Nurses' Guide to Teaching Diabetes Self-Management, Second Edition


Author: Rita Girouard Mertig, MS, RNC, CNS, DE
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826108288
Category: Medical
Page: 328
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This is an optimistic and empowering approach to the daunting task of teaching diabetes patients to care for themselves. Written by a highly respected diabetes educator who has suffered with diabetes for 25 years, the guide provides the clinical and personal expertise that will help nurses and other health professionals to successfully teach diabetes self-management and compliance to adults, children, adolescents, and parents. The book contains a vast reservoir of information ranging from a thorough overview of diabetes and the physical and emotional toll of living with the disease to number of teaching and motivating strategies that health care professionals can use to create individualized approaches to teaching self-management skills. The guide provides up-to-date information on drug therapies, nutrition management, exercise, chronic complications, glycemic control, diabetes in children, adolescents, and adults, diabetes in adults with special needs or mental illness, and diabetes noncompliance. Addressing the most important and current topics necessary for successful self-regulation and maintenance of diabetes, this innovative desk reference provides a quick guide and instructional tool for nurses and other health professionals who interact with diabetics. This new edition provides: Clinical guidance and expertise to successfully teach diabetes self-management to adults, adolescents, and children The clinical expertise of a leading diabetes educator and the hard-earned personal wisdom of an author who has suffered with diabetes for 25 years A new chapter on chronic complications that describes a multitude of helpful new treatments A greatly expanded section on nutrition and exercise Thoroughly updated chapters A "must read" chapter on noncompliance, including why this occurs and how to prevent it

Complete Nurse's Guide to Diabetes Care


Author: American Association
Publisher: American Diabetes Association
ISBN: 1580403492
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 586
View: 1932

Newly updated, Complete Nurse’s Guide to Diabetes Care, second edition, is the essential reference for nurses who work with diabetes patients. Get the latest details on the pertinent aspects of diabetes care and newest research, including diabetes complications, care and management approaches, and other diseases that affect the treatment of diabetes. This revised edition also features: A new chapter on patients with cancer and diabetesExtensive, updated resourcesUpdated treatment regimensThe latest in diabetes research Color photos and detailed tables in the guide provide excellent visual tools for nurses who want to provide the best diabetes care.

Handbook of Diabetes


Author: Rudy Bilous,Richard Donnelly
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444396188
Category: Medical
Page: 248
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Over three editions the Handbook of Diabetes has built a reputation as an essential practical manual on the assessment and management of patients with diabetes. Previously written by Gareth Williams and John Pickup, the book has been completely revised by Rudy Bilous and Richard Donnelly to reflect recent changes in diabetes treatment and care. It contains information on the new IFCC units for measuring blood glucose and the latest drugs being used to combat diabetes, as well as alternative methods of insulin delivery. The book has been fully updated and redesigned to make it even more user-friendly, and contains case histories, practice points, and landmark clinical trials highlighted in color in each chapter where appropriate. It also features an entirely new set of clinical photographs, and all 250 images from the book can be downloaded from the companion CD for use in presentations. The Handbook of Diabetes is the ideal practical handbook for all health professionals with an interest in diabetes care.

Clinical Coach for Effective Pain Management


Author: Paul Arnstein
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803625081
Category: Medical
Page: 272
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From classroom to practice—your own clinical coach by your side! Explore the importance of the nurse’s role in acute and chronic pain management with a unique approach that expands considerations beyond traditional views of pain! Coverage encompasses all of the professional, theoretical, physiological, psychological, and interpersonal knowledge you need to understand the pain experienced by patients and how to manage it more effectively.

Diabetes Mellitus

An Incredibly Easy Miniguide
Author: N.A
Publisher: Springhouse Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781582550121
Category: Medical
Page: 144
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Clear, simple explanations bring clarity to this complex illness. Incredibly Easy! memory joggers and an eight-page, color guide to pathophysiology help nurses and other health professionals provide expert care. Contents include understanding diabetes mellitus, preventing diabetes mellitus, assessing patients with diabetes mellitus, treating patients with diabetes mellitus, diabetes mellitus complications, and teaching the patient with diabetes mellitus.

Foundations of Clinical Nurse Specialist Practice


Author: Janet S. Fulton,Brenda L. Lyon,Dr. Kelly Goudreau, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826110673
Category: Medical
Page: 465
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Putting Your Patients on the Pump


Author: Karen M. Bolderman
Publisher: American Diabetes Association
ISBN: 1580405371
Category: Medical
Page: 128
View: 336

In a clear and concise style, the extensively revised Putting Your Patients on the Pump offers physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, clinicians, and educators experience and practical guidance on how to help patients successfully manage their diabetes using an insulin pump. Ten chapters provide an in-depth description of insulin pump therapy advantages and disadvantages, pump and infusion set options and selection, pump candidate basics, getting the patient ready, pump start-up, pump therapy management, other considerations (e.g., dining out, alcohol, exercise and physical activity, intimacy, managing sick days, stress, travel, weight change, menses and menopause, pregnancy, pediatrics, and older patients), resources, tips from pump experts, and insulin pumps of the future. Filled with checklists and step-by-step instructions, Putting Your Patients on the Pump is the ideal resource for health care professionals with expertise in diabetes care who wish to successfully start and maintain diabetes patients on insulin pump therapy.

Labor and Delivery Nursing

Guide to Evidence-Based Practice
Author: Michelle Murray, PhD, RNC,Gayle Huelsmann, BSN, RNC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826110923
Category: Medical
Page: 264
View: 9258

"Where was this book when I was a new nurse just learning the ropes of labor and delivery? This is a true gem of a book-a must for any new grad going into labor and deliveryÖ.I recommend this book for every labor and delivery floor." Cindy Curtis, RNC, IBCLC, CCE Former Director, The Family Birth Center Culpeper Regional Hospital Lignum, VA "The best one stop reference book for the experienced and noviced Labor and Delivery RN....Finally an excellent Labor and Delivery book by RN's -- for RN's." Garla DeWall, RNC Presbyterian Hospital in the Family Birthing Center Albuquerque, New Mexico Labor and delivery nursing requires critical thinking, constant caring, teamwork, and communication. As the first line of defense to prevent injury, labor and delivery nurses take on some of the most difficult and trying challenges in the delivery room. Murray and Huelsmann present this clinically oriented guide to help labor and delivery nurses make wise decisions in the delivery room. The authors provide a wealth of insight on how to maximize both maternal and fetal outcomes. This book provides authoritative guidance on intervention options, creation of patient-centered plans of care, and improved communication with other members of the obstetrics team. Special Features: Explains the stages and phases of delivery, pain management, patient assessment, and much more Features references, relevant graphics, skills checklists, and review questions at the end of each section Useful for RNs new to the field, seasoned practitioners looking for updated methods and data, and nurses preparing for certification and licensure With this book, nurses will gain the confidence and competence to approach labor and delivery challenges with care and efficiency.

Certified Diabetes Educator Exam Flashcard Study System

Cde Test Practice Questions & Review for the Certified Diabetes Educator Exam
Author: Cde Exam Secrets
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781609713027
Category: Medical
Page: N.A
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Life with Diabetes

A Series of Teaching Outlines
Author: Martha M. Funnell
Publisher: American Diabetes Association
ISBN: 1580405762
Category: Medical
Page: 536
View: 9645

Life With Diabetes is a series of teaching outlines developed and tested by the Michigan Diabetes Research and Training Center, affiliated with the Department of Medical Education of the University of Michigan Medical School. Previous editions of this teaching curriculum have been used by thousands of educators in diabetes clinics throughout North America to help their patients understand and live with the many challenges of diabetes. Each of the 22 topical chapters are detailed guides that give all the information an educator needs to cover a topic completely, yet allows each educator to speak to their patients in his or her own voice at a pace that is appropriate for each individual and class. Each topical chapter includes illustrations that can be used to show and teach important concepts, e.g., carbohydrate counting and how to manage stress, and necessary daily tasks, e.g., monitoring blood glucose and meal planning. There is also an extensive support material section that helps educators manage their educational programs. Life With Diabetes is the one book that every diabetes educator and clinic must have to provide complete and accurate health care to their diabetes patients.

Fast Facts for the Operating Room Nurse, Second Edition

An Orientation and Care Guide
Author: Theresa Criscitelli, EdD, RN, CNOR
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 082614022X
Category: Medical
Page: 250
View: 2315

“I am thrilled with the second edition of [this] book to guide seasoned preceptors, students, novice nurses, and novice CSTs through orientation in the perioperative setting...Take advantage of this book. Read it, highlight it, and keep it with you always!” -Caroline Kaufmann, RN, CNOR Program Director and Clinical Coordinator Surgical Technology Nassau Community College From the Foreword With essential information needed daily to provide optimal care to every patient, the guide condenses volumes of operating room content into one pocket-sized companion. The second edition of this nursing mentor—for novice perioperative nurses in orientation and their preceptors—is newly updated to reflect the 2017 AORN guidelines with current, evidence-based clinical practice knowledge in an easy-to-use format. A well-organized text with evidence-based directives on current perioperative standards, this handy resource covers patient safety, the surgical environment, critical thinking, immediate decision-making, and perioperative skills. Complex skills and techniques are broken down into a simple, easy-to-follow bulleted format encompassing all key knowledge areas for perioperative nurses. Each chapter introduces concepts and sets clear, learning objectives. The guide reinforces requisite knowledge with self-assessment questions, and the Fast Facts feature offers bite-size tips and tricks highlighted for easy access. New to the Second Edition: Fully updated in accordance with 2017 AORN Guidelines Hand hygiene Minimally invasive surgery Patient information management Surgical smoke safety Safe use of energy-generating devices Hypothermia Sterilization and Central Processing regarding Flexible Endoscopic Processing Robotic surgery Moderate sedation for RNs Surgical attire Key Features: Provides must-have OR information for new nurses and their preceptors Contains key knowledge on patient preparation, aseptic technique, surgical procedures, anesthesia considerations, and much more Published in convenient pocket size for information at a moment’s notice Includes Fast-Facts-in-a-Nutshell feature reinforcing key orientation information Based on the most up-to-date evidence in the literature

Diabetes Care

A Practical Manual
Author: Rowan Hillson
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198705638
Category: Medical
Page: 512
View: 2715

"This care manual provides a step-by-step guide to diabetes care for doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals working in primary, community, and secondary care. The author draws on practical experience taking a common-sense approach to the assessment, education, monitoring, and treatment of diabetes across all age groups and ethnic backgrounds. There are detailed sections on helping patients manage their diabetes in everyday life, extensive advice on the monitoring and adjustment of glucose levels, and discussion on preventing and coping with emergencies. Focus is primarily on the prevention, detection, and treatment of diabetic tissue damage, including heart disease."--Back cover.

The Art and Science of Diabetes Self-Management Education Desk Reference


Author: Susan Cornell,Cindy Halstenson,David K. Miller
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781881876427
Category:
Page: 840
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Pathways to a Nursing Education Career, Second Edition

Transitioning From Practice to Academia
Author: Judith A. Halstead, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN,Betsy Frank, PhD, RN, ANEF
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 082613999X
Category: Medical
Page: 222
View: 774

First Edition Winner of the Journal of Nursing Education’s Top Teaching Tools Award! This award-winning text presents top-notch guidance and a host of practical tools for nursing clinicians transitioning into a faculty role. The second edition is updated to address the many significant innovations taking place in nursing education and how they affect the faculty role including expanding emphasis on interprofessional education, increasing use of interactive teaching strategies and technology enhanced learning, acquiring research funding in a competitive environment, and the growing importance of fostering faculty leadership and succession. Enriching new chapter features include examples of tools, rubrics, and strategies to illustrate concept application; "Getting Started" callouts offering "first step" strategies/activities to help novice educators apply chapter concepts in their faculty role—also serving as ready-made faculty assignments. The second edition also includes real life case examples that guide novice educators in managing common challenges in academia. Extensive resources, strategies and tips along with guidance for self-assessment help new educators to adapt and even excel during the challenging first year in a faculty role. Content New to the Second Edition: Discusses key changes and challenges in the nursing profession, health care, higher education, and nursing education Covers teaching in interprofessional education environments Addresses teaching in technology enhanced learning environments and evolving curricular models Explains how to establish teaching "presence" Emphasizes developing faculty leaders and leadership succession Addresses acquiring funding to support research Includes new chapter on establishing student-faculty relationships Key Features: Delivers proven strategies to help novice educators assume the faculty role Provides real-life case studies describing how to manage common challenges Includes resources, tips, and strategies on navigating the first faculty year Helps novice educators to engage in self-assessment to determine "best fit" in the academic environment

Nursing

A Concept-Based Approach to Learning
Author: Pearson Education, Inc.
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780134616803
Category: Nursing
Page: 1776
View: 8549

For courses in concept-based nursing. #1 curriculum choice for concept-based schools of nursing Nursing: A Concept-Based Approach to Learning provides all of the core content and materials needed to deliver an effective concept-based program that develops practice-ready nurses. This three-volume series is the only concepts curriculum developed from the ground up as a cohesive, comprehensive learning system. An intentional instructional design and learning pattern fosters connections between concepts and a deep level of comprehension that can be applied broadly. Volume I focuses on 21 crucial biophysical concepts, including their normal function, interrelationships, and alterations across the lifespan. The 3rd edition is a significant revision that brings the text in line with new evidence-based practice, care, and safety guidelines. Also available with MyLab Nursing MyLab(TM) is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. MyLab Nursing helps students master key concepts, prepare for success on the NCLEX-RN(R) exam, and develop clinical reasoning skills. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab Nursing does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab Nursing, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab Nursing, search for: 0134879112 / 9780134879116 Nursing: A Concept-Based Approach to Learning, Volumes I, II & III Plus MyLab Nursing with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 3/e Package consists of: 0134616804 / 9780134616803 Nursing: A Concept-Based Approach to Learning, Volume I, 3/e 0134616812 / 9780134616810 Nursing: A Concept-Based Approach to Learning, Volume II, 3/e 0134616839 / 9780134616834 Clinical Nursing Skills: A Concept-Based Approach, Volume III, 3/e 0134869745 / 9780134869742 MyLab Nursing with Pearson eText -- Access Code -- for Nursing: A Concept-Based Approach to Learning, Volumes I and II, 3/e

Simulation Scenarios for Nursing Educators, Second Edition

Making It Real
Author: Suzanne Campbell,Karen Daley, PhD, RN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826193269
Category: Medical
Page: 548
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Social Work ASWB Clinical Exam Guide, Second Edition

A Comprehensive Study Guide for Success
Author: Dawn Apgar, PhD, LSW, ACSW
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826147143
Category: Education
Page: 384
View: 1865

Print version of the book includes free access to the app (web, iOS, and Android), which offers interactive Q&A review plus the entire text of the print book! Please note the app is included with print purchase only. Written by a renowned social work educator, this thoroughly updated guide helps readers identify their weak areas so they know what to focus on to pass the 2018 ASWB® Clinical licensure exam on the first attempt! Written by a renowned social work educator rather than an unknown at a test preparation company, this thoroughly updated guide helps readers identify their weak areas so they know what to focus on to pass the 2018 ASWB® Clinical licensure exam! Reviewers applaud the book’s unique test-taking tips and strategies which are based on the author’s extensive knowledge of the exam. A thorough review of the four content areas of the updated 2018 Clinical exam is provided. The 170-question practice test with explanations of the correct answers mirrors the actual exam in length and structure. This invaluable guide has been praised by social workers across the country as essential to passing the ASWB® Clinical Exam on the first attempt! Highlights include: Updated to reflect ASWB’s revised 2018 test blueprint used for test construction. Content available via an app in addition to the print version so test takers can study using multiple mediums. Written by a renowned social work educator who has helped thousands of test takers pass the exam through her invaluable workshops. Provides a thorough content review of the four core areas of the updated 2018 Clinical examination: human development, diversity, and behavior in the environment; assessment, diagnosis, and treatment planning; psychotherapy, clinical interventions, and case management; and professional values and ethics. Readers applaud the invaluable tips for how to read the questions, overcome test anxiety, avoid common pitfalls, and assess one’s learning style which help foster exam confidence. Begins with a self-assessment to help identify areas of strength and weakness. A full practice test with 170 questions that mirrors the actual ASWB® Clinical Exam in length, structure, and content, with detailed explanations of the correct answers. Identifies the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities statements (KSAs) for each question so test-takers can easily locate relevant source materials for further study. Questions are distinct from those in the author’s Social Work ASWB® Clinical Practice Test.

Certified Diabetes Educator Study Guide

Cde Exam Prep and Review Questions
Author: Cde Exam Prep Team,Trivium Test Prep
Publisher: Trivium LLC
ISBN: 9781635300031
Category: Study Aids
Page: 286
View: 7079

Trivium Test Prep's CDE exam Study Guide provides the information, secrets, and confidence needed to get you the score you need - the first time around.

Transformational Leadership in Nursing

From Expert Clinician to Influential Leader
Author: Elaine Marshall, PhD, RN, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826105295
Category: Medical
Page: 296
View: 861

2011 AJN Book of the Year Winner in Leadership and Management! The ultimate goal for Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) leaders is to develop skills that will support their ability to lead effectively through complex challenges-such as working within the constraints of tight budgets, initiating health care policy change to eliminate health disparities, and improving health care outcomes at all levels of care. This text is an invaluable instructional guide for nursing graduate students who are developing the skills needed to fulfill this new and emerging role of clinical leadership. With this book, nurses can develop leadership skills that will ultimately transform health care practice by incorporating innovative professional models of care. It provides critical information and practical tools to enhance leadership, drawing from the works of experts in business and health care leadership. This book is an important resource for DNP students, nurse practitioners, and current clinical leaders dealing with the challenges of health care for the next generation. Key topics: Cultivating the characteristics of a transformational leader: charisma, innovation, inspiration, intellect, and more Developing the role of the DNP within complex organizational systems Incorporating new care delivery, practice, and management models through leadership Navigating power, politics, and policy: building the team, understanding economics and finance, and more