Unfolding Case Studies

Unfolding Case Studies : Experiencing the Realities of Clinical Nursing Practice

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Appropriate for all core courses in Nursing-Fundamentals, Medical-Surgical, Pediatrics, Maternity, Psychiatric, and Issues and Trends.This comprehensive workbook contains a compilation of case studies spanning across the nursing curriculum. It includes coverage of spirituality, family, community, and gerontology concerns. It integrates concepts of age, setting, role development, and ethical/legal issues. 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.show more

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  • Paperback | 262 pages
  • 208.28 x 271.78 x 12.7mm | 589.67g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0130892793
  • 9780130892799

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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

About Kellie J. Glendon

KELLIE J. GLENDON, MSN, RNC is an experienced nurse educator, author and national speaker on innovative teaching in nursing curricula. Kellie is an Associate Professor of Nursing at Miami University and has been teaching students in the Associate Degree Program for the past 13 years. She was awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award by the Greater Cincinnati Consortium of Colleges and Universities in 1998. Kellie continues to promote creative strategies to enhance critical thinking in nursing students.DEBORAH. L. ULRICH, PhD, RN is an experienced nurse educator who has influenced nurse educators through journal articles, national presentations, and a recent book on interactive group learning. Her strategies have challenged educators to experiment with new ways of teaching and learning. Debbie has been a nurse educator for the past 30 years in diverse educational settings.show more

Table of contents

1. Obstetrical Cases. 2. Pediatric Cases. 3. Mental Health Cases. 4. Medical Surgical Cases. 5. Miscellaneous Cases.show more

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