The Student Nurse Handbook

Author: Bethann Siviter

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702054313

Category: Medical

Page: 320

View: 5060

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 Student Nurse Handbook

Author: Aston, Liz,Strouther, Lesley

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335244750

Category: Medical

Page: 208

View: 2454

Co-published with the Nursing Standard, this fun and friendly guide to being a student nurse is written BY student nurses FOR student nurses. The book offers invaluable peer to peer advice on the key challenges of the pre-registration nursing cause, based on real experiences and with commentary from two experienced nurses.

The Student Nurse Handbook

Author: Liz Aston

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335244769

Category: Medical

Page: 131

View: 3040

Co-published with the Nursing Standard, this book offers invaluable peer to peer advice on the key challenges of the pre-registration nursing cause, based on real experiences and with commentary from two experienced nurses.

The Student Nurse Handbook E-Book

Author: Bethann Siviter

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702047910

Category: Medical

Page: 312

View: 8563

This book is an indispensable guide on how to get into and survive a pre-registration nursing course. With an immensely readable style this book inspires and encourages students to complete their course and become a nurse. Case studies and quotes from students and nurses show readers that their thoughts and feelings are shared by others - this validation will reduce stress and anxiety and give credibility Humour and cartoons make the text readable and fun to use Hints, tips and practical advice encourage the ‘flagging’ student Appendices list other useful resources, contact details for organisations and websites The two-colour design makes it attractive to use 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 Student Nurse Guide To Decision Making In Practice

Author: Aston, Liz,Wakefield, Jill,McGown, Rachel

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335236642

Category: Medical

Page: 160

View: 1861

This practical book provides a framework to assist student nurses in developing skills as decision makers. The book uses cases and practical examples to help relate theory to practice, starting with the transition to becoming a student nurse and moving through the different stages of a pre-registration nursing course. This practical book provides a framework to assist student nurses in developing skills as decision makers.

Student Nurse Handbook

Difficult Concepts Made Easy

Author: B. Gayle Twiname,Sandra M. Boyd

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 397

View: 3433

A “must-have” resource for all nursing personnel, this book focuses on areas in nursing that consistently cause the most confusion. The engaging, reader-friendly writing style simplifies difficult concepts and presents them in a clear, concise manner. Chapter topics cover ABGs, drug calculations and medication issues, laboratory and diagnostic studies, ECG, and epidemiology. Handy survival tips for clinical settings are also included—with advice on using the Internet to access current nursing information, and how to communicate more effectively For nurses, social workers, and other allied health professionals.

Student Nurses' Guide to Professional Practice and Development

Author: Clare Christian

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1444114808

Category: Medical

Page: 168

View: 4203

Student Nurses Guide to Professional Practice and Development is an essential guide for those considering or already embarked on a career in nursing. This new handbook provides a professional perspective of all the branches of nursing and gives comprehensive advice on how to gain entry to nursing courses and on all the key aspects of preparing for the role of registered nurse. Career opportunities and professional development requirements are clearly described within the context of the Nursing and Midwifery Council Code of Professional Conduct (2002). The text also provides professional portfolio and current educational requirements, detailed information about support networks for student nurses, career opportunities and current professional requirements for registered nurses. With information and guidance about all aspects of a nursing career, from entering adult nursing, children's nursing, mental health and learning disability nursing, to the professional requirements necessary for qualification as a registered nurse, this is an essential career guide for all student and registered nurses in the UK.

Achieving Competencies For Nursing Practice: A Handbook For Student Nurses

Author: Reading, Sheila,Webster, Brian

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335246745

Category: Medical

Page: 288

View: 6444

This book will offer examples to nursing students to enable a creative and innovative understanding of how the competencies may be demonstrated in the many contexts where practice occurs with individuals, groups or possibly communities.

The Clinical Rotation Handbook

A Practicum Guide for Nurses

Author: Marlene Audrey Reimer,Barbara Thomlison,Cathryn Bradshaw

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9780766805408

Category: Medical

Page: 226

View: 6226

This active learning guide is written for students and designed as a "toolbox" or "handbook" to learning in the clinical rotation. It presents a series of student exercises and journaling experiences within an active and inquiring learning model. Self-directed, collaborative learning built upon each student's diverse strengths, abilities, and experience is the focus of this approach. Through this active learning process, students become ore independent and gain confidence in their ability to think, ask, and reflect about, as well as plan, analyze, and apply their experiences. As an active learning guide, this book has three primary goals: to emphasize the need to integrate theoretical classroom learning with the skills acquired in the clinical setting, to encourage the student to fully participate in the educational process, and to provide a practical guide to the triumphs and pitfalls along the way.(clinical rotation, skills, procedures, nursing fundamentals, practice, med-surg, medical-surgical, analyze, judgement)

Handbook for Student Nurses, 2017-18

Introducing Key Issues Relevant for Practice

Author: Wendy Benbow,Gill Jordan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781908625434

Category: Nursing

Page: 264

View: 4149

A Handbook for Student Nurses provides anintroduction to the essential background knowledge that pre-registrationnursing students need as a foundation for their training. It covers the core offirst year nursing studies: * Legal and professional issues * Communication * Values and health care ethics * Reflection and personal development * Evidence-based practice * Study skills * Medicine, IV fluid and drug administration Case studies and examples, activities and reflection pointsall aid learning, while references to legislation, key documents and reports,and website links to relevant organisations provide easy access to coreinformation. A Handbook for Student Nurses is widelyrecommended in institutions across the UK and is essential reading for newstudents. This 2017-18 edition incorporates the latest developments in thehealth service, and references have also been comprehensively updated. WHAT STUDENTS AND LECTURERS THINK ABOUT THIS BOOK: "...an invaluable resource and a daily accompaniment forlectures...I take it into my second year with the knowledge that I have a greatreference book I can reflect on throughout my years of training." "I found this to be an excellent resource and I feelstudents new to the profession would find it extremely useful.... The book iswell-organised, highly readable and accessible." "An excellent introductory text for student nurses, writtenin a clear and illuminative style." "[An] excellent textbook that provides up-to-date andrelevant information for pre- and post-registration nursing students." "This is an excellent book, full of relevant information forstudent nurses."

Placement Learning in Community Nursing - E-book

A guide for students in practice

Author: Jane Harris,Sheila Nimmo

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070205173X

Category: Medical

Page: 320

View: 4131

Worried about your placement? Will you fit in? Will you have the right skills? What do you need to learn for practice assessments? This book will help you with all these concerns. It will tell you what to expect from the placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities. A logical, step-by-step approach to preparing for a medical placement Helps make the most of learning opportunities Narratives from other students describe what the placement will really be like Honest discussion of the challenges of a placement in the community to help avoid problems Advice on possible approaches to situations that may arise on a community placement Series features: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements What to expect before a placement What you can expect to learn on placement How to consolidate your experience and learning Clear links and examples with NMC proficiencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for portfolios Short case studies to link theory with practice Key points reminder boxes Worried about your next placement? Will you ‘fit in’? Will you have the right skills? What do you need to learn to meet practice assessments? This series will help you with all these concerns. It will tell you what to expect from each placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities. This is the only series specifically for student nurses undertaking specific practice placements, and will give you all the information you need in a user-friendly format. Each book in the series covers a specific area of practice for a typical placement on a pre-registration nursing course. Titles in this series: Surgical nursing Medical nursing Cancer and palliative care nursing Mental health nursing Community care nursing Older people nursing Each book also covers: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements What to expect before a placement What you can expect to learn on placement How to consolidate your experience and learning Clear links and examples with NMC proficiencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for portfolios Short case studies to link theory with practice Key points reminder boxes

Fast Facts for the Student Nurse

Nursing Student Success in a Nutshell

Author: Susan Stabler-Haas, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826193250

Category: Medical

Page: 200

View: 4475

ìThis guide by Stabler-Haas sets itself apart in its direct, kind, and professional tone...Notably, it concludes with chapters about success beyond graduation...Recommended.î--Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries Written with candor and good humor, this Fast Facts guide for students in diploma, AD, BSN, and RN-BSN level programs features the information that nursing students really need to know in order to achieve excellence up to and beyond the NCLEX. Incorporating many real-life examples (drawn from more than 1,000 students taught by the author), Fast Facts for the Student Nurse clarifies common issues such as choosing a major, work/study arrangements, and difficulties associated with living at home. It discusses the NCLEX, licensure, continuing education, and graduate education, and helps readers identify what type of learner they are and how to capitalize on their strengths. Checklists to facilitate important decision making and charts and tables with "hot topics" are also included. Key Features: Provides, in Fast Facts format, all of the information new and experienced nursing students need to know for classroom and clinical success Helps readers identify their learning style and capitalize on strengths Covers the NCLEX, licensure, continuing education routes, graduate education, and how to survive the first year of practice

Handbook of Veterinary Nursing

Author: Hilary Orpet,Perdi Welsh

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111827945X

Category: Medical

Page: 312

View: 3264

Handbook of Veterinary Nursing presents essential guidance and helpful tips on developing and delivering high quality nursing care and skills. Fully updated, this easy-to-follow guide reflects recent changes to veterinary nursing qualifications, current terminology and drugs in use. The emphasis is on the importance of working methodically, using high quality procedures, to help the whole veterinary team ensure the most successful outcomes in animal care. Written in note form for quick reference by veterinary nurses and technicians at all stages of their training and career, this will be invaluable for both exam revision and quick reference in clinic. Contents include: The nursing process in veterinary care, physical assessment of the patient, managing the hospital environment, managing the operating room, surgical nursing activities, anaesthesia, diagnostic imaging, diagnostic tests, triage and emergency procedures, and essential calculations for drugs, fluids, nutrition and radiographic exposures. Key features: •Gives clinical advice quickly and simply •Written by authors with many years experience of veterinary nurse training and education •Contains essential calculations •Illustrated in colour throughout

Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing

Author: George Castledine,Ann Close

Publisher: Oxford Handbooks in Nursing

ISBN: 0199231354

Category: Medical

Page: 1252

View: 3388

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.

Bailliere's Study Skills for Nurses and Midwives E-Book

Author: Sian Maslin-Prothero

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702049360

Category: Medical

Page: 364

View: 6511

Whether you are a first time student or returning to study, it can seem very daunting. This book can help you get the most from studying and shows how to make good use of your time and achieve success. This 4th edition has been thoroughly revised and updated. It demonstrates how to develop and build on existing strengths and experiences to get the most out of any course. Using a down-to-earth and user-friendly style, it concentrates on what you need to know. It can help you to: • get the most from reading and lectures • access libraries • use the Internet and databases • develop IT skills • learn through reflection • develop a portfolio • prepare assignments • get the most from placements. activities reflection points case studies annotated further reading useful websites This new edition reflects recent changes in nursing and midwifery policy and practice including aspects such as ePortfolios, the European Computer Driving Licence and podcasts The majority of the chapters have been rewritten with either a student, or a practitioner to reflect the need for greater evidence of practice and its importance to midwifery and nursing students. More emphasis on clinical nursing and midwifery practise by relating skills to clinical placements and employment with a new chapter on Clinical Skills. New chapter on ‘Getting ready to study’

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Mentoring E-Book

Author: Karen Elcock,Kath Sharples

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702047724

Category: Medical

Page: 320

View: 761

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

LPN/LVN Student Nurse Handbook

Core Concepts and Essential Skills

Author: Nancy Jo Brown (RN.),Sandra M. Boyd,B. Gayle Twiname

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780130941824

Category: Medical

Page: 387

View: 6541

An essential guide throughout your nursing education and a practical resource as a practicing professional! A "must-have" resource for practical or vocational nursing students, the LPN/LVN Student Nurse Handbook is the answer when it comes to nursing questions - such as "What does this mean? Why do I have to know that?" An engaging, reader friendly writing style simplifies difficult concepts, maps out core concepts and essential issues and presents them in a clear, concise manner.