Prioritization Delegation And Assignment 2nd Edition Pdf

Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment: Practice Exercises for the NCLEX® Examination is the only review book on the market with a focus on prioritization and management of care—just like the current NCLEX Examination itself! The workbook’s unique approach establishes your foundational knowledge and then provides exercises of increasing difficulty to help you build confidence in your prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment skills. It offers unique preparation for the NCLEX Examination and effectively equips you to practice in today’s fast-paced healthcare environment.The only workbook available that provides in-depth practice with prioritization, delegation, and assignment questions similar to those you’ll see on the NCLEX Examination, including questions in alternate item formats

Unique three-part organization that (1) equips you with foundational skills to make sound decisions, then helps you apply those skills (2) in straightforward scenarios and (3) then in complex health scenarios

In-depth Answer Key at the back of the book that provides not only the correct answer but also a detailed rationale and an indication of the focus of the question, whether prioritization, delegation, supervision, or patient assignment. Expanded content focus to include psychiatric/mental health, OB/maternity, and pediatrics along with med-surg areas

New chapters on infection control and obstetrics and maternity

Greater emphasis on questions involving core body systems and related health problems, such as diabetes and cancer, to best prepare you for the conditions you are most likely to encounter on the NCLEX Examination and in clinical practice

Four new unfolding cases addressing long-term care, pediatrics, psychiatric/mental health nursing, and OB/maternity

Additional emphasis on medication safety equips you to take appropriate actions to prevent or remediate medication errors

Multiple-select questions revised to include at least 5 response choices each, keeping you up to date with the full range of NCLEX Examination item formats


Guidelines for Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment Decisions


1. Pain

2. Cancer

3. Immunologic Problems

4. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance Problems

5. Safety and Infection Control

6. Respiratory Problems

7. Cardiovascular Problems

8. Hematologic Problems

9. Neurologic Problems

10. Visual and Auditory Problems

11. Musculoskeletal Problems

12. Gastrointestinal and Nutritional Problems

13. Diabetes Mellitus

14. Other Endocrine Problems

15. Integumentary Problems

16. Renal and Urinary Problems

17. Reproductive Problems

18. Problems in Pregnancy and Childbearing

19. Pediatric Problems

20. Pharmacology NEW!

21. Emergencies and Disasters

22. Psychiatric–Mental Health Problems


Case Study 1 – Chest Pressure, Indigestion, and Nausea

Case Study 2 – Dyspnea and Shortness of Breath

Case Study 3 – Multiple Clients on a Medical-Surgical Unit

Case Study 4 – Shortness of Breath, Edema, and Decreased Urine Output

Case Study 5 – Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Case Study 6 – Home Health

Case Study 7 – Spinal Cord Injury

Case Study 8 – Multiple Patients With Adrenal Gland Disorders

Case Study 9 – Multiple Clients With Gastrointestinal Problems

Case Study 10 – Multiple Patients With Pain

Case Study 11– Multiple Clients With Cancer

Case Study 12 – Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Case Study 13 – Head and Leg Trauma and Shock

Case Study 14 – Septic Shock

Case Study 15 – Heart Failure

Case Study 16 – Multiple Patients With Peripheral Vascular Disease

Case Study 17 – Respiratory Difficulty After Surgery

Case Study 18 – Long-Term Care

Case Study 19 – Pediatric Clients in Clinic and Acute Care Setting

Case Study 20 – Multiple Patients With Mental Health Disorders

Case Study 21 – Childbearing


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