Study Skills for Nurses (Student Survival Skills) 1st Edition

Survive academic study with this snappy guide to research techniques and strategies for all student nurses.

Providing words of wisdom and tips from real student nurses, Study Skills for Nurses enables you to develop your own individual ways of studying for those all important projects, with exercises, step-by-step guides and tricks to help you get ahead.

Special features

  • Developed by students for students
  • Clear, straightforward and jargon-free
  • Ties in with the NMC standards for pre-registration education and the Essential Skills Clusters.
  • Takes away the fear of study and independent research projects, making it approachable, easy and fun

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Professional Values in Nursing 1st Edition

This practical guide explores professional values in nursing, helping you to develop safe, compassionate, dignified, person-centred and evidence-based nursing practice.

The emphasis of the book is on fundamental values of equality, dignity and caring. The authors discuss holistic nursing care, working in partnership with people and families, working collaboratively with the interprofessional team, vulnerability and safeguarding, challenging poor practice and promoting best practice.

Features:

  • Chapters linked to the Professional Values domain in the NMC Standards for pre-registration nursing education
  • Strong evidence base to ensure best practice
  • Accessible style with learning outcomes, practice scenarios, questions and activities
  • Relevant to all fields of nursing, with practice scenarios representing people across the lifespan and with different healthcare needs

Professional Values in Nursing is a valuable resource for all nursing students, helping to embed professional values in their everyday practice.

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You CAN Teach Med-Surg Nursing!: The Authoritative Guide and Toolkit for the Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical Instructor 1st Edition

“This guide and resource will give you all the direction and resources you need to perform in the role of a medical-surgical clinical instructor√ñInstructors will discover this book takes the work out of working in the clinical area.”

This is the first comprehensive resource for clinical medical-surgical nursing instructors responsible for guiding students through their entire clinical rotation. Filling a huge gap in resources for instructors required to teach this course, it contains everything the new or adjunct instructor needs to teach expertly and confidently. The guide describes the role of medical-surgical instructor and provides an introduction to the clinical site. It features a week-by-week instructional plan for the clinical rotation and includes all materials necessary to effectively perform administrative leadership and supervision, assess students’ knowledge and learning styles, maximize the learning process, simplify evaluation, and help ensure a smooth transition to clinical practice.

Brimming with helpful information, the guide will be a welcome companion to both experienced and novice medical-nursing instructors with its organizational teaching templates, teaching and learning resources, and evaluation materials. These include a course syllabus, comprehensive skills checklist, medication guidelines, resources for patient teaching, pre-and post-conference expectations and activities; even make-up assignments for students who miss a clinical class. Clinical instruction materials such as PowerPoints and simulation scenarios,are provided. Additionally, the book contains quizzes with answers, discussion questions, critical thinking exercises, and interactive student activities.

Key Features:

  • Comprises the first complete resource for successfully guiding students through their clinical rotations from start to finish
  • Helps to allay the “fear factor” for new and adjunct clinical nursing instructors
  • Provides a week-by-week instructional guide that includes organizational teaching templates, teaching and learning resources, and evaluation aids
  • Includes numerous forms and templates to facilitate administrative responsibilities, student assessment, and student evaluation
  • Organizes key clinical information by body system and includes multiple interactive teaching tools

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Pediatric Nursing Care Plans for the Hospitalized Child (3rd Edition) 3rd Edition

Updated in an all new 3rd edition, Pediatric Care Plans for the Hospitalized Child  is an essential guide to preparing individualized care plans tailored to meet the special needs of the non-critical, hospitalized child. This book provides a quick reference for correlating pediatric medical diagnoses with nursing diagnoses, and will serve as a valuable tool in the clinical setting.  A unique thirteen-part format provides care plans that are organized by medical diagnoses with six corresponding nursing diagnoses for each medical diagnosis. In this new edition all of the nursing care plans are situated in tables instead of text, making it much easier for the reader to understand and access.

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Mentoring in Nursing and Healthcare: Supporting Career and Personal Development 1st Edition

Mentoring in Nursing and Healthcare: Supporting career and personal development is an innovative look into mentoring within nursing, and its implications for career success. It provides an up-to-date review of the current research and literature within mentoring in nursing and healthcare, drawing together the distinctive challenges facing nurses and their career development. It proposes new directions and practical ways forward for the future development of formal mentoring programmes in nursing.

Offering fresh insight into mentoring principles and how these can be used beyond pre-registration nurse education to support personal career development. This is an essential book for all those commencing, continuing or returning to a nursing career.

Key features:

  • Addresses mentoring as a career development tool
  • Focuses on the individual benefits of being a mentee and mentor and how this can aid professional development
  • Both theoretical and practical material is presented
  • Features case studies throughout book
  • Supports nurses to develop their careers
  • It is sector specific but has transferability across disciplines
  • A summary chapter draws together common threads or theoretical perspectives. The book concludes with strategies for future research and progress
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Gerontological Nursing: Competencies For Care 2nd Edition

Gerontological Nursing: Competencies for Care, Second Edition is a comprehensive and student-accessible text that offers a holistic and inter-disciplinary approach to caring for the elderly. The framework for the text is built around the Core Competencies set forth by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and the John A. Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing. Building upon their knowledge in prior medical surgical courses, this text gives students the skills and theory needed to provide outstanding care for the growing elderly population. It is the first of its kind to have more than 40 contributing authors from many different disciplines. Some of the key features include chapter outlines, learning objectives, discussion questions, personal reflection boxes, and case studies.

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Fundamentals of Medical-Surgical Nursing: A Systems Approach 1st Edition

Fundamentals of Medical-Surgical Nursing: a Systems Approach is a comprehensive yet easy-to-read overview of medical and surgical nursing, designed specifically to support all nursing students learning to care for the adult patient. Highly illustrated and with an easy-to-follow systems-based structure, it provides a thorough foundation in anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, medical management, and nursing care for the full spectrum of adult health conditions.

Key features include:

  • Extensive coverage of principles of nursing assessment, medication administration, infection prevention and control, and nutritional care
  • Key need-to-know-information and definitions for the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of a range of illnesses and conditions
  • Detailed overviews of nursing care, including patient education, treatment, and complications
  • An online resource centre with a range of extras for both lecturers and students, including case studies, reflective activities, interactive multiple choice questions, and further reading lists

Fundamentals of Medical-Surgical Nursing: a Systems Approach is the ideal textbook to help students succeed on their adult nursing course.

It is also available:

  • as a Wiley E-Text, powered by VitalSource: an interactive digital version of the book featuring downloadable text and images, highlighting and note-taking facilities, book-marking, cross-referencing, in-text searching, and linking to references and glossary terms.
  • instantly on CourseSmart at http://www.coursesmart.co.uk/9780470658239. CourseSmart offers extra functionality, as well as an immediate way to review the text. For more details, visit

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Advanced Practice Nursing of Adults in Acute Care 1st Edition

Written by a Clinical Nurse Specialist for Clinical Nurse Specialists, this text explores the expanding roles and responsibilities of the CNS—from core competencies and theoretical foundations for practice to caring for the hospitalized adult to shaping the healthcare system through the CNS’s spheres of influence.

 

With a special emphasis on the practical application in clinical practice the author uses a body-system approach to guide readers through evidence-based collaborative and independent nursing interventions within the framework of the CNS role.

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Delmar’s Complete Review for NCLEX-RN 2nd Edition

Ace your state boards with Cengage Learning’s COMPLETE REVIEW FOR NCLEX-RN, Second Edition! After completing a recognized nursing curriculum and meeting state requirements, you’re ready to tackle the National Council of State Boards of Nursing exam, and this review covers it all. The stimulating, full-color text offers more than 1,600 practice questions with answers in multiple formats and 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 you for the exam’s rigor and build your confidence. COMPLETE REVIEW FOR NCLEX-RN, Second Edition is the one-stop NCLEX-RN exam preparation tool recognized by successful instructors and registered nurses today.

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Maternal & Child Nursing Care (5th Edition) 5th Edition


Help students think like nurses with maternal-newborn and pediatric clients 
As nursing courses are shortened and clinical experiences become more limited, time is increasingly precious to both students and faculty. Designed to support faster, more efficient learning in condensed courses,  Maternal & Child Nursing Care  presents key content about maternal-newborn nursing, women’s health, and pediatric nursing topics in an accurate, readable way. Throughout this family-focused text, special attention is paid to health promotion, home/community care, patient and family education, clinical reasoning, evidence-based practice, and cultural competence. Engaging features help readers learn and retain essential concepts in a short period of time. The straightforward approach allows students to focus on what is most important–developing the essential skills and abilities to practice nursing in fast-changing healthcare environments.

Also available with MyNursingLab®

MyNursingLab is an an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to engage students in the Maternal/Newborn Nursing course and improve results. Its guided learning path is proven to help students think like a nurse as they move beyond memorization to true understanding through application.

NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyNursingLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyNursingLab, search for:

0134449711/ 9780134449715 Maternal & Child Nursing Care Plus MyNursingLab with Pearson eText — Access Card Package, 5/e consists of:

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