Advanced Oncology Nursing Certification Review and Resource Manual (Second Edition)

Advanced Oncology Nursing Certification Review and Resource Manual (Second Edition) Author B.H. Gobel
ISBN-10 9781935864554
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Publisher Oncology Nursing Society
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Both a study guide and a clinical resource, this manual offers oncology advanced practice nurses a comprehensive review in preparation for advanced oncology certification tests and a valuable reference guide that can be used in everyday practice. Each chapter in this second edition addresses a topic important to advanced oncology nursing. Key points reinforce each concept, and a case study raises relevant questions. Content correlates to the weight the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC) has assigned to specific topics on the certification examination and is representative of the ONCC blueprints for the advanced oncology nursing certification tests. In addition, practice test questions are offered in the final chapter in the same format as the ONCC advanced practice certification exams. The manual's editors have served as faculty for the advanced oncology nursing certification review online course as well as an in-person course at ONS national conferences. Yet the manual is more than just a study guide for test preparation. Using the most current clinical evidence and literature available at the time of publication, the topics presented have been expanded and represent a valuable resource for oncology advanced practice nurses, graduate nursing students, oncology nurses in clinical practice, and other healthcare professionals.



Advanced Oncology Nursing Certification Review and Resource Manual

Advanced Oncology Nursing Certification Review and Resource Manual Author Barbara Holmes Gobel
ISBN-10 1935864556
Release 2016-02
Pages 1000
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Now in its second edition, the Advanced Oncology Nursing Certification Review and Resource Manual is a must-have resource for advanced oncology practitioners. This updated and expanded text provides a comprehensive overview of the key knowledge areas tested in advanced oncology nursing certification examinations Chapters present detailed information you need to effectively prepare for advanced certification examinations and feature. Content correlates to the weighting assigned to topics by the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation for the advanced certification examinations at the time of writing, Case studies describing situations relevant to advanced nursing practice, Key Points sections to highlight important concepts to review, More than 150 sample test questions reflective of the content of the advanced oncology certification examinations. Both a study guide and a clinical resource, this manual provides an invaluable in-depth exploration of essential topic areas for oncology advanced practice nurses, graduate nursing students, oncology nurses in clinical practice, and other healthcare professionals. Book jacket.



Clinical Manual for the Oncology Advanced Practice Nurse

Clinical Manual for the Oncology Advanced Practice Nurse Author Dawn Camp-Sorrell
ISBN-10 1935864327
Release 2014-01-01
Pages 1507
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The Clinical Manual for the Oncology Advanced Practice Nurse offers nurses a quick reference guide to the clinical challenges that often arise in the patient with cancer. This third edition features 163 chapters, including 12 new chapters, and over 1,400 pages.



Understanding and Managing Oncologic Emergencies

Understanding and Managing Oncologic Emergencies Author Marcelle Kaplan
ISBN-10 1935864203
Release 2012
Pages 474
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As the prevalence of cancer in the population increases -- due to an aging populus and increased survivorship -- the need for nurses to recognize and apply the appropriate interventions when oncologic emergencies rise becomes even more important. The second edition of Understanding and Managing Oncologic Emergencies: A Resource for Nurses provides nurses and other healthcare providers with a comprehensive resource on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, assessment, and management of common oncologic emergencies.Thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition of this crucial resource continues to provide a definitive and practical one-stop guide to understanding and managing oncologic emergencies, with the nursing perspective in mind. In this new edition, you will find chapters on the most common oncologic emergencies including: Bleeding and thrombosis; Cardiac tamponade; Disseminated intravascular coagulation; Hypercalcemia of malignancy; Increased intracranial pressure; Infusion reactions; Malignant pleurel effusion; Sepsis and septic shock; Spinal cord compression; Superior vena cava syndrome; Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion; and Tumor lysis syndrome. Each chapter focuses on the epidemiology of the oncologic emergency, includes details on the pathophysiologic mechanisms, clinical manifestations, patient assessments, diagnostic evaluations, and therapeutic management modalities. Whether you're caring for patients who been newly diagnosed with cancer, are in the process of being treated, or have completed treatment years ago, you'll want to access the updated information that you'll find in this second edition.



A Guide to Oncology Symptom Management

A Guide to Oncology Symptom Management Author Carlton G. Brown
ISBN-10 193586453X
Release 2015-02
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A Guide to Oncology Symptom Management (second edition) is a comprehensive, evidence-based resource to lead oncology nursing practice, education, and research. Each chapter addresses a particular symptom, such as pain or fatigue, or an area of impact, such as spirituality or electrolyte imbalances. It takes a holistic approach, addressing a range of common concernsphysical, emotional, social, and spiritual. Some chapters also address specific populations that may have unique symptom experiences, including older adults and caregivers. All chapters provide definitions of relevant constructs and inclusion of useful theoretical perspectives; review of pathophysiology and etiology related to cancer and specific treatments; framework for symptom assessment, including diagnostic criteria; an evidence-based review of pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic management; delineation of the expected outcomes, and recommendations for future research.



BMTCN Certification Review Manual

BMTCN Certification Review Manual Author Beth Faiman
ISBN-10 1935864882
Release 2016
Pages 306
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The BMTCN Certification Review Manual is an essential resource for RNs preparing to take the blood and marrow transplant certified nurse (BMTCN) examination. As the only nationally accredited test of its kind, the BMTCN certification identifies nurses as being adept in the specialty of blood and marrow transplantation. This study manual is an essential learning resource for your certification preparation.



The Hematology Oncology Nurse Practitioners Manual Second Edition

The Hematology Oncology Nurse Practitioners  Manual Second Edition Author David G. Morrison, M.D.,Ph.D.
ISBN-10 9781626527492
Release 2014-04-15
Pages 502
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Co-Authors Jack E. Saux III, M.D., Margaret Saux, Pilar M. Morrison RPh, Melissa Pennebaker CRNP This is a quick reference how to manual. It provides an outline for those teaching a new CRNP. For the CRNP it is a go to book for daily use. It also addresses some of the more difficult topics frequently encountered daily such as difficult patients and/or families and burn-out. Modern care of those with blood or malignant disorders is very much a team effort. This book is designed to help our colleagues who have chosen to be Nurse Practitioners to have a quick reference guide to many of the common clinical conundrums encountered in clinical practice. It is supposed to help not only with the technical nuts and bolts but also to help handle the emotional trauma of this field as well. It is not intended to replace the input of collaborating physicians. In fact, the test section has been designed to force communication and teaching.



Cancer Symptom Management

Cancer Symptom Management Author Connie Henke Yarbro
ISBN-10 9781284025569
Release 2013-05-20
Pages 850
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Cancer Symptom Management, Fourth Edition covers multiple symptoms inherent in the treatment of cancer. Each symptom is examined in terms of its cause, pathophysiology, assessment, management, evaluation of therapeutic approaches, and patient self-care. New Chapters: * Hypersensitivity Reactions to Antineoplastic Drugs * Extravasation * Ocular and Otic Complications * Symptoms When Death is Imminent Designed to assist clinical oncology nurses in skillfully relieving and diminishing the cancer patient's symptoms, this new edition provides essential information and the tools necessary to provide quality care to cancer patients.



Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Author Susan Ezzone
ISBN-10 193586419X
Release 2012-10
Pages 326
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Since the publication of the first edition of this book in 2004, the specialty of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) has continued to progress as a treatment option for many diseases. Indications for the use of autologous, syngeneic, and allogeneic transplantation continue to expand. The second edition of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Manual for Nursing Practice presents the most up-to-date information regarding the use of HSCT. Chapter topics include an overview of hematopoiesis and immunology, basic concepts of transplantation, stem cell collection, course of transplant treatment and acute complications, acute and chronic graft-versus-host disease, various complications from gastrointestinal to neurologic, relapse, long-term care and survivorship, ethics, and much more.



Aocnp Exam Secrets Study Guide

Aocnp Exam Secrets Study Guide Author
ISBN-10 1609711548
Release 2014-03-31
Pages 435
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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** AOCNP Exam Secrets helps you ace the ONCC Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner Exam without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive AOCNP Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. AOCNP Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to AOCNP Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Content review including: Intracellular Signaling, Tyrosine Phosphorylation, Nuclear Factor-Kb Protein Complex, Cell Adhesion Molecules, Metastases, Cell Cycle, Apoptosis, Tumorigenesis, Retroviral Vectors, Immunotherapeutic, Hematopoietic Stem Cells, Angiogenesis, Carcinogens, Chemoprevention, Nucleotide Excision Repair, Epstein-Barr Virus, Human Papilloma Viruses, Cancer Genetic Counseling, Fine Needle Aspiration, Flow Cytometry, Lymphoproliferative Disorders, Cytogenetic Analysis, Hematolymphoid-Derived Malignancies, Tumor Marker Assays, Oncology, DNA, Ultraviolet Radiation Exposure, Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy, Antimetabolites, Nitrosoureas, Anti-Hormones, Cellular Microenvironment, Pharmacodynamics, and much more...



Aocnp Exam Flashcard Study System

Aocnp Exam Flashcard Study System Author Aocnp Exam Secrets
ISBN-10 1609711556
Release 2010-08-01
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Aocnp Exam Flashcard Study System has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Aocnp Exam Flashcard Study System also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Aocnp Exam Flashcard Study System book for free.



ACSM s Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

ACSM s Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription Author David P. Swain
ISBN-10 9781609139568
Release 2012-12-26
Pages 896
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ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription was created as a complement to ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription and elaborates on all major aspects of preventative rehabilitation and fitness programs and the major position stands of the ACSM. The 7th edition provides information necessary to address the knowledge, skills, and abilities set forth in the new edition of Guidelines, and explains the science behind the exercise testing and prescription. ACSM's Resource Manual is a comprehensive resource for those working in the fitness and clinical exercise fields, as well as those in academic training.



Fast Facts for the New Nurse Practitioner Second Edition

Fast Facts for the New Nurse Practitioner  Second Edition Author Dr. Nadine M. Aktan, PhD, RN, FNP-BC
ISBN-10 9780826130426
Release 2015-03-09
Pages 202
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What type of degree do I need to become a nurse practitioner? How do I choose the right clinical preceptor? How can I best prepare for my first year of practice? Written for those considering NP practice, current NP students, and newly certified NPs alike, this quick, easy-to-use manual covers everything there is to know about transitioning into the NP role, its rewards, and its challenges. This second edition includes several new chapters, covering electronic health records, the impact of health care reform, promoting the NP role, and choosing a doctoral program. All of the original chapters have been revised or expanded, with updated key points, tables, and vignettes supplying cutting-edge knowledge and skills to help new NPs excel. The only resource of its kind, this book guides the reader through the entire process of becoming an NP, from the initial decision to the selection of the right educational program to licensure. It discusses the contractual relationship with institutions and related health providers, along with legal and administrative issues. Currently practicing NPs offer words of wisdom on how to survive the first year of practice, and stories from the author and her colleagues provide an intimate look at everyday realities. Organized for easy access to information and filled with humor, the book features learning objectives, quizzes, checklists to facilitate decision making, and other helpful tools. Fast Facts in a Nutshell boxes highlight need-to-know information, and useful tips and resource lists provide information on scholarships, certification, professional organizations, and networking. New to the Second Edition: The dos and don’ts of electronic health records Surviving health care reform today and tomorrow Marketing the NP role to the nursing profession, employers, and the public The terminal degree in nursing: PhD, EdD, or DNP? Revised and expanded information in all chapters Updated key points, vignettes, and tables Nadine M. Aktan, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, received her bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in nursing from Rutgers University College of Nursing and Graduate School in New Brunswick and Newark, New Jersey. She is currently chairperson and associate professor at William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey, teaching future nurses and nurse practitioners. She also practices as a family nurse practitioner at the Immedicenter, an urgent care/family practice with locations in Clifton, Bloomfield, and Totowa, New Jersey, and as a maternal–child community health nurse for Valley Home Care in Paramus, New Jersey.



Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Guidelines and Recommendations for Practice

Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Guidelines and Recommendations for Practice Author Martha Polovich
ISBN-10 1935864335
Release 2014
Pages 480
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Order your copy of the fourth edition of the best-selling resource used by more than 101,000 healthcare professionals since 2009 and keep up-to-date on the latest chemotherapy, biotherapy, and targeted agents. This new edition of the Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Guidelines and Recommendations for Practice has been revised and updated to reflect the current procedures and practices in your specialty. You'll find that this latest edition incorporates a number of significant changes. To help you find the content and information that you need quickly and easily, the text has been reorganized and is now divided into 11 chapters ranging from an overview of cancer and cancer treatment and principles of antineoplastic therapy to post-treatment care and competencies in chemotherapy administration. Patient education information has also been expanded in the new edition to emphasize importance of education in patient care. And, finally, look for new information on chemotherapy sequencing and updates on the nursing management of treatment side effects.As with previous editions, the guidelines strives to bring you the latest details on approved drugs, standards of practice, and available evidence. Make sure to update your library with this latest edition of one of the most trusted and widely used resources for practicing oncology nurses.



Social Work with Immigrants and Refugees Second Edition

Social Work with Immigrants and Refugees  Second Edition Author Fernando Chang-Muy, JD
ISBN-10 9780826126696
Release 2015-10-08
Pages 432
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Praise for the first edition: “This book is an optimal tool for instructors and students of graduate classes in social work and related disciplines.” -Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health “This book is a major contribution to social workers and their clients as it addresses advocacy on behalf of immigrants and refugees during a social,economic, and political period that restricts immigrants’ rights and service access.” -Dr. Diane Drachman, Associate Professor, University of Connecticut School of Social Work “This text is a great tool toward raising awareness of the many issues immigrants face, and helping them find solutions.” -Frank Sharry, Executive Director, America’s Voice The leading textbook on social work with immigrants and refugees, this is the only book to address the intersection of legal, policy, and advocacy issues,in addition to the clinical skills needed to help these populations. This second edition has been updated to reflect key policy changes at the state and federal levels affecting social work with immigrants and refugees. The authors have expanded their coverage of transna tionalism, microaggressions, and public health and community issues, and each chapter features updated case studies on the most critical issues immigrants face today: legal processes, physical and mental health issues, employment difficulties, family conflicts, and more. Key Features: Completely updated to reflect the latest developments in immigration law and policy Includes updated case studies, discussion questions, and abundant reference material Provides the multidisciplinary perspective of lawyers, social workers, clinicians, administrators, and academics Addresses issues specific to elderly immigrants, immigrant children, LGBT immigrants, and victims of international trafficking All-new appendix features sample questions asked at naturalization interviews



2017 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook

2017 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook Author Gail M. Wilkes
ISBN-10 9781284117189
Release 2016-11-29
Pages 1600
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Written especially for nurses caring for patients with cancer, the 2017 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook uniquely expresses drug therapy in terms of the nursing process: nursing diagnoses, etiologies of toxicities, and key points for nursing assessment, intervention, and evaluation. Updated annually, this essential reference provides valuable information on effective symptom management, patient education, and chemotherapy administration. Completely revised and updated, the 2017 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook includes separate chapters on molecular and immunologic/biologic targeted therapies. These chapters provide fundamental reviews to assist nurses in understanding the cellular communication pathways disrupted by cancer. It also offers simplified content, attention to understanding the immune checkpoint inhibitors, new information about immunotherapy, new drugs and their indications, and updated indications and side effects for recently FDA approved drugs. New drugs include: alectin



Brain Injury Medicine 2nd Edition

 Brain Injury Medicine  2nd Edition Author Nathan D. Zasler, MD
ISBN-10 9781936287277
Release 2012-08-27
Pages 1480
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With 25 new chapters, Brain Injury Medicine: Principles and Practice, 2nd Edition is a clear and comprehensive guide to all aspects of the management of traumatic brain injury.



Measurement in Nursing and Health Research Fifth Edition

Measurement in Nursing and Health Research  Fifth Edition Author Dr. Carolyn F. Waltz, PhD, RN, FAAN
ISBN-10 9780826170620
Release 2016-07-18
Pages 632
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Praise for the previous Edition: "This is a valuable resource for readers seeking basic to advanced information on measurement. It should be on the bookshelf of all researchers, and a requirement for graduate nursing students." Score: 100, 5 stars -- Doody's Medical Reviews "...this book is a wonderful shelf reference for nurse researcher mentors and investigators who may need to explore content or use content to design, test, select, and evaluate instruments and methods used in measuring nurse concepts and outcomes." --Clinical Nurse Specialist “Presents clearly the methodological principles for research planning in nursing with examples that facilitate the understanding of them. Excellent.” 5.0 out of 5 stars --Nursing Research This highly popular resource—written in an easy-to-read style and format-- delivers everything nurses and other health researchers need to know about designing, testing, selecting, and evaluating instruments and methods for measurement in nursing. The Fifth Edition features the most current content, strategies, and procedures available with direct applicability to nurses and health researchers engaging in interprofessional research, collaboration, education, and evidence-based practice. Five new chapters focus on challenges to using big data, evaluation and measurement in interprofessional practice and education, metrics and benchmarking in health professions education and practice, and measurement issues in translational science. The book gives particular attention to measurement issues resulting from changes in nursing, health research, and the increased emphasis on and undertaking of interprofessional research and evaluation. Presenting the material in step-by-step format, the book is designed for readers with little or no experience in measurement, statistics, or interprofessional issues. It focuses on increasing the reader’s ability to use measures that are operationalized within the context of theories and conceptual frameworks, derived from sound measurement principles and practices and adequately tested for reliability and validity. Additionally, the text provides a pragmatic account of the processes involved in all aspects of measurement. Studies conducted by nurses and researchers in varied settings illustrate the measurement processes. New to the Fifth Edition: Thoroughly updated and revised Delivers new and emerging strategies Reflects recent changes to nursing, health research, and emphasis on interprofessional research Includes five completely new chapters addressing challenges to using big data, evaluation and measurement in interprofessional practice and education, metrics and benchmarking in health professions education and practice, and measurement issues in translational science Key Features: Easy-to-read content and format Assumes no prior knowledge of measurement, statistics, or interprofessional issues Provides studies conducted by nurses and researchers in varied settings Offers a pragmatic account of the processes involved inn all aspects of measurement