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cover image - Developing Clinical Judgment for Professional Nursing Practice and NGN Readiness - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,2nd Edition
ISBN: 9780323936002
Copyright: 2025
Publication Date: 01-18-2024
Page Count: 752
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $41.99

Developing Clinical Judgment for Professional Nursing Practice and NGN Readiness - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 2nd Edition

by Donna D. Ignatavicius, MS, RN, CNE, CNEcl, ANEF, FAADN

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Developing Clinical Judgment for Professional Nursing Practice and NGN Readiness - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,2nd Edition
ISBN: 9780323936002
Copyright: 2025
Publication Date: 01-18-2024
Page Count: 752
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $41.99
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Choose this one-of-a-kind workbook to help students develop the clinical judgment skills needed to pass the Next-Generation NCLEX-RN® Exam (NGN) on their first try! Developing Clinical Judgment for Professional Nursing Practice and NGN Readiness, 2nd Edition provides practical thinking exercises and case studies to help students build clinical judgment skills and make safe clinical decisions. The workbook offers practice with all NGN item types, including the new "bowtie" items. And all core nursing content areas are covered, with chapters organized to guide students through the entire NGN test plan. Written by renowned nursing educators Donna D. Ignatavicius and Tami Little, this practical resource ensures that students are ready for the questions they will see on the NGN and ready to apply clinical judgment skills in RN practice.

    • Strong emphasis on clinical judgment cognitive skills helps prepare students for the Next-Generation NCLEX® Examination (NGN) through practical thinking exercises in which students apply the six cognitive skills delineated in the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) Clinical Judgment Measurement Model (CJMM) to realistic case studies.
    • NEW! Completely new organization by core content areas divides the book into these parts: medical-surgical, psychiatric-mental health, pediatric, maternal-newborn, and critical care, while still retaining a chapter-level focus on clinical concepts.
    • NEW! Four new chapters and expanded content throughout address all 14 item types for the NGN with unfolding case studies and standalone thinking exercises.
    • NEW! Fully updated content also reflects the latest NCLEX-RN® test plan, the most current evidence-based practice, and the latest national and international guidelines.
    • NEW! Item types for the NGN include the new "bowtie" items, to fully prepare students for the types of questions they will encounter on the NGN.
    • NEW! All-new practice questions provide more robust preparation for the NGN.
    • NEW! Integration of pharmacology exercises into all core chapters replaces those in standalone pharmacology chapters), and all pharmacology questions are highlighted with a distinctive icon.
    • NEW! Medical record illustrations show client information for thinking exercises in most case studies.
    • Comprehensive collection of clinical reasoning exercises allows students to answer questions ranging from basic to more complex, each based on a challenging client situation.
    • Evolve website offers the opportunity to answer questions in an interactive format for a realistic test-taking experience, with automated scoring and remediation.
    • Questions organized into six parts address all core clinical areas, guiding students through the entire NGN test plan.
    • Answer key at the end of the book includes detailed rationales and references for each question, for self-remediation.
    • NEW! Completely new organization by core content areas divides the book into these parts: medical-surgical, psychiatric-mental health, pediatric, maternal-newborn, and critical care.
    • NEW! Four new chapters and expanded content throughout address all 14 item types for the Next-Generation NCLEX® Exam (NGN) with unfolding case studies and standalone thinking exercises.
    • NEW! Fully updated content also reflects the latest NCLEX-RN® test plan, the most current evidence-based practice, and the latest national and international guidelines.
    • NEW! Item types for the NGN include the new "bowtie" items, preparing you for the types of questions encountered on the NGN.
    • NEW! All-new practice questions provide more robust preparation for the NGN.
    • NEW! Integration of pharmacology exercises is provided in all core chapters, and all pharmacology questions are highlighted with a distinctive icon.
    • NEW! Medical record illustrations show client information for thinking exercises in case studies.
  • PART 1: Introduction to Clinical Judgment
    1. Clinical Judgment: Building on the Nursing Process
    2. Applying the NCSBN Clinical Judgment Action Model
    3. Introduction to the New NGN Item Types
    PART 2: Clinical Judgment for Adults with Medical-Surgical Health Client Conditions
    4. Client Conditions Affecting Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
    5. Client Conditions Affective Acid-Base Balance
    6. Client Conditions Affecting Perfusion
    7. Client Conditions Affecting Gas Exchange
    8. Client Conditions Affecting Mobility
    9. Client Conditions Affecting Glucose Regulation
    10. Client Conditions Affecting Elimination
    11. Client Conditions Affecting Cellular Regulation
    12. Client Conditions Affecting Tissue Integrity
    13. Client Conditions Affecting Nutrition
    14. Client Conditions Affecting Metabolism
    15. Client Conditions Affecting Sensory Perception
    16. Client Conditions Affecting Clotting
    17. Client Conditions Affecting Reproduction
    18. Client Conditions Resulting in Infection
    PART 3: Clinical Judgment for Clients with Mental Health Client Conditions
    19. Client Conditions Affecting Cognition
    20. Client Conditions Affecting Mood and Affect
    21. Client Conditions Resulting from Ineffective Coping
    22. Client Conditions Resulting in Psychoses
    PART 4: Clinical Judgment for Clients with Pediatric Health Client Conditions
    23. Client Conditions Affecting Perfusion
    24. Client Conditions Affecting Gas Exchange
    25. Client Conditions Affecting Nutrition
    26. Client Conditions Affecting Glucose Regulation
    PART 5: Clinical Judgment for Maternal-Newborn Clients
    27. Client Conditions Affecting Prenatal Care
    28. Client Conditions Affecting Intrapartum Care
    29. Client Conditions Affecting Postpartum Care
    30. Client Conditions Affecting Newborn Care
    PART 6: Clinical Judgment for Critically Ill Clients
    31. Client Conditions Affecting Perfusion
    32. Client Conditions Affecting Gas Exchange
    33. Client Conditions Resulting from Infection
    34. Client Conditions Resulting from Trauma
    Answer Key with Rationales for Thinking Exercises
    References
  • Donna D. Ignatavicius, MS, RN, CNE, CNEcl, ANEF, FAADN, Speaker and Curriculum Consultant for Academic Nursing Programs; Founder, Boot Camp for Nurse Educators; President, DI Associates, Inc. Littleton, Colorado,United States
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