""Dr. Vance's pioneering work on mentorship has provided us with the language, understanding, and strategies for building these essential professional support relationships. This book extends her work in practical and useful ways that will help us build the new generation of excellent clinical experts, advocates, and nurse leaders." "-Diana J. Mason, PhD, RN, FAAN Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, "The American Journal of Nursing" (From the Foreword)
This newest addition to the Fast Facts series provides insight for prot xE9;g xE9;s and mentors on using mentoring to build new generations of successful nurses. It covers a quick history of why mentoring is important, how a prot xE9;g xE9; can identify and mentor, and how to develop and maintain a healthy mentor-prot xE9;g xE9; relationship. It also contains the necessary tools to help novice nurses benefit from mentor support through difficult and sometimes frightening and confusing times.
Written by Connie Vance, an innovator in nursing mentorship research, this book presents new nurses with tools to identify the perfect "mentor match" and cultivate the mentor relationship in ways that result in valuable career-building insight. It includes guidelines to ensure a truly valuable and influential mentor relationship, contributing to career success in nursing. Key Features:
Contains guidelines for creating a personal mentor action plan, complete with a chart for use in mentoring practice
Provides 10 tips on raising mentor intelligence and how to use it as a source for career success
Highlights resources for networking and collective mentoring to assist in career development
Описание: Illustrates how the DNP degree fosters opportunities for nurses to shape the future of health care. The first resource of its kind, this engaging handbook delivers practical guidance on the burgeoning roles and career opportunities afforded by the DNP degree, as well as the knowledge and skills required for career advancement. It provides students and professionals with a fundamental understanding of the value of the DNP degree and how it supports opportunities for nurses to shape the future of health care at academic, policy, organizational, site, and patient-care levels. Following an overview of the DNP degree along with a discussion of key competencies required for success in any DNP arena, the guide examines the various roles a DNP graduate can hold. Chapters highlight potential career paths, education and certification requirements, opportunities and challenges, and the integration of relevant AACN DNP Essentials. Reflection questions and resources for further exploration conclude each chapter. Key Features: Delivers practical guidance on the DNP degree, potential roles, and career opportunities Describes how to integrate DNP Essentials into practice Discusses key competencies required for success in any DNP role Illustrates potential career paths with education and certification requirements Promotes self-reflection with thought-provoking questions Includes resources for further exploration
"Fills a gap in information for frontline professionals caring for GI and Liver patients"
The only resource of its kind, this is a concise, practical guide to GI and Liver Disease that delivers current information on diagnosing, managing, and treating common GI and liver disorders, along with liver transplant guidelines. Written for nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants in varied specialties, it fills a gap in information needed by primary and acute care professionals who are the chief caretakers for GI and liver patients. This guide delivers recent important treatment advances that have revolutionized GI and liver care, and provides guidance for seeking expert advice or urgent/emergent care for more complex cases. An outstanding feature is the prominently displayed Fast Facts in a Nutshell highlighting key takeaway points at a glance.
The resource reviews common GI symptoms and disorders from irritable bowel disorders (including key differences between Crohn s disease and ulcerative colitis) to gallstones and GERD. A section on liver disease describes essential liver functions, reviews liver function tests, and addresses commonly and less commonly seen liver disease diagnoses. Complications of cirrhosis are examined to assure prompt recognition of these potentially deadly symptoms. Additionally, the book addresses liver transplantation with comprehensive attention to the evaluation process, organ donation/allocation, and post-transplant care for donor and recipient alike. Each chapter includes an overview, significant laboratory or imaging findings, treatment options, expected outcomes, and Fast Facts in a Nutshell. An additional feature is the provision of IDC-10 codes for billing and reimbursement.
Provides speedy access to current information on diagnosing managing, and treating common GI and liver disorders for front-line professionals Includes comprehensive review of the liver, abnormal liver function tests (LFTs), and transplantation Reflects up-to date information on the latest treatment guidelines for gastrointestinal and liver disease, including celiac disease and Hepatitis C Addresses common gastrointestinal diseases and guidelines for treatment as outlined by ACG Discusses current liver disease management and guidelines for treatment as outlined by AASLD "
Автор: Cox-Davenport Rebecca Название: Lippincott Fast Facts for NCLEX-RN ISBN: 1496325362 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781496325365 Издательство: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Рейтинг: Цена: 6443 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Lippincott Fast Facts for NCLEX-RN, 2nd edition is designed as a quick and easy review for nursing students to use when preparing for the licensing examination. With thousands of facts, the book covers all aspects of nursing care. Each up-to-date fact has been thoroughly reviewed by experts in NCLEX preparation for validity and to ensure the content areas most likely to be covered on the test are represented. Each fact has been worded concisely for easy recall and recollection while taking the actual exam. A small open box precedes each fact, which the student can use to “check off” those facts that he or she has mastered. The content is divided into seven broad parts: management of care, client safety, adult care (medical-surgical and gerontology), maternal-neonatal care, pediatric care, psychiatric care, and pharmacology. Each major section ends with a group of NCLEX-style questions labeled as “Misconceptions” in PassPoint RN and tied to topics covered in the section for review and practice. Additionally, bullets associated with Misconceptions in the PassPoint RN database will be called out with a bull's-eye icon for special emphasis. Appendices cover information about the NCLEX, test-taking strategies, and an Answer Key with rationales for the questions covered in the text. The product also comes with an access code to a Point site with online resources and trial access to PassPoint RN.
This "Fast Facts" will assist with improving outcomes for patients with pressure ulcers and strategies for decreasing pressure ulcer occurrence within a facility. Using the easy to read, quick-access "Fast Facts" style, the book presents guidelines for assessing, preventing, and treating pressure ulcers, for establishing an ulcer reduction program, and for increasing reimbursement. It includes tips for care in the "Fast Facts in a Nutshell" feature format.
Pressure ulcers can be devastating not only for the patient but those caring for them. Sometimes with even the best of care, pressure ulcers occur, but what about those that can be prevented? The author, with the help of nursing staff at all levels, achieved pressure ulcers reduction in her facility by 54% over a one year period through implementation of an ulcer reduction program.
This book will cover pressure ulcer risk assessment (important to include in the initial patient assessment), incidence, underlying causative factors, factors to eliminate when planning patient care, equipment that can help prevent 'pressure' on susceptible patient tissues, issues concerning dressings and treatments, benefits of creating a skin care team, how to document to insure higher reimbursement, and lastly, working with outpatients.
Additionally, nurses studying for certification as a Wound, Ostomy Continence Nurse (WOCN) will find support material related to identifying, preventing, and resolving pressure ulcers that is difficult to access in other publications.
Key Features of this Book in Bullet-Point Format Succinct Fast Facts Reference style provides easy access to important Pressure Ulcer Facts Includes the Fast Facts in a Nutshell tips that help guide nursing staff towards improving assessment, treatment, and documenting skillsProvides care delivery parameters and documentation required for optimal Medicare & Medicaid reimbursementDelivers frequently-used guidelines for on assessing, measuring, and grading pressure ulcers, and documenting the findingsPresents strategies for establishing an ulcer prevention programAuthored by a coordinator of a successful wound ostomy program in a facility that has reduced pressure ulcer occurrence by 54% in one year
Описание: This is a pithy, pocket-sized resource for students and practicing nurses alike that delivers the foundations of Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) and basic nursing research concepts in an easy-to-read, quick access format. It demystifies the research process with straightforward information presented in short sentences and bullet points. The book focuses on providing readers with the most practical information on EBP, including how to get the best evidence quickly, using various databases, and coverage of both quantitative and qualitative methods. At-a-glance charts categorize research and simple examples demonstrate concepts.The second edition has been updated to reflect rapidly changing trends and state-of-the-art information in EBP, including such new research methods as narrative inquiry and storytelling. Using proven, class-tested content for both traditional and online courses, this updated edition includes guidance on how EBP is used to obtain and retain Magnet Status, and presents examples of how health care providers are integrating EBP into their practice. It differentiates between EBP and research, a difficult concept for students to grasp. Extensive coverage of how EBP can be used to improve patient care features examples that demonstrate the practical application of content. Every chapter includes the popular ""Fast Facts in a Nutshell"" feature, highlighting must-know information. The book also provides background information on defining the ""compelling question,"" which is essential to finding the appropriate evidence-based material.New to the second edition: Reflects new trends, research methods, and state-of-the-art EBP informationIncludes guidance on how EBP is used to obtain and retain Magnet StatusProvides examples of how health care providers and hospitals are integrating EBP into their practiceDifferentiates between EBP and researchDiscusses how EBP can be used to improve patient care with plentiful examples
Описание: What type of schooling do I need to become a nurse practitioner? How do I choose the right clinical preceptor? How can I best prepare for my first year of practice? Written for those considering NP practice, current NP students, and newly certified NPs alike, this quick, easy-to-use manual covers everything there is to know about transitioning into the NP role and its rewards and challenges. Completely updated, this second edition provides several new chapters covering electronic health records, the impact of health care reform, promoting the NP role, and how to choose a doctoral program. All original chapters have been revised and/or expanded, and updated key points, tables and vignettes describe cutting-edge knowledge and skills that will help new NPs to excel.The only resource of its kind, the book guides the reader through the entire process from the decision to become an NP to selecting the right educational program to licensure. It discusses the contractual relationship with institutions, and related health providers, along with legal/malpractice issues. Current NPs offer words of wisdom on how to survive the first year of practice, and stories from the author and her colleagues provide an intimate look at everyday realities. Organized for easy access to information and filled with humour, the resource also contains learning objectives, plentiful checklists to facilitate important decision-making, charts, tables, and ""hot topics"" sections. ""Fast Facts in a Nutshell"" boxes highlight need-to-know information, and useful tips and resources address professional organizations, networks, scholarships, associations, and websites.New to the Second Edition:The do's and don'ts of electronic health recordsSurviving health care reform today and tomorrowMarketing the NP role to nursing, the employer, and the publicThe terminal degree in nursing: PhD, EdD, or DNP? Revised and/or expanded information in all chaptersUpdated key points, vignettes, and tables
Описание: This must-have guide for all new nurses in the preceptor role contains all you need to know to successfully educate, protect, socialize and evaluate nurses transitioning to a new environment. It presents and discusses the following important topics that all contribute to a successful nursing preceptorship:The importance of integrating evidenced-based practice throughout preceptorshipLearning styles and how to teach to themStages of preceptorshipCommunication techniquesDocumentation completion (formal and informal)What type of person makes a good preceptorReality shock and helping the new nurse through the processWorking with competency assessmentPortfolio developmentEffective evaluationConflict resolutionThe difference between a preceptor and a mentorDeveloping critical thinking skills
Описание: Nurses who are new to the labour and delivery (L&D) environment will welcome this succinct, easy-to-use orientation guide for everyday labour and birth management practices. It is designed for speedy access to fundamental information about the most common practices in the L&D unit and encourages the development of independence and confidence for new RNs orienting to this practice environment.This well-formatted reference covers the more commonly occurring L&D situations, terminology, equipment, labs, medications, complications, and algorithms to help foster critical thinking and establish a concrete obstetric knowledge base. A wealth of clearly rendered illustrations are included to aid learning. The book also provides space for nurses to enter personal notes and protocol observed in their particular hospital.Key Features:Provides an easy-access reference to everyday labour and birth management practicesIncludes common obstetrical abbreviations, terminology, equipment needed, labs, and algorithmsHighlights potential complications in red to indicate emergent topicIntegrates multiple illustrations to enhance learningAnswers basic questions so new nurses can pursue higher-level learning
Описание: Fast Facts for the Cardiac Surgery Nurse serves as handy clinical guide for nurses working in this field, covering the timeline from preoperative to recover, with an emphasis on prevention and management of postoperative complications. It will appeal to new graduates and nurses who are considering a switch to cardiac care and the critical care area. The book re-enforces the knowledge these highly specialized nurses already have and provides structure to help develop additional skills. This is a ‘must-have’ pocket reference tool containing frequently utilized information that is presented in the clear, precise, and pertinent Fast Facts format.
Описание: Doody’s Medical Review: 100 Points; 5 Stars (First Edition)The third edition of this highly acclaimed review continues to promote efficient, time-saving study by synthesizing the complex knowledge needed to pass the exam into a concise, well-organized format. It is updated with key information about the new FNP certification exam, including new test format questions featuring photos of skin and eye conditions, drag and drop, EKG, and more challenging multiple choice questions. Also new to the third edition is more detailed information about non-clinical topics on the exam including research, ethics, medico-legal issues, advanced practice law, health practices of major religions, and reimbursement guidelines. One hundred new review questions throughout the book and on the practice exam—including answer key and rationale-increase the total number of questions to 740.Designed to help FNP students boost their confidence through intensive review and high-quality questions, the third edition features a succinct, precisely targeted ‘need-to-know’ detail of diseases commonly seen in primary care. It covers the entire lifespan from pediatrics through geriatrics, and offers extensive test-taking techniques and question dissection and analysis sections that provide strategies on how to identify the best clues during the problem-solving process. Organized by body system, sections are consistently formatted and encompass Danger Signals, Normal Findings, Lab findings, Benign Variants, and individual Disease Review topics for each system. Additional outstanding features include Exam Tips and Clinical Tips that help to focus system study on key information.New to the Third Edition:Updated information reflecting the new FNP certification examNew test format questions used by AANC including photos of skin and eye conditions, drag and drop, EKG, and more complex multiple choice questions100 new in-depth review questions for a total of 740Additional information about non-clinical topics including culture, religion, and health practices; evidence-based medicine; and moreKey Features:Provides a succinct, precisely targeted review of diseases commonly seen in primary careDelineates strategic “question dissection techniques” for study success developed by the authorIncludes Exam Tips and Clinical Tips to help prioritize and interpret test contentOutlines Normal Findings and Benign Variants in physical assessment of each body systemOffers intensive pharmacology review
"This is an extraordinarily down-to-earth and useful rapid review guide for both novice and experienced clinicians√ Most of all, this book is a gold mine for clinicians committed to delivering the best possible care to women with a wide range of characteristics and challenges."
From the Foreword by Joellen W. Hawkins, RN, WHNP-BC, PhD Professor Emeritus, Boston College, Connell School of Nursing Writer-in-Residence, Simmons College School of Nursing and Health Sciences
This step-by-step guide to the key points of conducting the GYN exam addresses everything a nurse practitioner needs to know, from basic procedures through high-level challenges.
The concise and accessible guide discusses strategies to decrease patient anxiety, minimize discomfort, and navigate such challenging scenarios as working with virginal women, premenarchal girls, elderly women, and sexually abused women. It includes difficult-to-find information on how to locate key organs in obese women and how to handle patients who have undergone female genital mutilation. This handy guide also covers diagnostic skills and includes the Fast Facts in a Nutshell summary feature.
Provides a comprehensive, accessible, step-by-step review of conducting the GYN exam for novice and seasoned NPs
Covers diagnostic procedures including vaginal microscopy, how to obtain a vaginal and anal Pap smear, as well as samples for testing for STIs, and much more
Provides tips on how to examine special populations, including overweight, anxious, multiparous, pediatric, menopausal, and elderly patients, with skill and confidence
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