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NCLEX-PN Exam Cram, Third Edition

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Succeed with topical reviews, practice exams, and preparation tools

“The book offers a quick ‘cram’ approach to the NCLEX that is user friendly and not time intensive. The overall approach is learner-centered and the content is well paced.”

—Catherine Dearman, RN, PhD

  • Covers exactly what you need to know to score higher on your NCLEX-PN® exam.

  • Includes 400 sample test questions to help you determine whether you’re ready to take the actual exam.

  • Our popular Cram Sheet tearcard helps you remember key concepts.

  • Exam Alerts provide important information found on the exam.

  • Simplifies pharmacology for easy learning.

  • Written by Leading Nursing Experts!

    Wilda Rinehart has R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., F.N.C., and F.P.N.P. degrees. Her experience includes staff nurse in surgery, labor and delivery; public-health nurse; and family-planning nurse practitioner. She also was an instructor of surgical and obstetrical nursing.

    Diann Sloan has R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., F.N.C., as well as MS. Ed. and Ph.D. in Education degrees. She has worked as a staff nurse in surgical nursing, pediatrics, and neonatal intensive care and as a pediatric nurse clinician. She has also been an instructor of pediatric and psychiatric nursing.

    Clara Hurd has M.S.N., R.N., and C.N.E. degrees. She has worked with Pearson as a consultant on item writing. She has 31 years of experience and has worked as a staff nurse in medical-surgical nursing and the surgical intensive care unit. Ms. Hurd has taught in associate and baccalaureate nursing programs.

    Category: Test Preparation and Review
    Covers: Nursing

    NCLEX-PN® is a registered trademark of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc. (NCSBN), which does not sponsor or endorse this product.

    Table of Contents

    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright Page
    3. Dedication
    4. Contents at a Glance
    5. Table of Contents
    6. About the Authors
    7. About the Technical Reviewer
    8. We Want to Hear from You!
    9. Reader Services
    10. Introduction
    11. Self-Assessment
    12. Chapter One. Preparing for the National Council Exam for Licensed Practical Nurses
    13. Chapter Two. Simplifying Pharmacology
    14. Chapter Three. Caring for the Client with Disorders of the Respiratory System
    15. Chapter Four. Caring for the Client with Disorders of the Renal and Genitourinary System
    16. Chapter Five. Caring for the Client with Disorders of the Hematopoietic System
    17. Chapter Six. Caring for the Client with Disorders of Fluid and Electrolyte Balance and Acid/Base Balance
    18. Chapter Seven. Caring for the Client with Burns
    19. Chapter Eight. Caring for the Client with Sensorineural Disorders
    20. Chapter Nine. Caring for the Client with Cancer
    21. Chapter Ten. Caring for the Client with Disorders of the Gastrointestinal System
    22. Chapter Eleven. Caring for the Client with Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System
    23. Chapter Twelve. Caring for the Client with Disorders of the Endocrine System
    24. Chapter Thirteen. Caring for the Client with Disorders of the Cardiovascular System
    25. Chapter Fourteen. Caring for the Client with Disorders of the Neurological System
    26. Chapter Fifteen. Caring for the Client with Psychiatric Disorders
    27. Chapter Sixteen. Caring for the Maternal/Infant Client
    28. Chapter Seventeen. Caring for the Pediatric Client
    29. Practice Exam 1
    30. Answers to Practice Exam 1
    31. Practice Exam 2
    32. Answers to Practice Exam 2
    33. Appendix A. Things You Forgot
    34. Appendix B. Need to Know More?
    35. Appendix C. Alphabetical Listing of Nursing Boards in the United States and Protectorates
    36. Glossary
    37. Index