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Fundamental Nursing Care - With CD

Fundamental Nursing Care - With CD - 04 edition

Fundamental Nursing Care - With CD - 04 edition

ISBN13: 9780130941565

ISBN10: 0130941565

Fundamental Nursing Care - With CD by Roberta Ramont and Dee Niedringhaus - ISBN 9780130941565
Edition: 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2004
International: No
Fundamental Nursing Care - With CD by Roberta Ramont and Dee Niedringhaus - ISBN 9780130941565

ISBN13: 9780130941565

ISBN10: 0130941565

Other Editions of Fundamental Nursing Care - With CD

Summary

For courses in Fundamentals of Nursing LPN.

Looking at the practice of nursing from the LPN/LVN point of view, this streamlined but comprehensive text explains to students what they need to know and do in order to deliver safe and effective nursing care in a variety of settings and functions. It focuses on the information and essential skills that will help ensure clinical and NCLEX-PN test-taking success, as well as addresses the LPN/LVN scope of practice and relationship to the registered nurse.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

I. THE NATURE OF NURSING.

1. Understanding Nursing History and Education.
2. Legal and Ethical Issues of Nursing.
3. Critical Thinking and Nursing Theory/Models.
4. The LVN/LPN and the Nursing Process.

II. INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL PRACTICE.

5. Health Care Delivery Systems.
6. Safety.
7. Infection Control and Asepsis.
8. Admission, Transfer, and Discharge.
9. Documentation.

III. PROMOTING PHYSIOLOGICAL HEALTH.

10. Introduction to the Body.
11. Health Assessment.
12. Skin Integrity and Wound Care.
13. Hygiene.
14. Vital Signs.
15. Pain, The Fifth Vital Sign.
16. Oxygenation.
17. Nutrition, Fluids and Electrolytes, and Acid-Base Balance.
18. Urinary Elimination.
19. Gastrointestinal Elimination.
20. Activity, Rest, and Sleep.
21. Medications.
22. Perioperative Nursing.
23. Client Teaching.

IV. PROMOTING PSYCHOSOCIAL HEALTH.

24. Life Span Development.
25. Client Communications.
26. Delivering Culturally Competent Care.
27. Sensory Perception.
28. Self-Concept.
29. Sexuality.
30. Stress and Coping.
31. Loss, Grieving and Death.

V. BECOMING A LICENSED NURSE.

32. Introduction to Leadership.
33. Preparing to Take the Licensure Exam.
34. Finding that First Job.

Appendix I. NANDA Listing.
Appendix II. Critical Pathway Sample.
Appendix III. Glossary.
Appendix IV. NCLEX-PN Answers Critical Thinking Discussion.
Bibliography.
Credit Listings.
Index.

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