Business & Economics

Launching Your Career in Nursing and Midwifery

A Practical Guide

Author: Annabel Smoker

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137362421

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 192

View: 2625

Gaining your first job as a nurse or midwife is becoming not only highly competitive but an increasingly more complex process. Get ahead of the other applicants with this practical guide offering application advice, interview preparation techniques, a comprehensive overview of the selection process and 'insider tips'.
Medical

Nurse-Midwifery Handbook

A Practical Guide to Prenatal and Postpartum Care

Author: Linda Wheeler

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781729291

Category: Medical

Page: 443

View: 7935

This practical handbook of prenatal and postpartum care is written for nurse practitioners, nurse-midwives, graduate students, and practicing OB/GYN nurses. It includes coverage of history taking, physical exam, laboratory tests, health education, initial and return prenatal visits, postpartum period, and family planning. Focus is placed on physical and psychosocial well-being and health promotion. Special features include: Healthy Pregnancy Questions for differentiating between common discomforts and potential complications; Key Moments tables that summarize essential information for key gestational ages; and History Taking forms. Numerous appendices permit easy and quick reference. A must have reference for nurse practitioners and nurse-midwives.
Medical

How to Survive Your Nursing Or Midwifery Course

A Toolkit for Success

Author: Monica Gribben,Stephen McLellan,Debbie McGirr,Sam Chenery-Morris

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1526412292

Category: Medical

Page: 296

View: 6963

A guide to balancing academic work, placements and home life to help students to stay the course and succeed at their studies!
Medical

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Midwifery & Women's Health

Author: Nell L. Tharpe,Cindy L. Farley,Robin G. Jordan

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284121917

Category: Medical

Page: 710

View: 7341

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Midwifery & Women's Health, Fifth Edition is an accessible and easy-to-use quick reference guide for midwives and women’s healthcare providers. Completely updated and revised to reflect the changing clinical environment, it offers current evidence-based practice, updated approaches, and opportunities for midwifery leadership in every practice setting. Also included are integrative, alternative, and complementary therapies. The Fifth Edition examines the transition to the use of ICD-10 codes, women’s health policy and advocacy, risk assessment and decision-making in practice, and inspiring trust in midwifery care. New clinical practice guidelines include health promotion and primary care practice, such as promoting restorative sleep, optimizing oral health, promoting a healthy weight, and caring for the woman with a substance abuse disorder.
Medical

The Essential Guide to Becoming a Staff Nurse

Author: Ian Peate

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118812271

Category: Medical

Page: 208

View: 6557

Written specifically for graduating students and newly registered nurses, this essential handbook will help you navigate the transition from student to registered practitioner. Providing you with the key knowledge to help consolidate your degree course, The Essential Guide to Becoming a Staff Nurse will enable you to become an autonomous and accountable practitioner. Covering everything the newly registered nurse needs to know, this handy book explores: How to get the job you want The role and function of the staff nurse Accountability and delegation Working with patients and their families Becoming a manager Continuing professional and personal development With activities, practical hints and tips throughout, this accessible aide-memoire will provide indispensable support for newly registered nurses in all fields.
Juvenile Nonfiction

Careers in Women’s Health

Author: Jeri Freedman

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1538381591

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

View: 3572

Careers in medicine are among the highest-paying and most in-demand jobs. The field of women's health offers secure jobs at all levels from medical assistant to physician. This indispensable volume explores the range of jobs and settings in which one can work in the field of women's health. It provides details on each job's activities and academic requirements. It includes tips on high school coursework, on-site training, college programs, and certifications for these positions. A hands-on reference, it also offers advice on locating and applying for jobs in this interesting and fulfilling field.
Medical

Get into Nursing & Midwifery

A Guide to Application and Career Success

Author: Sarah Snow

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317902718

Category: Medical

Page: 152

View: 5312

This book is a helpful companion for those hoping to become nurses or midwives. Applications to nursing and midwifery courses are on the rise, and with limited university places available, competition is high. This accessible guide, packed with up to date and practical information, will guide you through all stages of the admissions process and maximise your likelihood of success.
Medical

Principles and Practice of Research in Midwifery

Author: Elizabeth R. Cluett,Rosalind Bluff

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0443101949

Category: Medical

Page: 293

View: 6768

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. Written by authors with clinical and research experience, this book is intended for midwives and student midwives participating in Diploma, Advanced Diploma and first level degree programmes. It aims to increase research awareness and develop the skills of critical appraisal of research evidence that are essential to evidence based practice.
Medical

Enabling Learning in Nursing and Midwifery Practice

A Guide for Mentors

Author: Sue West,Tim Clark,Melanie Jasper

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470697911

Category: Medical

Page: 268

View: 1529

With current Government targets to increase health and social care practitioners, there is an increased need for informed mentors and preceptors to support the development of the students and new health professionals. Enabling learning in nursing and midwifery practice: A guide for mentorsseeks to underpin recent mentoring initiatives, exploring the impact of mentoring, supervision and preceptorship on professional practice, covering principles that underpin effective learning and providing practical guidance on mentoring and assessment strategies within practice settings. Enabling learning in nursing and midwifery practice: A guide for mentorsaddresses the inter-professional and policy context for mentorship, examines the nature of effective learning environments and provides mentors with the necessary tools to assist students in their development within a practice setting. It explores the use of reflective practice, virtual learning and other core resources to enhance and support learning in practice and addresses assessing practice, making correct judgements about student competence and the development of competence in newly qualified practitioners. Enabling learning in nursing and midwifery practice: A guide for mentorsis an important resource text for practitioners seeking to support learning in practice as well as experienced mentors and preceptors seeking to update their skills and understanding. Key features * Evidence-based, practical guide to effective mentoring and preceptorship * Integrates theory and practice * Addresses the context of learning in practice and the challenges of clinical supervision * Promotes understanding of the importance of assessing practice and managing the mentoring process * Equips mentors to enable students and newly qualified staff to gain confidence and expertise * Includes activities, points for reflection and examples from practice
Medical

Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing

Author: George Castledine,Ann Close

Publisher: Oxford Handbooks in Nursing

ISBN: 0199231354

Category: Medical

Page: 1252

View: 4080

This work gives expert and practical advice on all aspects of the nurse's role. It provides a complete picture of the care of adults with chronic and acute illness, and covers the role of the nurse as manager and co-ordinator of care. It is written by practising nurses and is an invaluable companion.
Medical

Doing a Research Project in Nursing and Midwifery

A Basic Guide to Research Using the Literature Review Methodology

Author: Carroll Siu,Huguette Comerasamy

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446275469

Category: Medical

Page: 216

View: 8351

Due to ethical issues surrounding data collection in the field of healthcare, students are no longer able to undertake their own empirical research. This book is written for nursing and midwifery students completing a research project based on reviewing published literature and using secondary data. It de-mystifies the concept of literature review methodology and supports students writing up their dissertation, thesis or work-based learning project. The book provides step-by-step guidance on: - Identifying a research problem - Qualitative and quantitative research design - Literature searching - Ethical considerations - Analysis of secondary data - Writing your dissertation Through its discussion of non-empirical methods, the book also prepares students for future empirical research by providing examples of best practice in healthcare research. The book is essential reading for undergraduates and postgraduates who want to succeed in their nursing or midwifery research project.
Medical

Becoming a Midwife in the 21st Century

Author: Ian Peate,Cathy Hamilton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118690990

Category: Medical

Page: 472

View: 4161

The NMC have produced standards of proficiency for pre registration midwifery education and those standards have been written in an “academic” language, for higher education institutions. Each student prior to being admitted to the profession must have achieved the proficiencies stated in the NMC publication. The purpose of this book is to provide students with material related to the standards of midwifery education. The students will be able to use the contents of this text and relate it to their own approved programme of midwifery study, as their programme of study would have had to comply with NMC’s requirements. It will help student midwives appreciate how their own programmes have been designed, and why they are required to study and understand some of the subjects they are, or will be studying.
Medical

A Survival Guide to Children's Nursing E-book

Author: Sharon L. Edwards,Imelda Coyne

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702047074

Category: Medical

Page: 496

View: 7893

Starting a new placement? Moving to a new specialty? Revising? This ‘Survival Guide’ will give you the help you need with the procedures and problems faced by nurses today. Organising your job and yourself Working with patients Clinical information on a wide range of conditions Legal, health and safety issues Pocket-sized for convenience Bullet-points for quick reference Great revision aid!
Medical

Midwifery Continuity of Care

A Practical Guide

Author: Caroline Homer,Pat Brodie,Nicky Leap

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729578445

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 9541

The many pressures on maternity services such as escalating intervention rates, rising costs, and midwife and doctor shortages has resulted in a growing interest in how midwifery continuity of care can be provided. Midwifery Continuity of Care provides a robust and well structured ‘how to’ guide to this topic by discussing the development, implementation and evaluation of differing ways of providing continuity. This new book includes practical advice on engagement with stakeholder as well as outlining ways of receiving and acting on feedback in relation to development, implementation and ongoing evaluation. Midwifery Continuity of Care includes summaries and vignettes which bring midwifery continuity of care to life and make them relevant to practising midwives, managers and others working within maternity services. Written by an international team of contributors, this book highlights the lessons learned by others to help develop new ways of thinking and practising. It will be an invaluable practical guide to all midwives, midwifery managers, student midwives and educators, and will also be of interest to policy makers and health service executives. Introduces the subject of midwifery models of care Includes the different types of models of care, such as: team midwifery, caseload midwifery, one to one midwifery, and lead maternity caregiver Includes international contributions and examples from Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Canada and the US Discusses care within different settings: city; rural; and remote; as well as the different organisational and industrial challenges Provides information in the form of evidence, stories and experiences to facilitate and support the establishment of models of midwifery care. Written by a team who have direct experience rather than only in an academic sense Brings shared knowledge together from different contexts will be valuable in a range of settings Includes photographs, tables and figures
Medical

The Handbook of Midwifery Research

Author: Mary Steen,Taniya Roberts

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118276221

Category: Medical

Page: 224

View: 9993

Research is a fundamental part of midwifery practice. However, not everyone finds it easy to understand the basic principles, and particularly the language of research. This accessible handbook enables midwives and student midwives to firstly understand how to search and make sense of research evidence, how to write a research proposal and finally how to undertake a research study. The Handbook of Midwifery Research specifically focuses on the needs of midwives and students and helps increase the knowledge and understanding of midwifery research, enabling the reader to undertake research with confidence. With case studies, learning objectives and clear examples throughout, this is an essential purchase for any midwife or student wanting to understand or undertake research. This handbook includes useful tools and techniques to assist midwives and students to keep themselves up-to-date with the best available evidence, enabling them to apply this evidence to their own clinical practice. An essential resource for midwifery students as well as qualified midwives Clear, straightforward, and accessible in style Provides midwives and students with the skills to undertake research with confidence Provides examples throughout to apply research to midwifery practice Includes a glossary of research terms
Medical

Oxford Handbook of Midwifery 3e

Author: Janet Medforth,Linda Ball,Angela Walker,Sue Battersby,Sarah Stables

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0191070807

Category: Medical

Page: 888

View: 9599

Now in its third edition the Oxford Handbook of Midwifery continues to be the essential one-stop guide to the key principles of the care and management of pregnancy, birth and beyond. Concise yet comprehensive, with its recognisable and easy-to-use Oxford Handbook format, midwives will find this a treasure trove of clear, practical guidance. Whether you are a student needing a helping hand through the subject, or an experienced practitioner needing to refresh your knowledge in an emergency, you can be sure that this handbook will be there for you. Written by experienced midwives, and following the latest guidelines and key care protocols, this is handbook is up-to-date and authoritative, with sections on sexual health, contraception, neonatal care and infant feeding. Each chapter includes assessment, diagnosis and management of care with treatment interventions. Now including new information on initiation of breast feeding with biological nurturing as well as a highlighted section on how to manage obstetric emergencies. Important psychosocial care issues are also addressed. This edition provides concise, practical and accessible information in a logical sequence, as the layout follows the woman's journey through pregnancy, birth and early motherhood.
Nurses

How to Become a Nurse

The Exact Roadmap That Will Lead You to a Fulfilling Career in Nursing!

Author: Chase Hassen

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781530132812

Category: Nurses

Page: 26

View: 451

Are you a recent high school grad or have you been looking toward nursing as a career option but just don't know how to start? Are you struggling with trying to decide what kind of nurse you want to be and can't find the answers at your local nursing school or two year college? This book can circumvent all your worries and uncertainties so you will take only the coursework necessary to get you where you want to be in nursing without wasting your time and tuition money on coursework that won't help you. This book can direct you toward the exact career in nursing that you have been looking for. Have you been a nurse for a while and want to advance in your career but don't know how? This book can help practicing nurses go from where they are to getting the education it takes to become a higher level nurse with better wages and a more satisfying career. Everyone wanting to expand their knowledge of the various pathways to nursing so you can be the kind of nurse you have always wanted to become. Becoming a nurse doesn't have to be so difficult as you will find out from this book. You will learn all the tips and tricks to getting your nursing education toward a high paying job with lots of satisfaction and perks. You'll discover that nursing is a growing field that will have plenty of job opportunities for you to choose from with the right education and information from this book. Get your nursing degree in record time with the tips you'll discover in this book. You won't be disappointed in the information you'll get from this book on how to become the kind of nurse you want to be. Do you want an LPN degree, a four year degree or a Master's level degree? Everything you need to know in order to get there is available for you in this book. So what's holding you back from getting started now? Just scroll back up and hit the buy now button so you can begin learning what you need to know to become a nurse and have a fulfilling career you will actually enjoy!
Medical

Supporting a Physiologic Approach to Pregnancy and Birth

A Practical Guide

Author: Melissa D. Avery

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118612000

Category: Medical

Page: 360

View: 1739

Supporting a Physiologic Approach to Pregnancy and Birth: A Practical Guide provides an overview of current evidence and a range of practical suggestions to promote physiologic birth within the United States healthcare system. Presenting the latest evidence available on practical approaches and minimal interventions, this book looks into clinic exam rooms and hospital labor units to investigate the possibilities for improving the pregnancy and labor experience. Contributors discuss recent research and other published information and present a range of ideas, tools, and solutions for maternity care clinicians, including midwives, nurses, physicians, and other members of the perinatal team. An invaluable resource, Supporting a Physiologic Approach to Pregnancy and Birth is a must-have practical guide for those involved in all aspects of pregnancy and birth.
Medical

Writing for Nursing and Midwifery Students

Author: Julio Gimenez

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230366287

Category: Medical

Page: 224

View: 8795

The new edition of this popular book combines the theory and practice of academic writing for nursing and midwifery students. Developing understanding of the basics of academic writing and cognitive processes such as reflection and critical thinking, this text is an invaluable resource for learners at all levels.
Medical

Medical Disorders in Pregnancy

A Manual for Midwives

Author: S. Elizabeth Robson,Jason Waugh

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118712285

Category: Medical

Page: 416

View: 683

The need for joint medical and midwifery care is stressed in the latest CEMACH report, with a recommendation that contemporary midwifery education prepares midwives for problems in pregnancy and adverse pregnancy outcome. Pre-conception care for women with medical disorders has also been stressed. Medical Disorders in Pregnancy is one of the first texts written specifically for midwives that provides an outline of common medical disorders that may be affected by pregnancy or which may cause pregnancy complications. For ease of use, all conditions are presented on two page templates, and each addresses: An explanation of the condition; Standard 'Non-pregnancy' treatment; Pre-conception care; Antenatal care; Intrapartum care, and Postnatal care. The management, treatment and care by both doctors and midwives are provided to allow a mutual understanding of each others roles and responsibilities.