By Maria T. Codina Leik MSN APRN BC FNP-C
All you would like for Certification examination luck! "This is a good written, entire assessment aimed toward getting ready readers for effectively finishing a board certification examination. ...This is a superb complete overview in a concise examine consultant format." (5 Stars)--Doody's e-book evaluate carrier This mega-review, the second one of Maria Codina Leik's "trilogy" of NP Certification courses (Family was once released in July and Pediatric is due in 2008) covers try out taking guidance utilizing Leik's designated "question dissection" approach, suitable content material evaluation, broad perform questions, and designated, present examination details in a "fast evidence" sort, saving the scholar useful examine time whereas supplying complete guidance. cross your grownup Nurse Practitioner ANCC or AANP examination, arrange for assessments at school, or increase within the final semester of your software with: images and actual examination maneuvers that advertise visualization and make clear concepts Organ approach experiences divided into 4 elements; descriptions of emergent stipulations, high-yield general actual examination findings, maneuvers, and acceptable benign variations Tables on orthopedic maneuvers, immunizations, STDs, lab checks, skins rashes, and extra that will help you manage and bear in mind methods Differentiation among family members and grownup perform with inclusion of geriatric systems and requirements scholars say: "I took this type in 2003 and that i did cross my grownup NP ANCC examination quickly after. Ms. Leik's classification gave functional info, crucial thoughts for learning, and center issues on which to concentration. i'd suggest this type to others as a vital part in making sure good fortune in passing the certification exam." - Cynthia Milich, CNP Why the Leik method? Maria T. Codina Leik has been a number one supplier of examination training schooling and counseling for nearly two decades. Her corporation, nationwide ARNP providers, Inc., has helped millions of nurses cross their certification assessments national Please word: an identical quantity to Maria Leik's sequence, Gerontological Nurse Certificaiton overview is due in June from Meredith Wallace and Sheila Grossman.
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IV. ” Notes 1) When reading the first half of the question in Option A, note that even though the first half of the sentence is a negative situation (sleeping more), the patient’s LOC is normal (alert) when she is awakened. 2) Elderly patients who lose weight are at higher risk of complications and death. An unintentional weight loss of 10% is considered as pathologic in any age group. ” Sundowning is seen in patients who have dementia and delirium. 4) If you have problems with complex sentences, write notes on your scratch paper to help figure it out.
You may be asked to pick the foods that have high levels of certain minerals such as sodium, calcium, or magnesium. Other questions about food address food and drug interactions or the types of foods that are contraindicated (or indicated) for a particular disease process. , hypertension, hyperlipidemia) because of their favorable effect. In contrast, certain foods are contraindicated for some conditions because of adverse or dangerous effects. II. Example Which of the following foods are known to have high potassium content: a) b) c) d) Yogurt, banana, red meat Aged cheese, red wine, chocolate Most fruits and vegetables Low-fat ice cream, orange juice, banana III.
Notes 1) If one of the food choices in an answer option is incorrect, rule out this answer option because all of the foods on the list have to be correlated. 2) As this example has shown, foods from different groups are mixed into one answer. 3) The two diseases where a food question might be found are migraine headache and hypertension. , spinach), liver 6) Unsaturated fats Olive oil, canola oil, walnut oil 7) Saturated fats Animal fats, coconut oil 8) Iron Red meat, black beans, liver 9) Vitamin K Green leafy vegetables Common Disorders Associated With Certain Foods 1) Hypertension Avoid high-sodium foods: Cold cuts, pickles, preserved foods, canned foods, hot dogs Maintain an adequate intake of calcium, magnesium, and potassium Calcium: low fat dairy, yogurt, cheeses Magnesium: whole grains, whole wheat bread, some nuts Potassium: most fruits, most vegetables, orange juice, banana 2) Migraine headaches Avoid chocolate, aged cheese, red wine, MSG (monosodium glutamate) 3) Patient on a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) drug (Parnate or Nardil) Avoid high-tyramine foods: red wine, aged cheese, chocolate, beer or any fermented foods 22 16:49 P1: SBT SVNF030C02 SVNF030/Leik September 20, 2007 Question Dissection and Analysis 4) Anticoagulation therapy (ie: warfaring sodium or Coumadin) Avoid foods with high Vitamin K content such as green leafy vegetables MEDICATIONS I.
Adult Nurse Practitioner Intensive Review - Fast Facts & Practice Questions by Maria T. Codina Leik MSN APRN BC FNP-C