Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 6th Ed.

Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 6th Ed.

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Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 6th Ed.

New 6th Edition!

Prepare for success on your neonatal intensive care nursing certification examination with “Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing,” 6th ed. Developed in collaboration with the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), and the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN), this comprehensive exam review, featuring approximately 214 new review questions, offers 789 questions for realistic test preparation. Authored by AACN and endorsed by AWHONN and NANN, this edition is your ultimate guide to success.

Additionally, benefit from other key features:

  • Thoroughly revised and updated questions reflect the latest AACN CCRN ® -Neonatal and NCC’s RNC-NIC test plans, changes to the AACN Core Curriculum, and the latest evidence-based guidelines for neonatal critical care.
  • Rationales in the answer key reference the most recent literature and evidence-based guidelines.
  • Answers for each question, accompanied by rationales and references for correct answers, enhance understanding of the material.
  • Realistic exam practice questions mirror the certification exam content, the multiple-choice format and the distribution of content.
  • Online exam simulation, included free on the Evolve companion website with each new book purchase, mirrors the test-taking experience with questions organized according to either of the two major certification examinations: AACN’s CCRN -Neonatal exam or NCC’s Neonatal Intensive Care (RNC-NIC) exam. You can choose whether to work through the questions in study mode or examination mode, with complete remediation that includes rationales for both correct and incorrect answers.
  • Compact, portable size facilitates study anytime, anywhere.

Table of Contents:

Section I: General Assessment and Management
1. Assessment of Fetal Well-Being
2. Adaptation to Extrauterine Life
3. Neonatal Resuscitation
4. Physical Assessment
5. Gestational Age Assessment
6. Thermoregulation
7. Fluids and Electrolytes
8. Nutrition and Feeding
9. Developmentally Supportive Care
10. Radiographic Evaluation
11. Pharmacology
12. Care of the Extremely Low Birth Weight Infant
13. Care of the Late-Preterm Infant

Section II: Pathophysiology / System-Specific Disorders
14. Cardiovascular Disorders
15. Pulmonary Disorders
16. Gastrointestinal Disorders
17. Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders
18. Hematologic Disorders
19. Neurologic Disorders
20. Renal and Genitourinary Disorders
21. Genetic and Congenital Anomalies
22. Immunologic Disorders and Infections
23. Dermatologic Disorders
24. Auditory and Ophthalmologic Disorders

Multisystem Considerations
25. Maternal-Fetal Complications
26. Pain Assessment and Management
27. Perinatal Substance Abuse

Section III: Psychosocial and Behavioral Adjustments
28. Family Integration and Culturally Sensitive Care
29. Discharge Planning and Transition to Home
30. Grieving Process

Section IV: Professional Practice
31. Quality Improvement
32. Patient Safety
33. Research
34. Legal Issues
35. Ethical Issues

Section V: Answer Key

ISBN #: 9780323672245

Authors: AACN, AWHONN and NANN