Medical Mnemonics for the Family Nurse Practitioner

Author: Nachole Johnson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781542711005

Category:

Page: 90

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Mnemonics are known to improve memory and retention of information. Nurse practitioner school loads students with a tremendous amount of information in a short period of time. It can be hard to remember everything- this is where mnemonics come into play since they are known to increase your memory.Medical Mnemonics for the Family Nurse Practitioner is for student and practicing NP's alike. Written by Nachole Johnson, MSN, FNP-BC, this book is easy to read and organized to help you learn information you need to know in a quick, efficient and fun manner. Illustrations are also included to cement information. Use this book as a reference when you are in school and as a refresher while you are a practicing NP. Medical Mnemonics for the Family Nurse Practitioner covers all the basic body systems, documentation basics and the most commonly prescribed meds in Family Practice.

Clinical Case Studies for the Family Nurse Practitioner

Author: Leslie Neal-Boylan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118277856

Category: Medical

Page: 432

View: 6908

Clinical Case Studies for the Family Nurse Practitioneris a key resource for advanced practice nurses and graduatestudents seeking to test their skills in assessing, diagnosing, andmanaging cases in family and primary care. Composed of morethan 70 cases ranging from common to unique, the book compilesyears of experience from experts in the field. It is organizedchronologically, presenting cases from neonatal to geriatric carein a standard approach built on the SOAP format. Thisincludes differential diagnosis and a series of critical thinkingquestions ideal for self-assessment or classroom use.

Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review

Author: Stewart,Nancy Dennert

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284153231

Category: Medical

Page: 494

View: 9052

Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review is an ideal study guide for new and recertifying nurses preparing to take the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) certification exam administered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP). Written by nurse practitioners, it offers up-to-date questions and answer rationales specific to FNP certification that reflect the most current guidelines. In addition, it offers a short theory review, clinical application of knowledge, and clinical skills. Also incorporated are ethical and legal considerations, scope of practice, and cultural sensitivity. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review

Author: JoAnn Zerwekh

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323428134

Category: Medical

Page: 368

View: 7442

Ensure that you’re thoroughly prepared for the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) certification exam with more than 1,500 questions! Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review, 3rd Edition reflects the latest evidence-based clinical practice and national treatment guidelines and protocols. This comprehensive resource features more than 1,500 high-quality multiple-choice questions with detailed rationales for correct answers. Questions related to patient safety are highlighted with a QSEN safety icon to highlight the graduate-level safety competency of the Quality & Safety Education for Nurses initiative. It also includes a companion Evolve website with virtually unlimited, randomly generated practice exams that match the length and question distribution of the actual AANP and ANCC FNP certification exams. More than 1,500 multiple-choice questions with by detailed rationales help students understand the reasoning behind each answer. Division of clinical chapters into Physical Examination and Diagnostic Tests, Disorders, and Pharmacology makes it easy for students to locate specific information within each system. Chapters on Research and Theory and Professional Issues provide information on professional competencies important to the FNP role. Multiple-choice questions that mirror FNP certification exam formats give you realistic exam practice. NEW! Updated questions throughout review the latest evidence-based clinical practice and national treatment guidelines and protocols to prepare students for the AANP and ANCC FNP certification exams and clinical practice. NEW! Questions emphasizing patient safety are highlighted to reinforce the graduate-level safety competency of the Quality & Safety Education for Nurses initiative.

AAOHN Journal

Official Journal of the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Industrial nursing

Page: N.A

View: 5332


Mnemonic

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical libraries

Page: N.A

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Motivational Interviewing

A Guide for Medical Trainees

Author: Antoine Douaihy,Thomas M. Kelly,Melanie A. Gold

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199958181

Category: Medical

Page: 280

View: 7492

This may be the single most important book you ever buy during your medical training. Rotations come and go, exams come and go, but regardless of specialty, patient-care will be at the heart of your practice. It is no exaggeration to say that motivational interviewing (MI) has transformed the way doctors engage with patients, families, and colleagues alike. MI is among the most powerful tools available to promote behavior change in patients. In an age of chronic diseases (diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, obesity), behavior change is no longer limited to substance use or the field of psychiatry - maladaptive choices and behaviors that negatively impact health outcomes are rampant. There is an explosion of research projects using MI or adaptations of MI in the behavioral health medicine field in the past decade. Hospitalizations can't make people change. How marvelous is it that an evidence-based health behavior change approach (MI) can help people change the outcomes of their illnesses and the course of their lives. This therapeutic approach is not a form of psychotherapy and is not the stuff of cobwebs and old leather couches. MI is readily integrated into regular ward rounds and office visits and provides an effective and efficient approach to patients clinical encounters. Written by experts in the field and medical trainees across medicine, this is the first MI guide of its kind. Its explores how MI enhances contact with patients from every level of training, following an accessible, succinct approach. This book covers the application of MI method and skills into practice and also includes numerous clinical scenarios, personal reflections and online animated clinical vignettes (video clips) that share the challenges and successes the authors have focused. Furthermore this book is endorsed by the pioneers of MI: William R. Miller & Stephen Rollnick.

Hazzard's Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Sixth Edition

Author: Jeffrey B. Halter,Joseph G. Ouslander,Mary Tinetti,Stephanie Studenski,Kevin P. High,Sanjay Asthana

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071641246

Category: Medical

Page: 1760

View: 448

The most complete, authoritative guide available on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the elderly -- updated with a new global perspective A Doody's Core Title for 2011! "In addition to serving as a timely, comprehensive, state-of-the-art textbook of geriatric medicine anchored in science, evidence-based medicine, and patient-centered practice, the book also is intended to meet the learning needs of fellows in geriatric medicine. The authors succeed in modeling a textbook of geriatric medicine on textbooks of internal medicine. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service The undisputed leader on the subject of geriatrics, this comprehensive guide combines gerontology principles with clinical geriatrics offering unmatched coverage of this area of medicine. Written by some of the world's most respected geriatricians, Hazzard's Principles of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology presents the most up-to-date, evidence-based medical information available -- in a revamped 2-color design that makes finding the answers to your questions faster and easier than ever. Features: A greater emphasis on evidence-based medicine through the expanded use of Clinical Practice Guidelines and references to systematic reviews and critically appraised topics A new international advisory board of 12 global authorities and an increased number of international contributors for a greater global perspective Important new chapters on the cultural aspects of geriatrics, emergency geriatrics, hospital geriatrics, international geriatric care, and rural geriatric care Information integrated with additional online resources Tables, drawings, and clinical algorithms made even more effective by a new two-color design 300 illustrations (including 64 in a full-color insert)

Adult-Gerontology and Family Nurse Practitioner: Self-Assessment and Exam Review

Nursing Certification Review

Author: Craig Sorkin,Elizabeth August,Conrad Fischer

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071834699

Category: Medical

Page: 242

View: 1881

The Key to Success for the Adult-Gerontology and Family Nurse Practitioner Certification exams! Adult-Gerontology and Family Nurse Practitioner Self-Assessment and Exam Review is the perfect way to prepare for the Adult-Gerontology and Family Nurse Certification exams. This powerful study guide delivers everything you need to pass in one convenient resource: clinical pearls, learning objectives, exam tips, comprehensive practice exams, and clinical cases. The user-friendly, time-efficient format conveniently condenses and simplifies must-know, high-yield content most relevant to passing the exam and real-world clinical practice. Features: · Chapters are an engaging mix of Q&A and narrative, leading you step-by-step through the process of presentation of symptoms to treatment and referral · Includes exam tips and clinical pearls for exam success and real-world application · Covers all major content areas of the exam blueprints for both the AANP and ANCC · Up-to-date coverage of critical issues in NP practice, including coordination of care, health promotion/disease prevention, therapeutic communication, standards of practice, and current health care policy issues · Clinical cases demonstrate how the content can be applied to actual patient situations

Kleine große Schritte

Roman

Author: Jodi Picoult

Publisher: C. Bertelsmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641212294

Category: Fiction

Page: 592

View: 455

Ruth Jefferson ist eine der besten Säuglingsschwestern des Mercy-West Haven Hospitals in Connecticut. Dennoch wird ihr die Versorgung eines Neugeborenen von der Klinikleitung untersagt – die Eltern wollen nicht, dass eine dunkelhäutige Frau ihr Baby berührt. Doch eines Tages arbeitet Ruth allein auf der Station und bemerkt, dass das Kind keine Luft mehr bekommt. Sie entscheidet schließlich, sich der Anweisung zu widersetzen und dem Jungen zu helfen. Doch ihre Hilfe kommt zu spät, und Ruth wird von den Eltern des Jungen angeklagt, schuld an dessen Tod zu sein. Ein nervenaufreibendes Verfahren beginnt ...

Angewandte Ethik in der Neuromedizin

Author: Frank Erbguth,Ralf J. Jox

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662499169

Category: Medical

Page: 243

View: 9118

Das Praxisbuch zeigt anhand verschiedener klinischer Situationen in der Neuromedizin, wie die wissenschaftliche Reflexion auf dem Gebiet der Neuroethik praktisch angewendet werden kann. Es richtet sich primär an Ärzte sowie alle anderen Gesundheitsberufe, die in Neurologie, Neurochirurgie oder Neuroradiologie mit ethischen Fragen konfrontiert sind, die sich speziell in ihrem Tätigkeitsbereich ergeben. Indem es den klinischen Kontext in den Blick rückt, schließt das Werk die Lücke zwischen Einführungsbüchern und wissenschaftlichen Handbüchern zur Neuroethik. Der Themenkanon umspannt die wesentlichen relevanten Felder der Neuroethik von der klinischen Ethikberatung bis zu einzelnen ethischen Fragen in der Neurodiagnostik, bei Neurointerventionen und in speziellen neuroklinischen Situationen. Herausgegeben von einem wissenschaftlich tätiger Ethiker und Neurologen und einem Krankenhausneurologen, wirken an dem Buch Experten aus verschiedenen Disziplinen und Ländern mit.

Simulated Patient Methodology

Theory, Evidence and Practice

Author: Debra Nestel,Margaret Bearman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118760956

Category: Medical

Page: 168

View: 9793

Simulated Patient Methodology is a timely book, aimed athealth professional educators and Simulated Patient (SP)practitioners. It connects theory and evidence with practice toensure maximum benefit for those involved in SP programmes, inorder to inform practice and promote innovation. The book providesa unique, contemporary, global overview of SP practice, for allhealth sciences educators. Simulated Patient Methodology: • Provides a cross-disciplinary overview of thefield • Considers practical issues such as recruiting andtraining simulated patients, and the financial planning of SPprogrammes • Features case studies, illustrating theory inpractice, drawn from across health professions and countries, toensure relevance to localised contexts Written by world leaders in the field, this invaluable resourcesummarises the theoretical and practical basis of all human-basedsimulation methodologies.

Management Guidelines for Adult Nurse Practitioners

Author: N.A

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

ISBN: 9780803602298

Category: Medical protocols

Page: 568

View: 7435

"At last! A book that provides a nursing approach to the prevention and treatment of disease. You'll access information on the clinical aspects of common disorders, the nursing concerns and patient education - all in a handy pocket size ...: organized by anatomical areas in a head-to-toe approach, you'll find coverage of 172 disorders - the ones you will most likely encounter while seeing adult patients; discussion of each disorder covers definition, etiology, occurrence, age, ethnicity, gender, contributing factors, signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests, differential diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, sequelae, prevention/prophylaxis, referral guidelines, education, and references; includes more than 65 diagnostic and treatment reasoning algorithms and ICD codes; and offers strategies to help you quickly conduct an accurate and thorough assessment."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Millennium

Die Geburt Europas aus dem Mittelalter

Author: Tom Holland

Publisher: Klett-Cotta

ISBN: 3608101446

Category: History

Page: 518

View: 4433

Mit »Millenium« schließt Tom Holland an seinen weltweiten Erfolg »Persisches Feuer« an. Anno Domini 900: Von drei Himmelsrichtungen durch unerbittliche Feinde bedrängt, während in der vierten Richtung nur der Ozean lag, schien es, dass der christlichen Bevölkerung keinerlei Spielraum mehr blieb. Und im Schatten des Jahrtausendwechsels befürchteten viele, dass der Antichrist erscheinen würde, um die Welt in Blut zu ertränken und ihr Ende anzukünden. Doch das Christentum brach nicht zusammen. Vielmehr wurde in den Erschütterungen jener furchtbaren Zeiten eine neue Zivilisation geschmiedet. In weit ausholendem epischem Zugriff, der uns von der Kreuzigung Christi zum Ersten Kreuzzug mitnimmt, vom Prunk Konstantinopels zu den trostlosen Küsten Kanadas, ist »Millennium« die brillante Darstellung einer schicksalsträchtigen Revolution: dem Auftauchen Westeuropas als einer unterscheidbaren, expansionistischen Macht.

A Guide to Evidence-based Integrative and Complementary Medicine

Author: Vicki Kotsirilos,Luis Vitetta,Avni Sali

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729579085

Category: Medical

Page: 550

View: 9617

The must-have integrative and complementary medicine reference from experts in the field This exhaustive textbook is ideal for anyone with an interest in integrative and complementary medicine in Australia; including General Practitioners, medical students, integrative clinicians and health practitioners. A Guide to Evidence-based Integrative and Complementary Medicine presents non-pharmacologic treatments for common medical practice complaints – all supported by current scientific evidence. These include Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), asthma, insomnia, anxiety, depression and many more. This practical health resource profiles myriad approaches in integrative and complementary medicine, such as mind-body medicine, stress management techniques, dietary guidelines, exercise and sleep advice, acupuncture, nutritional medicine, herbal medicine, and advice for managing lifestyle and behavioural factors. It also looks at complementary medicines that may impact the treatment of disease. A Guide to Evidence-based Integrative and Complementary Medicine contains only proven therapies from current research, particularly Cochrane reviews, systematic reviews, randomised control trials, published cohort studies and case studies. • easy access to evidence-based clinical data on non-pharmacological treatments – including complementary medicines – for common diseases and conditions • instant advice on disease prevention, health promotion and lifestyle issues • chapter summaries based on scientific evidence using the NHMRC guidelines grading system • printable patient summary sheets at chapter end to facilitate discussion of clinical management • conveniently organised by common medical presentations

Dem Leben neu vertrauen

den Sinn des Trauerns durch die fünf Stadien des Verlusts finden

Author: Elisabeth Kübler-Ross,David Kessler

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783783126921

Category:

Page: 279

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