Reference List

The following references are used in the development of the CMSRN examination.

Books

Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses. (2018). Scope and Standards of Medical-Surgical Nursing Practice (6th ed.). Pitman, NJ. Retrieved from https://www.amsn.org/practice-resources/scope-and-standards(link is external)

Craven, H. (Ed.). (2016). Core Curriculum for Medical-Surgical Nursing. (5th ed.). Pitman, NJ: Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses.

Roberts, D. (Ed.). (2014). Medical–Surgical Nursing Review Questions (3rd ed.). Pitman, NJ: Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses.

Current Medical-Surgical Nursing Textbooks, such as:

Hinkle, J.L. & Cheever, K.H. (2018). Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing (14th ed.). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer.

Ignatavicius, D.D., Workman, M.L., & Rebar, C.R. (2018). Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts for Interprofessional Collaborative Care (9th ed.). St. Louis: Elsevier.

LeMone, P., Burke, K.M., Bauldoff, G., & Gubrud, P. (2015). Medical-Surgical Nursing: Critical Reasoning in Patient Care (6th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall.

Lewis, S.L., Dirksen, S.R., Heitkemper, M.M., Bucher, L., & Harding, M.M. (2017). Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems (10th ed.). St. Louis: Elsevier.

Potter, P.A., Perry, A.G., Stockert, P.A., & Hall, A.M. (2019). Essentials for Nursing Practice (9th ed.). St. Louis: Elsevier.

Potter, P.A., Perry, A.G., Stockert, P.A., & Hall, A.M. (2017). Fundamentals of Nursing (9th ed.). St. Louis: Elsevier/Mosby.

Wilkinson, J.M., Treas, L.S., Barnett, K.L., & Smith, M.H. (2016). Fundamentals of Nursing: Volume 1- Theory, Concepts, and Applications; Volume 2- Thinking, Doing, and Caring. (3rd ed.). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Co.

Pathophysiology Textbooks for Nurses, such as:

Grossman, S.C. & Porth, C.M. (2014). Porth’s Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States (9th ed.). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer.

McCance, K.L. & Huether, S.E. (2017). Understanding Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children (6th ed.). St. Louis: Elsevier/Mosby.

Pharmacology Books, such as:

Kee, J.L., Hayes, E.R., & McCuistion, L.E. (2014). Pharmacology: A Patient-Centered Nursing Process Approach. (8th ed.). St. Louis: Elsevier/W.B. Saunders.

Skidmore-Roth, L. (2018).  Mosby’s 2018 Nursing Drug Reference, 31th ed. St. Louis: Elsevier/Mosby.

Shields, K.M., Fox, K.L., & Liebrecht, C. (2018).  Pearson Nurse’s Drug Guide 2018. Hoboken, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc.

Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Books, such as:

Boyd, M.A. (2018). Psychiatric Nursing: Contemporary Practice. (6th ed.). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer.

Giger, J.N. (2017). Transcultural Nursing: Assessment & Intervention. (7th ed.). Missouri: Elsevier.

Townsend, M.C. (2015). Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: Concepts of Care in Evidence-Based Practice. (8th ed.). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Co.

Townsend, M.C. & Morgan, K.I. (2017). Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: Concepts of Care in Evidence-Based Practice. (7th ed.). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Co.

Nutrition Books, such as:

Lutz, C.A., Mazur, E.E., and Litch, N.A. (2015). Nutrition and Diet Therapy. (6th ed.). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Co.

Professional Journals, such as:

American Journal of Nursing, MEDSURG Nursing Journal, Nursing Clinics of North America, Nursing 201X.