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As patient education is a fundamental component of nursing practice, this text prepares nurses for their increasing roles in patient teaching, health promotion and education. This application-based text addresses the needs and characteristics of the learner and discusses relevant instructional approaches.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Bastable
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release: 2006
File: 502 Pages
ISBN-13: 0763748420

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Essentials of Patient Education, Second Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access

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Genre: Medical
Author: Bastable
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release: 2016-03-29
File: 570 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781284104448

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Designed to teach nurses about the development, motivational, and sociocultural differences that affect teaching and learning, this text combines theoretical and pragmatic content in a balanced, complete style. --from publisher description.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Susan Bacorn Bastable
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release: 2008
File: 667 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780763746438

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This new addition to the popular Essentials series provides a broad, general introduction to the topic of simulation within clinical education. An ideal tool for both teaching and learning, Essential Simulation in Clinical Education provides a theoretical and practical introduction to the subject of simulation, whilst also offering strategies for successful use of simulators within general clinical education and demonstrating best practice throughout. This timely new title provides: The latest information on developments in the field, all supported by an evidence-base Content written by a global team of experts Discussion of policy and strategy initiatives to ground simulation within the healthcare context Practical examples of cases, including inter-professional learning. A superb companion for those involved in multi-disciplinary healthcare teaching, or interested in health care education practices, Essential Simulation in Clinical Education is the most comprehensive guide to the field currently available.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Kirsty Forrest
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2013-07-17
File: 304 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781118659366

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"Essentials of Correctional Nursing is the first new and comprehensive text about this growing field to bepublished in the last decade. Fortunately, the editors have done a great job in all respects...This book should be required reading for all medical practitioners and administrators working in jails or prisons. It certainly belongs on the shelf of every nurse, physician, ancillary healthcare professional and corrections administrator."--Corhealth (The Newsletter of the American Correctional Health Services Association) "I highly recommend Essentials of Correctional Nursing, by Lorry Schoenly, PhD, RN, CCHP-RN andCatherine M. Knox, MN, RN, CCHP-RN, editors. This long-awaited book, dedicated to the professionalspecialty of correctional nursing, is not just a ìgood read,î it is one of ìthose booksî that stays on your desk and may never make it to the bookshelf."--American Jails "Correctional nursing has minimal published texts to support, educate, and provide ongoing bestpractices in this specialty. Schoenly and Knox have successfully met those needs with Essentialsof Correctional Nursing."--Journal of Correctional Health Care Nurses have been described as the backbone of correctional health care. Yet the complex challenges of caring for this disenfranchised population are many. Ethical dilemmas around issues of patient privacy and self-determination abound, and the ability to adhere to the central tenet of nursing, the concept of caring, is often compromised. Essentials of Correctional Nursing supports correctional nurses by providing a comprehensive body of current, evidence-based knowledge about the best practices to deliver optimal nursing care to this population. It describes how nurses can apply their knowledge and skills to assess the full range of health conditions presented by incarcerated individuals and determine the urgency and priority of requisite care. The book describes the unique health needs and corresponding care for juveniles, women, and individuals at the end of life. Chapters are devoted to nursing care for patients with chronic disease, infectious disease, mental illness, or pain, or who are in withdrawal from drugs or alcohol. Chapters addressing health screening, medical emergencies, sick call, and dental care describe how nurses identify, respond to, and manage these health care concerns in the correctional setting. The Essentials of Correctional Nursing was written and reviewed by experienced correctional nurses with thousands of hours of experience. American Nurses Association standards are woven throughout the text, which provide the information needed by nurses studying for certification exams in correctional nursing. The text will also be of value to nurses working in such settings as emergency departments, specialty clinics, hospitals, psychiatric treatment units, community health clinics, substance abuse treatment programs, and long-term care settings, where they may encounter patients who are currently or have previously been incarcerated. Key Features: Addresses legal and ethical issues surrounding correctional nursing Covers common inmate-patient health care concerns and diseases Discusses the unique health needs of juveniles, women, and individuals at the end of life Describes how nurses can safely navigate the correctional environment to create a therapeutic alliance with patients Provides information about health screening, medical emergencies, sick call, and dental care Serves as a core resource in the preparation for correctional nursing certification exams

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Genre: Medical
Author: Lorry Schoenly, PhD, RN, CCHP-RN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release: 2012-08-14
File: 404 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780826109521

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Essentials of Perioperative introduces peri-operative nursing through the framework of the nursing process and nursing diagnoses, rather than the former task-oriented approach. This Second Edition is thoroughly updated and expanded to include new material on universal precautions, blood borne pathogens, waste management, cost containment, the scope of perioperative nursing, the roles of the surgical team, and the perioperative nurse role of circulator and scrub nurse. Learning objectives are stated at the beginning of each chapter.

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Genre: Operating room nursing
Author: Cynthia Spry
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release: 1997
File: 303 Pages
ISBN-13: 0834205815

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Health Sciences & Professions

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Genre: Medical
Author: Susan Bastable
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release: 2010-10-22
File: 628 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780763792787

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Building on the strengths of the fourth edition, Basic Nursing: Essentials for Practice is back in a new edition! Thoroughly updated and revised to provide a more focused and engaging presentation, this new edition offers the basic principles, concepts, and skills needed by nursing students. The five-step nursing process returns to provide a consistent, logical organizational framework, with a clear writing style and numerous learning aids. An increased emphasis on caring, along with new boxes on Focused Client Assessment and Outcome Evaluation, reflect current practice trends. This new edition is better than ever! Five-Step Nursing Process provides a consistent organizational framework. More than 40 nursing skills are presented in a clear, 2-column format with rationales for all steps. Procedural Guidelines boxes provide streamlined step-by-step instructions for performing basic skills. Growth and Development chapter and age-related considerations throughout clinical chapters help prepare students to care for clients of all ages. Sample Nursing Care Plans highlight defining characteristics in assessment data, include client goals and expected outcomes in the planning section, and provide rationales for each nursing intervention. Progressive Case Studies follow the interactions of a client and nurse throughout the chapter to illustrate steps in the nursing process and develop critical thinking skills. Brief coverage of higher level concepts including research, theory, professional roles, and management, maintains the text's focus on essential, basic content. The narrative style makes the text more engaging and appealing. Focused Client Assessment boxes provide specific guidelines for factors to assess, questions and approaches, and physical assessment. Content on delegation is discussed throughout the narrative and specific guidelines are included for each skill. Skills now include Unexpected Outcomes and Interventions to alert for potential undesirable responses and provide appropriate nursing actions. Caring in Nursing is presented in a new chapter and as a thread throughout the text. Outcome Evaluation are based on the chapter's case study and provide guidelines on how to ask questions and evaluate care based on the answers received. NIC and NOC are discussed in the Nursing Process chapter to provide an overview of these taxonomies encountered in practice. NCLEX-style multiple-choice questions at the end of each chapter help students evaluate learning.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Patricia Ann Potter
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
Release: 2003
File: 994 Pages
ISBN-13: 032301660X

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Named a 2013 Doody's Core Title! "This is an excellent book for both students and current DNPs. The primary areas it addresses--leadership, healthcare policy, and information technology---are essential for the advanced practice nurse to function as a change agent in today's healthcare environment. The book challenges DNPs to engage in clinical practice to the full scope of their capabilities."--Score: 100, 5 Stars. Doody's Medical Reviews This is the only professional issues-oriented Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) text to fully integrate all eight American Association of Colleges of Nursing DNP competencies into one volume. It defines practice scholarship for the DNP role and facilitates the sound development of key leadership skills that enable DNP graduates to effectively influence politics and health care policy in order to improve patient and population health care outcomes. The text focuses on the educational requirements of DNPs engaged in the arenas of leadership, health care policy, and information technology. It covers the growth and development of the DNP role, particularly in the context of contemporary health care challenges. With a focus on the Capstone Project, the text addresses the relationship of the DNP role to ongoing scholarship. It covers three important essentials of the DNP curriculumóevidence-based practice, health information technology, and outcomes measurementóand how they can be used to transform health care in the 21st century. The textís challenging and thought-provoking content is of particular value not only to students, but also to professors who will welcome the clarity it offers to the highly complex DNP curriculum. Key Features: Simplifies the highly complex DNP curriculum and integrates DNP core competencies throughout Demonstrates the application of core competencies to practice and aggregate care Provides a well-organized supplement to all courses across the DNP curriculum Uses exemplars of students and practicing DNPs to illustrate effective implementation Offers concrete guidance for achieving a thorough understanding of how DNP graduates utilize core competencies

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Genre: Medical
Author: Stephanie W. Ahmed, DNP, FNP-BC, DPNAP
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release: 2012-07-11
File: 296 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780826108166

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Covers all the key subjects first years need to know, across all fields and all settings, with a wealth of activities, including critical thinking, reflection and what’s the evidence boxes.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Catherine Delves-Yates
Publisher: SAGE
Release: 2018-06-25
File: 816 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781526451538

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