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NCLEX-RN Exam Cram, Third Edition

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CD features two practice exams

Succeed with topical reviews, practice exams, and preparation tools

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

–Catherine Dearman, R.N., Ph.D.

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

  • Includes 500 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.

  • Score Higher on the NCLEX-RN® Exam!

    The CD features two practice exams, giving you an effective tool to assess your readiness for the NCLEX-RN® exam. Key features include:

  • Detailed explanations of correct and incorrect answers

  • Multiple test modes

  • Random questions and order of answers

  • Coverage of each NCLEX-RN® exam objective

  • 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 R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., and G.N.C. degrees. She is currently serving as an item-writing consultant with Prentice Hall Publishing. 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-RN® 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. Rinehart and Associates
    4. Contents at a Glance
    5. Table of Contents
    6. About the Authors
    7. About the Technical Editor
    8. Dedication
    9. Acknowledgments
    10. We Want to Hear from You!
    11. Reader Services
    12. Introduction
    13. Chapter 1. Preparing for the National Council Exam for Registered Nurses
    14. Chapter 2. Pharmacology
    15. Chapter 3. Caring for the Client with Disorders of the Respiratory System
    16. Chapter 4. Caring for the Client with Disorders of the Genitourinary System
    17. Chapter 5. Caring for the Client with Disorders of the Hematopoietic System
    18. Chapter 6. Caring for the Client with Disorders of Fluid and Electrolyte Balance and Acid/Base Balance
    19. Chapter 7. Caring for the Client with Burns
    20. Chapter 8. Caring for the Client with Sensorineural Disorders
    21. Chapter 9. Caring for the Client with Cancer
    22. Chapter 10. Caring for the Client with Disorders of the Gastrointestinal System
    23. Chapter 11. Caring for the Client with Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System
    24. Chapter 12. Caring for the Client with Disorders of the Endocrine System
    25. Chapter 13. Caring for the Client with Disorders of the Cardiovascular System
    26. Chapter 14. Caring for the Client with Disorders of the Neurological System
    27. Chapter 15. Caring for the Client with Psychiatric Disorders
    28. Chapter 16. Caring for the Maternal/Infant Client
    29. Chapter 17. Caring for the Pediatric Client
    30. Chapter 18. Emergency Nursing
    31. Chapter 19. Cultural Practices Influencing Nursing Care
    32. Chapter 20. Legal Issues in Nursing Practice
    33. Practice Exam I: NCLEX-RN Exam Cram, Third Edition
    34. Practice Exam II: NCLEX-RN Exam Cram, Third Edition
    35. Answers to Practice Exam I
    36. Appendix . Answers to Practice Exam II
    37. Appendix A. Things You Forgot
    38. Appendix B. Need to Know More?
    39. Appendix C. Calculations
    40. Appendix D. Most-Prescribed Medications in the United States
    41. Appendix E. Alphabetical Listing of Nursing Boards in the United States and Protectorates
    42. Index
    43. Exam Cram: The NCLEX-RN® Cram Sheet