Dec 292016
 

Delmar’s Complete Review for NCLEX-RN


By (author): Donna F. Gauwitz

Ace your state boards with Cengage Learning’s COMPLETE REVIEW FOR NCLEX-RN, Second Edition! After completing a recognized nursing curriculum and meeting state requirements, you’re ready to tackle the National Council of State Boards of Nursing exam, and this review covers it all. The stimulating, full-color text offers more than 1,600 practice questions with answers in multiple formats and 67 chapters of review content. Test questions are coded to reflect the recommended test-taking plan and strategies, while answers include rationales for both correct and incorrect assumptions. Endorsed by the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA), COMPLETE REVIEW FOR NCLEX-RN, Second Edition emphasizes delegation, prioritization, and critical thinking methods that prepare you for the exam’s rigor and build your confidence. COMPLETE REVIEW FOR NCLEX-RN, Second Edition is the one-stop NCLEX-RN exam preparation tool recognized by successful instructors and registered nurses today.
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Dec 292016
 

Fundamentals of Medical-Surgical Nursing: A Systems Approach


By (author): Anne-Marie Brady, Catherine McCabe, Margaret McCann

Fundamentals of Medical-Surgical Nursing: a Systems Approach is a comprehensive yet easy-to-read overview of medical and surgical nursing, designed specifically to support all nursing students learning to care for the adult patient. Highly illustrated and with an easy-to-follow systems-based structure, it provides a thorough foundation in anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, medical management, and nursing care for the full spectrum of adult health conditions.

Key features include:

  • Extensive coverage of principles of nursing assessment, medication administration, infection prevention and control, and nutritional care
  • Key need-to-know-information and definitions for the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of a range of illnesses and conditions
  • Detailed overviews of nursing care, including patient education, treatment, and complications
  • An online resource centre with a range of extras for both lecturers and students, including case studies, reflective activities, interactive multiple choice questions, and further reading lists

Fundamentals of Medical-Surgical Nursing: a Systems Approach is the ideal textbook to help students succeed on their adult nursing course.

It is also available:

  • as a Wiley E-Text, powered by VitalSource: an interactive digital version of the book featuring downloadable text and images, highlighting and note-taking facilities, book-marking, cross-referencing, in-text searching, and linking to references and glossary terms.
  • instantly on CourseSmart at http://www.coursesmart.co.uk/9780470658239. CourseSmart offers extra functionality, as well as an immediate way to review the text. For more details, visit www.coursesmart.com/instructors or www.coursesmart.com/students.
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Dec 282016
 

You CAN Teach Med-Surg Nursing!: The Authoritative Guide and Toolkit for the Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical Instructor


By (author): Mary Miller RN MSN CCRN, Deborah Wirwicz BSN MSN.Ed

“This guide and resource will give you all the direction and resources you need to perform in the role of a medical-surgical clinical instructor?ñInstructors will discover this book takes the work out of working in the clinical area.”

This is the first comprehensive resource for clinical medical-surgical nursing instructors responsible for guiding students through their entire clinical rotation. Filling a huge gap in resources for instructors required to teach this course, it contains everything the new or adjunct instructor needs to teach expertly and confidently. The guide describes the role of medical-surgical instructor and provides an introduction to the clinical site. It features a week-by-week instructional plan for the clinical rotation and includes all materials necessary to effectively perform administrative leadership and supervision, assess students’ knowledge and learning styles, maximize the learning process, simplify evaluation, and help ensure a smooth transition to clinical practice.

Brimming with helpful information, the guide will be a welcome companion to both experienced and novice medical-nursing instructors with its organizational teaching templates, teaching and learning resources, and evaluation materials. These include a course syllabus, comprehensive skills checklist, medication guidelines, resources for patient teaching, pre-and post-conference expectations and activities; even make-up assignments for students who miss a clinical class. Clinical instruction materials such as PowerPoints and simulation scenarios,are provided. Additionally, the book contains quizzes with answers, discussion questions, critical thinking exercises, and interactive student activities.

Key Features:

  • Comprises the first complete resource for successfully guiding students through their clinical rotations from start to finish
  • Helps to allay the “fear factor” for new and adjunct clinical nursing instructors
  • Provides a week-by-week instructional guide that includes organizational teaching templates, teaching and learning resources, and evaluation aids
  • Includes numerous forms and templates to facilitate administrative responsibilities, student assessment, and student evaluation
  • Organizes key clinical information by body system and includes multiple interactive teaching tools
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Dec 252016
 

NURSING, Second Edition: The Ultimate Study Guide


By (author): Nadia R. Singh BSN RN

The key to success in nursing school is effective studying! Why not have a concise study guide that conveys all the essential, tested material for each course? Tired of buying study guides for each nursing course? This is the ultimate, all-in-one study guide to the core information nursing students need for success in all of their foundational courses. This is a small study guide that packs a big punch. This guide is also a great tool for new nurse graduates. Presented in a well-organized and easy-to-read style, it contains everything a nursing student needs to know from the first nursing course through the last.

The second edition is updated with critical new information about medications, lab values, assessments, emerging disorders, and nursing interventions. It includes three new chapters: “What to Expect in Nursing School,” “Decreasing Test Anxiety,” and “Emergency Nursing.” The guide closely follows the standard nursing curriculum and is designed as a reference for every core nursing course. To facilitate successful exam preparation, the text highlights important material most likely to appear on class exams. Also included are tips on what to expect on the NCLEX-RN?Ü.

NEW TO THE SECOND EDITION:

  • New and updated information on medications, lab values, emerging conditions, and nursing interventions
  • A new chapter on emergency nursing
  • A new chapter on anxiety-reducing test-taking strategies
  • A new chapter on what to expect in nursing school
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Dec 242016
 

Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses


By (author): April Hazard Vallerand PhD RN FAAN, Cynthia A. Sanoski BS PharmD FCCP BCPS

SAFETY FIRST!

Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses®, Fifteenth Editiondelivers all of the information you need to administer medications safely across the lifespan—well-organized monographs for hundreds of generic and thousands of trade-name drugs.

BONUS!

FREE DIGITAL ACCESS

www.DrugGuide.com

Redeem the access code inside to unlock your one-year, free subscription to Davis’s Drug Guide Online, powered by Unbound Medicine. It’s accessible from your desktop, laptop, or any mobile device with a web browser

  • 5,000-drug database and appendices
  • Cross-referencing of drugs
  • FDA drug news

 

LIFE-SAVING GUIDANCE … AT A GLANCE

  • Red tab for high alert medications, plus in-depth high alert and patient safety coverage
  • Red, capitalized lettersfor life-threatening side effects
  • NEW! REP heading for use of drugs in males and females of reproductive age
  • Drug-drug, drug-food, drug-natural product interactions
  • Pedi, Geri, OB, and Lactation cautions
  • IV administration subheads
  • REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies) icon
  • Pharmacogenomic content and icon
  • Canadian-specific content 
  • Much more!

LEARNING, CARE-PLANNING, AND PATIENT EDUCATION TOOLS

Online at DavisPlus(Redeem the Plus Code on the inside front cover of a new, printed text to access your DavisPlus resources.)

  • Audio library for 1,200+ drug names
  • Three tutorials, each with a self-test
  • Calculators for body mass index (BMI), metric conversions, IV drip rates, dosage/kg, and Fahrenheit/Celsius
  • Interactive case studies, brief, real-life scenarios that are followed by a series of question
  • Med-Deck-style cards
  • Video clips illustrating the safe administration of medications
  • Animations demonstrating the administration and absorption of oral drugs
  • Schematic brain illustrations depicting the impact of certain DSM disorders and the effect of psychotropic medications on patients 

 

Reviews for Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses, 14th Edition:

I’m a BSN student, and this book has been an excellent resource.  When my instructors ask me questions about medications, I know I will be able to answer any questions they have with this book… This was the book my toughest clinical instructor recommended to me, and my classmates who have other drug manuals wish they had this one.”

– Honor F., Nursing Student

As a student nurse, I spend more time with this book than I do with my family. Easy to read, good layout, informative, to the point. It was required by my program and I have found it to be a wonderful resource.”

– Jen S., Nursing Student

I am able to write nursing plans, understand disease process, and proper administration of drugs all because of this one book.

– Kia S.

Simply put, the best drug guide out there.

– Amazon Reviewer

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Dec 182016
 

The DNP Degree & Capstone Project: A Practical Guide


By (author): Edited by: Mary Bemker, Edited by: Barb Schreiner

Practical guide to understanding the DNP degree and to completing a successful capstone project Clinical, education, and policy exemplars of successful DNP Capstone projects illustrate the necessary components and approach. Provides guidance on publicizing results and conducting projects as a DNP

This textbook focuses on enhancing understanding, and characterizing the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, and its place in the current healthcare environment. The book offers guidelines for planning and conducting all phases of a DNP capstone project. Examples of successful projects from varied areas of nursing practice are included along with practical tips for publicizing capstone project results to the wider medical community.

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Dec 182016
 

Achieving Competencies for Nursing Practice: A Handbook for Student Nurses


By (author): Sheila Reading, Brian Webster

Quality patient care relies on the demonstration of competencies by nurses at all stages of their education and developing career. This textbook is designed to help student nurses better understand the competencies set out by the NMC and equip them to achieve and demonstrate competency as they prepare to qualify as a nurse.
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Dec 182016
 

Law and Ethics in Advanced Practice Nursing


By (author): Ms. Diane Kjervik JD RN MSN FAAN, Ms. Edith Ann Brous JD RN MS MPH

Designated a Doody’s Core Title!

This is an extremely valuable book for practicing APNs and students in APN programs. The authors demystify legal/ethical/political issues and make them understandable for advanced practice nurses. The authors help to focus APNs on these important and necessary aspects of nursing practice.Score: 100, 5 stars

–Doody’s

The book presents an overview of the history and current state of advance practice nursing and the law both nationally and internationally. The authors provide detailed, exemplary legal and ethical case studies that frame pivotal moments in practice.

The book’s key topics include nursing pedagogy related to law, international law and nursing, future roles for APNs that may be legally and ethically supported, and potential challenges to APN practice. The book also discusses current issues that affect nursing law for advance practice, such as autonomy in end of life situations, conflicts between professional duties, and caring needs.

Key Features:

  • Presents the history and current state of the law and advance practice nursing
  • Summarizes and analyzes legal and ethical issues facing APNs
  • Provides guidelines for how to prevent lawsuits
  • Offers guidance on dealing with a lawsuit filed against you
  • Provides international comparisons of legal and ethical considerations
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Dec 172016
 

Healthcare Finance and Financial Management: Essentials for Advanced Practice Nurses and Interdisciplinary Care Teams


By (author): Mary Paterson

This textbook is intended for students preparing as advanced practice clinicians, including DNPs, DPTs, DOTs, and physician assistants. It is organized in two main parts. The first focuses on macro issues in healthcare finance and policy issues, and the second concentrates on healthcare financing management in professional practice. This approach provides the context necessary for the clinician to understand how to manage reimbursement requirements and preferred provider contracting as health care policy drives these payment and contracting strategies. Each section features a case study to facilitate classroom discussion. This book is suitable for healthcare finance courses in the curriculum for MSN and DNP programs and also for schools of social work, medicine, occupational, and physical therapy.
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Dec 172016
 

Electronic Health Records for Quality Nursing and Health Care


By (author): Tiffany Kelley

Provides foundational knowledge and understanding of the implementation and use of electronic health records (EHRs) Explains the system design life cycle of an electronic health record implementation Provides methods for evaluating patient and population health outcomes Numerous appendices provide supporting material and examples including a project timeline, workflow process map, and test script examples

This comprehensive reference provides foundational knowledge on electronic health records (EHRs) for the delivery of quality nursing care. Chapters cover descriptions of EHR components and functions, federal regulations within the HITECH Act, privacy and security considerations, interfaces and interoperability, design, building, testing, implementation, maintenance and evaluating outcomes. Key reference for nurse executives, nurse directors, nurse managers, advanced practice nurses, nurse researchers, nurse educators, and nurse informaticists.

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