Conceptual Foundations

Author: Elizabeth E. Friberg
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323310281
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Best known for its conceptual approach to nursing practice, Conceptual Foundations: The Bridge to Professional Nursing Practice, 6th Edition gives you the foundation you need to prepare for your role as a professional nurse. Expert educators Elizabeth E. Friberg and Joan L. Creasia bring together the best minds of nursing for a unique in-depth look at the profession's major theories, practices, and principles. Complete with three all-new chapters and updated content throughout, this expanded sixth edition challenges you to think critically and conceptually. In addition, new Evolve resources mean you can do more online than ever before. Critical thinking exercises at the end of each chapter help you use and apply what you have learned. Case studies throughout the text provide you with opportunities to develop your analytical skills. Objectives at the beginning of each chapter provide a framework for study. Profile in Practice scenarios at the beginning of each chapter introduce real-life situations that accompany the professional behaviors covered in the text. Key points at the end of each chapter reinforce learning objectives and help you focus on important information. NEW! Three all-new chapters bring you the latest information on telehealth in nursing practice, information management, and global rural nursing practice. UPDATED! Integrated and updated information on Health Care Reform Initiatives. UPDATED! Health Policy and Practice and the Nursing Practice Environment chapter features new content on the 2010 Affordable Health Care Act. UPDATED! 2010 Institute of Medicine (IOM) Future of Nursing (FOM) recommendations discussed in Beyond Professional Socialization chapter. UPDATED! Patient Safety chapter offers expanded coverage of QSEN competencies, including Nursing Quality Indicators. UPDATED! Health and Health Promotion chapter now covers the Healthy People 2020 and 2020 National Health Promotion Initiative. UPDATED! Concept of "group think" added to Think Like a Nurse: Essential Thinking Skills for Professional Nurses chapter. UPDATED! Legal Aspects of Nursing Practice chapter features the most up-to-date content on delegation, transferring authority, responsibility, accountability, nurse fatigue, criminalization of unintentional errors, use and abuse of social media and lateral violence.

Conceptual Foundations

Author: Elizabeth E. Friberg
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 9780323299930
Size: 14.72 MB
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Best known for its conceptual approach to nursing practice, Conceptual Foundations: The Bridge to Professional Nursing Practice, 6th Edition gives you the foundation you need to prepare for your role as a professional nurse. Expert educators Elizabeth E. Friberg and Joan L. Creasia bring together the best minds of nursing for a unique in-depth look at the profession's major theories, practices, and principles. Complete with three all-new chapters and updated content throughout, this expanded sixth edition challenges you to think critically and conceptually. In addition, new Evolve resources mean you can do more online than ever before. Critical thinking exercises at the end of each chapter help you use and apply what you have learned. Case studies throughout the text provide you with opportunities to develop your analytical skills. Objectives at the beginning of each chapter provide a framework for study. Profile in Practice scenarios at the beginning of each chapter introduce real-life situations that accompany the professional behaviors covered in the text. Key points at the end of each chapter reinforce learning objectives and help you focus on important information. NEW! Three all-new chapters bring you the latest information on telehealth in nursing practice, information management, and global rural nursing practice. UPDATED! Integrated and updated information on Health Care Reform Initiatives. UPDATED! Health Policy and Practice and the Nursing Practice Environment chapter features new content on the 2010 Affordable Health Care Act. UPDATED! 2010 Institute of Medicine (IOM) Future of Nursing (FOM) recommendations discussed in Beyond Professional Socialization chapter. UPDATED! Patient Safety chapter offers expanded coverage of QSEN competencies, including Nursing Quality Indicators. UPDATED! Health and Health Promotion chapter now covers the Healthy People 2020 and 2020 National Health Promotion Initiative. UPDATED! Concept of "group think" added to Think Like a Nurse: Essential Thinking Skills for Professional Nurses chapter. UPDATED! Legal Aspects of Nursing Practice chapter features the most up-to-date content on delegation, transferring authority, responsibility, accountability, nurse fatigue, criminalization of unintentional errors, use and abuse of social media and lateral violence.

Conceptual Foundations

Author: Joan L. Creasia
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780323068697
Size: 47.56 MB
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Conceptual Foundations: The Bridge to Professional Nursing Practice, 5th Edition provides the background you need to succeed in your role as a professional nurse. It discusses the concepts that define the nursing profession, covering everything from the history of nursing to current challenges in the profession. Expert educators Joan L. Creasia, PhD, RN, and Elizabeth E. Friberg, MSN, RN, bring together the best minds of nursing for an in-depth look at the profession's major theories, practices, and principles. Vignettes, each written by a practicing nurse, open each chapter with a specific scenario and application of professional behaviors. Critical Thinking Exercises at the end of each chapter help you to use and apply what you've learned. Objectives at the beginning of each chapter provide a framework for study. Key points at the end of each chapter help you focus on important information. New Patient Safety chapter prepares you for expanded nursing responsibility for patient safety, adherence to regulatory requirements of the Joint Commission, and the implementation of best practices to create health care that is safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable, and patient-centered. New Genetics and Genomics in Professional Nursing chapter defines the nurse's role in family history assessment and genetic testing, explains how genetic testing is used in clinical practice, and identifies ethical issues related to this emerging practice.

Conceptual Foundations

Author: Joan L. Creasia
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780323095082
Size: 33.20 MB
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This is a Pageburst digital textbook; Conceptual Foundations: The Bridge to Professional Nursing Practice, 5th Edition provides the background you need to succeed in your role as a professional nurse. It discusses the concepts that define the nursing profession, covering everything from the history of nursing to current challenges in the profession. Expert educators Joan L. Creasia, PhD, RN, and Elizabeth E. Friberg, MSN, RN, bring together the best minds of nursing for an in-depth look at the profession's major theories, practices, and principles. Vignettes, each written by a practicing nurse, open each chapter with a specific scenario and application of professional behaviors. Critical Thinking Exercises at the end of each chapter help you to use and apply what you've learned. Objectives at the beginning of each chapter provide a framework for study. Key points at the end of each chapter help you focus on important information. New Patient Safety chapter prepares you for expanded nursing responsibility for patient safety, adherence to regulatory requirements of the Joint Commission, and the implementation of best practices to create health care that is safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable, and patient-centered. New Genetics and Genomics in Professional Nursing chapter defines the nurse's role in family history assessment and genetic testing, explains how genetic testing is used in clinical practice, and identifies ethical issues related to this emerging practice.

Health Promotion In Nursing

Author: Janice A Maville
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133711359
Size: 39.17 MB
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HEALTH PROMOTION IN NURSING, 3E utilizes a holistic approach that examines the biological, psychological, social, and environmental elements necessary for health and wellness Coverage includes an overview of health promotion concepts and nursing theories, issues of nutrition, physical fitness, weight control, avoiding substance abuse,pre-natal care, the impact of technology as well as wellness strategies that enable patients to maintain healthy lifestyles in the face of grief or terminal illness. Higher-level theory on wellness' socioeconomic, ethical, and political impact expands the material's scope and relevance. With content directed toward caring for communities and groups, HEALTH PROMOTION IN NURSING, 3E is the resource that nurses of all types and specialties can use for years to come. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Resilient Nurse

Author: Dr. Margaret McAllister, RN, MHN, BA, (UQ)MEd (ACU), EdD (QUT)
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826105943
Size: 35.80 MB
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"This book is of value to nurses at all levels of their career."--Critical Care Nurse "This is a very practical and easy to read book with many strategies to help new nurses adapt to the stressors of the workplace. It is filled with thought-provoking stories and activities that can foster confidence in tackling workplace issues as well as self-care activities to enhance wholeness and wellbeing. Some suggested strategies for successful outcomes include finding a good mentor, relaxation techniques, using humor, self-reflection, and exercising. There is something in this book for everyone."Score: 96, 4 stars. --Doody's Medical Reviews This essential resource is for nursing and allied health students across the globe who are undertaking-or are about to undertake-their internship and initial work experience. This reference identifies practical strategies for career advancement and for overcoming stressors and challenges in the workplace. With the tools from this book, readers will be able to gain the strength and tactics to break the cycles of hostility and workplace negativity, and thereby change the health system and provide better care for their clients. Key Features: Presents primary narratives and resilience strategies Provides creative resolutions for coping with complex clients, grief, inter-professional tensions, and more difficult issues Contains reader activities that encourage students to become agents of change Highlights resilience strategies; key coping mechanisms; lessons learned; discussion questions; creative thinking exercises; and teacher-related activities

Writing Skills For Nursing And Midwifery Students

Author: Dena Bain Taylor
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446271455
Size: 11.28 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Nursing and midwifery students are required to communicate in writing in a variety of forms, for a variety of potential audiences including their colleagues, allied health professionals, administrators and, most importantly, their patients and the public. Dena Bain Taylor is an experienced teacher of writing and critical skills across the range of allied health professions, and understands the types of writing nursing and midwifery students do and the writing issues they face. Her accessible, straightforward book - tailored specifically to the content and conventions of nursing and midwifery curricula - teaches students to write persuasively and correctly, both to support them in their courses and to prepare them for their professional careers. The book: - offers practical strategies for using language to achieve clear, persuasive writing; - provides clear explanations of underlying principles; - contains samples of good and improvable writing, leading the student step-by-step through the whole writing process; - focuses on the genres and styles of writing that nursing and midwifery students are typically asked for. With regular summaries, learning aids, checklists and a glossary of key terms, nursing and midwifery students at all levels will find this book easy to follow and handy to refer to for help with the writing they need to do throughout their course.

Decision Making In Nursing Thoughtful Approaches For Practice

Author: Sandra B. Lewenson
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 0763744352
Size: 47.21 MB
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Decision Making in Nursing enables students to be reflective, critical, flexible, and comfortable with the many decisions they will make as a nurse on a daily basis. This text offers models that nurses may integrate into practice and explores how decisions are affected by health policy, politics, ethics, legal issues, religion, culture and other influences. Each chapter includes a case study using a nursing scenario to illustrate the use of a particular framework in an actual practice setting.

Empowering Health Decisions

Author: Jerrold S. Greenberg
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449617387
Size: 80.49 MB
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Empowering Health Decisions offers a personal health text focused on essential content for students to assist them in making informed decisions about their health. This text is unique from other personal texts on the market in that it focuses on decision-making models and theories of behavior change. These models are carried throughout each chapter and will describe how it can be used to make health enhancing decisions specific to the chapter content. A key element of the text is the Health Decision Portfolio which will help students maintain their assignments, text book exercises and website content. The benefit of this portfolio is that it summarizes the student's interaction with course content and encourages the student to identify ways to lead a healthy lifestyle. Key features of this first edition include: Decision-making models and theories of behavior change Chapter exercises designed to reinforce the decision-making model Staple theories of behavior change such as: Stages of Change Theory, Social Learning Theory, Health Belief Model, and Theory of Reasoned Action Health Decision portfolio summarizes the course content and the student's interaction with content Resources: Companion website