Understanding Ethics for Nursing Students

Author: Peter Ellis
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 9781526413444
Release Date: 2017-05-29
Genre: Medical

This book helps nursing students understand how ethics is central to the role of a nurse, and how to apply ethical thinking and decision-making to provide, safe, effective and patient-centred care.

Understanding Research for Nursing Students

Author: Peter Ellis
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 9781446281376
Release Date: 2013-03-19
Genre: Medical

Right from the start of their nursing programme it is crucial for nursing students to be able to understand and evaluate current research to support their learning. This book helps students recognise what good research is by providing an introductory guide to the main research methodologies used in nursing. It simplifies complex terminology and puts research into context for nursing students, with clear examples and case studies. The second edition of this popular book includes a new chapter explaining the different ways students use research during their programme and in practice, guidance on critiquing research and literature reviews, new case studies from each field of practice, a clearer colour text design and a website with downloadable materials for lecturers to use to support their teaching.

Safeguarding Adults in Nursing Practice

Author: Ruth Northway
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 9781473954854
Release Date: 2017-01-20
Genre: Medical

All nurses, whatever setting they work in, will encounter people who are at risk. Harrowing examples of abuse and neglect are frequently in the headlines and the nursing profession has a responsibility to play in ensuring that vulnerable patients are cared for and safeguarded. This book answers all of the big questions including: · What is neglect, what makes someone vulnerable and what role does safeguarding play? · why can safeguarding fail? What are the professional and legal responsibilities facing nurses? · What does good safeguarding look like? How can positive practice be developed? This book will serve you well: it will improve your understanding of the policy, practice and research underpinning safeguarding, and prepare you for your important role as an advocate for, and safeguarder of, the people in your care. Transforming Nursing Practice is a series tailor made for pre-registration student nurses. Each book in the series is: · Affordable · Mapped to the NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters · Focused on applying theory to practice · Full of active learning features ‘The set of books is an excellent resource for students. The series is small, easily portable and valuable. I use the whole set on a regular basis.’ - Fiona Davies, Senior Nurse Lecturer, University of Derby

Psychosocial Interventions in Mental Health Nursing

Author: Sandra Walker
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 9781446297834
Release Date: 2014-11-18
Genre: Medical

In order to give high quality care it is essential that mental health nurses have a solid grasp of the most common therapies and interventions used in mental healthcare. If nurses understand what the various interventions involve then they will be much better equipped to support patients through their recovery. This is a practical, engaging introduction to the major psychosocial interventions that demonstrates to students what the interventions are, why they are important and how they can be used. Key features - Interactive approach through realistic case studies that show how interventions can work to promote recovery - A patient centred approach considers the social as well as psychological aspects of mental healthcare - Each chapter is mapped to the relevant NMC standards and Essential Skills Clusters so that readers can see how they are meeting their professional requirements - Activities throughout challenge the reader to think critically and develop graduate skills

Leadership Management and Team Working in Nursing

Author: Peter Ellis
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 9781473926912
Release Date: 2015-05-07
Genre: Medical

Transforming Nursing Practice is a series tailor made for pre-registration student nurses. Each book in the series is: · Affordable · Mapped to the NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters · Focused on applying theory to practice · Full of active learning features ‘The set of books is an excellent resource for students. The series is small, easily portable and valuable. I use the whole set on a regular basis.’ Fiona Davies, Senior Nurse Lecturer, University of Derby Whatever stage you are at in your nursing career leadership, management and team working skills will be central to your role as a modern nurse. The book has been carefully crafted to equip you with these skills helping you to understand why leadership and management is so important, how it fits in with your daily practice and what the key theory and knowledge is. It will be a valuable resource for all three years of the nursing degree and a tool to help you grow into a nurse leader of the future. Key features: · Written with the needs of student nurses firmly in mind with activities and case studies that bring theory to life · Linked to the latest NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters for pre-registration nursing education · Provides practical guidance on the immediate challenges that the new nurse will face About the Authors Peter Ellis is Nursing Director at Hospice in the Weald, Pembury, Kent. Shirley Bach is Head of the School of Health Sciences at the University of Brighton.

Law and Professional Issues in Nursing

Author: Richard Griffith
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1844457222
Release Date: 2010-06-16
Genre: Medical

Nurses are more accountable than ever to the public, patients, their employers and the profession and it is vital that they have a clear understanding of the legal, ethical and professional dilemmas they will face in the course of their professional career. This book is an essential resource for student nurses as they begin to develop their knowledge and understanding of the requirements for safe practice in healthcare. This new edition includes increased coverage of protection of vulnerable adults and ethics and principled decision making.

Clinical Judgement and Decision Making in Nursing

Author: Mooi Standing
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 9781526412584
Release Date: 2017-03-27
Genre: Education

A highly practical, evidence-based guide to decision-making and clinical judgement that unlocks these vital skills crucial for safe and effective practice.

Understanding Psychology for Nursing Students

Author: Jan De Vries
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 9781473986831
Release Date: 2016-12-07
Genre: Medical

Do your students find psychology difficult to engage with or want a textbook that is easy to read? Would they benefit from a textbook that demonstrates how psychology applies to nursing? Right from the start of their programme it is crucial for nursing students to understand the significance of psychology in nursing. This book helps students recognise why they need to know about psychology, how it can affect and influence their individual nursing practice as well as the role it plays in health and illness. Written in clear, easy to follow language and with each chapter linking to relevant NMC Standards and Essentials Skills Clusters it simplifies the key theory and puts the discipline of psychology into context for nursing students, with clear examples and case studies used throughout. Transforming Nursing Practice is a series tailor made for pre-registration student nurses. Each book in the series is: · Affordable · Mapped to the NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters · Focused on applying theory to practice · Full of active learning features ‘The set of books is an excellent resource for students. The series is small, easily portable and valuable. I use the whole set on a regular basis.’ - Fiona Davies, Senior Nurse Lecturer, University of Derby

Critical Thinking and Writing for Nursing Students

Author: Bob Price
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 9781473967564
Release Date: 2015-12-21
Genre: Medical

This book is a clear and practical guide to help students develop critical thinking, writing and reflection skills. It explains what critical thinking is and how students should use it throughout their nursing programme. This new edition also provides an innovative new framework that helps students appreciate different levels of critical thinking and reflection to help nursing students appreciate the requirements of degree level study. The book demonstrates the transferable nature of critical thinking and reflection from academic contexts to the real practice of nursing. Key features Clear and straightforward introduction to critical thinking directly written for nursing students, with chapters relating the subject to specific study and practice contexts Student examples and scenarios throughout, including running case studies from four nursing students and further annotated examples of student’s work on the website Each chapter is linked to the new NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters

Evidence based Practice in Nursing

Author: Peter Ellis
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 9781473968103
Release Date: 2016-05-10
Genre: Medical

Do your students ever struggle to grasp what exactly constitutes evidence or struggle to see how it applies to practice? Would you like them to feel more confident about critiquing evidence? The need for an evidence base for nursing practice is widely accepted. However, what constitutes evidence and how nurses might apply it to practice is not always clear. This book guides nursing students through the process of identifying, appraising and applying evidence in nursing practice. It explores a wide range differing sources of evidence and knowledge, and helps students to develop key skills of critiquing research and using evidence in clinical decision making.

Clinical Judgement and Decision Making for Nursing Students

Author: Mooi Standing
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1844457540
Release Date: 2011-05-12
Genre: Medical

Clinical decision making is now recognised as an indispensable facet of professional nursing care. It is essential that students develop sound decision making skills in order to deal with the challenges they will encounter as registered nurses. This book enables pre-registration nursing students to understand, develop and apply these skills in order to practise safely and effectively. The structure of the book helps the student progress in effective decision making right from the first to final year of their programme. The book links theory to previous students’ experiences and clinical scenarios to show how to use these skills in practice. Mooi Standing is an Independent Academic Consultant (UK and International) & Accredited NMC Reviewer. She leads on curriculum development, quality review and enhancement of theoretical and practice-based learning in nursing and allied health programmes for Universities across UK and Internationally. She also manages the development of collaborative international partnerships on educational programmes between UK higher education institutions and Asia.

Patient Assessment and Care Planning in Nursing

Author: Lioba Howatson-Jones
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 9781473927469
Release Date: 2015-04-17
Genre: Medical

Nurses of the future need to accurately assess people of all ages, with varying mental and physical problems, across different settings and with changing health needs. This book introduces student nurses and novice practitioners to the assessment process enabling them to identify patient problems in order for solutions to be planned and implemented. Linked to the NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters for degree-level education, and with detailed case studies and scenarios demonstrating practical application of key theory, the book encourages critical thinking and urges students to consider the social, cultural, psychological and environmental factors as well as the physical symptoms that may be present when making assessments.

Change Leadership in Nursing

Author: Phyllis Beck Kritek, PhD, MSN, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826108388
Release Date: 2011-08-17
Genre: Medical

"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

Transforming Nursing Education

Author: Dr. Margaret Dexheimer Pharris, PhD, RN, MPH, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 082612559X
Release Date: 2008-09-22
Genre: Medical

"Through case studies, practical examples and in-depth analysis of successful programs, this book provides a roadmap for creating a more welcoming environment for minority students and faculty, revamping traditional teaching methods to accomodate diverse learning styles, developing and teaching a culturally competetent nursing curriculum, and removing cultural and linguistic barriers to success...this landmark book is an invaluable resource and absolutely essential reading." --Minority Nurse Magazine " Readers will learnÖ more about how to create a dynamic, inclusive and challenging learning environment that remains true to the purpose of graduating highly qualified nurses to meet the need of a diverse multiracial, multicultural, multilingual society." --Gloria Smith, RN, MPH, PhD, FAAN, FRCN Bosher and Pharris's provocative and timely volume addresses the critical need for nursing educational systems to graduate more culturally diverse nurses. This vital resource will help nursing educators critique and redesign their curricular, pedagogical, and structural systems to address this need for cultural inclusion within nursing education. Highlights of this book: Addresses barriers to success for nursing students from culturally diverse backgrounds in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand Features pedagogical strategies to help linguistically diverse students succeed in clinical settings Provides assessment practices that eliminate cultural and linguistic biases Presents initiatives for developing the leadership skills of culturally diverse students Contains detailed case studies of multicultural nurses and students Includes recommendations and questions for dialogue at the end of each chapter With this book, educators and administrators can begin to forge through the obstacles institutionalized in their nursing educational systems, and ultimately, see a more culturally inclusive educational environment.

Polnisch Deutsch f r die Pflege zu Hause

Author: Nina Konopinski-Klein
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 9783662535639
Release Date: 2017-02-28
Genre: Medical

Sprachführer für den Pflegealltag Dieses übersichtliche Wörterbuch ist ein unverzichtbarer Helfer im Gespräch. Begriffe und einfache Sätze aus dem Alltag werden in beiden Sprachen aufgeführt und erleichtern die Verständigung im Alltag. Einfache Dialoge zu Alltagsthemen wie z.B. Wohlbefinden, Krankheit, Arztbesuch, Haushalt, und Ernährung. Aber auch wichtige Fachbegriffe aus der Pflege werden elräutert. Zahlreiche Abbildungen unterstützen das Gespräch und hilfreiche Vokabellisten erleichtern das Lernen neuer Wörter. Empfehlenswert für polnische Pflegekräfte und Haushaltshilfen, die in Deutschland arbeiten; aber auch Senioren und Angehörige finden darin Hilfen zum Gespräch. Przewodnik językowy z zakresu codziennej opieki Ten przejrzyście napisany słownik językowy jest niezbędną pomocą w codziennej komunikacji. Przedstawione w dwóch językach proste słowa i powszechnie używane zdania ułatwiają obustronne porozumienie na codzień. Ważne określenia i zwroty dotyczące opieki Proste dialogi dotyczące dnia codziennego jak np. samopoczucie, choroba, wizyta u lekarza, gospodarstwo domowe czy żywienie. Ilustracje wspomagające rozmowy Zestawienie słówek i zwrotów Polecany dla opiekunek z Polski pracujących na terenie Niemiec, osób starszych i ich rodzin.