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Critical Thinking, Clinical Reasoning, and Clinical Judgment by This unique textbook draws upon real-life scenarios and evidence-based strategies as it guides you in learning to think critically in clinically meaningful ways. The new edition features a more streamlined, full-color design, and expanded coverage on some of key trends, including: interdisciplinary care teams, competency-based education, the IOM''s Leading Health Indicators, legal considerations, the effects of the Affordable Care Act, and much more.
Call Number: RT86 .A34 2017
Publication Date: 2016-01-07
NCLEX-PN Premier 2017 with 2 Practice Tests by Passing the NCLEX-PN exam is not just about what you know -- it's about how you think. With expert critical thinking strategies and targeted practice, Kaplan's NCLEX-PN Premier 2017 shows you how to leverage your content knowledge to think like a nurse. Kaplan's NCLEX-PN Premier includes: 9 critical thinking paths to break down what exam questions are asking; 6 end-of-chapter practice sets to help you put critical thinking principles into action; 2 full-length practice tests to gauge your progress -- one in the book, one online; 60 minutes of video tutorials; digital version of the book for mobile study; streamlined review organized along the exam's "Client Needs" framework; review of all question types, including alternate-format questions; detailed rationales for all answer choices, correct and incorrect; and techniques for mastering the computer adaptive test.
Call Number: RT55 .I79 2017
Publication Date: 2017-02-07
Nursing Care Plans by "Covering the most common medical-surgical nursing diagnoses and clinical problems seen in adults, Nursing Care Plans: Diagnoses, Interventions, and Outcomes, 9th Edition contains 217 care plans, each reflecting the latest best practice guidelines. This new edition specifically features three new care plans, two expanded care plans, updated content and language reflecting the most current clinical practice and professional standards, enhanced QSEN integration, a new emphasis on interprofessional collaborative practice, an improved page design, and more"--Publisher.
Call Number: RT49 .N87 2017
Publication Date: 2016-12-13
Application of Ethical Decision-Making to Nursing Practice by This is a unique, innovative professional nursing ethics textbook designed specifically for all practicing nurses and to meet the educational needs of all nursing students, including RN to BSN and RN to MSN students. Written by experts in the field, it discusses ethical concepts relevant to the registered nurse who has practiced for several years but is learning higher level concepts and applications. This text addresses different areas of professional practice and is rich with case studies illustrating the need for ethical competence and decision making.
Publication Date: 2016-07-28
Home Care Nursing by Tina M. Marrelli's new book, Home Care Nursing: Surviving in an Ever-Changing Care Environment is a practical and comprehensive guidebook written concisely and without jargon or insider acronyms, making the book accessible to anyone whose work is connected to home care nursing services. Designed to provide chapters as stand-alone resources for readers with previous experience seeking updated guidance, Home Care Nursing is also an excellent guide for course or orientation material. Each chapter is packed with practical questions, discussion topics, and additional resources, such as a complete Medicare Benefit Policy for reference. Additionally, offering more than just an overview of the healthcare and home care markets, this book discusses the unique practice setting and environment of home care nursing, the laws regulations, and quality, and how to make the leap into the field, document your home visit, and improve your professional growth and development.
Publication Date: 2016-08-01
Nursing History for Contemporary Role Development by Underscores the importance of viewing current nursing issues in the context of history Nursing practice has progressed beyond Florence Nightingale, and so has nursing history. This book delves into the intricacies of nursing history and its impact on contemporary nursing practice, education, and research. Nurses have always been political advocates for underprivileged and vulnerable populations during times of war, changing cultural landscapes, and social unrest. Today is no different. With historically significant case studies that ground the narrative, this book weaves the complex story of how the role of nurses has changed over time to adapt to new environments and needs, all the while retaining the key leadership and advocacy roles that have been inherent since the birth of the profession.
Publication Date: 2016-11-01