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cover image - Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment in LPN/LVN Nursing - Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource,1st Edition
ISBN: 9780323779180
Copyright: 2023
Publication Date: 03-21-2022
Page Count: 240
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $31.99

Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment in LPN/LVN Nursing - Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource, 1st Edition

by Linda A. LaCharity, PhD, RN, Candice K. Kumagai, MSN, RN and Shirley M. Hosler, RN, BSN, MSN

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment in LPN/LVN Nursing - Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource,1st Edition
ISBN: 9780323779180
Copyright: 2023
Publication Date: 03-21-2022
Page Count: 240
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $31.99
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Build the skills needed to apply prioritization, delegation, and assignment concepts to nursing practice! Providing a solid foundation in coordinated care, Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment in LPN/LVN Nursing uses practical exercises to prepare you for the Next-Generation NCLEX-PN® (NGN) examination and to boost your job readiness. It helps you develop clinical judgment skills by guiding you through patient care scenarios progressing from common to complex. NGN-style questions are included in the book, and the Evolve website allows you to answer all of the book’s questions in interactive Study or Exam mode. Written by a team of noted educators led by Linda A. LaCharity, this text helps LPNs and LVNs apply decision-making concepts in many different settings.

    • UNIQUE! Three-part organization first establishes foundational knowledge and then provides exercises with health scenarios of increasing difficulty to help you build confidence in your prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment skills.
    • Evidence-based guidelines and treatment protocols reflect the latest research studies and best practices.
    • Variety of question types and case studies prepare you for the Next-Generation NCLEX-PN® exam’s new question formats and new focus on critical thinking.
    • Practice quizzes on the Evolve website include all of the book’s questions and allow you to create a virtually unlimited number of practice sessions or tests in Study Mode or Exam Mode.
    • Focus on coordinated care addresses the NCLEX-PN’s heavy emphasis on prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment.

    Guidelines for Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment Decisions


    1. Pain

    2. Cancer

    3. Immunologic Problems

    4. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance Problems

    5. Safety and Infection Control

    6. Respiratory Problems

    7. Cardiovascular Problems

    8. Hematologic Problems

    9. Neurologic Problems

    10. Visual and Auditory Problems

    11. Musculoskeletal Problems

    12. Gastrointestinal and Nutritional Problems

    13. Diabetes Mellitus

    14. Other Endocrine Problems

    15. Integumentary Problems

    16. Renal and Urinary Problems

    17. Reproductive Problems

    18. Problems in Pregnancy and Childbearing

    19. Pediatric Problems

    20. Pharmacology

    21. Emergencies and Disasters

    22. Psychiatric-Mental Health Problems


    Case Study 1 - Chest Pressure, Indigestion, and Nausea

    Case Study 2 - Dyspnea and Shortness of Breath

    Case Study 3 - Multiple Clients on a Medical-Surgical Unit

    Case Study 4 - Shortness of Breath, Edema, and Decreased Urine Output

    Case Study 5 - Diabetic Ketoacidosis

    Case Study 6 - Home Health

    Case Study 7 - Spinal Cord Injury

    Case Study 8 - Multiple Patients with Adrenal Gland Disorders

    Case Study 9 - Multiple Clients with Gastrointestinal Problems

    Case Study 10 - Multiple Patients with Pain

    Case Study 11- Multiple Clients with Cancer

    Case Study 12 - Gastrointestinal Bleeding

    Case Study 13 - Head and Leg Trauma and Shock

    Case Study 14 - Septic Shock

    Case Study 15 - Heart Failure

    Case Study 16 - Multiple Patients with Peripheral Vascular Disease

    Case Study 17 - Respiratory Difficulty After Surgery

    Case Study 18 - Long-Term Care

    Case Study 19 - Pediatric Clients in Clinic and Acute Care Setting

    Case Study 20 - Multiple Patients with Mental Health Disorders

    Case Study 21 - Childbearing

  • Linda A. LaCharity, PhD, RN, Formerly, Accelerated Program Director and Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, Candice K. Kumagai, MSN, RN, Formerly, Instructor in Clinical Nursing, School of Nursing, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas and Shirley M. Hosler, RN, BSN, MSN, Adjunct Faculty, Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, New Mexico
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