Unfolding Case Studies: Experiencing the Realities of Clinical Nursing Practice Kellie J. Glendon MSN, RNC Deborah L. Ulrich Ph.D, RN
This workbook contains a compilation of case studies that explore issues spanning across the nursing curriculum. It includes coverage of spirituality, family, community, and gerontology concerns. Students gain experience in prioritizing nursing problems, identifying appropriate teaching strategies, documenting nursing care, and critically analyzing common situations they will encounter in their professional nursing practice.
FEATURES: Includes over 60 case studies covering all core nursing areas. Emphasizes critical thinking and problem solving by encouraging readers to analyze given situations, prioritize, and formulate interventions. Presents a case that typifies a common disorder or disease and follows the client as the situation "unfolds" across time, settings, and/or disease progression, enabling readers to experience the realities of nursing practice as clients' conditions change. Integrates concepts such as age, setting, role development, and ethical/legal issues. Writing prompts at the end of each case encourage readers to reflect on the experience, think about different perspectives, or plan future learning needs.show more