101 Ways to Score Higher on your NCLEX

101 Ways to Score Higher on your NCLEX

What You Need to Know About the National Council Licensure Examination Explained Simply

eBook - 2010
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In this new book, you will learn about and understand the computerized adaptive testing format, as well as the organization of the exam. You will learn how to read questions correctly, how to control anxiety, and how to approach each section. In addition, you will be presented with a list of resources to help you prepare and dozens of tips from insiders. 101 Ways to Score Higher on Your NCLEX is filled with practice questions and reviews of the four most important topics, including safe, effective environments; health promotion and maintenance; psychosocial integrity; and physiological integrity. You will also find charts, graphs, illustrations, and tables to help you understand key concepts, as well as proven strategies, mindsets, and problem solving methods. Whether you are taking the NCLEX-RN or the NCLEX-PN, you will learn valuable information and practical tips for passing the exam and improving your score.
Publisher: ©2010
Ocala, Florida :, Atlantic Publishing Group, Inc.,, [2010]
Copyright Date: ©2010
ISBN: 9781601385505
1601385501
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Contents: Mental Retardation or Developmental DisabilityPsychopathy; Religious and Spiritual Influences on Health; Sensory and Perceptual Alterations; Stress Management; Support Systems; Therapeutic Communication; Therapeutic Environment; Chapter 8; Skills Checklist; Terms to Understand; Non-Pharmacological Pain Management; Complementary or Alternative Therapies; Mobility and Immobility; Caring for a Pressure Ulcer; Caring for a Skin Rash; Caring for an Incision; Caring for a External Fistula; Caring for a Skin Graft; Non-Pharmacological Comfort Interventions; Nutrition and Oral Hydration
Expected Body Image ChangesFamily Planning; Family Systems; Growth and Development; Health Promotion Programs; Client Teaching; Chapter 7; Skills Checklist; Terms to Understand; Abuse and Neglect; Behavioral Interventions and Behavioral Management; Reality Orientation for the Delusional, Delirious, or Demented Client; Chemical and Other Dependencies; Coping Mechanisms; Adaptive versus Maladaptive Coping Mechanisms; Crisis Management; End-of-Life Care; Mental Health Concepts; Managing Client Relapse; Promoting Client Independence; Promoting Client Positive Self-esteem
Responsibility for Actions of OthersPerformance Improvement (Quality Improvement); Referrals; Resource Management; Staff Education; Supervision; Chapter 5; Skills Checklist; Terms to Understand; Ergonomics; Error and Injury Prevention; Home Safety; Basics of Seizure Precautions; Asepsis; Incident Reporting; Equipment Safety; Teaching Clients and Families How to Safely Use Equipment; Security; Restraint Use; Basics of Precautions; Chapter 6; Skills Checklist; Terms to Understand; Ante / Intra/ Post Partum and Newborn Care; Human Developmental Stages; Disease Prevention
Entry-Level PracticeChapter 3; When You Should Take the NCLEX; Understanding the Basics of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs; Strategies for Answering Questions; Preparing for the NCLEX
Week by Week; Dealing with Exam Anxiety; Chapter 4; Skills Checklist; Terms to Understand; Advance Directives; Client Advocacy; Case Management; Client Rights; Collaboration; Management and Supervision; Confidentiality; Nursing Priorities; Ethical Practice; Gray Areas; Informed Consent; Information Technology; Legal Rights and Responsibilities; Documentation; Errors and Incidents; Medical Research
Copyright; Humane Society; Table of Contents; Trademark Statement; Dedication; Foreword; Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1; The Structure of the Test; How to Sign Up for the NCLEX-PN or NCLEX-RN; What to Expect When You Arrive at Pearson Professional Center; Special Considerations for International Candidates; Test Question Types; The Computer Adaptive Testing (CAT) Process; Passing the Exam; Pass Rates; Chapter 2; Clients Defined; The NCLEX-PN; The NCLEX-RN; The Nursing Process as It Relates to the Exam; Caring; Communication; Documentation; Teaching / Learning; Anatomy and Physiology
Summary: In this new book, you will learn about and understand the computerized adaptive testing format, as well as the organization of the exam. You will learn how to read questions correctly, how to control anxiety, and how to approach each section. In addition, you will be presented with a list of resources to help you prepare and dozens of tips from insiders. 101 Ways to Score Higher on Your NCLEX is filled with practice questions and reviews of the four most important topics, including safe, effective environments; health promotion and maintenance; psychosocial integrity; and physiological integrity. You will also find charts, graphs, illustrations, and tables to help you understand key concepts, as well as proven strategies, mindsets, and problem solving methods. Whether you are taking the NCLEX-RN or the NCLEX-PN, you will learn valuable information and practical tips for passing the exam and improving your score.

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