Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Essential Clinical Skills

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Author: Susan Carlisle

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317905563

Category: Medical

Page: 46

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Whether you’re a student nurse on clinical placement or a healthcare worker on a busy ward, you need practical guidance at your fingertips, fast! This pocket-sized guide will help you to provide safe, effective, everyday patient care. The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone and iPad.

Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Portfolios and Reflective Practice

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Author: Susan Lillyman,Pauline Merrix

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317905784

Category: Medical

Page: 37

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Reflective practice is a requirement for all healthcare professionals. This essential guide will help you develop the skills to be effective as a reflective practitioner within any clinical environment. The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone and iPad.

Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)

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Author: Nina Godson,Kelly Ryan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131790608X

Category: Medical

Page: 80

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Preparing for an Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) is very different from preparing for a theoretical knowledge examination - your clinical skills and performance will be tested rather than just your knowledge of the theory. It is important to understand how to achieve the best results in an OSCE, and this handy pocket-sized guide describes each clinical skill in turn to help you feel confident and prepared for the exam. The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone and iPad.

Student Nurse

Clinical skills survival guide

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780273720478

Category: Clinical medicine

Page: 56

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Providing nursing students with the essential information that they will need whilst on placement, this book contains important and common terminology such as standard abbreviations, basic drug calculations and standard CPR procedures.

The Newly Qualified Nurse's Handbook E-Book

A Survival Guide

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Author: Bethann Siviter

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702047988

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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This book has been prepared by professionals working in the UK. It is not a primer on clinical skills but an indispensable handbook and resource for the new nurses who are about to embark on their first job and need to develop nursing judgment and the ability to organise and deliver care. It is about learning how to think like a nurse - developing the judgment and behaviour that is essential in competent practice. With an immensely readable style this book uses a friendly, conversational manner, with realistic hints, tips, and examples from real life, to encourage nurses in the early days of their careers. Issues such as assertiveness, delegation, CVs and interviews, leadership, developing “nursing intuition , are covered as well as discussion about evidence based and reflective practice, direct entry into the community, and developing confidence in practice. This book will help nurses and students develop into competent and confident practitioners. • Written for newly qualified nurses by a nurse, therefore authentic • Case studies and quotes from nurses show readers that their thoughts and feelings are shared by others - this validation will reduce stress and uncertainty and give credibility • Humour and cartoons will make the text readable and fun to use • Hints, tips and practical advice will encourage the anxious graduate • Attractive 2-colour design will make the text more easily accessible

Fundamentals of Care

A Textbook for Health and Social Care Assistants

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Author: Ian Peate

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119212219

Category: Medical

Page: 280

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Fundamentals of Care is an accessible introductory textbook for all health care assistants; assistant practitioners and social care support workers who are undertaking the newly introduced, mandatory Care Certificate, as well as offering a resource for providing care and support. Practically focused, each chapter begins with the outcomes associated with each standard, which helps contextualise and focus the reader on the content and relevance to the Care Certificate. The book also includes exercises to encourage the reader to stop, look, listen and act, thinking cap activity promotes further thinking and application to care and support provision along with case studies and resource files. Written to help the reader come to terms with the role and function of the heath and care assistants, Fundamentals of Care offers support to those undertaking the Care Certificate and to assist those who already work as health and care assistants, helping them in their quest to enhance safe and effective care.

Pediatric Nurse's Survival Guide

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Author: Lisa M Rebeschi,Mary L. Heiens Brown

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285400747

Category: Medical

Page: 252

View: 551

Practical and convenient, the thoroughly updated third edition of The Pediatric Nurse's Survival Guide is the perfect clinical reference! This handy resource offers quick answers to your pediatric nursing questions concerning assessment, clinical values and standards, and the most common conditions and diseases seen in the pediatric population. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Mentoring E-Book

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Author: Karen Elcock,Kath Sharples

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702047724

Category: Medical

Page: 320

View: 523

Are you mentoring students or other staff? This is an indispensable handbook for: both new and experienced mentors seeking practical advice academic staff who deliver mentorship programmes link lecturers who support mentors in practice. Guidance and tips on supporting and assessing Understanding accountability – mapping to NMC standards Skills focus, using case studies Hints, tips, insights and humour Supporting the student with a disability Using simulated learning The role of the sign-off mentor

The Newly Qualified Nurse's Handbook

A Survival Guide

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Author: Bethann Siviter

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702028037

Category: Medical

Page: 245

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Describing how to think like a nurse, this book includes hints, tips, and examples from real life, to encourage nurses in the early days of their careers. It covers issues such as: assertiveness, delegation, CVs and interviews, leadership, and developingnursing intuition.

Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Compassion, Caring and Communication

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Author: Barbara Smith

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317906209

Category: Medical

Page: 44

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Compassion, caring and communication are all fundamental parts of patient care and something all health and social care workers encounter on a daily basis. This user-friendly reference guide will help you care for your patients in a person-centred way. The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone and iPad.

Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Infection Control

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Author: Barbara Smith

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317906136

Category: Medical

Page: 43

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Ensuring the prevention and management of infection is a critical aspect of nursing. With this pocket-sized reference book you have instant access to all the most important policies and procedures. The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone and iPad.

A Nurse's Survival Guide to the Ward - E-Book

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Author: Sharon L. Edwards,Ann Richards

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702051713

Category: Medical

Page: 500

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The new edition of this highly popular book is an indispensable guide to daily procedures and problems for nurses starting work on the ward or returning to practice. It provides guidance in a variety of areas including: how to organise your job and yourself; how to assess patients; clinical information on a wide range of conditions; important principles, procedures and investigations; how to administer drugs safely; and what to do in an emergency. As well as information on how to do the job, the importance of communication and nursing care issues is emphasised. Background information is also given on underlying legal, health and safety issues. This book will help you with Organising your job and yourself Assessing patients Getting clinical information on a wide range of conditions Important principles, procedures and investigations Administering drugs safely What to do in an emergency Communication, legal health and safety issues A new section on professional practice relates current issues to nursing practice Updated drug section provides essential understanding of common drug classes New resuscitation guidelines

Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Evidence Based Practice

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Author: Judith Davies

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317905997

Category: Medical

Page: 76

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Taking an evidence-based approach is fundamental to ensuring good clinical practice, but it’s not always easy. This info-packed guide will be an invaluable resource throughout your healthcare or nursing studies and post-registration, helping you to understand the essentials of EBP theory and application, and develop new insights into healthcare practice. The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone and iPad.

Care Skills for Nurses

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Author: Claire Boyd

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118657365

Category: Medical

Page: 208

View: 2699

Survive clinical skills training with this essential guide forall student nurses. Providing words of wisdom and advice from real-life student nurses,Care Skills for Nurses is an easy-to-read, quick-referenceguide to all the key care skills you need to know – boostingyour confidence and competence both in the clinical skills lab andon your clinical placements. Special features: Developed by students, for students Clear, straightforward, and jargon-free Ties in with the NMC standards for pre-registration educationand the Essential Skills Clusters Examples and questions based on real life nursing andhealthcare situations Available in a range of digital formats

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Critical Care E-Book

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Author: Sharon L. Edwards,Mimma Sabato

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070203309X

Category: Medical

Page: 476

View: 1159

This small, pocket-sized book provides a solid introduction to aspects of care and management in critical care. The book contains not only information on patient assessment, ventilation, haemodynamic monitoring, emergencies, critical care interventions, common conditions and pharmacology, all clearly relating to critical care, but also psychological, professional practice issues, palliative care and caring for relatives. It provides the factual information needed to assist nurses in providing holistic care in the critical care environment, in an accessible format. Pocket-book format makes the book portable and user-friendly Pull-out boxes highlight hints and tips for practice Diagrams used to explain clearly difficult concepts

The Student Nurse Toolkit

An Essential Guide for Surviving Your Course

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Author: Ian Peate

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118393929

Category: Medical

Page: 336

View: 7365

Your very own companion to any pre-registration nursingcourse! Packed with advice, hints and tips, this essential, practicalguide will orientate and guide you through your nursing course evenbefore you start. Written in a straightforward, no-nonsensestyle, this Toolkit is full of strategies and help forsurviving and succeeding on your pre-registration nursing course,and addresses all the key issues and concerns you may face,including: How to get the most out of your clinical placement The nursing terminology you need to know – including NMCstandards How to create a professional Portfolio How to achieve a healthy work-life balance How to develop an effective relationship with your mentor With case studies from real students, hands-on activities andsuggestions for further reading, this is THE essential survivalguide for your nursing course!

Lehrbuch der Medizinischen Physiologie

Die Physiologie des Menschen für Studierende der Medizin und Ärzte

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Author: William F. Ganong

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662006278

Category: Medical

Page: 820

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Staff Nurse Survival Guide

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Author: John Fowler

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781856423977

Category: Communication in nursing

Page: 237

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Consisting of over 80 questions and answers from 19 different specialists, the Staff Nurse Survival Guide contains ideas, principles and guidelines for a number of common and sometimes unexpected situations that newly qualified nurses are likely to encounter. Designed to be a quick reference for everyday use, this book provides readers with key information to tackle daily tasks at work with confidence. Covers topics such as: dealing with complaints, mental health, clinical supervision, aggression, bereavement, central venous pressure monitoring, mentoring a student and much more. The questions are divided into five chapters: dealing with the unexpected, clinical nursing skills, dealing with bereavement and palliative care, principles of medication and the role of the staff nurse.

Delmar's Fundamental and Advanced Nursing Skills Handbook

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Author: Gaylene Altman

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781401810702

Category: Medical

Page: 660

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This handbook is a comprehensive, up-to-date clinical resource for any nurse. It provides essential coverage of over 200 nursing procedures. Focusing on need-to-know information, this handbook is the perfect reference for any nurse from the home to the hospital. Offering full step-by-step coverage of over 200 vital nursing procedures, this manual equips nurses with the skills they need to survive and thrive in today's changing health care world.

Starting Your Practice

A Survival Guide for Nurse Practitioners

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Author: Jean M. Nagelkerk

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323024882

Category: Medical

Page: 596

View: 7513

This unique resource is an ideal career-planning guide for advanced practice students, recent graduates, and practicing nurse practitioners who want to expand their careers. It's filled with helpful guidelines and proven strategies for success in every aspect of NP practice, including certification and licensure, finding and negotiating a practice opportunity, and developing community and professional partnerships. Guidelines for completing the necessary requirements for certification and licensure Tips for finding and negotiating a practice opportunity Strategies for using available technology and tools, such as the internet and PDAs, to create a successful clinical practice environment Ideas for developing a community partnership by creating successful professional and clinical contacts in the community Practical advice on how best to market oneself and interview with potential employers Key information on establishing systems in practice, using tools to enhance clinical judgment, and other important responsibilities related to clinical practice A wealth of real-world examples, including resumes, collaborative agreements, contracts, business plans, billing and coding, and productivity flowcharts, provide essential resources for a successful practice