Beginning Reflective Practice

Author: Melanie Jasper

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748771172

Category: Medical

Page: 206

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This title introduces the concept of reflective practice and explains its purpose to the healthcare student or professional in the UK. It demonstrates the skills necessary for effective reflective practice and explores the benefits of successful reflection in relation to pre-registration profiles and Continuing Professional Development.
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Health Promotion in Nursing

Author: Janice A Maville,Carolina G Huerta

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133711359

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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HEALTH PROMOTION IN NURSING, 3E utilizes a holistic approach that examines the biological, psychological, social, and environmental elements necessary for health and wellness Coverage includes an overview of health promotion concepts and nursing theories, issues of nutrition, physical fitness, weight control, avoiding substance abuse,pre-natal care, the impact of technology as well as wellness strategies that enable patients to maintain healthy lifestyles in the face of grief or terminal illness. Higher-level theory on wellness' socioeconomic, ethical, and political impact expands the material's scope and relevance. With content directed toward caring for communities and groups, HEALTH PROMOTION IN NURSING, 3E is the resource that nurses of all types and specialties can use for years to come. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Math for Meds

Dosages and Solutions

Author: Anna M. Curren

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9781428310957

Category: Mathematics

Page: 366

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Increase your confidence and aptitude in dosage calculations with the best-selling ratio and proportion book on the market! Learn from the master, Anna Curren, who has successfully taught dosage calculations to thousands of students. This new edition of Math for Meds includes full-color drug labels and syringes throughout, which are tied to questions that test your understanding and mastery of the concepts. With the goal of helping you become a safe and effective practitioner, Math for Meds walks you through basic and advanced calculations in detail, including intravenous and pediatric calculations.
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Ethics and Issues in Contemporary Nursing

Author: Margaret Burkhardt,Alvita Nathaniel

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133129161

Category: Medical

Page: 576

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Today’s nurses face a multitude of legal and ethical dilemmas that fall outside the scope of clinical and medical training. Practical and thought provoking, ETHICS & ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY NURSING, 4th Edition examines the latest trends, principles, theories, and models in patient care to help you make ethically sound decisions in complex and often controversial situations. Acknowledging an ever-expanding global society, compelling examples are presented from national and international headlines that invite readers to explore the cases in light of socio-cultural influences, personal values, and professional ethics. Historical examples demonstrate how to think critically through various problems while upholding moral and professional standards, as well as the law. Key topics include patient advocacy and rights, diversity, medication error prevention, health care information management, portability and accountability, and health care reform. In addition to in-book learning features like analysis problems, review questions, sample forms, and appendices, ETHICS & ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY NURSING, 4th Edition offers supplemental, interactive tools to challenge you further, and prepare you for morally sound behavior in any health care setting. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Community Health Nursing

A Practical Guide

Author: Patricia L. Carroll

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780766841390

Category: Medical

Page: 220

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Covering critical points, and providing ample opportunities for review, this self-paced text provides a concise, yet complete survey of community health nursing concepts.
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Interprofessional Working

An Essential Guide for Health and Social Care Professionals

Author: Jane Day

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781408074954

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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This new edition of Interprofessional Working: An Essential Guide for Health and Social Care Professionals provides the underpinning theoretical and practical knowledge all undergraduate nursing and healthcare students will need to learn how to successfully communicate and work effectively as part of an integrated, interprofessional team. As part of the topical Nursing and Health Care Practice series, this highly accessible text offers a host of practice based, real-life scenarios to show theory in practice along with a real –life case studies, boxed features and new activities to develop critical thinking and understanding.
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Delmar’s Complete Review for NCLEX-RN

Author: Donna Gauwitz

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133282415

Category: Medical

Page: 1152

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Ensure your students’ success on the NCLEX-RN exam with Cengage Learning’s COMPLETE REVIEW FOR NCLEX-RN , Second Edition. After completing a recognized nursing curriculum and meeting state requirements, your students are ready to tackle the National Council of State Boards of Nursing NCLEX-RN exam, and this review covers it all. The stimulating, full-color text offers more than 1600 practice questions with answers in multiple formats, with 67 chapters of review content. Test questions are coded to reflect the recommended test-taking plan and strategies, while answers include rationales for both correct and incorrect assumptions. Endorsed by the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA), COMPLETE REVIEW FOR NCLEX-RN, Second Edition emphasizes delegation, prioritization, and critical thinking methods that prepare students for the exam’s rigor and also builds their confidence. COMPLETE REVIEW FOR NCLEX-RN, Second Edition is the one-stop NCLEX-RN exam preparation tool recognized by successful registered nurses today. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Intravenous Infusion Therapy for Nurses

Principles & Practice

Author: Dianne L. Josephson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781401809355

Category: Medical

Page: 701

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Given the sharp rise in medication administration errors, effective venipuncture and intravenous therapy have never seemed more critical to the overall health of patients. Intravenous Infusion Therapy for Nurses: Principles & Practice is your trustworthy guide designed to help you navigate the challenging concepts and protocols of IV therapy and offer you the tools to master them in practice. The latest information on equipment, nutritional support, legal implications, and infection control are all thoroughly woven into the context of professional and safe nursing practice. As no other resource offers more opportunities to learn and apply knowledge in IV therapy, this text is absolutely essential reading for anyone preparing to perform these skills. NEW TO THIS EDITION• Case Studies to sharpen analytical and decision-making skills• Icons with procedures correspond to available animations or opportunities to practice within the interactive multimedia program IV Therapy Skills• 2-color design
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Contexts of Midwifery Practice

Author: Helen Muscat,Heather Passmore,Sam Chenery-Morris

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1473917743

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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In order to become skilled and competent practitioners, student midwives need to understand the complex individual, family and societal issues they will encounter. By introducing the contemporary context of midwifery practice, this book helps students to understand the problems many women face in society. The book covers topics including violence, mental and sexual health, the rising obesity epidemic and increases in numbers of women from non-UK countries. The authors emphasise the fact that students need to be aware of their public health responsibilities and discuss various health promotion strategies.
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Professional Development, Reflection and Decision-Making in Nursing and Healthcare

Author: Melanie Jasper,Megan Rosser,Gail Mooney

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111830327X

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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This essential text brings together in one place the inextricably linked concepts of professional development, reflective practice and decision-making. Fully updated and revised throughout, the new edition of this easy-to-follow, jargon-free title is targeted at nursing and healthcare practitioners and nursing students, providing clear guidance to help the reader think critically about their practice, work within professional boundaries, be accountable for their actions, and plan for their future.
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Mentorship and Clinical Supervision Skills in Health Care

Author: Lynne Wigens

Publisher: Cengage Learning Emea

ISBN: 9781408075067

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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This fully revised and highly accessible second edition of Mentorship and Clinical Supervision Skills in Health Care: Learning Through Practice, from the Nursing and Health Care Practice series, provides all the background, theory and practical knowledge required to be an effective mentor within nursing and health care. The text explores mentorship from the stance of a student and from that of a qualified health care professional, to encourage critical understanding and securing its appeal to professionals and trainees in the field. Completely up-to-date, this text is written in line with the new NMC requirements and provides coverage of key developments in the field including: the role of technologies and e-portfolios in nursing and health care education; the growing importance of experiential learning and the role of reflection; recent changes in assessment techniques and the conceptualisation of validity, reliability and discriminatory power.
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Tourism Management

Author: Stephen Page

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113634599X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 394

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One of the leading texts in the field, Tourism Management is the ideal introduction to the fundamentals of tourism as you study for a degree, diploma or single module in the subject. It is written in an engaging style that assumes no prior knowledge of tourism and builds up your understanding as you progress through this wide ranging global review of the principles of managing tourism. It traces the evolution and future development of tourism and the challenges facing tourism managers in this fast growing sector of the world economy. This book is highly illustrated with diagrams and colour images, and contains short case studies of contemporary themes of interest, as well as new data and statistics.
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The Theory and Practice of Online Learning

Author: Terry Anderson

Publisher: Athabasca University Press

ISBN: 1897425082

Category: Computers

Page: 472

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Neither an academic tome nor a prescriptive 'how to' guide, The Theory and Practice of Online Learning is an illuminating collection of essays by practitioners and scholars active in the complex field of distance education. Distance education has evolved significantly in its 150 years of existence. For most of this time, it was an individual pursuit defined by infrequent postal communication. But recently, three more developmental generations have emerged, supported by television and radio, teleconferencing, and computer conferencing. The early 21st century has produced a fifth generation, based on autonomous agents and intelligent, database-assisted learning, that has been referred to as Web 2.0. The second edition of "The Theory and Practice of Online Learning" features updates in each chapter, plus four new chapters on current distance education issues such as connectivism and social software innovations.
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Approaches to Prayer

A Resource Book for Groups and Individuals

Author: Henry Morgan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780281045570

Category: Prayer

Page: 155

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Provides a wealth of fresh ideas and practical advice on a variety of approaches to prayer and contemplation. It also offers helpful guidance on how these approaches can work in a small group, and includes suggestions for using parts of the book during Lent. There are chapters on centring down, prayer in the midst of life, praying with the Bible, using the imagination, adoration and contemplation, liturgy, reconciliation, journaling, visual images and other symbols, prayer and the body, and intercession. A key feature of the book is the sequences of stimulating prayer exercises which form an integral part of each chapter. All the material in this book originates from ideas and exercises developed by people throughout the country connected with SPIDIR, an informal network in the Southwark Diocese for all concerned with the furtherance of Spiritual Direction.
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Clinical Nutrition Case Studies

Author: Wayne E. Billon

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780534516123

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 385

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CLINICAL NUTRITION CASE STUDIES includes over 40 clinical cases, introducing students to the the broad range of clinical situations faced as a diet therapist, from alcoholic cirrhosis and insulin- and noninsulin-dependant diabetes to vegetarianism, body building, atherosclerosis, and much more. Each case includes a detailed description of patients' histories and nutritional problems, followed by a list of questions that invite students to apply their classroom and clinical lessons to the situations presented.
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Becoming a Helper

Author: Marianne Schneider Corey,Gerald Corey

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305544692

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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Ideal for anyone embarking on or considering a career in the helping professions, BECOMING A HELPER, Seventh Edition, provides an overview of the stages of the helping process while teaching students the skills and knowledge they need to become successful helping professionals. Drawing on their years of experience, Corey and Corey focus on the struggles, anxieties, and uncertainties students often encounter on the road to becoming effective helpers. They also emphasize self-reflection on a number of professional issues. Finally, the authors help students decide if a career in the helping professions is right for them by asking them to take a candid look at the demands and strains they'll face in the field. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Systems Analysis and Design in a Changing World

Author: John W. Satzinger,Robert B. Jackson,Stephen D. Burd

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305465261

Category: Computers

Page: 512

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Refined and streamlined, SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN IN A CHANGING WORLD, 7E helps students develop the conceptual, technical, and managerial foundations for systems analysis design and implementation as well as project management principles for systems development. Using case driven techniques, the succinct 14-chapter text focuses on content that is key for success in today's market. The authors' highly effective presentation teaches both traditional (structured) and object-oriented (OO) approaches to systems analysis and design. The book highlights use cases, use diagrams, and use case descriptions required for a modeling approach, while demonstrating their application to traditional, web development, object-oriented, and service-oriented architecture approaches. The Seventh Edition's refined sequence of topics makes it easier to read and understand than ever. Regrouped analysis and design chapters provide more flexibility in course organization. Additionally, the text's running cases have been completely updated and now include a stronger focus on connectivity in applications. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Reflective Practice

Writing and Professional Development

Author: Gillie Bolton,Russell Delderfield

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1526450534

Category: Education

Page: 296

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Reflecting thoughtfully on your work is vital for improving your own self-awareness, effectiveness and professional development. This newly updated fifth edition of Gillie Bolton’s bestselling book explores reflective writing as a creative and dynamic process for this critical enquiry. New to this edition: An expanded range of exercises and activities A new emphasis on using e-portfolios Further guidance on reflective writing assignments Enhanced discussion of reflection as a key employability skill Additional online resources This popular book has been used worldwide in various disciplines including education, social work, business and management, medicine and healthcare and is essential reading for students and professionals seeking to enhance their reflective writing skills and to examine their own practice in greater critical depth.
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Inclusion in Action

Author: Phil Foreman,Michael Arthur-Kelly

Publisher: Cengage AU

ISBN: 0170376176

Category: Children with disabilities

Page: 600

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How can classroom teachers effectively differentiate learning and teaching programs to provide for the needs of every student in their class? This best-selling text begins by asking "Why include all students?" in regular classrooms and then shows how this can be done. It outlines the philosophy of inclusive education and focuses on the use of individualised planning and effective teaching practices to maximise learning outcomes within positive and productive environments. Vignettes and narratives provide real-life examples that help put the theory in context. This fifth edition includes broader coverage of issues to do with diversity and individual differences, particularly cultural and multicultural inclusion, linguistic diversity and giftedness. There is more throughout on the universal design for learning framework and on partnerships with families, while new pedagogical features encourage readers to reflect. Throughout, it emphasises a practical, research-based approach to teaching that can be applied to support students with a range of differences and additional needs.
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The Reflective Practice Guide

An interdisciplinary approach to critical reflection

Author: Barbara Bassot

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317666011

Category: Education

Page: 152

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The Reflective Practice Guide supports all students for whom the process of reflecting on developing knowledge and skills is crucial to successful professional practice. It offers an accessible introduction to a wide range of theories and models that can help you engage more effectively in critical reflection. Illustrated throughout with examples and case studies drawn from a range of interdisciplinary professional contexts, The Reflective Practice Guide offers models of practice that can be applied in a variety of settings. Reflective questions in each chapter help you apply ideas to your own professional context. Drawing on literature from a range of disciplines, key aspects of reflection explored include: Becoming more self-aware The role of writing in reflection Learning from experience Learning from positives and negatives Emotions and processing feelings Bringing assumptions to the surface Learning from feedback Reflecting in groups Managing change. The Reflective Practice Guide is an essential source of support, guidance and inspiration for all students on education, nursing, social work and counselling courses, who want to think about practice at a deeper level, question approaches, challenge assumptions and gain greater self-awareness.
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