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Saunders Canadian Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN

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ISBN: 978-1-77172-060-1

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Saunders Canadian Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN

By Linda Anne Silvestri, PhD, RN

1168 pages
Copyright 2017
$84.95, Paperback, Reference

 


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Now there’s a Canadian edition of the book that is often called the ‘the best NCLEX® exam review book ever! Saunders Canadian Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination provides everything your students need to prepare for the NCLEX exam — complete content review and over 5,100 NCLEX examination-style questions in the book and online. This is the first edition to put the NCLEX-RN® exam in a Canadian context. An Evolve companion website includes instructor resources that make it easy to integrate this book into any course, along with detailed feedback and assessment for your students’ work. Don't make the mistake of assuming the quality of the questions is the same in all NCLEX exam review books, because only this book includes the kind of questions that consistently test the critical thinking skills necessary to pass today's NCLEX exam. Even better, all answers include detailed rationales to help students learn from their answer choices, as well as test-taking strategies with tips on how to best approach each question. Written by the most trusted name in NCLEX review, Linda Anne Silvestri, and featuring special resources to help Canadian students succeed, this is THE book of choice for NCLEX preparation. Read any customer review or ask your colleagues to see why there's nothing else like it!

Key Features

  • UNIQUE! Canadian appendices include resources for understanding NCLEX-RN® procedures, and the registration processes; a list of Canadian regulatory bodies and professional resources that guide competencies and standard-related nursing practice activities; Canadian resources by topic, providing Canadian NCLEX-RN writers with additional rationales for practice question answers; and Canadian reference resources.
  • Over 5,100 practice questions in the text and online offer ample testing practice.
  • Questions and content aligned with the latest NCLEX-RN exam reflect the increased level of difficulty and format changes in some areas.
  • UNIQUE! A detailed test-taking strategy and rationale is included for each question, offering clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option.
  • Question categories by cognitive level, client needs area, integrated process, and content area give students completely customizable exams or study sessions when using the Evolve companion website.
  • Inclusion of all alternate item format questions covers multiple response, prioritizing (ordered response), fill-in-the-blank, figure/illustration (hot spot), chart/exhibit, video, and audio questions to give students practice with mastering prioritizing, decision-making, and critical thinking skills.
  • UNIQUE! Canadian contributors highlight the differences in Canadian and American nursing practice, guiding Canadian nursing students around American language and terminology found in the NCLEX-RN.
  • Mnemonics are included as Pyramid Alerts where appropriate throughout the text.
  • Illustrations provide a consistent presentation of art throughout the text.
  • Completely updated chapter on vital signs and laboratory values include the latest lab values.
  • Alternate item format questions are highlighted with a special icon to easily find in the text.
  • UNIQUE! Priority Nursing Action boxes list actions for clinical emergent situations requiring immediate action, including a detailed rationale.
  • UNIQUE! Pyramid Alert! boxes spotlight important nursing concepts and procedures, and include tips and shortcuts for remembering key information.
  • UNIQUE! Priority concepts call-outs highlight specific concepts related to nursing practice.
  • 85-question comprehensive exam covers all content areas in the book in the same percentages that they are covered on the actual NCLEX-RN test plan.
  • Full-colour design offers a visually engaging learning experience.
  • Easy-to-use index lets students quickly locate questions for a given topic or body system.
  • Recent graduate’s perspective on guidance for the NCLEX-RN, nonacademic preparation, test-taking strategies, the CAT format, and the NCLEX-RN.
  • Automatic software updates on Evolve allow students to check for changes and content updates throughout the life of the edition.
  • UNIQUE! Audio review summaries on pharmacology, fluids and electrolytes, and acid-base balance are found on Evolve.

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Author Information

By Linda Anne Silvestri, PhD, RN, Instructor of Nursing, Salve Regina University, Newport, RI; President, Nursing Reviews, Inc. and Professional Nursing Seminars, Inc., Charlestown, RI

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