Essential Nursing Skills E-Book


Author: Maggie Nicol,Carol Bavin,Patricia Cronin,Karen Rawlings-Anderson,Elaine Cole,Janet Hunter
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0723437777
Category: Medical
Page: 432
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As a nursing student you will have learnt lots of nursing theory and research – but how do you translate this into practice and apply it to the skills you need? Where do you start? What steps should be carried out and in what order? What should you do afterwards? Essential Nursing Skills answers these questions for over 130 clinical skills. Each one is explained from start to finish, using a step-by-step approach, with clear illustrations and colour photographs to enhance understanding. Small enough to carry with you and specifically designed and written to aid learning, this book is invaluable for nurses across all fields. • Attractive design – easy to use • Skills explained step by step • Comprehensive list of skills covers all that students will encounter in practice • Points for Practice sections encourage readers to reflect and learn • Further reading and references point to the evidence and knowledge base for each skill. Full-colour photographs illustrate many of the procedures Full colour is used throughout to help navigate procedures Section listing normal values of commonly used blood tests Skills to assess deteriorating patients and care for patients undergoing surgery Reflects changes in nursing and professional national guidelines.

Essential Nursing Skills


Author: Maggie Nicol,Carol Bavin,Patricia Cronin,Karen Rawlings-Anderson
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0723434743
Category: Medical
Page: 361
View: 2665
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As a nursing student you learn lots of nursing theory and research - but how do you translate this into practice and apply it to the skills you need? Where do you start? What steps should be carried out and in what order? What should you do afterwards? Essential Nursing Skills answers these questions for over 130 clinical skills. Each one is explained from start to finish, using a step-by-step approach, with clear illustrations and colour photographs to enhance understanding. Small enough to carry with you and specifically designed and written to aid learning, this book is invaluable for nurses across all fields. . Attractive design - easy to use . Skills explained step by step . Comprehensive list of skills covers all that students will encounter in practice . Points for Practice sections encourage readers to reflect and learn . Further reading and references point to the evidence and knowledge base for each skill Full-colour photographs illustrate many of the procedures Full colour is used throughout to help navigate procedures Section listing normal values of commonly used blood tests Skills to assess deteriorating patients and care for patients undergoing surgery Reflects changes in nursing and professional national guidelines. Essential skills series

Essential Nursing Skills E-Book


Author: Elaine Cole,Janet Hunter,Carol Bavin,Patricia Cronin,Karen Rawlings-Anderson,Maggie Nicol
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0723435359
Category: Medical
Page: 376
View: 9604
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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. Easy to use and attractively designed in 2 colours throughout, this clinical manual concentrates on the preparation for each skill, the procedure, and post-procedure guidelines. With over 120 essential skills and procedures, written and produced in a clear, consistent style, this book is invaluable in any clinical setting and suitable for all foundation students regardless of their future specialty. All skills updated to reflect new guidelines and evidence-based practices e.g. recent changes in the Resuscitation Guidelines Internal design enhanced to improve usability Annotated further reading Useful websites

Essential Nursing Care

A Workbook for Clinical Practice
Author: Louise Lawson,Ian Peate
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470513039
Category: Medical
Page: 360
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This text provides a fundamental understanding of the essential core skills that support the development of professional competencies for practice. It explores the principles of patient safety, monitoring and assessment, respiratory care, eating and drinking, elimination, drug administration and first aid.

Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts


Author: Barbara Kuhn Timby
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781779098
Category: Medical
Page: 969
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Now in its Ninth Edition, this full-color text combines theoretical nursing concepts, step-by-step skills and procedures, and clinical applications to form the foundation of the LPN/LVN course of study. This edition features over 100 new photographs, exciting full-color ancillaries, end-of-unit exercises, and extensively updated chapters on nursing foundations, laws and ethics, recording and reporting, nutrition, fluid and chemical balance, safety, asepsis, infection control, and medication administration. Coverage includes new information on cost-related issues, emerging healthcare settings, concept mapping, malpractice, documentation and reporting, HIPAA, and more. All Gerontologic Considerations sections have been thoroughly updated by renowned experts.

Teaching and Learning in Nursing


Author: Gregor Stiglic,Majda Pajnkihar,Dominika Vrbnjak
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 9535131532
Category: Medical
Page: 122
View: 3384
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A significant body of knowledge is the basis for a holistic, caring and scientific evidence-based nursing education in practice for professional development. Quality teaching leads to good learning and both aspects are two of the main issues of quality assurance in nursing education today. To begin with, not all nursing students have the same levels of motivation or learning abilities. It is with cognisance of providing quality care for patients that the role of the nurse educator has to be to enhance nursing students' learning using scientific evidence based teaching. Research around teaching and learning processes is an important part of the delivery of quality education, which in turn impacts on students' learning results and experiences, thereby, ensuring holistic biopsychosocial care to patients. The main aim of teaching and learning in nursing, at all levels, is to enhance the nurses' contribution to assist the individuals, families and communities in promoting and preserving health, well-being and to efficiently respond to illnesses. We hope that this book can be used as a resource to increase the body of knowledge in teaching and learning in nursing, thereby enhancing the role and contribution of health care professionals to clinical practice.

Essential Mental Health Nursing Skills


Author: Madeline O'Carroll,Alistair Robert James Park
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0723433488
Category: Medical
Page: 255
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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. This book will help to identify the skills and resources that students already have and show how these can be developed into the essential skills needed for nursing in the mental health practice environment. Essential Mental Health Nursing Skills draws on the policy and theory underpinning mental health nursing but focusses on the practical aspects, providing an easily understandable guide to what to do and how to do it. It also provides a practical framework that can be applied in any setting. Examples are given to show how skills can be applied across the diversity of modern mental health nursing. Essential Mental Health Nursing Skills is also designed to be taken into the practice environment so that it can easily be referred to it when learning a skill.

Essential Communication Skills for Nursing and Midwifery E-Book


Author: Philippa Sully,Joan Dallas
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702044385
Category: Medical
Page: 256
View: 8333
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Effective communication skills are crucial in all aspects of nursing and midwifery practice - this book will enable readers to communicate effectively and with confidence in their professional practice. It focuses on the communication skills needed for the development of effective professional and therapeutic relationships. It is a 'how to do it' book that relates the theory of effective and ethical communication to the practice of nursing and midwifery and provides a framework for developing communication skills to meet a variety of situations.

Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Skills


Author: Sudha C. Patel,Kim A. Jakopac
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 144961356X
Category: Medical
Page: 544
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Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Skills guides nursing students and practicing nurses towards enhancing fundamental psychiatric nursing skills competency in specific assessment and interventions for the selected psychiatric disorders. A nursing skill book in a manual format, this text is handy at the clinical site and encourages readers to translate their theoretical knowledge and psychiatric nursing skills into clinical practice. Topics include therapeutic communication techniques, assessment and interventions for depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and suicide attempts, and crisis management skills for psychiatric emergencies. Included in the appendices are essential insights into ego defense mechanisms, Erickson’s Psychosocial Developmental Stages, Freud’s Stages of Psychosexual Development, and Piaget’s Stages of Cognitive Development.

Essential Nursing Skills Text and Evolve EBooks Package


Author: Carol Bavin,Mosby
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780723435969
Category:
Page: 376
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Identifies a range of clinical skill and helps students by explaining each one from start to finish, step-by-step with accompanying illustrations. This clinical manual concentrates on the preparation for each skill, the procedure, and post-procedure guidelines. It is suitable for all foundation students regardless of their future specialty.

Essential Study Skills for Nursing


Author: Christine Ely,Ian Scott
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0723433712
Category: Medical
Page: 228
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Study skills are essential to nursing and the aim of this book is to provide you with an easy-to-use guide that will help you to develop the study skills necessary to your academic and professional life.

Clinical Nursing Skills

Core and Advanced
Author: Ruth Endacott,Phil Jevon,Simon Cooper
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780199237838
Category: Medical
Page: 660
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Designed as a compelling text for students, Clinical Nursing Skills offers evidence-based, practical guidance for procedures in all settings. Emphasis is placed on the development of decision-making and problem-solving skills. It is enhanced by colour illustrations and online resources, including video clips and quarterly updates to evidence.

Developing Practical Nursing Skills, Fourth Edition


Author: Lesley Baillie
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1444175955
Category: Medical
Page: 642
View: 4841
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Developing Practical Nursing Skills, Fourth Edition helps you learn and perfect the practical skills required to become a qualified nurse. Patient-focussed and adopting a caring approach, this essential text will also help you to integrate nursing values alongside physical skills in your daily practice. Key features include: Full colour text design with clear illustrations and clinical photographs to aid visual learning Evidence-based and clearly mapped to key guidelines to ensure best practice Reader-friendly style with learning outcomes, activities and reflection points to help you link theory to practice Scenarios from a range of settings, including community, mental health and learning disabilities nursing A focus on adults and young people, and with "pointers" on caring for children to promote a lifespan approach Free companion website providing image library, videos of key skills, and MCQs as well as additional resources for lecturers to download This is a complete clinical skills resource for all pre-registration nursing students.

Nurses! Test Yourself in Clinical Skills


Author: Marian Traynor
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 033524484X
Category: Medical
Page: 218
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This book, part of the Nurses! Test Yourself series, is intended to be a quick and easy reference book primarily for nursing students at undergraduate level in the acquisition of clinical skills.

Essential Skills Clusters for Nurses

Theory for Practice
Author: Lesley Coles,Barbara Marjoram
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1405183411
Category: Medical
Page: 256
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This is a comprehensive, practical resource for students providing them with the core theory and knowledge underpinning nursing skills. Divided into five sections that discuss a particular area of the 'Essential Skills Clusters', the text explores care, organisational aspects of care, and much more.

Developing Practical Adult Nursing Skills


Author: Lesley Baillie
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1444154915
Category: Medical
Page: 592
View: 8683
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This is the third edition of the highly successful textbook, Developing Practical Nursing Skills, which has been revised specifically for nursing and health care students working with adult patients, offering a more comprehensive guide that will last throughout initial training and beyond. Maintaining the practical and easy-to-use style of the previous edition, the text now focuses on adults with physical health needs across a range of settings. Each chapter includes scenarios from adult physical health, mental health and learning disability care settings, which are followed by reflective activities and learning outcomes to help the reader relate theory to practice. This new edition includes additional skills, and has been fully updated with new research and health policies, including the Nursing and Midwifery Council Essential Skills Clusters. An accompanying website supports the text with complementary information, images, activities and self-assessment questions. This interactive aid to learning is essential reading for all pre-registration nurses on the common foundation programme and adult, mental health and learning disability branches, as well as health care assistants studying NVQ 2/3 in Care, and students on assistant healthcare practitioner foundation degrees. It is also a useful reference for qualified nurses and all those involved in the teaching of practical nursing skills. The accompanying website is http://cw.tandf.co.uk/adultnursingskills/

Essential Enrolled Nursing Skills for Person-Centred Care


Author: Gabby Koutoukidis,Kate Stainton
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0729585530
Category:
Page: N.A
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The Essential Enrolled Nursing Skills for Person-Centred Care, 1st edition, Workbook is an indispensable tool that will assist students in mastering the clinical skills required to deliver the highest-quality care. Specifically developed to support Tabbner s Nursing Care: Theory and Practice, 7th edition, the workbook features the essential skills that form part of the assessment for Diploma of Nursing students. Based on evidence-based practice, each skill features a step-by-step approach and rationale to help understanding of how and why a skill is performed. Directly aligned to Tabbner s Nursing Care: Theory and Practice, 7th edition All skills and competency checklists align to the new 2016 Enrolled Nurse Standards for Practice, aswell as the most recent Diploma of Nursing training package HLT51612 Competency checklists feature the Bondy Rating Scale, providing a valuable tool for assessment Equipment list for each skill Reflection opportunity at the end of each competency checklist to encourage learning Includes the decision-making framework for the EN "

Essential Communication Skills for Nursing


Author: Philippa Sully,Joan Dallas
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0723433097
Category: Medical
Page: 215
View: 5035
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Effective communication skills are crucial in all aspects of nursing practice - this book will enable you to communicate effectively and with confidence in your professional practice. It focusses on the communication skills needed for the development of effective professional and therapeutic relationships. It is a 'how to do it' book that relates the theory of effective and ethical communication to the practice of nursing and provides a framework for developing communication skills to meet a variety of nursing situations. Helps user to: ensure respect and dignity; communicate assertively; develop empathy and comfort skills; communicate effectively in a team; deal with difficult situations; and reflect on actual practice Offers an easy to use, attractive 2 colour design throughout. Written in a clear, consistent style to aid comprehension. Further reading and references point to the evidence and knowledge base.

Bailliere's Nurses' Dictionary

for Nurses and Health Care Workers
Author: Barbara F. Weller
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702053732
Category: Medical
Page: 624
View: 6672
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This popular classic, Baillière’s Nurses’ Dictionary, is now in its 26th edition, and fully updated to ensure it retains its usefulness to nurses and health care workers. New entries reflect the constantly changing world of health care services. Containing a wealth of useful information in a convenient pocket-sized format, this is an essential resource for everyone involved in nursing and health care. Appendices: 1 Nutrition 2 Resuscitation 3 First Aid 4 Medicines and their Control 5 The Legal and Professional Framework of Nursing 6 Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics Section 1: Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Section 2: Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) 7 Common Abbreviations 8 Common Prefixes, Suffixes and Roots 9 Units of Measurement and Tables of Normal Values 10 Immunization and Vaccinations 11 Occupational Health and Safety 12 Prevention and Control of Infection 13 Practice Development 14 Clinical Supervision Convenient, portable size Useful appendices Online resources Audio pronunciation guide – so that you can hear the correct pronunciation of the terms used Spellchecker – for downloading, so that your documents include correct medical spelling Word of the Day – helps you learn new terms Useful weblinks –point the reader to useful contacts and resources. Expanded appendices Online pronunciation guide Improved word search

Foundations of Nursing Practice E-Book

Fundamentals of Holistic Care
Author: Chris Brooker,Anne Waugh
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0723435340
Category: Medical
Page: 748
View: 1598
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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It is written specifically to meet the needs of nursing students undertaking the common foundation programme. It aims to explain how and why sensitive, holistic and evidence-based nursing care is carried out. Therefore it is relevant to students who will enter all branches of nursing and includes material that is both common to all and specific to each branch. The book aims to provide all students on foundation nursing and health care programmes with material of sufficient depth/breadth to achieve the NMC outcomes required for entry into the branch programmes. There is an emphasis not only on the theory that underpins nursing practice in the common foundation programme but also on nursing skills which form an increasingly emphasized part of the programme. The chapters have been reviewed by experts from each branch and also clinical skills to ensure the content reflects each branch accurately and appropriately. Emphasis on clinical skills & lifelong learning Realistic scenarios reinforce the need for patient/client-centred care with a holistic approach Activity boxes for all branches and age groups in each chapter ensure relevance to nurses in diverse settings An integrated approach to health promotion with activity boxes emphasises that health maintenance and promotion are central to contemporary nursing practice Reflection, critical thinking and research/appraisal skills are encouraged with a problem centred approach that will help to develop the skills needed to provide sensitive and effective, high quality care and to integrate theory with practice The emphasis on nursing/clinical skills underlines the importance of core skills - an integral part of the patient/client experience Cultural diversity is a core theme throughout The importance of evidence-based practice is highlighted and the text helps readers are assisted to acquire the skills to provide evidence-based care A wide range of general and branch-specific interactive boxes help to develop an understanding of some issues in other branches as well as the core issues that affect all nurses. Self- test questions and answers provide an opportunity for readers to take responsibility for and check their learning. Valuable learning tools are included: glossary of key terms, useful websites and references