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Patient Assessment and Care Planning in Nursing

Patient Assessment and Care Planning in Nursing

  • Author: Lioba Howatson-Jones,Mooi Standing,Susan Roberts
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 1473927455
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 184
  • View: 7731
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Nurses of the future need to accurately assess people of all ages, with varying mental and physical problems, across different settings and with changing health needs. This book introduces student nurses and novice practitioners to the assessment process enabling them to identify patient problems in order for solutions to be planned and implemented. Linked to the NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters for degree-level education, and with detailed case studies and scenarios demonstrating practical application of key theory, the book encourages critical thinking and urges students to consider the social, cultural, psychological and environmental factors as well as the physical symptoms that may be present when making assessments.

Succeeding in Literature Reviews and Research Project Plans for Nursing Students

Succeeding in Literature Reviews and Research Project Plans for Nursing Students

  • Author: Graham R. Williamson,Andrew Whittaker
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 1473907233
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 208
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This book is a practical and readable guide that will show you how to successfully complete a literature review or research project plan as part of your final year assessment. It guides you through all the necessary stages from start to finish, beginning with preparation and planning, using and critiquing research and finally writing up and completing your project. Key features -Guides you through all necessary stages: preparing, undertaking and writing up the literature review or project plan -Extremely user friendly with case studies, examples and activities that bring the book to life -Explains the importance of research and demonstrates how and where a literature review or project plan fits in -Linked to the lastest NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters

Assessment and Decision Making in Mental Health Nursing

Assessment and Decision Making in Mental Health Nursing

  • Author: Sandra Walker,Diane Carpenter,Yvonne Middlewick
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 1446294196
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 136
  • View: 5738
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Assessment is an essential part of mental-health nursing and as such a core learning requirement for pre-registration nursing students. Getting assessment right is essential for the nursing student in order for them to become an effective practitioner. Many books on assessment are very theoretical. This is a practical, hands-on guide to the assessment process, underpinned by the latest evidence. The book explains the core principles through running case studies, so that readers can see how each decision they make impacts on the person in their care. Key features: Assessment principles are applied across a variety of modern nursing settings that you may find yourself working in as a registered nurse Each chapter is linked to the relevant NMC standards and Essential Skills Clusters so you know you are meeting the professional requirements Activities throughout help you to think critically and develop essential graduate skills.

Palliative and End of Life Care in Nursing

Palliative and End of Life Care in Nursing

  • Author: Jane Nicol,Brian Nyatanga
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 1473905257
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 184
  • View: 3520
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With the number of people requiring palliative and end-of-life care set to increase by 2020, it is the responsibility of every nurse, regardless of specialism, to know how to provide high-quality care to this group of people. Yet caring for those nearing the end of life can throw up complex issues, including handling bereavement, cultural and ethical issues, delivering care in a wide variety of settings, symptom management and also ensuring your own emotional resilience. This book is specifically designed to equip nursing students and non-specialists with the essential knowledge in relation to the care and management of people nearing the end of life.

Clinical Judgement and Decision Making for Nursing Students

Clinical Judgement and Decision Making for Nursing Students

  • Author: Mooi Standing
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 1473904994
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 232
  • View: 8276
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Clinical decision-making is an indispensable facet of professional nursing care. In order to become a registered nurse it is essential that the student develops sound decision-making skills in order to deal with the challenges ahead. This book enables pre-registration nursing students to understand, develop and apply these skills in order to practise safely and effectively. The structure of the book helps students to progress in effective decision-making right from the first to the final year of their programme. The book links theory to realistic experiences and clinical scenarios to show student nurses how to use these skills in practice. Key features: -provides practical ways designed to help student nurses reach sound and safe decisions -uses active learning features and activities that promote the use of evidence, critical enquiry, reflection and patient-centred care -linked to the latest NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters

Engagement and Therapeutic Communication in Mental Health Nursing

Engagement and Therapeutic Communication in Mental Health Nursing

  • Author: Sandra Walker
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 1473905265
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 160
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Being able to engage with service users and communicate effectively is a fundamental skill identified by the NMC and required of all mental health nurses. The reality is that building rapport and developing therapeutic relationships does not come instinctively for everyone. The authors have responded to this with a book that explains the different communication theories and models and goes on to show students how they work in the real world. Innovative exercises encourage reflection and enable students to practice their developing communication skills as they progress. Throughout the book the authors are focussed on promoting recovery and have put the service user at the centre of the discussion, ensuring that their voice is heard. Key features: - Covers the communication content of the new NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters for pre-registration degree-level nursing education - Focussed on promoting recovery and adopts a person-centred approach - Interactive style using realistic scenarios and case studies making theory easy to apply to practice - Includes a chapter co-authored by a service user offering a unique insight.

Reflective Practice in Nursing

Reflective Practice in Nursing

SAGE Publications

  • Author: Lioba Howatson-Jones
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 1446281310
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 184
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Reflection enables us to make sense of, and learn from, experiences that can sometimes seem uncertain, chaotic or even mundane. The second edition of this popular book introduces student nurses to reflection in a clear and practical manner. It explains what reflection is, why it is so important to nursing practice and the different types of reflection that can be used to help make sense of practice. The new edition includes a new chapter on using digital media in reflection, new case studies from each field of practice and new activities.

Law and Professional Issues in Nursing

Law and Professional Issues in Nursing

  • Author: Richard Griffith,Cassam Tengnah
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 1446276406
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 288
  • View: 1737
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Nurses are more accountable than ever to the public, patients, their employers and the profession, so it is vital you have a clear understanding of the legal, ethical and professional dilemmas you will face in the course of your career. This book introduces the legal and professional requirements of safe nursing in clear, straightforward terms and helps you to understand how they apply to nursing practice. The third edition of this popular book has been fully updated with changes to the law and professional requirements, and includes new case studies, scenarios and activities from all fields of practice and a clearer colour text design. Key Features: • Each chapter is linked to relevant NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters so you can see what is required in order to become a registered nurse • Scenarios and case studies show how the law applies to your nursing practice • Activities help you to build core skills such as critical thinking and reflection.

Caring for Older People in Nursing

Caring for Older People in Nursing

  • Author: Sue Barker
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 1446296296
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 256
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As medical advances become more sophisticated, average life expectancies continue to grow. This presents significant challenges to the health care system, and caring for older people is now every nurse's concern. This book aims to help nursing students understand how to care for older people in any care setting. It uniquely focuses on person-centred, humanised care in addition to physical care, helping students to examine attitudes towards older people in health care and combat negative stereotypes. The book takes a positive stance on ageing, celebrating the fact that in the Western world we live longer and healthier with a focus on the well-being of the individual. Key features: · Easy-to-read introduction for nursing students, with a chapter on making the most of placements with older people; · Linked to the latest NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters for degree-level education; · Theory is linked to practice through case studies and scenarios, emphasising the lived experiences of the older person; · Plenty of activities help build critical thinking and graduate skills; · Further resources on the book's website to help you in your teaching including additional questions and case studies, website links, and PDFs of useful resources.

Dementia Care in Nursing

Dementia Care in Nursing

  • Author: Sue Barker
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 085725801X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 184
  • View: 4402
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Dementia care presents a huge challenge to health and social care both now and in the future. The number of those in the UK with dementia is expected to increase to 1.4 million in the next 30 years. Regardless of the field of nursing all nurses need to understand the experiences of a person with dementia and the issues related to their care. This book provides an introduction to dementia care for nursing students with an emphasis on humanizing care. Real life case studies show the person behind the patient and explore the ethical dilemmas that a nurse may face.

Succeeding in Essays, Exams and OSCEs for Nursing Students

Succeeding in Essays, Exams and OSCEs for Nursing Students

  • Author: Kay Hutchfield,Mooi Standing
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 085725071X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 120
  • View: 3295
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The word 'assessment' can strike terror into any student. However, providing evidence of knowledge and skills for professional practice is an integral and essential part of university life as a nursing student. This book helps nursing students better understand the processes of assessment so that every student can achieve their potential in their studies. It looks at each of the major forms of assessment including essays, exams, portfolios, presentations, OSCEs and practice assessments. It specifically addresses the needs of nursing students on new degree courses and therefore gives a clear insight on how to succeed as a student nurse.

Becoming a Registered Nurse

Becoming a Registered Nurse

Making the Transition to Practice

  • Author: Jenny Temple
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 0857259318
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 160
  • View: 5621
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Final year nursing students are often nervous about making the transition into a registered nurse. This book helps students prepare for their first nursing role and uses ‘real life’ scenarios to consolidate their skills. It guides students through the final year with its increased demands, and assists them in meeting the NMC requirements for registration. It covers content commonly found on final year transition to practice modules including coping with stress, applying for jobs, what to expect from your first role, dealing with change, delegating and managing junior staff, handling risky situations, managing priorities and developing your career.

Acute and Critical Care in Adult Nursing

Acute and Critical Care in Adult Nursing

  • Author: Desiree Tait,Jane James,Catherine Williams,David Barton
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 147392751X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 320
  • View: 7384
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This book helps adult nursing students to competently manage care of critically and acutely ill patients, and to recognize and deal with the early signs of deterioration. The book takes a practical real-life approach to care, with each chapter focusing on patients with specific problems, then interweaving the knowledge and skills needed to care for that patient. New to this edition: · two new chapters focusing on the renal system and endocrine system · updates to include the latest evidence and guidelines from NICE · refreshed activities and scenarios reflecting current nursing practice.

Stufen zur Pflegekompetenz

Stufen zur Pflegekompetenz

  • Author: Patricia E. Benner
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783456850207
  • Category:
  • Page: 292
  • View: 5785
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Spiritualität in den Gesundheitsberufen

Spiritualität in den Gesundheitsberufen

Ein praxisorientierter Leitfaden

  • Author: Harold G. Koenig
  • Publisher: Kohlhammer Verlag
  • ISBN: 3170275208
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 234
  • View: 9575
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Ärzte, Pflegekräfte und Psychotherapeuten erheben in Europa bislang im Rahmen ihrer Diagnostik in aller Regel keine spirituelle Anamnese und gehen in der Behandlung nur selten auf die spirituellen Bedürfnisse ihrer Patienten ein. Angehörige der Gesundheitsberufe betrachten Religiosität und Spiritualität entweder nicht als ihren Zuständigkeitsbereich oder sind unsicher im Umgang damit. Dieses Buch gibt Grundlagen zum Thema und bietet allen Berufsgruppen innerhalb des therapeutischen Teams konkrete Hilfestellungen zum Umgang mit den spirituellen Bedürfnissen ihrer Patienten. Auch problematische Aspekte werden beleuchtet. Gesundheitsrelevante Informationen zu verschiedenen Religionen und ein Muster-Curriculum runden das Werk ab.

Nursing Adults with Long Term Conditions

Nursing Adults with Long Term Conditions

  • Author: Jane Nicol
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 1473933501
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 184
  • View: 6326
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Focusing on the relevant knowledge and skills essential for effective care for people living with long-term conditions, this book covers everything from the impact of long-term conditions across the lifespan and the therapeutic relationship to symptom management, case management and advance care planning. All activities, scenarios and case studies have been updated in light of the 6 Cs agenda to reflect the contemporary landscape of care, and to bring in recommendations from the Francis Report. With integrated care and partnership working as themes within the book, it now includes more on the shift to community-based care and considers the complexity of mental health and how it may be affected by physical conditions.

Die 7 Wege zur Effektivität

Die 7 Wege zur Effektivität

Prinzipien für persönlichen und beruflichen Erfolg

  • Author: Stephen R. Covey
  • Publisher: GABAL Verlag GmbH
  • ISBN: 3956237641
  • Category: Self-Help
  • Page: 416
  • View: 9385
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"Die 7 Wege zur Effektivität" sind ein Klassiker und eines der einflussreichsten Bücher, die jemals geschrieben wurden. Seit der Erstveröffentlichung 1989 gehört es mit über 30 Millionen verkauften Exemplaren weltweit auch heute noch zu den wichtigsten Business-Bestsellern und hat auch nach fast 30 Jahren weder an Relevanz noch an Aktualität verloren. Das Buch liefert Prinzipien und überzeugende Konzepte zur Steigerung der persönlichen Effektivität, die Menschen und Organisationen weltweit bis heute positiv beeinflussen. Die zentrale Botschaft des Buches: Nicht angelernte Erfolgstechniken, sondern Charakter, Kompetenz und Vertrauen führen zu einem erfüllten und erfolgreichen Leben. Das gilt in unserer heutigen volatilen Lebens- und Arbeitswelt mehr denn je. Kenntnisreich und anhand von zahlreichen pointierten Anekdoten zeigt Covey Schritt für Schritt, wie wir Fairness, Integrität, Ehrlichkeit und menschliche Würde in unser Leben und Miteinander integrieren. Prinzipien, die uns angesichts immer drängenderer Veränderungen Sicherheit geben und zugleich die Weisheit und Kraft verleihen, die Chancen in der Veränderung zu sehen und zu ergreifen.

Leadership Challenge

Leadership Challenge

  • Author: James M. Kouzes,Barry Z. Posner
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9783527503742
  • Category: Executive ability
  • Page: 382
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Through research, interviews and the experience of hundreds of managers, Kouzes and Posner show how leadership can be learned and mastered by all. Readable, interesting, and up-to-date. Highly recommended.--Library Journal.

Leading Change

Leading Change

Wie Sie Ihr Unternehmen in acht Schritten erfolgreich verändern

  • Author: John P. Kotter
  • Publisher: Vahlen
  • ISBN: 3800646153
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 158
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John P. Kotters wegweisendes Werk Leading Change erschien 1996 und zählt heute zu den wichtigsten Managementbüchern überhaupt. Es wurde in zahlreiche Sprachen übersetzt und millionenfach verkauft. Der Druck auf Unternehmen, sich den permanent wandelnden internen und externen Einflüssen zu stellen, wird weiter zunehmen. Dabei gehört ein offener, aber professionell geführter Umgang mit Change-Prozessen zu den Wesensmerkmalen erfolgreicher Unternehmen im 21. Jahrhundert und zu den größten Herausforderungen in der Arbeit von Führungskräften. Einer der weltweit renommiertesten Experten auf diesem Gebiet hat basierend auf seinen Erfahrungen aus Forschung und Praxis einen visionären Text geschrieben, der zugleich inspirierend und gefüllt ist mit bedeutenden Implikationen für das Change-Management. Leading Change zeigt Ihnen, wie Sie Wandlungsprozesse in Unternehmen konsequent führen. Beginnend mit den Gründen, warum viele Unternehmen an Change-Prozessen scheitern, wird im Anschluss ein Acht-Stufen-Plan entwickelt, der Ihnen hilft, pragmatisch einen erfolgreichen Wandel zu gestalten. Wenn Sie wissen möchten, warum Ihre letzte Change-Initiative scheiterte, dann lesen Sie dieses Buch am besten gleich, sodass Ihr nächstes Projekt von Erfolg gekrönt wird. Ralf Dobelli, getabstract.com Leading Change is simply the best single work I have seen on strategy implementation. William C. Finnie, Editor-in-Chief Strategy & Leadership Leading Change ist ein weltweiter, zeitloser Bestseller. Werner Seidenschwarz, Seidenschwarz & Comp.