Advanced Health and Social Care

Author: Neil Moonie

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435455897

Category: Medical care

Page: 498

View: 4118

This student textbook matches the mandatory units and key skills of the GNVQ in Health and Social Care qualification, advanced level. This revised edition contains information on key areas. Chapters and sub-chapters match the headings in the AVCE specifications, to ensure students find their way easily through the book. Every chapter contains case studies about real organizations, so that students can see how the theory they are learning is used every day in the real world.

Advanced Health and Social Care

Author: Cambridge Training and Development

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780198328261

Category: Medical care

Page: 374

View: 7160

This edition, prepared to meet the 2000 specifications, offers a fully illustrated text supported by activities.

Advanced health and social care for NVQ/SVQ level 4 and foundation degree

Author: Frances Sussex

Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd

ISBN: 9780435500078

Category: Medical care

Page: 444

View: 3628

This title delivers the most effective learning resource possible by incorporating customer feedback to build on the strength of the original book. It is written in the same accessible language as the first edition and designed for quick and easy reference. It features a new chapter on study skills, helping students to maximise their study time. It includes more on quality management and promoting health and well-being, so students can be sure that the areas they need are covered in depth.

Health and Social Care for Advanced GNVQ

Author: Liam Clarke,Bruce Sachs,Sue Sumner

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748735105

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 326

View: 5410

This book on Health and Social Care for Advanced GNVQ matches the six mandatory units with key skills sign-posting throughout. Realistic case studies are given as well as emphasis given to the skills necessary for further studies or a career in the care sector. Key information is easily identifiable within the text and revision is aided with review questions at the end of each unit.

Advanced Health Telematics and Telemedicine

The Magdeburg Expert Summit Textbook

Author: Bernd Blobel

Publisher: IOS Press

ISBN: 9781586033507

Category: Medical

Page: 291

View: 4837

In this publication, leading experts present all the different aspects to be met for practically enabling advanced health telematics and telemedicine such as architectural issues, electronic health records, communication, security and safety as well as the legal and ethical implications. The international collaboration work's outcome, ongoing efforts and future directions are discussed in deep and broad detail. Represented by health professionals, computer scientists, managers, lawyers and politicians, the book addresses developers, users and decision-makers as well.

Practice Based Learning in Nursing, Health and Social Care: Mentorship, Facilitation and Supervision

Author: Ian Scott,Jenny Spouse

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118488199

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 3096

Work-based learning facilitation, mentoring and coaching are allintegral to the healthcare professions. Practice Based Learningin Nursing, Health and Social Care promotes effectiveprofessional learning in the workplace and helps healthcareprofessionals to develop, enhance, reflect on and change theirpractice and perceptions of mentoring, facilitating, andsupervision. Aimed at the health and social care practitioner who is involvedin facilitating learning, teaching and assessing learners inpractice, this essential, comprehensive text explores several keythemes, including: - The nature of facilitating (coaching, supervision, mentoring)within professional contexts - Learning in communities of practice - Becoming an effective facilitator/mentor - Understand and supporting work-based learning - Managing the unusual, such as failing learners or thosewith special needs - Giving and documenting feedback - Managing workloads in busy environments - Professional development issues Special features: A clear, accessible guide for new and experienced practiceeducators/facilitators alike A comprehensive, applied text for practitioners of all levelsof experience in facilitation and supervision Written by authors with extensive experience in thefield Uniquely focuses on the professional development of thementor/facilitator themselves Provides case studies throughout showing illustrating commonissues and how to engage in formal theories of professionalpractice Multiprofessional focus - aimed at all health and social carepractitioners

Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Role and Advances, An Issue of Clinics in Chest Medicine,

Author: Linda Nici

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323299350

Category: Medical

Page: 193

View: 8105

Drs. Nici and ZuWallack have assembled an expert team of authors covering topics such as: The history of pulmonary rehabilitation, The systemic nature of chronic lung disease, Evidence-based outcomes from pulmonary rehabilitation in the COPD patient, Location, duration and timing of pulmonary rehabilitation, Exercise training in pulmonary rehabilitation, Strategies to enhance the benefits of exercise training in the respiratory patient, Collaborative self management and behavior change, Approaches to outcome assessment in pulmonary rehabilitation, and more!

Assistive Technology and Telecare

Forging Solutions for Independent Living

Author: Brownsell, Simon,Bradley, David

Publisher: Policy Press

ISBN: 1861344627

Category: Medical

Page: 88

View: 7987

Assistive technology and telecare are of increasing importance in government policy on healthcare provision. This report provides a comprehensive review and analysis of current policy and practice, as well as making recommendations for the future.

Social Work with Older People

Author: Mark Lymbery

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1847877842

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

View: 8381

This book provides an up-to-date and authoritative overview of the development of social work with older people in the UK. The coherent structure draws together the key themes involved in working with older people, and clearly demonstrates how to translate these into real-life practice. Key features of the book include: - Establishes an understanding of the policy context within which social work takes place, with particular attention to key topics such as inter-professional collaboration and ethics. - Goes beyond other textbooks to challenge the restricted nature of social work practice, and adopts a positive view of its potential to benefit older people. - An engaging and practice-led approach which includes student-friendly features and detailed practice scenarios. - Satisfies the curriculum benchmarks and National Occupational Standards that structure social work training and practice. Written by a leading academic, this is a key text for social work trainees. Its analytical depth will ensure that it will also be valuable for students undertaking post-qualifying courses, and for those in related disciplines such as health and community care, social policy and social gerontology. Its practice-based and inter-professional approach will mean it is also useful for health and social care practitioners seeking to improve the quality of practice with older people. `Drawing on both theory and research as well as the author's clear knowledge of current practice, this book is able to deal with practice realities in ways which many texts cannot. It offers social workers realistic options for how to approach their work' - Karen Postle, University of East Anglia

Handbook of Research on ICTs for Human-Centered Healthcare and Social Care Services

Author: Cruz-Cunha, Maria Manuela

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466639873

Category: Medical

Page: 978

View: 1563

In addition to creating the opportunity for collaboration, transformation, and innovation in the healthcare industry, technology plays an essential role in the development of human well-being and psychological growth. Handbook of Research on ICTs for Human-Centered Healthcare and Social Services is a comprehensive collection of relevant research on technology and its developments of ICTs in healthcare and social services. This book focuses on the emerging trends in the social and healthcare sectors such as social networks, security of ICTs, and advisory services, beneficial to researchers, scholars, students, and practitioners to further their interest in technological advancements.

Advanced Practice in Nursing and the Allied Health Professions

Author: Paula McGee

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444306439

Category: Medical

Page: 280

View: 9428

Advanced Practice in Nursing and the Allied HealthProfessions enables nurses and members of allied healthprofessions to effectively diagnose and treat patients, in a widevariety of settings. It is especially relevant in regions whereaccess to other health providers is limited. This new, completely revised, third edition shows how advancedpractice continues to develop in response to the impact of healthservice reforms, the introduction of health policies aimed atdeveloping a patient-led service based in primary care and changesin working conditions. Advanced Practice in Nursing and theAllied Health Professions presents an examination of thepotential for advanced practitioners, at all levels, to have asignificant effect on the health of the population and provideholistic care for the sick. Practice is identified as the centraland most important feature of the advanced role in nursing andallied health professions. Advanced Practice in Nursing and the Allied HealthProfessions also considers: The development of advanced practice in nursing and the alliedhealth professions and the implications for future health andsocial care services; Challenging professional boundaries that hinder the provisionof care and pioneering innovation within a diverse society; The relationship between health policy and service reforms,current and future advanced roles; International developments in advanced practice; Leadership, management in relation to advanced roles; The responsibilities of advanced practitioners in meetinghealthcare needs in a diverse society; Educating advanced practitioners and tracking their careerdevelopment; The future possibilities for advanced practice and an agendafor research.

Foundations of Health and Social Care

Author: Robert Adams

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230229336

Category: Political Science

Page: 568

View: 3330

Written specifically for students and practitioners in health and social care taking foundation degrees or further professional qualifications, this book offers a wealth of material on contexts, knowledge bases, skills and practices, as well as dealing with work carried out by those involved in treatment, therapy, advocacy and management.

Integrating Spirituality in Health and Social Care

Perspectives and Practical Approaches

Author: Wendy Greenstreet

Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing

ISBN: 9781857756463

Category: Medical

Page: 177

View: 2108

This book considers the concept of spiritual care as an explicit component of holistic health and social care. It is a practical guide which focuses on integrating spirituality in healthcare as a whole, rather than limiting it to any particular care environment. Integrating Spirituality in Health and Social Care takes into account not only religious, cultural and philosophical views, but also the value and use of music, art and other creative therapies. This book is an invaluable guide for health and social care professionals, including nursing and medical staff. Therapists, counsellors and others who provide care in a wide variety of settings will also find it of great benefit.

Social Work Practice in Healthcare

Advanced Approaches and Emerging Trends

Author: Karen M. Allen,William J. Spitzer

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483353184

Category: Social Science

Page: 536

View: 2990

Social Work Practice in Health Care by Karen M. Allen and William J. Spitzer is a pragmatic and comprehensive book that helps readers develop the knowledge, skills, and values necessary for effective health care social work practice, as well as an understanding of the technological, social, political, ethical, and financial factors affecting contemporary patient care. Packed with case studies and exercises, the book emphasizes the importance of being attentive to both patient and organizational needs, covers emerging trends in health care policy and delivery, provides extensive discussion of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and addresses social work practice across the continuum of care.

Advanced Health Assessment of Women, Third Edition

Clinical Skills and Procedures

Author: Helen Carcio, MS, MEd, ANP-BC,R. Mimi Secor, MS, MEd, FNP-BC, NCMP, FAANP

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826123090

Category: Medical

Page: 640

View: 8530

This is the only truly comprehensive advanced text for the assessment of women's health, written for such primary care providers as nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and certified nurses;midwives. It encompasses both foundational and cutting-edge physical and psychosocial information in a clear and concise outline format, and is unique in its presentation of more advanced techniques and procedures not addressed in standard graduate assessment texts. Keeping pace with the expanding scope of advanced practice, the third edition provides several completely new chapters authored by renowned specialists, expanded chapters, and updates. This includes new information on contraception, domestic violence, health history of special populations, lesbian health, evaluation of the pelvic floor, aging and menopause, bleeding irregularities, infertility, skin aesthetics, pelvic pain, and health guidelines. With an integrated approach to treatment, the authors delineate the expanded roles of advanced health care providers, including guidance for situations when a practitioner must decide whether to act independently, co-manage, consult, or refer. The authors provide in-depth descriptions enhanced by plentiful tables and figures of each assessment skill and technique along with its underlying rationale. Basic techniques are augmented by the inclusion of possible alterations for a particular procedure. On a continuum from simple to complex, the text is divided into 11 units that cover basic women's health assessment down to the cellular level, health history, prenatal assessment, investigative procedures including sonohysteroscopy and simple cystometrogram, and several chapters on specific women's health concerns. A special chapter on urinary incontinence includes diagnosis of bladder dysfunction. Sample assessment forms are integrated throughout, as are comprehensive lists of equipment required for each procedure along with information on patient preparation and follow-up. New to the Third Edition: Updated assessment guidelines New chapters on lesbian health, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, polycystic ovarian syndrome, skin aesthetics, and pelvic pain Information on new contraception devices New information on domestic violence, health history of special populations, and vaginal microscopy Cervical cancer screening, menopause assessment, and osteoporosis screening Expanded information on evaluation of the pelvic floor Expanded information on aging and menopause Updates on infertility and information on BRCA gene testing Key Features: Provides detailed descriptions of advanced assessment techniques enhanced with plentiful tables and figures Presents the rationale for all assessments and procedures Delineates clinical procedures on the leading edge of the expanded role of the advanced practice clinician Includes unique chapters about selection and insertion of the vaginal pessary, intrauterine insemination procedure, and donor insemination Covers such advanced skills as vulvar exam and biopsy, endometrial biopsy, acrochordonectomy, polypectomy, and colposcopy