Paperback ISBN: 9780323027571
eBook ISBN: 9780323079051
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 26th February 2007
Page Count: 424

Description

Authored and endorsed by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) and the Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (AFPNP), the Core Review for Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioners book accompanies the Core Curriculum for Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. This core review 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. Review questions include the Role of the PNP, Wellness Issues, Growth and Development, Genetics, Chronic Conditions, Pediatric Emergencies, and Pharmacology.

Key Features

  • UNIQUE! Authored and endorsed by NAPNAP, the only national association of PNPs
  • UNIQUE! Authored and endorsed by the Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (AFPNP)
  • Multiple-choice practice questions cover all content on both the NCBPNP and ANCC certification exams
  • Questions based on the corresponding chapters in the Core Curriculum
  • Answer key contains rationales for both correct and incorrect responses

Table of Contents

Section 1: Role of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

1. Evolution of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Role

2. Essential Elements of the Advanced Practice Role for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

3. Clinical Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making

Section 2: Health Assessment and Physical Examination

4. Measures of Child Growth and Development

5. Assessment of the Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose and Throat

6. Assessment of the Pulmonary System

7. Assessment of the Cardiovascular System

8. Assessment of the Gastrointestinal System

9. Assessment of the Reproductive and Urologic Systems

10. Assessment of the Integumentary System

11. Assessment of the Hematologic and Lymphatic Systems

12. Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System

13. Assessment of the Neurologic System

Section 3: Special Topics in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

14. Core Concepts in Genetics

15. Immunizations

16. Nutrition

17. Preconceptional and Prenatal Role

18. Care of the Newborn Before Hospital Discharge

19. Newborns and Infants

20. Preterm Infant Follow-up Care

21. Child Abuse and Neglect

22. Toddlers, Preschoolers, and School-agers

23. Mental Health Promotion and Mental Health Screening for Children and Adolescents

24. Sports Participation: Evaluation and Monitoring

25. Early Adolescents, Late Adolescents, and College-age Young Adults

26. Sexuality and Birth Control

Section 4: Diagnosis and Management of Common Illness in Children and Adolescents

27. Common Illness of the Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose and Throat

28. Common Illness of the Pulmonary System

29. Common Illness of the Cardiovascular System

30. Common Illness of the Gastrointestinal System

31. Common Illness of the Reproductive and U

Details

No. of pages:
424
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323079051
Paperback ISBN:
9780323027571

About the Editor

Victoria Niederhauser