Developed especially for practicing nurses preparing for the acute and primary care certification examination offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the Adult Gerontology Primary Care examination offered by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide, Sixth Edition reflects the combined adult-gerontology certification. Completely updated and revised, it contains the latest guidelines and standards of care. New to this edition are two new sections on primary care and acute care, an expanded gerontology chapter, and body system chapters that distinguish between gerontology and acute care issues.
Ideal for students, new graduates, and clinicians studying for certification exams, Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide, Sixth Edition is also an excellent reference guide in the practice setting.
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Chapter 1 Taking Strategies and Techniques
Chapter 2 Health Promotion and Evaluation
Chapter 3 Special Considerations in the Gerontological Patient
Chapter 4 Dermatological Disorders
Chapter 5 Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders
Chapter 6 Respiratory Disorders
Chapter 7 Cardiovascular Disorders
Chapter 8 Hematological and Oncological Disorders
Chapter 9 Gastrointestinal Disorders
Chapter 10 Endocrine Disorders
Chapter 11 Genitourinary and Gynecological Disorders
Chapter 12 Musculoskeletal and Associated Immunological Disorders
Chapter 13 Neurological Disorders
Chapter 14 Psychosocial Disorders
Chapter 15 Advanced Practice, Role Development, Current Trends, and Health Policy
Appendix A Supplement for the Primary Care
Appendix B Supplement for the Acute Care Provider
Sally K. Miller, PhD, CRNP, ANP-BC, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, FAANP-Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Sally K. Miller, PhD, CRNP, APN-BC, FNP-BC, GNP-BC, CNE, FAANP has been a practicing nurse practitioner for 17 years and is a board-certified nurse practitioner in four specialties: Acute Care, Adult, Gerontology,and Family. She maintains an active clinical practice with a variety of generalist experience including both outpatient management of primary and acute care needs across the lifespan to inpatient and critical care management of both medical and surgical patients. Dr. Miller has been an associate professor with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Nursing where she taught nurse practitioner students. She has served as a consultant for acute care nurse practitioner program development to university programs nationally. Dr. Miller is a senior lecturer with Fitzgerald Health Education Associates, providing numerous nurse practitioner continuing education programs annually; she is the principle lecturer for their acute care nurse practitioner certification review program. Additionally, Dr. Miller is a regular speaker at national and regional nurse practitioner conferences. Dr. Miller's publications include a wide variety of clinical and educational topics, and she has an active research program in the field of ghrelin influence on weight-loss maintenance.
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