NCLEX RN EXCEL

NCLEX RN EXCEL Author Brenda Reap Thompson, MSN, RN, CNE
ISBN-10 0826106013
Release 2010-02-23
Pages 576
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NCLEX-RNÆ EXCEL-Learn to think like a nurse on the exam. NCLEX-RNÆ EXCEL contains the single most effective preparatory tool for success on the exam: the unfolding case study review. Based on the successful NCLEX-RN EXCEL methodology used in the Drexel University program, this is the only review book to utilize the unfolding case study approach to help you master test content. This approach promotes interactive learning through case vignettes and simulation environments, providing a clear, conceptual basis for test content. The unfolding case studies closely mimic real-life situations in nursing, providing situational models that assist students to problem solve, actively engage, and use critical thinking techniques when taking the actual test. Unlike all competing books, this book helps you to contextualize the information you need to pass the test. This innovative methodology is more effective than just practice questions alone, and has resulted in exceedingly high success rates. Key features: A systematic review of content from the new client needs test plan and the updated 2010 test blueprint Skill development in assessment, planning, and evaluation of patient care Rapid Response Tips (RRT) to help master content quickly and easily Key knowledge required for the test built into engaging case vignettes Pharmacology and medication administration principles incorporated into each chapter Full explanations of test answers at the end of each chapter If you want to get past the drudgery of flashcards, endless practice questions, and test-taking tricks-if you want a deeper understanding of the test material-get NCLEX-RNÆ EXCEL.



NURSING The Ultimate Study Guide

NURSING  The Ultimate Study Guide Author Nadia R. Singh, BSN, RN
ISBN-10 9780826193377
Release 2011-11-17
Pages 280
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Not your typical study guide, this single resource contains all of the core information an undergraduate nursing student needs to know from the first day of nursing school through the NCLEX-RN. Written in a succinct, well-organized, easy-to-read format, the guide closely follows the standard nursing curriculum and is designed as a reference for every core nursing course. To maximize successful exam preparation, the text highlights in each chapter important material most likely to appear on the NCLEX-RN. Chapters are organized in a clear, consistent format with information presented in friendly conversational style. For every disease presented there is a definition, triggers, symptoms, and nursing care. Nursing students will no longer be burdened with the substantial cost of purchasing individual study guides for each topic, since all of the information needed to master core nursing curriculum is contained in this compact and pithy resource. Key Features: Provides a complete, compact study resource for daily use in clinical and class settings Designed to accompany students through all nursing school curricula and NCLEX-RN preparation Condenses 15 separate study guides into one succinct volume Includes separate chapters for all five core courses (Medical/Surgical, Fundamentals, Maternal/Child, Pediatrics, Psychiatric/Mental) Identifies important material likely to appear on course tests and the NCLEX-RN with the "TQ" (test question) designation appearing next to appropriate content. Organized logically according to standard nursing curriculum Includes a definition, triggers, symptoms, and nursing care for every disease presented



Medical surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy

Medical surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy Author
ISBN-10 1582555672
Release 2008
Pages 953
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Medical-Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!, Second Edition, is a practical, informative reference in the entertaining, award-winning Incredibly Easy! style. This thoroughly updated edition covers hundreds of disorders and includes new chapters on end-of-life care and obesity, plus sixteen pages of full-color illustrations, sidebars on evidence-based practice pointers, and a patient resources appendix. Chapters feature key points summaries, light-hearted headings, and illustrations and are formatted to help readers find information easily. Quick-scan tables, flow charts, key terms, bullets, checklists, graphic logos, and cartoon characters highlight essential information. A bound-in CD-ROM contains over 300 NCLEX®-style questions, plus concept maps and other tools.



140 Must Know Meds

140 Must Know Meds Author Jon Haws
ISBN-10 1508528160
Release 2015-02-18
Pages 190
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Demolish NCLEX(r) Nursing Pharmacology!Pharmacology makes up 15% of the NCLEX(r) test plan. For many nurses medications and pharmacology can be a difficult subject. But not anymore! If you are ready to finally take your NCLEX(r) Pharmacology studies to the next level . . . this is the perfect book for you! With hundreds of pages of the most vital facts about the most tested medications this ebook for nursing students is a must have.Jon Haws RN CCRN from NRSNG.com takes the most commonly tested medications on the NCLEX and in Nursing Pharmacology courses and outlines the MUST know information and nursing considerations so that you can demolish the NCLEX(r) and ace your Pharm course!Over 300+ Pages Jammed PackedThis book essentially takes the guess work out of your studies and allows you to focus your valuable time on learning exactly what you NEED to know. Learn how to ACE the NCLEX(r) . . . Details nursing considerations in flash card format. The most important medications to learn. Obscure testable facts and nursing considerations for 140 medicaitons. Detailed outlines of some of the most common classes of meds. Stop Wasting Valuable TimeIt's all here! You have limited time to prepare for the NCLEX(r). Get more time by using this in depth guide of the only medications that you need to study to pass the NCLEX(r) with flying colors. We are dedicated to your success. In fact, this is the exact same list of questions that I used to pass the NCLEX(r) in 75 questions on my first try just two weeks after graduating nursing school. Cut Your Study Time in HalfOnce you know exactly what to study, you will save hours and hours of study time by cutting through the fluff and focusing your energy on exactly what you need to know. Included in the book is a FREE offer for a lab sheet that contains the 63 lab values you must know to be a great nurse!From NRSNG.com creators of Med of the Day Podcast and SIMCLEX.com the ONLY fully adaptive NCLEX(r) prep program!Scroll up to buy!NCLEX, NCLEX-RN, and NCLEX-PN are registered trademarks of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc. They hold no affiliation with this book or related products.



Med Surg Success

Med Surg Success Author Kathryn Cadenhead Colgrove
ISBN-10 9780803657816
Release 2016-08-15
Pages 801
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Assure your mastery of medical-surgical nursing knowledge while honing your critical thinking and test-taking skills. The 3rd Edition of this popular resource features over 2,300 questions (including 550 alternate-format questions) that reflect the latest advances in medical-surgical nursing and the latest NCLEX-RN® test plan. They organize the seemingly huge volume of information you must master into manageable sections divided by body systems and specific diseases



Medical Surgical Nursing Demystified Second Edition

Medical Surgical Nursing Demystified  Second Edition Author Mary Digiulio
ISBN-10 9780071771498
Release 2013-10-15
Pages 638
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This handbook on medical-surgical nursing includes detailed illustrations to show how each major body system works, clear learning objectives and key terms to keep you on track, coverage of pathophysiology, symptoms, diagnoses, treatment, and nursing intervention, and NCLEX-style practice questions at the end of each chapter.



Nursing Mnemonics 94 Memory Tricks to Demolish Nursing School

Nursing Mnemonics  94 Memory Tricks to Demolish Nursing School Author Jon Haws
ISBN-10 1511448644
Release 2015-03-26
Pages 122
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READY :: to Take Your Studies to the Next Level?Mnemonics are a proven way to increase the speed of learning and length of retention. This Mnemonic book for nurses and nursing students is packed full of 94 mnemonics with full descriptions and images to help you accelerate your learning. From best selling Amazon author Jon Haws RN CCRN and NRSNG.com | NursingStudentBooks.com this book is easy to use and organized to help you reach your goal of RN. Mnemonics + Images + Descriptions = Accelerated Learning!No more wasted time! Now is the time to take your NCLEX studies seriously with these easy to understand memory aids from NRSNG.com. This book makes a wonderful addition to your other nursing books or a great gift for a the beloved nursing student in your life. LEARN :: Exactly what you need to know!There is no fluff or waste in this book. With 94 well explained and illustrated mnemonics you will get exactly what you need to learn some of the most difficult concepts in nursing school! Mnemonic Categories Include: Med SurgOB/PedsPharmacologyMental HealthFundamentalsThis is truly the complete mnemonic guide available for nursing students.



NCLEX RN Practice Questions Exam Cram

NCLEX RN Practice Questions Exam Cram Author Wilda Rinehart
ISBN-10 9780133391848
Release 2013-06-05
Pages 512
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“You were so right when you said that we should be prepared to answer many management-type questions. I enthusiastically recommend your review to anyone preparing to take the NCLEX!” –Susan Hardy, R.N. Covers exactly what you need to know to score higher on your NCLEX-RN® exam. Includes more than 1340 sample test questions to help you determine whether you’re ready to take the actual exam. Our popular Cram Sheet tear card helps you remember key concepts and facts. Use our innovative Quick-Check Answer Key System™ to quickly find answers as you work your way through the questions. Score Higher on the NCLEX-RN® Exam! ¿ The book features 6 practice exams, giving you an effective tool to assess your readiness for the NCLEX-RN® exam. ¿ Written by Leading Experts!



Medical Surgical Nursing

Medical Surgical Nursing Author Donna D. Ignatavicius
ISBN-10 9780323392693
Release 2015-01-30
Pages 1744
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Using a unique collaborative care approach to adult health nursing, Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care, 8th Edition covers the essential knowledge you need to succeed at the RN level of practice. Easy-to-read content includes evidence-based treatment guidelines, an enhanced focus on QSEN competencies, and an emphasis on developing clinical judgment skills. This edition continues the book’s trendsetting tradition with increased LGBTQ content and a new Care of Transgender Patients chapter. Written by nursing education experts Donna Ignatavicius and M. Linda Workman, this bestselling text also features NCLEX® Exam-style challenge questions to prepare you for success on the NCLEX Exam. Cutting-edge coverage of the latest trends in nursing practice and nursing education prepares you not just for today’s nursing practice but also for tomorrow’s. UNIQUE! Collaborative care approach organizes all medical, surgical, nursing, and other interventions within the framework of the nursing process, mirroring the nurse’s role in the coordination/management of care in the real world of medical-surgical nursing. UNIQUE! A focus on nursing concepts relates concepts learned in Nursing Fundamentals with the disorders you will study in Medical-Surgical Nursing. Easy to read, direct-address writing style makes this one of the most readable medical-surgical nursing textbooks available. UNIQUE! A focus on QSEN emphasizes patient safety and evidence-based practice with Nursing Safety Priority boxes including Drug Alerts, Critical Rescues, and Action Alerts. UNIQUE! Emphasis on clinical judgment teaches you to develop skills in clinical reasoning and clinical decision-making when applying concepts to clinical situations, with Clinical Judgment Challenge questions throughout the chapters. An emphasis on prioritization stresses the most important patient problems and nursing interventions, with patient problems presented in a single prioritized list of nursing diagnoses and collaborative problems. UNIQUE! NCLEX preparation tools include chapter-opening Learning Outcomes and chapter-ending Get Ready for the NCLEX Examination! sections organized by NCLEX® Client Needs Categories, plus NCLEX Examination Challenge questions, with an answer key in the back of the book and on the Evolve companion website. Practical learning aids include NCLEX Examination Challenges, Clinical Judgment Challenges, Best Practice for Patient Safety & Quality Care charts, common examples of drug therapy, concept maps, laboratory profiles, and more. A clear alignment with the language of clinical practice reflects the real world of nursing practice with NANDA diagnostic labels where they make sense, and non-NANDA diagnostic labels when these are more common descriptions of patient problems. Student Resources on an Evolve companion website help you prepare for class, clinicals, or lab with video and audio clips, animations, case studies, a concept map creator, NCLEX exam-style review questions, and more. UNIQUE! Concentration on essential knowledge for the RN level of medical-surgical nursing practice focuses your attention on need-to-know content to pass the NCLEX Examination and practice safety as a beginning nurse.



Mosby s Comprehensive Review of Nursing for the NCLEX RN Examination

Mosby s Comprehensive Review of Nursing for the NCLEX RN   Examination Author Patricia M. Nugent
ISBN-10 9780323293891
Release 2013-11-22
Pages 864
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A classic resource that has helped nurses pass the NCLEX exam for over 60 years, Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Nursing for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 20th Edition is fully updated to reflect the newest NCLEX-RN test plan. Content review is presented in a concise and full-color outline format organized by the core areas of medical-surgical, pediatric, maternity/women's health, and mental health nursing, with a practice test following each unit. More than 4,200 practice questions and rationales -- including more than 600 questions in the newest alternate item formats -- are written by a team of trusted NCLEX experts led by author Patricia M. Nugent. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content may not be included.



Sandra Smith s Review for NCLEX RN R

Sandra Smith s Review for NCLEX RN R Author Lecturer Adult Nursing University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth North Dartmouth Massachusetts Marianne Barba P
ISBN-10 9781284048995
Release 2015-05-26
Pages 930
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Sandra Smith's Review for NCLEX-RN(r), Thirteenth Edition is a comprehensive and current evidence-based RN content review. Following the latest NCLEX-RN exam blueprint, it features 2,500 NCLEX(r) formatted practice questions with detailed answers and rationales that stimulate critical thinking. The reader-friendly approach includes a clear and concise outline format with study guidelines and test-taking strategies. It also covers all of the latest trends, evidence-based treatment guidelines, and additional updated information needed for safe clinical practice and patient care. New to this edition is an expanded emphasis on patient safety, the National Patient Safety Goals and NCLEX(r) examination preparation, ties to QSEN competencies, and a greater focus on evidence-based clinical practice. Please note, Navigate TestPrep must be purchased seperatel



Prioritization Delegation and Assignment

Prioritization  Delegation  and Assignment Author Linda A. LaCharity
ISBN-10 9780323113434
Release 2013
Pages 256
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Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment: Practice Exercises for the NCLEX® Examination is the only review book on the market with a focus on prioritization and management of care-just like the current NCLEX Examination itself! The workbook's unique approach establishes your foundational knowledge and then provides exercises of increasing difficulty to help you build confidence in your prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment skills. It offers unique preparation for the NCLEX Examination and effectively equips you to practice in today's fast-paced healthcare environment. UNIQUE! Emphasis on the NCLEX Management-of-Care Focus: LaCharity is the only workbook available that focuses on the NCLEX Exam's management-of-care focus No other book on the market addresses the heavy management-of-care emphasis - consisting of prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment - of the current NCLEX Examination (17-23% of the 2013 NCLEX-RN Exam). Graduating seniors report that LaCharity has been invaluable in preparing them to pass the NCLEX Exam and enter into practice. UNIQUE! Three-Part Organization: The book consists of three parts, each of which builds on the previous one: . Part 1: Introduction; Part 2: Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment in Common Health Scenarios; Part 3: Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment in Complex Health Scenarios. This organization establishes foundational knowledge and then provides exercises of increasing difficulty to help students build confidence in their prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment skills. It also helps students move from passing the NCLEX-RN Exam to "hitting the ground running" as they transition into clinical practice. Part 1: Introduction: Part 1, consisting of a chapter by delegation expert Ruth Hansten, provides guidelines for prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment decisions. The Introduction provides a concise, practical foundation on which Parts 2 and 3 build. Part 2: Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment in Common Health Scenarios: Organized by body system, the chapters in Part 2 begin to give students practice in applying the principles from Part 1 to relatively straightforward scenarios involving single patients or simple patient assignments. Straightforward NCLEX-style multiple-choice, multiple-select, ordering, and short-answer questions help students develop and build confidence in prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment skills while working within the confines of relatively simple health scenarios. Part 3: Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment in Complex Health Scenarios: Unfolding cases in Part 3 gradually immerse students in realistically complex clinical situations involving patients with complicated health problems or challenging assignment issues. These unfolding cases build on the skills learned in Part 2 to equip students to make sound decisions in realistic, complex health scenarios involving complicated health problems and/or challenging patient assignment decisions. The "unfolding" nature of each case realistically demonstrates the progression of typical health scenarios and helps students learn to "think like nurses" by developing what Benner (2010) calls "clinical imagination." Answer Key: The in-depth Answer Key at the back of the book provides not only the correct answer but also a detailed rationale and an indication of the focus of the question, whether prioritization, delegation, supervision, or patient assignment. Detailed rationales encourage formative assessment, in which students learn as much from answering incorrectly as they do from answering correctly. Expanded content focus to include psychiatric/mental health, OB/maternity, and pediatrics along with med-surg areas New chapters on infection control and obstetrics



Sandra Smith s Review for NCLEX RN

Sandra Smith s Review for NCLEX RN  Author Marianne P. Barba
ISBN-10 9781284048988
Release 2015-04-01
Pages 930
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Sandra Smith's Review for NCLEX-RN®, Thirteenth Edition is a comprehensive and current evidence-based RN content review. Following the latest NCLEX-RN exam blueprint, it features 2,500 NCLEX® formatted practice questions with detailed answers and rationales that stimulate critical thinking. The reader-friendly approach includes a clear and concise outline format with study guidelines and test-taking strategies. It also covers all of the latest trends, evidence-based treatment guidelines, and additional updated information needed for safe clinical practice and patient care. New to this edition is an expanded emphasis on patient safety, the National Patient Safety Goals and NCLEX® examination preparation, ties to QSEN competencies, and a greater focus on evidence-based clinical practice. Please note, Navigate TestPrep must be purchased seperately.



Lab Values

Lab Values Author Jon Haws
ISBN-10 150770478X
Release 2015-02-03
Pages 94
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Save Time:: Lab Values for Nurses#1 Best Selling Nursing Reference Book on AmazonWant to study better, but don't have the time? This book outlines the 63 MUST KNOW lab values for nurses to help them prepare for the NCLEX (r) and care for patients on the floor. Whether you are a student nurse or an experience this book contains the information you need to know to provide superior patient care. Charts + Brief Descriptions = Fast Learning The book includes a brief introduction followed by charts including 63 important lab values with their units, normal ranges, and abbreviations. The charts are followed by a brief description for each individual value including: indications, what would cause abnormal values, and a description of the lab value itself. Download :: Lab Values: 63 Must Know Lab Values for Nurses Lab Values contains an easy to read and follow catalog of the most essential labs for nurses. Color graphics and charts Normal lab values and common abbreviations Descriptions of each value Correct filling order for specimen tubes Stop wasting time on you studies and start acing exams and spending more time actually caring for patients. With this ebook for kindle or kindle app you will learn the 63 most important labs for nurses and the NCLEX - RN (r). This is the perfect pocket guide and makes lab value interpretation easy. **FREE** Gift included (4 Page PDF download and lab charts). NCLEX, NCLEX-RN, and NCLEX-PN are registered trademarks of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc. They hold no affiliation with this product.



Medical Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy

Medical Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy Author Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN-10 1609136489
Release 2011-07-01
Pages 954
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Medical-Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy! Third Edition provides nurses and nursing students with the information they need to confidently provide optimal patient care. Written in the award-winning Incredibly Easy! style, which makes complex medical-surgical nursing concepts easy to understand, it is perfect for those entering or needing a refresher in medical-surgical nursing. The updated text covers nearly 300 disorders, treatments and nursing interventions across 13 body system-oriented chapters, with additional overview chapters on the nursing process and perioperative care, end-of-life care, and obesity. Each chapter includes a summary of key points and features headings and illustrations to enhance learning. Consistently formatted chapters and disorder entries make information easy to find. Key terms, bullets, checklists, and graphics focus attention on important information. In addition, online components, including case studies and NCLEX®-style questions, provide readers with additional learning tools. Features include: NEW: Complete coverage of blood transfusion reactions, including transfusion-related acute lung injury NEW: Current NANDA nursing diagnoses NEW: Information on the evidence-based nursing process and steps NEW: New tests and treatments NEW: Online: Activities to improve study techniques and test-taking skills NEW: Online: Clinical simulation case studies to enhance critical thinking skills NEW: Online: NCLEX® tutorial NEW: Online: Over 1,000 NCLEX®-style questions, including traditional and all 7 types of alternate-format questions NEW: Replacement of all "Weighing the Evidence" pieces to reflect current evidence-based nursing practice Coverage of collaborative management practices Glossary of terms



Mosby s Review Questions for the NCLEX RN Examination

Mosby s Review Questions for the NCLEX RN Examination Author Patricia Mary Nugent
ISBN-10 UCLA:L0100553056
Release 2011
Pages 557
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Prepare for exam success with Mosby's Review Questions for the NCLEX-RN® Examination! Over 5,000 exam-style practice questions help you assess your strengths and weaknesses, develop test-taking skills, and reduce your test anxiety. Written by testing experts Patricia M. Nugent, Phyllis K. Pelikan, Judith S. Green, and Barbara A. Vitale, this book makes review easy by organizing material into the core clinical areas of medical-surgical nursing, mental health, maternity, and pediatrics. Rationales are provided for both correct and incorrect answers, and alternate item format questions ensure that you're prepared for the latest version of the exam. A companion CD lets you review in three different practice modes to gain experience in computerized tests. Convenient organization by core clinical area, body system, and disorders makes it easy to select the practice questions you prefer. Over 5,000 questions provide plenty of practice, with more than 3,000 questions in the book and over 2,000 additional questions on the CD. Rationales for both correct and incorrect answers help you understand the reasoning behind each answer option. Alternate item format questions include multiple response, fill-in-the-blank, hot spot (figure or illustration), chart/exhibit, and drag and drop prioritizing to enhance your critical thinking skills. Three practice modes -- study, quiz, and exam -- on the companion CD let you choose your style of review. Content selection on the companion CD lets you to choose questions by client needs category, nursing process step, or content area, so you can focus your study on your weakest areas. Two 265-question comprehensive exams (one in the book, one on the CD) let you practice with an NCLEX-RN exam-style test. Coverage of new content on the 2010 NCLEX-RN test plan prepares you for the exam with the most up-to-date information. An increase to over 300 alternate item format questions provides additional practice with these important critical thinking questions. 12 chart/exhibit alternate item format questions introduce the newest alternate item format type.



Hurst Reviews Pathophysiology Review

Hurst Reviews Pathophysiology Review Author Marlene Hurst
ISBN-10 0071642749
Release 2008-06-15
Pages 736
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Ace your Pathophysiology course with the help of nursing review pioneer Marlene Hurst Use Marlene's “no cram, pass with what you already know” system to slash your study time in half Based on Marlene Hurst's popular nursing seminars that train over 30,000 students annually, this innovative review is loaded with the author's time-tested strategies - all designed to help you excel in your Pathophysiology course exams. Pathophysiology Review is unlike any other resource as it explains how to apply critical thinking and test-taking skills rather than how to re-learn course content. Marlene shows you how to “think on your feet” in order to succeed on your Pathophysiology exams. Features: A complete Pathophysiology course toolkit - from the world's most sought after speaker on nursing exam preparation Skill-building questions, answers, and explanations at the end of each chapter Concise, easy-to-remember strategies that cut study time in half Eye-catching full-color format Marlene Moments - Marlene's humorous anecdotes of common student mistakes that offer a light-hearted look at how new nurses learn to succeed What the NCLEX Lady Thinks - tips that reveal the rationale behind various NCLEX pathophysiology questions and how to adjust your strategy accordingly