- Paperback: 216 pages
- Publisher: Pearson IT Certification; 1 edition (October 29, 2009)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0789739348
- ISBN-13: 978-0789739346
- Product Dimensions: 7 x 0.6 x 9.1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces
Editorial Reviews From the Back Cover CNACertified Nursing Assistant Exam Cram Linda Whitenton Marty Walker Succeedwith topical reviews, practice exams, and preparation tools – Covers exactlywhat you need to know to score higher on your CNA exam- More than 150 sampletest questions help you gain confidence and decide when you’re ready to takethe actual exam- Simplifies key nursing assistant concepts and techniques foreasy learning- Includes popular Cram Sheet tearcard to help you remember keyconcepts and do extra last-minute studying – Exam Alerts identify importantinformation found on the exam Written by Leading Experts! Score Higher on theCNA Exam!The CD features an adaptive test engine, giving you an effective toolto assess your readiness for the CNA exam. Key features include- Detailedexplanations of correct and incorrect answers- Multiple test modes- Randomquestions and order of answers- Coverage of all CNA topic categories About the Author Marty Walker has practiced nursing for the past 30 years at the vocational nursing level as a registered nurse, and at the master’s level. Marty began her nursing career as a licensed practical nurse, receiving her vocational education certificate from Atlantic Vocational School in Pompano Beach, Florida in 1979. In 1982, she earned the associate degree in nursing from Broward Community College in Davie, Florida. She worked for more than 10 years as a staff nurse in telemetry, critical care, and emergency nursing before completing a bachelor of science degree in nursing from Florida International University in Miami, Florida. In 1995, she began teaching medical-surgical nursing at Ivy Tech State College in Sellersburg, Indiana. After relocating to Miami, Marty accepted a position as Nurse ClinicalEducator for three cardiac units at Jackson Memorial Hospital. She attained aMaster’s in Nursing Science in Nursing Education from Barry University inMiami Shores, Florida in 2003. Marty’s love of teaching led her to MercyHospital’s School of Practical Nursing, along with adjunct teaching positionsat Florida International University and Barry University. In Miami, Martyadded pediatrics to her teaching expertise. She taught medical-surgicalnursing for a short time at Pensacola Junior College in Pensacola, Floridabefore accepting a full-time associate professor position at Northwest FloridaState College, where she currently teaches in the RN-BSN program as well asthe associate degree nursing program. Marty’s expertise also includes testconstruction. She has led the faculty at NWF State College in improving thesuccess rates of students enrolled in the program as well as their success onthe NCLEX-RN. Marty’s versatility extends to her clinical practice as she hasrecently completed the family nurse practitioner certificate program at TheUniversity of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama. Marty volunteers as a clinicnurse and the director of nursing services for the Crossroads Medical CenterClinic in Valparaiso, Florida. Linda Whitenton began a 38-year nursing career in 1967 as a nursing assistant in Paducah, Kentucky. Following her graduation from Murray State University’s BSN program in 1970, she practiced in mental health, pediatrics, and medical-surgical nursing. Teaching nursing assistants, emergency medical technicians, and unit secretaries in a Mississippi hospital cemented her love for teaching in her role as a hospital in-service education director in the early 1970s. She accepted her first teaching position at Northeast Mississippi Community College in 1975. While at NEMC, she taught fundamentals, medical-surgical nursing, management, and psychiatric nursing and served as assistant director and director of the program for seven years. In 1977, Linda earned her master’s of science degree in nursing at the Mississippi University for Women, which also afforded her the family nurse clinician credential. In 1987, she relocated to Florida and accepted a position as associate director of nursing for the associate degree nursing program at St. Petersburg College in St. Petersburg. While at SPC, she designed curriculum for more than 1,000 employees of the Pinellas County EMS, taught LPN transitional students at night, and practiced part time at the Bayfront Medical Center Trauma Center. During her 27 years of teaching, Linda continued to practice in emergencynursing, urological nursing, and as a nurse clinician. Linda also earned 30hours of post-masters work in anthropology and educational psychology. In2004, she returned to clinical practice as the director of nursing/vicepresident for a Mississippi community hospital. While there, she received anational award for outstanding nursing leadership. She returned to Florida in2000 to design and direct a new AD nursing program for Northwest Florida StateCollege, formerly Okaloosa-Walton College, the first of five health programsnow in place at the college. For the past three years, Linda has served asassociate dean of Health Technology, adding administrative oversight for thehealth programs she launched during her eight-year tenure at NWFSC. Sherecently retired from the college, receiving the honor of Emeritus AssociateDean and Director of Nursing. Since the early 1990s, Linda has worked withRinehart and Associates Nursing Review, a nurse-owned company that offersreview courses for graduates preparing for their examination to becomelicensed RNs or LPNs. Linda is a Certified Nurse Educator, CNE, and a memberof Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Society.