Saunders Strategies for Test Success, Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX Exam, 2nd Edition

Saunders Strategies for Test Success

2nd Edition Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX Exam

By Linda Anne Silvestri, RN, MSN, PhD(c), Assistant Professor of Nursing, Salve Regina University, Newport, RI; President, Nursing Reviews, Inc. and Professional Nursing Seminars, Inc., Charlestown, RI


PART I: Study and Test Preparation

Chapter 1 Preparing for Nursing Exams

Chapter 2 Developing Study Skills

Chapter 3 Reducing Test Anxiety

Chapter 4 NCLEX Preparation

PART II: Strategies for Success

Chapter 5 How to Avoid "Reading Into The Question"

Chapter 6 Positive and Negative Event Queries

Chapter 7 Questions Requiring Prioritization

Chapter 8 Leading and Managing, Delegating, and Assignment-Making Questions

Chapter 9 Communication Questions

Chapter 10 Pharmacology Questions

Chapter 11 Additional Pyramid Strategies

PART III: Practice Test

Chapter 12 Fundamental Skills Questions

Chapter 13 Adult Health Questions

Chapter 14 Mental Health Questions

Chapter 15 Maternity Questions

Chapter 16 Child Health Questions

Chapter 17 Pharmacology Questions

Chapter 18 Delegating/Prioritizing Questions

Chapter 19 Leadership/Management Questions

PART IV: Appendices

Appendix A Pyramid Points for Using Test-Taking Strategies

Appendix B Cultural Characteristics and Practices

Appendix C Pharmacology Strategies for Answering Test Questions

Appendix D Commonly Used Units of Measure and Medication and Intravenous Calculations Formulas

Appendix E Laboratory Values

Appendix F Guidelines Related to Positioning

Appendix G Therapeutic Diets