Nursing for Wellness in Older Adults
Edition: 7th 2015 (Revised)
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Description: Prepare your students to provide effective, wellness-oriented nursing care for older adults in any healthcare setting with Nursing for Wellness in Older Adults, 7e. The book provides comprehensive, easy-to-understand coverage of the theory and practice of gerontological nursing, addressing both physiologic and psychosocial aspects of aging. Organized around the author's unique "Functional Consequences Theory," the book explores "normal" age-related changes, as well as the risk factors that often interfere with optimal health and functioning. The Seventh Edition includes a new focus on caregiver wellness, quality care concerns, and AACN/HIGN standards, ensuring students are prepared to implement safe, effective practice. In addition, an expanded array of online resources is available to save you time and help your students succeed. Instructor Resources:Case studies give your students an opportunity to apply their knowledge to client cases similar to what they will encounter in practice.Activities (role plays, etc.) get students involved with the material, deepening their understanding of key concepts.A robust test generator helps you put together tests that assess your students' understanding of the material.PowerPoint presentations for every chapter make it easy for you to integrate the textbook with your students' classroom experience.A Syllabus provides guidance for structuring your gerontological nursing course.A complete image bank enhances lecture and exam preparation.An Integration Guide (not sure what this is)Strategies for Effective Teaching provide tips for teaching the course.Angel/Blackboard/WebCT cartridges make it easy to integrate text-specific material into your preferred course management system. Student Resources: NEW! Summaries of the information in Caregiver Boxes help students review and retain the material.Learning Objectives for each chapter provide an outline of key content that must be mastered.Journal Articles for every chapter, updated for this edition, offer access to current research available in LWW journals.Internet Resources for every chapter provide opportunities for further exploration of topics of interest.Intervention boxes for selected chapters make key information easily accessible.A Spanish-English Audio Glossary provides terms and phrases for communicating with patients in Spanish.Nursing Roles/Responsibilities PDF provides an overview of key roles and responsibilities
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List price: $68.00
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 9/1/2014
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall