Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review

Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Author JoAnn Zerwekh
ISBN-10 9780323428132
Release 2016-09-01
Pages 368
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Ensure that you’re thoroughly prepared for the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) certification exam with more than 1,500 questions! Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review, 3rd Edition reflects the latest evidence-based clinical practice and national treatment guidelines and protocols. This comprehensive resource features more than 1,500 high-quality multiple-choice questions with detailed rationales for correct answers. Questions related to patient safety are highlighted with a QSEN safety icon to highlight the graduate-level safety competency of the Quality & Safety Education for Nurses initiative. It also includes a companion Evolve website with virtually unlimited, randomly generated practice exams that match the length and question distribution of the actual AANP and ANCC FNP certification exams. More than 1,500 multiple-choice questions with by detailed rationales help students understand the reasoning behind each answer. Division of clinical chapters into Physical Examination and Diagnostic Tests, Disorders, and Pharmacology makes it easy for students to locate specific information within each system. Chapters on Research and Theory and Professional Issues provide information on professional competencies important to the FNP role. Multiple-choice questions that mirror FNP certification exam formats give you realistic exam practice. NEW! Updated questions throughout review the latest evidence-based clinical practice and national treatment guidelines and protocols to prepare students for the AANP and ANCC FNP certification exams and clinical practice. NEW! Questions emphasizing patient safety are highlighted to reinforce the graduate-level safety competency of the Quality & Safety Education for Nurses initiative.



Nurse Practitioner Certification Examination and Practice Preparation

Nurse Practitioner Certification Examination and Practice Preparation Author CTI Reviews
ISBN-10 9781467241823
Release 2016-10-16
Pages 346
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Nurse Practitioner Certification Examination and Practice Preparation. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.



Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive Review Third Edition

Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive Review  Third Edition Author Maria T. Codina Leik, MSN, ARNP, FNP-C, AGPCNP-BC
ISBN-10 9780826134288
Release 2017-11-28
Pages 800
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Doody’s Medical Review: 100 Points; 5 Stars (First Edition) The third edition of this highly acclaimed review continues to promote efficient, time-saving study by synthesizing the complex knowledge needed to pass the exam into a concise, well-organized format. It is updated with key information about the new FNP certification exam, including new test format questions featuring photos of skin and eye conditions, drag and drop, EKG, and more challenging multiple choice questions. Also new to the third edition is more detailed information about non-clinical topics on the exam including research, ethics, medico-legal issues, advanced practice law, health practices of major religions, and reimbursement guidelines. One hundred new review questions throughout the book and on the practice exam—including answer key and rationale--increase the total number of questions to 740. Designed to help FNP students boost their confidence through intensive review and high-quality questions, the third edition features a succinct, precisely targeted ‘need-to-know’ detail of diseases commonly seen in primary care. It covers the entire lifespan from pediatrics through geriatrics, and offers extensive test-taking techniques and question dissection and analysis sections that provide strategies on how to identify the best clues during the problem-solving process. Organized by body system, sections are consistently formatted and encompass Danger Signals, Normal Findings, Lab findings, Benign Variants, and individual Disease Review topics for each system. Additional outstanding features include Exam Tips and Clinical Tips that help to focus system study on key information. New to the Third Edition: Updated information reflecting the new FNP certification exam New test format questions used by AANC including photos of skin and eye conditions, drag and drop, EKG, and more complex multiple choice questions 100 new in-depth review questions for a total of 740 Additional information about non-clinical topics including culture, religion, and health practices; evidence-based medicine; and more Key Features: Provides a succinct, precisely targeted review of diseases commonly seen in primary care Delineates strategic “question dissection techniques” for study success developed by the author Includes Exam Tips and Clinical Tips to help prioritize and interpret test content Outlines Normal Findings and Benign Variants in physical assessment of each body system Offers intensive pharmacology review



Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive Review Third Edition

Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive Review  Third Edition Author Maria T. Codina Leik, MSN, ARNP, FNP-C, AGPCNP-BC
ISBN-10 9780826134196
Release 2017-11-28
Pages 800
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Doody’s Medical Review: 100 Points; 5 Stars (First Edition) The third edition of this highly acclaimed review continues to promote efficient, time-saving study by synthesizing the complex knowledge needed to pass the exam into a concise, well-organized format. It is updated with key information about the new A-GNP certification exam, including new test format questions featuring photos of skin and eye conditions, drag and drop, EKG, and more challenging multiple choice questions. Also new to the third edition is information about non-clinical topics on the exam including research; culture, religion, and health practices; evidence-based medicine, epidemiology and reimbursement guidelines. One hundred new review questions throughout the book and on the practice exam—including answer key and rationale-- increase the total number of questions to 740. Designed to help NP students boost their confidence through intensive study and high-quality questions, the third edition features a succinct, precisely targeted review of diseases commonly seen in primary care. It covers the entire lifespan from pediatrics through geriatrics, and offers extensive test-taking techniques and question dissection and analysis sections that provide strategies on how to identify the best clues during the problem-solving process. Organized by body system, sections are consistently formatted and encompass Danger Signals, Normal Findings, Lab findings, Benign Variants, Differential Diagnosis and individual Disease Review topics for each system. Additional outstanding features include Exam Tips and Clinical Tips that help to focus system study on key information. New to the Third Edition: Updated information reflecting the new A-GNP certification exam New test format questions used by AANC including photos of skin and eye conditions, drag and drop, EKG, and more complex multiple choice questions 100 new in-depth review questions for a total of 740 Differential Diagnosis in table format Additional information about non-clinical topics including culture, religion, and health practices, evidence-based medicine, and more Key Features: Provides a succinct, precisely targeted review of diseases commonly seen in primary care Delineates strategic “question dissection techniques” for study success developed by the author Includes Exam Tips and Clinical Tips to help prioritize and interpret test content Outlines Normal Findings and Benign Variants in physical assessment of each body system Offers intensive pharmacology review



Family Nurse Practitioner Certification

Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Author Maria T. Codina Leik, MSN, APRN, BC, FNP-C
ISBN-10 082611136X
Release 2007-07-23
Pages 424
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ALL YOU NEED FOR CERTIFICATION EXAM SUCCESS! This mega-review covers test taking tips using Leik's unique "question dissection" technique, relevant content review, extensive practice questions, and detailed, current exam information in a "fast facts" style, saving you study time while providing comprehensive preparation. This book is also a great companion to the FNP Certification Review app, coming soon for your iPhone or iPad! Pass your Family Nurse Practitioner ANCC or AANP exam, prepare for tests in school, or improve in the last semester of your program with: Photos of diseases and physical exam maneuvers that promote visualization and clarify techniques Organ system reviews divided into four parts; descriptions of emergent conditions, high-yield normal physical exam findings, maneuvers, and applicable benign variants Tables on orthopedic maneuvers, immunizations, STDs, lab tests, skins rashes, and more to help you organize and recall procedures Students say: "I took this class in 2003 and I did pass my Adult NP ANCC exam soon after. Ms. Leik's class gave practical information, essential concepts for studying, and core topics on which to focus. I would recommend this class to others as an essential component in ensuring success in passing the certification exam." - Cynthia Milich, CNP Why the Leik Technique? Maria T. Codina Leik has been a leading provider of exam preparation education and counseling for almost 20 years. Her company National ARNP Services, Inc. has helped thousands of nurses pass their certification exams nationwide. See our entry for Maria Leik's companion volume, Adult Nurse Practitioner Certification. A third volume, on Pediatric Nurse Certification, is forthcoming. Please note: An analogous volume to Maria Leik's series, Gerontological Nurse Certification Review is due in June from Meredith Wallace and Sheila Grossman.



Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification Study Question Book

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification Study Question Book Author Assistant Professor Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing Baltimore Maryland JoAnne Silbert-Flagg
ISBN-10 9781449619138
Release 2010-10-15
Pages 94
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Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification Study Question Book, Third Edition is the ideal review guide for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Family Nurse Practitioners preparing to take certification exams and as a reference in the practice setting. The content of the Study Question Book is divided into systems with an in-depth coverage of growth and development and health promotion and maintenance. Following each chapter are test questions, including answers and bibliographic reference. Focused on enhancing your test-taking skills while also integrating the principles of test taking, this study guide provides a comprehensive and total approach to success in the examination process. The Perfect Study Guide for the ANCC Exam! Intended to work either as a stand alone or in conjunction with the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide.



Midwifery Women s Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide

Midwifery   Women s Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide Author Beth M. Kelsey
ISBN-10 9781284118834
Release 2017-05
Pages 400
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Preceded by: Midwifery and women's health nurse practitioner certification review guide / Beth M. Kelsey and Jamille Nagtalon-Ramos. Third edition. [2015].



Family Practice Examination and Board Review Third Edition

Family Practice Examination and Board Review  Third Edition Author Mark Graber
ISBN-10 9780071781862
Release 2012-11-23
Pages 960
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An engagingly written case-based review for the Family Medicine Board Examination and the USMLE Step 3 Family Practice Examination and Board Review, Third Edition is the ideal study guide for the primary and recertification exam in family medicine and for licensure exams. The third edition has been completely updated with new cases, new questions, and new study results--and you'll also find new bits of humor that make the book fun to read and your study more enjoyable. This trusted review has been applauded by residents and students for its "building-block approach" to teaching that assures you understand one subject before moving on to the next. FEATURES More than 360 progressive case studies that reflect the realities of clinical practice and prepare you for your exams A 149-question final exam with answers referenced to pages in the book Detailed answer explanations for most questions that explain not only why an answer is right, but why the other answers are wrong Comprehensive coverage of ALL topics on the boards and recertifying exam Super-effective learning aids such as Quick Quizzes, learning objectives, clinical pearls, and more Color photographs of conditions most easily diagnosed by appearance Written not only to help you pass your exams, but to also update your knowledge of family medicine with state-of-the-art information An outstanding refresher for primary care physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners



Curriculum Development and Evaluation in Nursing Third Edition

Curriculum Development and Evaluation in Nursing  Third Edition Author Sarah B. Keating
ISBN-10 9780826130273
Release 2014-09-16
Pages 504
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Written for graduate students and faculty, this new edition responds to the many changes that have occurred in nursing and education since the second edition was published.



NCLEX RN Exam Cram

NCLEX RN Exam Cram Author Wilda Rinehart
ISBN-10 9780768697353
Release 2010-11-23
Pages 720
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Succeed with topical reviews, practice exams, and preparation tools “The book offers a quick ‘cram’ approach to the NCLEX that is very user friendly and not time intensive. The overall approach is very learner-centered and the content is well-paced.” –Catherine Dearman, R.N., Ph.D. Covers exactly what you need to know to score higher on your NCLEX-RN® exam. Includes 500 sample test questions to help you determine whether you’re ready to take the actual exam. Our popular Cram Sheet tearcard helps you remember key concepts. Exam Alerts provide important information found on the exam. Simplifies pharmacology for easy learning. Score Higher on the NCLEX-RN® Exam! Category: Test Preparation and Review Covers: Nursing NCLEX-RN® is a registered trademark of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc. (NCSBN), which does not sponsor or endorse this product.



Advanced Practice Nursing E Book

Advanced Practice Nursing   E Book Author Ann B. Hamric
ISBN-10 9781455739790
Release 2013-06-24
Pages 752
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Addressing all major advanced practice nursing competencies, roles, and issues, Advanced Practice Nursing: An Integrative Approach, 5th Edition provides a clear, comprehensive, and current introduction to APN today. It applies APN core competencies to the major APN roles — including the burgeoning Nurse Practitioner role — and covers topics ranging from the evolution of APN to evidence-based practice, leadership, ethical decision-making, and health policy. This edition includes a new chapter on the international development of APN, new and enhanced illustrations, and a colorful new reader-friendly format for improved readability. From internationally known APN experts Ann Hamric, Charlene Hanson, Mary Fran Tracy, and Eileen O'Grady, along with a host of internationally recognized APN contributors, Advanced Practice Nursing introduces you to APN and helps you identify an APN role, develop key competencies for that role, and succeed as an APN. Coverage of APN core competencies defines and describes all competencies, including direct clinical practice, guidance and coaching, consultation, evidence-based practice (EBP), leadership, collaboration, and ethical decision-making. Operationalizes and applies APN core competencies to the major APN specialties including the Clinical Nurse Specialist, the Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, the Certified Nurse-Midwife, and the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. Content on managing APN environments addresses such factors as business planning and reimbursement; marketing, negotiating, and contracting; regulatory, legal, and credentialing requirements; health policy issues; and nursing outcomes and performance improvement research. Unique Exemplar boxes provide real-life scenarios, showing APN competencies in action. In-depth discussions of educational strategies show how nurses develop competencies as they progress into advanced practice. Discussions of APN role development clearly explain the career trajectory that you can anticipate as you transition to advanced practice.



Legal Nurse Consulting Practices Third Edition

Legal Nurse Consulting Practices  Third Edition Author Ann M. Peterson
ISBN-10 9781420089509
Release 2010-02-19
Pages 645
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Over the past generation, the practice of legal nurse consulting has grown to include areas such as life care planning, risk management, and administrative law, as well as taking on a more diversified role in both criminal and civil law and courtroom proceedings. First published in 1997, Legal Nurse Consulting, Principles and Practices provided professionals in the field with an authoritative reference that helped further define and grow their roles. Used in LNC programs across the country, it introduced RNs to the foundations and practice areas of legal nurse consulting. Maintaining the high standards of the previous edition of this bestseller, the current editors have fully revamped this reference to match the education and reference needs of today’s LNC. Adding a wealth of new information, the book has been split into two volumes: Legal Nurse Consulting Principles, designed for students, and Legal Nurse Consulting Practices, a solid professional reference that practicing LNCs will consult again and again. Legal Nurse Consulting Practices provides the professional LNC with a wealth of new content covering processes and legal considerations in a number of areas. It explores forensics work and administrative healthcare law including insurance regulations and fraud. It discusses keys aspects of Medicare, approaches to creating a life care plan, the legal aspects of advanced practice nursing, and key concepts related to pediatrics and neonatal care. The book also describes the competencies and necessary background needed for certification and provides advice on how to advance within the profession. An authoritative reference for practitioners: Includes samples of effective and ineffective cross-examinations Explores evidentiary issues Provides guidelines for setting up an LNC practice Examines the role of LNCs in various fields Reviews the healthcare claims process Discusses case evaluation for a variety of special needs patients Contains review questions at the end of each chapter to refresh practicing LNCs Those wishing guidance on the basics of LNC should check out the companion volume, Legal Nurse Consulting Principles. These volumes are also available as a set.



Advanced Practice Nursing

Advanced Practice Nursing Author Ann B. Hamric
ISBN-10 9781455739806
Release 2014
Pages 726
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Preceded by: Advanced practice nursing. 4th ed. c2009.



Teaching Cultural Competence in Nursing and Health Care Third Edition

Teaching Cultural Competence in Nursing and Health Care  Third Edition Author Dr. Marianne R. Jeffreys, EdD, RN
ISBN-10 9780826119971
Release 2015-12-01
Pages 552
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Praise for the Second Edition: "This book will help educators understand the multidimensional process of cultural competence, and the vignettes it provides will be useful to anyone who teaches cultural competence." -- Nursing Education Perspectives Based on proven research, this textbook is a unique “how-to” for nursing faculty called upon to educate students, nurses, and other health care providers on how to provide optimal care for culturally diverse populations. It offers a systematic approach featuring ready-to-use materials for planning, implementing, and evaluating cultural competence education strategies and programs. A wealth of practical information on all aspects of culturally competent communication and treatment—in both classroom and workplace settings--is supplemented with an assessment and evaluation toolkit that can be adapted for all educational levels. The third edition is reorganized to facilitate the incorporation of cultural competence into a greater variety of environments, and provides additional examples and case studies to better illustrate content. Updated and revised information, research findings, and expanded ready-to-apply strategies and exemplars are woven throughout all chapters. New and expanded chapters address curriculum; traditional classrooms, hybrid, and online courses; and clinical settings, immersion experiences, service learning, simulation, and nursing skills lab. Included are educational activities for academic, clinical, and professional association settings. Integrated reflection boxes, easy-to-apply action steps, toolkit resource boxes, references, and discussion questions help students to fully integrate the book’s content. The text fulfills Cultural Competence accreditation requirements for undergraduate nursing programs and for institutions trying to obtain Magnet Status. New to the Third Edition: Reorganized to address cultural competence in a variety of environments Expanded ready-to-apply strategies and exemplars A wealth of updated and revised information and research New and expanded chapters on curriculum and varied learning modalities New information on clinical settings, immersion experiences, service learning, simulation, and nursing skills lab Reflection boxes, easy-to-apply action steps, toolkit resource boxes, and discussion questions Also available: For PhD students, instructors, institutions, and others who want to take it a step further, can purchase The Cultural Competence Education Resource Toolkit. This product contains questionnaires and evaluation methods for a variety of environments, and will enable the use to assess cultural competence in a group of individuals, and a means to achieve optimal cultural competence. For more information, go to www.springerpub.com/cctoolkit .



Clinical Teaching Strategies in Nursing Third Edition

Clinical Teaching Strategies in Nursing  Third Edition Author Kathleen Gaberson, PhD, RN, CNOR, CNE, ANEF
ISBN-10 0826105823
Release 2010-03-28
Pages 456
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Named a 2013 Doody's Essential Purchase! "I recommend this book as an introduction to new educators involved in clinical teaching."--Journal for Nurses in Staff Development This textbook presents a comprehensive framework for planning, guiding, and evaluating learning activities for undergraduate and graduate nursing students in clinical settings. The book presents clinical teaching strategies that are effective and practical in a rapidly changing health care environment. It describes a range of teaching strategies useful for courses in which the teacher is on-site with students, in courses using preceptors, in simulation laboratories, and in distance education environments. This book represents the cutting edge of educational strategies, examining innovative uses of virtual reality, game-based learning, and nontraditional sites for clinical teaching. Also discussed are culturally inclusive strategies, methods incorporating current technologies, and strategies for teaching students with disabilities. Key Topics: Choosing clinical learning assignments Self-directed learning activities Case method, case study, and grand rounds Clinical Nurse Educator Examination Detailed Test Blueprint core competencies Evaluation strategies and grading for written assignments Ethical and legal issues in clinical teaching Recognizing that clinical settings require different approaches to teaching, the contributors present all the tools necessary to help educators meet the challenges of this complex learning environment.



Core Curriculum for Pain Management Nursing E Book

Core Curriculum for Pain Management Nursing   E Book Author ASPMN
ISBN-10 9780323461979
Release 2017-08-02
Pages 656
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Learn how to successfully work with patients in pain with The Core Curriculum for Pain Management Nursing, 3rd Edition. Written by the American Society of Pain Management Nurses (the primary nursing organization in pain management), this easy-to-read text covers the entire scope of pain management in a very user-friendly outline format. This new edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the latest standards and scope of practice put forth by the ASPMN. Yet, it still retains its strong nursing focus as it explores the nurse’s role as a patient advocate in pain management and how that role changes from a Registered Nurse to a Clinical Nurse Specialist to a Nurse Practitioner. Both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic methods of pain management are discussed, as is a wide variety of patient subsets beyond the traditional pediatric, adult, and geriatric patient. If you’re looking to pass the ASPMN credentialing exam and work successfully with all types of patients in pain, then this is the perfect text for you! Content written by the ASPMN (American Society of Pain Management Nurses), the primary nursing organization in pain management, ensures the material is authoritative and timely. UNIQUE! Expansive patient coverage addresses not only adults, pediatric and geriatric patients, but also key subsets of patients — such as those who have concomitant addiction, those who have cancer, those who are under sedation for a procedure, and more. Comprehensive coverage discusses important topics — such as the disparities in pain management, gender differences in pain and analgesia, the effect of depression on pain perception and management, the use of research, various theories of pain management, and more — to fully prepare you for your ASPMN credentialing exam and professional practice. UNIQUE! Strong nursing focus thoroughly explores the nurse’s role as a patient advocate in pain management and how that role changes from a Registered Nurse to a Clinical Nurse Specialist to a Nurse Practitioner. Unique outline format makes the text an accessible and easy-to-read reference. NEW! Coverage of both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic pain interventions has been updated to keep you abreast of the latest methods for both types of pain management. NEW! Thoroughly updated information reflects the latest standards and scope of practice as well as the blueprint for the ASPMN credentialing exam. NEW! Additional information on pain management in bariatric patients highlight important considerations that you need to know when caring for this specific patient population. NEW! Added illustrations and figures throughout the text make difficult concepts easier to understand.



Advanced Health Assessment of Women Third Edition

Advanced Health Assessment of Women  Third Edition Author Helen Carcio, MS, MEd, ANP-BC
ISBN-10 9780826123091
Release 2014-10-10
Pages 640
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This is the only truly comprehensive advanced text for the assessment of women's health, written for such primary care providers as nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and certified nurses;midwives. It encompasses both foundational and cutting-edge physical and psychosocial information in a clear and concise outline format, and is unique in its presentation of more advanced techniques and procedures not addressed in standard graduate assessment texts. Keeping pace with the expanding scope of advanced practice, the third edition provides several completely new chapters authored by renowned specialists, expanded chapters, and updates. This includes new information on contraception, domestic violence, health history of special populations, lesbian health, evaluation of the pelvic floor, aging and menopause, bleeding irregularities, infertility, skin aesthetics, pelvic pain, and health guidelines. With an integrated approach to treatment, the authors delineate the expanded roles of advanced health care providers, including guidance for situations when a practitioner must decide whether to act independently, co-manage, consult, or refer. The authors provide in-depth descriptions enhanced by plentiful tables and figures of each assessment skill and technique along with its underlying rationale. Basic techniques are augmented by the inclusion of possible alterations for a particular procedure. On a continuum from simple to complex, the text is divided into 11 units that cover basic women's health assessment down to the cellular level, health history, prenatal assessment, investigative procedures including sonohysteroscopy and simple cystometrogram, and several chapters on specific women's health concerns. A special chapter on urinary incontinence includes diagnosis of bladder dysfunction. Sample assessment forms are integrated throughout, as are comprehensive lists of equipment required for each procedure along with information on patient preparation and follow-up. New to the Third Edition: Updated assessment guidelines New chapters on lesbian health, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, polycystic ovarian syndrome, skin aesthetics, and pelvic pain Information on new contraception devices New information on domestic violence, health history of special populations, and vaginal microscopy Cervical cancer screening, menopause assessment, and osteoporosis screening Expanded information on evaluation of the pelvic floor Expanded information on aging and menopause Updates on infertility and information on BRCA gene testing Key Features: Provides detailed descriptions of advanced assessment techniques enhanced with plentiful tables and figures Presents the rationale for all assessments and procedures Delineates clinical procedures on the leading edge of the expanded role of the advanced practice clinician Includes unique chapters about selection and insertion of the vaginal pessary, intrauterine insemination procedure, and donor insemination Covers such advanced skills as vulvar exam and biopsy, endometrial biopsy, acrochordonectomy, polypectomy, and colposcopy