It's CPNE time. Will you pass or will you fail? Care plans are one of the most misunderstood aspects of the CPNE. They are also critical to your success. Knowing how to write one according to the meticulous guidelines unique to the CPNE could be the tipping point between passing your exam and going home empty handed. This study guide will break down the care plan process step-by-step. You'll learn the foundation to writing care plans, how to write and use a Grid, how to choose accurate Nanda labels specific to your patient, how to write outcome and validation assessments and tips for when and how to revise weak care plans. You'll also get proven mnemonics to help you remember your critical elements, multi-step Care Plan Checklist, a Rules to Care Planning Cheat Sheet for quick reference and multiple care plan samples that are most common during the CPNE. Don't waste thousands of dollars by going to your clinical exam unprepared. Everything you need to know about writing care plans according to the most current guidelines for the CPNE is in this study guide. There's enough to stress about during the CPNE. Now care plans don't have to be one of them.