NCLEX-RN Test Success, Second Edition by
Publication Date: 2016-11-28
This ultimate NCLEX-RN; review book that "helps you think like a nurse" has been fully updated to incorporate the 2016 test plan. Including more complex case studies to reflect the difficulty of the exam, this comprehensive review encourages active learning to master the content. Each evolving case study is broken down into realistic clinical problems that students can solve only by using the critical thinking skills necessary for the NCLEX-RN exam. Interspersed with over 700 interactive questions and rationales, audio-based questions, and electronic learning resources, the case studies mimic real-life nursing situations and provide models to help students problem-solve when taking the actual test. The review is presented in an enjoyable format without the drudgery of question after unrelated question or medical terminology flashcards. Multiple-choice questions, select all that apply, hot spots, matching, true and false, prioritizing, gaming, and calculations replicate the actual NCLEX-RN exam and keep students engaged throughout the review process. Each nursing specialty features a chapter on its specific pharmacology principles, culminating in a stand-alone chapter solely dedicated to reviewing pharmacological principles. Beyond its utility as an exam review, this resource is also a unique case study book designed to assist instructors in delivering content in an innovative format. New to the Second Edition: Fully updated to mirror the new 2016 test planReflects new changes in nursing, including prioritization, delegation, room assignment, The Joint Commission competencies, work-arounds, situation, background, assessment, and recommendation (SBAR) reporting, and value-based careMore in-depth case studies to reflect greater exam complexityNew chapters on gerontology nursing, men's health, and veterans' healthNew question types, including audio-basedNew e-learning componentNew responses to questions are defined by test plan categories and difficulty levelIncludes many new interactive questions and answers Key Features: Uses unfolding case study approach, integrating all patient care content areas with practice and professional rolesMirrors NCLEX test blueprintOffers an enjoyable study option distinct from traditional Q and AProvides over 700 questions and answers using varied NCLEX question stylesIncludes references at the end of chapters for self-remediation NCLEX-RN(R) is a registered trademark of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc. Test names are the property of the respective trademark holders, none of whom endorse or are affiliated with Springer Publishing Company.