Practicing HAAD exam:Tips for the HAAD exam for Nurses, Doctors, Dentists and Lab Technicians.

by ADRIAN on January 14, 2017

  • Start exam preparation at least 3 months before examination.
  • In depth knowledge regarding the topic is very essential to find out correct answer from four options
  • Identify strategic words from the questions like immediate, initial, priority action, side effect, toxic effect etc
  • Choose the comprehensive answer that include all other options which is known as umbrella effect
  • Avoid asking yourself
  • Most of the questions are like scenarios, this type of questions read the base first
  • Keep in mind three major principles in nursing
    1. Airway, breathing, circulation
    2. Assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, evaluation
    3. Maslow`s hierarchy
      • Physiological needs (Airway, respiratory effort, HR, rhythm, nutrition, elimination)
      • Safety & Security (Protection from injury, trust in nurse patient relationship)
      • Love & belongingness (Support system, Protection from isolation)
      • Self esteem (Control, Competence, and Acceptance)
      • Self actualization (Hope, spiritual wellbeing)
  • Try to solve easy and confident questions first
  • Concentrate on pictures like ECG, tubes, traction etc
  • TEXT BOOKS
    • For theoretical knowledge follow Saunders text
    • Lippincott is best for question practise
  • Always keep in mind that all indirect questions has direct link with theory. (Support system, Protection from isolation)
    • Self esteem (Control, Competence, and Acceptance)
    • Self actualization (Hope, spiritual wellbeing)
  • Try to solve easy and confident questions first
  • Concentrate on pictures like ECG, tubes, traction etc