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NCLEX-PN Practice Questions Exam Cram, 5th Edition

Book Description

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include access to the practice test software.

The NCLEX-PN Practice Questions Exam Cram, Fifth Edition, provides 1,000 questions for the nursing student who wants to be better prepared for the exam. Revised and completely updated for the 2017 changes to the exam, this new edition replaces the successful previous editions that proved so popular with nursing students. Anxiety about the exam is high among nursing students and results from the focus group say 'the more practice questions to study, the better'! The Exam Cram questions cover topics the student will likely encounter on the real exam including alternative items. Like all of the Exam Cram books the NCLEX-PN Practice Questions Exam Cram contains a cram sheet for last minute review of important information in a concise, easy to remember format.

Table of Contents

  1. About This E-Book
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents at a Glance
  5. Table of Contents
  6. Companion Website
    1. Accessing the Pearson Test Prep Software and Questions
    2. Accessing the Pearson Test Prep Software Online
    3. Accessing the Pearson Test Prep Software Offline
  7. About the Authors
  8. About the Technical Editor
  9. Acknowledgments
  10. We Want to Hear from You!
  11. Reader Services
  12. Introduction
    1. Taking the Computerized Adaptive Test
    2. The Cost of the Exam
    3. How to Prepare for the Exam
    4. What Will You Find in This Book?
    5. Companion Website
      1. Accessing the Pearson Test Prep Software and Questions
    6. Hints for Using This Book
  13. Chapter 1. Practice Exam 1 and Rationales
    1. Quick Check Answer Key
    2. Answers and Rationales
  14. Chapter 2. Practice Exam 2 and Rationales
    1. Quick Check Answer Key
    2. Answers and Rationales
  15. Chapter 3. Practice Exam 3 and Rationales
    1. Quick Check Answer Key
    2. Answers and Rationales
  16. Chapter 4. Practice Exam 4 and Rationales
    1. Quick Check Answer Key
    2. Answers and Rationales
  17. Chapter 5. Practice Exam 5 and Rationales
    1. Quick Check Answer Key
    2. Answers and Rationales
  18. Appendix A. Things You Forgot
    1. Therapeutic Drug Levels
    2. Vital Signs
    3. Anticoagulant Therapy
    4. Intrapartal Normal Values
    5. Standard Precautions
      1. Airborne Precautions
      2. Droplet Precautions
      3. Contact Precautions
    6. Revised Life Support Guidelines (American Heart Association)
    7. Defense Mechanisms
    8. Nutrition Notes
    9. Immunization Schedule
  19. Appendix B. Need to Know More?
    1. Pharmacology
    2. Care of the Client with Respiratory Disorders
    3. Care of the Client with Genitourinary Disorders
    4. Care of the Client with Hematological Disorders
    5. Fluid and Electrolytes and Acid/Base Balance
    6. Care of the Client with Burns
    7. Care of the Client with Sensory Disorders
      1. Care of the Client with Neoplastic Disorders
      2. Care of the Client with Gastrointestinal Disorders
      3. Care of the Client with Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders
      4. Care of the Client with Endocrine Disorders
      5. Care of the Client with Cardiac Disorders
      6. Care of the Client with Neurological Disorders
      7. Care of the Client with Psychiatric Disorders
      8. Maternal-Newborn Care
      9. Care of the Pediatric Client
      10. Cultural Practices Influencing Nursing Care
      11. Legal Issues in Nursing Practice
  20. Appendix C. Calculations
    1. The Apothecary System of Measurement
    2. The Household System of Measurement
    3. Metric Measurements
    4. Test Your Math Skills
    5. Answers