Adult Nurse Practitioner Intensive Review - Fast Facts & by Maria T. Codina Leik MSN APRN BC FNP-C

By Maria T. Codina Leik MSN APRN BC FNP-C

All you wish for Certification examination good fortune! "This is a good written, entire evaluation geared toward getting ready readers for effectively finishing a board certification examination. ...This is a superb complete overview in a concise research consultant format." (5 Stars)--Doody's e-book evaluate provider This mega-review, the second one of Maria Codina Leik's "trilogy" of NP Certification courses (Family was once released in July and Pediatric is due in 2008) covers try taking suggestions utilizing Leik's distinct "question dissection" method, appropriate content material assessment, vast perform questions, and designated, present examination info in a "fast evidence" sort, saving the scholar beneficial research time whereas delivering accomplished coaching. cross your grownup Nurse Practitioner ANCC or AANP examination, organize for exams in class, or enhance within the final semester of your application with: images and actual examination maneuvers that advertise visualization and make clear strategies Organ process reports divided into 4 elements; descriptions of emergent stipulations, high-yield general actual examination findings, maneuvers, and acceptable benign variations Tables on orthopedic maneuvers, immunizations, STDs, lab exams, skins rashes, and extra that will help you manage and bear in mind tactics Differentiation among kin and grownup perform with inclusion of geriatric tactics and requirements scholars say: "I took this type in 2003 and that i did go my grownup NP ANCC examination quickly after. Ms. Leik's classification gave functional info, crucial techniques for learning, and middle subject matters on which to concentration. i might suggest this classification to others as an integral part in making sure luck in passing the certification exam." - Cynthia Milich, CNP Why the Leik process? Maria T. Codina Leik has been a number one supplier of examination training schooling and counseling for nearly two decades. Her corporation, nationwide ARNP prone, Inc., has helped hundreds of thousands of nurses move their certification assessments national Please be aware: an identical quantity to Maria Leik's sequence, Gerontological Nurse Certificaiton evaluation is due in June from Meredith Wallace and Sheila Grossman.

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2nd step: An MCV of 72 fL is indicative of microcytic anemia (norm 80–100 fL). 3rd step: The work-up is determined by the differential diagnosis for microcytic anemia. These are iron deficiency and alpha/beta thalassemia trait/minor for the exams. 20 16:49 P1: SBT SVNF030C02 SVNF030/Leik September 20, 2007 Question Dissection and Analysis 2) In iron-deficiency anemia, the following results are found: Low (serum ferritin and serum iron levels) Elevated (TIBC/transferrin levels) 3) In alpha or beta thalassemia trait or minor, the following results are found: Normal to high (ferritin/iron levels) Normal (TIBC/transferrin levels) 4) The gold standard test to diagnose thalassemia (or any anemia with abnormal hemoglobin, such as sickle cell) is the hemoglobin electrophoresis.

43 16:49 P1: SBT SVNF030C02 SVNF030/Leik September 20, 2007 Chapter 2 ABUSIVE SITUATIONS I. Discussion Health care workers by law are required to report suspected and actual child abuse to the proper authorities. Abuse-related topics may include domestic violence, physical abuse, child abuse, elderly abuse, and sexual abuse. II. Example A 16-year-old teenager with a history of ADHD is brought in to the emergency room by his mother. She does not want her son to be alone in the room. The NP doing the intake notes several burns on the teen’s trunk.

Scoring two out of four questions is highly suggestive of alcohol abuse. In the exam, you are expected to use higher level cognitive skills and apply the concepts of CAGE. One example of this concept are questions that ask you to pick the patient who is most likely (or least likely) to abuse alcohol. CAGE Screening Tool (a score ≥2 positive answers is suggestive of alcoholism) C: Do you feel the need to cut down? A: Are you annoyed when your friend/spouse’s comments about your drinking? G: Do you feel guilty about your drinking?

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