ERIC Number: ED233653
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Study Guide for the Regents External Degree Examination in Health Support--Area II (4 Credits).
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Regents External Degree Program.
A study guide for the Health Support Area II examination of the University of the State of New York Regents External Degree Program is presented. The examination tests the use of the nursing process to support the health of the client at risk for major health problems throughout the life cycle. Emphasis is placed on nursing actions related to prevention, teaching and counseling, screening, and early detection. A list is presented of objectives for the nursing degree candidate. Alterations in developmental and sustenal patterns, in activity patterns, and in life-space patterns are indicated for each of the following problem areas: mental health, nutritional disturbances, cardiovascular/respiratory problems, childbearing problems, safety and environmental health problems, infections and communicable diseases, neurological problems, endocrine problems, autoimmune problems, and birth defects and genetic problems. Additionally, for each of these areas, primary and secondary references are listed that the candidate may find helpful in preparing for the examination; in total, the bibliography consists of 134 references. Three sample test questions are also included. (SW)
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Developmental Stages, Diseases, Educational Objectives, Environmental Influences, External Degree Programs, High Risk Persons, Higher Education, Identification, Information Sources, Medical Evaluation, Nursing, Physical Activity Level, Preventive Medicine, Test Wiseness, Tests
New York State Education Department, Regents External Degree Program in Nursing, Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Regents External Degree Program.