Medical

Fast Facts for the Travel Nurse

Author: Michele Angell Angell Landrum, ADN, RN, CCRN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 141

This book provides a broad base of information intended to guide professional nurses in pursuing a travel nursing career. Written by a seasoned practitioner, the book includes tips on how to enter the field of travel nursing, negotiate assignment contracts, increase pay, improve benefits and enhance travel assignments. The guide is designed to provide quick access to needed information, and shows nurses how to acquire representation from a staffing company, how to arrive well-prepared at an assignment location, and how to interview with prospective facilities. In a one light, easy-to-read volume, Fast Facts for the Travel Nurse provides everything practitioners need to enjoy a lucrative and interesting travel nursing career. Key Features: Written by a seasoned travel nurse Provides whole-career guidance Offers information on state boards of nursing and travel staffing companies Includes a complete standard math test study guide Written in a personal, easy-to-read style
Medical

Math for Nurses

Author: Kaplan

Publisher: Kaplan Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 304

View: 799

Math for Nurses is a convenient pocket guide developed just for today's busy healthcare professional. Whether you’re new to nursing or have many years of experience, you’ll benefit from the way each chapter breaks down math concepts through step-by-step explanations, practice questions, chapter quizzes, and in-depth answer keys. You can use this book as a review for certification or licensing examinations or as a go-to reference in your workplace. Inside you will find: A wallet-sized pull-out measurement and conversions chart Examples and problems featuring oral, IV, and parenteral medication administration Easy-to-follow examples and step-by-step explanations Chapter quizzes with in-depth answer keys for immediate feedback Key mathematical terms and their definitions Kaplan Nursing and Kaplan University School of Nursing offer a wide variety of programs for pre-licensure and post-licensure nurses. Each year, millions of students reach out to Kaplan to help meet their educational and professional goals.
Medical

Quick Guide to Solving Problems Using Dimensional Analysis

Author: Gloria P. Craig

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 192

View: 348

This abbreviated rendition of Craig's Clinical Calculations Made Easy is designed to provide rules and examples of calculations for LPN/LVN and RN students who use dimensional analysis to calculate and prepare dosages for administration by mouth (PO), and by subcutaneous (SQ), intramuscular (IM), and intravenous (IV) injections. As a supplement or separate quick reference, this two-color pocket guide will help students reduce anxiety related to medical calculation and eliminate medication errors. This text includes images of the medication cup used for oral administration and images of the different types of syringes, including insulin (lo-dose and regular), tuberculin, and 3-cc syringes, as well as the five steps of Dimensional Analysis and the Unit Path from the textbook. Compatibility: BlackBerry(R) OS 4.1 or Higher / iPhone/iPod Touch 2.0 or Higher /Palm OS 3.5 or higher / Palm Pre Classic / Symbian S60, 3rd edition (Nokia) / Windows Mobile(TM) Pocket PC (all versions) / Windows Mobile Smartphone / Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP/Vista/Tablet PC
Medical

Calculation Skills for Nurses

Author: Claire Boyd

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 208

View: 770

Providing nursing students with words of wisdom and advice from real-life student nurses, Calculation Skills for Nurses enables you to calculate drug dosages with ease, boosting your confidence and competence in this core area of nursing practice. The book takes away the fear of calculations, making it approachable, easy and fun, and ties in with the NMC standards for pre-registration education and the Essential Skills Clusters. It is filled with examples and questions based on real life nursing and healthcare situations and includes key information displayed on the inside back cover for quick look-up on clinical placements.
Medical

Foundations of Nursing

Author: Barbara Lauritsen Christensen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 1392

View: 657

Part of the popular LPN Threads series, this comprehensive text prepares you for safe and effective nursing practice in today’s fast-paced healthcare environment. Covering maternal and neonatal, pediatric, geriatric, mental health, and community nursing, Foundations of Nursing, 6th Edition, includes all of the essential LPN/LVN content you need. Companion CD includes animations and audio clips depicting physiologic processes, physical assessment video clips, an English/Spanish glossary with definitions and audio pronunciations, an anatomy coloring book, and a fluid and electrolytes tutorial. The consistent, logical framework of the nursing process connects specific disorders to patient care. A mathematics review chapter provides a complete review of basic arithmetic skills and practice in drug dosage calculation to ensure safe medication administration. Safety Alert boxes help you implement The Joint Commission’s safety guidelines in all settings, with considerations for special populations. Nursing Diagnosis boxes, screened and highlighted in the text, include nursing diagnoses for specific disorders paired with the appropriate nursing interventions. More than 100 skills in a step-by-step format with full-color illustrations present clearly defined nursing actions with rationales for the skills and techniques you’ll use in practice. Medication tables are meticulously detailed and provide quick access to action, dosage, precautions, and nursing considerations for commonly used drugs. Nursing Care Plans, presented in a case-study format, emphasize patient goals and outcomes and end with Critical Thinking Questions to develop your clinical decision-making skills. Coordinated Care boxes emphasize parameters for prioritizing tasks, as well as assigning tasks to and supervising unlicensed assistive personnel. Patient Teaching boxes and Family Teaching boxes include post-hospital discharge guidelines and disease prevention instructions with a strong focus on three-way communication among the nurse, patient, and family members. Life Span Considerations for Older Adults boxes provide age-specific information for the care of the aging population, which is often the primary focus of the LPN/LVN nurse. Home Care Considerations boxes discuss the issues facing patients and caregivers in the home health care setting. Health Promotion boxes provide key information on staying healthy and preventing disease, with tips on wellness from Healthy People 2010. Cultural Considerations boxes discuss how to address the health needs of a culturally diverse patient population when planning care. Enhanced focus on the NCLEX® Examination offers end-of-chapter Get Ready for the NCLEX Examination! sections with key points for self-guided study and remediation and an extensive set of review questions for thorough self-assessment. Additional review questions on Evolve provide instant feedback with correct answer and rationale for even more test-taking practice. Evidence-Based Practice boxes summarize the latest research findings and highlight how they apply to LPN/LVN practice. Updated, vibrant full-color design highlights key information and enhances your understanding of important concepts.
Medical

Foundations and Adult Health Nursing - E-Book

Author: Barbara Lauritsen Christensen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 2256

View: 304

Part of the popular LPN Threads series, this comprehensive text includes in-depth discussions of fundamental concepts and skills, plus medical-surgical content to help you provide safe and effective care in the fast-paced healthcare environment. Easy-to-read content, an enhanced focus on preparing for the NCLEX® Examination, and a wealth of tips and study tools make Foundations and Adult Health Nursing, 6th Edition, your must-have text!

فن اللامبالاة

Author: مارك مانسون

Publisher: منشورات الرمل - دار التنوير

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 272

View: 319

ظل يُقال لنا طيلة عشرات السنوات إن التفكير الإيجابي هو المفتاح إلى حياة سعيدة ثرية. لكن مارك مانسون يشتم تلك " الإيجابية " ويقول: " فلنكن صادقين، السيء سيء وعلينا أن نتعايش مع هذا ". لا يتهرّب مانسون من الحقائق ولا يغفلها بالسكّر، بل يقولها لنا كما هي: جرعة من الحقيقة الفجِّة الصادقة المنعشة هي ما ينقصنا اليوم. هذا الكتاب ترياق للذهنية التي نهدهد أنفسنا بها، ذهنية " فلنعمل على أن يكون لدينا كلنا شعور طيب " التي غزت المجتمع المعاصر فأفسدت جيلًا بأسره صار ينال ميداليات ذهبية لمجرد الحضور إلى المدرسة. ينصحنا مانسون بأن نعرف حدود إمكاناتنا وأن نتقبلها. وأن ندرك مخاوفنا ونواقصنا وما لسنا واثقين منه، وأن نكفّ عن التهرب والفرار من ذلك كله ونبدأ مواجهة الحقائق الموجعة، حتى نصير قادرين على العثور على ما نبحث عنه من جرأة ومثابرة وصدق ومسؤولية وتسامح وحب للمعرفة. لا يستطيع كل شخص أن يكون متميزًا متفوقًا. ففي المجتمع ناجحين وفاشلين؛ وقسم من هذا الواقع ليس عادلًا وليس نتيجة غلطتك أنت. وصحيح أن المال شيء حسن، لكن اهتمامك بما تفعله بحياتك أحسن كثيرًا؛ فالتجربة هي الثروة الحقيقية. إنها لحظة حديث حقيقي صادق لشخص يمسكك من كتفيك وينظر في عينيك. هذا الكتاب صفعة " منعشة لهذا الجيل حتى تساعده في عيش حياة راضية مستقرة.
Education

English Practice Grammar

Author: Michael Macfarlane

Publisher: Garnet Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 245

View: 212

These simple and easy-to-use books use everyday situations to teach language structures. Grammatical points are presented using illustrations, clear explanations, and numerous examples. Thorough practice exercises enable students to develop and test their language skills. How the books work -- Two-page units have grammar on the left-hand side and practice exercises on the right. -- Four-page units deal with larger grammar areas in more detail. Two pages of grammar are followed by two pages of practice exercises. -- Special appendix sections give additional information about irregular verbs, spelling rules, punctuation, numbers, days, dates and times.
Medical

Ratio & Proportion Dosage Calculations

Author: Anthony Patrick Giangrasso

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 431

View: 505

" ""Ratio & Proportion Dosage Calculations" provides ease of learning the ratio and proportion method of calculation using a building block approach. Its constistent focus on safety, accuracy, and professionalism make it a valuable part of a course for nursing or allied health programs. It is also highly effective for independent study and may be used as a refresher for dosage calculation skills and as a professional reference. Features: Pearson's Dosage Calcualtion Tutor with interactive practice questions, animated solutions and more! Content on daily fluid maintenance and titrating medications. Content of heparin and insulin sections. Joint Commission recommendations throughout. PORTABLE! Includes a convenient pocket reminder card. Realistic art program! Full-color labels of the newest drugs link mathematics to clinical practice. Over 1000 practice problems! Including illustrative examples, critical thinking case studies, and comprehensive self-tests. Fully detailed soutions are provided. Notes and Alerts throughout the text highlight concepts and principles for safe and accurate medication calculation and administration. Companion Website provides additional practice questions, case studies and interactive exercises.