Students and new RNs must master the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that promote desired outcomes. Clinical Coach for Nursing Excellence is designed to accelerate this mastery in students, reinforce it in new graduates, and offer teaching strategies in a cohesive format. Immersion in this critical content will propel students to stand out in senior practicum or capstone courses, to pass the NCLEX-RN with confidence, and to flourish in their first two years of RN practice.
This book takes the view that research is essentially a simple activity, the principles of which can be readily understood by students new to the subject. Each chapter guides the reader to uncover the 'mysteries' of research, exposing each aspect in turn, while demonstrating how research in healthcare is a practical activity, orientated directly to patient care.
A comprehensive introductory textbook for the first course in nursing, Fundamentals of Nursing presents basic professional concepts, clinical concepts and clinical skills with step-by-step illustrated procedures. It's all that and much, much more. A summary view of virtually every aspect of clinical nursing--and there are a lot of aspects to clinical nursing.
Introduction to nursing research in an evidence-based practice environment. Covers all aspects of contemporary nursing research. (Click on title above for more coverage details enumerated in the USF catalog.)
What is nursing? What do nurses do? How do you define it? The 3rd Edition of this AJN Book-of-the-Year Award-Winner helps you answer those questions with a unique approach to the scientific basis of nursing knowledge. Using conceptual models, grand theories, and middle-range theories as guidelines you will learn about the current state and future of nurse educators, nurse researchers, nurse administrators, and practicing nurses. A bonus CD-ROM in every book features conceptual model- and theory-based practice applications, practice tools, research applications, and research instruments, as well as a complete bibliography and lists of additional resources to help you study.
An Outstanding Reference Covering the Legal and Ethical Issues Important to the Nursing Profession!Essentials of Nursing Law and Ethics is an authoritative resource designed to meet the needs of both nursing students and practicing nurses. This reference is a compilation of brief chapters covering such diverse legal and ethical topics as documentation, patient teaching, and confidentiality to the more complex areas of end of life and advanced directives. In addition, this text includes those issues pertinent to nurses's everyday practice including refusing patient assignment, sexual harrassment in the workplace, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. An outstanding reference, this text focuses on the most important legal and ethical issues of the nursing profession.Instructors Resources include a test bank with answers and rationales.