Nursing School and Allied Health Entrance Exams (Academic Test Preparation Series)

Nursing School and Allied Health Entrance Exams (Academic Test Preparation Series)

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Here is expert test-taking advice and exhaustively comprehensive math, science, and verbal subject refreshers for the National League for Nursing (NLN) Exams, Nurse Entrance Test (NET), and Allied Health Professions Admission Test (AHPAT). Opening with a much-needed explanation of the tests' formats and scoring systems, as well as an overview of the nursing profession, the author devotes each chapter to practice questions, test strategies, and basic concepts for a specific content area. Features include: -- Nearly 1,500 practice questions with detailed answer explanations -- In-depth reviews of all major test topics -- math, verbal ability, physical sciences, health, and reading comprehension -- Expert test-taking tips using a unique "educated guess" technique -- Strategies for conquering test anxiety -- Advice on selecting the right school and plotting a nursing career path

Table of Contents

PART I: INFORMATION ABOUT NURSING AND ALLIED       1  (18)
HEALTH PROGRAMS AND ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS
About the Nursing Profession 3 (16)
Selecting a Nursing Career 3 (1)
Selecting a Nursing Program 4 (1)
Selecting an Allied Health Program 4 (1)
Financial Aid Sources 5 (2)
Special Features of This Book 7 (1)
Special Features of the Sixteenth Edition 8 (1)
About the Examinations 8 (7)
Preparing for the Examinations 15 (4)
PART II: PRACTICE FOR REGISTERED NURSING SCHOOL 19 (274)
ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS
Unit 1: Verbal Ability 21 (54)
What Verbal Ability Is and How It Is 21 (2)
Measured
Etymology-Key to Word Recognition 23 (2)
Know Your Roots 25 (2)
Prefixes and Suffices 27 (2)
Synonyms 29 (13)
Answer Sheet 34 (1)
Synonyms Test 35 (6)
Answer Key 41 (1)
Antonyms 42 (9)
Answer Sheet 44 (1)
Antonyms Test 45 (5)
Answer Key 50 (1)
Skill with Verbal Analogies 51 (13)
Answer Sheet 55 (1)
Verbal Analogies Test 56 (7)
Answer Key 63 (1)
Let's Put You to the Test 64 (11)
Answer Sheet 65 (1)
Final Verbal Ability Examination 66 (8)
Answer Key 74 (1)
Unit 2: Mathematics 75 (78)
Mathematics Review 75 (38)
Answer Sheet 98 (2)
Test l 100(3)
Test 2 103(3)
Test 3 106(3)
Test 4 109 (4)
Quantitative Comparisons
Test 5 113(6)
Test 6 119 (3)
Final Mathematics Examination
Part 1: General Mathematics 122(5)
Part 2: Quantitative Comparisons 127(3)
Answer Key 130(2)
Explanatory Answers 132(21)
Unit 3: Science 153(112)
Introduction 153(7)
Concepts Related to Health Sciences 160(7)
Science Glossary 167(18)
Answer Sheet 185 (4)
Chemistry and Physics
Test l 189(6)
Test 2 195 (5)
Human Anatomy and Physiology
Test3 200(6)
Test4 206 (5)
Biology
Test 5 211 (7)
General Science
Test 6 218 (7)
Final Science Examination
Test 7 225(7)
Answer Key 232(4)
Explanatory Answers 236(29)
Unit 4: Reading Comprehension 265(28)
Techniques of Reading Interpretation 265(11)
Answer Sheet 276(1)
Test 1 277(5)
Test 2 282(2)
Test 3 284(3)
Test 4 287(2)
Test 5 289(2)
Test 6 291(1)
Answer Key 292(1)
PART III: PRACTICE FOR ALLIED HEALTH SCHOOL 293(88)
ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS
Unit 5: Verbal Ability 295(8)
Answer Sheet 295(1)
Test l: Synonyms 296(3)
Test 2: Antonyms 299(3)
Answer Key 302(1)
Unit 6: Quantitative Ability 303(20)
Answer Sheet 303(1)
Test 1: Nonverbal Arithmetic 304(3)
Test 2: Problem Solving 307(2)
Test 3: Algebra 309(1)
Test 4: Quantitative Comparisons 310(5)
Answer Key 315(1)
Explanatory Answers 316(7)
Unit 7: Science 323(46)
Answer Sheet 323(3)
Test 1: Cells, Structure, and Function 326 (5)
Biology
Test 2 331(3)
Test 3 334(2)
Test 4: Human Anatomy and Physiology 336(8)
Test 5: Chemistry 344(2)
Test 6: Chemistry and Physical Science 346(5)
Answer Key 351(3)
Explanatory Answers 354(15)
Unit 8: Reading Comprehension 369(12)
Answer Sheet 369(1)
Reading Passage 1 370(2)
Reading Passage 2 372(2)
Reading Passage 3 374(2)
Reading Passage 4 376(3)
Answer Key 379(2)
PART IV: PRACTICE FOR PRACTICAL/VOCATIONAL 381
NURSING SCHOOL ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS
Introduction 383(1)
Test-Taking Strategies 384(1)
Test-Taking Tactics 384(3)
Unit 9: Verbal Skills 387(18)
Answer Sheet 387 (2)
Antonyms
Test l 389(4)
Test 2 393 (2)
Synonyms
Test 3 395(4)
Test 4 399(2)
Test 5: Spelling Usage 401(2)
Answer Key 403(2)
Unit 10: Arithmetic and Mathematics 405(40)
Review of Basic Operations 405(15)
Solutions to Practice Exercises 420(10)
Answer Sheet 430 (1)
Arithmetic Tests
Test l 431(2)
Test 2 433(2)
Final Arithmetic and Mathematics Test 435(3)
Answer Key 438(1)
Solutions 439(6)
Unit 11: Health and Science 445(34)
Health and Science Glossary 445(6)
Answer Sheet 451(2)
Test l 453(3)
Test 2 456(3)
Test 3 459(3)
Test 4 462(6)
Answer Key 468(2)
Explanatory Answers 470(9)
Unit 12: Reading Comprehension 479
Answer Sheet 479(1)
Test l 480(2)
Test 2 482(2)
Test 3 484(3)
Test 4 487(2)
Test 5 489(2)
Answer Key 491