Mosby's PDQ for NCLEX-RNŽ

Mosby's PDQ for NCLEX-RNŽ

By Mosby


1. NCLEX overview

1.1 What is the NCLEX?

1.2 What does the NCLEX test?

1.3 Why must I take the NCLEX?

1.4 How is the NCLEX administered?

1.5 What content is covered on the NCLEX?

1.6 What is the NCLEX test plan?

1.7 What is the NCLEX test format?

1.8 What about critical thinking?

1.9 NCLEX contact information

2. Test taking strategies

2.1 Multiple choice question strategies

2.2 Select all that apply question strategies

2.3 Fill-in-the-blank question strategies

2.4 Hot spot question strategies

2.5 Chart/exhibit question strategies

2.6 Drag-and-drop question strategies

3. Implementing the basics

3.1 Maslow?s hierarchy of needs

3.2 Nursing process

3.3 Safety

4. Therapeutic communication

4.1 Therapeutic communication strategies

4.2 Therapeutic communication criteria

4.3 Effective therapeutic communication techniques

4.4 Ineffective therapeutic communication techniques

4.5 Therapeutic communication question strategies

5. Management of care

5.1 Delegation

5.2 Priority

6. Positioning

6.1 Importance of positioning

6.2 Positions to know

6.3 Positioning question strategies

7. Laboratory values

7.1 Importance of knowing and interpreting laboratory values

7.2 Laboratory values to know

7.3 Age/gender considerations

7.4 Laboratory values question strategies

8. Medication administration

8.1 Importance of safely and effectively administering medications

8.2 Side effects and nursing implications of medications

8.3 Medication administration question strategies

9. Age-related changes (geriatric)

9.1 General explanation of aging process

9.2 Description of key changes

9.3 Age-related question strategies

10. Study skills

10.1 Study skills introduction

10.2 Productive study habits

10.3 Physical and psychological preparation

10.4 Exam day