The Student Nurse Handbook

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Author: Bethann Siviter

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702054313

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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This convenient Handbook will be invaluable when starting out on your pre-registration nursing course. Covering a broad range of topics, from helping you to understand what tutors and mentors expect from you, how to plan your work, and coping with stress, it will support you across all aspects of student life. This book will help students to: Write assignments Cope with stress Make the most of clinical placements Reflect on practice Understand nursing models, theories and philosophies Understand medical terminology and nursing jargon Deal with legal and ethical issues. Fully updated in line with changes in nursing practice e.g. the revised NMC Code of Professional Conduct, the Disability Discrimination Act, Agenda for Change and the Knowledge and Skills Framework, Essence of Care. Expanded section on nursing models More help with drug dosage calculations to assist students in developing their numeric skills. More on help on writing assignments and how to use research, including applications to practice Expanded appendices on children’s nursing and mental health branches. Template forms to assist with course applications, planning assignments and a check list for placements

The Student Nurse Handbook

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Author: Liz Aston

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335244769

Category: Medical

Page: 131

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Co-published with the Nursing Standard, this book offers invaluable peer to peer advice on the key challenges of the pre-registration nursing cause, based on real experiences and with commentary from two experienced nurses.

The Student Nurse Handbook

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Author: Aston, Liz,Strouther, Lesley

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335244750

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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Co-published with the Nursing Standard, this fun and friendly guide to being a student nurse is written BY student nurses FOR student nurses. The book offers invaluable peer to peer advice on the key challenges of the pre-registration nursing cause, based on real experiences and with commentary from two experienced nurses.

The Student Nurse Handbook E-Book

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Author: Bethann Siviter

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702047910

Category: Medical

Page: 312

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This book is an indispensable guide on how to get into and survive a pre-registration nursing course. With an immensely readable style this book inspires and encourages students to complete their course and become a nurse. Case studies and quotes from students and nurses show readers that their thoughts and feelings are shared by others - this validation will reduce stress and anxiety and give credibility Humour and cartoons make the text readable and fun to use Hints, tips and practical advice encourage the ‘flagging’ student Appendices list other useful resources, contact details for organisations and websites The two-colour design makes it attractive to use Fully updated in line with changes in nursing practice e.g. the revised NMC Code of Professional Conduct, the Disability Discrimination Act, Agenda for Change and the Knowledge and Skills Framework, Essence of Care. Expanded section on nursing models More help with drug dosage calculations to assist students in developing their numeric skills. More on help on writing assignments and how to use research, including applications to practice Expanded appendices on children’s nursing and mental health branches. Template forms to assist with course applications, planning assignments and a check list for placements

The Student Nurse Guide To Decision Making In Practice

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Author: Aston, Liz,Wakefield, Jill,McGown, Rachel

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335236642

Category: Medical

Page: 160

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This practical book provides a framework to assist student nurses in developing skills as decision makers. The book uses cases and practical examples to help relate theory to practice, starting with the transition to becoming a student nurse and moving through the different stages of a pre-registration nursing course. This practical book provides a framework to assist student nurses in developing skills as decision makers.

Student Nurse Handbook

Difficult Concepts Made Easy

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Author: B. Gayle Twiname,Sandra M. Boyd

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 397

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A “must-have” resource for all nursing personnel, this book focuses on areas in nursing that consistently cause the most confusion. The engaging, reader-friendly writing style simplifies difficult concepts and presents them in a clear, concise manner. Chapter topics cover ABGs, drug calculations and medication issues, laboratory and diagnostic studies, ECG, and epidemiology. Handy survival tips for clinical settings are also included—with advice on using the Internet to access current nursing information, and how to communicate more effectively For nurses, social workers, and other allied health professionals.

Achieving Competencies For Nursing Practice: A Handbook For Student Nurses

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Author: Reading, Sheila,Webster, Brian

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335246745

Category: Medical

Page: 288

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This book will offer examples to nursing students to enable a creative and innovative understanding of how the competencies may be demonstrated in the many contexts where practice occurs with individuals, groups or possibly communities.

Placement Learning in Community Nursing - E-book

A guide for students in practice

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Author: Jane Harris,Sheila Nimmo

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070205173X

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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Worried about your placement? Will you fit in? Will you have the right skills? What do you need to learn for practice assessments? This book will help you with all these concerns. It will tell you what to expect from the placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities. A logical, step-by-step approach to preparing for a medical placement Helps make the most of learning opportunities Narratives from other students describe what the placement will really be like Honest discussion of the challenges of a placement in the community to help avoid problems Advice on possible approaches to situations that may arise on a community placement Series features: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements What to expect before a placement What you can expect to learn on placement How to consolidate your experience and learning Clear links and examples with NMC proficiencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for portfolios Short case studies to link theory with practice Key points reminder boxes Worried about your next placement? Will you ‘fit in’? Will you have the right skills? What do you need to learn to meet practice assessments? This series will help you with all these concerns. It will tell you what to expect from each placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities. This is the only series specifically for student nurses undertaking specific practice placements, and will give you all the information you need in a user-friendly format. Each book in the series covers a specific area of practice for a typical placement on a pre-registration nursing course. Titles in this series: Surgical nursing Medical nursing Cancer and palliative care nursing Mental health nursing Community care nursing Older people nursing Each book also covers: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements What to expect before a placement What you can expect to learn on placement How to consolidate your experience and learning Clear links and examples with NMC proficiencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for portfolios Short case studies to link theory with practice Key points reminder boxes

Fast Facts for the Student Nurse

Nursing Student Success in a Nutshell

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Author: Susan Stabler-Haas, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826193250

Category: Medical

Page: 200

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ìThis guide by Stabler-Haas sets itself apart in its direct, kind, and professional tone...Notably, it concludes with chapters about success beyond graduation...Recommended.î--Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries Written with candor and good humor, this Fast Facts guide for students in diploma, AD, BSN, and RN-BSN level programs features the information that nursing students really need to know in order to achieve excellence up to and beyond the NCLEX. Incorporating many real-life examples (drawn from more than 1,000 students taught by the author), Fast Facts for the Student Nurse clarifies common issues such as choosing a major, work/study arrangements, and difficulties associated with living at home. It discusses the NCLEX, licensure, continuing education, and graduate education, and helps readers identify what type of learner they are and how to capitalize on their strengths. Checklists to facilitate important decision making and charts and tables with "hot topics" are also included. Key Features: Provides, in Fast Facts format, all of the information new and experienced nursing students need to know for classroom and clinical success Helps readers identify their learning style and capitalize on strengths Covers the NCLEX, licensure, continuing education routes, graduate education, and how to survive the first year of practice

Handbook for Student Nurses, 2017-18

Introducing Key Issues Relevant for Practice

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Author: Wendy Benbow,Gill Jordan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781908625434

Category: Nursing

Page: 264

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A Handbook for Student Nurses provides anintroduction to the essential background knowledge that pre-registrationnursing students need as a foundation for their training. It covers the core offirst year nursing studies: * Legal and professional issues * Communication * Values and health care ethics * Reflection and personal development * Evidence-based practice * Study skills * Medicine, IV fluid and drug administration Case studies and examples, activities and reflection pointsall aid learning, while references to legislation, key documents and reports,and website links to relevant organisations provide easy access to coreinformation. A Handbook for Student Nurses is widelyrecommended in institutions across the UK and is essential reading for newstudents. This 2017-18 edition incorporates the latest developments in thehealth service, and references have also been comprehensively updated. WHAT STUDENTS AND LECTURERS THINK ABOUT THIS BOOK: "...an invaluable resource and a daily accompaniment forlectures...I take it into my second year with the knowledge that I have a greatreference book I can reflect on throughout my years of training." "I found this to be an excellent resource and I feelstudents new to the profession would find it extremely useful.... The book iswell-organised, highly readable and accessible." "An excellent introductory text for student nurses, writtenin a clear and illuminative style." "[An] excellent textbook that provides up-to-date andrelevant information for pre- and post-registration nursing students." "This is an excellent book, full of relevant information forstudent nurses."

Handbook of Veterinary Nursing

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Author: Hilary Orpet,Perdi Welsh

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111827945X

Category: Medical

Page: 312

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Handbook of Veterinary Nursing presents essentialguidance and helpful tips on developing and delivering high qualitynursing care and skills. Fully updated, this easy-to-follow guide reflects recent changesto veterinary nursing qualifications, current terminology and drugsin use. The emphasis is on the importance of working methodically,using high quality procedures, to help the whole veterinary teamensure the most successful outcomes in animal care. Written in note form for quick reference by veterinary nursesand technicians at all stages of their training and career, thiswill be invaluable for both exam revision and quick reference inclinic. Contents include: The nursing process in veterinary care, physical assessment ofthe patient, managing the hospital environment, managing theoperating room, surgical nursing activities, anaesthesia,diagnostic imaging, diagnostic tests, triage and emergencyprocedures, and essential calculations for drugs, fluids, nutritionand radiographic exposures. Key features: •Gives clinical advice quickly and simply •Written by authors with many years experience of veterinarynurse training and education •Contains essential calculations •Illustrated in colour throughout

Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing

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Author: George Castledine,Ann Close

Publisher: Oxford Handbooks in Nursing

ISBN: 0199231354

Category: Medical

Page: 1252

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This work gives expert and practical advice on all aspects of the nurse's role. It provides a complete picture of the care of adults with chronic and acute illness, and covers the role of the nurse as manager and co-ordinator of care. It is written by practising nurses and is an invaluable companion.

Bailliere's Study Skills for Nurses and Midwives E-Book

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Author: Sian Maslin-Prothero

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702049360

Category: Medical

Page: 364

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Whether you are a first time student or returning to study, it can seem very daunting. This book can help you get the most from studying and shows how to make good use of your time and achieve success. This 4th edition has been thoroughly revised and updated. It demonstrates how to develop and build on existing strengths and experiences to get the most out of any course. Using a down-to-earth and user-friendly style, it concentrates on what you need to know. It can help you to: • get the most from reading and lectures • access libraries • use the Internet and databases • develop IT skills • learn through reflection • develop a portfolio • prepare assignments • get the most from placements. activities reflection points case studies annotated further reading useful websites This new edition reflects recent changes in nursing and midwifery policy and practice including aspects such as ePortfolios, the European Computer Driving Licence and podcasts The majority of the chapters have been rewritten with either a student, or a practitioner to reflect the need for greater evidence of practice and its importance to midwifery and nursing students. More emphasis on clinical nursing and midwifery practise by relating skills to clinical placements and employment with a new chapter on Clinical Skills. New chapter on ‘Getting ready to study’

LPN/LVN Student Nurse Handbook

Core Concepts and Essential Skills

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Author: Nancy Jo Brown (RN.),Sandra M. Boyd,B. Gayle Twiname

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780130941824

Category: Medical

Page: 387

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An essential guide throughout your nursing education and a practical resource as a practicing professional! A "must-have" resource for practical or vocational nursing students, the LPN/LVN Student Nurse Handbook is the answer when it comes to nursing questions - such as "What does this mean? Why do I have to know that?" An engaging, reader friendly writing style simplifies difficult concepts, maps out core concepts and essential issues and presents them in a clear, concise manner.

Physiologie Malatlas

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Author: Wynn Kapit,Robert I. Macey,Esmail Meisami

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783868942255

Category:

Page: 174

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Nursing Diagnosis Handbook - E-Book

An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care

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Author: Betty J. Ackley,Gail B. Ladwig

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032307152X

Category: Medical

Page: 960

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Use this convenient resource to formulate nursing diagnoses and create individualized care plans! Updated with the most recent NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses, Nursing Diagnosis Handbook: An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care, 9th Edition shows you how to build customized care plans using a three-step process: assess, diagnose, and plan care. It includes suggested nursing diagnoses for over 1,300 client symptoms, medical and psychiatric diagnoses, diagnostic procedures, surgical interventions, and clinical states. Authors Elizabeth Ackley and Gail Ladwig use Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) and Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) information to guide you in creating care plans that include desired outcomes, interventions, patient teaching, and evidence-based rationales. Promotes evidence-based interventions and rationales by including recent or classic research that supports the use of each intervention. Unique! Provides care plans for every NANDA-I approved nursing diagnosis. Includes step-by-step instructions on how to use the Guide to Nursing Diagnoses and Guide to Planning Care sections to create a unique, individualized plan of care. Includes pediatric, geriatric, multicultural, and home care interventions as necessary for plans of care. Includes examples of and suggested NIC interventions and NOC outcomes in each care plan. Allows quick access to specific symptoms and nursing diagnoses with alphabetical thumb tabs. Unique! Includes a Care Plan Constructor on the companion Evolve website for hands-on practice in creating customized plans of care. Includes the new 2009-2011 NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses including 21 new and 8 revised diagnoses. Illustrates the Problem-Etiology-Symptom format with an easy-to-follow, colored-coded box to help you in formulating diagnostic statements. Explains the difference between the three types of nursing diagnoses. Expands information explaining the difference between actual and potential problems in performing an assessment. Adds detailed information on the multidisciplinary and collaborative aspect of nursing and how it affects care planning. Shows how care planning is used in everyday nursing practice to provide effective nursing care.

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