Assessment and Diagnosis Review for APRN Certification Exams

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Author: Alice Teall, DNP, APRN-CNP, FAANP, Kate Gawlik, DNP, APRN-CNP, FAANP, Bernadette Melnyk, PhD, APRN-CNP, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication Date: 2022
ISBN 10: 0826164676
ISBN 13: 9780826164674
eISBN: 9780826164681
Edition: 1st
Note to Readers: Publisher does not guarantee quality or access to any included digital components if book is purchased through a third-party seller. Includes 6 months' free ExamPrepConnect Digital Access with print purchase! Assessment and Diagnosis Review for Advanced Practice Nursing Certification Exams is designed to help nurse practitioner students strengthen their assessment and clinical-reasoning skills in preparation for certification exams, clinical rotations, and clinical practice. This must-have print + digital resource is relevant for the AANPCB and ANCC Family Nurse Practitioner and Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner exams, ANCC Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner exam, and PNCB Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Primary Care exam. It includes both review content and practice Q&A--everything you need to pass the exam. It includes comprehensive coverage of pediatric, pregnant, and older adult populations, as well as social determinants of health and wellness and mental health and substance abuse. The review manual begins with evidence-based strategies for successful exam performance and tips for self-care. Each systems-based chapter includes an overview of anatomy and physiology; physical examination; differentials for episodic, acute, and chronic conditions; and wellness and preventive care considerations. Knowledge and application of key concepts are reinforced with numerous illustrations, tables, red flag boxes, evidence-based practice considerations, and end-of-chapter assessment questions. The review concludes with a 150-question practice test that addresses all patient populations and a 50-question practice for the pediatric population. With a total of 350 practice questions, detailed review content and answer rationales, and a convenient print + digital package, Assessment and Diagnosis Review for Advanced Practice Nursing Certification Exams gives you the tools to study your way and the confidence to pass the first time, guaranteed. Key Features: *Prepares APRN students for the assessment and diagnosis portions of their AANPCB, ANCC, and PNCB certification exams *Provides a comprehensive yet concise review of the assessment of all body systems, as well as social determinants of health and mental health and substance abuse *Includes coverage of pediatric, pregnant, and older adult populations *Features abundant illustrations, tables, and boxes to facilitate information retention *Includes a total of 350 exam-style questions with robust rationales, including two practice tests *Content available digitally via ExamPrepConnect for study on the go ExamPrepConnect Features: *All the high-quality content from the book *Personalized study plan based on exam date *350 questions and answers with rationales--study by topic to identify strengths and weaknesses *Timed practice tests to accurately gauge exam preparedness *Discussion board to connect with your exam-prep community *Games to make studying fun! The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB), American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), and Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) are the sole owners of their certification programs. AANPCB, ANCC, and PNCB do not endorse this exam preparation resource, nor do they have a proprietary relationship with Springer Publishing Company.
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