Nursing Fundamentals

Nursing Fundamentals : Reviews and Rationales

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For course review on a specific topic, e.g. fundamentals of nursing, review for NCLEX-RN, and review for specialty training. This resource provides a core content review of the subject in outline format. Each chapter opens with a brief outline, objectives, key terms with definitions, media box with summary of CD and CW content, as well as a pre-test. The pre-test and post-test guide the student through a self-paced review. Other features unique to this resource help further enhance the review process.show more

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  • Paperback | 364 pages
  • 200.66 x 251.46 x 22.86mm | 793.78g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0130304557
  • 9780130304551

Table of contents

1. The Nursing Process. 2. Overview of Health Assessment. 3. Overview of Communication. 4. Overview of Professional Standards. 5. Health Promotion Throughout the Lifespan. 6. Overview of Skills Necessary for Safe Practice. 7. Meeting Basic Human Needs. 8. Meeting the Needs of the Client with Pain. 9. Meeting the Needs of the Perioperative Client. 10. Overview of Clients with Special Needs. 11. Administrating Medications and Intravenous Fluids. Appendix: Answers to Practice to Pass & Case Studies. Index.show more

About Mary Ann Hogan

Mary Ann Hogan, RN, CS, MSN has been a nurse educator for 20 years, currently as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She has taught in diploma, associate degree, and baccalaureate nursing programs. A former item writer for the CAT NCLEX-RN, Ms. Hogan has been teaching NCLEX-RN review courses throughout New England for the last 14 years. She has also contributed to a number of publications in the areas of adult health and fundamentals of nursing. Ms. Hogan is an ANCC-certified clinical specialist in medical-surgical nursing and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau. Donna Bowles, RN, MSN, EdD is an Assistant Professor at Indiana University Southeast. Her clinical background, spanning several decades, is Adult Nursing. In addition, test construction/evaluation, remediation and motivation of undergraduate students are her areas of academic expertise. Judy E. White, RNC, MA, MSN has taught at all levels of nursing, including LPN, diploma, associate degree and baccalaureate programs at schools of nursing in Kentucky, New York, and Alabama. Ms. White has contributed NCLEXRN test questions to numerous publications, and she has taught the pediatric component of NCLEX-RN Review Courses in New York and Kentucky. Currently, she is the Director of Nursing and Nurse Educator at Vital Care, Inc., a home infusion pharmaceutical company that provides continuing education to nurses.show more

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