This valuable study resource provides a thorough, comprehensive review for the Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) exam - and it's the only review book that also helps readers prepare for the Certified Flight Registered Nurse (CFRN) and Flight Paramedic Certification (FP-C) exams. No other resource provides both a review of content as well as over 1,400 questions and a CD-ROM with 3 practice tests. Each chapter features questions with answers and rationales for every question - explaining the "why" behind every answer. Packed with all the essential information needed for a complete review, it includes a new section on critical care, a new chapter on bioterrorism, and new content on conscious sedation issues, RSI, airway management, and safety training. The Transport section now includes new content on CAMTS standards and transport operations.
Over 1,400 questions with rationales and references offer excellent preparation for the CEN, CFRN, and FP-C exams.
A practice CD-ROM includes 3 sample exams with answers and rationales, and automatic grading helps users assess their mastery of the material.
A content outline of must-know topics is provided, followed by practice questions, answers, rationales, and references.
New to this Edition
New guidelines and medications currently being used for BLS, ACLS, and PALS are discussed.
New chapters have been added on Invasive Interventions, Pharmacology, Invasive Monitoring, Bioterrorism, CAMTS Standards, and Transport Operations.
Updated and expanded content addresses emerging infectious diseases, CISM for emergency and transport staff, CAMTS standards and transport operations, conscious sedation issues, RSI, airway management, safety training, and age-related changes and differences (pediatric and geriatric).
Part I. Practice and Patient Care Issues 1. Emergency and transport nursing education and preparation for practice. 2. Patient assessment and priority setting: triage 3. Abdominal emergencies 4. Cardiovascular emergencies 5. Dental, ear, nose, and throat emergencies 6. Environmental emergencies 7. Facial emergencies 8. Genitourinary emergencies 9. Medical emergencies 10. Mental health emergencies 11. Neurological emergencies 12. Obstetrical and gynecological emergencies 13. Ocular emergencies 14. Organ and tissue donation and post transplant emergencies 15. Orthopedic emergencies 16. Pain management 17. Respiratory emergencies 18. Shock emergencies 19. Toxicological emergencies 20. Wound management emergencies 21. Disaster preparedness 22. Bioterrorism - NEW! 23. Legal and ethical issues 24. Research 25. Education: patient family and community, safety training
Part 2. Prehospital and Transport Issues 26. Transport physiology 27. Transport safety a. Extrication b. Survival c. Stress Management 28. Patient care during transport 29. CAMTS Standards - NEW! 30. Transport Operations - NEW!