Foundations of Nursing: Enrolled Nurses (2nd Edition)

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Designed for the Diploma of Nursing, Foundations of Nursing, Enrolled Nurses, Australia and New Zealand edition is mapped to the HLT54115 training package competencies, and aligns to the revised Standards for Practice for the Enrolled Nurse.

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Designed for the Diploma of Nursing, Foundations of Nursing, Enrolled Nurses, Australia and New Zealand edition is mapped to the HLT54115 training package competencies, and aligns to the revised Standards for Practice for the Enrolled Nurse.

Written to equip the enrolled nurse with current knowledge, and basic problem-solving and critical-thinking skills to successfully meet the demanding challenges of today’s health care, the text clearly explains concepts and definitions, and scaffolds knowledge. The student-friendly text provides a clear and fresh approach to the study of nursing; it is straightforward and heavily illustrated with colour photos of procedures.


Key Features:

  • The new edition is strongly aligned to the training package, and Standards for Practice 2016.
  • New chapters address mandatory core units such as Research and Wound Management, as well as electives including Maternal and infant health care, Care for a person with diabetes, and Care for a person with mental health conditions
  • New feature - Clinical Skills box at the start of relevant chapters
  • Unique to Gray & Ferris: A mapping grid available on the instructors companion website, and Search Me! Nursing - an online research library customised to this subject, helping you to keep your teaching current with the latest research perfectly matched to your textbook

Contents:

PART 1 FOUNDATIONS

  • Student nurse skills for success
  • Research in nursing
  • Holistic care
  • Nursing history, education and organisations
  • Legal and ethical responsibilities

PART 2 THE HEALTH CARE ENVIRONMENT

  • The health care delivery system
  • Arenas of care

PART 3 COMMUNICATION

  • Communication
  • Client education
  • Nursing process/documentation/informatics

PART 4 DEVELOPMENTAL AND PSYCHOSOCIAL CONCERNS

  • Life span development
  • Promoting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • Cultural considerations
  • End-of-life care

PART 5 HEALTH PROMOTION

  • Wellness concepts
  • Self-concept
  • Stress, adaptation and anxiety
  • Rest and sleep
  • Complementary/alternative therapies
  • Safety and hygiene
  • Basic nutrition
  • Diabetes
  • Chronic health conditions
  • Caring for clients with mental health conditions
  • Maternal and newborn care

PART 6 INFECTION CONTROL

  • Infection control/asepsis
  • Wound care
  • Fluid, electrolyte and acid–base balance
  • Medication administration and IV therapy
  • Assessment
  • Pain management
  • Diagnostic tests

Appendix A: List of essential clinical skills

Appendix B: Standards for Practice 2016

Appendix C: National Immunisation Schedule

Appendix D: Abbreviations, Acronyms, Symbols and Standard Precautions

ISBN 9780170406994
Publisher Nelson
Product Type Student Books,
Year Level VET,

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