Adult-Gero Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive Review (2nd edition)
By: Maria T. Codina Leik (author)Paperback
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This is a well written, comprehensive review aimed at preparing readers for successfully completing a board certification exam...This is a wonderful comprehensive review in a concise study guide format. (5 Stars)--Doody's Book Review Service (Praise for the first edition) The second edition of this acclaimed ANP review continues to promote efficient, time-saving study by synthesizing the key content needed to pass the NP Certification Exam into a concise, well-organized format. Using test-taking strategies meticulously developed by the author, the Review provides unique "question dissection techniques," targeted key content review, 600 extensive practice questions, and detailed, current exam information in a fast facts style. This second edition includes an extensive new section on geriatrics that encompasses body/metabolic changes, common disorders, and hospice/ethical considerations. The book also presents an expanded, intensive pharmacology review, 100 new exam questions, and is the only review to offer a new research chapter providing elements of research needed for E-B practice.
The book reviews the complete adult lifespan from adolescence on, and covers non-clinical content including ethics, medico-legal issues, advanced practice law, and reimbursement guidelines. The review of primary care disorders is organized by body system. The content is applicable for certification exams for both the ANCC and the AANP. New to this edition: Reorganized for greater ease of use Provides extensive new section on geriatrics covering body/metabolic changes, common disorders, and hospice/ethical considerations Contains expanded intensive-style pharmacology review Presents elements of research needed for E-B practice Includes 100 new questions for a total of 600 'high-yield' questions Why use this review? Delineates strategic "question dissection techniques" for test success, developed by the author, a leading provider of exam preparation education for over 20 years Provides precisely targeted content review Offers 600 extensive practice questions and detailed exam information Includes Exam Tips and Clinical Tips help to prioritize The author's company, ARNP Services, Inc. has helped thousands of nurses pass their certification exams nationwide It is the only book to present elements of research needed for E-B practice
Maria T. Codina Leik, MSN, APRN, BC, FNP-C, is a practicing NP in Internal Medicine at Plantation (FL) Medical Clinic and President and Principal Lecturer, National ARNP Services, Inc., her own company. She is a popular speaker and teacher known for her ability to simplify complex concepts for her students. Previously, she taught in the NP program at Florida International University School of Nursing. Ms. Leik is Board Certified in three specialties: Adult NP, Family NP, Gerontologic NP by the ANCC and AANP. Her research findings have been presented at an international HIV conference as well as at nursing conferences. She has written two additional NP certification review books and is the author of several book chapters in NP textbooks. She is a member of STT International Honor Society.
Section I - Exam & Health Screening Overview Chapter 1 Certification Exam Information Chapter 2 Question Dissection and Analysis Chapter 3 Pharmacology Review (NEW) Section II - Systems Review Chapter 4 Health Screening & Health Promotion Chapter 5 Ear, Eyes, Nose and Throat Chapter 6 Skin & Integumentary (includes inf dis rashes) Chapter 7 Cardiovascular Chapter 8 Pulmonary Chapter 9 Endocrine Chapter 10 Gastrointestinal Chapter 11 Renal Chapter 12 Nervous Chapter 13 Hematological Chapter 14 Musculoskeletal Chapter 16 Psychosocial Mental Health Section III - Reproductive Chapter 17 Men's Health Chapter 18 Women's Health: Gynecology Chapter 19 STDs Chapter 20 Women's Health: Pregnancy and Childbirth (includes Pharma concerns) Section IV - Geriatrics (NEW) Chapter 21 Body and Metabolic Changes in the Older Adult Chapter 22 Common Disorders Chapter 23 Hospice and Ethical Considerations Section V - Professional Issues Chapter 24 Medico-Legal, Ethical Guidelines, AP Law Chapter 25 Research (NEW) Section VI - Practice Questions and Answers Chapter 26 Practice Questions ( 100 NEW Q&As = 600 total) Chapter 27 Answers to Questions References
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