Launching Your Career in Nursing and Midwifery

Author: Annabel Smoker
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137362421
Release Date: 2015-12-02
Genre: Business & Economics

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'.

How to Survive Your Nursing Or Midwifery Course

Author: Monica Gribben
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781526412294
Release Date: 2017-02-25
Genre: Medical

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

Careers in Women s Health

Author: Jeri Freedman
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 9781538381595
Release Date: 2017-12-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

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.

Advanced Practice Nursing

Author: Dr. Michalene Jansen PhD, RN,C, GNP-BC, NP-C
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826130453
Release Date: 2009-10-26
Genre: Medical

Designated a Doody's Core Title! "This is a valuable resource to help prepare advanced practice nurses with the skills necessary to navigate the healthcare arena. The editors and contributors are experienced advanced practice nurses with valuable information to share with novice practitioners." Score: 100, 5 stars.-Doody's Medical Reviews Now in its fourth edition, this highly acclaimed book remains the key title serving graduate-level advanced practice nurses (APNs) and recent graduates about to launch their careers. The book outlines what is required of the APN, with guidelines for professional practice for each of the four APN roles: the nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, certified nurse midwife, and certified registered nurse anesthetist. Advanced Practice Nursing focuses not only on the care and management of patients, but also on how to meet the many challenges of the rapidly changing health care arena. Obtaining certification, navigating reimbursement, and translating research into practice are just a few of the challenges discussed. Key Features: Essential information on educational requirements and certification Advice on how to make the transition into professional practice Guidelines for ethical and clinical decision making Discussions on the DNP and CNL roles in AP nursing Updated and revised content on leadership development, regulation, informatics, health care organization, and health care policy

Get into Nursing Midwifery

Author: Sarah Snow
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317902720
Release Date: 2014-05-01
Genre: Medical

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.

Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing

Author: George Castledine
Publisher: Oxford Handbooks in Nursing
ISBN: 9780199231355
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Medical

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.

The Student Nurse Handbook

Author: Bethann Siviter
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702054310
Release Date: 2013-03-19
Genre: Medical

This convenient Handbook will be invaluable when starting out on your pre-registration nursing course. Covering a broad range of topics, from helping you to understand what tutors and mentors expect from you, how to plan your work, and coping with stress, it will support you across all aspects of student life. This book will help students to: Write assignments Cope with stress Make the most of clinical placements Reflect on practice Understand nursing models, theories and philosophies Understand medical terminology and nursing jargon Deal with legal and ethical issues. Fully updated in line with changes in nursing practice e.g. the revised NMC Code of Professional Conduct, the Disability Discrimination Act, Agenda for Change and the Knowledge and Skills Framework, Essence of Care. Expanded section on nursing models More help with drug dosage calculations to assist students in developing their numeric skills. More on help on writing assignments and how to use research, including applications to practice Expanded appendices on children’s nursing and mental health branches. Template forms to assist with course applications, planning assignments and a check list for placements

The Nursing Companion

Author: Peter Birchenall
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9780230366923
Release Date: 2011-01-07
Genre: Medical

Are you thinking about studying nursing? Do you have an upcoming interview? Or have you just been accepted on a course? Do you need a guide? Then this book is for you. The number of students applying for nursing is increasing every year, making each place more competitive and more precious. This book will give you the edge in your application, knowledge for your interview, and support throughout your course. This trusty companion will answer your queries and settle your concerns, giving you an insight into the world of nursing. The experienced team of authors: ■ introduce the different branches of nursing ■ define the key concepts you will study on your course ■ give you an insight into specialist study skills ■ help you to understand research ■ offer advice on professional development and life after university. Using case studies, activities and incorporating four end-of-part glossaries, this one-stop resource will prepare you for the experience of being a student nurse and equip you for the challenges of the profession.

The Student Nurse Handbook3

Author: Bethann Siviter
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702045790
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Medical

This convenient Handbook will be invaluable to students starting out on a pre-registration nursing course. Covering a broad range of topics, from helping understand what tutors and mentors expect, how to plan work, and coping with stress, it will support undergraduates across all aspects of student life. This book will help students to: Write assignments Cope with stress Make the most of clinical placements Reflect on practice Understand nursing models, theories and philosophies Understand medical terminology and nursing jargon Deal with legal and ethical issues.

Nursing Decision Making Skills for Practice

Author: Karen Holland
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780199641420
Release Date: 2013-05-30
Genre: Medical

Nursing: Decision-Making Skills for Practice is an evidence-based guide for student nurses that prepares them to make effective decisions on the ward and in the community.

Nursing and Midwifery Research

Author: Dean Whitehead
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729581370
Release Date: 2012-10-31
Genre: Medical

The new edition upholds the premise that knowledge about research process and design is mandatory in today's health care arena, and that all nurses and midwives need to understand research findings and their implication for changing practice. It is completely revised with many new chapters. The text has been restructured into three sections. Section 1 Research Awareness sets the scene for the importance of nursing and midwifery research and provides an overview of research theory and practice as processes. Chapters on searching for and reviewing the literature provide detailed advice for undergraduates and facilitate access to research articles online. One of the new chapters discusses ethical issues in Australia and New Zealand. Section 2 Appreciation and Application provides a detailed discussion of qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods research approaches with many useful examples from the clinical area. Section 3 Conducting primary research is new and is designed to accommodate both undergraduate and postgraduate students in their research effort. Writing research proposals may be a requirement for undergraduates in their research program and postgraduates will find the information useful for undertaking a higher degree or applying for university or external funding. This final Section is also useful as a guide on disseminating and publishing conducted research findings. Combined Australian and New Zealand editorship ensures greater trans-Tasman coverage, awareness and relevance. Contributions from international luminaries are balanced by a heightened focus on research conducted within Australia and New Zealand. New edition conscientiously recognises midwifery research as related to but independent from nursing. The research process-driven approach is directed towards ‘consumers' of research, and the comprehensive coverage extends from undergraduate through to a postgraduate level of knowledge. Expanded pedagogy includes Key Terms and Learning Outcomes at the beginning of each chapter; Icons throughout that direct readers to web-based material; Evidence-based Tips, Research in Brief boxes and Points to Ponder for constant reinforcement that links evidence to practice. Integrated Tutorial Triggers with suggested answers provided and Multiple Choice Questions enable students to assess their understanding of key points. Evolve Website provides True/False questions and access to journal articles cited in the text, with additional reflective questions. Australian adaptation of Nursing Research: Lobiondo-Wood & Haber

Nursing Practice

Author: Ian Peate
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118496794
Release Date: 2014-08-07
Genre: Medical

Nursing Practice is the essential, textbook to support you throughout your entire nursing degree, from your first year onwards. It explores all the clinical and professional issues that you need to know in one complete volume. Written in the context of the latest Nursing and Midwifery Council Standards for Pre-Registration Nursing Education and the Essential Skills Clusters, this book covers all fields of nursing: Adult, Child, Mental Health, Learning Disabilities and also Maternity care, in both acute and community settings. With full colour illustrations, and plenty of activities and user-friendly features throughout, this evidence-based text encompasses essential nursing theory and practice, providing students with information to support their success. Learning features in the book include: Hear it from the experts- tips and advice from real life nurses, patients and their carers, and student nurses Red Flags- alerting the student to potential dangers Primary Care Considerations- informs students about care issues in the community setting Fields boxes- giving further insight into other fields of nursing, making the book relevant to all fields of nursing practice Medicines Management boxes provide key information about medicines Self-assessment and activities throughout A companion website to this title is available at www.wileynursingpractice.com Here you’ll find a range of resources for both the student and the lecturer, including: Over 350 interactive multiple choice questions Flashcards Glossary Links to references and further reading Illustrations from the book Worksheets

Transitions in Nursing E Book

Author: Esther Chang
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729580823
Release Date: 2012-01-11
Genre: Medical

New edition of the essential text for senior nursing students transitioning to professional nursing practice. Now in its third edition, the popular Transitions in Nursing continues to recognise the issues and challenges faced by senior students making the transition to nursing practice. Transitions in Nursing, 3rd Edition: Preparing for Professional Practice offers motivating discussion and insight to facilitate the shift from university to the workplace. This third edition is restructured into three sections: From Student to Graduate; Skills for Dealing with the World of Work; and Organisational Environments. All chapters have been fully revised and updated with consistent pedagogical features. Themes addressed in the text include: learning to work in teams; understanding organisational structure; stress management for nurses; communication with patients and families; and professional development strategies. Also new to this new edition of Transitions in Nursing are two new chapters on Clinical Leadership and Continuing Competence for Practice. This new content reflects recent changes in Australian clinical practice, policies, procedures and National Registration requirements for nurses. Transitions in Nursing, 3rd Edition: Preparing for Professional Practice brings together a team of academics and clinical practitioners of the highest calibre. The text stimulates students’ and nurses’ interest in theory and concepts while providing strategies that can be tested and applied in nursing practice. • Consistent pedagogical features in each chapter, including: o Learning Objectives o Key Words o Introduction o Activities in body of the text o Conclusion o Short Case Studies followed by Reflective questions o Recommended Readings for further exploration of issues o Updated References

Business and Legal Essentials for Nurse Practitioners

Author: Sally J. Reel
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323036108
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

"Business and Legal Essentials for Nurse Practitioners fosters a relationship between health business and law. The book addresses issues from negotiating an employment contract to establishing an independently owned nurse practitioner practice. Each section, in increments, provides greater detail from a legal standpoint and describes what resources and options are available to the nurse practitioner upon graduation and beyond. Written for the student, graduate, and practicing nurse practitioner, Business and Legal Essentials outlines the necessary steps to eventual practice ownership. KEY FEATURES: * Provides an overview of advanced practice including the scope of NP practice and prescriptive authority * Covers details involved in owning a practice, including advantages and disadvantages, identifying various practice needs, and the legal issues of reimbursement and credentialing * Explains business plans in detail, including important information regarding insurance, administration, support, physical space and technology needs * Provides a range of information on alternate types of nurse practitioner businesses * Describes HIPPA and its effect on the nurse practitioner practice * Includes effective marketing strategies needed to promote a new or existing practice."--dadirect.com.