Davis’s Q&A for the NCLEX-RN Examination Ohman eBook

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davis q & a for the nclex rn examination (ebook)

Ta b l e o f C o n t e n t s

SECTION I: PREPARING

FOR THE NCLEX-RN® 1

Chapter 1: The NCLEX-RN® Licensure

Examination 2

Information about the Licensing Examination 2

Computer Adaptive Testing 2

NCLEX-RN® Examination Structure 3

The 2010 NCLEX-RN® Test Plan 3

Content Dimensions 6

Changes in the NCLEX-RN® Test Plan 7

Changes in the NCLEX-RN® Passing Standard 7

NCLEX-RN® Structure Implementation

within this Study Package 7

Chapter 2: NCLEX-RN® Items 9

Cognitive Level of Items 9

Types of Item Formats: Multiple-Choice

and Alternate Items 9

Content of Items: The Client Needs Framework 10

Chapter 3: Test-Taking Tips and Strategies 23

Carefully Read the NCLEX-RN® Items and

Focus on the Subject 23

The Nursing Process 23

The ABCs 24

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs 24

Safety 28

Therapeutic Communication 28

Key Words 30

Absolute Word Options 32

Similar Options 32

Options that are Opposites 33

Global Options 33

Duplicate Information among Option Items 34

Delegation and Assignment Items 34

Laboratory Values 34

Mnemonics to Remember Key Information 37

Medical Terminology 38

Pharmacology Questions 38

Visualization and Association 39

Things to Avoid 39

Difficult Questions are a Good Sign 41

NCLEX-RN® Preparation: General Tips 42

Chapter 4: Tips for International

and Repeat Test-Takers 46

The Licensing Requirements for

Foreign Educated Nurses 46

NCLEX-RN® Preparation: Tips for

Foreign-Educated Nurses 47

NCLEX-RN® Preparation: Tips for

Repeat Test-Takers 48

SECTION II: PRACTICE TESTS 53

Chapter 5: Safe and Effective Care

Environment: Management of Care 54

Test 1: Management of Care: Ethical,

Legal, and Safety Issues in Nursing 54

Test 2: Management of Care: Leadership

and Management 69

Test 3: Management of Care: Prioritization

and Delegation 84

Test 4: Management of Care: Teaching

and Learning, Communication, and

Cultural Diversity 101

Chapter 6: Safety and Infection Control:

Fundamental Concepts of Nursing 117

Test 5: Fundamentals: Basic Care and Comfort 117

Test 6: Fundamentals: Medication Administration 131

Test 7: Fundamentals: Safety, Disaster

Preparedness, and Infection Control 145

Chapter 7: Health Promotion

and Maintenance: Care of

Childbearing Families 163

Test 8: Childbearing Families:

Prenatal and Antepartal Management 163

Test 9: Childbearing Families:

Intrapartal Management 182

Test 10: Childbearing Families:

Postpartal Management 201

Test 11: Childbearing Families:

Neonatal and High-Risk Neonatal Management 218

Test 12: Childbearing Families:

Pharmacological and Parenteral Therapies 240

Chapter 8: Physiological Integrity:

Care of Adults and Older Adults 255

Test 13: Adult Health: Developmental Needs 255

Test 14: Adult Health: Older Client Needs 265

Test 15: Adult Health: Cardiac Management 278

Test 16: Adult Health: Endocrine Management 295

Test 17: Adult Health: Gastrointestinal

Management 310

Test 18: Adult Health: Hematological

and Oncological Management 333

Test 19: Adult Health: Integumentary

Management and Other Health Alterations 355

Test 20: Adult Health: Musculoskeletal

Management 371

Test 21: Adult Health: Neurological Management 385

Test 22: Adult Health: Perioperative Management 399

Test 23: Adult Health: Renal and Urinary

Management 412

Test 24: Adult Health: Reproductive Management 427

Test 25: Adult Health: Respiratory Management 441

Test 26: Adult Health: Vascular Management 455

Test 27: Adult Health: Pharmacological

and Parenteral Therapies 468

Chapter 9: Physiological Integrity:

Care of Children and Families 489

Test 28: Child Health: Growth and Development 489

Test 29: Child Health: Cardiovascular Management 501

Test 30: Child Health: Endocrine Management 515

Test 31: Child Health: Gastrointestinal

Management 528

Test 32: Child Health: Hematological

and Oncological Management 542

Test 33: Child Health: Integumentary

Management and Other Health Alterations 557

Test 34: Child Health: Neurological

and Musculoskeletal Management 572

Test 35: Child Health: Renal and Urinary

Management 584

Test 36: Child Health: Respiratory Management 596

Test 37: Child Health: Pharmacological

and Parenteral Therapies 611

Chapter 10: Psychosocial Integrity:

Care of Adults and Children with

Mental Health Disorders 627

Test 38: Mental Health: Anxiety

and Mood Disorders 627

Test 39: Mental Health: Cognitive,

Schizophrenic, and Psychotic Disorders 641

Test 40: Mental Health: Crisis, Violence,

Eating and Sleep Disorders 654

Test 41: Mental Health: End-of-Life Care 668

Test 42: Mental Health: Personality Disorders 677

Test 43: Mental Health: Substance Abuse 689

Test 44: Mental Health: Pharmacological

and Parenteral Therapies 702

Chapter 11: Reduction of Risk

and Physiological Adaptation 715

Test 45: Altered Fluid and Electrolytes 715

Test 46: Infectious Disease 729

Test 47: Medical Emergencies 750

Test 48: Nutrition 765

Chapter 12: Comprehensive Tests 777

Comprehensive Exam One 777

Comprehensive Exam Two 806

Illustration Credits 833

Index 835

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