Medical Mnemonics for the Family Nurse Practitioner

Author: Nachole Johnson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781542711005

Category:

Page: 90

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Mnemonics are known to improve memory and retention of information. Nurse practitioner school loads students with a tremendous amount of information in a short period of time. It can be hard to remember everything- this is where mnemonics come into play since they are known to increase your memory.Medical Mnemonics for the Family Nurse Practitioner is for student and practicing NP's alike. Written by Nachole Johnson, MSN, FNP-BC, this book is easy to read and organized to help you learn information you need to know in a quick, efficient and fun manner. Illustrations are also included to cement information. Use this book as a reference when you are in school and as a refresher while you are a practicing NP. Medical Mnemonics for the Family Nurse Practitioner covers all the basic body systems, documentation basics and the most commonly prescribed meds in Family Practice.

Pharmacology Mnemonics for the Family Nurse Practitioner

Author: Nachole Johnson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781548378165

Category:

Page: 92

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Mnemonics are known to improve memory and retention of information. Nurse practitioner school loads students with a tremendous amount of information in a short period of time. It can be hard to remember everything- this is where mnemonics come into play since they are known to increase your memory. Pharmacology Mnemonics for the Family Nurse Practitioner is for student and practicing NPs alike. Written by Nachole Johnson, MSN, FNP-BC, this book is easy to read and organized to help you learn information you need to know in a quick, efficient and fun manner. Illustrations are also included to cement information. Use this book as a reference when you are in school and as a refresher while you are a practicing NP. Pharmacology Mnemonics for the Family Nurse Practitioner covers common pharmacological abbreviations, medication classifications, medication antidotes and more!

Family Nurse Practitioner Exam Secrets Study Guide

NP Test Review for the Nurse Practitioner Exam

Author: Mometrix Media LLC.,NP Exam Secrets Test Prep Team

Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc

ISBN: 9781610723015

Category: Medical

Page: 351

View: 3693

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Family Nurse Practitioner Exam Secrets helps you ace the Nurse Practitioner Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Family Nurse Practitioner Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Family Nurse Practitioner Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Nurse Practitioner Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Medical review including: Nervous System, Circulatory System, Signs and Symptoms, Major Hormones, Respiratory System, Cardiac Review, Breathing Sounds, Proper Medication, Maternal Responses, Psychological Processes, Blood and Urine Values, Developmental Milestones, Organ Functions, Burn and Wound Care, Disease Relativity, Pathological Conditions, Basic Tissues, Microbiology, Dermatology Review, Eye, Ear, and Mouth Review; A comprehensive Pharmacology review including: Cholinomimetrics, Anticholinergics, Adrenegic Agonists, Adrenergic Antagonists, Centrally Acting Agents, Direct Acting Relaxants, Neuromuscular Junction Blockers, Other Muscle Relaxants, Local Anesthetics, General Anesthetics, and much more...

Visual Mnemonics for Microbiology and Immunology

Author: Laurie L. Marbas,John W. Pelley

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780632045877

Category: Science

Page: 171

View: 3937

Visual Mnemonics for Microbiology and Immunology uses carton drawings that make material easier to learn with tremendous recall months later. Laurie Marbas, a third year medical student at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, developed this series using "concept diagramming" to shorten her study time and help her recall the facts. Classmates using these drawings reported improved test scores. Students suggested she published her drawings to help other students. Each page is formatted with plenty of space for notes and reminders, and some students color the organisms for better recall. Visual Mnemonics for Microbiology and Immunology includes sections on parasitology, bacteriology, mycology, virology, and immunology. Perfect for medical students -- physician assistants, nurse practitioners and related health professionals will also find Visual Mnemonics valuable.

Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review

Author: JoAnn Zerwekh

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323428134

Category: Medical

Page: 368

View: 8147

Ensure that you’re thoroughly prepared for the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) certification exam with more than 1,500 questions! Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review, 3rd Edition reflects the latest evidence-based clinical practice and national treatment guidelines and protocols. This comprehensive resource features more than 1,500 high-quality multiple-choice questions with detailed rationales for correct answers. Questions related to patient safety are highlighted with a QSEN safety icon to highlight the graduate-level safety competency of the Quality & Safety Education for Nurses initiative. It also includes a companion Evolve website with virtually unlimited, randomly generated practice exams that match the length and question distribution of the actual AANP and ANCC FNP certification exams. More than 1,500 multiple-choice questions with by detailed rationales help students understand the reasoning behind each answer. Division of clinical chapters into Physical Examination and Diagnostic Tests, Disorders, and Pharmacology makes it easy for students to locate specific information within each system. Chapters on Research and Theory and Professional Issues provide information on professional competencies important to the FNP role. Multiple-choice questions that mirror FNP certification exam formats give you realistic exam practice. NEW! Updated questions throughout review the latest evidence-based clinical practice and national treatment guidelines and protocols to prepare students for the AANP and ANCC FNP certification exams and clinical practice. NEW! Questions emphasizing patient safety are highlighted to reinforce the graduate-level safety competency of the Quality & Safety Education for Nurses initiative.

Visual Mnemonics for Pharmacology

Author: Laurie L. Marbas,John W. Pelley

Publisher: Blackwell Science Incorporated

ISBN: 9780632045853

Category: Medical

Page: 113

View: 6794

Visual Mnemonics for Pharmacology offers cartoon drawings plus high yield review content - just the book you need! "Concept diagramming" links basic science ideas with memorable visual aids. Each drawing captures a great deal of information. Formatted with plenty of space for notes and reminders, the illustrations can be colored to further enhance memory. Laurie Marbas, a third year medical student at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center created this series to learn the concepts. Many of her classmates also used these drawings and reported improved test scores. Perfect for medical students -- physician assistants, nurse practitioners and related health professionals will also find Visual Mnemonics valuable.

NP School and Beyond

Tips for the Student Nurse Practitioner

Author: Nachole Johnson

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781539427001

Category:

Page: 92

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Are you a Nurse Practitioner in the making? Read this book to find out!Nursing is a noble calling, but the opportunities and options available can be confusing. One of the most lucrative and challenging professions are the various specialties within the Nurse Practitioner field. Did you know that the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts a 31% growth rate for the profession? Have you heard that the U.S. News and World Report ranks Nurse Practitioner as one of the top ten best jobs in America, and it's #5 in healthcare jobs? If you are already a nurse, but you want a more crucial role in patient care, could training as a Nurse Practitioner be your best decision? If so, what specialty would be your best choice?By reading NP School and Beyond: Tips For The Student Nurse Practitioner you will learn:* The eight most widely recognized NP specialties and what they do* If you're ready to take the next step by applying for NP school* How your previous experiences can guide your specialty choice* How your specialty choice can limit opportunities within your local area* The differences between school programs and degrees* What to do if you are not accepted to school on your first attempt* How to balance priorities while pursuing your NP schooling, board certification, and licensure* Valuable study tips to help you learn more in less time* How to prepare for the certification exam even before completing school* How to land that first NP job* Career advancement after school and gaining prescriptive authority* Credentials that support your status as a Nurse PractitionerThe Nurse Practitioner profession is exploding with new opportunities within medical treatment facilities, clinics, and private practice. It isn't the only door open for highly skilled nursing professionals, but it is one of the most financially and personally rewarding. The requirements are set deliberately high, but this may be the best way you can invest in your career.

Visual Mnemonics for Physiology and Related Anatomy

Author: Laurie L. Marbas,Erin Case

Publisher: Blackwell Publishing

ISBN: 9781405103275

Category: Science

Page: 314

View: 6509

Visual Mnemonics for Physiology and Related Anatomy (VMS) uses cartoon drawings that make the material easier to learn with tremendous recall months later. Whether you need a fast Physiology review for your course or USMLE Step 1, Visual Mnemonics for Physiology and Related Anatomy is the fun way to study. Perfect for medical students -- physician assistants, nurse practitioners and related health professionals will also find Visual Mnemonics valuable.

Clinical Pathophysiology Made Ridiculously Simple

Author: Aaron Berkowitz

Publisher: Medmaster

ISBN: 9780940780804

Category: Medical

Page: 193

View: 9767

Provides a conceptual overview of pathophysiology and mechanisms of disease, designed to ease the transition from the basic sciences to the clinical years. This book will be a phenomenal learning tool for students in the second and third years of medical school and during USMLE Step 1 preparation, but will also be very helpful to nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care professonals seeking to learn or review the physiological mechanisms of diseases, their diagnosis, and their management. The accompanied CD, Differential Diagnosis, allows one to select a symptom, sign, or lab finding and see all of the many diseases that could cause it, classified by pathophysiological mechanism. By teaching basic medical science and clinical reasoning hand-in-hand in a simple, light, and highly accessible writing style, this book provides an integrated and easy-to-understand approach to learning the science of medicine.

Mnemonics and Study Tips for Medical Students, Third Edition

Author: Khalid Khan

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 131535232X

Category: Medical

Page: 224

View: 8333

This fun, pocket-sized and practical guide is jam-packed with helpful tips on how to remember those all-important medical facts crucial to exam success and invaluable throughout the medical career. New to this edition are 35 additional mnemonics, more information on prescribing, a section on the use of 'smart drugs' when studying, additional SWOT boxes and an improved interior layout with more colour for added clarity. The third edition remains an essential read for every medical student.

Memorizing Pharmacology: A Relaxed Approach

Author: Tony Guerra

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1329898443

Category: Science

Page: 240

View: 9844

"As a working parent of 4yearold triplet daughters, I understand time management presents one of the greatest barriers to my pharmacology students' success. Many students feel that cold sense of overwhelm and information overload. This easytoread guide organizes pharmacology into manageable, logical steps you can fit in short pockets of time. The proven system helps you memorize medications quickly and form immediate connections. With mnemonics from students and instructors, you'll see how both sides approach learning. After you've finished the 200 Top Drugs in this book, reading pharmacology exam questions will seem like reading plain English. You'll have a new understanding of pharmacology to do better in class, clinical and your board exam. You'll feel the confidence you'd hoped for as a future health professional. For patients and caregivers, this book provides a means to memorize medications to quickly and articulately communicate with your health providers." --from the back cover.

Mnemonics for Medical Undergraduates

Author: Shahed Yousaf

Publisher: PasTest Ltd

ISBN: 9781904627883

Category: Medicine

Page: 273

View: 7134

Provides a comprehensive collection of mnemonics covering various aspects of the undergraduate syllabus. The mnemonics cover all aspects of medicine including conditions, medications, clinical chemistry and haematology.

First Aid for the USMLE Step 1

2007

Author: Vikas Bhushan,Tao Le

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071545131

Category: Medical

Page: 560

View: 6158

The #1 Review for the USMLE Step 1 - written by students who aced the boards! 900+ must-know facts and mnemonics organized by organ systems and general principles 24 pages of color photos like those on the exam 100+ clinical vignettes Brand new Pathology chapter and totally revised Behavioral Science chapter The famous “First Aid Ratings” - 300+ medical test prep resources rated by students Updated exam preparation guide with advice from Step 1 veterans Strategies that maximize your study time and deliver the results you want

Visual Mnemonics for Biochemistry

Author: Laurie L. Marbas,Erin Case

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9781405103589

Category: Medical

Page: 161

View: 7003

The Visual Mnemonics Series will: - Improve along-and short-term memory of content- Shorten study time, increasing efficiency- Provide high-yield content with cartoon drawings

Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive Review, Third Edition

Fast Facts and Practice Questions

Author: Maria T. Codina Leik, MSN, ARNP, FNP-C, AGPCNP-BC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826134289

Category: Medical

Page: 800

View: 2531

Print version of the book includes free access to the app (web, iOS, and Android), which offers interactive Q&A review plus the entire text of the print book! Please note the app is included with print purchase only. Doody’s Medical Review: 100 Points; 5 Stars (First Edition) The third edition of this highly acclaimed review continues to promote efficient, time-saving study by synthesizing the complex knowledge needed to pass the exam into a concise, well-organized format. It is updated with key information about the new ANCC and AANPCB certification exams, including new test format questions featuring photos of skin and eye conditions and EKGs, and more challenging drag and-drop and multiple-choice questions. Also new to the third edition is more detailed information about nonclinical topics on the exam, including research, ethics, medico-legal issues, advanced practice law, health practices of major cultures, and reimbursement guidelines. One hundred new review questions throughout the book and on the practice exam—including answer key and rationale—increase the total number of questions to more than 700. Designed to help FNP students boost their confidence through intensive review and high-quality questions, the third edition features succinct, precisely targeted “need-to-know” details of diseases commonly seen in primary care. It covers the entire life span from pediatrics through geriatrics, and offers extensive test-taking techniques and question dissection and analysis sections that provide strategies for identifying the best clues during the problem-solving process. Organized by body system, sections are consistently formatted and encompass Danger Signals, Normal Findings, Lab Findings, Benign Variants, and individual Disease Review topics for each system. Additional outstanding features include Exam Tips and Clinical Pearls that help to focus system study on key information. NEW TO THE THIRD EDITION Updated information reflecting the new FNP certification exam New test format questions used by the AANC, including photos of skin and eye conditions, EKGs, and more complex drag-and-drop and multiple-choice questions 100 new in-depth review questions for a total of more than 700 Differential Diagnosis in table format Additional information about nonclinical topics including culture, spirituality, and health practices; evidence-based medicine; and more KEY FEATURES Provides a succinct, precisely targeted review of diseases commonly seen in primary care Delineates strategic “question dissection techniques” for study success developed by the author Includes Exam Tips and Clinical Pearls to help prioritize and interpret test content Outlines Normal Findings and Benign Variants in physical assessment of each body system Offers intensive pharmacology review

The Cranial Nerves

Author: Dominique Doyon,Kathlyn Marsot-Dupuch,Jean-Paul Francke

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9781929007547

Category: Medical

Page: 255

View: 8720

Beginning with a useful review of cranial nerve basics, this new atlas includes 204 detailed, original photos and illustrations of cranial nerve structures as well as 12 Netter illustrations. Expert discussions of anatomy, physiology, and pathology support each image. The text also presents a complete glossary of cranial nerves, using international and former nomenclature.

Nurse Practitioner Certification Examination and Practice Preparation

Author: Margaret A. Fitzgerald

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780803660427

Category: Medical

Page: 544

View: 3239

Start preparing for your future - today! The new edition of this award-winning text, written by renowned NP educator and certification preparation expert Dr. Margaret Fitzgerald. A must read for anyone taking the NP certification exam. Develop critical thinking and test-taking skills for the exam and the firm knowledge-base needed for both the exam and practice. The 5th edition delivers the latest guidelines, recommendations, diagnostic and treatment protocols, and procedures -everything critical to passing the NP boards. More than 2,300 prep questions, available online and in text to reinforce learning and practice test-taking skills.