Pearson Reviews & Rationales: Comprehensive Review for NCLEX-RN, 3rd edition

  • Mary Ann Hogan

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Pearson Reviews & Rationales offers a comprehensive outline of the essential content areas tested on the NCLEX-RN® exam, including management, delegation, leadership, decision-making, pharmacology and emergency care. These topics are incorporated throughout with ample practice questions to prepare you for the actual exam.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2018

ISBN-13: 9780137501762

Subject: NCLEX Prep

Category: Pearson Reviews & Rationales: Comprehensive Review for NCLEX-RN

Table of contents

Section 1: Preparing for the NCLEX-RN® Exam
1. The NCLEX-RN Licensing Examination
2. Test Preparation and Test-Taking Strategies
3. Test Preparation for Internationally Educated Nurses

Section 2: Safe and Effective Care Environment: Management of Care
4. Legal and Ethical Nursing Practice
5. Nursing Leadership and Management

Section 3: Safe and Effective Care Environment: Safety and Infection Control
6. Injury Prevention, Disaster Planning, and Protecting Client Safety
7. Preventing and Controlling Infection

Section 4: Health Promotion and Maintenance
8. Reproduction, Family Planning, and Infertility
9. Uncomplicated Antenatal Assessment and Care
10. Uncomplicated Labor and Delivery Care
11. Uncomplicated Postpartum Assessment and Care
12. Uncomplicated Newborn Care
13. Lifespan Growth and Development
14. Providing Immunizations
15. Health and Physical Assessment
16. Promoting Healthy Lifestyle Choices
17. Age-Related Care of Older Adults

Section 5: Psychosocial Integrity
18. Therapeutic Communication and Environment
19. Culturally Relevant Care
20. Coping with Stressors
21. Mental Health Disorders
22. Substance Use and Addictive Disorders
23. Crisis Intervention and Suicide
24. End-of-Life Care

Section 6: Psysiological Integrity: Basic Care and Comfort
25. Meeting Nutritional Needs
26. Meeting Basic Human Needs
27. Maintaining the Function of Tubes and Drains
28. Integrative Therapies

Section 7: Physiological Integrity: Pharmacological and Parenteral Therapies
29. Dosage Calculation and Medication Administration
30. Pediatric Dosage Calculation and Medication Administration
31. Intravenous Therapy
32. Blood and Blood Component Therapy
33. Total Parenteral Nutrition
34. Maternal and Newborn Medications
35. Psychiatric Medications
36. Respiratory Medications
37. Cardiovascular Medications
38. Neurologic and Musculoskeletal Medications
39. Renal Medications
40. Gastrointestinal Medications
41. Endocrine Medications
42. Integumentary Medications
43. Eye and Ear Medications
44. Antineoplastic Medications
45. Immunologic and Anti-Infective Medications

Section 8: Physiological Integrity: Reduction of Risk Potential
46. Common Laboratory Tests
47. Common Diagnostic Tests and Procedures
48. Perioperative Care

Section 9: Physiological Integrity: Physiological Adaptation
49. Complicated Antenatal Care
50. Complicated Labor and Delivery Care
51. Complicated Postpartum Care
52. Complicated Newborn Care
53. Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances
54. Acid--Base Imbalances
55. Respiratory Disorders
56. Cardiovascular Disorders
57. Neurologic Disorders
58. Renal or Genitourinary Disorders
59. Gastrointestinal Disorders
60. Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
61. Musculoskeletal Disorders
62. Integumentary Disorders
63. Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders
64. Hematologic Disorders
65. Oncologic Disorders
66. Immunologic Disorders
67. Communicable or Infectious Diseases
68. Basic Life Support

Comprehensive Exam
Comprehensive Exam Answer Key
Appendix: Nursing Notes

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