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Core Review for Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

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ISBN-10: 0323027571

ISBN-13: 9780323027571

Edition: 2007

Authors: Victoria P. Niederhauser, Inc. Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, NAPNAP Staff

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Authored and endorsed by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) and the Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (AFPNP), the Core Review for Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioners book accompanies the Core Curriculum for Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. This core review provides practice questions for recent graduates for both pediatric and family nurse practitioner programs to use in their respective certification exams offered by the PNCB and ANCC. Review questions include the Role of the PNP, Wellness Issues, Growth and Development, Genetics, Chronic Conditions, Pediatric Emergencies, and Pharmacology. UNIQUE! Authored and…    
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Book details

List price: $84.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 2/26/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 424
Size: 7.24" wide x 10.24" long x 0.26" tall
Weight: 2.266
Language: English

Preface
Role of the Nurse Practitioner
Evolution of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Role
Essential Elements of the Advanced Practice Role for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
Clinical Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making
Health Assessment and Physical Examination
Measures of Child Growth and Development
Assessment of the Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat
Assessment of the Pulmonary System
Assessment of the Cardiovascular System
Assessment of the Gastrointestinal System
Assessment of the Reproductive and Urologic Systems
Assessment of the Integumentary System
Assessment of the Hematologic and Lymphatic System
Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System
Assessment of the Neurologic System
Special Topics in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Core Concepts in Genetics
Immunizations
Nutrition
Preconceptional and Prenatal Role of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Care of the Newborn Before Hospital Discharge
Newborns and Infants
Preterm Infant Follow-up Care
Child Abuse and Neglect
Toddlers, Preschoolers, and School-agers
Mental Health Promotion and Mental Health Screening for Children and Adolescents
Sports Participation: Evaluation and Monitoring
Early Adolescents, Late Adolescents, and College-age Young Adults
Sexuality and Birth Control
Diagnosis and Management of Common Illness in Children and Adolescents
Common Illnesses of the Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat
Common Illnesses of the Pulmonary System
Common Illnesses of the Cardiovascular System
Common Illnesses of the Gastrointestinal System
Common Illnesses of the Reproductive and Urologic Systems
Common Illnesses of the Integumentary System
Common Illnesses of the Hematologic and Lymphatic Systems
Common Illnesses of the Musculoskeletal System
Common Illnesses of the Neurologic System
Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Conditions in Children and Adolescents
Asthma
Cerebral Palsy
Childhood Cancer
Cleft Lip and Palate
Common Genetic Conditions in Children
Common Mental Health Disorders in Children and Adolescents
Congenital Heart Disease
Cystic Fibrosis
Diabetes Types 1 and 2
Eating Disorders
Epilepsy
Hemoglobinopathies
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
Learning Disorders and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Renal Failure
Spina Bifida and Other Myelodysplasias
Diagnostic, Medication, and Treatment Guides for Children and Adolescents
Readiness for Handling Pediatric Emergencies in the Primary Care Office
Diagnostic Tests for Pediatric Clinical Decision Making
Pharmacodynamic Considerations Unique to Neonates, Infants, Children, and Adolescents
Pain Management for Children
Complementary and Alternative Therapy
Nonpharmacologic Treatments and Pediatric Procedures
Future Education and Practice Issues
Evolving Roles for Pediatric and Nurse Practitioners