Success in Practical Vocational Nursing E Book

Author: Signe S. Hill
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323293344
Format: PDF, Docs
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Part of the LPN Threads series, Success in Practical/Vocational Nursing: From Student to Leader, 7th Edition helps you develop the practical knowledge and problem-solving skills you need for a successful career as an LPN/LVN. This edition features up-to-date content that is logically organized with concepts that build on each other as you progress through the material. 1-2-3-approach walks you through the steps of what you need to do and how to do it. A separate chapter on critical thinking and plentiful critical thinking exercises encourage you to apply your knowledge to solve problems in both academic and personal situations. Coverage of Medicare helps you understand the costs of managed care, especially in long-term settings for older adults, and how it affects LPN/LVN practice and patients. Keep In Mind boxes prompt you to consider the underlying theme as you read the chapter. New Research and Evidence Based Practice chapter addresses topics commonly encountered in LPN/LVN practice. New technology content helps you understand the role of simulation in nursing education and the proper etiquette for using electronic devices. Content reflects the concepts contained in the most current NCLEX-PN test plan. Professional Pointers throughout the text offer valuable advice on expectations in the professional arena during and after nursing school. Revised chapter on Health Care Systems reflects the implementation of dramatic changes. Updated nutrition and dietary information includes new MyPlate information. The latest protocols from the NAPNES, including student confidentiality, keeps you updated on your national association's practice standards. Revised, updated, and expanded culture content allows you to provide culturally sensitive care.

Success in Practical Vocational Nursing

Author: Patricia Knecht
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323396038
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A market-leading must-have and part of the LPN Threads series, Success in Practical/Vocational Nursing, From Student to Leader, 8th Edition provides you with everything you need to succeed in both nursing school and in a career in LPN/LVN nursing. With a strong emphasis on leadership, this clear, comprehensive new edition discusses the higher-level roles and responsibilities of an LPN/LVN leader, the skills necessary to become a successful LPN/LVN, and the future of the field. It is filled with opportunities for you to test your understanding as you read, as well as practice NCLEX review questions at the end of each chapter to prepare you for the NCLEX-PN® Examination. Collaborative Care boxes highlight challenges that occur in emerging community and continuing care workforce settings, and give you examples of leadership and management opportunities for LPN/LVNs in any health care setting you may find yourself. Critical Thinking boxes include activities that could be used in a flipped classroom experience, and provide you with critical thinking and problem solving opportunities throughout the chapter to enhance your understanding. Try This boxes provide students and instructors with clinical simulations or activities related to topics discussed in the text that can be utilized in simulation or role-play scenarios in class. Professional Pointers boxes give advice on nursing best practices in the professional arena during and after nursing school. Get Ready for the NCLEX® Examination! section at the end of the text contains key points, additional learning activities, and review questions for the NCLEX® Examination (including alternate format items in every chapter). Presents tips on taking the NCLEX-PN examination and information on applications, interviews, and the job search, including electronic resumes. Full-color design, cover, photos, and illustrations make this text visually appealing, pedagogically useful and easy to read. Numbered objectives open each chapter and provide a framework for content. Key points at the end of each chapter summarize chapter highlights and serve as an excellent review tool. Key terms with phonetic pronunciations are at the beginning of each chapter and in full color at first mention in the text, and assist you in improving and supplementing your terminology and language skills before you enter clinical practice. References and Suggested Readings lists are arranged by chapter at the end of the book to provide you with resources for further understanding of text concepts. NEW! Community Resources chapter covers tools and resources that you can find within your community to help you with learning, personal, and family needs that could interfere with success in school. NEW! Work Force Trends chapter discusses the most current issues, challenges, and concerns with the LPN/LVN workforce. NEW! Storytelling narratives at the beginning of each chapter use true stories to enhance learning and demonstrate the relevancy of key topics.

Wie versteckt man einen L wen

Author: Helen Stephens
Publisher:
ISBN: 9783715206394
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Als Paula den Löwen im Vorgarten entdeckt, schliesst sie ihn gleich ins Herz. Die Leute haben ihn aus der Stadt gejagt, deshalb verkriecht er sich in Paulas Spielhaus. Doch Mama glaubt nicht, dass es nette Löwen gibt. Was jetzt? Nur wenn niemand schaut, darf der Löwe zum Spielen hervorkommen. Und heimlich liest Paula ihm seine Lieblingsgeschichte vor (das Bilderbuch vom Glücklichen Löwen natürlich). Aber einen so grossen, zottigen Freund zu verbergen, ist nicht einfach. Und eines Tages entdeckt die Mutter das Tier! Wieder muss der Löwe flüchten. Doch zum Glück kann er bald darauf beweisen, wie gut er es meint.(Verlagstext).

Issues and Trends in Nursing

Author: Gayle Roux
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284104893
Format: PDF, Docs
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Preceded by Issues and trends in nursing: essential knowledge for today and tomorrow / edited by Gayle Roux, Judith A. Halstead. 2009.

Saunders Q A Review for the NCLEX PN Examination E Book

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455710733
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Based on student feedback, Saunders Q&A Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination is organized to address specific Client Needs and Integrated Processes to mirror the NCLEX-PN test plan. This review follows Silvestri Comprehensive Review as the natural next step for students in the Silvestri suite of products. It contains 3,200 practice questions—including Alternate Item Format—that include comprehensive rationales for both correct and incorrect options, test-taking strategies, and a textbook page reference for further explanation. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content may not be included. Remediation tied directly back to your Elsevier textbooks provides resources for further study. Content is organized according to Client Needs, providing an organized review for exam preparation and end-of-course or exit standardized exams. Practice questions, answers, and detailed rationales all appear on the same page, giving you immediate feedback on your responses. Detailed test-taking strategies for each question give you clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option. Rationales are provided for both correct and incorrect options. Provides computerized testing practice in study, quiz, or exam modes, to allow you to choose from 21 different content categories and focus your study sessions. Each question is categorized by level of cognitive ability, Client Needs area, integrated process, and clinical content area to allow you multiple study and exam selections. Contains chapters on academic and nonacademic NCLEX-PN preparation, advice from a recent nursing graduate, and test-taking strategies that help you understand complicated exam questions. Comprehensive exam consists of 85 questions related to all content areas in the book and representative of the percentages identified in the NCLEX-PN test plan.

Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX PN Examination

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437709052
Format: PDF, Docs
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This truly unique, bestselling review and preparation resource offers the perfect combination of core content review, practice questions with comprehensive rationales, and detailed test-taking strategies and tips. Throughout the book, you’ll find Linda Silvestri’s hallmark Pyramid to Success learning features, which highlight key information, and more than 1,000 high-quality review questions that mirror the latest NCLEX-PN® test plan. The companion CD contains all of the questions from the book, plus over 2,600 additional practice questions in a flexible electronic format that allows you to customize your study experience and focus on those areas you need to review the most. Twelve pharmacology chapters, a medication and intravenous calculation chapter, and a pediatric medication administration chapter prepare you for the increase in pharmacology questions on the exam. 3,700 practice questions in the text and companion CD provide ample testing practice in both print and electronic format. Covers all types of alternate item format questions, including prioritizing, decision-making, and critical thinking to help you prepare for this crucial component of the exam. UNIQUE! The companion CD offers 3,700 practice questions that you can answer in both a study mode and an exam mode, as well as the option to answer only alternate item format questions or focus on questions in a specific area of nursing content, client needs, nursing process, or cognitive level. UNIQUE! Linda Silvestri’s hallmark test-taking strategies for each question offer important clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option. UNIQUE! Page references to Mosby or Saunders textbooks provide specific resources for further study and self-remediation. Each question is categorized by cognitive level, client needs area, integrated process, and clinical content area to allow you to focus on your area of weakness. Pyramid Terms at the beginning of each chapter give you a quick preview of key content. Pyramid Points throughout the content outlines highlight content that typically appears on the exam. Pyramid to Success sections at the beginning of each chapter or major unit of the book provide an overview of the chapter, guidance and direction regarding the focus of review in each content area, and its relative importance to the most recent NCLEX-PN® text plan. A comprehensive exam in the text features 85 questions related to all content areas and parallels the percentages identified in the NCLEX-PN® test plan. Completely updated content reflects the April 2008 NCLEX-PN® test plan, so you can be sure you’re using the most current information to prepare for the exam. A user-friendly, 2-color design helps you focus your studying on the most important information. Additional illustrations visually demonstrate key concepts to help improve your retention and recall for the exam. Audio questions on heart and lung sounds familiarize you with this anticipated new type of alternate item format question.

Success in Practical vocational Nursing

Author: Signe S. Hill
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The new edition of this exciting text has been revised and updated to equip today's students for a career as an LPN/LVN. SUCCESS IN PRACTICAL/VOCATIONAL NURSING offers an interactive approach, teaching students not only what to do, but how to do it. This 1-2-3 approach, combined with an increased emphasis on leadership and management, ensures that this text will continue to be an essential tool that teaches students skills they'll need throughout their careers! SUCCESS IN PRACTICAL/VOCATIONAL NURSING encourages critical thinking and active problem solving. It presents learning strategies for adult students, as well as approaches for traditional and returning students and offers tips on taking the NCLEX-PN and searching for a job.

Fundamental Nursing Care

Author: Roberta Pavy Ramont
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Kindle
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For courses in Fundamentals of Nursing LPN/LVN. Part of the Prentice Hall LPN/LVN-specific series. 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.

Fundamental Concepts and Skills for Nursing

Author: Susan C. DeWit
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 9780721603117
Format: PDF
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Now part of the popular LPN Threads series, the second edition of this market-leading text provides all the essential information that the LPN/LVN nurse needs to practice in an expanded number of care settings, including the traditional hospital setting, the clinic, physician's office, long-term care facility, and the home. Heavily illustrated, the text's primary themes addressed include health promotion, communication and patient teaching, critical thinking, and cultural sensitivity in providing nursing care. Over 465 full-color photographs and illustrations. More than 75 skills that follow the nursing process are clearly presented in an action/rationale format. Steps - a more concise versions of skills - are all in action/rationale format. Overview of Structure and Function presents basic anatomy and physiology, including a section on aging. Application of the Nursing Process includes nursing care plans to reinforce application. Elder Care Points highlight changes that occur with aging and how they affect nursing care. Home Care boxes highlight the necessary adaptations of nursing skills and techniques for the patient in the home care setting. Patient Teaching boxes include guidelines to prevent illness, promote health, and develop self-care strategies. Critical Thinking Activities help students develop problem-solving skills. Theory Objectives and Clinical Practice Objectives in each chapter highlight the most important goals. Think Critically About boxes encourage students to synthesize information and apply concepts. Communication Cues present examples of nurse-patient dialogues and instructive therapeutic communication techniques. Full-color LPN Threads design and content - with objectives, key terms, care plans with critical thinking activities, key points, study questions, and more. NCLEX-PN® Examination Test Plan Comparison matches up text content with the test plan. Complementary and Alternative Therapies chapter covers herbal and other nontraditional therapies used in patient care. Delegation, Leadership, and Management chapter discusses the role of the LPN/LVN in a changing health care environment. Health Promotion Points boxes highlight wellness and disease prevention. Concept Maps help students visualize abstract processes by depicting relationships among a disorder's multiple symptoms, treatments, and side effects. Critical Thinking Questions at the end of nursing care plans allow students to develop problem-solving skills based on the care plan scenario. Includes the latest CDC hand hygiene guidelines and alcohol hand rub information, NHLB blood pressure guidelines, CPR guidelines, and information on pathogens such as "prions." Includes patient safety goals in medication administration from Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Appendix on Spanish/English health care phrases. NIC/NOC language for outcomes and interventions added to nursing process unit. Accompanying student CD-ROM includes open-book quizzes, audio glossary, animations, audio clips, video clips, an English-Spanish glossary, and more.