Wittmann-Price, Ruth.

Fundamentals of Nursing Test Success : An Unfolding Case Study Review - New York : Springer Publishing Company, 2012. - 1 online resource (446 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Understanding Your Nursing Education and the Need for NCLEX-RN® Success!; Beginning Nursing Education; What to Expect in Testing Situations; The NCLEX-RN®; Test Question Levels; Summary; References; 2. Nursing History, Theory, and Importance of Evidence-Based Practice; Unfolding Case Study 1: Aubree; Exercises; Reference; Answers; 3. Health Care Delivery Today; Unfolding Case Study 2: Connor; Exercises; Answers; 4. Health and Wellness Concepts of Patients and Families; Unfolding Case Study 3: Alita; Exercises; Answers 5. Understanding Human Growth and Development TheoryUnfolding Case Study 4: Connor; Exercises; References; Answers; 6. Applying Growth and Development Concepts to Health Promotion; Unfolding Case Study 5: Connor; Exercises; Answers; 7. The Nursing Process: Assessment; Unfolding Case Study 6: Alita; Exercises; Reference; Answers; 8. The Nursing Process: Nursing Diagnosis; Unfolding Case Study 7: Alita and Connor; Exercises; Reference; Answers; 9. Planning, Intervention, and Evaluation of Nursing Care; Unfolding Case Study 8: Alita and Connor; Exercises; Reference; Answers 10. Care Delivery ModelsUnfolding Case Study 9: Aubree, Alita, and Connor; Exercises; Answers; 11. Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing; Unfolding Case Study 10: Aubree, Alita, and Connor; Exercises; Answers; 12. Communication; Unfolding Case Study 11: Aubree, Alita, and Connor; Exercises; Answers; 13. Patient Education; Unfolding Case Study 12: Aubree, Alita, and Connor; Exercises; Answers; 14. Documentation; Unfolding Case Study 13: Aubree, Alita, and Connor; Exercises; Answers; 15. Patient Psychosocial Concepts; Unfolding Case Study 14: Aubree, Alita, and Connor; Exercises; Reference Answers16. Vital Signs; Unfolding Case Study 15: Aubree, Alita, and Connor; Exercises; Answers; 17. Infection Control; Unfolding Case Study 16: Alita; Exercises; Answers; 18. Medication Administration-Part I; Unfolding Case Study 17: Aubree, Alita, and Connor; Exercises; Answers; 19. Medications-Part II; Unfolding Case Study 18: Aubree, Alita, and Connor; Exercises; Answers; 20. Complementary or Alternative Medications and Therapies; Unfolding Case Study 19: Aubree, Alita, and Connor; Exercises; Answers; 21. Patient Mobility and Safety; Unfolding Case Study 20: Aubree, Alita, and Connor ExercisesReferences; Answers; 22. Hygiene and Oxygen Therapy; Unfolding Case Study 21: Aubree, Alita, and Connor; Exercises; Answers; 23. Fluid and Electrolytes; Unfolding Case Study 22: Aubree, Alita, and Connor; Exercises; Reference; Answers; 24. Sleep and Comfort; Unfolding Case Study 23: Aubree, Alita, and Connor; Exercises; Reference; Answers; 25. Nutrition; Unfolding Case Study 24: Aubree, Alita, and Connor; Exercises; Answers; 26. Urinary Elimination; Unfolding Case Study 25: Aubree, Alita, and Connor; Exercises; Answers; 27. Bowel Elimination Unfolding Case Study 26: Aubree, Alita, and Connor

Based on a philosophy of active learning, this innovative text uses unfolding case studies as a compelling vehicle for learning fundamental nursing content. Different from traditional vignettes, these case studies evolve over time as real-life situations, better enabling students to develop the skills they need to problem solve, actively engage, and use critical thinking techniques in new situations. The unfolding case study method also assists in the development of skills that are important for nursing students about to embark on the NCLEX-RN. The text incorporates all types of NCLEX-style qu

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