A part of Linda Silvestri's Pyramid to Success, this study and review tool is filled with tips, strategies, and other indispensable information to help students prepare for the NCLEX-RNŽ examination. Whether this is the first or last review product purchased, this book will help students feel well-prepared and confident as they get ready for the Boards or any exam throughout the nursing curriculum. It incorporates all-new information on the latest NCLEX-RN examination test plan, plus the new alternate item format questions. The text breaks down questions to illustrate not only a rationale for the answer, but also a strategy for tackling similar questions. A companion CD-ROM offers 500 questions, in addition to video clips from Linda Silvestri's seminar on test-taking strategies. It is designed for use alongside any of the review and testing products currently on the market. Short chapters and a casual writing style help students understand key concepts involved in preparing for the NCLEX-RN examination. Two-color design with fun illustrations and cartoons help to lighten the reader's mood as they prepare. Each chapter contains examples and analysis of questions to help illustrate particular strategies. Pyramid Point notes emphasize important content related to the NCLEX-RN examination. Alternate item formats are included throughout the text and CD-ROM to help students become accustomed to the new question styles. Information about the new 2004 NCLEX-RN test plan is included in the book for reference. A companion CD-ROM offers 500 questions, allowing students to customize quizzes and exams.
Table of Contents
The Test Plan
The Examination Process
Types of Questions on the Examination
Nonacademic Preparation: Your Path to Success
How To Avoid ``Reading into the Question''
True or False Response Questions
Questions That Require Prioritizing
Leadership, Delegating, and Assignment-Making Questions