Use proven strategies to prepare for nursing school tests and the NCLEX® exam! Saunders 2022-2023 Clinical Judgment and Test-Taking Strategies: Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX® Exam, 7th Edition provides tools to help you overcome test anxiety, develop study skills, and improve test scores. You’ll gain insight into key nursing areas such as clinical judgment, prioritization, leading and managing, communication, and pharmacology. In the book and on the Evolve website, 1,200 practice questions represent all question types — including alternate item formats and new Next Generation NCLEX®-style test items. Written by leading NCLEX experts Linda Anne and Angela Silvestri, this essential resource offers the practical tips and realistic practice you need to succeed on any exam! Test-taking strategies help students find the correct answer to all types of test questions. Pyramid Points identify content that is important to know in preparing for the NCLEX® examination. Fun, full-color design features lots of sample questions, cartoons, and bold designs to help engage visual learners. 1,200 practice questions are included in the book and on the Evolve website, with each illustrating a test-taking strategy and including the correct answer, rationales for correct and incorrect options, a tip for the nursing student, and question codes. Categorization of questions by beginning, intermediate, or advanced level makes this book a useful tool throughout the nursing program. UNIQUE! Tip for the Nursing Student is provided with every practice question to help students learn content, develop clinical judgment, and master test-taking skills. UNIQUE! Student-to-Student Tips highlight real-life strategies that have helped other students successfully complete nursing school and pass the NCLEX® exam. Practice question categories on Evolve include the level of cognitive ability, client needs, integrated process, clinical judgment/cognitive skill, content area, priority concepts, alternate item formats, and strategy. NEW! Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN) case studies and practice questions are included on the Evolve website, preparing students for the changes to the NCLEX® exam.
Genre: Medical, Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences, Pages: 272 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780323763899


Get more than just practice questions; get comprehensive test and nursing school preparation that’s proven to help you succeed! Written by the most trusted expert in NCLEX exam prep, Saunders 2018-2019 Strategies for Test Success: Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX Exam, 5th Edition is an invaluable guide that teaches you how to master the things that matter most on the NCLEX exam and your nursing school exams: critical thinking, problem solving, and time management. In this guide you’ll find not only 1,200 practice questions and rationales that reflect the latest NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN test plans, but you’ll also get a wealth of proven tips and real-world hints to help you overcome text anxiety, develop effective study habits, and confidently evaluate and identify the correct answer for a variety of test question types, including alternate item formats. It’s a must-have resource for any nursing student who needs not just practice, but well-rounded preparation! A Reducing Test Anxiety chapter offers simple strategies to control test-induced stress and gain the confidence needed to pass exams. A Developing Study Skills chapter provides helpful tips on improving time management for more efficient exam preparation. 1,200 review questions are included in the book and online, providing a 2-in-1 approach to learning strategies and test-taking skills UNIQUE! Student-to-Student Hints highlight real life strategies that have helped other students graduate from nursing school and pass the NCLEX exam. Helpful Tips for the Nursing Student highlight the most important concepts needed for exam success. Online practice questions let you apply the strategies learned from the text in a realistic electronic testing environment. Emphasis on comprehensive test preparation helps you develop, refine, and apply the reasoning skills you need to succeed throughout nursing school and on the NCLEX examination. Priority concepts for each question help you link your concept-based classes and NCLEX prep. Chapters on specific question content — such as prioritization, pharmacology, triage/disaster management, and delegation — offer numerous examples to prepare you for higher-level questions. A fun, 4-color design features cartoons and bold designs to help engage visual learners. NEW! Thoroughly updated content reflects the most current NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN test plans. NEW! Experience level coding for questions designates each question as beginning, intermediate, or experienced to help focus your learning throughout all points of your nursing school career. NEW! Increased focus on clinical judgement incorporates strategies for clinical judgement, question data, and question abnormalities into the NCLEX-style questions. NEW! Expanded client-centered options address the increasing import of the patient-centered care QSEN competency on the NCLEX Exam. NEW! Additional coverage of interprofessionalism is incorporated.
Genre: Medical, Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences, Pages: 264 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780323479714


Take the anxiety out of taking any nursing test with Saunders 2016-2017 Strategies for Test Success: Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX Exam, 4th Edition. Written by the most trusted expert in NCLEX prep, Linda Silvestri, and updated to reflect the most current NCLEX test plans, this invaluable guide covers key topics like time management, critical thinking, and problem solving, with tips to help you overcome test anxiety and develop effective study habits. Learn how to confidently evaluate and identify the correct answer for a variety of test question types, including alternate item formats, with chapters on preparing for nursing exams, prioritization methods, and pharmacology questions, and practice your skills and gain realistic test-taking experience with the book and Evolve site’s 1,200 practice questions. A Reducing Test Anxiety chapter offers simple strategies to control test-induced stress and gain the confidence needed to pass exams. A Developing Study Skills chapter provides helpful tips on improving time management for more efficient exam preparation. An emphasis on comprehensive test preparation helps you develop, refine, and apply the reasoning skills you need to succeed throughout nursing school and on the NCLEX examination. Coverage of detailed critical thinking methods offers valuable clues to help you analyze and uncover the correct answer option for all question types, including multiple-choice and alternate item-format questions. Helpful Tips for the Beginning Nursing Student highlight the most important concepts needed for exam success. Chapters on specific question content — such as prioritization, pharmacology, triage/disaster management, and delegation — provide numerous examples to prepare you for higher-level questions. UNIQUE! Student-to-Student Hints highlight real life strategies that have helped other students graduate from nursing school and pass the NCLEX exam. Online practice questions let you apply the strategies learned from the text in a realistic electronic testing environment. A fun, 4-color design features cartoons and bold designs to help engage visual learners. NEW! Thoroughly updated content reflects the most current NCLEX test plans. Summary information on the latest test plans is highlighted in chapter 4. NEW! Addition of SI units and removal of trade drug names reflect the upcoming changes to the NCLEX-RN test plan. NEW! 200 new practice questions bring the overall total to 1,200 questions on the Evolve site. NEW! Two-year revision cycle ensures that the content is current and covers all of the question types found on the NCLEX exam. NEW! Priority Concepts added to each question help readers link their concept-based classes and NCLEX prep.
Genre: Medical, Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences, Pages: 280 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780323296625


This innovative book prepares students for the NCLEX-PN exam with thorough content review and 3,000 practice questions. Silvestri provides readers with information on NCLEX-PN preparation, test-taking strategies and the NCLEX-PN from students' perspectives. A free CD-ROM contains all 1,600 questions from the book plus 1,400 additional questions.
Genre: National Council Licensure Examination for Practical/Vocational Nurses, Editor: , Pages: 1051 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0721677940


This unique review book organizes questions according to Client Needs, the areas covered in the latest NCLEX examination test plan. Rationales are provided for all answer choices, plus test-taking strategies, and references to Elsevier nursing textbooks. This review includes many critical thinking and alternate item formats, plus a comprehensive exam consisting of 300 questions.
Genre: Medical, Editor: W B Saunders Company, Pages: 942 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0721603521


Preceded by: Saunders 2014-2015 strategies for test success / Linda Anne Silvestri, Angela Silvestri. 3rd ed. c2014.
Genre: Nursing, Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences, Pages: 281 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780323296618


A part of Linda Silvestri's Pyramid to Success, this study and review tool is filled with general test-taking tips, strategies, and other indispensable information to help you prepare for BOTH the NCLEX-RN® examination and your nursing exams. Whether this is the first or last review product purchased, this book will help you feel well-prepared and confident as they get ready for the Boards or any exam throughout the nursing curriculum. It incorporates all-new information on the latest NCLEX-RN examination test plan, plus the new alternate item format questions. The text breaks down questions to illustrate not only a rationale for the answer, but also a strategy for tackling similar questions. A companion CD-ROM offers 500 questions, in addition to video clips from Linda Silvestri's seminar on test-taking strategies. It is designed for use alongside any Linda's NCLEX-RN review books. Please check out these other great NCLEX-RN® review books from Linda Silvestri: . Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination (9781416037088) . Saunders Q & A Review for the NCLEX-RN® Exam (9780721603520) . Saunders Q & A Review for the NCLEX-RN® Exam PDA Software Powered by Skyscape (9781416048510) . Strategies for Alternate Item Formats for the NCLEX-RN® Exam (9781416038412) . Saunders Q & A Review Cards for the NCLEX-RN® Exam (9781416047261) Short chapters and a casual writing style help students understand key concepts involved in preparing for the NCLEX-RN examination. Two-color design with fun illustrations and cartoons help to lighten the reader's mood as they prepare. Each chapter contains examples and analysis of questions to help illustrate particular strategies. Pyramid Point notes emphasize important content related to the NCLEX-RN examination. Alternate item formats are included throughout the text and CD-ROM to help students become accustomed to the new question styles. Information about the new 2004 NCLEX-RN test plan is included in the book for reference. A companion CD-ROM offers 500 questions, allowing students to customize quizzes and exams.
Genre: Medical, Editor: W B Saunders Company, Pages: 336 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 141600095X



Genre: , Editor: , Pages: in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 1974801918


Review for the NCLEX-PN® exam with leading NCLEX® experts Linda Anne Silvestri and Angela Silvestri! Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination, 7th Edition provides everything you need to prepare for the NCLEX-PN exam — a review of essential nursing content, more than 4,500 NCLEX exam-style questions, detailed rationales, and test-taking tips and strategies. Based on Silvestri’s proven Pyramid to Success, the book includes many questions that test the critical thinking skills you need to pass the NCLEX. An Evolve companion website adds a pre-test that generates a study calendar, study questions with immediate feedback for both correct and incorrect answers, and practice exams with immediate scoring. Updated to reflect the latest NCLEX-PN test plan, this complete review is a perennial favorite of students preparing for the NCLEX. More than 4,500 practice questions are included in the book and the Evolve companion website. Detailed rationales are provided for both correct and incorrect answer options. Alternate item format questions include multiple response, prioritizing, fill-in-the-blank, figure/illustration, chart/exhibit, graphic option, and audio/video clips, as the NCLEX-PN exam is no longer limited to multiple-choice questions. UNIQUE! A 75-question pre-test on Evolve provides feedback on your strengths and weaknesses, and the results generate an individualized study calendar. An 85-question comprehensive exam in the book matches the client needs percentages identified in the NCLEX-PN test plan. Pyramid to Success sections at the beginning of each unit provide an overview of content, guidance for your review, and the subject’s relative importance in the NCLEX-PN text plan. Pyramid Points and Pyramid Alert boxes identify content that typically appears on the NCLEX-PN exam. What Should You Do? boxes in each chapter help you develop critical thinking skills, with answers at the end of the chapter. NEW! Current NCLEX-PN test plan is incorporated into this review, including the exam’s newly added content. UPDATED test-taking strategies are included in a separate chapter and for each question to give clues for finding the correct answers. UPDATED Priority Nursing Action boxes help you to effectively prioritize nursing care, and include detailed rationales and textbook references. NEW! Learning objectives tied to client needs are provided for each unit in the book.
Genre: Medical, Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences, Pages: 1040 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780323485357


The NCLEX-PN exam is not just about what you know—it’s about how you think. Kaplan’s NCLEX-PN Prep Plus 2018 uses expert critical thinking strategies and targeted sample questions to help you put your expertise into practice and ace the exam! The NCLEX-PN exam tests how you’ll apply the medical knowledge you’ve gained in real-life situations. In NCLEX-PN Prep Plus 2018, Kaplan’s all-star nursing faculty teaches you 9 critical thinking pathways to help you break down what exam questions are asking. Six chapters end with practice sets to help you put these critical thinking principles into action. Get everything in the NCLEX-PN Prep 2018 package, plus one more practice test online, additional practice questions, 60 minutes of video tutorials, and a digital copy of the book. With NCLEX-PN Prep Plus 2018 you can study on-the-go. Log in from anywhere to watch video tutorials, review strategies, and take your online practice test. Proven Strategies. Realistic Practice. * 9 critical thinking pathways to break down what exam questions are asking * 6 end-of-chapter practice sets to help you put critical thinking principles into action * 2 full-length practice tests to gauge your progress—one in the book, one online * Detailed rationales for all answer choices, correct and incorrect * Techniques for mastering the computer adaptive test format Expert Guidance * In-depth content review, organized along the exam’s “Client Needs” framework * 60 minutes of video tutorials on the ins and outs of the NCLEX-PN * Kaplan’s Learning Engineers and expert psychometricians ensure our practice questions and study materials are true to the test. * We invented test prep—Kaplan (www.kaptest.com) has been helping students for almost 80 years. Our proven strategies have helped legions of students achieve their dreams.
Genre: Medical, Editor: Simon and Schuster, Pages: 325 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781506233352