Nursing Reference Materials

Calculate with Confidence: Canadian Edition

Calculate with Confidence: Canadian Edition

Practical Nursing - NURS 1005 - Pharmacology 1

Access to Practical Nursing - NURS 2105 - Pharmacology A

CAD $98.00
Condition: New
ISBN/SKU: 
9781927406625

Davis's Canadian Drug Guide for Nurses

Davis's Canadian Drug Guide for Nurses

Nursing (BScN) - NURS 1160 - Nursing Pharmacotherapeutics 1

Practical Nursing - NURS 1005 - Pharmacology 1

Access to Practical Nursing - NURS 2105 - Pharmacology A

 

CAD $78.25
ISBN/SKU: 
9780803657069
Publication Date: 
2016-05-24
Author: 
Publisher: 
Publisher: 
F. A. Davis Company

301 Careers in Nursing

301 Careers in Nursing

Written for nurses of all education and experience levels, 301 Careers in Nursing highlights the exceptional array of diverse opportunities available to those interested in a career in nursing. Each of the carefully selected and researched careers described in this book embraces the core dimensions of nursing: caring, competence, and commitment to excellence in caring for others at all stages of life. If you are considering a career in nursing, if you know someone who is considering a career in nursing, if you are a guidance counselor, or if you are already a nurse but considering a change, you will benefit from this resource to the most prominent careers in nursing today.

 

This edition features 100 additional career options, with an emphasis on those available to the growing number of advanced practice nurses. Also new to this edition are 25 interviews from nurses practicing in a multitude of areas. These snapshots give you an inside look at opportunities in academia and practice settings that might be unfamiliar.

 

Each career entry includes:

 
    • Career description
 
    • Educational requirements
 
    • Core competencies and skills
 
  • Related websites and professional organizations
CAD $64.75
Condition: New
ISBN/SKU: 
9780826133069

BARRON'S NCLEX-RN FLASH CARDS

BARRON'S NCLEX-RN FLASH CARDS
This brand-new set of more 408flash cards will help nursing students succeed on the National Council Licensure Examination, which certifies them as registered nurses. The cards are divided into two categories: 300 cards identify medications and their uses; and 100 cards present questions typical of those found on recent NCLEX-RN exams. Each medication card names a medication on the front and lists its uses, how it is administered, and its side effects on the back. The 100 test question cards present answers on their reverse side and cover topics that include safe care and environment, safety and infection control, health promotion and maintenance, and other subjects that nursing students will encounter when they take the exam. Each card has a small punch hole in one corner that accommodates an enclosed metal ring students can use to select and rearranged cards to fit their study needs.
CAD $19.20
ISBN/SKU: 
9781438070858
Publication Date: 
2011-05-01
Publisher: 
Barron's Educational Series

Bates' Pocket Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking

Bates' Pocket Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking

Access physical assessment techniques in a flash--anytime, anywhere!

This concise and trusted reference provides authoritative guidance on how to perform the patient interview, physical examination, and other core assessments as well as how to apply clinical reasoning and use shared decision-making in a quick-reference format--all based on a firm understanding of clinical evidence.

Bates' Pocket Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking includes illustrated, step-by-step techniques that outline the correct performance of the physical examination in an easy-to-follow two-column format featuring examination techniques on the left and abnormalities (clearly indicated in red) with differential diagnoses on the right. This highly regarded pocket guide also covers special stages in the life cycle--infancy through adolescence, pregnancy, and aging.

New to the eighth edition:

  • Text boxes help readers quickly find important summaries of clinical conditions and other relevant information.
  • Many new and updated photographs and illustrations support the text, and figures are now numbered for easy identification and reference.
  • Rewritten chapter on evaluating clinical evidence clarifies key concepts to ensure student understanding.
  • Revised and expanded chapter on the skin, hair, and nails includes new dermatology photographs and provides the framework for assessing common lesions and abnormalities.
  • Updated behavior and mental status chapter now references DSM-5.
  • Significantly revised information on obesity and nutrition counseling; cardiovascular risk factor screening and new clinical guidelines; new screening guidelines for breast cancer, colon cancer, Papanicolau smears, and stroke risk factors; current information on STIs; new geriatric assessment tools; and much more provide essential clinical updates.
  • New life-cycle content includes an increased emphasis on cardiovascular health promotion and child development; updated pregnancy topics such as weight gain, substance abuse, and intimate partner violence; and new information on the older adult, including frailty, immunizations, cancer screening, cognitive decline and dementia screening, and a new algorithm for falls prevention.
CAD $100.00
Condition: New
ISBN/SKU: 
9781496338488
Publication Date: 
2016-10-20
Author: 
Publisher: 
Publisher: 
LWW

Davis's Q&A Review for NCLEX-RN

Davis's Q&A Review for NCLEX-RN

The best NCLEX-prep on the market--12,750 questions! Purchase a new copy of Davis's Q&A Review for the NCLEX-RN(R) Examination, 2nd Editionand receive FREE access to Davis Edge NCLEX-RN(R), the online Q&A program. No other single NCLEX product offers this much value.

Awesome NCLEX(R) Review Book! -I have purchased a lot of NCLEX Review Books, but this book by far has the most challenging questions. If you can work through this book, answer the questions, and read the rationales, you should have no problem passing NCLEX.-

Definitely recommend this to pass your NCLEX(R)! -I purchased this book at the insistence of my block 4 instructor. I only used this book as preparation for my NCLEX. I passed it after only 76 questions. This book has higher level questions that require more advanced nursing school knowledge. A must for nursing school and NCLEX!!!!-

-I searched high and low...for a program containing well-written, challenging NCLEX practice questions with rationales, and the capability to measure your own personal progress. Nothing I have found comes close to...Davis Edge.---Amy Weber, Montgomery County Community Colleg

-Preparation for the NCLEX from the very beginning of nursing school.---Alena Matti-Thomas, VEEB

-Davis Edge was very user friendly and helped me successfully pass the NCLEX.---Ashley Benton, Porter and Chester Institute

Ohman is superb. -I found FA Davis NCLEX materials superior and accurate. One summer I used [Davis's Q&A Review for NCLEX-RN by Kathy Ohman] to augment two courses that included ATI content assessments. All students participating in the review scored level 3 (highest) after using Davis's Q&A Review for NCLEX-RN. The students were engaged and learned effective techniques.-
- Susan McCormick, instructor at Sam Houston State University

Davis's Q&A Review for the NCLEX-RN(R) Examination, 2nd Edition and Davis Edge NCLEX-RN(R) work together to put you on the road to exam success based on the latest test plan. You'll have 12,750 questions in all--2,750 in the book and 10,000 at DavisEdge.com, the online Q&A program that creates quizzes based on your personal strengths and weaknesses and tracks your progress every step of the way. It's just like taking the actual exam!

Comprehensive rationales for both correct and incorrect answer options provide on-the-spot remediation and in-depth understanding of the logic behind each question. Test-taking tips show you how to analyze questions and reduce test-taking anxieties. And, 25% of the questions are alternate format, including SATA (select all that apply) prepare you for these difficult questions..

Davis's Q&A Review for the NCLEX-RN(R) Examination, 2nd Edition

Davis's Q&A Review for the NCLEX-RN(R) gives you an overview of the latest test plan and outlines the test-taking strategies you need to prepare for the exam. Practice questions guide you through all of the content covered on the NCLEX, while two comprehensive exams test your mastery of all subject areas covered on the NCLEX exam.

Davis Edge NCLEX-RN(R)

www.DavisEdge.com

 Your FREE, 1-year subscription to Davis Edge-RN(R)gives you access to the online program that builds knowledge while developing the critical-thinking, analytical, and decision-making skills essential to NCLEX success.

Rationales for correct and incorrect answers Comprehensive Exam Builder that simulates the NCLEX Assignment builder to create quizzes by client-needs category Immediate feedback to hone in on your strengths and weaknesses Its interactive, question-based format and responsive design provide the practice you need. With thousands of questions at your fingertips, NCLEX success is in the palm of your hands.

CAD $95.25
ISBN/SKU: 
9780803640795
Publication Date: 
2017-01-22
Author: 
Publisher: 
Publisher: 
F. A. Davis Company

Fundamentals of Nursing Made Incredibly Easy

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Dazed and confused by Nursing Fundamentals class? Problem solved: Fundamentals of Nursing Made Incredibly Easy! makes it easy to learn the basics of nursing science, concepts and skills. Enjoy the light-hearted, real-life examples, and simple definitions of this popular book, packed with easy-to-follow instructions. You'll quickly grasp the basics of nursing science and on-the-job skills and gain the confidence you need to succeed.

This essential, one-of-a-kind reference makes learning the fundamentals of nursing incredibly easy with . . . .

- NEW Info on social media and nursing
- NEW Info on current practice in wound care
- NEW Info on Healthy People 2020 health improvement program
- NEW Nutrition content updated to include MyPlate.gov healthy eating guidelines
- NEW Most current American Nursing Association practice standards
- Numerous care plan examples, including common nursing diagnoses, appropriate patient outcomes, and basis for each recommended treatment
- Three easy sections:
o Foundational Concepts - Overview of nursing; basics of health and illness; ethical and legal considerations; the nursing process
o General Nursing Skills - Communication; health assessment; taking vital signs; asepsis and infection control; medication basics; medication administration; IV therapy
o Physiologic Needs - Oxygenation; patient self-care and hygiene; mobility, activity, and exercise; skin integrity and wound healing; comfort, rest, and sleep; pain management; nutrition; urinary elimination; bowel elimination
- Fun drawings and cartoons make it simple to relate to skills and concepts
- Easy-to-read content offers simple definitions of technical medical terms
- Great refresher for new nursing grads and experienced nurses looking to renew their basic skills
- Illustrated features in each chapter include:
o Memory joggers - Simple tricks for remembering key info
o Teacher's lounge - Patient-teaching tips on procedures, equipment and home care
o Ages and stages - Identifies issues and procedures where patient's age impacts nursing care
o Just the facts - Brief outline of content at the start of every chapter
o Quick Quiz - NCLEX practice questions at end of every chapter
o Stay on the ball - Possible dangers, risks, complications, contraindications and safety measures
o Take note! - Tips on how to document patient info
CAD $68.50
ISBN/SKU: 
9781451194241
Publication Date: 
2015-02-04
Publisher: 
Publisher: 
LWW

HESI Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination

HESI Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination

Prepare for success on your HESI exit exam and the NCLEX-PN?! Updated with the latest test plan and written in an easy-to-read outline format, HESI Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-PN? Examination, 5th Edition breaks down chapters by clinical areas and topics emphasized on the exam. Rationales are provided for incorrect answers to help you address any areas of weakness. The companion Evolve website offers 550 practice questions, giving you valuable practice in the same electronic testing format you will experience on your nursing school exit exam and on the NCLEX-PN exam.

CAD $106.50
Condition: New
ISBN/SKU: 
9780323429337
Publication Date: 
2017-05-02
Author: 
Publisher: 
Publisher: 
Elsevier

Lippincott Q&A Review for NCLEX-RN (Lippioncott's Review for Nclex-Rn)

Lippincott Q&A Review for NCLEX-RN (Lippioncott's Review for Nclex-Rn)

Lippincott Q&A Review for NCLEX-RN, 12th edition is designed to help pre-licensure nursing students prepare to take the licensing examination. Students and faculty also use the book is as a study guide and practice tests for preparing for faculty-made examinations. Because the questions found in the book are also available in PassPoint, the products used together act as an ongoing assessment tool to monitor progress throughout the nursing curriculum.

The book is designed to support the four major content areas in pre-licensure programs: obstetrics, pediatrics, medical-surgical, and mental health nursing. Within each of the four sections, chapters are organized around common health problems. When studying, students can select examinations that parallel the content in a particular course in a variety of curricula. PassPoint offers the same flexibility for review and study. The textbook also includes six comprehensive examinations to provide students a realistic example of the NCLEX-RN test, in which test items are randomized by subject area and difficulty.

This consistently bestselling NCLEX-RN review book features more than 6,000 high-level questions that prompt active learning and higher-order thinking. The questions support the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) 2016 RN test plan and are written in the style used on the licensing examination. Other features include the use of all the types of alternate-format questions found on the licensing examination, detailed rationale for both correct and incorrect answers, information about the NCLEX-RN, study tips, and a "Content Mastery and Test-Taking Self Analysis" grid by which students can chart their own progress and modify study plans as needed. The accompanying site on thePoint provides an opportunity for students to practice taking computer-generated exams as well as taking "audio" questions that require students to listen to audio files to answer.

CAD $66.50
ISBN/SKU: 
9781469886619
Publication Date: 
2016-04-12
Author: 
Publisher: 
Publisher: 
LWW

Mosby's Canadian Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests

Mosby's Canadian Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests

Description

The very first resource of its kind, written exclusively for Canada, Mosby’s Canadian Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests provides clear, concise coverage of more than 700 of the most commonly performed tests, with Canadian lab values, SI units, Canadian cultural considerations, and more unique Canadian content. Its many user-friendly features include an easy-to-understand writing style, full-colour illustrations, and a logical organization. Each test entry is presented in a consistent format to provide quick access to information on specimen collection, normal findings, indications, test explanation, procedure and patient care, and test results and clinical significance, as well as any applicable contraindications, potential complications, interfering factors, and related tests.

Key Features

    • UNIQUE! Test Results and Clinical Significance sections explain pathophysiology and how test results may indicate certain disease processes.

  • Critical values are emphasized to alert you to situations requiring immediate intervention.

CAD $69.20
ISBN/SKU: 
9781926648644
Publication Date: 
2013-02-10
Publisher: 
Publisher: 
Not Avail

Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions

Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions

Make sense of the complex world of health care with Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions, 10th Edition! This one-stop reference includes detailed entries that help you communicate more effectively with colleagues in various disciplines. With over 56,000 definitions, 2,450 photographs and line drawings, and supporting reference appendixes and atlases, it is an indispensable reference for students and professionals alike.

CAD $73.00
Condition: New
ISBN/SKU: 
9780323222051
Publication Date: 
2016-05-15
Author: 
Publisher: 
Publisher: 
Elsevier

Mosby's Guide to Nursing Diagnosis

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Updated and easy-to-use, Mosby's Guide to Nursing Diagnosis, 5th Edition is ideal for use in clinicals, in class, and at the bedside! This pocket-sized reference book is a condensed version Ackley's Nursing Diagnosis Handbook, 11th Edition that helps you diagnose and formulate care plans with confidence and ease. It includes the 2015-17 NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses based on more than 1,300 specific symptoms and a step-by-step guide to creating care plans, featuring desired outcomes, interventions, and patient teaching. Plus, alphabetic thumb tabs allow for quick and easy access to specific symptoms and nursing diagnoses.

CAD $76.50
ISBN/SKU: 
9780323390200
Publication Date: 
2016-04-27
Publisher: 
Publisher: 
Mosby

Mosby's PDQ for RN

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Find essential nursing information at a glance! Mosby's PDQ for RN: Practical, Detailed, Quick, 4th Edition is an easy-to-use, pocket-sized guide to important facts, formulas, and procedures used in the clinical setting. It offers quick access to details you need but don't usually memorize, such as signs and symptoms, medications, conversions, abbreviations, and normal/abnormal ranges for lab tests. Durable pages and spiral binding can withstand the wear and tear of daily use on the job. When in doubt, check this handy reference!

CAD $36.00
ISBN/SKU: 
9780323400282
Publication Date: 
2016-02-02
Author: 
Publisher: 
Publisher: 
Mosby

Mosby's Review Cards for the NCLEX-RN

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With more review cards than any other product on the market, you'll have the perfect tool for study groups or on-the-go review, and with a new chapter focusing on pharmacology, you'll be more prepared than ever before. This edition features over 1,200 questions with alternate item-format and integrated content questions organized by clinical area and body system. These cards contain several practice questions on the front, with answers, rationales for correct and incorrect options, cognitive levels, nursing process steps, and NCLEX test plan categories on the back. You'll also receive an overview of the latest NCLEX-RN test plan, and valuable test-taking tips.

CAD $47.90
ISBN/SKU: 
9780323057424
Publication Date: 
2010-02-26
Author: 
Publisher: 
Publisher: 
Mosby

NETTER'S ANATOMY FLASH CARDS (BOX)

NETTER'S ANATOMY FLASH CARDS (BOX)

Netter's Anatomy Flash Cards are the most convenient and portable way to review anatomy on the fly. This 4th Edition contains full-color illustrations from Netter's Atlas of Human Anatomy, 6th Edition paired with concise text identifying those structures and reviewing relevant anatomical information and clinical correlations. Online access at studentconsult lets you review anatomy from any computer, plus additional "bonus" cards and over 300 multiple-choice questions.

A perfect study aid and complement to Netter's Clinical Anatomy, 3rd Edition?concise text and the Netter/Atlas of Human Anatomy, 6th Edition.

Netter. It's how you know.

CAD $62.75
ISBN/SKU: 
9780323185950
Author: 
Publisher: 

Netter's Musculoskeletal Flash Cards

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Master the musculoskeletal anatomy and pathology you need to know! These 210 flash cards use outstanding illustrations created by, and in the style of, master medical illustrator Frank H. Netter, MD to help you test your knowledge of bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and joints.?Netter illustrations are supplemented with clinical, radiographic, and arthroscopic images depicting the most common musculoskeletal pathologies. A respected physician assistant-orthopaedist team ensures that all of the information on the cards is accurate and relevant to clinical practice, resulting in a highly effective tool for self study!

CAD $56.40
ISBN/SKU: 
9780323355407
Publication Date: 
2015-05-05
Author: 
Publisher: 
Publisher: 
Elsevier

Pharm Phlash Cards!: Pharmacology Flash Cards

Pharm Phlash Cards!: Pharmacology Flash Cards

A classroom-developed, student-tested system that increases pharmacology test scores...decreases and prevents medication errors in the clinical setting...improves NCLEX pharmacology scores...and expands understanding of pharmacological agents!

The 2nd Edition of these test-yourself review cards cover critical clinical information for nearly 400 of the top generic medications. And, you can count on them for accuracy, because each card is based on content from Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses(R).

 

"These cards not only give you the most important aspects of each med, but also provide you with nursing tips. These cards are great for new nursing students!" --Lauren Witkowsky, Student at Cape May Technical School

CAD $53.75
ISBN/SKU: 
9780803629943
Publication Date: 
2013-01-24
Author: 
Publisher: 
Publisher: 
F. A. Davis Company

Saunders Canadian Comprehensive Review For the NCLEX-RN

Saunders Canadian Comprehensive Review For the NCLEX-RN

 Description

Now there’s a Canadian edition of the book that is often called the ‘the best NCLEX® exam review book ever! Saunders Canadian Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination provides everything your students need to prepare for the NCLEX exam — complete content review and over 5,100 NCLEX examination-style questions in the book and online. This is the first edition to put the NCLEX-RN® exam in a Canadian context. An Evolve companion website includes instructor resources that make it easy to integrate this book into any course, along with detailed feedback and assessment for your students’ work. Don't make the mistake of assuming the quality of the questions is the same in all NCLEX exam review books, because only this book includes the kind of questions that consistently test the critical thinking skills necessary to pass today's NCLEX exam. Even better, all answers include detailed rationales to help students learn from their answer choices, as well as test-taking strategies with tips on how to best approach each question. Written by the most trusted name in NCLEX review, Linda Anne Silvestri, and featuring special resources to help Canadian students succeed, this is THE book of choice for NCLEX preparation. Read any customer review or ask your colleagues to see why there's nothing else like it!


Key Features

  • UNIQUE! Canadian appendices include resources for understanding NCLEX-RN® procedures, and the registration processes; a list of Canadian regulatory bodies and professional resources that guide competencies and standard-related nursing practice activities; Canadian resources by topic, providing Canadian NCLEX-RN writers with additional rationales for practice question answers; and Canadian reference resources.

  • Over 5,100 practice questions in the text and online offer ample testing practice.
  • Questions and content aligned with the latest NCLEX-RN exam reflect the increased level of difficulty and format changes in some areas.
  • UNIQUE! A detailed test-taking strategy and rationale is included for each question, offering clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option.
  • Question categories by cognitive level, client needs area, integrated process, and content area give students completely customizable exams or study sessions when using the Evolve companion website.
  • Inclusion of all alternate item format questions covers multiple response, prioritizing (ordered response), fill-in-the-blank, figure/illustration (hot spot), chart/exhibit, video, and audio questions to give students practice with mastering prioritizing, decision-making, and critical thinking skills.
  • UNIQUE! Canadian contributors highlight the differences in Canadian and American nursing practice, guiding Canadian nursing students around American language and terminology found in the NCLEX-RN.
  • Mnemonics are included as Pyramid Alerts where appropriate throughout the text.
  • Illustrations provide a consistent presentation of art throughout the text.
  • Completely updated chapter on vital signs and laboratory values include the latest lab values.
  • Alternate item format questions are highlighted with a special icon to easily find in the text.
  • UNIQUE! Priority Nursing Action boxes list actions for clinical emergent situations requiring immediate action, including a detailed rationale.
  • UNIQUE! Pyramid Alert! boxes spotlight important nursing concepts and procedures, and include tips and shortcuts for remembering key information.
  • UNIQUE! Priority concepts call-outs highlight specific concepts related to nursing practice.
  • 85-question comprehensive exam covers all content areas in the book in the same percentages that they are covered on the actual NCLEX-RN test plan.
  • Full-colour design offers a visually engaging learning experience.
  • Easy-to-use index lets students quickly locate questions for a given topic or body system.
  • Recent graduate’s perspective on guidance for the NCLEX-RN, nonacademic preparation, test-taking strategies, the CAT format, and the NCLEX-RN.
  • Automatic software updates on Evolve allow students to check for changes and content updates throughout the life of the edition.
  • UNIQUE! Audio review summaries on pharmacology, fluids and electrolytes, and acid-base balance are found on Evolve.
CAD $93.50
Condition: New
ISBN/SKU: 
9781771720601

Sparks & Taylor's Nursing Diagnosis Pocket Guide

Sparks & Taylor's Nursing Diagnosis Pocket Guide

Preceded by: Sparks and Taylor's nursing diagnosis pocket guide / Sheila Sparks Ralph, Cynthia M. Taylor. 2nd ed. c2014.

CAD $70.75
Condition: New
ISBN/SKU: 
9781496347855
Publication Date: 
2017-02-01
Author: 
Publisher: 
Publisher: 
Wolters Kluwer Heath

Stedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Profession

Stedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Profession

Practical Nursing - NURS 1005 - Pharmacology 1

Access to Practical Nursing - NURS 2105 - Pharmacology A

CAD $69.75
Condition: New
ISBN/SKU: 
9781608316953