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Saunders 2014-2015 Strategies for Test Success Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX Exam

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ISBN-10: 1455733199

ISBN-13: 9781455733194

Edition: 3rd 2014

Authors: Linda Anne Silvestri, Angela E. Silvestri

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An essential resource for any nursing student, this invaluable guide gives you the tools you need to overcome text anxiety and develop effective study habits. Key topics include time management, critical thinking, and problem solving, with tips to help you tackle any nursing test - from a routine quiz to the NCLEX® examination. You'll learn how to confidently evaluate and identify the correct answer for a variety of test question types, including alternate item formats, with chapters on the nursing process, prioritization methods, and safety strategies. The book and companion CD offer 500 practice questions to help you practice the skills you are learning and gain realistic test-taking experience.Coverage of detailed critical thinking methods offer valuable clues to help you analyze and uncover the correct answer option for all question types, including multiple-choice, true-or-false, and alternate item-format questionsChapters on specific question content, such as prioritization, pharmacology, management, and delegation, provide numerous examples to prepare you for higher cognitive level questionsA fun, two-color design features cartoons and bold designs to help visual learners become better overall test-takers.Linda Silvestri's hallmark Pyramid Points in the margins highlight the most important concepts you need to learn for exam success.A companion CD includes 500 practice questions that allow you to apply the strategies learned from the text in a realistic electronic testing environment.Refocused content emphasizes comprehensive test preparation to help you develop, refine, and apply the reasoning skills you need to succeed throughout nursing school and on the NCLEX® examination.A new chapter on reducing test anxiety offers simple strategies you can use to control test-induced stress and gain the confidence you need to pass exams.A new chapter on developing a structured study plan provides helpful tips for improving time management for more efficient exam preparation.
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 9/3/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Study and Test Preparation
Preparing for Nursing Examinations
Developing Study Skills
Reducing Test Anxiety
NCLEX Preparation
Strategies for Success
Alternate Item Formats NEW!
How to Avoid 'Reading Into The Question'
Positive and Negative Event Queries
Questions Requiring Prioritization
Leading and Managing, Delegating, and Assignment-Making Questions
Communication Questions
Pharmacology Questions
Additional Pyramid Strategies
Practice Tests
Fundamental Skills Questions
Adult Health Questions
Mental Health Questions
Maternity Questions
Child Health Questions
Pharmacology Questions
Delegating/Prioritizing Questions
Leadership/Management Questions