For courses covering nursing fundamentals, and/or preparing nursing students for the nursing fundamentals components of the NCLEX-RN examination. Aligned to the NCLEX-RN Test Plan!
Pearson Reviews & Rationales: Nursing Fundamentals with "Nursing Reviews & Rationales," 4th Edition provides a clear, concentrated, and up-to-date review of today's "need to know" knowledge for understanding nursing fundamentals. Developed by Mary Ann Hogan, RN and reviewed by a large team of nurse educators, this program can be used by current nursing students as a course study aid, for NCLEX-RN® exam preparation, or by practicing nurses seeking comprehensive yet concise review. Fully reflective of the NCLEX-RN® Test Plan, it begins with overviews of the nursing process, health assessment, communication, and professional standards; health promotion throughout the life span; and skills needed for safe practice. Next, it presents concise chapters on meeting basic human needs, as well as the needs of clients with pain; perioperative clients; and those with altered skin integrity, sensory perception, or mobility. The text concludes with a full chapter on safely administering medications and intravenous fluids.