Saunders Strategies for Success for the NCLEX-PN® Examination

1st Edition

Author:

  • Linda Silvestri
    • Print ISBN 9781416000945

    Key Features

    • Short chapters and a casual writing style help students understand key concepts involved in preparing for the NCLEX-PN examination.
    • Two-color design with fun illustrations and cartoons help to lighten the reader's mood.
    • Information about the new 2005 NCLEX-PN test plan is included.
    • Pyramid Points emphasize important content.
    • Examples show strategies for specific question types and areas of the NCLEX-PN test plan.
    • Alternate item formats are included throughout the text and CD-ROM to help students become accustomed to the new question styles.
    • FEATURES OF CD-ROM:
      • 500 practice questions are included, with 205 from the book and 295 more on the CD.
      • Study and Exam modes are offered — the Study mode lets students view their results immediately, and the Exam mode provides results upon completion — with results including the correct answer, rationale, strategy, and a text reference.
      • Questions may be selected from a specific content area, a category of integrated concepts and processes, or a category of client needs to allow students to focus their practice.
      • A drop-down calculator helps students answer questions that require a medication calculation.

    Table of Contents

    PART I: The NCLEX-PN Examination

    Chapter 1 The Test Plan

    Chapter 2 The Examination Process

    Chapter 3 Client Needs

    Chapter 4 Integrated Processes

    Chapter 5 Types of Questions On The Examination



    PART II: Strategies for Success

    Chapter 6 Nonacademic Preparation: Your Path to Success

    Chapter 7 How to Avoid Reading into The Question

    Chapter 8 True or False Response Questions

    Chapter 9 Questions That Require Prioritizing

    Chapter 10 Managing and Delegating Care, and Client Care Assignment Questions

    Chapter 11 Communication Questions

    Chapter 12 Pharmacology Questions

    Chapter 13 Additional Pyramid Strategies



    PART III: Additional Tips for Test-Takers

    Chapter 14 Tips For Repeat Test-Takers

    Chapter 15 Tips For International Nurses



    PART IV: Practice Test

    Details

    No. of pages:
    336
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2006
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781416000945