Fundamental Aspects of Legal Ethical and Professional Issues in Nursing 2nd Edition

Author: Sally Carvalho
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1856424464
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This popular title from the Fundamental Aspects of Nursing series has been revised and updated to reflect the advances in the field. Vital reading for all student nurses to help them develop an understanding of the myriad of dilemmas in professional practice and ensure they meet professional standards. This book will outline the implications and application of the relevant recent legislation that relates to nursing practice. Professionally, this book will look at the demands and requirements of nursing, as it moves to an all graduate profession, and the subsequent legal and ethical implications. It will also be helpful for qualified nurses as a refresher text & for those undertaking Overseas Nurses' Programmes. With the new Nursing and Midwifery Council's proposals, there is a greater emphasis on nurses' awareness and ability to use, and be assessed in, legal, ethical and professional issues in their clinical practice.

Fundamental Aspects of Palliative Care Nursing 2nd Edition

Author: Robert Becker
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1856424529
Format: PDF
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This new and expanded edition is aimed directly at the learning needs of student nurses and is unique in that context. Whilst there are many high quality books available for academic study in palliative care this is currently the only one that balances a strong educational focus for developing nursing practice with an understanding of the particular needs of student nurses. The text maintains a sensitive and supportive approach to the key themes of palliative care nursing, but contains important new material of a wide range of initiatives that are impacting on end of life care across the UK. It will provide the reader with a concise, easy to read and learning oriented text that will give advice and direction to the many challenges faced in this most important area of patient care. Each chapter examines a key component of care and new features include: Learning outcomes at the start of each chapter to guide the reader Clinical anecdotes to illustrate the reality and complexity of practice Extensive use of recognisable symbols to guide the reader and improve the usability of the text Competency assessment to help gauge knowledge and progress Reflective points to aid professional development Reflective activities to enable the student to reinforce learning from practice Links to appropriate clauses of the current 2008 NMC Code of Professional Conduct Quality internet resources relevant to chapter content Self assessment multiple choice tests at the end of each chapter to consolidate learning An extensive palliative care quiz covering the main topic areas of the book to test knowledge. This can be used as evidence with professional portfolios.

Staff Nurse Survival Guide

Author: John Fowler
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1856425010
Format: PDF, Docs
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This handy second edition uses the same easy to read question and answer format as the first, containing over 80 questions and answers from 19 different specialists. It is divided into five chapters and covers topics such as:- Dealing with complaints, Mental health, Clinical supervision, Dealing with aggression and bereavement, Central venous pressure monitoring, Mentoring a student

Fundamental Aspects of Infection Prevention and Control

Author: Vinice Thomas
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1856424456
Format: PDF
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This practical, handy text aims to provide essential information on the fundamentals of infection control and its management in a health care setting. This important subject area means that this text should be essential reading for all students, nurses and health care practitioners to ensure they understand the general principles of infection control and best practice guidelines for clinical care of patients. Content is designed to be clear, concise and highly practical. Case studies will be included to aid understanding. Each chapter includes a summary or bullet of key points. This book also outlines the role of the medical consultant, consultant nurse / specialist infection control nurse, hospital matron, ward link nurse, ward sister, staff nurse, trust management etcetera to give a strategic overview of the management and organisation needed in terms of roles, responsibilities etc in relation to infection control.

Becoming a Nurse

Author: Derek Sellman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317436296
Format: PDF
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The guidelines and skills required to become a nurse are always changing and it can be difficult to stay up-to-date with the current standards. This book has been specifically designed to address the main skills you need to meet NMC requirements. Becoming a Nurse will demystify what you need to know while preparing you to meet NMC standards and become a confident, practising professional. The book introduces the many subjects outside the biological which are none the less essential for both pre-registration and practising nurses. This new edition has been thoroughly updated throughout, and includes four new chapters on psychosocial concepts for nursing; sociological concepts for nursing; spiritual care; and preceptorship and transition. Like the previous edition the book also covers: Law, ethics and policy Management and leadership Communication, interpersonal skills and interprofessional working Evidence based practice Medicines management Public health and professional development Each chapter is packed full of case studies, discussion question and further readings to encourage critical thinking and reflection. It is an excellent resource to prepare you for your programme or to refresh your knowledge of NMC standards.

Professional Issues in Nursing

Author: Carol J. Huston
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451128339
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Using an approach that fosters critical thinking and values clarification, this textbook examines the full range of professional issues facing contemporary nursing. Coverage includes critical issues such as the nursing shortage, mandatory staffing ratios, violence in nursing, legal and ethical issues, plus the latest HIPAA regulations, career advancement and evaluations, and best practices for today and the future. This edition includes two NEW chapters: 1) a NEW chapter on developing effective leaders to meet 21st century healthcare challenges, and 2) a NEW chapter on the use of residencies for new graduate nurses as a transition to practice. In addition to these exciting additions, content has been updated throughout the book to reflect cutting-edge trends in healthcare including the impact of healthcare reform, and recommendations from the Institute of Medicine (IOM). This edition promises to be an integral tool to providing effective nursing care in an increasingly global, rapidly changing, technology driven world.

Ethics and Nursing Practice

Author: Ruth Chadwick
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137606231
Format: PDF, ePub
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In recent years, the negative findings of numerous high-profile reports have shaken the public's trust in health and social care services. Nurses, educators and policy-makers have been challenged to understand and agree on what needs to be done to prevent a continuation of the kind of unethical practices uncovered by these reports. Consequently, ethics is now an even more integral part of the professional nursing curriculum. This comprehensive and thought-provoking second edition of Ethics and Nursing Practice offers both an essential introduction to key aspects of nursing ethics, including the role of professional codes of conduct and challenges to be encountered in the 21st century, and an in-depth exploration of ethical issues in relation to specific patient groups, such as the unborn, those with mental health difficulties, and the dying. In addition, the book provides a stimulating discussion of ethics relating to public health issues, such as smoking and obesity, as well as the fundamental matter of ethics in nursing research. Illustrated by a wealth of case studies and written by authors from a range of academic and practice backgrounds, this fully updated new edition of Ethics and Nursing Practice is a must-read for students and practitioners alike.

Nursing Ethics and Professional Responsibility in Advanced Practice

Author: Pamela J. Grace
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284107337
Format: PDF, Docs
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Nursing Ethics And Professional Responsibility In Advanced Practice, Third Edition Focuses On The Historical Background, Knowledge And Leadership Skills Necessary To Improve The Quality Of Health For Both Individuals And Society. The Text Takes A Comprehensive Approach In Addressing Contemporary Health Issues Faced By Healthcare Professionals Across A Variety Of Settings. The Third Edition Has Been Updated To Reflect Changes In The Healthcare Landscape And To Explore How This Impacts And Expands The Role Of The Advance Practice Nurse. New To The Third Edition: Exploration Of The Role Of Inter-Professional Ethics Expanded Content On Social Justice Including Advocacy For Vulnerable Populations And Global Issues Additional Content On Gerontologic Issues New Content On Men’S Health Issues And Substance Abuse Focus On Perioperative And CRNA Issues

Legal Ethical and Political Issues in Nursing

Author: Tonia Dandry Aiken, RN, BSN, JD
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780803605725
Format: PDF
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-- New chapter on quality assurance and risk management -- Summary added to end of each chapter -- More emphasis on ethical issues and the role of the nurse in the political process -- New information on the impaired colleague, the role of the advanced practice nurse, organ donation, advanced directives, medical disclosure panels, right-to-die cases, and disciplinary insurance -- Expanded information on the use and supervision of unlicensed assistive personnel, case management, documentation, common documentation errors, and documenting using critical paths -- Case examples of ethical dilemmas from different areas of nursing, including pediatrics, geriatrics, home health, and living will/DNR