Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RNŽ Examination, 5th Edition

Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RNŽ Examination

5th Edition

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


Unit I: NCLEX-RN Exam Preparation
1. The NCLEX-RN Examination
2. Preparation for the NCLEX-RN Exam: Transitional Issues for the Foreign-Educated Nurse
3. Pathways to Success
4. The NCLEX-RN Examination: From a Graduate's Perspective
5. Test-Taking Strategies
Unit II: Issues in Nursing
6. Cultural Diversity and Health Practices
7. Ethical and Legal Issues
8. Leadership, Delegating, and Prioritizing Client Care
Unit III: Nursing Sciences
9. Fluids and Electrolytes
10. Acid-Base Balance
11. Laboratory Values
12. Nutrition
13. Parenteral Nutrition
14. Intravenous Therapy
15. Administration of Blood Products
Unit IV: Fundamental Skills
16. Provisions of a Safe Environment
17. Administration of Medication and Intravenous Solutions
18. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Guidelines for Healthcare Providers
19. Perioperative Nursing Care
20. Positioning Clients
21. Care of a Client with a Tube
Unit V: Maternity Nursing
22. Female Reproductive System
23. Obstetrical Assessment
24. Prenatal Period
25. Risk Conditions Related to Pregnancy
26. Labor and Delivery
27. Problems with Labor and Delivery
28. The Postpartum Period
29. Postpartum Complications
30. Care of the Newborn
31. Maternity and Newborn Medications
Unit VI: Growth and Development Across the Life Span
32. Theories of Growth and Development
33. Developmental Stages
34. Health and Physical Assessment of the Adult Client
35. Care of the Older Client
Unit VII: Pediatric Nursing
36. Neurological, Cognitive, and Psychosocial Disorders
37. Eye, Ear, and Throat Disorders
38. Respiratory Disorders
39. Cardiovascular Disorders
40. Gastrointestinal Disorders
41. Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders
42. Renal and Urinary Disorders
43. Integumentary Disorders
44. Musculoskeletal Disorders
45. Hematological Disorders
46. Oncological Disorders
47. Acquired Immunodefiency Syndrome
48. Infectious and Communicable Diseases
49. Pediatric Medication Administration and Calculations
Unit VIII: The Adult Client with an Integumentary Disorder
50. Integumentary System
51. Integumentary Medications
Unit IX: The Adult Client with an Oncological Disorder
52. Oncological Disorders
53. Antineoplastic Medications
Unit X: The Adult Client with an Endocrine Disorder
54. Endocrine System
55. Endocrine Medications
Unit XI: The Adult Client with a Gastrointestinal Disorder
56. Gastrointestinal System
57. Gastrointestinal Medications
Unit XII: The Adult Client with a Respiratory Disorder
58. Respiratory System
59. Respiratory Medications
Unit XIII: The Adult Client with a Cardiovascular Disorder
60. Cardiovascular Disorders
61. Cardiovascular Medications
Unit XIV: The Adult Client with a Renal System Disorder
62. Renal System
63. Renal Medications
Unit XV: The Adult Client with an Eye or Ear Disorder
64. The Eye and the Ear
65. Ophthalmic and Otic Medications
Unit XVI: The Adult Client with a Neurological Disorder
66. Neurological System
67. Neurological Medications
Unit XVII: The Adult Client with a Musculoskeletal Disorder
68. Musculoskeletal System
69. Musculoskeletal Medications
Unit XVIII: The Adult Client with an Immune Disorder
70. Immune Disorders
71. Immunologic Medications
Unit XIX: The Adult Client with a Mental Health Disorder
72. Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
73. Models of Care
74. Mental Health Disorders
75. Addictions
76. Crisis Theory and Intervention
77. Psychiatric Medications
Unit XX: Comprehensive Test
Index