Neonatal Certification Review for the CCRN and RNC High Risk Exam by Rogelet and Brorsen (2010) or Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing by AACN, AWHONN, etc (2007)
I'd like to start doing questions to study for the test and was originally just going to by the AACN book. But then I saw this newer book and thought it might be a good idea to get a book that's more recent. Which is better??
Jul 26, '10
The core review one is pretty worthless. I used notes by Linda Jurestchke (sp?) with NICU Solutions and attended her conference and passed with "very strong" in every area. She knew just what weird tidbits are usually on the test.
Jul 29, '10
I read "Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care" by Merenstein and Gardner. It was well written, comprehensive, and very easy to follow.
Does your hospital have a library? Ours has a free one where you can go and borrow books that you may want to just look at.
The hospital also sponsored 8 hour pre-exam classes, with lectures by a nationally well-known Instructor. I attended it and it was very helpful.