NCLEX-RN Practice Questions Exam Cram

NCLEX-RN Practice Questions Exam Cram

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1200+ Questions with Detailed Answers CD features 5 practice exams Covers exactly what you need to know to score higher on your NCLEX-RN (R) exam. Includes more than 1,250 sample test questions to help you determine whether you're ready to take the actual exam. Our popular Cram Sheet tear card helps you remember key concepts and facts. Use our innovative Quick-Check Answer Key System (TM) to quickly find answers as you work your way through the questions. 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. Score Higher on the NCLEX-RN (R) Exam!The CD features 5 practice exams, giving you an effective tool to assess your readiness for the NCLEX-RN (R) exam. Key features include:All 1,250 questions in this book are included on the CD, giving you yet another effective tool to assess your readiness for the NCLEX-RN (R) exam Multiple test modes, questions that simulate an actual RN exam, and detailed answer explanations Category: Test Preparation and ReviewCovers: Nursing NCLEX-RN (R) is a registered trademark of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc. (NCSBN), which does not sponsor or endorse this product.
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  • Mixed media product | 496 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 27.94mm | 635.03g
  • Pearson It Certification
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 078974483X
  • 9780789744838
  • 923,061

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1,250+ up-to-the-minute NCLEX-RN practice questions: outstanding preparation for mastering every objective on the brand-new 2010 exam! The perfect late-stage complement to every NCLEX-RN study resource: more questions than ever, to help overcome exam anxiety! Thoroughly updated for the new 2010 exam; now also includes "new format" interactive questions Contains detailed, clear explanations of all correct and incorrect answers CD-ROM-based simulated NCLEX-RN exams draw on all 1,250 questions NCLEX-RN Practice Questions Exam Cram offers all the realistic exam practice nurses and nursing students need to systematically prepare for the brand-new 2010 version of the NCLEX-RN licensing exam. This book and CD package complements any NCLEX-RN study plan with more than 1,250 practice test questions - all supported with complete explanations of every correct and incorrect answer. With more questions than ever, this book responds to the #1 request of students and nurses in our focus groups: to overcome exam anxiety, "the more practice questions to study, the better!" Every question has been thoroughly updated to be more relevant and more challenging, and to match all adjustments made to the 2010 NCLEX-RN exam. Practice questions cover every exam topic, helping readers systematically identify and fix areas of weakness, so they can pass the first time. Students will also find "new format" interactive questions similar to those they will now encounter on the actual exam. The book contains relevant Exam Notes designed to help readers earn higher scores - plus the popular Cram Sheet tearcard for last-minute cramming. All 1,250 questions and explanations are also provided on the accompanying CD-ROM, where they are delivered by a powerful, flexible test engine that offers instant feedback and helps students pinpoint their studying exactly where it will do the most good.
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Table of contents

Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Welcome to the NCLEX-RN (R) Practice Questions Exam Cram. . . . . . . 1 Taking the Computerized Adaptive Test . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 The Cost of the Exam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 How to Prepare for the Exam. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 What You Will Find in This Book. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Hints for Using This Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Need Further Study? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Contact the Author. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4Chapter 1: Practice Exam 1 and Rationales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Quick Answers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Answers and Rationales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61Chapter 2: Practice Exam 2 and Rationales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87 Quick Answers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141 Answers and Rationales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143Chapter 3: Practice Exam 3 and Rationales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169 Quick Answers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 223 Answers and Rationales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 225Chapter 4: Practice Exam 4 and Rationales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 251 Quick Answers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 306 Answers and Rationales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 308Chapter 5: Practice Exam 5 and Rationales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 335 Quick Answers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 392 Answers and Rationales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 402Appendix A: Need to Know More? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 419Appendix B: Alphabetical Listing of Nursing Boards in the United States and Protectorates . . . . .. . 429TOC, 9780789744838, 10/8/2010
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About Clara Hurd

Wilda Rinehart received an Associate Degree in Nursing from Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville, Mississippi. After working as a staff nurse and charge nurse, she became a public health nurse and served in that capacity for a number of years. In 1975, she received her nurse practitioner certification in the area of obstetrics-gynecology from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. In 1979, she completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Mississippi University for Women. In 1980, she completed her Master of Science degree in Nursing from the same university and accepted a faculty position at Northeast Mississippi Community College, where she taught medical-surgical nursing and maternal-newborn nursing. In 1982, she founded Rinehart and Associates Nursing Consultants. For the past 26 years, she and her associates have worked with nursing graduates and schools of nursing to assist graduates to pass the National Council Licensure Exam for Nursing. She has also worked as a curriculum consultant with faculty to improve test construction. Ms. Rinehart has served as a convention speaker throughout the southeastern United States and as a reviewer of medical-surgical and obstetric texts. She has co-authored materials used in seminars presented by Rinehart and Associates Nursing Review. As the president of Rinehart and Associates, she serves as the coordinator of a company dedicated to improving the quality of health through nursing education. Dr. Diann Sloan received an Associate Degree in Nursing from Northeast Mississippi Community College, a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Mississippi, and a Master of Science degree in Nursing from Mississippi University for Women. In addition to her nursing degrees, she holds a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from Georgia State University and a Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education, with minors in both Psychology and Educational Psychology from Mississippi State University. She has completed additional graduate studies in healthcare administration at Western New England College and the University of Mississippi. Dr. Sloan has taught pediatric nursing, psychiatric mental health nursing, and medical surgical nursing in both associate degree and baccalaureate nursing programs. As a member of Rinehart and Associates Nursing Review, Dr. Sloan has conducted test construction workshops for faculty and nursing review seminars for both registered and practical nurse graduates. She has co-authored materials used in the item-writing workshops for nursing faculty and Rinehart and Associates Nursing Review. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau nursing honor society. Clara Hurd received an Associate Degree in Nursing from Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville, Mississippi (1975). Her experiences in nursing are clinically based, having served as a staff nurse in medical-surgical nursing. She has worked as an oncology, intensive care, orthopedic, neurological, and pediatric nurse. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of North Alabama in Florence, Alabama, and her Master of Science degree in Nursing from the Mississippi University for Women in Columbus, Mississippi. Ms. Hurd is a certified nurse educator. She currently serves as a nurse educator consultant and an independent contractor. Ms. Hurd has taught in both associate degree and baccalaureate degree nursing programs. She was a faculty member of Mississippi University for Women; Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee; Tennessee State University in Nashville, Tennessee; and Northeast Mississippi Community College. Ms. Hurd joined Rinehart and Associates in 1993. She has worked with students in preparing for the National Council Licensure Exam and with faculty as a consultant in writing test items. Ms. Hurd has also been a presenter at nursing conventions on various topics, including item-writing for nursing faculty. Her primary professional goal is to prepare the student and graduate for excellence in the delivery of healthcare.
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