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Pass your certification exam with the thoroughly updated Lippincott Review for Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification, 6th Edition, offering the most current content found on the Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse (CMSRN) and Registered Nurse-Board Certified (RN-BC) exams.
This popular study guide covers the full range of exam content, from disorders, signs and symptoms, tests, and assessments to treatments and interventions. Whether you are a new or experienced nurse, this comprehensive review offers the knowledge—and confidence—you need to succeed.
Get the go-to exam prep resource for passing the CMSRN or RN-BC medical-surgical certification exam …
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NEW and revised content that reflects current medical-surgical nursing best practices
NEW and updated end-of-chapter quizzes and 150-questionend-of-book practice test that helps to foolproof your preparation
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Reviews disorders by body systems as covered in certification exams
Study plan advice, preparation strategies, and test-taking strategies that prepare you for exam-taking success, including a certification test plan
Easy-to-use outline format that outlines each topic with key points, making it easy to remember important points
Resources that include: NANDA taxonomy, common infectious disorders, CDC fact sheets, and lab tests results
Contents that include:
Medical-surgical certification eligibility requirements—lists criteria for medical-surgical nurse (RN-BC), Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) certification, and clinical nurse specialist in adult health (ACNS-BC) certification
Nursing foundations and principles
Legal and ethical nursing issues
Principles of wound care, including nursing assessments and treatment skills
Disruptions in homeostasis
Cultural and ethnic beliefs and practices
Patient's bill of rights and self-determination
Developmental theories of Jean Piaget and Abraham Maslow
Complementary and herbal therapies
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About the Clinical Editor
Laura M. Willis, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, CMSRN, is a Family Nurse Practitioner at the Springfield Regional Medical Group, Urbana Family Medicine and Pediatrics, Urbana, Ohio.
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March 26, 2018
About The Author(s)
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Laura Willis MSN, APRN, FNP-C, DNPs
Table of contents
1. Medical-surgical nursing certification 2. Foundations of nursing 3. Legal and ethical aspects of nursing 4. Principles of medical-surgical nursing 5. Principles of wound care 6. Disruptions in homeostasis 7. Cardiovascular disorders 8. Hematologic disorders 9. Respiratory disorders 10. Neurologic disorders 11. Musculoskeletal disorders 12. Gastrointestinal disorders 13. Skin disorders 14. Endocrine disorders 15. Renal and urinary tract disorders 16. Reproductive system disorders 17. Immune system disorders 18. Eye, ear, and nose disorders 19. Perioperative nursing Appendices NANDA-I taxonomy II by domain Nursing implications of diagnostic tests Nursing implications in oncology care Nursing implications in clinical pharmacology Common infectious disorders CDC hand hygiene guidelines fact sheet CDC isolation precautions Guide to laboratory test results Posttest
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