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Master the CNOR certification exam with this robust resource! Modeled after Elsevier's popular Pass! series of certification review books, PASS CNOR !, 1st Edition?delivers the best practice results with innovative learning strategies, targeted, comprehensive coverage, and meticulous accuracy. This invaluable resource mirrors the latest CNOR test plan with content presented in logical outline format accompanied by helpful illustrations and tables. Fun, engaging learning activities are featured throughout the book, and a companion website features a 200-question practice exam -offering you a variety of opportunities to gain valuable test-taking practice! NEW! Content follows the latest CNOR Test Plan?to ensure you have the most current information when preparing for exams. NEW! Easy-to-follow outline format?quickly and clearly presents the information you must know to pass the CNOR exam. NEW! Engaging?learning activities?provide fun and stimulating ways to learn critical concepts. NEW! 200 practice exam questions provide valuable test-taking practice.
The sixth edition of this acclaimed neonatal nursing text is completely updated to encompass the most current research findings and strategies for providing cost-effective and evidence-based care. It continues to address neonatal care from a physiologic and pathophysiologic perspective, with a major emphasis on nursing management at the bedside and advanced practice level. It examines each neonatal body system and describes evidence-based interventions that assist in understanding the 'why' behind various clinical presentations. Integrative management is threaded throughout the text along with extensive research findings to support practice strategies and rationales for sound clinical decision-making. Case studies, evidence-based practice boxes, QSEN competencies, and online resources help to amplify and reinforce content.New to the Sixth Edition: New technologies including neonatal health care simulation Trauma-Informed Care Substantial revisions to the Neonatal Resuscitation Program Updates in Continuous Quality Improvement Emphasis on neuroprotective factors Emerging global trends Genomics and its relationship to precision health prevention of diseases Maternal-Fetal Units Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and maternal drug use Leadership and cost management of the NICU Updates on neonatal care protocols and procedures, new treatments, and new trends in family-centered integrative developmental care New palliative care protocols Video clips regarding parental caregiving Parent perspectives on care Podcasts from experts in the field Highlighted callouts for Emergency Alert, Quality and Safety Issues, and Family Concerns Key Features: Complete physiologic and embryologic foundation of each neonatal body system The relevance of various diagnostic tests Integrates quality and safety as per QSEN competencies Case studies, evidence-based practice boxes, parent handouts, and online resources Authored by internationally reputed mother of neonatal nursing Parent Voices provide new perspective on neonatal care
The first study guide for the CHPN (R) certification exam! This must-have study guide for nurses seeking to obtain Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN (R)) status provides state-of-the-art information about all aspects of this specialty. It features 300 carefully selected Q&As that offer a detailed rationale for each question, along with tips and strategies to promote exam mastery and frequently asked questions about the exam. Additional questions are arranged in chapters mirroring the exam blueprint and the number of questions for each category correlates with the exam matrix. Case-based scenarios embodied within the questions facilitate the application of knowledge in a problem-solving format. A complete practice exam is included as well. Brief topical reviews address hospice and palliative care nursing practice in all of its dimensions, including physical, spiritual, and psychosocial. The resource highlights information that forms the basis of end-of-life care, such as communication and family-centered care. Additionally, high-level skills used by hospice and palliative care nurses, such as drug and dosage conversion and the use of infusion therapy, are covered as well. Key Features: Delivers the first study guide for hospice and palliative nurses seeking CHPN (R) certification Provides concise, up-to-date knowledge on all aspects of the specialty Includes information about the exam, answers to commonly asked questions, and tips and strategies for exam mastery Includes practice questions and answers following each chapter Provides a final comprehensive practice exam that offers 300 Q&As with detailed answer rationales that mirror the exam format Presents case-based scenarios within the questions that facilitate the application of knowledge
Cancer care raises complex and often troubling issues for patients, families, and the nurses who care for them. Decisions often involve matters beyond simply the patient's physical condition. Often, questions arise about what we should do and why-not about what we can do. Ethics helps us to separate what is medically possible from what is truly beneficial for the patient. Ethics in Oncology Nursing examines the inherent challenges encountered by nurses through the care of patients with cancer. In addition to foundational content on ethics and ethical practice, this book addresses key areas in oncology nursing in which ethical concerns commonly arise, including treatment decision-making, clinical trials, genetics, and palliative and end-of-life care. Case studies are provided to offer context and application to nursing practice.
In collaboration with Consulting Editor, Dr. Steve Krau, Dr. Randolph F. R. Rasch has put together a state-of the-art issue of the Nursing Clinics of North America devoted to Infectious Diseases. Clinical review articles from expert authors are specifically devoted to the following topics: Ebola; HIV/AIDS; Lymphatic Filariasis; Tuberculosis; STDs; Influenza (seasonal); Malaria; Lyme Disease; Hepatitis (Hep. C & Hep. B); Zika virus, particularly related to pregnancy; Oral Infections; Rat Lung Disease; and Emerging infections. Readers will come away with the latest information they need to improve outcomes in patients with infectious diseases.
Prepare to succeed on the CPAN (R) and CAPA (R) exams with this authoritative guide from ASPAN! PeriAnesthesia Nursing Core Curriculum, 3rd Edition is a comprehensive reference that helps you care for patients before and after anesthesia in all types of settings. There's no other review like it. Coverage of the full scope of perianesthesia nursing makes it an ideal resource for both in-hospital and ambulatory care. And to keep you current, this edition also describes the newest advances in interventional radiology, robotics, and endoscopy procedures. Written by the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses and edited by respected perianesthesia nurses Lois Schick and Pam Windle, this book will help you develop the skills and expertise you need to excel on your certification exam and in practice. Authoritative ASPAN authors cover the core content necessary to demonstrate competency as a perianesthesia nurse, including ASPAN's full scope of practice for the CPAN (R) and CAPA (R) certifications. Six sections cover required competencies in these key areas of perianesthesia nursing: professional issues, preoperative assessment, patient care across the life span, perianesthesia, body systems, and education and discharge. Easy-to-use outline format provides a quick review of the fundamentals and standards of practice for patient assessment and care. Objectives at the beginning of each chapter help you focus on and learn key content. Numerous boxes, tables, and illustrations highlight important information and make the book a valuable reference. Preoperative Assessment Competencies section addresses all aspects of the complete assessment of the patient and family, including areas such as transcultural nursing and alternative therapies as well as the mentally and physically challenged patient. Life Span Considerations section prepares you for the care of patients of all ages with chapters on pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. Useful appendixes cover the CPAN and CAPA certification programs and provide test-taking strategies, helping you to prepare for and pass your exam. A bibliography at the end of every chapter lists additional research resources. NEW content covers interventional radiology, robotics, endoscopy procedures, and the latest technology as it impacts perianesthesia nurses. NEW! Streamlined chapters provide a more concise book. UPDATED Professional Competencies section includes the latest safety, regulatory, and healthcare policies. UPDATED Education and Discharge Competencies section addresses the changes in ambulatory settings and patient discharges.
This new edition contains up-to-date information on this dynamic specialty that applies a holistic approach employing biological, psychological, social, and spiritual factors to provide treatment to patients who are affected by alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use and persistent and recurrent maladaptive behaviours and addictive disorders. Much of the addictions nurse's job involves teaching patients about the dangers of substance abuse and possible treatment options. Since addiction is both a mental and physical disease, these nurses are trained in both general medicine and mental health. This go-to guide contains the most up-to-date information on this practice specialty. It specifies the who, what, where, when, why, and how of addictions nursing practice. The 16 standards are those by which all RNs in addictions nursing are held accountable for in their practice. Each standard is measurable by a set of specific competencies that serve as evidence of minimal compliance with that standard. This is a must-have book for clinicians, educators, students, and other healthcare works directly involved in this area of practice. Co-published with the International Nurses Society on Addictions and ANA.
This revised edition looks to the future of public health nursing and provides essential guidance in the form of standards and competencies for generalist and the advanced public health nurse. It is a must-have title for public health nursing practitioners, educators, students, researchers and others directly involved in public health. Employers, insurers, lawyers, regulators, policy makers and stakeholders will find value in referencing this publication.
This essential textbook on dementia care introduces the knowledge that nurses need, including the evidence base for practice and the guidance to transfer this newly acquired knowledge into everyday practice. Each of the 25 chapters are written by experts in the field of dementia care and are grounded in thoroughly researched, up-to-date evidence, have a direct bearing to nurse practice, and use case studies to give examples of application of the evidence to practice. It begins by introducing dementia as a diagnosis, a syndrome, and a set of diseases, signs and symptoms. It then deals with various principles that underpin dementia care, including person-centred care, behaviours that challenge, risk management, and understanding relationships affected by dementia. Finally, it assesses dementia care across a range of care settings, such as primary care, care homes, domiciliary care, acute hospital, and hospice services.
Perfect for... Understanding diseases and disorders Increasing test scores in class Improving scores on the NCLEX examination Rely on over 200 full-color flash cards for the most critical clinical information about common diseases and disorders. Color-coded by body system, these handy cards familiarize students with the great deal of pathophysiologic information they must master.
This book provides a unique overview of oncology nursing care in a new health environment, one in which oncology nurses play an increasingly important role. In this regard, it addresses not only the biomedical aspects of new drugs but also the challenges they pose in day-to-day nursing practice. It also highlights the new skills that oncology nurses will need to develop in light of the changing care setting. Drawing on evidence-based practice in Europe and around the globe, the book offers a holistic approach to nursing for adult and pediatric patients. Written by respected professionals in the field, it provides nurses interested in oncology with clear and comprehensive information on the specific abilities required, with a focus on therapeutic education, supportive care, genetic counseling and e-health. In addition, it addresses the new role of patients as decision makers and full partners throughout their treatment cycle.