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Davis Edge NCLEX Question of the Week #20

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For this week’s NCLEX Question of the Week…

The nurse is assessing the weight and height of 1-year-old children and comparing their current heights and weights to their birth weights and heights. Which child does the nurse expect to have proper growth and development?


Question Options:
1.) Child A
2.) Child B
3.) Child C
4.) Child D

Option 1: The child’s height is increased by only 0.6 foot and weight by only 9 lbs. The child who has adequate growth will have an increase of 1- foot in height and will triple the weight at birth after 1 year. However, the child has increased in height by 0.6 foot and the weight increase is 3lbs less than required which indicates inadequate development.

Option 2:From birth to 1 year, the weight of the child triples and the height increases by 1 foot if adequate nutrition and health are maintained. The child B’s weight tripled and height increased by 1 foot, therefore, child B is said to have appropriate growth and development.

Option 3:The child’s height is increased by only 0.6 foot and weight by only 10 lbs after a year and is less than the expected height and weight for a one-year-old child. Therefore, the child C has inadequate development.

Option 4: The child’s height is increased by 0.6 foot and weight by only 12 lbs compared to a height increase of 1 foot and weight that has tripled. This indicates that the child has inadequate development.

A Message from Andy McPhee

Dear ,

Greetings, hope this note finds you well. I’m writing today to tell you that as of September 30, 2016, I’ll be retired.

I’ve been in publishing now for 30 years, and I’ve enjoyed nearly every one of them. It’s time now to start a new phase of life, and I’m excited by the prospects. I’ve met a huge number of people over the years and have had many close relationships, relationships that I cherish greatly. Always with change it’s hardest to say goodbye to so many wonderful people.

I wish to thank everyone who has “liked” my page and posts. I am deeply indebted to our relationship. As I say goodbye, my colleagues at F.A. Davis want you to know that they’re here to support you and continue that relationship. So, from October 1 onward, I ask that you take your questions, comments, and jokes to the F.A. Davis team. Like or follow the F.A. Davis company page for a chance to win a complete set of our Medical Assisting products!

I am sincerely grateful to have had the opportunity to work with you, and I wish you nothing but success, good health, and constant happiness wherever life may lead you.

Warmest regards,
Andy McPhee

Congratulations 2017 Nursing Scholarship Winners

2016 Scholarship Winners!!

The moment you have all been waiting for is here! After receiving 3,356 applications from undergraduate and graduate nursing students, we are delighted to announce the winner of our second annual undergraduate scholarship and the winner of our first annual graduate nursing scholarship.

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Florence Nightingale Give-A-Way!

We know Florence Nightingale best as the founder of modern nursing but Barbara Dossy, author of Florence Nightingale: Mystic, Visionary, Healer, suggests that is only one side of her many faceted life. Dossy does a fantastic job at illustrating Nightingale’s magnificent legacy. Here are some of our favorite quotes from the book:

“Nightingale’s vision has inspired me in a deeper, richer and more compassionate view of nursing than I had ever conceived. I believe this awareness is valuable not only for nurses, but for anyone who has ever been drawn to ease the pain and suffering of another.”

“By her uncompromising, shining example, she invites each of us to find our meaning and purpose in our own individual journey through life.”

“May Florence Nightingale change your life, as she has mine.”

-Barbara Dossey

Follow us on twitter and use hash tag #NightingalePrevails, August 19th- 31st for a chance to win your very own copy of Barbara Dossey’s Florence Nightingale: Mystic, Visionary, Healer, an F.A Davis favorite!

2016 Conference Schedule Part 3

Hello again! We are continuing to prepare for the fall semester with a batch of new products that we are very excited about! We will be attending meetings all over the US (and even abroad) to show them off! Check out where we will be headed and if you will also be attending any of these, leave a comment below, drop us a line , or connect with us now and we can meet face to face!

AMSN – Academy Medical-Surgical Nursing Annual Meeting
Washington, D.C.

PT Director’s Meeting/ APTA Educational Leadership Conference
Phoenix, AZ

NCHSCE (National Consortium for Health Science Education) National Health Science Curriculum Conference 
Louisville, KY

PAEA – Physician Assistant Education Association Conference
Minneapolis, MN

MNA – Maryland Nursing Association 
Linthicum Heights, MD

APNA – American Psychiatric Nurses Association Annual Conference 
Hartford, CT

Frankfurt Book Fair 
Frankfurt, Germany

OT Program Director’s Meeting 
San Diego, CA

CNYSCS – Coalition of New York State Career Schools 
Callicoon, NY

APTA – American Physical Therapy Association National Student Conclave
Miami, FL

ECPI Faculty Conference
Virginia Beach, VA

OADN – Organization for Associate Degree Nursing
Dallas, TX

NSNA – Annual Mid-Year Conference 
Kansas City, MO

NAMAS – National Alliance of Medical Auditing Specialists Annual Conference 
Orlando, FL