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This pithy reference guide for nurses in the preceptor role is brimming with information about how to successfully educate, protect, socialize, and evaluate nurses transitioning into a new environment.

Author: Maggie Ciocco, MS, RN, BC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826125231

Category: Medical

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Dedicated and competent nurse preceptors are vital to the success of health care organizations and to the retention of nurses in the profession. Yet clinical teaching and supervision is a skill that must be developed; a knowledgeable and experienced practitioner does not automatically become a successful nurse preceptor. This pithy reference guide for nurses in the preceptor role is brimming with information about how to successfully educate, protect, socialize, and evaluate nurses transitioning into a new environment. In an easy-access, bulleted format, this resource helps preceptors to establish clinical objectives, execute evaluation and feedback techniques, identify role responsibilities, develop positive communication skills, and develop effective teaching/learning strategies. The guide addresses the qualities of a good preceptor, communication and delegation skills, and the importance of evidence-based practice for the preceptor role. It discusses how to prepare new nurses for the reality shock of entering a new arena, and how to recognize and help the preceptee who is struggling. Nurse preceptors will gain insight into how to assist preceptees in organizing their clinical day and prioritizing their responsibilities. From suggestions in conflict resolution and bullying to aids in developing critical thinking skills to advice on completing relevant documentation, this guide helps new nurse preceptors to provide a well-orchestrated orientation that will ensure a positive experience for novice nurses and the subsequent delivery of quality, patient-centered care. Sample competency forms and clinical tools add to the bookís utility, as well. Key Features: Delivers vital information on all aspects of successful nurse preceptorship in a concise, easy-access format Includes evidence-based content throughout Provides guidance on identifying and developing successful nurse preceptors Addresses organization, prioritization, delegation, effective communication, conflict resolution, and the development of critical thinking skills Offers key information on competency assessment and evaluations A special ìPreceptorís Problem Solverî chapter addresses clinical issues unique to the nurse preceptorís role

"This book is a great resource for these seasoned nurses as well, with its comprehensive review of basics like shift organization, prioritization, communication, delegation, and conflict resolution.

Author: Maggie Ciocco, MS RN BC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 082613601X

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"This book is a great resource for these seasoned nurses as well, with its comprehensive review of basics like shift organization, prioritization, communication, delegation, and conflict resolution. It also covers the dreaded reality shock that new nurses will face after the honeymoon phase, how to recognize those who are struggling, how to encourage critical thinking, and how to prepare for the future when the preceptorship is over. Throughout the book, Ms. Ciocco gives great examples of problem-solving dos and don'ts, checklists, and forms"--
2020-09-28 By Maggie Ciocco, MS RN BC

This quick-access guide for novice nurse preceptors walks through, step-by-step, how to successfully orient new nurses to the hospital environment.

Author: Maggie Ciocco, MS, RN, BC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826136121

Category: Medical

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This quick-access guide for novice nurse preceptors walks through, step-by-step, how to successfully orient new nurses to the hospital environment. Preceptors are key to staff retention, job satisfaction, improved quality of care, patient safety and transition to practice. For the busy novice nurse preceptor who believes they do not have the time or preparation to be a nurse preceptor, Fast Facts for the Nurse Preceptor, Second Edition explains all the requisites for demonstrating, guiding, and mentoring new nurses through the process of delivering safe, evidence-based, patient-centered care. The second edition builds upon the foundation of the first to address more complicated challenges preceptors face. While reviewing the basics like shift organization, prioritization, communication, delegation, and conflict resolution, this orientation guide delineates the essential qualities of a competent preceptor and their primary responsibilities. It discusses the knowledge and skills a successful preceptor must impart to new nurses while acclimating to a variety of teaching and learning styles. Chapters discuss how to recognize the warning signs of a struggling preceptee, work through a preceptee’s “transition shock,” and help new nurses to develop critical thinking skills. Abundant case studies highlight common and challenging precepting situations. New to the Second Edition: Updated with FIVE completely new chapters: Selection, Education, and Retention of the Preceptor Preceptee Learning and Preceptor Teaching Styles The Challenging Student Precepting the Accelerated BSN and Advanced Practice Nurse (APRN) The Unsafe Preceptee and How to Avoid “Failure to Fail” Key Features: Helps preceptors to serve as excellent role models, mentors, and teachers for new nurses Offers quick-access, step-by-stop guidance with short paragraphs and bulleted information Uses case studies to highlight both common and challenging precepting scenarios Includes evidence-based content throughout Contains competency assessment and evaluation forms

In an easy-access, bulleted format, this resource helps preceptors establish clinical objectives, execute evaluation and feedback techniques, identify role responsibilities, develop positive communication skills, and develop effective ...

Author: Margaret Curry Ciocco

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In an easy-access, bulleted format, this resource helps preceptors establish clinical objectives, execute evaluation and feedback techniques, identify role responsibilities, develop positive communication skills, and develop effective teaching/learning strategies.

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Author: Jeffrey S. Jones, DNP, RN, PMHCNS-BC, CST, LNC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826139887

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“[A] unique addition to the sparse literature on learning to become a nurse psychotherapist.... focuses not only on psychotherapeutic techniques, but also the work a nurse must be willing to do to become a skilled and helpful therapist.... a valuable resource for both psychiatric nursing graduate students and the practicing nurse psychotherapist.” —Angie S. Chesser, PhD, RN, APRN, CNS “Human beings are hot-wired biologically for relationship-building, and as such, it is the nurse–patient relationship that becomes central to healing.... This much-needed book gives voice to the very real perils of abandoning patients to pills. It is a clarion call to return to our roots and our strengths.” —Patrice Rancour, MS, RN Fast Facts for the Nurse Psychotherapist is the first book to guide the novice and experienced psychiatric APRN on the process of truly becoming a psychotherapist. It is grounded in the concept of self-reflection as a foundation for successful psychotherapeutic practice and addresses a variety of strategies and styles that foster positive outcomes; the use of dreams and other conscious/unconscious techniques; the clinical supervision process; and how to continually grow as an individual and therapist. This resource includes a variety of tools to promote self-reflection and provides practical considerations for the work environment, billing and other administrative responsibilities, and political concerns. Abundant case examples allow the reader to “sit in” on therapy sessions. The book also offers an overview of the history of the psychiatric nurse as therapist and the seminal work of Hildegard Peplau. Written in an approachable and conversational style, this unique resource will prepare nurse psychotherapists to become mindfully ready to help their clients to the fullest. Key Features: Highlights the importance of self-reflection and delivers helpful tools to promote it Provides strategies and styles for effective therapeutic practice Allows the reader to “sit in” on therapy sessions with vivid case examples Provides a foundation for independent professional and personal growth Written in an approachable, conversational style

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Author: Deborah Dolan Hunt, PhD, RN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826131393

Category: Medical

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Captures the essence of pivotal events and individuals in nursing history Replete with concise and easy-to-read information, this resource captures the essence of pivotal events and individuals in nursing history who have driven the evolution of the nursing role from that of a "handmaiden" to a key health professional. It distills important historical information--often neglected in today's nursing programs--that fosters an understanding and appreciation of the issues that inform nursing practice today. Content is presented in an easy-access format consisting of short summaries and "Fast Facts in a Nutshell" that identify key points throughout each chapter. An introductory chapter featuring an interview with a prominent nursing historian adds breadth and color to this review of nursing through the ages. Incorporating a global perspective, each chapter highlights significant events during a particular era as they affected the status of the nursing profession and the nursing role. Beginning with the pre-Nightingale period, the book addresses the role of the nurse before the advent of formal training programs. It continues with the contributions of Florence Nightingale, the early 1900s, and new developments in nursing, including public health nursing and the impact of both world wars. The bulk of the book comprises an in-depth account of the tremendous growth and professional development in nursing during the past 100 years, addressing nursing theories and leaders, education, research, professional organizations, and the future of nursing. Key Features: Provides important historical content often neglected in today’s nursing programs Delivers concise, easy-to-read information about important events and influential nursing luminaries Describes how nurses have influenced health and wellness across the life spanHighlights key points with "Fast Facts in a Nutshell" boxes Includes an interview with the president of the American Association for the History of Nursing, a chapter on the relevance of nursing history by a noted nurse historian, and a chapter on influential nurses in our history by a noted nursing leader and educator

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Author: Nadine M. Aktan, PhD, RN, FNP-BC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826148735

Category: Medical

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Note to Readers: Publisher does not guarantee quality or access to any included digital components if book is purchased through a third-party seller. The first book to provide an insider view of the latest advances and trends in the full range of clinical subspecialty areas. Fast Facts for Nurse Practitioners: Practice Essentials for Clinical Subspecialties takes the busy advanced practice provider or student on a journey through the clinical subspecialties. The author, a highly experienced nurse practitioner, has immersed herself in each of these clinical areas and interviewed medical specialists to identify the latest advances, trends, and tips to more confidently and competently assess, diagnose, manage, and refer patients across the life span. Hot topics in allergy and immunology, cardiology, dermatology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, hematology/oncology, infectious disease, nephrology, neurology, obstetrics, ophthalmology, orthopedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychiatry, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology are addressed. Each chapter provides information on common chief complaints, pathophysiology, diagnostic considerations, and key points for management or referral. This concise reference provides evidence-based strategies to manage ever-changing patient needs in an easy-to-digest format. Key Features: Serves the needs of advanced practice providers and students Offers the latest advances and trends for all clinical subspecialty areas in one concise, quick-reference resource Provides evidence-based guidelines to support the principles of assessment, differential diagnosis, management, and referral Highlights only the most relevant and timely information, allowing readers to save time, stay current, and improve patient outcomes

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Author: Valerie Aarne Grossman, MALS, BSN, RN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826139320

Category: Medical

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“Ms. Grossman knows and understands what radiology nurses want and need to know to provide the best patient care and to be a member of a productive team.” -Kathleen A. Gross, MSN, RN-BC, CRN From the Foreword The second edition of this pocket-sized resource for radiology nurses continues to demystify complex procedures by providing concise yet comprehensive information on the basics of radiology. As the complexity of healthcare grows, so too does imaging ability. Different modalities, technologies, and skills levels must all work in harmony to provide precision images. Radiology nurses must be proactive, patient-focused, and able to work with a diverse team of individuals to care for the widest range of patients. Describing essential procedures and protocols in quick access style, Fast Facts for the Radiology Nurse, Second Edition covers over 50 different Interventional Radiology procedures. Woven throughout is an emphasis on interprofessional care and effective communication along with guidance on forming and maintaining a high-performing team. Abundant Clinical Pearls disseminate the hard-earned wisdom of expert radiology nurses. Extensively updated with the most current guidelines and protocols, the second edition presents four completely new chapters on Legal Issues Affecting Radiology, Strategies for Working with Difficult People, Safety and Quality in the Radiology Setting, and Emergency Management and Catastrophe Response. New to the Second Edition: Updated with the most current guidelines and protocols New chapter: Legal Issues Affecting Radiology New chapter: Strategies for Working with Difficult People New chapter: Safety and Quality in the Radiology Setting New chapter: Emergency Management and Catastrophe Response Updated information on sedation and analgesia in easy-to-read tables Key Features: Serves as an accessible, easy-to-use reference for practicing radiology nurses and orientees Highlights essential protocols and procedures with bullets and short paragraphs Provides abundant “Fast Facts” boxes displaying key information Discusses strategies for providing safe care Includes clinical pearls from radiology experts Addresses patient care in all radiology domains and with specific patient populations Covers vascular access issues and emergency situations

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Author: Patricia Moyle Wright, PhD, CRNP, ACNS-BC, CHPN, CNE

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826164643

Category: Medical

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Provides comprehensive, current information for addressing the physical, psychological, and spiritual needs of hospice patients and their families Substantially updated and expanded, the second edition of this quick-access reference for hospice nurses continues to deliver the most current information on the clinical and administrative duties of the hospice nurse. It encompasses important regulatory changes and milestones, providing timely information on cultural issues, special communication considerations, and hospice care’s enduring growth. This resource provides new content on levels of care, assessment and symptom management, and occupational stress, burnout, and self-care. New treatment guidelines and algorithms are included, as are updates on quality measures, the reimbursement schedule, compliance initiatives, and electronic documentation with specific examples. An indispensable clinical resource, the book is a valuable reference for nurses who are seeking to specialize in hospice, those who work in long-term care settings, post-acute care settings, acute care setting, and those who are seeking to enhance their knowledge of end-of-life care within other specialties. New to the Second Edition: Includes new regulatory changes/milestones, such as The National Quality Forum New Priorities for Action 2019 Provides updated information about levels of care, particularly the Last 7 Days rule from Medicare Covers the use of cannabis, non-pharmacological pain management interventions, care of the dying patient, and post-mortem care New chapters are included on the hospice nurse's role as case manager, patient discharge, religious and cultural influences on end-of-life care, pain assessment and interventions, wound care, care of the dying patient, and post-mortem care. Key Features: Reflects key competencies for the hospice nurse as designated by the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association Delineates clinical and administrative responsibilities of the hospice nurse Simplifies complex information such as Medicare regulations and compliance Provides screening tools for depression, anxiety, and wound risk Includes the Palliative Performance Scale and the Karnofsky Performance Scale Serves as a concise study resource for certification

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Author: Michele R. Davidson, PhD, CNM, CFN, RN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826184917

Category: Medical

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Written for novice neonatal nurses and those new to the NICU, this concise, easy-to-use resource delivers all the essentials of daily practice for the care of neonates and their families. Families experience dramatic transformations as roles develop and change during the newborn period. Throughout it all, they rely on the nurse’s expertise, support, and encouragement to learn to care for their child and meet the newborn’s most basic needs. Fast Facts for the Neonatal Nurse, Second Edition begins with a streamlined yet comprehensive review of normal newborn characteristics. With this foundation, chapters walk through a variety of common and uncommon newborn physiological changes to enable the neonatal nurse to detect any possible complications that warrant additional assessment. This second edition provides more in-depth content on high-risk conditions to promote the safest, high-quality care to the entire neonatal patient population. Grounded in evidence-based practice, all chapters in this edition have been updated with the newest neonatal interventions and protocols. New to the Second Edition: Introduces a new “High Risk Care” section specific to the needs of neonates with conditions that may warrant high risk or NICU settings Contains THREE new chapters: Introduction to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Management of Common NICU Complications Neonatal Ethical Conflicts & Considerations Key Features: Provides essential information for new neonatal nurses in concise, consistent, easy-to-use format Contains crucial knowledge for comprehensive, holistic care for both low-risk and high-risk neonates and their families in all settings Presents only evidence-based practice recommendations Includes such features as Fast Facts Boxes and tables with easy-to-read lab values to reinforce information

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Author: Ruth A. Wittmann-Price, PhD, RN, CNS, CNE, CHSE, ANEF, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826136633

Category: Medical

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“Competency-based education…provides an avenue to promote institutional accountability, address employer concerns, and assist with student transfer of knowledge and skills.” -Mary Ellen Smith Glasgow, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN Dean and Professor Duquesne University The first book of its kind, this concise, step-by-step guide written for novice and experienced educators distills all the essentials every nursing instructor needs to know to implement a Competency-Based Education (CBE) curriculum, teach with competencies, and evaluate students’ mastery. Grounded in a learner-centered paradigm, CBE focuses on outcomes and skills rather than relying on time-based training. It facilitates in-depth learning that encompasses all three learning domains — cognitive, skills, and attitudes — guided by the individual pace of each student. Fast Facts about Competency-Based Education in Nursing addresses the theory and practical knowledge needed to teach using CBE. Beginning with how to create competencies that align with student learning outcomes, subsequent chapters show how to integrate them into a new or existing nursing curricula. Next, this quick reference shows how to evaluate and assess students using CBE. Finally, it presents how to implement a system of quality improvement to continuously ensure the competencies produce safe, skilled nurses. Brimming with useful tips based on the authors’ extensive experience and abundant practical examples, this is an incomparable reference for any educator seeking superior, more qualitative student assessment and outcomes. Key Features: Demonstrates in detail how to implement CBE and assess students using CBE Illustrates how to integrate CBE into curriculum using an organizing framework Shares expert teaching/learning tips through Evidence-Based Teaching Boxes Helps educators to develop teaching objectives and real-world application processes Describes specific competency-based education curricula Examines how different learning styles thrive in a CBE learning environment Offers separate chapters for using CBE with BSN, MSN, and DNP students

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Author: Thomas L. Christenbery, PhD, RN, CNE

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826152039

Category: Medical

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Note to Readers: Publisher does not guarantee quality or access to any included digital components if book is purchased through a third-party seller. Write an exceptional, impactful DNP project paper! This mentor-in-a-book will help nursing students develop a high-quality, well-organized DNP project paper by using the time-tested, proven IMRaD (Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion) format—the gold standard for scientific writing in health care. Far beyond the simple outlines and rubrics usually offered to DNP students, this book provides guidance on how to write a DNP Project that presents scholarly work in an effective way. Written in concise “Fast Facts” format characterized by bulleted information and short paragraphs, this book delivers clear, step-by-step guidance to create each section of the DNP paper. To provide a consistent example of a well-crafted paper, this guide follows a specific clinical topic throughout to clearly demonstrate the paper’s development. It also discusses the foundational knowledge needed prior to writing the paper and presents a step-by-step guide for aligning EBP and QI projects to each IMRaD component. This guide offers key insights into what faculty will expect for each content section and presents talking points for student/faculty discussions. Literature appraisal tables and synthesis tables are presented in the literature review section along with detailed rationale for optimal use. Key Features: Serves as the only DNP resource to embrace the time-tested IMRaD model Describes the necessary components of DNP Project presentation, including dissemination Delivers clear, step-by-step guidance to complete the DNP Project Book chapters progress through the development of a DNP paper Provides faculty tips so instructors can help students produce quality scholarly work

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Author: Meredith J Scannell, PhD, MSN, MPH, CNM, SANE

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826184870

Category: Medical

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This is the first book to provide practical and accessible guidance for frontline nurses in the delivery of effective, compassionate care to patients with STIs. With a focus on these infections as a growing global-health problem, this book helps facilitate early identification, treatment, and prevention, including counseling and behavioral interventions. This guide reviews common sexually transmitted diseases in depth, providing epidemiology, risk factors, signs and symptoms, long-term sequelae, disease transmission, diagnosis, and recommended treatment. It focuses on nursing-specific interventions that include understanding a sensitive and appropriate patient history, interpreting a holistic consideration of patient lifestyle, and linking population-specific patient education and counseling. Written in quick-access Fast Facts format with bulleted information and concise paragraphs, each disease-related chapter provides a lifespan-specific section on pregnant women, adolescents and older adult patients, and nursing considerations for setting specific patient approaches. Links to government websites, such as updated screening guidelines, are incorporated throughout. Key Features: Provides expert guidance from an accomplished forensic nurse/nurse midwife Addresses the most common STIs to facilitate accurate differential diagnosis and management li>Considers to needs of special populations to provide individualized, culturally sensitive care Offers evidence-based patient information, prevention, and counseling guidance to maximize positive public health outcomes

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Author: Dina Hewett, PhD, RN, CCRN, NEA-BC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826177216

Category: Medical

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This newly updated, quick-access guide for critical care nurses covers the most common admitting diagnoses and reviews their causes, signs and symptoms, and interventions. Critical care nursing requires astute assessment, adept communication, and the ability to multitask, as well as a high degree of adaptability. In the ICU, patient status and plan of care change constantly, presenting multifaceted problems for nurses and healthcare providers. This authoritative resource, with bulleted, bite-sized content, provides information to the busy ICU nurse in a heartbeat. Fast Facts for the Critical Care Nurse, Second Edition, has been updated with the most current evidence-based guidelines and standards. Now organized by body system, this reference presents the latest treatment modalities and provides quick access to lab values and hemodynamic parameters. Part I introduces the foundations of critical care. Part II progresses by body system to cover common procedures and interventions. Part III covers patient- and family-centered care, discussing palliative directives and organ donation. New to the Second Edition: Seven completely new chapters Chapter reorganization by body system Updated to include newest treatment modalities Speedy access to appendices with common lab values, hemodynamic parameters, IV medications, and EKG rhythm examples Key Features: Provides quick access to essential information needed on a daily basis Includes Fast Facts boxes to help guide the reader Authored by a respected nurse leader, educator, and AACN/Wharton Executive Leadership Fellow

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Author: Tyler Traister, DNP, RN-BC, NE-BC, CNE, OCN, CHPN, CTN-A, NPD-BC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826161567

Category: Medical

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Fills a crucial need in helping nurses to provide safe, culturally-competent care to LGBTQ+ patients This pivotal resource—the first written specifically for nurses—focuses on the unique health needs and inequities affecting LGBTQ+ patients and discusses how to provide them with safe, respectful, and holistic care. Written in an easy-access bulleted format with concise paragraphs, this book sets the stage by examining the background and history of the LGBTQ+ population and focusing on the health disparities that set them apart. It addresses the nursing implications and care of LGBTQ+ patients in all practice settings, highlighting transgender medical, surgical, and mental health. To help nurses create inclusive environments, chapters cover best practices and strategies for appropriate communication and define key terms nurses should know when obtaining patient history, performing an assessment, and delivering overall care. Fast Facts About LGBTQ+ Care delivers resources to help nurses create and sustain changes within their practice and beyond. A multitude of case studies demonstrate the importance of collecting gender identity in the electronic health record and span a variety of scenarios nurses are likely to encounter. Key Features: Fills a critical need in the nursing literature on providing safe and culturally competent care for LGBTQ+ patients Illuminates communication best practices and terminology to help nurses feel comfortable caring for LGBTQ+ patients Features "Fast Facts" boxes and abundant case studies that highlight essential information Covers developing and integrating LGBTQ+ content into nursing education Includes tips and guides to promote advocacy for the LBGTQ+ population

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Author: Tish Myers, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826195098

Category: Medical

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Simplifies the wound care process with clear, succinct information and the newest treatment protocols Freshly updated with the newest evidence-based techniques and protocols, this practical clinical resource distills the fundamentals of wound care for novice nurses and nurses new to wound care. This guide walks through the common, complex and atypical wounds nurses see and includes abundant full-color images. Chapters have been thoroughly revised and now contain critical updates in technological advances in wound care, dramatic changes in documentation and new Medicare and reimbursement guidelines. Fast Facts for Wound Care Nursing, Second Edition is an invaluable companion for the day-to-day care of wound patients, reinforcing knowledge needed in acute care, critical care, long-term care, homecare, operating room and outpatient settings. Written concisely in easy-to-access bulleted format with brief paragraphs, each chapter explains, step-by-step, the essential principles of wound care. Part I defines and describes the spectrum of wounds and the fundamentals of wound healing while Part II discusses how to assess, document and photograph wounds. Part III presents the newest treatments and protocols for wound care, and Part IV concludes with legal issues and regulations guiding safe and cost-effective wound care. New to the Second Edition: Updated with key technological advances and treatments in wound care including stem cell and ionized silver products Four new chapters! The Phases of Wound Healing and Types of Wound Closure Acute Wounds Pressure Injuries Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Covers new Medicare and reimbursement guidelines Addresses qualifications and certification for wound care and faculty accreditation Key Features: Written in succinct, easy-access format with bulleted information and brief paragraphs Includes “Fast Facts” to highlight key concepts for essential care Contains abundant information on wound care treatments and protocols to promote wound care accountability and clinical confidence Provides full color images of different types of wounds Helps nurses to provide optimal wound care cost-efficiently

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Author: Janice Loschiavo, MA, RN, NJ-CSN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826174154

Category: Medical

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Praise for the Second Edition: “[This resource] will direct school nurses to the answers for many questions and to wiser counsel when a dilemma seems unsolvable. It is authored by a school nurse of publicly acclaimed distinction who brings a lifetime of experience to these pages." --Lucille A. Joel, EdD, RN, FAAN, Professor, College of Nursing This time-tested reference provides quick access to information busy school nurses need to practice competently and efficiently. Written for both new and experienced school nurses, it delivers consistently organized information in bulleted format with concise paragraphs. The third edition has been substantially revised with expanded coverage of first aid, depression screening, and drug use. It includes completely new chapters on chronic diseases and parasitic diseases and new information on adolescent sexuality. Authored by a nurse with over 25 years of school nursing experience, the resource offers clear guidelines to a full range of daily tasks and nursing responsibilities. It provides clinical protocols for safe management of common childhood illnesses, accidents, and emergencies, along with legal and ethical considerations, documentation, and high-risk areas of school nursing practice. Also covered is the delivery of culturally appropriate care, screening tools, wellness strategies, individualized health care plans, childhood obesity, and a food allergy toolkit. The guide is also useful as a supplemental text for certification exam study. New to the Third Edition: New chapters on chronic diseases and parasitic diseases New information on adolescent sexuality including gender identity and transgender Expanded coverage of first aid including when to call 911 Depression screening, immigration laws, ethical dilemmas, and school shootings and gun control Drug use including medical marijuana, OTC drug use and abuse, opioid addiction and overdose treatment, and vaping “Resources” appendix highlighting organizations providing free health exams, scholarship supplies, sanitary supplies, and cold-weather clothing Sample individualized health care plan Key Features: Addresses the five content components included in the National Certification Examination for School Nurses Covers guidelines, management protocols, and care plans for childhood disorders, accidents, and emergency situations Prioritizes responsibilities with a handy month-by-month task calendar Provides quick reference for health office setup, recommended immunizations, national health observances, and body mass index graphs Presents a technology chapter with information on reporting, software, and confidentiality issues

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Author: Meredith J Scannell, PhD(c), MSN, MPH, CNM, SANE

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826138675

Category: Medical

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Helps nurses to enhance their forensic skills and apply them to their practice in all settings This is a succinct yet comprehensive guide to the rapidly expanding specialty of forensics nursing. Exploring the forensic nurse’s role in the gamut of patient care settings, the book is distinguished by its easy-to-read content comprised of bulleted lists, tables, and figures; short chapters; and convenient pocket size. This up-to-date, evidence-based resource addresses all facets of forensics nursing, including legal and ethical issues, conducting interviews, trauma-informed care, delivering expert testimony, documenting injuries, and collecting and preserving evidentiary substances for Medico-Legal purposes. The book encompasses the wide range of injury and assault cases requiring the collection of forensic evidence in preparation for a legal case. This includes different types of sexual assault and violence, child maltreatment, elder maltreatment, bullying, interpersonal violence, gunshot wounds, community violence, human trafficking, terrorist acts, and mass disasters. With supporting case scenarios, the book describes step-by-step how to collect evidence and the proper procedure for handing over evidence once it is collected. Also included are verbatim descriptions of actual experiences forensic nurses have had while testifying. Key Features: Delivers broad content related to forensic nursing in easy-access Fast Facts style Helps users to retrieve information at a moment’s notice with short chapters, bulleted lists, tables, and figures, all packaged in a portable, pocket size Examines the forensic nurse’s role in all patient care settings Explores the legalities and ethics surrounding provision of health care to and collecting evidence from patients injured due to criminal activity. Covers the range of injury and assault cases requiring the collection of forensic evidence in preparation for a legal case

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Author: Brenda McCulloch, MSN, RN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826134769

Category: Medical

Page: 199

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This quick-access resource delivers a practical orientation for the cath lab. For nurses with a background in cardiac care or intensive care, the cath lab is replete with new challenges and learning opportunities. It is an increasingly complex environment with increasingly challenging procedures. Most effectively run by an interdisciplinary team, all healthcare providers in the cath lab uphold different roles to contribute to patient care and achieve successful procedural outcomes. Fast Facts for the Cath Lab Nurse clearly presents the role of the nurse in the cath lab and how to assist with basic and advanced cath lab procedures. Written in a simple, easy-to-read format with streamlined, bulleted information, this orientation guide breaks down procedures and provides essential information for each step. Chapters cover interpreting pressure waveforms, understanding various calculations, identifying angiographic images, and more competently providing care to patients in the peri-procedural period. Key Features Provides tables, examples of common hemodynamic calculations, images of pressure waveforms and angiogram Begins each chapter with key learning objectives Provides a quick anatomy review Assists with Registered Cardiovascular invasive Specialist (RCIS) certification

Fast Facts About PTSD: A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals (Adams) Fast Facts for the NEW NURSE ... AND WORKPLACEVIOLENCE: What Nurses Need to Know in a Nutshell (Ciocco) Fast Facts for the NURSE PRECEPTOR: Keys to ...

Author: Theresa Criscitelli, EdD, RN, CNOR

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826140227

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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“I am thrilled with the second edition of [this] book to guide seasoned preceptors, students, novice nurses, and novice CSTs through orientation in the perioperative setting...Take advantage of this book. Read it, highlight it, and keep it with you always!” -Caroline Kaufmann, RN, CNOR Program Director and Clinical Coordinator Surgical Technology Nassau Community College From the Foreword With essential information needed daily to provide optimal care to every patient, the guide condenses volumes of operating room content into one pocket-sized companion. The second edition of this nursing mentor—for novice perioperative nurses in orientation and their preceptors—is newly updated to reflect the 2017 AORN guidelines with current, evidence-based clinical practice knowledge in an easy-to-use format. A well-organized text with evidence-based directives on current perioperative standards, this handy resource covers patient safety, the surgical environment, critical thinking, immediate decision-making, and perioperative skills. Complex skills and techniques are broken down into a simple, easy-to-follow bulleted format encompassing all key knowledge areas for perioperative nurses. Each chapter introduces concepts and sets clear, learning objectives. The guide reinforces requisite knowledge with self-assessment questions, and the Fast Facts feature offers bite-size tips and tricks highlighted for easy access. New to the Second Edition: Fully updated in accordance with 2017 AORN Guidelines Hand hygiene Minimally invasive surgery Patient information management Surgical smoke safety Safe use of energy-generating devices Hypothermia Sterilization and Central Processing regarding Flexible Endoscopic Processing Robotic surgery Moderate sedation for RNs Surgical attire Key Features: Provides must-have OR information for new nurses and their preceptors Contains key knowledge on patient preparation, aseptic technique, surgical procedures, anesthesia considerations, and much more Published in convenient pocket size for information at a moment’s notice Includes Fast-Facts-in-a-Nutshell feature reinforcing key orientation information Based on the most up-to-date evidence in the literature

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