The Gerontological Nurse Certification Review is an invaluable reference and certification test review guide for nurses preparing for RN Gerontological certification. Students studying gerontology, teachers preparing gerontology classes, and RNs working with older adults will also find this a practical and useful resource. The text presents information about preparing for the certification exam, a comprehensive compilation of content specific to gerontology, and a test bank of questions specifically developed for the RN. Why this is the only test review you need:.:.; Developed to address all aspects of ANCC exam.; Formatted for easy review and understanding of concepts.; Up-to-date and evidence-based.; 500 review questions to adequately prepare future gerontological nurses.; One of a kind--no other gerontological review books are currently available. ;chapter.
Intro Contents Foreword Preface Chapter 1 Information for Taking the Certification Exam Certification Exam Format Detailed Test Content Outline Total Number of Questions Total Time Obtaining the Application Eligibility to Take the Exam Scheduling the Test What to Bring on the Day of the Exam Time of Arrival During the Exam Receiving Test Results Receiving Certificate and Pin Hints for the Certification Exam Chapter 2 Question Dissection and Analysis Preparation Strategies Review Content of Frequent Conditions Experienced by Older Adults Strategies for Analyzing the Questions Clues to Memorizing Information Two Different Ideas in One Question Prioritizing Conclusion Chapter 3 The Aging Population Demographics Categories of Aging Ageism and Myths Among Nurses and Other Health Care Staff Cultural Sensitivity Theories of Nursing, Aging, Family, and Motivation Nursing Theories Aging Theories Family Theory Motivational Theory Communication With Older Adults Teaching-Learning Theories and Principles Gerontological Nursing Today Chapter 4 Assessment History and Physical Exam Considerations Health History Physical Assessment Normal Aging Changes Cardiovascular System Peripheral Vascular System Respiratory System Integumentary System Gastrointestinal System Urinary System Sexual/Reproductive System Sensory System Neurological System Chapter 5 Health Promotion Levels of Prevention Primary Prevention Secondary Prevention (Screening) Tertiary Prevention (Disease Management) Barriers to Health Promotion Among Older Adults Alcohol Use Smoking Nutrition and Hydration Exercise Sleep Adult Immunization Alternative and Complementary Health Care. Chapter 6 Environments of Care Safety and Security Issues Falls Use of Restraints Hypo- and Hyperthermia Relocation Transportation Territoriality and Personal Space Community-Based Services and Resources Residential Facilities Skilled Nursing Facilities Assisted Living Facilities Continuing Care Retirement Communities Homeless Elders Chapter 7 Spirituality and Death and Dying Principles of Effective End-of-Life Care Physical Dimension Psychological Dimension Social Dimension Spiritual Dimension Advanced Directives Hospice and Palliative Care Grieving Widowhood Chapter 8 Acute and Chronic Physical Illnesses Cardiac and Peripheral Vascular Problems Hypertension Congestive Heart Failure Angina and Myocardial Infarction Peripheral Vascular Disease Respiratory Problems Pneumonia Influenza Tuberculosis Obstructive Airway Disease Gastrointestinal Problems Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Hematological Problems Anemia Genitourinary Problems Urinary Tract Infections Sexually Transmitted Diseases Cancer Prostate Cancer Breast Cancer Musculoskeletal Problems Osteoarthritis and Degenerative Joint Disease Osteoporosis Metabolic and Endocrine Problems Diabetes Mellitus Immunologic Problems Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Neurological Problems Parkinson's Disease Cerebral Vascular Accident Decubitus Decubitus Ulcers Sensory Problems Common Eye Diseases Common Ear Disease: Presbycusis Chapter 9 Cognitive and Psychological Disorders Introduction Relationship of Depression and Suicidal Ideation Dementia Delirium Chapter 10 Medication Polypharmacy Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics Adverse Drug Reactions and Side Effects. Compliance Issues Chapter 11 Special Issues Pain Sexuality Elder Neglect and Abuse Chapter 12 Organizational and Health Policy Issues Advocacy for Older Adults Health Care Delivery Systems Reimbursement Older Americans Act Medicare and Medigap Medicare Managed Care, Prospective Payment Systems, and Other Medicare Systems Medicaid Long-Term Care Insurance Veteran's Benefits Chapter 13 Scope and Standards of Geriatric Nursing Practice Leadership and Management Quality Improvement Organizational Concepts Professional Development Legal and Ethical Issues Regulatory Guidelines Ethical Principles and Decision Making Research Evidence-Based Practice Posttest Index A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X-Y.
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