CHT and CHRN Certification Exam Practice Book

Robert B. Sheffield & Deborah A. Sheffield

CHT and CHRN Certification Exam Practice Book


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Title: CHT and CHRN Certification Exam Practice Book
Author: Robert B. Sheffield, BBA, CHT, Deborah A. Sheffield, MSN, APRN, CHT, ACHRN
ISBN: 978-1-61584-989-5
Publisher: International ATMO, Inc., San Antonio, Texas
Editions: 2013
Description: Softcover
Pages: 180

This book contains hundreds of multiple choice questions and answers. The book teaches relevant information likely to be on the exam through question and answer format. Rationale is given for right and wrong answers; and background knowledge is given in the rationale. Unlike actual exam questions, this book builds your knowledge of particular topics by using a series of related questions. The book is divided into different sections, including: physics, barotrauma, decompression theory, decompression tables, therapeutic mechanisms of HBO, treatment indications and profiles, equipment, patient and staff safety, and transcutaneous oximetry. The introduction to the book also includes test-taking strategies. Pros: The Q&A format is an active learning process. The Q&A format is helpful to exam candidates who are inexperienced or uncomfortable with multiple choice exams. Cons: The book has limited use of graphics.

Table of Contents

  • How to Use This Book
  • What You Need to Know About the CHT/CHRN Exam
  • How to Prepare for the Exam
  • How to Deal with Questions on the Exam
  • How to Manage your Time
  • How to Manage Stress
  • References Used in this Book
  • Study Questions
    • Physicis
    • Barotrauma
    • Decompression Theory
    • Decompression Tables
    • Therapeutic Mechanisms of HBO
    • Treatment Indications and Profiles
    • Equipment
    • Patient and Staff Safety
    • Transcutaneous Oximetry
  • Blank Answer Sheet
  • Charts from the US Navy Diving Manual


CHT/CHRN Certification Exam Review Course (DVD format)

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This 3-disc set contains 6 hours of material. It was recorded at a live Review Course. The two presenters are experienced hyperbaric professionals who hold CHT and CHRN certifications. The viewer will see both the presenter and the slide images on video. The presentations use video clips and images to illustrate key points. The graphics make it easier to understand physics, physiology, dive tables, and equipment issues. Included is a presentation on test-taking strategies. Pros: This material is useful for people who are better incorporate information when presented verbally or visually. Cons: Watching a video presentation is a passive learning activity. Many people incorporate information better when more actively engaged.



Deborah A. Sheffield, MSN, APRN, CHT, ACHRN
Family Nurse Practitioner
CHT # 1057   ACHRN # 0057

Robert B. Sheffield, BA, CHT
Director of Education, International ATMO
CHT # 0068

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