The New Edition of this popular, easy-to-use guide continues to provide invaluable test-taking tips for beginning nursing students. It teaches critical thinking, time management, and effective study habits through proven techniques that enhance classroom performance and guide students through the examination process. 800 practice questions introduce your students to all of the different testing formats. By mastering these formats, your students will improve their grades; increase their confidence; and reduce the anxiety and stress that comes with exams...throughout their nursing school studies.It includes a CD-ROM with two 75 question final exams. It offers a 100-question final exam in the text (including alternate format questions) in each of the fundamentals areas, with answers as well as rationales for both correct and incorrect. It features completely revised chapters, Test-Taking Formats Other Than Multiple-Choice Questions and Analyze Your Test Performance. It updates all of the content to reflect current medical technology and standards of nursing practice, as well as CDC, American Heart Association, and other relevant guidelines. It features 800 practice questions that introduce the beginning student to all forms of test taking, including the new alternate format NCLEX questions.It presents time management strategies with tips and suggestions that specifically address the challenges more students face by working full or part time and juggling multiple responsibilities throughout nursing school. It integrates study and test-taking strategies with basic nursing theory and skills.