Written by nursing experts, this book provides a clinical reference tool and continuing education contact hours. This manual helps readers enhance critical thinking skills and identify strengths and weaknesses.
Author: Mometrix Media LLC
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
Release Date: 2015-02-25
***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Nurse Executive Exam Secrets helps you ace the Nurse Executive Board Certification Test, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Nurse Executive Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Nurse Executive Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Nurse Executive Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; Comprehensive sections including: Organizational Models, Continuum-Based Leadership Model, Goals Based and Process Based Evaluations, Benchmarking, Continuous Quality Control, Clinical Trials, Various Models for Nursing Research, Ten Steps in Community Assessment, Feasibility Studies, Centralized Organizational Structure, Product Line Management, Community Alternative Care Settings, Clinical Ladder of Advancement, Nurse's Role in Work Redesign, Importance of Collaborative Practice, Corporate Culture and Climate, Health Care Delivery Systems, Strategic Planning, Crisis Management, Setting Goals, Steps in Contingency Planning, Shared Governance Model, Calculating Profit, Scenario Analysis, Marketing in Health Care, Image Building, and much more...
Author: Kenneth G. Shipley
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2015-01-20
This trusted, best-selling text has become an essential, invaluable resource for clinicians, instructors, and students in the dynamic field of speech-language pathology. Accessible, visually engaging, and easy to navigate, this highly practical manual provides comprehensive coverage of a wide range of disorders and the procedures and materials used in their diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment in both pediatric and adult populations. Now better than ever, ASSESSMENT IN SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY: A RESOURCE MANUAL, 5E, is completely current, with new and updated content in every chapter reflecting the latest research, best practices, and important trends and developments. Highlights include new chapters on autism spectrum disorders and assessment of clients who require augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), and a new chapter dedicated to norms, charts, and reference tables. In addition, the authors have significantly revised chapters on voice disorders and the foundations of assessment and added new material on childhood apraxia of speech, apps, online test sites, and electronic media. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Phyllis Beck Kritek, PhD, MSN, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release Date: 2011-08-17
"Recommended."--Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries Brigham and Women's Hospital, a high-profile, complex, academic medical center in Boston, MA, is a founding member of the Partners HeathCare Sytem and is associated with Harvard Medical School and Dana Farber Cancer Institute. This truly unique volume chronicles the systemic efforts of the nursing department to make an already outstanding system even better. It provides access to a compelling story of institute-wide nursing practice today and how the opportunity for major change was embraced and successfully accomplished. Told from the perspective of ninety administrative and staff nurses, it serves as a model for change in similar institutions everywhere. Key Features Provides "real world" system level description of hospital-wide change initiated and implemented by nurses committed to safe quality patient care Serves as a roadmap for institution-wide change for aspiring nurse leaders, including values to support, tools to develop or use, resources to be managed, key personnel to employ, and more Offers nurse executives an array of catalytic ideas they can adapt to their own settings Acts as a model for administrators and students in Masters and Doctoral Programs who are interested in seeing how change occurs in complex systems through personal engagement at all levels
Author: Albert Rundio
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2015-08-10
An official publication of the International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA), the Core Curriculum of Addictions Nursing provides a foundation for expertise in addications nursing, and helps nurses achieve success on the basic and advanced additions nursing certification examination. It serves as a valuable reference for nurses in all settings and practice areas, aiding with the development or expansion of knowledge of skills in caring for clients potentially or actually affected by addictive processes. The Core Curriculum advances evidence based addictions nursing practice, while supporting the mission of the IntNSA.
Author: Jonathon Berk
Publisher: Pearson Higher Education AU
Release Date: 2013-12-02
Genre: Business & Economics
Core concepts. Contemporary ideas. Outstanding, innovative resources. To succeed in your business studies, you will need to master core finance concepts and learn to identify and solve many business problems. Learning to apply financial metrics and value creation as inputs to decision making is a critical skill in any kind of organisation. Fundamentals of Corporate Finance shows you how to do just that. Berk presents the fundamentals of business finance using the Valuation Principle as a clear, unifying framework. Throughout the text, its many applications use familiar Australian examples and makes consistent use of real-world data. This Australian adaptation of the highly successful US text Fundamentals of Corporate Finance features a high-calibre author team of respected academics. The second edition builds on the strengths of the first edition, and incorporates updated figures, tables and facts to reflect key developments in the field of finance. For corporate finance or financial management students, at undergraduate or post-graduate level.
Author: American Nurses Credentialing Center
Release Date: 2013-07-01
Revision 3.0 - Updated July 2014.Visit www.nursecredentialing.org/magnet for manual clarifications.The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program is the most prestigious distinction a healthcare organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes. Organizations that achieve Magnet recognition are part of an esteemed group that demonstrates superior nursing practices and outcomes. From initial recognition and through the renewal process-the Magnet program emphasizes the development and use of evidence-based criteria to guide organizations to achieve nursing excellence. Achieving Magnet recognition is a rigorous process, but each year, more and more organizations seek to join this select community because of the benefits and status it conveys. Magnet recognition is a credential that reaffirms the hard work and dedication of the entire nursing staff and reinforces the core values that guide their daily actions.
Author: Rhea Paul
Publisher: Brookes Pub
Release Date: 2007
Ideal for students in clinical methods courses or professionals seeking a reliable reference handbook, this bestselling text will prepare pre? and in?service practitioners to provide the best possible services for people with communication disorders. Cove
Author: Jane W. Ball
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release Date: 2014
This extensively-updated text is designed to promote excellence in pediatric nursing care, in both acute care settings and in the community. CHILD HEALTH NURSING, 3/e focuses on helping students synthesize new knowledge, apply evidence-based findings, collaborate with children, families, and other healthcare professionals, and use clinical reasoning to plan superior care. It views families as integral participants in all care, and recognizes that all children need health promotion and maintenance interventions, wherever they seek care or whatever conditions they are experiencing. This edition uses current NANDA International diagnoses, Nursing Intervention Classifications (NIC), Nursing Outcomes Classifications (NOC), and Healthy People 2020 recommendations. Sample nursing care plans help students apply developmental, psychosocial, and physiologic concepts to the care of children with specific conditions. Research, clinical reasoning, and evidence-based practice are emphasized and integrated throughout, and coverage of contemporary topics ranges from genomics to new pharmacological treatment options.
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Leadership and Management for Nurses: Core Competencies for Quality Care is designed for all courses in leadership or management in nursing. It also serves as a refresher for topics and issues previously covered in nursing school, while also addressing issues that nurses will face in their new professional practice. This book is an excellent resource for professionals in the nursing field and is also a perfect fit for an RN-to-BSN Leadership and Management course. Leadership and Management for Nurses offers a current perspective on leadership and management in nursing, and gives nurses a thorough understanding of what it takes to lead in delivering quality health care. Reflecting the Institute of Medicine’s influential framework, the book emphasizes five core competencies: providing patient-centered care; working in interdisciplinary teams; employing evidence-based practice; applying quality improvement; and utilizing informatics. Two entirely new chapters examine critical issues in healthcare delivery today. Expanded end-of-chapter Applying Leadership and Management features encourage students to think like nurses as they hone their clinical-reasoning skills, apply competencies, and engage with the content.
An comprehensive resource for nurses to develop and maintain high-quality evidence-based stroke care programs and knowledge. Topics include anatomy and physiology, preventative care, hyperacute care, stroke diagnostics, acute care, medications, postacute care, and systems and quality.
Author: Eric P. Kindwall
Release Date: 2008
Widely acknowledged as the definitive reference source of its kind, Hyperbaric Medicine Practice is back in a new 3rd Edition. With contributions from an impressive list of world experts, the material covered in this text is authoritative and wide-ranging, and once again combines to solidify this text as the standard in the field of hyperbaric medicine. This Edition retains its original three-part format; Part One: General Considerations, Part Two: Disorders Approved for Hyperbaric Treatment and Part Three: Investigational Areas. Many changes and advancements have been made in the field of hyperbaric medicine since the last revision of this text. Among them are the management of compromised wounds, and the treatment of carbon monoxide with HBO. With new chapters and many extensively re-written ones, this Edition is updated and revised, and the comprehensive and up-to-date references make it a must for any medical practice. It is the hope of the authors that this book will remain an up-to-date reference text useful for both clinicians and researchers in the field of hyperbaric medicine.