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A Handbook for Student Nurses, 201819 edition (ePub eBook)

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A HANDBOOK FOR STUDENT NURSES, 201819 EDITION (EPUB EBOOK)

EBOOK by Benbow, Wendy/Jordan, Gill;
ISBN
9781908625588
IMPRINT
LANTERN PUBLISHING
 
 
EDITION
PUBLISHER
NBN INTERNATIONAL
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FORMAT
EBOOK
PAGES
262 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
8 AUG 2018

DESCRIPTION

A Handbook for Student Nurses provides anintroduction to the essential background knowledge that pre-registrationnursing students need as a foundation for their training. It covers the core offirst year nursing studies: * Legal and professional issues* Communication* Values and health care ethics* Reflection and personal development* Evidence-based practice* Study skills* Medicine, IV fluid and drug administrationCase studies and examples, activities and reflection pointsall aid learning, while references to legislation, key documents and reports,and website links to relevant organisations provide easy access to coreinformation.A Handbook for Student Nurses is widelyrecommended in institutions across the UK and is essential reading for newstudents. This 2018-19 edition incorporates the latest developments in thehealth service, and references have also been comprehensively updated.WHAT STUDENTS AND LECTURERS THINK ABOUT THIS BOOK: "...an invaluable resource and a daily accompaniment forlectures...I take it into my second year with the knowledge that I have a greatreference book I can reflect on throughout my years of training.""I found this to be an excellent resource and I feelstudents new to the profession would find it extremely useful.... The book iswell-organised, highly readable and accessible.""An excellent introductory text for student nurses, writtenin a clear and illuminative style.""[An] excellent textbook that provides up-to-date andrelevant information for pre- and post-registration nursing students.""This is an excellent book, full of relevant information forstudent nurses."

CONTENTS

1 Nurse education and mentorship 2 Communication 3 Legal and professional issues 4 Values and healthcare ethics 5 The UK as a culturally diverse society 6 Quality assurance 7 Evidence-based practice 8 Interprofessional practice and changing roles in nursing 9 Reflection and professional development 10 Study skills and information technology 11 Medicine, IV fluid and blood administration