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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: 1473927463
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 184
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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.

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
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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.

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

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
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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.

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
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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
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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: 7564
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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.