Adult Nursing

Preparing for Practice

Author: Dave Barton,Andreé le May

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781444112146

Category: Medical

Page: 346

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A complete resource for your career in nursing; this book gives you a sound knowledge basis for effective care and best practice in hospital and community settings and, alongside this, explores the many routes your professional development can take. Part one explores the key aspects of the journey from commencing your adult nursing studies to becoming a consultant practitioner, researcher, manager or teacher, with the focus always on developing the best possible care. Part two looks at the five major care themes: first contact, access and urgent care; supporting long term and palliative care; acute and critical hospital care; mental health and psychosocial care; and public health and primary care. A holistic and practical approach draws together research, policy guidelines, and nurse and patient experiences. A companion website provides annotated weblinks to useful resources, PowerPoint presentations, interactive MCQs, and an 'ask the authors' feature. Presents the best evidence for practice Reflects UK policy directions and global health trends Text features include clinical case studies, patient perspectives, key points, colour illustrations and activities to aid learning Highlights career pathways and key areas for continuing professional development
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Adult Nursing at a Glance

Author: Andrée le May

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118474538

Category: Medical

Page: 232

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Everything you need to know about Adult Nursing...at a Glance! Adult Nursing at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for Adult Nursing students from the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series. This title blends up-to-date evidence and essential knowledge from expert experience of nursing practice, research and teaching, in an easy-to-follow guide for student and newly qualified nurses. Adult Nursing at a Glance covers the essential components of excellent nursing, highlighting the skills that all students need to develop from the outset of their studies, and encompassing organisational and leadership skills. With an emphasis on patient care and dignity, this title is the perfect guide to healthcare delivery, management and professional development. • Follows a simple structure based around systems of the body for quick access to information, with the most common disorders of these systems • Is accompanied by a comprehensive companion website with self-testing features • Ward and Primary Care covered throughout the text • Contains all the information you need to provide the best patient care, including care planning, symptom control, communication and health promotion. This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from iTunes, Google Play or the MedHand Store.
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Nursing Practice

Knowledge and Care

Author: Ian Peate,Karen Wild,Muralitharan Nair

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118496795

Category: Medical

Page: 992

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Nursing Practice is the essential, textbook to supportyou throughout your entire nursing degree, from your first yearonwards. It explores all the clinical and professional issues thatyou need to know in one complete volume. Written in the context of the latest Nursing and MidwiferyCouncil Standards for Pre-Registration Nursing Education andthe Essential Skills Clusters, this book covers all fieldsof nursing: Adult, Child, Mental Health, Learning Disabilities andalso Maternity care, in both acute and community settings. Withfull colour illustrations, and plenty of activities anduser-friendly features throughout, this evidence-based textencompasses essential nursing theory and practice, providingstudents with information to support their success. Learning features in the book include: Hear it from the experts- tips and advice from real lifenurses, patients and their carers, and student nurses Red Flags- alerting the student to potential dangers Primary Care Considerations- informs students about care issuesin the community setting Fields boxes- giving further insight into other fields ofnursing, making the book relevant to all fields of nursingpractice Medicines Management boxes provide key information aboutmedicines Self-assessment and activities throughout A companion website to this title is available at ahref="http://www.wileynursingpractice.com/"www.wileynursingpractice.com/a Here you’ll find a range of resources for both the studentand the lecturer, including: Over 350 interactive multiple choice questions Flashcards Glossary Links to references and further reading Illustrations from the book Worksheets
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Nursing: Communication Skills in Practice

Author: Lucy Webb

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199582726

Category: Medical

Page: 329

View: 9106

Nursing students require a unique guide to communication and interpersonal skills to help them succeed on both placement and in academic work. This text presents the theory and practice of communication for all care settings, and professional needs during the pre-registration course.
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Nursing: Decision-Making Skills for Practice

Author: Karen Holland,Debbie Roberts

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0199641420

Category: Medical

Page: 304

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Nursing: Decision-Making Skills for Practice is an evidence-based guide for student nurses that prepares them to make effective decisions on the ward and in the community.
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Adult Nursing Practice

Using Evidence in Care

Author: Ian Bullock,Jill Macleod Clark,Joanne Rycroft-Malone

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199697418

Category: Medical

Page: 530

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To effectively lead and co-ordinate care, nurses must have the necessary knowledge to understand common conditions and manage subsequent health needs whilst ensuring that nursing decisions are evidence based. Adult Nursing Practice has been specifically designed for today's nursing students and newly qualified staff to develop their knowledge and skills. Focusing on the common diseases, health needs and symptoms which nurses' encounter in practice, it identifies how readers can use research-based evidence in their daily nursing care. Written and edited by leading nurses from practice, education and research, this book is a contemporary, reliable and detailed account of nursing practice. Each chapter clearly sets out core pathophysiology, nursing assessment, and 'what the evidence says' before discussing nursing management options. Reflecting the new NMC competencies, an emphasis is placed on the development of critical thinking skills in order to make informed nursingdecisions. With over 115 illustrations, a wealth of learning features and online resources, this is the ideal textbook to prepare students for registration and guide newly qualified staff through preceptorship and beyond. Online resource centre at www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/orc/bullock http://www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/orc/bullock/ Free website with: - Clinical decision making scenarios - Quiz questions - Updates to content - Hyperlinked references - Artwork from the book - Lecturer resources
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Adult Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide

Author: Sally K. Miller

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0763775355

Category: Medical

Page: 316

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Developed especially for practicing nurses preparing for the certification examination offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), Adult Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide, Fifth Edition provides a succinct, yet comprehensive review of the core material. Intended to serve as an introduction to the testing arena, it has been organized to provide test taking strategies, techniques, and sample test questions. Completely updated and revised with enhanced bibliographies, this new edition is perfect for student nurse practitioners as they progress through their academic programs and practicing clinicians preparing for certification examinations. Included with the print book is an online Access Code for Navigate TestPrep, a dynamic and fully hosted online assessment tool designed to help nurses prepare for certification examinations by offering case-based questions, detailed rationales, and robust reporting. Navigate TestPrep: Adult Nurse Practitioner Review also sold separately. * Randomized questions create new exams on each attempt * Monitors results on practice examinations with score tracking and time on each task * Reporting tools evaluate progress and results on each attempt Don’t forget to visit our nursing certification website: www.NursingCertificationSuccess.com
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Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Prep Exams

Practice Tests And Questions With Rationales

Author: Amelie Hollier,Mari J. Wirfs

Publisher: Advanced Practice Education Assn

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 418

View: 9163

Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Prep Exams are for family and adult nurse practitioner students preparing for the AANP or ANCC certification exams. Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Prep Exams contains 1000 multiple choice review questions, including over 400 subject-specific questions plus four-150 question practice examinations. Answers and rationales are included with each question and arranged in an easy to use format. Questions are written to give students an idea of the format and subject areas to expect on the exam and to help identify students strengths and areas needing further attention.
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Nursing: Transition to Professional Practice

Author: Rob Burton,Graham Ormrod

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019956843X

Category: Medical

Page: 327

View: 540

To successfully complete the transition from being a final year pre-reg nursing student to becoming a qualified staff nurse, students need to understand and practice the responsibilities and roles of the registered nurse. This book outlines the principles of professional practice and the skills of the qualified nurse.
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School of Nursing

Author: University of California, San Francisco. School of Nursing

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nursing

Page: N.A

View: 312

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Becoming a Registered Nurse

Making the transition to practice

Author: Jenny Temple

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 0857259326

Category: Medical

Page: 160

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Final-year nursing students are often nervous about making the transition to being a registered nurse. This book helps students prepare for their first nursing role and uses 'real life' scenarios to consolidate their skills. It guides students through the final year with its increased demands, and assists them in meeting the NMC requirements for registration. It covers content commonly found on final year transition to practice modules including coping with stress; applying for jobs; what to expect from your first role; dealing with change; delegating and managing junior staff; handling risky situations; managing priorities and developing your career.
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Successful Practice Learning for Nursing Students

Author: Kath Sharples

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0857253166

Category: Medical

Page: 144

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Pre-registration student nurses spend 50% of their training in practice which provides a wealth of opportunities to develop their knowledge and skills. However, many new students find themselves in a clinical environment which is foreign and confusing. The new edition of this popular book (formerly Learning to Learn in Nursing Practice) helps nursing students prepare for their practice learning experiences, and get the most out of them in order to achieve the required standards. This book is, first and foremost, a practical guide for students on developing learning skills during their practice experiences.
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Ethics For Nurses: Theory And Practice

Theory and Practice

Author: Cranmer, Pam,Nhemachena, Jean

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335241654

Category: Medical

Page: 232

View: 5225

This book on ethics for nurses will guide students and nurses through the process of recognizing ethical dilemmas in nursing practice, and better prepare them to nurse in an ethical way.
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Advanced Practice Nursing in the Care of Older Adults

Author: Laruie Kennedy-Malone,Lori Martin-Plank,Evelyn Duffy

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803694792

Category: Medical

Page: 544

View: 9097

Meet the diverse health care needs of older adults! Explore effective ways to enhance the wellness and independence of older adults across the wellness-illness continuum, including acute, primary, and long-term care. From an overview of the theories of aging and assessment through the treatment of disorders, including complex illnesses, this evidence-based book provides the comprehensive gerontological coverage you need to prepare for your role as an Advanced Practice Nurse. You’ll be prepared for boards and for practice.
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Adult Nurse Practitioner Certification Review

Author: Ada Romaine-Davis

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 748

View: 8579

A new study tool for the nurse preparing for the ANP certification exam. Includes multiple choice questions at the end of each chapter to allow the reader to assess his or her knowledge of the subject and provide practice in answering test questions. Correct answers are included at the back of the book. The CD-ROM is included with the book contains a sample exam of 175 questions with answers and rationales.
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Adult Nurse Practitioner Certification

Intensive Review

Author: Maria T. Codina Leik, MSN, APN, BC, FNP-C

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826111371

Category: Medical

Page: 416

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All You Need for Certification Exam Success! "This is a well written, comprehensive review aimed at preparing readers for successfully completing a board certification exam. ...This is a wonderful comprehensive review in a concise study guide format." (5 Stars)--Doody's Book Review Service This mega-review, the second of Maria Codina Leik's "trilogy" of NP Certification guides (Family was published in July and Pediatric is due in 2008) covers test taking tips using Leik's unique "question dissection" technique, relevant content review, extensive practice questions, and detailed, current exam information in a "fast facts" style, saving the student valuable study time while providing comprehensive preparation. This book is also a great companion to the ANP Certification Review app, coming soon for your iPhone or iPad! Pass your Adult Nurse Practitioner ANCC or AANP exam, prepare for tests in school, or improve in the last semester of your program with: Photos and physical exam maneuvers that promote visualization and clarify techniques Organ system reviews divided into four parts; descriptions of emergent conditions, high-yield normal physical exam findings, maneuvers, and applicable benign variants Tables on orthopedic maneuvers, immunizations, STDs, lab tests, skins rashes, and more to help you organize and recall procedures Differentiation between Family and Adult Practice with inclusion of geriatric procedures and specifications Students say:"I took this class in 2003 and I did pass my Adult NP ANCC exam soon after. Ms. Leik's class gave practical information, essential concepts for studying, and core topics on which to focus. I would recommend this class to others as an essential component in ensuring success in passing the certification exam." - Cynthia Milich, CNP Why the Leik Technique? Maria T. Codina Leik has been a leading provider of exam preparation education and counseling for almost 20 years. Her company, National ARNP Services, Inc., has helped thousands of nurses pass their certification exams nationwide Please note: An analogous volume to Maria Leik's series, Gerontological Nurse Certificaiton Review is due in June from Meredith Wallace and Sheila Grossman.
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Student Nurses' Guide to Professional Practice and Development

Author: Clare Christian

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1444114808

Category: Medical

Page: 168

View: 7247

Student Nurses Guide to Professional Practice and Development is an essential guide for those considering or already embarked on a career in nursing. This new handbook provides a professional perspective of all the branches of nursing and gives comprehensive advice on how to gain entry to nursing courses and on all the key aspects of preparing for the role of registered nurse. Career opportunities and professional development requirements are clearly described within the context of the Nursing and Midwifery Council Code of Professional Conduct (2002). The text also provides professional portfolio and current educational requirements, detailed information about support networks for student nurses, career opportunities and current professional requirements for registered nurses. With information and guidance about all aspects of a nursing career, from entering adult nursing, children's nursing, mental health and learning disability nursing, to the professional requirements necessary for qualification as a registered nurse, this is an essential career guide for all student and registered nurses in the UK.
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Adult and Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Practice Questions

Includes Answers and Explanations

Author: Amelie Hollier

Publisher: North Winds Press

ISBN: 9781892418159

Category: Medical

Page: 556

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Over 1000 multiple choice questions with answers and rationales. Questions formatted and designed to help you prepare for the adult or family nurse practitioner certification exam. Get ready for the AANP or ANCC national certification exam. Practice only subject specific questions (i.e., pregnancy, endocrinology, hematology, urology) or take 150 question practice exams. Also includes special sections for pediatric and geriatric questions. Assess your knowledge. Attack your weaknesses!
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Integrating Gerontological Content Into Advanced Practice Nursing Education

Author: Carolyn Auerhahn, EdD, GNP-BC, FAANP,Dr. Laurie Kennedy-Malone, PhD, GNP-BC, FAANP,Dr. Evelyn Groenke Duffy, DNP, G/ANP-BC, FAANP

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826105378

Category: Medical

Page: 224

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2010 AJN Book of the Year Award Winner in Gerontologic Nursing! Designated a Doody's Core Title! "This is a valuable and timely resource as primary care practitioners are facing a growing aging population. Advanced practice nurses have always been swift to recognize and respond to healthcare challenges, and this resource allows them to be proactive in confronting this evolving healthcare crisis. Nursing faculty can use this resource to design and implement program changes that will help to arm advanced practice nurses with strong gerontological competencies." Score: 100, 5 stars.óDoodyís Medical Reviews "This small book couldnít be more timely. As directors of advanced practice nursing (APN) programs struggle to find resources to convert their existing adult APN tracks into adultñgerontology programs, this book offers a clear path for integrating critical content throughout an entire program. For graduate clinical nursing directors who are challenged to quickly ramp up their gerontology contentóoften without having clinical geriatrics specialty experts among their own facultyóthis book will definitely provide that expertise." --AJN This book presents nursing faculty with clear, user-friendly guidelines for incorporating gerontological content into existing non-gerontological Advanced Practice Nursing (APN) programs without requiring major curricular changes. With almost 50 years of combined experience, the authors share a wealth of knowledge and expertise regarding the rationale and strategies for integrating gerontological content into APN curricula. Topics includes health policy, myths of aging, assessment of functional status, normal versus pathological changes in aging, and more. The authors present strategies to integrate blended technology and multiple resources to ensure that students gain gerontological competency. Key Topics: The impact of aging America on advanced practice nursing Gerontologizing" clinical management courses and shaping the clinical experience Strategies for integrating geriatric e-learning materials into APN curricula Evaluation methods for integrating new content into graduate nursing core, APN core, and specialty courses Complete with detailed lists of print media and Internet resources, this book is a must-have for APN faculty across a number of non-gerontological specialty areas, including family, adult, acute, holistic, palliative, and pediatric care.
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