The CEN Study Guide/Review Manual covers all the major topic areas based on the most recent (2007) BCEN Blueprint for the CEN Exam. It includes a comprehensive, systems based review model, and a complete 150 question sample "CEN-like" exam, complete with full rationales and explanations. The practice exam is most useful as a self-assessment tool. Other special sections included in this edition are: (1) "CEN HOT Words": These are words/terms which are used and show up during the CEN exam frequently. (2) "CEN Exam-Like Questions": This is a special section dedicated to those specific topics which appear on the exam frequently. (3) A comprehensive index is included in this edition. Having an index makes it easy and simple to look up key terms and topics and to locate quickly in the text for rapid review.DISCLAIMER: This course and manuals/books are neither taught, sponsored, endorsed, promoted or marketed by the ENA/BCEN. No relationship to the ENA/BCEN is either implied explicitly or implicitly.
CEN Examination Review is an essential guide for nurses preparing to take the Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) Exam. Containing more than 1,200 practice questions with rationales representative of those found on the exam, it provides a succinct, yet comprehensive review of the core material. Organized to give essential test taking strategies and techniques for passing the exam, CEN Examination Review explores key content areas such as cardiovascular, pulmonary, orthopedic and wound care, maxillofacial and ocular, neurology, obstetrical and gynecological, gastrointestinal, and psychological. Included with the book is an online access code for JB TestPrep, our online interactive testing program, to help you pass the exam. This online program includes all of book’s questions and answers, practice exams providing feedback, and final exams to help prepare you for the CEN Exam. Don’t forget to visit our new nursing certification website: www.NursingCertificationSuccess.com
This valuable study resource provides a thorough, comprehensive review for the Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) exam - and it's the only review book that also helps readers prepare for the Certified Flight Registered Nurse (CFRN) and Flight Paramedic Certification (FP-C) exams. No other resource provides both a review of content as well as over 1,400 questions and a CD-ROM with 3 practice tests. Each chapter features questions with answers and rationales for every question - explaining the "why" behind every answer. Packed with all the essential information needed for a complete review, it includes a new section on critical care, a new chapter on bioterrorism, and new content on conscious sedation issues, RSI, airway management, and safety training. The Transport section now includes new content on CAMTS standards and transport operations. Over 1,400 questions with rationales and references offer excellent preparation for the CEN, CFRN, and FP-C exams. A practice CD-ROM includes 3 sample exams with answers and rationales, and automatic grading helps users assess their mastery of the material. A content outline of must-know topics is provided, followed by practice questions, answers, rationales, and references. New guidelines and medications currently being used for BLS, ACLS, and PALS are discussed. New chapters have been added on Invasive Interventions, Pharmacology, Invasive Monitoring, Bioterrorism, CAMTS Standards, and Transport Operations. Updated and expanded content addresses emerging infectious diseases, CISM for emergency and transport staff, CAMTS standards and transport operations, conscious sedation issues, RSI, airway management, safety training, and age-related changes and differences (pediatric and geriatric).
This user-friendly resource provides essential information on more than 180 specific procedures. Nearly 500 illustrations and an easy-to-follow, consistent format make it perfect for clinical reference and simple to customize to the needs of individual departments.This edition includes new coverage of pediatric and geriatric concerns, 15 new procedures, new and updated illustrations, more!
Prepare for success on the Certification for Emergency Nurses examination! Not only does Pass CEN! review all the content covered in the current exam blueprint, it includes fun yet challenging learning activities, realistic practice questions, and comprehensive practice examinations. A concise outline format and numerous illustrations make the material easy to read, understand, and remember. Written by a team of expert nursing instructors led by Robin Donohoe Dennison, this unique guide also reviews anatomy and physiology for each core body system. This is the all-in-one study tool you can't do without! An easy-to-follow outline format quickly and clearly delineates what you must know to pass the CEN exam. Content follows the most current CEN blueprint and eliminates extraneous information that is not likely to be tested. Learning activities provide fun and stimulating ways to learn critical concepts, such as matching questions, essays, table completion exercises, and crossword puzzles. Anatomy and physiology reviews cover each core body system Case Related Learning activities include questions on clinical reasoning and decision-making.
An excellent, comprehensive clinical reference thoughtfully revised to address new challenges facing emergency nurses, emergency medical technicians and paramedics. MANUAL OF EMERGENCY CARE details the basic principles of emergency care; includes up-to-the-minute advances in emergency care, medical, trauma, and special case emergencies; contains four entirely new chapters devoted to patient education, allergies, forensic nursing and legal issues; and offers thoroughly revised, more detailed chapters on sexual assault, wound care, and domestic violence. * Includes complete, up-to-date and practical information for clinical practitioners and nursing students. * Presents a team approach to problem solving, reflecting actual practices in emergency departments. * Covers assessment parameters, diagnostic tests, therapeutic interventions and other information pertinent to disorders and conditions NEW TO THIS EDITION: * Includes new chapter on forensic nursing thoroughly explaining the role of forensic nurses and the collection of forensic data. * Offers a new chapter on patient and family education, stressing the growing importance of providing supports to help patients and their families continue recovery once they leave emergency care. * Presents basic legal issues for emergency nurses in a new chapter addressing hot legal topics including legal consent, proper treatment of psychiatric patients, appropriate handling of forensic issues, and terms of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA). * Provides a new chapter on allergies with detailed descriptions of reactions and the associated signs and symptoms, interventions, diagnostic tests, latex allergies, and patient education and support. * Contains an updated, extensively detailed chapter on sexual assault listing proper procedures for collecting, securing and transferring evidence, following up, documenting the assault and testifying in court, all in a bulleted, easy-to-follow format. * Offers newly revised wound management chapter with more detailed definitions and descriptions of wounds and wound care. * Includes separate chapters on intravenous therapy and laboratory specimens.
The most thorough and up-to-date review available for the Certified Emergency Nurse Exam Emergency Nursing Certification is a complete step-by-step guide that thoroughly covers everything you need to know to pass the Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN®) examination. Presented in short, easy-to-read chapters, the book includes subject-specific practice exams, allowing you to target your study and quickly identify weak areas. In addition, the Key Points and Knowledge Competencies features highlight what's important to know for the exam and alerts you to the number of questions you should expect on every given topic. Everything you need to pass the Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN®) exam: Core areas of Emergency Nursing practice arranged by body system Valuable test-taking tips to help you perform your best on the exam Practice questions at the end of each chapter with multiple choice questions and complete answer explanation Content covers every topic you will see on the exam, including: Cardiovascular Emergences; Gastrointestinal Emergencies; Neurologic Emergencies; Maxillofacial and Ocular Emergencies; Orthopedic and Wound Emergencies; Respiratory Emergencies; Medical Emergencies and Communicable Diseases; Professional Issues
Focusing on safe medication administration, this new edition is redesigned, making it easier to find indications, precautions, and nursing considerations applicable to any patient care setting. Includes a CD-ROM packed with such useful tools as drug information in a printable format, patient teaching guides in English and Spanish, a drug interaction tool, and detailed information on herbal products, and free access to a Web site.