Nursing Process Concepts and Application

ISBN-10: 1401819893

ISBN-13: 9781401819897

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

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The nursing process is fundamental to the clinical experience of a nurse. The central steps for this guiding framework are found in Nursing Process: Concepts and Applications. Now in its second edition, this resource offers a clear description of the nurse?s role and responsibilities. Each step of the nursing process is explained, demonstrated, and tested; showcased in its own chapter. This logical approach is easy to follow on your own or within a group setting. The book has been designed so that every chapter reinforces the core concepts presented, which makes learning a breeze.
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Book details

List price: $99.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 8/29/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Wanda Seaback, RN, MS, is a Professor of Nursing at Texas A&M University, Health Science Center, College of Nursing, Bryan, TX. She has been a nurse educator for sixteen years and has taught courses for PN/LVN, Associate Degree Nursing (RN), and BSN (RN) programs.

Preface
Nursing Process and Providing Care
What Is a Process?
Nursing Process
Unique Characteristics of the Nursing Process
Assessment
Diagnosis
Planning and Outcome Identification
Implementation
Evaluation
Cognitive Skills
Critical Thinking
Problem Solving
Decision Making
Student Practice: Problem Solving Using the Nursing Process
Instructions
Assessment
Assessment: Step 1 of the Nursing Process
Characteristics of Assessment
Data Collection
Types of Data
Sources of Data
Data Collection Tools
Methods of Data Collection
Observation
Interview
Interview Preparation
Conducting the Interview
Bringing Closure to the Interview
Physical Examination
Physical Examination Techniques
Data Verification and Validation
Interpretation and Organization of Data
Documenting Assessment Data
Student Practice: Developing Communication and Data Collection
Instructions
Student Practice: Developing Open-Ended Questions
Instructions
Student Practice: Developing Therapeutic Communication Techniques
Instructions
Student Practice: Identifying Objective and Subjective Data
Instructions
Diagnosis
Diagnosis: Step 2 of the Nursing Process
Differentiating Between Medical and Nursing Diagnoses
Characteristics of Nursing Diagnoses
Components of Actual Nursing Diagnoses
Student Practice Examples
Components of Risk Nursing Diagnoses
Examples of Risk Nursing Diagnoses
Wellness Nursing Diagnoses
Student Practice: Writing Diagnosis Statements
Instructions
Student Practice: Identifying Correctly Stated Nursing Diagnoses
Instructions
Student Practice: Practicing Step One and Step Two of the Nursing Process
Instructions
General Information
Assessment Data
Planning
Planning: Step 3 of the Nursing Process
Purpose and Characteristics of Planning
Determining Priorities
Establishing Goals and Expected Outcomes
Definition and Components of Goals and Expected Outcomes
Writing Goal and Outcome Statements
Nursing Intervention Classification (NIC) and Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) Defined
Student Practice: Writing Goals
Instructions
Planning Nursing Interventions
Characteristics of Nursing Interventions
Guidelines for Selecting Nursing Interventions
Classification of Nursing Interventions
Where Do Nursing Interventions Originate?
Scientific Rationales
Student Practice: Scientific Rationales
Instructions
Communicating and Documenting the Care Plan
Student Practice: Planning and Outcome Identification
Instructions
Implementation
Implementation: Step 4 of the Nursing Process
Characteristics of Implementation
Documentation
Documentation Methods
Narrative Charting
PIE Charting
FOCUS Charting
Computerized Documentation
Advantages Include
Disadvantages Include
Kardex
Reporting
Confidentiality
Student Practice: Documentation
Instructions
Student Practice: Change-of-Shift Report
Instructions
Evaluation
Evaluation: Step 5 of the Nursing Process
Evaluation Purpose
Characteristics of Evaluation
Review of Goals and Expected Outcomes
Care Plan Modification
Care Plan Evaluation and Discharge Summary
Student Practice: Evaluation
Instructions
Putting It All Together!
Application of the Nursing Process
Assessment
Client Scenario
General Information
Assessment Data
Subjective and Objective Data
Clustering Data
Diagnosis
Planning and Outcome Identification
Planning Nursing Interventions
Implementation
Evaluation
Student Practice
Instructions
General Information
Assessment Data
Nursing Diagnoses Definitions and Classifications 2005-2006
Sample Data Collection Tools and Documentation Forms
Glossary
Bibliography
Index
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