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Nursing Basics for Clinical Practice, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Audrey Berman, Shirlee Snyder, Debra S. McKinney

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Mar 30, 2010

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Turn your students into competent and confident nurses by getting back to basics. Nursing Basics for Clinical Practice is a new approach to learning the fundamentals of nursing. With a  solid grounding in client-focused nursing care, critical thinking, evidence based practice, clinical practice and NCLEX success, your students will get vital information in a practical format, so they can learn it today, and practice it tomorrow!

Table of Contents

Table of Contents - Nursing Basics for Clinical Practice, 1e

 

Unit I    The Nature of Nursing

1          Principles of Nursing and Evidence-Based Practice

2          Legal and Ethical Aspects of Nursing

3          Health Care Delivery Systems

4          Cultural and Heritage

5          Health Beliefs and Practices

 

Unit II  The Nursing Process

6          Critical Thinking and Clinical Reasoning

7          The Nursing Process  

8          Informatics, Documentation and Reporting

 

Unit III -

9          Promoting Health Throughout the Lifespan

10         Promoting Health in Elders

11         Promoting Health in the Family

 

Unit IV Integral Aspects of Nursing

12         Caring

13         Communicating

14         Teaching

15         Leading, Managing, and Delegating

 

Unit V  Assessing Health

16         Vital Signs

17         Health Assessment

18         Pain Assessment and Management

 

Unit VI Integral Components of Client Care

19         Asepsis

20         Diagnostic Testing

21         Safety

22         Hygiene

23         Medications

24         Skin Integrity and Wound Care

25         Perioperative Nursing  

 

Unit VII  Promoting Psychosocial Health

26         Sensory Perception

27         Self-Concept

28         Sexuality

29         Spirituality

30         Coping with Stress, Loss, and Death

 

Unit VIII          Promoting Physiologic Health

31         Activity, Exercise, and Sleep

32         Nutrition

33         Urinary Elimination

34         Fecal Elimination

35         Oxygenation and Circulation

36         Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance

 

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