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Staten Island: Nursing

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HURST Q Review

The Hurst Q Review is a set of practice exams designed to prepare nursing students for the NCLEX® exam by providing realistic practice questions in a timed format and is included with the complete Hurst Live or Online NCLEX® review course. Hurst provides 6 practice exam attempts for the RN Reviews and e exam attempts for the PN Reviews. You will get an account set up when you attend the Hurst Review session at St. Paul's. 

KAPLAN REVIEW NCLEX-RN PREDICTOR

Predicts how well you will do on the NCLEX. A score of 65 or above means you have an excellent chance of passing the NCLEX.You can take this test more than once. Use your existing Kaplan account. 

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Transcultural Nursing

Center for Disease Control and Prevention 
Provides extensive statistical information on health problems affecting minority groups in the United States. 
 
EthnoMed 
Provides information on cultural beliefs, and medical issues of recent immigrants. 
 
MedlinePlus Population Groups 
Includes links to Web sites dealing with health issues for various ethnic groups and special populations including Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, African Americans, Native Americans, and seniors. 
 
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine 
An authorative website on complementary and alternative medicine, covering a broad range of healing philosophies, approaches, and therapies.

Books:

  • Andrews, M.M. (2012). Transcultural Concepts in Nursing Care. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 
  • D'Avanzo, C.E. (2008). Pocket Guide to Cultural Health Assessment (4th ed.). St. Louis: Mosby. 
  • Dayer-Berenson, L. (2011).  Cultural Competencies for Nurses: Impact on Health and Illness. Massachusetts: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
  • Galanti, G. (2008). Caring for Patients from Different Cultures (4th ed.). Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 
  • Giger, J.N., & Davidhizar, R.E. (2013). Transcultural Nursing: Assessment and Intervention (6th edition). St. Louis: Mosby. 
  • LaGumina, S.J. (Ed.). (2000). The Italian American Experience: An Encyclopedia. New York: Garland Publications. 
  • Leininger, M., & McFarland, M. (2002). Transcultural Nursing: Concepts, Theories, Research, & Practice. New York: McGraw-Hill.  
  • Purnell, L.D. (2013). Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach. Philadelphia: Davis. 
  • Schaefer, R. T. (2010). Racial and Ethnic Groups. New Jersey: Pearson Prentice Hall.
  • Spector, R. (2013). Cultural Diversity in Health & Illness (8th ed.). 
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