Study guide for fundamentals of nursing : concepts, process, and practice / Susan Barnes . . . [et al]

Contributor(s): Barnes, Susan
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Jersey : Pearson/Prentice Hall, c2004Edition: 7th editionDescription: vii, 247 p. ; 28 cmISBN: 9780130493002; 0130493007Subject(s): Nursing | Nursing -- Examinations, questions, etcDDC classification: 610.73
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Contents

Unit 1: The nature of nursing
1. Historical and contemporary nursing practice
2. Nursing education and research
3. Nursing theories and conceptual frameworks
4. Legal aspects of nursing
5. Values, ethics and advocacy

Unit 2: Contemporary health care
6. Health care delivery systems
7. Community-based nursing and care continuity
8. Health promotion
9. Home care
10. Nursing informatics

Unit 3: Health beliefs and practices
11. Health, wellness and illness
12. Individual, family, and community health
13. Culture and heritage
14. Complementary and alternative healing modalities

Unit 4: The nursing process
15. Critical thinking and the nursing process
16. Assessing
17. Diagnosing
18. Planning
19. Implementing and evaluating
20. Documenting and reporting

Unit 5: Life span and development
21. Concepts of growth and development
22. Promoting health from conception through adolescence
23. Promoting health in adults and older adults

Unit 6: Integral aspects of nursing
24. Caring, comforting and communicating
25. Teaching
26. Delegating, managing, and leading

Unit 7: Assessing health
27. Vital signs
28. Health assessment

Unit 8: Integral components of client care
29. Asepsis
30. Safety
31. Hygiene
32. Diagnostic testing
33. Medications
34. Skin integrity and wound care
35.Perioperative nursing

Unit 9: Promoting psychosocial health
36. Sensory perception
37. Self-concept
38. Sexuality
39. Spirituality
40. Stress and coping
41. Loss, Grieving and death

Unit 10: Promoting physiologic health
42. Activity and exercise
43. Rest and sleep
44. Pain management
45. Nutrition
46. Fecal elimination
47. Urinary elimination
48. Oxygenation
49. Circulation
50. Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance


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