Covering a range of topics, from helping understand what tutors and mentors expect, how to plan work, and coping with stress, this title helps to support undergraduates across all aspects of student life.
Explains how and why sensitive, safe, evidence-based holistic nursing care is carried out, including topics common to all fields of practice. This title covers core nursing skills that are emphasised to reflect the importance of clinical skills as well as the underpinning theory.
On the part of the patient, healthcare demands unconditional trust inthe professional. means of strengthening public trust in the healthcare system and itsworkforceDistinctive in its breadth and coverage, Examining Trust in Healthcareprovides a multidisciplinary perspective of a key element of patientcare.
This book uses real student experiences and stories from patients to help students develop their communication skills throughout the three years of training, with a focus on how to develop person-centredness and compassionate and collaborative care.
This handbook presents information for supervisors, supervisees and managers who are involved in implementing clinical supervision. Over 50 questions are identified and each self-contained answer can be read in five minutes.
Provides comprehensive coverage of nursing concepts and skills for RN students. Each chapter begins with a case study and an overview of key nursing diagnoses, and presents assessment, planning, interventions, and evaluation within the context of the client in the case study and these diagnoses.
Allows you to make notes, add highlights, and study efficiently. This book enables readers to communicate effectively and with confidence in their professional practice. It focuses on the communication skills needed for the development of effective professional and therapeutic relationships.
A unique guide to coping and thriving in the NHS today, with practical, practice-focused and evidence-based advice to support students and qualified nurses to build their resilience and manage stress and conflict, as well as nurture their wellbeing.
For those undertaking a nursing degree within higher education, this book provides study support and skills development for both oral and written communication in the context of nursing and healthcare in HE.
For those undertaking an education or teaching degree within higher education, this book provides study support and skills development for both oral and written communication in the context of education and teaching.
This new edition introduces the underpinning theory and concepts required for the development of first class communication and interpersonal skills in nursing. By providing a simple to read overview of the central topics students are able to quickly gain a solid, evidence-based grounding in the subject.
Ethics is integral to good nursing practice, and has been a mandatory part of the professional nursing curriculum for some time. This book aims to unpack the necessary theory, to stimulate reflection in and around practice and, crucially, to increase nurses' confidence in promoting and sustaining ethical practice in health and social care services.
Rather than describing abstract ideas and applying them to situations, this authoritative new book uses the everyday situations that occur in health and care as its starting point to examine how we can use our understanding of the moral implications of these to improve practice, relationships and decisions making.
Essential knowledge resource for students needing to implement new clinical skills, and an update for practitioners and NQNs. Follows the patient pathway from assessment to delivery of nursing care. Meets the new NMC practice and proficiency standards 2018/19, including enhanced guidance on sepsis, mental health, and palliative care.
Mixed methods research combines quantitative and qualitative research methods in a single study. The use of mixed methods research is increasingly popular in nursing and health sciences research. This growth in popularity has been driven by the increasing complexity of research problems relating to human health and wellbeing.
A guide to care of patients with respiratory illness. It explores the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system, examines assessment of respiratory function, and addresses management of asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchitis, lung cancer and respiratory infections including TB and pneumonia.
The full range of developmental and acquired communication disorders are examined by analyzing their clinical features and explaining how therapists assess and treat them. Clinical linguistic data are given throughout, and a comprehensive companion website containing colour photographs, audio and video files and self-test questions, is provided.
The Frameworks of English introduces readers to the linguistic structures of English, from the smallest units of sound and meaning to the vast range of written and spoken varieties used in everyday life. This edition contains a new chapter on how to explore the different accents and dialects of English found across the world.
A complete resource covering the key subjects nursing students need to know. It addresses all fields of practice and all settings, with a wealth of activities designed to encourage critical thinking, reflection and evidence-based practice.
Through the use of varied case studies, this book explains and demonstrates how nurses can transform the ideals of person-centred care into reality for patients throughout their healthcare journey, in a variety of settings.
This bestselling dictionary provides detailed coverage of the ever-expanding vocabulary of the nursing professions in an authoritative and accessible way. It is a must-have for all nurses, nursing students, and medical practitioners, including midwives and health visitors.
Starting with the nursing process, this book provides the foundations for writing practical care plans, walks students through the care planning process, builds the critical thinking skills needed to individualize care, and offers tips on incorporating evidence-based standards and rationales into nursing interventions.
Clinical Skills for Student Nurses is a comprehensive learning resource for student nurses in the UK. This textbook is based on the NMC Essential Skills Clusters and covers all the key clinical skills required for effective and efficient practice in UK healthcare.
This practical medical dictionary contains over 12,400 entries, fully revised and updated to include the very latest developments in this fast-changing field. Informative and accessible, with a clear two-colour text design, this bestselling title is essential for medical students and professionals, and for anyone seeking a home medical guide.
This dictionary includes 10,000 A-Z entries on all areas of biomedicine. It also covers terms from related areas, including anatomy, genetics, pathology, pharmacology, and clinical medicine. Fully cross-referenced and with web links, this is a clear and authoritative guide to an increasingly important area of medicine.
Caring is imperative in nursing and therefore an important element of any nursing course. This text demonstrates, through narratives and real life case studies, how students can become better carers in their own practice.
Effective communication skills are crucial in the various aspects of nursing and midwifery practice. This book enables readers to communicate effectively and with confidence in their professional practice. It focuses on the communication skills needed for the development of effective professional and therapeutic relationships.
Useful for nursing students and those that support them throughout their clinical learning journey, this book says that nursing students experience feelings of stress, alienation, and disempowerment as a consequence of problems they encounter while on clinical placement. It is designed to facilitate a smoother transition through this phase.
This practical and authoritative medical dictionary contains over 12,400 entries, fully revised and updated to include the very latest developments in this fast-changing field. Informative and accessible, this bestselling title is essential for medical students and professionals, and for anyone seeking a home medical guide.
Provides comprehensive coverage of the theoretical foundations of nursing, the nursing process, basic nursing skills, physiological patient care (oxygenation, self-care and hygiene, mobility and exercise, comfort from pain, rest and sleep, skin integrity, nutrition, and urinary and bowel elimination), and the various nursing concepts.