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Unit 1: NCLEX-PN Exam Preparation1. The NCLEX-PN Examination 2. Pathways to Success 3. The NCLEX-PN Examination: From a Graduate's Perspective 4. Test-Taking StrategiesUnit 2: Professional Standards in Nursing Care5. Cultural Awareness6. Ethical and Legal Issues 7. Delegating, Managing, and Prioritizing Client CareUnit 3: Nursing Sciences8. Fluids and Electrolytes 9. Acid-Base Balance 10. Vital Signs and Laboratory Values 11. Nutritional Components of Care12. Intravenous Therapy and Blood AdministrationUnit 4: Fundamentals of Care13. Health and Physical Data Collection Techniques for the Adult Client14. Hygiene and Safety15. Medication and Intravenous Administration16. Perioperative Nursing Care17. Positioning Clients18. Care of a Client with a TubeUnit 5: Growth and Development Across the Life Span19. Theories of Growth and Development 20. Developmental Stages 21. Care of the Older Client Unit 6: Maternity Nursing22. Reproductive System 23. Prenatal Period and Risk Conditions24. Labor and Birth and Associated Complications25. The Postpartum Period and Associated Complications26. Care of the Newborn27. Maternity and Newborn MedicationsUnit 7: Pediatric Nursing28. Integumentary Disorders 29. Hematological and Oncological Disorders 30. Metabolic, Endocrine, and Gastrointestinal Disorders31. Eye, Ear, and Throat and Respiratory Disorders32. Cardiovascular Disorders 33. Renal and Urinary Disorders 34. Neurological and Cognitive Disorders 35. Musculoskeletal Disorders 36. Infectious and Communicable Diseases 37. Pediatric Medication Administration and CalculationsUnit 8: The Adult Client with an Integumentary Disorder38. Integumentary System39. Integumentary MedicationsUnit 9: The Adult Client with a Hematological or Oncological Disorder40. Hematological and Oncological Disorders41. Hematological and Oncological MedicationsUnit 10: The Adult Client with an Endocrine Disorder42. Endocrine System43. Endocrine MedicationsUnit 11: The Adult Client with a Gastrointestinal Disorder44. Gastrointestinal System45. Gastrointestinal MedicationsUnit 12: The Adult Client with a Respiratory Disorder46. Respiratory System47. Respiratory MedicationsUnit 13: The Adult Client with a Cardiovascular Disorder48. Cardiovascular System49. Cardiovascular MedicationsUnit 14: The Adult Client with a Renal or Urinary Disorder50. Renal and Urinary System51. Renal and Urinary MedicationsUnit 15: The Adult Client with an Eye or Ear Disorder52. The Eye and the Ear53. Eye and Ear MedicationsUnit 16: The Adult Client with a Neurological Disorder54. Neurological System55. Neurological MedicationsUnit 17: The Adult Client with a Musculoskeletal Disorder56. Musculoskeletal System57. Musculoskeletal MedicationsUnit 18: The Adult Client with an Immune Disorder58. Immune System59. Immunologic MedicationsUnit 19: The Adult Client with a Mental Health Disorder60. Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing61. Mental Health Disorders62. Addictions63. Crisis Theory and Intervention64. Psychiatric MedicationsUnit 20: Comprehensive TestReferencesGlossaryIndexPriority Nursing Action box list