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Co-Published with the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS) to provide you with invaluable guidance for acing your Adult-Gerontology CNS exam!
This comprehensive review manual provides the ultimate resource for either the AACN Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Wellness Through Acute Care (ACCNS-AG) or the ANCC Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist (AGCNS-BC) certification exam. It incorporates both current test plans and the most recent NACNS core competencies, encompassing all the essential knowledge you need to pass the exam and succeed in practice.
Written by certified Clinical Nurse Specialist educators and practitioners, this guide begins with an overview of both exams, study tips, and test-taking strategies to help you prepare for the big day. The manual is then organized into three sections according to the Three Spheres of Impact for CNS Practice.
- Patient Direct Care: covers health assessment, diagnostic reasoning, pharmacology, and pathophysiology
- Nurses & Nursing Practice: reviews health maximization, consultation, advocacy, culturally competent care, and coaching and mentoring
- Organizations & Systems: features sections on leadership, QI/safety, outcomes, research, and evidence-based practice
Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Certification Review provides a targeted, systematic review for the ACCNS-AG and AGCNS-BC exams with end-of-chapter review questions and a FULL practice test that includes answers and rationales in an easy-to-digest format.
- Reflects the latest AACN and ANCC test plans
- Incorporates the updated NACNS Core Competencies and the AACN Scope and Standards for CNS Practice
- Edited and authored by certified Clinical Nurse Specialist educators and practitioners
- Includes end-of-chapter review questions, PLUS a valuable 175-question practice test with rationales for self-assessment
- Purchase includes digital access for use on most mobile devices or computers
Author: Amy Shay
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 10.00h x 8.00w x 0.93d
About the Author
Powers, Jan: -
Jan Powers PhD, RN, CCRN, CCNS, CNRN, NE-BC, FCCM
Director of Nursing Research and Professional Practice
Parkview Health System
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Indiana University School of Nursing
Terry A. Doescher, MSN, RN, CNS-BC, CCRC
Board Member of the Central Indiana Organization of Clinical Nurse Specialists
Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist
Clinical Doctor of Nursing Candidate
Amy C. Shay, PhD, RN, APRN-CNS, FCNS
Clinical Assistant Professor and Clinical Nurse Specialist Program Coordinator
Indiana University School of Nursing
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