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Delmar's Complete Review for NCLEX-RN®, 2nd Edition

  • Donna F. Gauwitz
  • ISBN-10: 1133282415  |  ISBN-13: 9781133282419
  • 1152 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2007
  • © 2015 | Published
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Overview

Ensure your students' success on the NCLEX-RN® exam with Cengage Learning's COMPLETE REVIEW FOR NCLEX-RN® , Second Edition. After completing a recognized nursing curriculum and meeting state requirements, your students are ready to tackle the National Council of State Boards of Nursing NCLEX-RN® exam, and this review covers it all. The stimulating, full-color text offers more than 1600 practice questions with answers in multiple formats, with 67 chapters of review content. Test questions are coded to reflect the recommended test-taking plan and strategies, while answers include rationales for both correct and incorrect assumptions. Endorsed by the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA), COMPLETE REVIEW FOR NCLEX-RN®, Second Edition emphasizes delegation, prioritization, and critical thinking methods that prepare students for the exam's rigor and also builds their confidence. COMPLETE REVIEW FOR NCLEX-RN®, Second Edition is the one-stop NCLEX-RN® exam preparation tool recognized by successful registered nurses today.

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Features and Benefits

  • Ample Practice: Students practice the recommended testing strategies with over 1,600 practice questions and answers, as well as eye-opening rationales for both right and wrong choices.
  • NSNA Endorsement: Cengage Learning's COMPLETE REVIEW FOR NCLEX-RN®, 2nd Edition is endorsed by the National Student Nurses Association, which represents and mentors nursing students through initial RN licensure.
  • Effective Study Tool: Offering balanced coverage without overwhelming or falling short, COMPLETE REVIEW FOR NCLEX-RN®, 2nd Edition prepares students with required content, interactive learning features, and testing strategies that work.

Table of Contents

Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Preparing for the NCLEX® Examination.
UNIT I: MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING.
1. Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders.
2. Respiratory Disorders.
3. Cardiovascular Disorders.
4. Gastrointestinal Disorders.
5. Endocrine Disorders.
6. Neurological Disorders.
7. Integumentary Disorders.
8. Musculoskeletal Disorders.
9. Genitourinary Disorders.
10. Oncology Disorders.
11. Hematalogical Disorders.
12. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders.
13. Perioperative Nursing.
UNIT II: PHARMACOLOGIC NURSING.
14. Medication Therapy.
15. Measurement and Drug Calculations.
16. Drugs for Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders.
17. Drugs for the Respiratory System.
18. Drugs for the Cardiovascular System.
19. Drugs for the Gastrointestinal System.
20. Drugs for the Endocrine System.
21. Drugs for the Neurological System.
22. Drugs for the Integumentary System.
23. Drugs for the Musculoskeletal System.
24. Drugs for the Genitourinary System.
25. Drugs for the Reproductive System.
26. Antineoplastic Drugs.
27. Psychotropic Drugs.
Unit III: PEDIATRIC NURSING.
28. Growth and Development.
29. Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders.
30. Respiratory Disorders.
31. Cardiovascular Disorders.
32. Gastrointestinal Disorders.
33. Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders.
34. Neurological Disorders.
35. Integumentary Disorders.
36. Musculoskeletal Disorders.
37. Genitourinary Disorders.
38. Oncology Disorders.
39. Hematological Disorders.
40. Infectious and Communicable Disorders.
UNIT IV: MATERNITY AND WOMEN'S HEALTH NURSING.
41. The Antepartal Period.
42. The Intrapartal Period.
43. The Postpartal Period.
44. Newborn Care.
45. Reproductive Disorders.
UNIT V: PSYCHIATRIC NURSING.
46. Anxiety Disorders.
47. Somatoform Disorders.
48. Dissociative Disorders.
49. Personality Disorders.
50. Mood Disorders.
51. Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders.
52. Paranoid Disorders.
53. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders.
54. Substance Abuse.
55. Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders.
56. Eating Disorders.
UNIT VI: GERONTOLOGIC NURSING.
57. Health Issues of the Older Adult.
58. Delirium and Dementia.
UNIT VII: COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING.
59. Case Management.
60. Long-Term Care.
61. Home Health Care.
62. Hospice.
Unit VIII: LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES.
63. Cultural Diversity.
64. Leadership and Management.
65. Ethical Issues.
66. Legal Issues for Older Adults.

What's New

  • Modern Revisions: Updated throughout, the text includes the latest FDA-approved drugs, an improved introductory chapter, and changes expected for the new NCLEX-RN® test and plan.
  • The new Hot Shot question format has been added to the text.
  • Rising Challenges: Existing questions have been revamped to challenge test-takers on application, analysis, and evaluation of the concepts, which raises cognition and promotes success on the exam.
  • Bold Presentation: Designed to keep students stimulated through the study process, this resource adds visual appeal with full-color photos, graphics, and illustrations that reflect modern nursing environments.
  • Chapter Extras: Each chapter includes 25 end of chapter questions.
  • Fully updated Unit on Pharmacology.

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NCLEX-RN Review with CAT Logic Instant Access Code One-Year Access  (ISBN-10: 0840022158 | ISBN-13: 9780840022158)

Delmar’s NCLEX-RN® Review Online with CAT Logic is an online NCLEX-RN® test preparation and review course that provides nearly 5000 NCLEX-style questions that test all core areas covered on the licensure exam. This unique exam preparation tool can be used either as a self-study program for your students or in an instructor-led environment. It provides your students with content review, practice subject area tests and full-length mock exams that simulate Computerized Adaptive Testing (CAT logic) used in the actual NCLEX-RN® examination. Included with adoption is an instructor view that allows you to create and schedule practice tests as well as full mock NCLEX-RN® exams that feature CAT Logic and the ability to track your students’ progress using the detailed performance dashboard. Your students can be confident in their preparation knowing NCLEX-RN® Review with CAT Logic is the only online course that is endorsed by the NSNA.

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Student Supplements

NCLEX-RN Review with CAT Logic Instant Access Code One-Year Access  (ISBN-10: 0840022158 | ISBN-13: 9780840022158)

Delmar’s NCLEX-RN® Review Online with CAT Logic is an online NCLEX-RN® test preparation and review course that provides nearly 5000 NCLEX-style questions that test all core areas covered on the licensure exam. This unique exam preparation tool provides content review, practice subject area tests and full-length mock exams that simulate Computerized Adaptive Testing (CAT logic) used in the actual NCLEX-RN® examination. Track your progress and pinpoint areas for improvement using the detailed performance dashboard. Be confident in your preparation knowing Delmar’s NCLEX-RN® Review Online with CAT Logic is the only online review that is endorsed by the NSNA.

List Price = $94.00  | CengageBrain Price = $94.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $94.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Donna F. Gauwitz

Donna F. Gauwitz began teaching a variety of nursing specialties at medical centers and colleges in Illinois and Florida. She later became a nursing education specialist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and eventually a senior teaching specialist at the University of Minnesota and the coordinator of the Nursing Skills Laboratory in Minneapolis. Her NCLEX® experience includes delivering review courses to prepare new nursing graduates for the NCLEX-RN® exam, as well as writing test questions for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing's use in developing it each year. Ms. Gauwitz's writing has appeared in nursing journals, well as her other textbook, Administering Medications: Pharmacology for Healthcare Professions, 8th Edition (McGraw-Hill). She is a Medical Legal Expert, member of Sigma Theta Tau, and has been listed in Who's Who in American Nursing. Ms. Gauwitz earned her MS Degree from Northwestern University College of Nursing in Evanston, Illinois.