Respiratory Care Exam Review - 3rd Edition

Respiratory Care Exam Review

3rd Edition

Review for the Entry Level and Advanced Exams

Authors: Gary Persing Gary Persing
Imprint: Saunders

Table of Contents

  1. Oxygen and Medical Gas Therapy
  2. Humidity and Aerosol
  3. Assessment of the Cardiopulmonary Patient
  4. Management of the Airway
  5. Special Respiratory Care Procedures
  6. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Techniques
  7. Hyperinflation Therapy
  8. Bronchopulmonary Hygiene Techniques
  9. Cardiac Monitoring
  10. ABG Interpretation
  11. Ventilator Management
  12. Disorders of the Respiratory System
  13. Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care
  14. Respiratory Medications
  15. Respiratory Home Care
  16. Pulmonary Function Testing
  17. Equipment Decontamination and Infection Control

Entry Level Certification Exam: Practice Test (with Answer Key and Explanations)

Advanced Practitioner Written Registry Exam: Practice Test (with Answer Key and Explanations)

Pre-Test Answers and Rationales

Answers to Post-Chapter Study Questions

 

CD-ROM Contents

Entry Level Certification Exam: Practice Test

Advanced Practitioner Written Registry Exam: Practice Test

Clinical Simulations (11)


Description

Respiratory Care Exam Review: Review for the Entry Level and Advanced Exams, 3rd Edition, readies students with review materials for both the CRT and RRT exams! The material is presented in an outline format for efficient studying, with special boxes included in the chapter to highlight important information that is often included in the exam. The accompanying Evolve Web site provides practice exams for both the advanced and entry level exams to familiarize test-takers with the computerized exam format. Clinical simulations for the RRT are also included to give students the opportunity to practice this very difficult portion of the registry exam. New content has been added to the 3rd edition, including the latest updates to the NBRC content outlines implemented in 2009 and 2010. Be fully prepared with this comprehensive text!

Key Features

  • Respiratory Therapy exam review designed to provide students with a complete, hands-on review for both the NBRC Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) and the Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credentialing exams.
  • The material is presented in a detailed outline format, and each chapter includes a pre-test and post-chapter questions. Answers and rationales for both pre- and post-testing are located in the back of the book.
  • Book includes two practice exams. One practice exam for each exam (CRT & RRT) is located in the back of the book.  Answer keys with rationales for correct and incorrect answers are available on the Evolve Web site. The NBRC complexity levels of each question are indicated in the answer key to help the student better prepare for the actual exam.
  • Companion Evolve Website features two additional practice exams (one for the entry level and one for the advanced level exam) to provide the student with additional practice and simulate the test taking experience. Each practice exam consists of the same number of questions as on the actual NBRC exam. NBRC difficulty levels are included in the answer rationale for each question.  
  • Every chapter has been thoroughly revised to incorporate the newest (2009) NBRC Examination content outlines that were implemented in 2009 (CRT) and 2010 (RRT).
  • Unique! Exam Notes highlight special notes or instructions specific to either the entry level (CRT) or advanced exam (RRT) to help students use their study time more effectively.  Other key information relevant to the respiratory therapist is featured in specially shaded boxes.

  • Details

    Language:
    English
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    eBook ISBN:
    9781437716955
    eBook ISBN:
    9780323228657
    eBook ISBN:
    9781437719208

    About the Authors

    Gary Persing Author

    Gary Persing, BS, RRT Program Director, Respiratoy Care Tulsa Community College Tulsa OK Respiratory Review Workshop Director RRT/CRT Exam Review

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Program Director, Respiratory Therapy Program, Tulsa Community College, Tulsa, OK

    Gary Persing Author

    Gary Persing, BS, RRT Program Director, Respiratoy Care Tulsa Community College Tulsa OK Respiratory Review Workshop Director RRT/CRT Exam Review

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Program Director, Respiratory Therapy Program, Tulsa Community College, Tulsa, OK