A practical approach to grow confidence and competence in Clinical practice! Berman, Skills in Clinical Nursingis a visual Australian resource to support nurses to achieve competency in the most relevant skills performed in clinical practice, aligned to the NMBA standards for professional practice.The first Australian edition of Skills in Clinical Nursing is a definitive resource that has been designed as a practical and easy-to-navigate reference for both the classroom and clinical practice settings. This text includes 95 of the most important skills performed by nursing students and graduates, organised from simple to complex and written to reflect current evidence-based practice guidelines. View the online brochure
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Skills in Clinical Nursing, Seventh Edition brings together the 166 most important skills performed by nurses, including all common variations, organized from the simplest to the most complex. This edition has been revised, restructured, and updated to reflect current practice, responding to extensive feedback from clinical nurses, market surveys, and the authors’ own teaching and practice experience. Each chapter contains concise introductory material, placing skills in the context of anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology, and clearly explaining their purpose and rationale. Each skill is then presented in exceptional step-by-step detail, with 800+ illustrations. Skills coverage is complemented by critical-thinking insights on using assessment data, and essential guidance on appropriate delegation to unlicensed assistive personnel (UAP).
Designed as a compelling text for students, Clinical Skills in Children's Nursing offers evidence-based and family centred practical guidance for procedures in all care settings. Emphasis is placed on the development of decision-making skills and sensitive care. It is enhanced by illustrations, online resources, and regular updates to evidence.
Fast access to concise, targeted information on all essential aspects of clinical skills in nursing Written by experienced nurses and packed full of up-to-the minute guidance and information An indispensable companion for practising and student nurses in a variety of care settings Patient centred, evidence-based and in line with the latest guidelines Includes practice tips and pitfalls to aid patient careIncreasingly nurses are developing and extending their clinical skills into areas that were once considered only for doctors. With the rise of post-registration clinical skills courses, advanced practitioners, and the new medical assistant roles, it is anticipated that future professional practice will involve more emphasis on clinical skills for nurses.The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills in Adult Nursing provides a practical, easily accessible, concise and evidence-based guide to all the essential elements of clinical skills for nursing practice in one portable format. The first section deals with the principles underlying patient assessment, and professional issues relating to clinical skills in order to help practitioners perform procedures safely and competently. This is followed by chapters on generic skills such as communication, hygiene and comfort, infection control, intravenous access, and care of the theatre patient. There are separate sections on drug administration and emergency and high dependency care. The book then takes a systems-based approach to the care of patients covering the key concepts which underpin all good nursing practice, including the social and psychological aspects of nursing. Information is included on how to relate the principles of clinical skills to different groups such as the elderly and the mentally ill, which will have relevance to practitioners whether in a hospital or community setting.A unique and comprehensive guide to clinical skills in nursing, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills in Adult Nursing will help nurses and other health care workers to perform clinical skills safely and competently. Readership: Nursing students in pre-registration diploma, degree and masters level degree programmes; registered nurses at staff nurse, advanced and specialist level and charge nurse/sister level; registered nurses undertaking post-registration education programmes.
Providing current information in a clear, concise format, the Fifth Edition ofKozier & Erb's Techniques in Clinical Nursingcontinues to be a definitive source for clinical nursing skills. Progressing from the simple to the complex, each chapter places techniques in perspective to client anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology. Applying the nursing process to each technique, it illustrates a detailed step-by-step implementation while providing a thorough overview of the rationale and purpose. Appropriate as a stand alone in a skills-based course or as a companion to any Fundamentals or Medical-Surgical course with skills application, the features include: Current Standard Infection Control Precautionsintegrated into each technique. Over 200 "Forming Clinical Judgment" questionsthat apply critical thinking skills to realistic clinical situations. Age Related Considerationshighlighting modifications and special deliberations necessary when caring for infants, children, and elders. Ambulatory and Community Settingssection lists the modifications necessary when performing techniques in alternative settings. A focus on the appropriateness of delegationexplaining which techniques at what times can be delegated to unlicensed assistive personnel. Color photographsof real life situations. For faculty– Instructor's Resource CD ROM with customizable checklist available upon adoption.
Based on the authors' research into clinical teaching in nursing, this book adopts an approach that considers the context in which clinical teaching takes place. The cycle of events in the preparation for and follow-up of practice is seen in the context of socialization from student to nurse.
This new textbook teaches first year nursing students how to perform fundamental nursing skills and why to perform them in that way, integrating best practice, biological knowledge and clinical evidence. The step-by-step procedures, colour illustrations, and realistic scenarios from all nursing branches help readers prepare for placements.
A Concept-Based Approach to Learning, Volume 3 - Revised 2nd Edition
Author: Barbara Callahan
The only skills book of its kind! Clinical Nursing Skills: A Concept-Based Approach, Volume III, 2nd edition is designed to meet the specific needs and approach of concept-based nursing programs in teaching key nursing skills. Clinical Nursing Skills: A Concept-based Approach is the third volume in a three-volume concept-based textbook series and presents more than 435 of the most important skills performed by nurses including common variations. This second edition has been revised, restructured, and updated to reflect the most current nursing practices and standards. Each skill is characterized by an overarching concept and is presented in exceptional step-by-step detail with beautiful, real-life illustrations, which help students visualize exactly how each skill is completed.
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.
"Students will find Rita Debnath's Professional Skills in Nursing a great introduction to the challenges of developing their clinical skills." - Mike Parkinson, Edinburgh Napier University What do I need to learn in order to progress through my course? How do I achieve the best possible patient-care? Professional Skills for Nurses answers both of these questions and supports the development of key nursing skills underpinned by theory. Designed specifically to meet the needs of nursing students in the initial stages of training, the book focuses on the essential knowledge and skills needed for effective patient-care while at the same time helping students to achieve the NMC outcomes required for entry into branch programmes. Each chapter focuses on a key aspect of nursing care backed up with - practical tips, - examples drawn from all branches of nursing, and - a range of study activities to help you reflect on your learning and get the most from practice placements. Key themes in healthcare such as ethics, evidence-based practice and health promotion are discussed throughout the book, highlighting how these relate to everyday nursing practice. Focusing on the core skills covered in the initial stages of training, Professional Skills in Nursing is the ideal introduction for students during the Common Foundation Programme.