The Newly Qualified Nurse s Survival Guide

Author: Jackie Hole
Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing
ISBN: 9781846192753
Release Date: 2009-01
Genre: Medical

Even after years of training and hard work, finding yourself on the threshold of your nursing career is often a daunting prospect. In this revised and updated second edition, Jackie Hole provides clear, practical advice on both managing the transition from student to qualified nurse - including getting the most from your final placement and making applications - and practical advice on key areas encountered in the first weeks and months after qualification. Drug safety, dealing with common clinical problems, and how and when to seek expert advice are all covered, while a newly written chapter addresses the key area of infection control. Management aspects such as delegation, objective setting, budgeting, prioritisation of care and time management are outlined clearly and engagingly, along with questions of professional development and career futures. This book will be invaluable to newly-qualified nurses, as well as to student nurses, nurse tutors, and experienced nurses wishing to gain an insight into their own practice and changes in the profession.

The Newly Qualified Nurse s Handbook E Book

Author: Bethann Siviter
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702047985
Release Date: 2008-02-14
Genre: Medical

This book has been prepared by professionals working in the UK. It is not a primer on clinical skills but an indispensable handbook and resource for the new nurses who are about to embark on their first job and need to develop nursing judgment and the ability to organise and deliver care. It is about learning how to think like a nurse - developing the judgment and behaviour that is essential in competent practice. With an immensely readable style this book uses a friendly, conversational manner, with realistic hints, tips, and examples from real life, to encourage nurses in the early days of their careers. Issues such as assertiveness, delegation, CVs and interviews, leadership, developing “nursing intuition , are covered as well as discussion about evidence based and reflective practice, direct entry into the community, and developing confidence in practice. This book will help nurses and students develop into competent and confident practitioners. • Written for newly qualified nurses by a nurse, therefore authentic • Case studies and quotes from nurses show readers that their thoughts and feelings are shared by others - this validation will reduce stress and uncertainty and give credibility • Humour and cartoons will make the text readable and fun to use • Hints, tips and practical advice will encourage the anxious graduate • Attractive 2-colour design will make the text more easily accessible

A Nurse s Survival Guide to the Ward Updated Edition E Book

Author: Ann Richards
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702078323
Release Date: 2018-10-11
Genre: Medical

Further to the success of the previous editions, A Nurse's Survival Guide to the Ward continues to be the indispensable guide to all the procedures and problems faced by nurses and healthcare professionals every day. Whether you are a clinical practicing student or a qualified nurse, this book is the perfect straightforward reference for every doubt you might have about emergency situations, as well as assessments, clinical procedures and much more. What will you find in this updated edition: Completely updated and revised content written by well-known authors with extensive experience in the field; Up-to-date legal issues, health and safety, professional practice issues and ethics in nursing; Expansions of areas such as oxygen administration, fluid and electrolyte balance and nutrition Completely updated and revised content written by well-known authors with extensive experience in the field; Up-to-date legal issues, health and safety, professional practice issues and ethics in nursing; Expansions of areas such as oxygen administration, fluid and electrolyte balance and nutrition

Dental Nurse Survival Guide

Author: Kathryn Porter
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 9781856424615
Release Date: 2015-11-10
Genre: Medical

This highly practical text aims to provide the newly qualified dental nurse with with a basic guide to dental nursing issues. The Dental Nurse Survival Guide adopts the same Q&A format that has proven so successful with the best selling Staff Nurse Survival Guide. Each guide is a collection of all the common situations that a newly qualified practitioner might face. The aim is to produce an answer for each question that could be read in 5 minutes - a pocket-sized handbook containing ideas, principles and guidelines for a number of common and sometimes unexpected situations encountered in the first year of practice. Written by experienced author who wrote The Dental Nurses' Guide to Infection Control and Decontamination.

New Nurse s Survival Guide

Author: Genevieve Chandler
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071713955
Release Date: 2009-12-18
Genre: Medical

Your transition from nursing student to practicing nurse begins here! Packed with real-life examples and indispensable advice from novice nurses and staff development experts, New Nurse’s Survival Guide is the single best book available on how to get the job you want and become the nurse you aspire to be after you graduate from nursing school. You’ll learn exactly what you must know and do in order to stand out from all the other new graduates and make yourself irresistible to employers -- in even the most challenging job market. And you’ll find out what it really takes to thrive, not just survive, during your first year on the job. Land a great job in any economy by learning: What you can do to gain on-the-job experience while you are still in school How to prepare for your job search, interview, and orientation What hospitals are looking for and what you need to bring to the table How you can demonstrate that you are a nurse that takes the initiative How to demonstrate leadership to potential employers

The Survival Guide for Newly Qualified Social Workers in Adult and Mental Health Services

Author: Joanne Parker
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 085700557X
Release Date: 2011-11-15
Genre: Social Science

Formal education has finally ended, you've passed your exams and you're getting started as a newly qualified social worker (NQSW). As you make the transition from student to fully fledged practitioner, you'll soon discover a whole host of challenges as you hit the ground running in your new career. This handbook will guide you through the initial hurdles you will face in this transitional phase, helping you to fully understand your role and how to meet the requirements of NQSW status. The book explores the practicalities of starting work in a new organisation and the professional demands particular to adult and mental health services, such as working jointly with other professions and maintaining your professional identity. A range of strategies are provided for staying motivated, managing stress and developing support networks. The authors also explore the role of supervision and critical reflection, and give advice on continuing professional development. This survival guide is an essential support to students, newly qualified social workers, practice educators and post-qualification practitioners specialising in adult and mental health services.

Nursing Health Survival Guide Labour Midwifery Skills

Author: Alison Edwards
Publisher: Pearson UK
ISBN: 9780273763376
Release Date: 2012-07-30
Genre: Medical

Ideal for quick reference in any community or birth environment, this pocket-sized guide puts all the crucial information at your fingertips. The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone and iPad.

A Nurse s Survival Guide to Mentoring E Book

Author: Karen Elcock
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702047725
Release Date: 2011-02-01
Genre: Medical

Are you mentoring students or other staff? This is an indispensable handbook for: both new and experienced mentors seeking practical advice academic staff who deliver mentorship programmes link lecturers who support mentors in practice. Guidance and tips on supporting and assessing Understanding accountability – mapping to NMC standards Skills focus, using case studies Hints, tips, insights and humour Supporting the student with a disability Using simulated learning The role of the sign-off mentor

School Nurse Survival Guide

Author: Jane Wright
Publisher:
ISBN: 1856424227
Release Date: 2011-11
Genre: Community health nursing

The book gives guidance and practical advice about working in the community and the specialist role of school nursing. It includes contributions from newly qualified school nurses to provide reflections on their experiences, challenges and successes.

Pediatric Nurse s Survival Guide

Author: Lisa M Rebeschi
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285400747
Release Date: 2012-12-20
Genre: Medical

Practical and convenient, the thoroughly updated third edition of The Pediatric Nurse's Survival Guide is the perfect clinical reference! This handy resource offers quick answers to your pediatric nursing questions concerning assessment, clinical values and standards, and the most common conditions and diseases seen in the pediatric population. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Staff Nurse Survival Guide

Author: John Fowler
Publisher:
ISBN: 1856423972
Release Date: 2010-01-01
Genre: Communication in nursing

Consisting of over 80 questions and answers from 19 different specialists, the Staff Nurse Survival Guide contains ideas, principles and guidelines for a number of common and sometimes unexpected situations that newly qualified nurses are likely to encounter. Designed to be a quick reference for everyday use, this book provides readers with key information to tackle daily tasks at work with confidence. Covers topics such as: dealing with complaints, mental health, clinical supervision, aggression, bereavement, central venous pressure monitoring, mentoring a student and much more. The questions are divided into five chapters: dealing with the unexpected, clinical nursing skills, dealing with bereavement and palliative care, principles of medication and the role of the staff nurse.

Starting Your Practice

Author: Jean M. Nagelkerk
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323024884
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

This unique resource is an ideal career-planning guide for advanced practice students, recent graduates, and practicing nurse practitioners who want to expand their careers. It's filled with helpful guidelines and proven strategies for success in every aspect of NP practice, including certification and licensure, finding and negotiating a practice opportunity, and developing community and professional partnerships. Guidelines for completing the necessary requirements for certification and licensure Tips for finding and negotiating a practice opportunity Strategies for using available technology and tools, such as the internet and PDAs, to create a successful clinical practice environment Ideas for developing a community partnership by creating successful professional and clinical contacts in the community Practical advice on how best to market oneself and interview with potential employers Key information on establishing systems in practice, using tools to enhance clinical judgment, and other important responsibilities related to clinical practice A wealth of real-world examples, including resumes, collaborative agreements, contracts, business plans, billing and coding, and productivity flowcharts, provide essential resources for a successful practice

Survival Guide to Midwifery E Book

Author: Diane M. Fraser
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702047060
Release Date: 2012-06-15
Genre: Medical

Perfect for practice placement, this handy Survival Guide gives you the clinical information you need at your fingertips. Pocket-sized guide to midwifery High-level summary of the clinical content needed for practice Concise, bullet-point style for quick reference Section on anatomy Great revision aid! • Pocket-sized guide to midwifery • High-level summary of the clinical content needed for practice • Bullet-pointed for quick reference • Section on anatomy • Great revision aid! Perinatal Mental Health chapter updated from confidential enquiries into maternal deaths; findings and recommendations applied to practise New appendix on ‘An aid to calculations in midwifery practice’ helps students to calculate correct doses of medicines and intravenous infusions Illustrations improved to enhance clarity of understanding More-compact size makes it easier to carry around.

The Clinical Placement

Author: Tracy Levett-Jones
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729579582
Release Date: 2011-08-17
Genre: Medical

A unique, fundamental resource for nursing students in a clinical environment The Clinical Placement, 2nd Edition: An essential guide for nursing students is an interactive textbook designed to guide nursing students through their clinical placement journey. The first edition of this nursing reference proved extremely valuable in helping nursing students use their clinical placements as opportunities to develop the skills, knowledge, attitude and understanding that underpin quality practice. The Clinical Placement, 2nd Edition is fully revised with a fresh new appeal. It builds upon the success of the first edition, while incorporating a wealth of new, topical content written in easy-to-understand language. Designed to challenge and inspire students, The Clinical Placement, 2nd Edition: An essential guide for nursing students introduces foundational knowledge in early chapters before addressing more complex issues. This indispensable nursing resource will motivate students to think deeply and critically about important professional and clinical issues. • stories and scenarios to help students relate theory to the reality of practice • 'something to think about' boxes offering valuable advice • 'student experience' sections • reflective thinking activities to encourage self-assessment and experiential learning • new sections to address contemporary issues such as Indigenous health, patient safety, clinical reasoning, therapeutic communication, interprofessional communication, clinical handover, emotional intelligence, information and communication technology and social networking • issues of relevance to the New Zealand health care context • discussion of topical issues such as national registration • enhanced attention to cultural safety • refers to the most recent professional standards and codes of practice • new clinical specialties profiled, including drug and alcohol nursing, emergency nursing and international nursing

Myles Survival Guide to Midwifery E Book

Author: Maureen D. Raynor
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702071775
Release Date: 2017-03-15
Genre: Medical

New edition of the hugely popular Survival Guide to Midwifery, originally created in response to student requests for quality-assured, ‘dip into’ information designed for use in the clinical environment. The latest edition is fully updated throughout and has new authorship from the UK and Australia. Helpful bullet point style allows rapid access to essential information Useful revision guide for examinations and assessments Contains common abbreviations, medications, drug calculations, glossary of common terms, and normal values Thoroughly revised to reflect key developments in current midwifery practice Now includes further reading and useful website addresses