Fundamentals of Nursing Standards and Practice

ISBN-10: 1401859186
ISBN-13: 9781401859183
Edition: 3rd 2006 (Revised)
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List price: $298.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 1/9/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1376
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 7.700
Language: English

Fundamentals of Nursing: Standards and Practice, third edition, highlights the core themes for the introductory nursing student, including nurse, person, health, and environment. This text provides comprehensive coverage of fundamental nursing concepts, skills, and standards of practice that challenge you to learn and apply critical thinking skills for culturally diverse populations in a variety of environments. Research, evidence-based practice, and emerging practice issues are highlighted to help you prepare for delivering care across a continuum of settings.

Patricia K. Ladner, after retiring from forty years of nursing in 2005, has served as the Volunteer Coordinator for three Catholic Churches in DeLisle, Mississippi, Katrina Recovery. Following Katrina, she has presented numerous workshops on Infection Control and Dealing with Loss, as well as coordinating the activities of volunteers from many states. She is a former Consultant for Nursing Practice in the Louisiana State Board of Nursing and has taught nursing in diploma and associate degree schools of nursing prior to her retirement. Ms. Ladner has been recognized as one of the Great 100 Nurses by the New Orleans District Nurses Association and is a 2009 Caring Woman Honoree by the Biloxi Regional Medical Center and Cable One. Ms. Ladner holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Marillac College, St. Louis, Missouri, a Master's Degree in Counseling and Guidance from Troy State University, Troy, Alabama and a Master's Degree in Nursing from Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Sue C. DeLaune is currently the Education Director of S DeLaune Consulting, an independent continuing education business in Mandeville, Louisiana. She is also Assistance Professor of Nursing at William Carey University, New Orleans, Louisiana, where she provides didactic and clinical instruction to students in fundamentals of nursing. Ms. DeLaune has taught nursing in diploma, associate degree and baccalaureate schools of nursing, as well as in RN-degree completion programs. With over thirty five years experience as a clinician, administrator and educator, she has taught fundamentals of nursing, psychiatric/mental health nursing, nursing leadership and research, professionalism, issues and trends and nursing ethics courses. She also presents seminars and workshops that help nurses to maintain competency in the areas of communication, leadership and teambuilding skills, client education, and stress management. Ms. DeLaune is the author of several other books, including CLINICALCONFERENCES AS TEACHING STRATEGIES, ANXIETY AND DISSOCIATIVE DISORDERS, PERSONALITY DISORDERS, VIOLENCE IN PSYCHIATRIC SETTINGS AND SOMATOFORM AND SLEEP DISORDERS. Ms. Delaune holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing Degree from Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, Louisiana and a Masters Degree in Nursing from Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana. She is a member of the American Nurses Association, National League for Nursing and Sigma Theta Tau International, Upsilon Theta Chapter and has been recognized as one of the Great 100 Nurses by the New Orleans District Nurses Association.

Nursing's Perspective: Past, Present, And Future
Evolution of Nursing and Nursing Education
Nursing Theory
Research and Evidence Based Practice
Health Care Delivery, Quality, and Continuum of Care
Nursing Process: The Standard Of Care
Critical Thinking, Decision Making, and Nursing Process
Assessment
Nursing Diagnosis
Planning and Outcome Identification
Implementation
Evaluation
Professional Accountability
Leadership, Delegation, and Change
Legal and Ethical Responsibilities
Documentation and Informatics
Promoting Client Health
Nursing, Healing, and Caring
Communication
Health and Wellness Promotion
Individual, Family, and Community as Client
The Life Cycle
The Older Client
Cultural Diversity
Client Education
Responding To Basic Psychosocial Needs
Self Concept
Stress, Anxiety, and Adaptation
Spirituality
Loss and Grief
Responding To Basic Physiological Needs
Vital Signs
Physical Assessment
Diagnostic Testing
Safety, Infection Control, and Hygiene
Medication Administration
Complementary/Alternative Modalities
Oxygenation
Fluid and Electrolytes
Nutrition
Comfort and Sleep
Mobility
Skin Integrity and Wound Healing
Sensation, Perception, and Cognition
Elimination
Nursing Care of the Perioperative Client

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