Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN) Exam Review A Study Guide with Review Questions

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Author: Patricia Wright, PhD, CRNP, ACNS-BC, CHPN, CNE
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication Date: 2020
ISBN 10: 0826119697
ISBN 13: 9780826119698
eISBN: 9780826119742
Edition: 1st
This must-have study guide for nurses seeking to obtain Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN®) status provides state-of-the-art information about all aspects of this specialty. It features over 300 carefully selected Q&As that offer a detailed rationale for each question, along with tips and strategies to promote exam mastery and frequently asked questions about the exam. Additional questions are arranged in chapters mirroring the exam blueprint and the number of questions for each category correlates with the exam matrix. Case-based scenarios embodied within the questions facilitate the application of knowledge in a problem-solving format. A complete practice exam is included as well. Brief topical reviews address hospice and palliative care nursing practice in all of its dimensions, including physical, spiritual, and psychosocial. The resource highlights information that forms the basis of end-of-life care, such as communication and family-centered care. Additionally, high-level skills used by hospice and palliative care nurses, such as drug and dosage conversion and the use of infusion therapy, are covered as well.
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