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Comprehensive Respiratory Therapy Exam Preparation Guide , Second Edition

Author(s): Craig L. Scanlan, EdD, RRT, FAARC, Professor Emeritus, Rutgers University, School of Health Related Professions
Albert J. Heuer, PhD, RRT, RRT, RPFT, Program Director, Masters of Science in Health Care Management, Associate Professor, Respiratory Care Program, Rutgers University, School of Health Related Professions
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  • ISBN-13: 9781284029031
  • Product With Access Code    592 pages      © 2015
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Comprehensive Respiratory Therapy Exam Preparation Guide, Second Edition is included in the 2015 edition of the essential collection of Doody’s Core Titles.

The Ultimate Review Guide for the CRT, RRT, and CSE Exams!

Continuous Up-to-date NBRC Examination Guidelines and Correlations on Companion Website

Comprehensive Respiratory Therapy Exam Preparation Guide, Second Edition is a comprehensive study guide for respiratory therapy students and graduates of accredited respiratory therapy education programs who are seeking to take the Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT), Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT), or Clinical Simulation Exam (CSE)  credentialing exams from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). Comprehensive Respiratory Therapy Exam Preparation Guide, Second Edition is reflective of the current CRT and RRT, CSE exam matrix and authored by experts who take the credentialing exam annually, so you can be confident that the content and format of this guide is current!
 
Key features include:

  • Comprehensive coverage and review of competencies
  • End-of-chapter questions and answers with explanations
  • Extensive guidance on study and test-taking skills
  • Specific advice on making good answer choices and avoiding bad ones
  • Hundreds of summary tables and illustrations

Each new copy of Comprehensive Respiratory Therapy Exam Preparation Guide, Second Edition includes an access code for the Navigate Companion Website.

The Navigate Companion Website provides a wealth of information to help students prepare to take the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) credentialing exams addressing the Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) Exam, Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Exam, and the Clinical Simulation Exam (CSE).

NAVIGATE COMPANION WEBSITE RESOURCES

  • 7 practice (CSE) Clinical Simulations complete with feedback
  • 140 CRT Practice Exam Questions
  • 100 RRT Practice Exam Questions
  • Web Links to additional resource information
  • NBRC Examination Updates - keep up-to-date with the new requirements

Features & Benefits

•    Comprehensive coverage and review of NBRC competencies
•    Shared topical content covered on all 3 exams: CRT, RRT, and CSE
•    Hundreds of practice questions and answers with explanations
•    Test-taking tips and techniques
•    Specific advice on making good answer choices and avoiding bad ones
•    Hundreds of summary tables and illustrations
•    Mock exams
•    Practice clinical simulation problems
•    Cardiopulmonary calculations
•    References and additional resources

Chapter  1  Review Existing Data in Patient Record
Chapter  2  Collect and Evaluate Pertinent Clinical Information
Chapter  3  Recommend Procedures to Obtain Additional Data
Chapter  4  Manipulate Equipment by Order or Protocol
Chapter  5  Ensure Infection Control
Chapter  6  Perform Quality Control Procedures
Chapter  7  Maintain Records and Communicate Information
Chapter  8  Maintain Patent Airway/ Care of Artificial Airways
Chapter  9  Remove Bronchopulmonary Secretions
Chapter  10  Achieve Adequate Respiratory Support
Chapter  11  Evaluate and Monitor Patient’s Objective and Subjective Responses to Respiratory Care
Chapter  12  Independently Modify Therapeutic Procedures Based on the Patient’s Response
Chapter  13  Recommend Modifications in the Respiratory Care Plan
Chapter  14  Determine Appropriateness of the Prescribed Respiratory Care Plan and Recommend Modifications
Chapter  15  Initiate, Conduct, or Modify Respiratory Care Techniques in an Emergency Setting
Chapter  16  Act As an Assistant to the Physician Performing Special Procedures
Chapter  17  Initiate and Conduct Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Home Care
Chapter  18  Preparing for the Clinical Simulation Exam
Chapter  19  Taking the Clinical Simulation Exam
Chapter  20  Clinical Simulation Exam Case Management Pearls

Craig L. Scanlan, EdD, RRT, FAARC-Professor Emeritus, Rutgers University, School of Health Related Professions

Craig L. Scanlan, EdD, RRT, FAARC is a  Professor Emeritus at Rutgers University, School of Health Related Professions He received his Doctorate in Education from Rutgers University. He has over 40 years’ experience in the field and has developed 3 successful RT programs. He is the former chairman of the respiratory therapy education accrediting agency and an Editor of/contributor to many top-selling respiratory care textbooks. He is the original developer of the online respiratory care review course in 1999.

Albert J. Heuer, PhD, RRT, RRT, RPFT-Program Director, Masters of Science in Health Care Management, Associate Professor, Respiratory Care Program, Rutgers University, School of Health Related Professions

Albert J. Heuer, PhD, RRT, RPFT is an Associate Professor at Rutgers University, School of Health Related Professions. He received his Doctorate in Health Sciences from Seton Hall University and is a graduate of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ RT Program and a recipient of the NJ Society for Respiratory Care Student Excellence Award. He has over 15 years’ experience in the field and has directed both AS and BS programs. He is an Editor of/contributor to many top-selling respiratory care textbooks.

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