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Kaplan NCLEX-RN: Strategies, Practice, and Review [With CDROM] (Kaplan NCLEX-RN)by Barbara Irwin
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Completely updated to reflect April 2010 test plan changes
To become a registered nurse (RN) in the United States, nursing school graduates must pass the NCLEX-RN. Each year, nearly a quarter of a million nursing students take this exam.
Kaplan NCLEX-RN is the only book to combine its unique strategy guide with a comprehensive review designed to meet the challenges of this rigorous exam, including:
Strategies play an important role in passing the NCLEX-RN, which is a critical thinking test requiring students to go beyond simply recognizing facts. In this guide, test-takers will have access to the most effective methods available to guarantee a passing score.
With a bold, fresh user-friendly design and more of the most challenging questions, readers of Kaplan NCLEX-RN will be assured and confident on test day.
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In order to become a registered nurse (RN) in the United States graduates must pass the NCLEX-RN test. Kaplan NCLEX-RN 2011-2012 Edition with CD-ROM is the only book to combine test prep strategies with a comprehensive content review designed to meet the challenges of this rigorous exam.
Kaplan NCLEX-RN 2011-2012 Edition with CD-ROM features:
Kaplan is the leader in NCLEX test prep strategy. We guarantee that readers will pass the NCLEX-RN exam using our guide—or get their money back.
About the Author
Barbara J. Irwin, BSN, RN is National Curriculum Director for Nursing programs at Kaplan, Inc. She supervises development of the Kaplan courses for preparation for the NCLEX-RN exam, as well as integrated testing programs implemented by nursing schools. While tutoring students that had been unsuccessful on the NCLEX-RN exam, Irwin developed a series of innovative test-taking strategies that help students achieve success. She presents Strategy Seminars and Test-Taking Seminars for the NCLEX-RN to nursing school faculties and students nationwide. Irwin received her BS in nursing from the University of Oklahoma. Her professional background includes experience as a nursing educator and director of a home health agency.
Judith A. Burckhardt, PhD, RN is Executive Director, Nursing for Kaplan, Inc. After graduating from Loyola University in Chicago with a BS in nursing, she received a masters in education from Washington University and a doctorate in Educational Administration from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Her professional background includes many years of experience as an educator in diploma, ADN., and BSN nursing programs. She has developed programs and materials to help prepare students for the NCLEX-RN and has presented seminars for preparation for the NCLEX-RN exam and career development seminars to students, nurses, and health care professionals in the United States and abroad. Burckhardt has also given item-writing workshops to nursing school faculties.
Patricia A. Yock, BSN, RN, CRRN is the former Director of the Practical Nursing Program at Front Range Community College, Boulder County Campus, Colorado, and continues as a consultant with the Nursing Program. She received a bachelor of science in nursing from Loyola University in Chicago. Her professional experience includes clinical nursing in varied settings from post-surgical care to comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation, and nursing education in diploma and practical nursing programs. Yock is certified in rehabilitation nursing and served as the nursing director for inpatient rehabilitation and transitional care units.
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