Saunders Q & A Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9781455702657, 9780323556156

Saunders Q & A Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination

5th Edition

Authors: Linda Silvestri Angela Silvestri
Paperback ISBN: 9781455702657
eBook ISBN: 9780323556156
eBook ISBN: 9780323556149
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 1st March 2019
Page Count: 640

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The best way to prepare for the NCLEX-PN Exam is practice, practice, practice! And with over 5,000 NCLEX-style review questions reflecting the most current clinical updates and test plan, Saunders Q&A Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination, 5th Edition delivers all the practice you need to pass this all-important exam and so much more! Review questions in the physical book or go online and utilize the quiz mode or exam mode for an even more realistic review experience. There are ample alternate item question types in both the physical book and online. All questions are cross-categorized by level of cognitive ability, client needs area, integrated process, and 21 different clinical content areas — giving you the ability to really focus your study efforts where you need it most. All questions also include rationales for correct and incorrect options; as well as helpful test-taking strategies. This proven study resource has already helped thousands of students pass the NCLEX-PN Exam the first time. Don’t miss your chance!

Key Features

  • Detailed test-taking strategies for each question offer clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option. Rationales are provided for both correct and incorrect options.
  • All alternate item format questions provide the necessary practice in critical thinking and prioritization.
  • 85-question comprehensive exam reflects the percentages identified in the NCLEX-PN exam test plan.
  • Content organized by Client Needs and Integrated Processes provides an organized review for exam preparation and end-of-course standardized exams.
  • Each question is categorized by level of cognitive ability, Client Needs area, integrated process, and clinical content area offer multiple study and exam selections.
  • Introductory chapters cover exam preparation guidance, nonacademic preparation, test-taking strategies, the CAT format, and the NCLEX-PN from a new graduate’s perspective.

Table of Contents


1. The NCLEX-PN Examination
2. Profiles to Success
3. The NCLEX-PN Examination: From a Graduate’s Perspective
4. Test-Taking Strategies


5. Client Needs and the NCLEX-PN Test Plan

Test 1 Safe and Effective Care Environment
Test 2 Health Promotion and Maintenance
Test 3 Psychosocial Integrity
Test 4 Physiological Integrity


6.  Integrated Processes and the NCLEX-PN Test Plan

Test 5 Integrated Processes


Test 6 Comprehensive Test



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About the Authors

Linda Silvestri

Linda Anne Silvestri has provided decades of nursing education and leadership that has directly impacted the growing and needed nursing workforce. Her research focused on a holistic investigation of predictors leading to success on the licensure examination. Her findings, published in the Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, led to significant contributions, filling a critical need in NCLEX® preparation. Linda’s vision was to provide a holistic educational approach to ensure overall well-being in test anxiety and self-efficacy, and success on the NCLEX®. As a leader in providing global NCLEX® preparation resources published by Elsevier, she strives for excellence in publication quality, based on the discovery of new knowledge in nursing, standards of care, and research-based studies. Her published resources ensure nursing graduates’ ability to make sound clinical judgments as they serve the public and the nursing profession. Linda is also a Next Generation NCLEX® Subject Matter Expert and Consultant for Elsevier.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor of Nursing, Clinical Coordinator, Nursing Program, Salve Regina University, Newport; President, Professional Nursing Seminars, Inc., Charlestown, Rhode Island.

Angela Silvestri

Angela Silvestri is a well-known nurse educator, researcher, and author. She has been teaching and working in university administrative roles for the past 10 years at all levels of nursing education. She has experience teaching across the program and in classroom and clinical settings in the areas of Nutrition and Human Development Across the Lifespan, Foundations of Care in Nursing, Gerontological Nursing, Complex Care in Nursing, and Leadership and Transition to Practice in pre-nursing and undergraduate nursing programs. She is currently serving as the Program Director for the undergraduate BSN program at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She is a sought-out speaker at national conferences on the topic of nursing school success. Her passion for college student success comes through in her work at the School of Nursing teaching Leadership and licensure exam preparation and in publishing research and best-selling licensure exam review resources on national and international levels.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor & BSN Program Director, University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Registered Nurse, Henderson Hospital Medical Center, Henderson, Nevada; Consultant, Nursing Reviews, Inc., Henderson, Nevada.