Trauma Certified Registered Nurse (TCRN) Examination  Review

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Trauma Certified Registered Nurse (TCRN) Examination Review

SKU# 9780826131942

Think in Questions, Learn by Rationales

Author: , Kendra Menzies Kent MS, RN-BC, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN, TCRN



Promotes critical thinking with Socratic-style reasoning process

This is a comprehensive review for the new Trauma-Certified Registered Nurse® Exam, featuring innovative clinical judgment-enhancing content review, 500 practice test Q&As with rationales, test-taking skills, and in-depth coverage of the test blueprint. This Review is distinguished by its unique "Think in Questions" format, which helps readers to anticipate the kinds of questions that might be asked, and promotes critical thinking throughout the exam. The content review is comprised of bite-size sections for easier learning and memorization that include thousands of unfolding questions, answers, and hints.

The Review's user-friendly format guides candidates through each topic with a short content review followed by a Socratic-style Q&A reasoning process to assist in arriving at the best possible clinical judgment. It also includes plentiful tables and charts to reinforce learning, a chapter on test-taking skills, specific guidance on preparing for the certification exam, and useful suggestions related to the exam format.

    Key Features:
  • Goes beyond mere memorization of facts with "Think in Questions" Socratic-style content review
  • Provides content review, practice exam-style Q&A with rationales, test-taking skills, and test blueprint format
  • Includes thousands of unfolding questions, answers and hints
  • Contains "bite-size" sections for each topic for easier learning and memorization
  • Includes 500 exam-style questions with rationales

Product Details 

  • Publication Date January 17, 2017
  • Page Count 400
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826131942

About The Author(s) 

Kendra Menzies Kent, RN, MS, CCRN, CNRN, RN-BC, is the Nursing Director of the Marcus Neuroinstitute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital in south Florida. She is a highly experienced critical care trauma nurse and accomplished instructor, with multiple specialty certifications within critical care and extensive clinical experience in the majority of these specialty areas as well. Ms. Kent is also Educational Consultant for Med Ed Seminars in Charlotte, NC and a speaker for Health and Sciences Television Network (HSTN) and HSTN videos. Ms. Kent has edited or contributed to Ellis, Decision-Making in Medical Surgical Nursing Ellis, Evaluation Process: Competency-Based Orientation, Expert 10-Minute Physical Examination Expert Rapid Response, AACN Neuroscience Orientation PowerPoint for Traumatic Brain Injury, Critical Care Essentials, and CCRN Review Q&A.

Table of Contents 

  1. Introduction to the Trauma Certified Registered Nurse ™ Examination

  2. Neurological Trauma

  3. Maxillofacial Trauma

  4. Neck Trauma

  5. Thoracic Trauma

  6. Abdominal Trauma

  7. Genitourinary Trauma

  8. Obstetrical Trauma

  9. Musculoskeletal Trauma

  10. Surface and Burn Trauma

  11. Psychosocial Issues of Trauma

  12. Shock


  14. Injury Prevention and Public Education

  15. Pre-Hospital Care

  16. Patient Safety and Patient Transfers

  17. Forensic Issues

  18. End-of-Life Issues

  19. Trauma Quality Management

  20. Staff Safety and Critical Incidence Stress Management

  21. Disaster Management

  22. Regulations and Standards

  23. Ethical Issues

  24. Practice Test