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Skills in Clinical Nursing

Author: Audrey Berman,Shirlee J. Snyder,Tracy Levett-Jones,Patricia Burton,Trish Burton,Nichole Harvey,Nikki Harvey

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781486011971

Category: Nursing

Page: N.A

View: 1876

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

Skills in Clinical Nursing

Author: Audrey T Berman,Shirlee Snyder

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0133003469

Category: Medical

Page: 912

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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).

Clinical Skills in Children's Nursing

Author: Imelda Coyne,Fiona Timmins,Freda Neill

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199559031

Category: Medical

Page: 496

View: 8449

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.

Kozier & Erb's Techniques in Clinical Nursing

Basic to Intermediate Skills

Author: N.A

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131142299

Category: Medical

Page: 726

View: 4495

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.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills in Adult Nursing

Author: Jacqueline Randle,Frank Coffey,Martyn Bradbury

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199211043

Category: Medical

Page: 679

View: 8422

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.

Foundation Clinical Nursing Skills

Author: Charles Docherty,Jacqueline McCallum

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780199534456

Category: Medical

Page: 512

View: 3043

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.

Clinical Nursing Skills

Core and Advanced

Author: Ruth Endacott,Phil Jevon,Simon Cooper

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780199237838

Category: Medical

Page: 660

View: 3683

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.

Checklists for Clinical Nursing Skills

Author: Louise Sparkes,Jennifer Bassett,Elisabeth Jacob

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781920994662

Category: Clinical medicine

Page: 387

View: 3878

Prepares specifically for Australian and New Zealand nursing students, this first edition of Checklists for Clinical Nursing Skills has been developed in close conjunction with the second edition of Dempsey, Hillege & hill: Fundamentals of Nursing and Midwifery: A Person-centred Approach to Care in order to enable students to integrate the foundational knowledge and skills required in nursing and to apply them in nursing practice.

Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques

Author: Anne Griffin Perry,Patricia Ann Potter

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323026017

Category: Medical

Page: 1311

View: 6017

The full-color revised reprint of the fifth edition of this comprehensive resource offers complete coverage of more than 200 nursing skills in a two-column format with rationales for each step. This new edition emphasizes evidence-based practice and features delegation considerations, new unexpected outcomes and related interventions, and long-term care and home care considerations. In addition, new skills include using small volume nebulizers, applying pneumanic compression devices, placing a client on a rotokinetic bed, administering continuous subcutaneous medications, and irrigating a small-bore feeding tube. Plus, we have added the new 2002 CDC Hand Hygiene Guidelines. Includes a FREE MERLIN website at Spanish version of 4th edition also available, ISBN: 84-8174-342-9

Clinical Nursing Skills

A Concept-Based Approach to Learning, Volume 3 - Revised 2nd Edition

Author: Barbara Callahan

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780135172032


Page: 648

View: 4634

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.

Clinical Teaching in Nursing

Author: Ruth White,Christine Ewan

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748731695

Category: Medical

Page: 213

View: 7914

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.

Skills Performance Checklists for Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques - E-Book

Author: Anne Griffin Perry,Patricia A. Potter,Wendy Ostendorf

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323482376

Category: Medical

Page: 544

View: 4899

Master the latest clinical skills and techniques you need to succeed as a nurse with Skills Performance Checklists for Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques, 9th Edition! Over 200 perforated, step-by-step checklists cover every skill and procedural guideline from Perry, Potter and Ostendorf's main text. It’s the must-have lab tool to help you build and easily assess your clinical skills proficiency Over 200 skills performance checklists cover every skill and procedural guideline from the Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques, 9th Edition text. Thorough and convenient documentation of skill mastery makes it easy to self-evaluate your performance of specific skills. NEW! Updated content ensures every checklist reflects the latest accepted clinical practice.

Clinical Nursing Skills

Basic to Advanced Skills

Author: Sandra Fucci Smith

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780838513897

Category: Nursing

Page: 1124

View: 1973

This comprehensive reference clearly presents nursing skills frequently used in agencies or in the home. The fourth edition provides an updated, instructional overview of principles/concepts included in each chapter. Assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation objectives are included. In addition, the equipment, steps for intervention, documentation, and rationale for each skill are covered.

Clinical Nursing Skills and Techniques - E-Book

Author: Anne Griffin Perry,Patricia A. Potter,Wendy Ostendorf

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323293913

Category: Medical

Page: 1216

View: 9606

Known for its clear, comprehensive coverage of over 200 evidence-based skills, Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques is today’s leading nursing skills reference. It features nearly 1,000 full-color photographs and drawings, a nursing process framework, step-by-step instructions with rationales, and a focus on critical thinking and evidence-based practice. This edition includes new coverage of patient-centered care and safety guidelines, an emphasis on QSEN core competencies, and links to valuable online resources. Written by the trusted author team of Anne Griffin Perry and Patricia A. Potter, and now joined by new author Wendy Ostendorf, this reference helps you perform nursing skills with confidence. Coverage of QSEN core competencies includes delegation and collaboration, guidelines for reporting and recording, and pediatric, geriatric, home care, and teaching considerations. Unique! Using Evidence in Nursing Practice chapter covers the entire process of conducting research, including collecting, evaluating, and applying evidence from published research. Comprehensive coverage includes 212 basic, intermediate, and advanced nursing skills. Clinical Decision Points within skills address key safety issues or possible skill modifications for specific patient needs. Icons indicate video clips related to skills and procedures in the book and related lessons in Nursing Skills Online. Rationales for each skill step explain why steps are performed in a specific way, including their clinical significance and benefit, and incorporate the latest research findings. The five-step nursing process provides a framework for the description of skills within overall client care. Unique! Unexpected outcomes and related interventions alert you to what might go wrong and how to appropriately intervene. Online checklists and video clips may be downloaded to mobile devices. NEW Patient-Centered Care sections address issues unique to people of specific cultural, ethnic, and demographic backgrounds — a QSEN core competency. NEW Safety Guidelines sections cover the global recommendations on the safe execution of skill sets — also a QSEN core competency. UPDATED Adverse Event Reporting (AER) procedural guideline covers the correct response to Serious Event Reporting within the healthcare facility. NEW! Safe Transfer to a Wheel Chair procedural guideline focuses on the safety aspect of this common maneuver. NEW! Communicating with the Cognitively Impaired Patient skill provides the understanding and protocol for dealing with patients who are unable to communicate in a typical manner. NEW! Assessing the Genitalia and Rectum skill includes complete information and rationales. NEW! Caring for Patients with Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms (MDRO) and C. difficili skill covers this growing challenge to patient welfare and to healthcare providers.

Professional Skills in Nursing

A Guide for the Common Foundation Programme

Author: Rita Debnath

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446206114

Category: Medical

Page: 224

View: 7897

"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.

Nursing Education in the Clinical Setting

Author: Roberta Joanne Emerson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323036082

Category: Medical

Page: 384

View: 9357

2007 AJN Book of the Year Award Winner Nursing Education in the Clinical Setting provides a practical approach to clinical nursing instruction. Although grounded in adult learning theory, this unique resource provides practical suggestions and addresses common questions and issues. The text incorporates illustrative scenarios, discussion questions, and reflection exercises designed to facilitate thoughtful application of the content. Addresses the role transition for a nurse with clinical expertise to that of clinical nursing instructor. Provides important tips for effectively appraising student performance such as student involvement in self-evaluation and goal setting, and suggestions for how evaluation and appraisal are shared with the student. Incorporates sample scenarios to illustrate concepts and allow the reader to apply them. Integrates discussion questions and exercises designed to facilitate thoughtful application and critical thinking skills. Addresses all aspects of learning, including "cognitive" (e.g., critical thinking), "affective" (e.g., caring), and "psychomotor" (e.g., technical skills). Provides actual examples of tools to be used for documenting student performance and approaches for stimulating student involvement and critical thinking. Includes a separate chapter on Clinical Faculty as Clinical Coach that discusses how learning is facilitated in the clinical setting with the guidance of an effective teacher. Features a Clinical Toolbox that contains a variety of supplemental resources, including sample approaches for teaching and evaluation, suggestions for preparing anecdotal notes, and relevant reference material. Incorporates issues related to computer access of patient data banks for students, and the federal regulations mandated by HIPAA and their clinical education implications.

Clinical Nursing Skills and Techniques

Author: Anne Perry,Patricia A. Potter

Publisher: Mosby Elsevier Health Science

ISBN: 9780815143086


Page: 1392

View: 7551

This book covers principles of ophthalmic care; eyelids & adnexa; uveal; tract; pharmacology; optics; visual handicaps; orthoptics; etc.

Clinical Nursing Skills: Pearson New International Edition

Author: Sandra F. Smith,Donna J. Duell,Barbara Martin

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1292055456

Category: Medical

Page: 1488

View: 8571

Comprehensive set of nursing skills and procedures that cross the nursing curriculum and can be used in clinical, or the skills laboratory,. For use in hospitals and medical clinics as policy/procedure books or for reference. The most complete, up-to-date and useful guide to modern clinical nursing skills available! With more than 1,200 full-color images illustrating more than 750 new and updated skills, it is the definitive resource for best practice nursing standards, guidelines, and competencies. The authors teach through extensive case studies and critical thinking features, and thoroughly explain the rationales for each skill and technique. Strong coverage of evidence-based care, cultural/religious considerations, nursing management, and community based nursing is provided throughout. Easily adaptable to any conceptual curriculum model, this text also contains hundreds of NCLEX®-style review questions. This edition adds a new chapter on neurological care; has integrated coverage of home care throughout; provides substantial new coverage of the 2010 national patient safety goals; and contains approximately 50 new skills.

Skills Checklist to Accompany Taylor's Clinical Nursing Skills

Author: Pamela Lynn

Publisher: Lww

ISBN: 9781451192735

Category: Medical

Page: 424

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Davis's Guide to Clinical Nursing Skills

Author: Jacqueline Rhoads,Bonnie Juvé Meeker

Publisher: F A Davis Company

ISBN: 9780803611641

Category: Medical

Page: 564

View: 3770

This full-color, extensively-illustrated, pocket-sized handbook offers both students and clinicians an easy-to-use reference to the clinical procedures that nurses need to perform daily in every care setting, including critically important client teaching procedures not covered in other books. Each skill is based on the steps of the nursing process to help students apply classroom learning to the clinical setting and is organized as follows: overview, preparation, relevant nursing diagnoses, expected outcomes, equipment lists, step-by-step implementation with rationales, evaluation, and follow

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