|Product Name||Test Success: Test-Taking Techniques For Beginning Nursing Students|
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|Short Description||Height:0.88 inches / Length:10.84 inches / Weight:2.16 pounds / Width:8.49 inches|
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|Author||Patricia M. Nugent RN MA MS EdD, Barbara A. Vitale RN MA|
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|Long Description||The road to nursing success begins here! , A complete review of core concepts. , More than 800 questions (Alternate format, too!) , Test-taking hints and rationales for correct and incorrect answers. Over 800 practice questions in the text and on the BONUS CD-ROM introduce beginning nursing students to a variety of testing formats they’ll encounter throughout their nursing education and on the NCLEX® exam. An easy-to-follow format organizes information into 14 content areas. Invaluable coverage enhances critical thinking, time management, and effective study habits through proven techniques, improving classroom performance and test-taking. Thoroughly updated and revised, the 6th Edition provides more alternate-item-format questions reflecting the latest NCLEX-RN® test plan as well as a wealth of test-taking tips to reduce anxiety and build confidence for Test Success! "The Success books are absolutely essential to my study regime. I literally need one like I need coffee in the morning to pass an exam!" —Taryn Van Rensburg, Student Nurse at Naugatuck Valley Community College, CT|
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