Contemporary Practical Vocational Nursing

Author: Corrine R. Kurzen
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781609136925
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This text offers LPN/LVN students a basic introduction to the nursing profession, with an emphasis on lifeong learning and career planning. The author's strong belief in the importance of a career in nursing and the value of service to others is woven throughout this easy-to-understand text. The seventh edition of Contemporary Practical/Vocational Nursing incorporates a persistent emphasis on life-long learning and career planning. Practical/vocational nursing students must prepare themselves to work and live in a world where computers and technology pervade our lives and influence how we live and work. In this new world, the work of the practical nurse will continue to be one of direct service to others. Personal characteristics and qualities are as important as medical knowledge and nursing skills. The personal characteristics and qualities of nurses that contribute to quality nursing care are covered throughout the book.

Contemporary Practical Vocational Nursing

Author: Corrine R. Kurzen
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780781782692
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Now in its Sixth Edition, this text offers LPN/LVN students a basic introduction to the nursing profession. Unit 1, Getting Started, helps students adjust to the student nurse role, maintain a healthy personal life, communicate effectively, and recognize that NCLEX-PN® preparation begins the first day of class. Unit 2, Understanding Your Profession, summarizes the history of nursing and the roles and responsibilities of nurses. Unit 3, Preparing for Successful Practice, addresses ethical and legal issues and leadership and management skills. Unit 4, Moving Forward, discusses career planning and issues that confront nurses as they begin a career. Highlights of the Sixth Edition include additional leadership and management information, new case studies, enhanced NCLEX® information, material for non-traditional students, and interactive Assess Yourself boxes. Watch and Learn icons direct students to video clips on a companion Website.

Contemporary Practical vocational Nursing

Author: Corrine R. Kurzen
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781750424
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In full color for the first time, this text offers LPN/LVN students a basic introduction to the nursing profession. Unit 1, Getting Started, helps students adjust to the student nurse role, maintain a healthy personal life, communicate effectively, and recognize that NCLEX-PN preparation begins the first day of class. Unit 2, Understanding Your Profession, summarizes the history of nursing and the roles and responsibilities of nurses. Unit 3, Preparing for Successful Practice, addresses ethical and legal issues and leadership and management skills. Unit 4, Moving Forward, discusses career planning and issues that confront nurses as they begin a career.

Success in Practical Vocational Nursing

Author: Signe S. Hill
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455703354
Format: PDF
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Using an engaging, interactive, 1-2-3 approach, this text helps you develop problem-solving skills that will be useful throughout your nursing career. Active participation and application of critical thinking are utilized through questions, quizzes, and self-assessments to provide you with practical and efficient aids to learning. You will also discover learning strategies, tips on taking the NCLEX-PN®, guidance on the job search, and an in-depth discussion of supervision, delegation, assignment of tasks, and the distinctions among them. An LPN Threads Series title. UNIQUE! 1-2-3 approach in a clear, simple, engaging writing style instructs you in what you need to do and how to do it. UNIQUE! Learning Exercises challenge you to imagine, visualize, and think outside the box. UNIQUE! Leadership Activities provide exercises to practice and develop leadership skills and Leadership Hints provide helpful pointers to follow and remember when in various leadership situations. UNIQUE! Management Tools and Management Hints provide practical instructions, resources, and tips to use when in a management situation. UNIQUE! Offers time-management tips to help prioritize. Integrates wellness and personal care throughout the text, including information and coping skills for stress management and burnout, nutrition and exercise, the impaired nurse, and co-dependency. Includes separate chapters on "Ethics Apply to Nursing" and "Nursing and the Law" that address pertinent legal and ethical issues that directly and indirectly affect LPN/LVNs. Features information on Medicare and the many changes that affect health care, including health care settings, medication coverage, and the costs of managed care. Includes a separate chapter on learning strategies for the adult student and updated approaches for traditional and returning students. A separate chapter on critical thinking and many critical thinking exercises promotes the development of critical thinking and problem solving skills in both academic and personal situations. Includes updated State Boards of Nursing and Internet Resources Appendixes with the most up-to-date addresses for nursing boards and website addresses for nursing, medical, and health-related information as an all-in-one ready resource for you as you prepare to enter the work world. UNIQUE! Keep In Mind boxes located in each chapter introduce readers to the underlying theme in the chapter. UNIQUE! Evolve Student Resources includes 230 NCLEX Exam-Style Interactive Questions per chapter, with correct response and rationales for both correct and incorrect responses, to encourage self-study and review. UNIQUE! The "Learning During School, for the NCLEX-PN, and Beyond" chapter includes new content on the role of simulation in nursing education and etiquette for electronic device use, such as cell phones and iPods. UNIQUE! The "Personal Health Promotion" chapter helps you provide a positive role model for patients with new content on MyPyramid, the benefits of exercise, personal steps to help prevent hospital-acquired infections, burnout versus stress, and tips for personal safety. UNIQUE! Culture content has been expanded content addressing the growing needs of patient care for special populations and to help students develop cultural sensitivity. Includes the latest protocols from NAPNES regarding standards of practice and educational competencies that LPN/LVN nursing students need to know.

Contemporary Practical Vocational Nursing

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1467241466
Format: PDF
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Contemporary Practical/ Vocational Nursing. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Success in Practical Vocational Nursing

Author: Patricia Knecht
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 9780323356312
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Preceded by Success in practical/vocational nursing: from student to leader / Signe S. Hill, Helen Stephens Howlett. 7th ed. c2013.

Textbook of Basic Nursing

Author: Caroline Bunker Rosdahl
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781765213
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Now in its Ninth Edition, this comprehensive all-in-one textbook covers the basic LPN/LVN curriculum and all content areas of the NCLEX-PN®. Coverage includes anatomy and physiology, nursing process, growth and development, nursing skills, and pharmacology, as well as medical-surgical, maternal-neonatal, pediatric, and psychiatric-mental health nursing. The book is written in a student-friendly style and has an attractive full-color design, with numerous illustrations, tables, and boxes. Bound-in multimedia CD-ROMs include audio pronunciations, clinical simulations, videos, animations, and a simulated NCLEX-PN® exam. This edition's comprehensive ancillary package includes curriculum materials, PowerPoint slides, lesson plans, and a test generator of NCLEX-PN®-style questions.

Nutrition Essentials for Nursing Practice

Author: Susan G. Dudek
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781784549
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Sixth Edition of this nursing-focused nutrition text has been updated to reflect the latest evidence-based practice and nutrition recommendations and streamlined to emphasize what the nurse really needs to know. Maintaining its nursing process focus and emphasis on patient teaching, this edition includes new features to help readers integrate nutrition into nursing care. These new features include Nursing Process tables, Case Studies for every chapter, and NCLEX style study questions for every chapter. Web addresses at end of each chapter will draw students to the most up-to-date and reliable resources on the Web.

Outcomes and Competencies for Graduates of Practical Vocational Diploma Associate Degree Baccalaureate Master s Practice Doctorate and Research Doctorate Programs in Nursing

Author: National League for Nursing
Publisher: National League for Nursing Press
ISBN: 9781934758120
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Outcomes and Competencies for Graduates of Practical/Vocational, Diploma, Associate Degree, Baccalaureate, Master's. Practice Doctorate, and Research Doctorate Programs in Nursing, is a first-of-its-kind report by the NLN Education Competency Work Group, which collaborated over a two-year period to evaluate how best to prepare graduates of nursing programs across the academic spectrum to function in an evolving, dynamic health care environment. This document lays the foundation for ensuring that all United States nursing programs can expand and develop while maintaining the highest standards of quality and excellence. Nurse educators examined program outcomes and competencies across all types of programs -- rather than looking at each program type in isolation from others, as has been the case. Such a wide-ranging, inclusive approach serves to clarify concepts that cut across all program types while clarifying the unique focus of each program type in relation to each concept. The group from education and practice, therefore, reviewed existing literature, work previously completed by NLN advisory councils and task groups, and emerging national concerns and initiatives to formulate outcomes and competencies. They vetted these with the nursing education community and finalized a set of outcomes and competencies that address all program types. The result is a comprehensive document that is both contemporary and futuristic and fills a gap in the existing body of scholarly research. It helps nurse educators to build curricula, further the science of nursing education, and expore and refine teaching, learning and evaluation.