This Study Guide is the perfect companion to Fundamentals of Nursing Care: Concepts, Connections & Skills, 2nd edition. It offers practice the nursing student needs to hone their critical-thinking and problem-solving skills while mastering the principles, concepts, and procedures essential to success in the classroom and in practice.
Make the connections between classroom and practice with a fresh, new approach to nursing fundamentals. This innovative, multimedia learning experience will teach you how to master the required skills, think critically, and deliver personalized care.
"Today's competitive, market-driven health care environment is challenging the very nature of professional nursing practice. Fundamentals of Nursing: The Art and Science of Person-Centered Care, Ninth Edition, promotes nursing as an evolving art and science, directed to human health and well-being"--Provided by publisher.
Master content from the textbook with this helpful study tool! Designed to accompany Harkreader's Fundamentals of Nursing, 3rd Edition, this workbook will assist students in understanding and applying material from each chapter in the text.
Packed with clinical examples, proven pedagogy, striking illustrations and online learning tools, this best-selling text takes a holistic approach as it distills the fundamentals that nursing students need to know to respond today's healthcare challenges competently, enthusiastically and accountably.
It’s your complete guide to nursing — from basic concepts to essential skills! Fundamentals of Nursing, 9th Edition prepares you to succeed as a nurse by providing a solid foundation in critical thinking, evidence-based practice, nursing theory, and safe clinical care in all settings. With illustrated, step-by-step guidelines, this book makes it easy to learn important skills and procedures. Care plans are presented within a nursing process framework, and case studies show how to apply concepts to nursing practice. From an expert author team led by Patricia Potter and Anne Griffin Perry, this bestselling nursing textbook helps you develop the understanding and clinical reasoning you need to provide excellent patient care. 51 skills demonstrations provide illustrated, step-by-step instructions for safe nursing care — and include rationales for each step. 29 procedural guidelines provide streamlined, step-by-step instructions for performing basic skills. UNIQUE! Critical Thinking Models in each clinical chapter show how to apply the nursing process and critical thinking to achieve successful clinical outcomes. Evidence-Based Practice chapter shows how nursing research helps in determining best practices. UNIQUE! Caring for the Cancer Survivor chapter prepares nurses to care for cancer patients who may still face physical and emotional issues. Case studies include unique clinical application questions and exercises, allowing you to practice using care plans and concept maps. The 5-step nursing process provides a consistent framework for care, and is demonstrated in more than 20 care plans. 15 review questions in every chapter test your retention of key concepts, with answers available in the book and on the Evolve companion website. Practical study tools on Evolve include video clips of skills, skills checklists, printable key points, a fluid & electrolytes tutorial, a concept map creator, an audio glossary, and more. UNIQUE! Clear, streamlined writing style makes complex material more approachable. More than 20 concept maps show care planning for clients with multiple nursing diagnoses. Key points and key terms in each chapter summarize important content for more efficient review and study. Unexpected Outcomes and Related Interventions for each skill alert you to potential problems and appropriate nursing actions. Delegation coverage clarifies which tasks can and cannot be delegated. A glossary provides quick access to definitions for all key terms.
Created in conjunction with Fundamentals of Nursing, Seventh Edition, this Study Guide helps students review and apply concepts from the textbook to prepare for exams as well as nursing practice. Each chapter includes three sections: Practicing for NCLEX® (containing multiple-choice and alternate-format questions), Developing Your Knowledge Base (including a variety of questions formats such as fill-in-the-blank, matching, and short answer), and Applying Your Knowledge (comprised of critical thinking questions, reflective practice scenarios, and patient care studies). An Answer Key appears at the back of the book.
Designed to maximize visual learning, this Sixth Edition features a new art program and an integrated, cohesive, student-focused suite of multimedia products. Brand-new icons direct students to free video clips and online activities. New concept maps walk students through the nursing process for selected case-study patients. Unexpected outcomes are now included in skills descriptions. Like previous editions, the text maintains its unique holistic "blended skills" approach to nursing care and focuses on case-based learning and critical thinking. A back-of-book CD-ROM includes video clips and a Spanish-English audio glossary. A companion online course is available free with purchase of the text.
Fundamentals of Nursing and Midwifery is an introductory-level textbook designed specifically to meet the needs of undergraduate Australian and New Zealand nursing students. This comprehensive resource provides a detailed overview of key information with person-centered care highlighted throughout to provide a focus on the individualistic, interactive, and holistic nature of nursing and midwifery care. The approach introduces students to the why as well as the how by focusing not only on the patients physical healthcare needs, but also on the intellectual, emotional, sociocultural, and spiritual aspects of care. In this way, students learn to be holistic care givers while acquiring the foundational knowledge, procedures, and skills required for registration and successful nursing practice. The thoroughly revised and updated third edition includes progressive case studies, updated content on nursing informatics and IELTS (the International English Language Testing System), expanded coverage of mental health and mental illness, discussion on the ISBAR handover tool as a format for structured handover communication, and in-text references to the companion publication, Checklists for Clinical Nursing Skills, by Sparkes, Bassett, and Jacob. Key Features Include: -A�holistic person-centred approach to care that provides a framework that encourages the reader to maintain a central focus on the person as the recipient of care -Clearly outlined�key clinical skills with procedures explained step by step including full-colour photographs -Reflective practice and clinical reasoning introduced and explained within the framework of the Thoughtful Practice model -Short clinical scenarios, and critical thinking questions that encourage the reader to stop, reflect and analyse the text discussion -Australian and New Zealand cultural and legislative references -Information on Nursing Informatics that helps prepare students for the modern care environment thePoint online resources for students and instructors -NEW! Content mapped to new registered nurse standards -A wide array of resources for students and instructors, including Watch and Learn videos, Practice and Learn videos, Concepts in Action animations, quizzes, discussion topics and answers, journal articles and PowerPoint presentations -prepU for Fundamentals of Nursing and Midwifery, Third Edition, is an online adaptive quizzing engine that helps students to pinpoint strengths and weaknesses and enables instructors to assess student and class progress
The Art and Science of Person-Centered Nursing Care
Author: Marilee Lebon
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Study Guide to Accompany Fundamentals of Nursing: The Art and Science of Person-Centered Nursing Care, 9th Edition By Marilee LeBon Created in conjunction with Fundamentals of Nursing: The Art and Science of Patient-Centered Care, 9th Edition, this valuable Study Guide helps students review and apply important concepts to prepare for exams--and their nursing careers! Assessing Your Understanding provides a variety of exercises such as matching and fill-in-the-blank questions to help students retain key information. Applying Your Knowledge challenges students with critical thinking questions, reflective practice exercises to help cultivate QSEN competencies, and patient care studies. Practicing for NCLEX provides multiple-choice and alternate-format questions to help students review content and become familiar with the NCLEX format.
This second edition of Foundations of Nursing Practice has been revised and updated specifically to meet the needs of nursing students in all fields of practice The book explains how and why sensitive, safe, evidence-based holistic nursing care is carried out, including topics common to all fields of practice. Core nursing skills are emphasised to reflect the importance of clinical skills as well as the underpinning theory. Aids to learning in each chapter: Learning outcomes Interactive boxes for all age groups and fields of nursing practice Key words and phrases for literature searching Useful websites, references and further reading. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to nursing that will meet the needs of students, nurses returning to practice, mentors and other registered nurses. Relevant to all branches of nursing settings: infants, children, adults, pregnant women, older people and people with a learning disability or mental health problems Themes relevant to all stages and fields of nursing practice include safety, infection prevention and control, managing stress, communication, managing wounds and pressure ulcers, and dealing with loss Scenarios develop the skills of evidence-based practice, critical thinking, reflection and health promotion, and encourage further learning The areas of psychology, sociology, physiology and pathology are clearly related to nursing practice Key principles of health promotion, the law and ethics, the human lifespan and development are explained in earlier chapters, then applied in later chapters Cultural diversity information helps with understanding the needs of people from different backgrounds Person-centred approach encourages problem solving and application to practice Evidence-based practice is explicit throughout, and best-practice guidelines underpin exploration/explanation of nursing care. Easy-reference Glossary at the back of the book. Meets the requirements of the new pre-registration nursing curriculum including the NMC (2010) competencies and Essential Skills Clusters Greater emphasis on safeguarding vulnerable people, maternal health and first aid Self-test questions with answers available on accompanying website.
Fundamentals of Assessment and Care Planning for Nurses is designed to help nursing and healthcare students understand the essentials associated with assessment and care planning of adult patients. It will help you to recognise and respond compassionately to the needs of those you offer care to, work in partnership with those receiving care, assisting you to seek and access relevant health and social care and to provide information and support to others when required. Key learning features: Includes a range of interactive activities to encourage the reader to take stock and carry out activities pertinent to the chapter The key pedagogical feature will centre around a fictitious family; The use of the family will be to provide a basis to the various chapters and assessment will focus on the family or individual needs of a family member Each chapter begins with an aim and learning outcomes to enable the reader to contextualise and focus on the chapter content and the relevance to NMC proficiencies. Chapters end with an explicit conclusion, in the form of “putting it all together” Resource links are provided using electronic links or reference to appropriate literature that will help the reader seek further support and access additional information should this be required.
This workbook allows students to practice and record the mastery of skills found in Taylor's Fundamentals of Nursing, Seventh Edition by providing checklists designed to record every step of each procedure. This set of checklists is valuable as a self-assessment tool for students and a means for faculty to record student performance.
AJN Book of the Year 2011 Also Available… Fundamentals of Nursing Care: Text, Study Guide, and Skills Videos Package Fundamentals of Nursing Care: Text, Study Guide, Taber's 21st Edition, and Skills Videos Package Make the Connections! 70 Skills Videos on 2 DVDs Real Skills Performed by Real Nurses! Here's a fun, easy, and time-efficient way to learn how to perform all of the nursing skills you'll need in practice. Watch to immerse yourself in the clinical experience… Prepare for clinical lab Review for quizzes and tests Evaluate your performance post clinical View all of the skills or watch just those you need to master. And, watch the version that best suits your learning style—visual or auditory. View them as often as you like until you're confident in your abilities. With LPN Skills Videos, you'll make the connections from classroom to clinical with ease. Expert nurses show you how to perform the skills that will ensure your success. Each skill in this video collection is presented in two ways. Choose the approach that works best for you. Or, mix-and-match to make sure you understand every step. THE MOVIE VERSION The perfect approach for visual learners! Watch each skill from beginning to end without interruption. THE VOICE-OVER VERSION The best approach for auditory learners! Learn by viewing the same footage with voiceovers that explain “what” the nurse is doing and “why.”