PCCN Review Book 2018-2019

PCCN Study Guide and Practice Test Questions for the Progressive Care Certified Nurse Exam

Author: Pccn Exam Prep Team

Publisher: Trivium LLC

ISBN: 9781635302868

Category: Medical

Page: 148

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Trivium Test PCCN Review Book 2018-2019: PCCN Study Guide and Practice Test Questions for the Progressive Care Certified Nurse Exam offers:Our PCCN review book is updated from our PCCN review book 2016 with a detailed overview of what you need to know for the Progressive Care Certified Nurse Exam, so that you know exactly what to expectTrivium Test Prep¿s PCCN certification review also covers all of the subjects over which you will be tested on the PCCN testIncludes 100 PCCN exam practice questions for the best PCCN test prepTrivium¿s PCCN review book also offers test tips and strategies to help you score higher on for the PCCN exam Trivium Test Prep¿s PCCN Review Book 2018-2019: PCCN Study Guide and Practice Test Questions for the Progressive Care Certified Nurse Exam covers:Cardiovascular DisordersPulmonary DisordersEndocrine, Hematological, Gastrointestinal, and Renal DisordersNeurological, Multisystem, and Behavioral DisordersPsychological DisordersProfessional Caring and Ethical PracticePCCN Practice Exam About the PCCN TestThe PCCN certification is a designation provided by the AACN, granted to those who have demonstrated a thorough knowledge in progressive care nursing for acutely ill patients. The PCCN exam lasts for 2 hours 30 minutes and has 125 items. However only 100 of them are scored. The other 25 questions are used for gathering information to improve future exams if needed. Approximately 80% of the exam will focus on ¿Clinical Judgment¿ and the other 20% will cover ¿Professional Caring and Ethical Practice¿. A majority of the exam focuses on age-specific patient groups, but some of it may also span across the entire average lifespan.

Pccn Exam Secrets Study Guide

Pccn Test Review for the Progressive Care Certified Nurse Exam

Author: Mometrix Media,Pccn Exam Secrets Test Prep Team

Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc

ISBN: 9781610724920

Category: Medical

Page: 172

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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** PCCN Exam Secrets helps you ace the Progressive Care Certified Nurse Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive PCCN Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. PCCN Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to PCCN Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; Comprehensive sections including: Etiology of Acute Coronary Syndrome, Treatment of Unstable Angina, Anticoagulation and Thrombolytic Therapy, Calcium Channel Blockers, Symptoms of Acute Myocardial Infarction/Ischemia, Use of Cardiac Enzymes, Thrombolytic Therapy, Pulmonary Edema/Heart Failure Phases, Four Causes of Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema, Risk Factors for Heart Disease, Laboratory Studies and Diagnostic Tests, Signs and Symptoms of Heart Failure, Brain Natiuretic Peptide, Pharmacological Treatments, Stages of Heart Failure, Prevention of Hypoglycemia, Critical Care Management of Hypoglycemia, Assessment of Adrenal Function, Diagnosis of Diabetes Insipidus, Clinical Signs and Symptoms of DKA, The Five Grades of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Fischer Grade Classification, and much more...

Pccn Review Book

Quick Study Book & Review Questions for the Progressive Care Nursing Certification Exam

Author: Pccn Certification Review Prep Team

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781516707447

Category: Medical

Page: 172

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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Get the test prep help you need to be successful on the PCCN exam. The PCCN exam is extremely challenging and test preparation is essential for success. PCCN Quick Study is the ideal prep solution for anyone who wants to pass the PCCN exam. It's adapted from the PCCN Exam Secrets Study Guide. Not only does it provide a guide to the PCCN exam as a whole, it also provides practice test questions as well as detailed explanation of each answer. PCCN Quick Study includes: -A review of material covered on the Progressive Care Certified Nurse Exam -A thorough guide to clinical judgment -An extensive look at professional caring and ethical practice -Practice questions with detailed answer explanations It's filled with the critical information you'll need in order to do well on the test the concepts, procedures, principles, and vocabulary that the PCCN exam expects you to have mastered before sitting for the exam. -Clinical Judgment -Cardiovascular -Cardiovascular -Pulmonary -Endocrine -Hematology/Immunology -Neurology -Gastrointestinal -Renal -Multisystem -Infectious diseases -Wound therapy -Shock -Behavioral -Delirium -Depression -Substance abuse These sections are full of specific and detailed information that will be key to passing the PCCN exam. The guide is laid out in a logical and organized fashion so that one section naturally flows from the one preceding it. Because it's written with an eye for both technical accuracy and accessibility, you will not have to worry about getting lost in dense academic language. Any test prep guide is only as good as its practice questions and answers, and that's another area where our guide stands out. Our test designers have provided test questions to help you know what to expect on the actual PCCN exam. Each answer is explained in depth, in order to make the principles and reasoning behind it crystal clear. We've helped thousands of people pass standardized tests and achieve their education and career goals.

Critical Care Nursing Certification: Preparation, Review, and Practice Exams, Sixth Edition

Author: Thomas Ahrens,Donna Prentice,Ruth Kleinpell

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071701923

Category: Medical

Page: 701

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The best review available for Critical Care certification A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011! Critical Care Nursing Certification is a complete step-by-step guide that thoroughly covers everything you need to know to pass the examination administered by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN). Presented in short, easy-to-read chapters, the book includes subject-specific practice exams, allowing you to target your study and quickly identify weak areas. In addition, the handy "Editor's Note" feature explains changes to the exam, highlights what's important, and alerts you to the number of questions you should expect on a given topic. Everything you need to pass the Critical Care certification exam: NEW! Companion CD-ROM containing two complete practice exams NEW! A section on behavioral and psychological factors in critical care NEW! Expanded neurology section Valuable test-taking tips to help you perform your best on the exam A practice exam at the end of each part of the book Content that includes every topic you will see on the exam: Cardiovascular; Pulmonary; Endocrine; Immunology and Hematology; Neurology; Gastroenterology; Renal; Multiorgan Problems; Synergy; Behavior

Core Curriculum for Progressive Care Nursing

Author: AACN

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437726232

Category: Medical

Page: 624

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The only reference focused on progressive care nursing, this complete reference includes all of the key information you need to know for success in practice and on the PCCN certification exam. Expert authors from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses provide the most authoritative content on caring for patients in step-down, intermediate and telemetry units and prepare you to treat patients from every phase of progressive care. Plenty of illustrations and easy-reference tables clarify difficult concepts and make it easy to review content quickly. AACN authorship ensures you receive the most accurate and dependable information available from the same group that administers the PCCN examination. Comprehensive coverage including everything from basic to advanced concepts makes this an essential resource for nurses of any level of expertise. Content most likely to be on the exam is highlighted to help you study more efficiently. The latest, most authoritative references categorized by disorder make it easy to find resources for further research. Concise outline format with organization by body system helps you quickly locate information. Priority organization presents nursing management information in order of clinical priority. Content written from a collaborative care perspective includes medical management and interventions integrated throughout the text. User-friendly two-color design clarifies difficult concepts and makes illustrations and tables easy to understand.

Progressive Care Nursing Certification: Preparation, Review, and Practice Exams

Author: Alexander Johnson,Hillary Crumlett

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071826777

Category: Medical

Page: 640

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The best book on the market for nurses preparing for the Progressive Care Certification Exam! This score-boosting new resource is a complete step-by-step guide that thoroughly covers everything you need to know to pass the examination administered by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN). Following the PCCN blueprint, the book reflects the latest changes to test plan, so you can be confident you are studying the most timely, relevant material possible. With more than 1,200 Q&A, and an easy-to-follow, step-by-step review of all the must-know content, this is a true essential for anyone preparing for the exam. Presented in short, easy-to-read chapters, the book includes subject-specific practice exam, allowing you to target your study and quickly identify your weak areas. In addition, handy “Editor’s Notes” highlight what is important and gives you an idea of the number of questions you should expect on a given topic. Features: • Vibrant two-color layout • Chapter ending Summaries encapsulate must-know information • Remediation for answers to practice exams • Boxes and sidebars highlight important information.

Pass PCCN!

Author: Robin Donohoe Dennison,Kathleen Farrell

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323077277

Category: Medical

Page: 662

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This new PCCN review book applies Robin Dennison's time-tested approach to the Progressive Care Nursing Certification exam and follows the latest PCCN exam test plan, with one or more chapters for each section of the exam. It features a thorough review in narrative format for each chapter, and covers all of the content you need to master the PCCN exam.

Progressive Care Nursing Certification: Preparation, Review, and Practice Exams

Author: Thomas Ahrens

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071761446

Category: Medical

Page: 623

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The best review available for Progressive Care certification – updated to reflect the latest changes in the PCCN exam! CD-ROM with 2 comprehensive practice exams Progressive Care Nursing Certification is a complete step-by-step guide that thoroughly covers everything you need to know to pass the examination administered by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN). Following the PCCN blueprint, the book reflects the latest changes to the test plan--so you know you are studying the most relevant, up-to-date material possible. Presented in short, easy-to-read chapters, the book includes subject-specific practice exams, allowing you to target your study and quickly identify weak areas. In addition, the handy “Editor’s Note” highlights what’s important and gives you an idea of the number of questions you should expect on a given topic. Everything you need to pass the Progressive Care certification exam: A companion CD-ROM containing two complete practice exams A practice exam at the end of each part of the book (10 in all) More than 500 Q&A in the book and on the CD-ROM Content that includes every topic you will see on the exam: Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, Endocrine, Immunology and Hematology, Gastroenterology, Renal, Multi-organ Problems, Synergy, Behavior

Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing

Author: AACN,AWHONN,NANN

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323392407

Category: Medical

Page: 168

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Get ready for your neonatal intensive care nursing certification exam with the only review developed in collaboration with three leading nursing organizations! From AACN, AWHONN, and NANN, Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 5th Edition prepares you for your examination with hundreds of high-quality study questions and realistic test simulation. Based on the latest test plans of the AACN’s CCRN®-Neonatal exam and the NCC’s Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (RNC-NIC) exam, review questions cover the changes to the Core Curriculum and reflect the latest evidence, essential knowledge, and best practices. New to this edition are three new chapters and 225 completely new review questions. This powerful study tool offers unparalleled preparation for your certification exam! Endorsed by the three most authoritative associations in neonatal intensive care nursing: the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN); the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN); and the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN). Realistic exam practice is offered through 675 total questions that mirror the certification exam content, the multiple-choice question format, and the distribution of content. Answers are provided for each question, accompanied by rationales and references, to enhance your understanding of the material. Online flexibility allows you to organize review questions and test format by your preferred examination, either the AACN or NCC. Online exam simulation - included free with each new copy of the book - mirrors the test-taking experience with an interactive, timed format. Customized study lets you choose whether to work through online questions in Study Mode or Examination Mode. Online remediation includes rationales for both correct and incorrect answers, and in-book remediation provides rationales for correct answers. A compact, portable size makes the book easier to study anytime, anywhere. 225 NEW review questions include 75 in the book and 150 additional online questions on the Evolve companion website. Thoroughly UPDATED review content reflects AACN’s latest CCRN®-Neonatal exam and the NCC’s latest Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (RNC-NIC) exam, information in Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 5th Edition, and the newest evidence-based guidelines for neonatal critical care. NEW! Three new chapters include Grieving Process, Quality Improvement, and Facilitation of Learning. NEW focus on culturally sensitive care is included in an expanded Family Integration and Culturally Sensitive Care chapter. UPDATED rationales in the Answer Key are referenced to the most recent literature and evidence-based guidelines. Compatibility with IPads, iPhones, and other mobile devices allows online exam practice that is easy and convenient.

AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing Pocket Handbook, Second Edition

Author: Marianne Chulay,Suzanne Burns,American Association of Critical-Care Nurses AACN

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071702733

Category: Medical

Page: 195

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Essential Data Critical Care Nurses Must Know Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, this go-anywhere handbook features tables and figures that encapsulate all the information required to give safe and effective care to critically ill patients. Contents include: Critical Care Drug Tables • Normal Values for Laboratory Tests and Physiologic Parameters • Lists of Assessment Components • Cardiac Rhythms: ECG Characteristics and Treatment Guides, Including Sample Rhythm Strips • 12-Lead ECG Changes in Acute Myocardial Ischemia and Infarct • Troubleshooting Guide for Hemodynamic Monitoring Equipment • Indications for Mechanical Ventilation • Weaning Assessment Tool • ACLS Algorithms.

Pccn Study Guide

Test Review and Practice Test Questions for the Progressive Care Nursing Certification Exam

Author: Trivium Test Prep,Trivium Test Prep Staff

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781940978529

Category:

Page: 152

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Think all PCCN study guides are the same? Think again With easy to understand lessons and practice test questions designed to maximize your score, you'll be ready. You don't want to waste time - and money - having to study all over again because you didn't get effective studying in. You want to accelerate your education, not miss opportunities for starting your future career Every year, thousands of people think that they are ready for the Progressive Care Nurse certification exam, but realize too late when they get their score back that they were not ready at all. They weren't incapable, and they certainly did their best, but they simply weren't studying the right way. There are a variety of methods to prepare for the PCCN Exam....and they get a variety of results. Trivium Test Preps PCCN Review Study Guide provides the information, secrets, and confidence needed to get you the score you need - the first time around. Losing points on the PCCN exam can cost you precious time, money, and effort that you shouldn't have to spend. What is in the book? In our PCCN exam study guide, you get the most comprehensive review of all tested concepts. The subjects are easy to understand, and fully-explained example questions to ensure that you master the material. Best of all, we show you how this information will be applied on the real exam; PCCN exam practice questions are included so that you can know, without a doubt, that you are prepared. Our study guide is streamlined and concept-driven - not filled with excess junk, silly attempts at humor, or confusing filler - so you get better results through more effective study time. Why spend days or even weeks reading through meaningless junk, trying to sort out the helpful information from the fluff? We give you everything you need to know in a concise, comprehensive, and effective package.

Synergy for Clinical Excellence: the AACN Synergy Model for Patient Care

Author: East Carolina University Greenville North Carolina Sonya R Hardin,Sonya R. Hardin,Roberta Kaplow

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0763770256

Category: Medical

Page: 237

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An essential reference for nursing students in developing and implementing the competencies necessary in caring for critically ill patients! Synergy for Clinical Excellence: The AACN Synergy Model for Patient Care enhances the understanding of The Synergy Model in practice. Based on a decade of work by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, the text encompasses the history and development of the nurse and patient characteristic inherent in The Synergy Model, and then thoroughly addresses each characteristic individually and applies the model in practice. Includes sample test questions relevant to the model that will assist nursing students in preparing for certification through AACN, and provide further examples of the integration of the Synergy Model in practice.

AACN Core Curriculum for High Acuity, Progressive and Critical Care Nursing - E-Book

Author: AACN

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323429327

Category: Medical

Page: 864

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From the experts at the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) comes the definitive resource for critical care certification and clinical practice. This new seventh edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the current state of high acuity, progressive, and critical care nursing practice and includes expanded coverage of pain management, palliative care, and end-of-life care; transplantation; and key AACN initiatives. It also reflects the most current literature, national and international guidelines, clinical studies, and of course, the newest content on the CCRN® exam. Authored by the experts at the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), this is the definitive guide to critical care nursing certification and clinical practice. NEW! Significantly updated content corresponds to the most recent CCRN® examination blueprint and reflects the most current literature, national and international guidelines, clinical studies, AACN/ANA scope of practice, and ECCO 3.0. NEW! Expanded coverage of key content reflects the healthcare needs of today’s patients, including pain management, palliative care, and end-of-life care; nutritional support; transplantation; and key AACN initiatives. Concise outline format is organized by body system to make information easy to digest. NEW! Clinical Pearls and Key Concepts boxes highlight key content and serve as a convenient quick reference. NEW! Improved navigation includes printed index tabs to help distinguish chapters and find information fast. Basic to advanced levels of coverage, with an emphasis on clinical nursing practice, prepare you for the full range of knowledge you will encounter on the CCRN exam and in practice. Coverage of the AACN Synergy Model is featured in the new opening chapter. Professional Care and Ethical Practice is integrated into the Core Curriculum series framework. A new chapter on Critical Care Patients with Special Needs includes bariatric and geriatric patients in critical care, as well as high-risk obstetric patients. Features new content on chest tubes, liver transplantation for acute liver failure, spirituality, and spiritual aspects of care. Integrates pain as the 5th vital sign and includes JCAHO, HCFA, and AHCPR guidelines relating to pain management. Features AHRQ evidence-based practice guidelines as reference sources for practice interventions. New organization for Patient Care presents patient problems, needs, etc. in order of clinical priority. Expanded Nursing Interventions includes considerations related to patient/family education, patient transfer, and discharge planning. Web-based resources for CDC, AHA, NINR, National Guideline Clearinghouse, NIH Consensus Conference Proceedings, ADA.

Adult CCRN Certification Review

Think in Questions, Learn by Rationale

Author: Kendra Menzies Kent

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826198333

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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"It does an excellent job of reviewing the relevant content, with good thought-provoking questions. It is followed by NCLEX style questions and rationales. The book is thorough and current... The author does a very good job of covering important critical care content and includes questions with a variety of difficulty. The book is easy to use and will be an excellent resource for any nurse preparing for the CCRN exam." Score: 100, 5 Stars.--Doody's Medical Reviews This innovative review for experienced critical care nurses preparing for the Adult CCRN (critical care registered nurse) examination has been finely honed to provide an effective balance of clinical judgment–enhancing content review in the form of thousands of questions, answers, and hints. Also included are practice CCRN-style Q&A, test-taking skills, and thorough coverage of the CCRN test blueprint. Written by a well-known CCRN instructor, the review features a “Think in Questions” format, which helps readers to anticipate the kinds of questions that might be asked, and promotes critical thinking throughout the exam. This format guides candidates through each topic with a short content review followed by an innovative Q&A Socratic-style reasoning process to assist in arriving at the best clinical judgment. The review also features a separate section devoted to the professional caring and ethical practice portion of the exam, as well as a bonus of more than 200 CCRN-style review questions following the exam’s content blueprint. These questions, in simulated exam format, are answered along with a rationale for each. The review is both comprehensive and user friendly, featuring “bite-size” sections for easier learning and memorization, and plentiful tables and charts. Additionally, the review includes a section on test-taking skills, specific guidance on preparing for the certification exam, and useful hints related to the CCRN exam format. Other helpful features include a study plan and guide for nurses to follow. Key Features: Covers content review, practice CCRN-style Q&A, test-taking skills, and the CCRN test blueprint format Goes beyond mere memorization of facts with “Think in Questions” Socratic-style content review in the form of over 1,000 critical-thinking questions and hints Contains “bite-size” sections for each topic for easier learning and memorization Contains a separate section regarding the professional caring and ethical practice portion of the exam Includes a section on test-taking skills and study plan to improve study habits CCRN is a registered service mark of AACN Certification Corporation, which neither sponsors nor endorses this product.

Pediatric CCRN Certification Review

Author: Ann J. Brorsen,Keri R. Rogelet

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449615791

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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Pediatric CCRN Certification Review is an essential guide for critical care nurses preparing for the Pediatric CCRN exam. Containing more than 1,200 practice questions with rationales representative of those found on the Pediatric CCRN exam, it offers a succinct, yet comprehensive review of the core material. Organized to provide essential test taking strategies and techniques for passing the exam, Pediatric CCRN Certification Review explores the Synergy Model, cardiovascular and pulmonary systems, neurology, renal, gastrointestinal, hematology, immunology, endocrine, multisystem, and behavioral issues. Included with the book is an online access code for JB TestPrep, our online interactive testing program, to help you pass the exam. Don’t forget to visit our new nursing certification website: www.NursingCertificationSuccess.com

PCCN Q and A

200 Practice Questions, Complete Rationale and Test-Taking Strategies

Author: Mary Ann House-Fancher

Publisher: Med-Ed, Incorporated

ISBN: 9780985877743

Category: Progressive patient care

Page: 81

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Designed with You in Mind Reinforce your PCCN Exam test preparation with 200 multiple-choice questions based on the actual exam and complete rationale for each answer. Practice taking an exam and apply test-taking strategies to quickly determine which areas require further study. The answers, rationale and testable nursing actions, organized by system, follow the current 2013 PCCN Exam Blueprint.