Specifically designed for student nurses, Clinical Skills forNurses provides a handy, portable introduction to both theknowledge and practical procedures that first year nursing studentsrequire. Giving you the knowledge behind the skill, this book willboost your confidence and competence for your clinical placementsand time in the clinical skills lab. Clinical Skills for Nurses covers the skills andprocedures used most frequently in clinical practice, and includesPoint of Care training; blood transfusion and tracheotomy care;continence and bowel care; and early patient assessment andresponse. This book uniquely incorporates words of wisdom andadvice from real-life student nurses; in other words: developed bystudents, for students! Special features: Tips, advice and words of wisdom from real-life studentsincluded throughout Pocket sized for portability on your clinical placement Clear, straightforward, and jargon-free Ties in with the NMC standards for pre-registration educationand the Essential Skills Clusters Examples and questions based on real life nursing &healthcare examples
Survive clinical skills training with this essential guide forall student nurses. Providing words of wisdom and advice from real-life student nurses,Care Skills for Nurses is an easy-to-read, quick-referenceguide to all the key care skills you need to know – boostingyour confidence and competence both in the clinical skills lab andon your clinical placements. Special features: Developed by students, for students Clear, straightforward, and jargon-free Ties in with the NMC standards for pre-registration educationand the Essential Skills Clusters Examples and questions based on real life nursing andhealthcare situations Available in a range of digital formats
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.
Anxious about managing medicines? Worried you’ll make amistake? This handy book is an essential guide for all nursingstudents, enabling you to understand the theory and practice ofdrug administration and facilitate your confidence andcompetence. This essential guide explores the theory and practice of drugadministration briefly and coherently, with ‘test yourknowledge’ exercises and questions throughout to assess yourlearning. It also includes ‘words of wisdom’- tips fromreal life students from their own experiences. Ideal for carryingto clinical placements, Medicine Management Skills forNurses is an essential guide to drugs andmedicine administration. Special features: - Pocket sized for portability - Clear, straightforward, and jargon-free - Takes away the fear of drugs and medicines management, makingit approachable, easy and fun - Features tips and advice from real life nursing students - Ties in with the NMC standards for pre-registration education andthe Essential Skills Clusters - Examples and questions based on real life nursing andhealthcare examples
Whether you’re a student nurse on clinical placement or a healthcare worker on a busy ward, you need practical guidance at your fingertips, fast! This pocket-sized guide will help you to provide safe, effective, everyday patient care. The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone and iPad.
Providing nursing students with the essential information that they will need whilst on placement, this book contains important and common terminology such as standard abbreviations, basic drug calculations and standard CPR procedures.
Focusing on need-to-know information, this fully revised full-color edition equips nurses with the skills they will need to survive and thrive in todayâ€™s changing health care world. Using a straight-forward approach, organized around the nursing process, the second edition of Delmarâ€™s Fundamental & Advanced Nursing Skills, 2E provides a great resource for any nurse from the hospital to the home.NEW TO EDITION:Accompanying video series demonstrates over 100 skills contained in the book in concise, 5 minute presentations. These video segments carefully show the step-by-step actions for users and reinforce learning.New skills on topics such as male genitalia examination, maintaining skeletal traction and skeletal traction pin care provide additional clarity on vital topics.Delegation Considerations indicate where a nurse must be careful about delegating or supervising a task with an unlicensed assistive aide. Special Considerations highlight those situations where a potentially critically situation may emerge. This helps nurses identify and head off crises.
In the current nursing shortage, student retention is a priority concern for nurse educators, health care institutions, and the patients they serve. This book presents an organizing framework for understanding student retention, identifying at-risk students, and developing both diagnostic-prescriptive strategies to facilitate success and innovations in teaching and educational research. The author's conceptual model for student retention, "Nursing Undergraduate Retention and Success," is interwoven throughout, along with essential information for developing, implementing, and evaluating retention strategies. An entire chapter is devoted to how to set up a Student Resource Center. Most chapters conclude with "Educator-in-Action" vignettes, which help illustrate practical application of strategies discussed. Nurse educators at all levels will find this an important resource.