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Made Incredibly Easy! Series Books
Cardiovascular Care Made Incredibly Easy by
Stressed by the ins and outs of cardiovascular care? Face the challenges confidently, with the newly updated Cardiovascular Caremade Incredibly Easy!®, 4th Edition. Using helpful learning aids that boost your understanding and retention, this colorfully illustrated, enjoyable text is packed with easy-to-remember definitions and clear, concise descriptions of crucial cardiovascular nursing concepts and procedures, from assessment to diagnostic tests to emergencies. The ideal reference for students and new nurses, it is also an invaluable refresher for all experienced nurses.
Call Number: Winter Haven Nursing; WY 152.5 C26743 2020
Publication Date: 2019-09-25
Cardiovascular Care Made Incredibly Visual! by
Get the vital basics of cardiovascular care, with the expert direction and clear-cut images of the freshly updated Cardiovascular Care Made Incredibly Visual! (tm), 3rd Edition. Let this colorful, down-to-earth text guide you smoothly through essential skills, concepts, and equipment how-to's, including physical assessments, diagnostic tests, cardiac monitoring, and handling emergencies and complications. Get ready for success in both the classroom and with patient care; the clear explanations, Incredibly Visual (tm) humor, and numerous illustrations make this the enjoyable way to learn positive, effective cardiac care. Master the fundamental concepts, skills, and processes of cardiac care ... NEW and updated guidance on the Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) algorithms, with step-by-step direction on handling emergency situations NEW end-of-chapter selected readings that support evidence-based learning Hundreds of colorful images that bring complex cardiovascular care concepts to life --drawings, charts, photos, and diagrams explaining and reinforcing key cardiovascular concepts in easy-to-follow ways Ideal reference and review for nursing students, new nurses, and other healthcare practitioners --detailed visuals and clear, concise explanations to help you master cardiovascular anatomy, and physiology and effective treatments and interventions Perfect for visual learners --numerous images that demonstrate skills and interventions in easy-to-follow ways, including: Essential cardiovascular anatomy and physiology Physical assessment techniques Diagnostic tests Common disorders ECG interpretation, including rhythm strip analysis, the 8-step method, and arrhythmias Cardiac monitoring methods, including handling monitor problems Hemodynamic monitoring Handling complications Treatments and interventions Emergency procedures Excellent teaching aid--visual, step-by-step instruction applied to real-life patient care scenarios, backed by expert clinical tips Perfect supplement to medical-surgical texts on cardiovascular care, clarifying complex concepts Chapter features: Just the facts --quick summary of chapter content Vision Quest --End-of-Chapter games that help you match words, concepts, and photos to reinforce key learning points "Nurse Joy and Jake" --Practical advice and expert insights offered throughout Memory jogger --simple techniques for remembering vital information
Call Number: Winter Haven Nursing; WY 49 C267 2019
Publication Date: 2018-02-08
Medical-Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy by
Feeling anxious or unsure about medical-surgical nursing care? Get grounded in the latest best practices, with the freshly updated Medical-Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!®, 5th Edition. This colorful fully illustrated guide offers clear, concise descriptions of crucial medical-surgical nursing concepts and procedures, with learning aids that help you grasp skills and concepts easily, in an enjoyable Incredibly Easy style. From assessment and diagnostics to current evidence-based treatments and interventions, this is the perfect backup to class materials, helpful support for new nurses, and a handy refresher for experienced nurses. Be expertly guided into a solid foundation in medical-surgical care, with: NEW and updated statistics and guidelines on current medical-surgical nursing practice in a concise, quick-scan outline format The "need-to-know" basics, including the most common disorders medical-surgical nurses encounter Chapters address disorders by body system - neurologic, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, endocrine, renal and urologic, reproductive, musculoskeletal, and more Chapters offer vital foundational knowledge, with expert direction on: Essential elements of medical-surgical nursing practice and the nursing process Fluids and electrolytes, perioperative care, and pain management Diagnostic testing - CT, MRI, and PET scan imaging, x-rays, biopsies, EMGs, and more Additional chapters on cancer care, obesity, gerontologic care, and end-of-life care Current data and best practices on assessing and treating common disorders - Reviews of anatomy and physiology, step-by-step guidance on assessments and history-taking, and diagnostic testing, including patient preparation, monitoring, teaching points, and developing a plan of care Hundreds of colorful diagrams, drawings, and charts that illustrate core terms and concepts, with easy-to-retain definitions "Practice Makes Perfect" end-of-book practice exam with NCLEX®-style questions in current exam format Chapter features include: Memory jogger - Acronyms and other memory tricks that help you remember key concepts and treatments A closer look - Illustrations that explain anatomy, physiology, and complex pathways Education edge - Practical guidance for effective patient teaching What do I do? - Steps to take in emergency situations Stop, look, and listen - Elements of assessment for a particular body system Weighing the evidence - Evidence-based practice pointers that support nursing actions Quick quiz - End-of-chapter multiple-choice questions to help you retain chapter content, followed by answers and rationales Nurse Joy and Jake illustrated characters offer tips and insights throughout About the Clinical Editors Keelin Cromar, MSN, RN, is Adjunct Nursing Faculty at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, TX Casey Moebius, DNP, RN, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Nurse Education at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas
Call Number: Winter Haven Nursing; WY 49 M435 2023
Publication Date: 2022-03-22
NCLEX-RN Review Made Incredibly Easy by
NCLEX-RN REVIEW MADE INCREDIBLY EASY, 6E is designed to help nursing students prepare to take the licensing examination. The book blends critical content review in an easy-to-follow and bulleted format, pharmacology tables that summarize core medication information, and thousands of questions covering all the Client Need categories of NCLEX and the major content areas of pre-licensure programs. The book is divided into seven parts. Part I explains the basics of NCLEX test construction and gives ideas to students about how they should prepare. Parts II to V are designed to support the four major content areas of pre-licensure programs: medical-surgical, psychiatric/mental health, maternity, and pediatric nursing. Within these four sections, each begins with a bulleted content review of essential concepts, followed by multiple questions and answers in a side-by-side format. Part VI, "Issues in Nursing," emphasizes content areas that do not easily fall in any of the other sections: management/supervision and ethical/legal issues. Part VII consists of two comprehensive tests. One contains 75 questions (the minimum number of items any student taking the NCLEX RN will receive) and the other contains 265 questions (the maximum number of items any student taking the NCLEX RN will receive). The product offers more than 3,000 questions that prompt active learning and higher-order thinking. The questions align with the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) 2019 RN test plan and are written in the style used on the licensing examination.Other features include the use of all the types of alternate-format questions found on the licensing examination, detailed rationales for both correct and incorrect answers, and information about the NCLEX-RN. An accompanying code gives student access to a 7-day free trial of Lippincott PassPoint-RN.
Call Number: Winter Haven Nursing; WY 18.2 N3376 2020
Publication Date: 2019-10-31
Nursing Documentation Made Incredibly Easy by
Packed with colorful images and clear-as-day guidance, this friendly reference guides you through meeting documentation requirements, working with electronic medical records systems, complying with legal requirements, following care planning guidelines, and more. Whether you are a nursing student or a new or experienced nurse, this on-the-spot study and clinical guide is your ticket to ensuring your charting is timely, accurate, and watertight. Let the experts walk you through up-to-date best practices for nursing documentation, with: NEW and updated , fully illustrated content in quick-read, bulleted format NEW discussion of the necessary documentation process outside of charting--informed consent, advanced directives, medication reconciliation Easy-to-retain guidance on using the electronic medical records / electronic health records (EMR/EHR) documentation systems, and required charting and documentation practices Easy-to-read, easy-to-remember content that provides helpful charting examples demonstrating what to document in different patient situations, while addressing the different styles of charting Outlines the Do's and Don'ts of charting - a common sense approach that addresses a wide range of topics, including: Documentation and the nursing process--assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning care/outcomes, implementation, evaluation Documenting the patient's health history and physical examination The Joint Commission standards for assessment Patient rights and safety Care plan guidelines Enhancing documentation Avoiding legal problems Documenting procedures Documentation practices in a variety of settings--acute care, home healthcare, and long-term care Documenting special situations--release of patient information after death, nonreleasable information, searching for contraband, documenting inappropriate behavior Special features include: Just the facts - a quick summary of each chapter's content Advice from the experts - seasoned input on vital charting skills, such as interviewing the patient, writing outcome standards, creating top-notch care plans "Nurse Joy" and "Jake" - expert insights on the nursing process and problem-solving That's a wrap! - a review of the topics covered in that chapter About the Clinical Editor Kate Stout, RN, MSN, is a Post Anesthesia Care Staff Nurse at Dosher Memorial Hospital in Southport, North Carolina.
Call Number: Ebook
Publication Date: 2019
Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Easy by
Stressed about the ins and outs of pathophysiology? Gain confidence, with the newly updated Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Easy! ®, 6th Edition . Offering helpful learning aids that boost your understanding and retention, this colorfully illustrated, enjoyable text offers all the vitals: cell development, the infection process, cancer warning signs, abnormal cell growth, and more. Packed with easy-to-remember definitions and plentiful illustrations, this supportive guide is the ideal study partner and on-the-job reference for new nurses, students, and all healthcare practitioners. Be expertly guided into a solid foundation in pathophysiology, with: NEW and updated content in a quick-read, bulleted format End-of-book learning support that includes a "Practice Makes Perfect" practice test Dozens of colorful diagrams and illustrations that outline core terms and concepts, with easy-to-retain definitions for: Pathophysiology basics - cellular structure; how cells reproduce, age, and die; adaptive cell changes; the concept of homeostasis and how it affects the body; the causes of disease; and the disease development process Infection, cancer, and genetics - the body's defense mechanisms against infection, types of infective microorganisms and how they invade the body, common infectious disease pathophysiology, classifications of cancer, warning signs of cancer, the cancer metastasis process, the role of genes and chromosomes, how cells divide, and genetic abnormalities Cancer as it affects individual body systems - cardiovascular, respiratory, neurologic, gastrointestinal, endocrine, renal system, hematologic, immune, integumentary, sensory, and reproductive system Special chapter features include: Just the facts - a quick summary of content at the start of each chapter "Nurse Joy and Jake" - expert insights that explain key concepts, provide important care reminders, and offer reassurance Now I get it! - illustrations and flowcharts that explain difficult concepts Battling illness - the latest treatments for diseases and disorders The genetic link - connections between genetics and many common disorders Memory joggers - memory tricks and other aids that help you understand and remember difficult concepts That's a wrap ! - a quick review of chapter content Quick quiz - multiple-choice questions after each chapter that help you retain knowledge About the Clinical Editors Cherie R. Rebar, PhD, MBA, RN, COI, is Vice President for Communication and Marketing at Connect: RN2ED in Beavercreek, Ohio and Professor of Nursing at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio. Nicole Heimgartner, DNP, RN, COI, is Vice President for Business and Finance at Connect: RN2ED in Beavercreek, Ohio, and is Adjunct Faculty at Mercy College School of Nursing in Toledo, Ohio. Carolyn Gersch, PhD, RN, CNE, is Vice President for Operations and Procedures at Connect: RN2ED, in Beavercreek, Ohio, and Director of Nursing Education at Ohio Institute of Allied Health in Dayton, Ohio.
Call Number: Ebook
Publication Date: 2018-12-06
Pediatric Nursing Made Incredibly Easy by
Create a strong foundation in pediatric nursing care -- and gain empowering skills and confidence -- with the fully updated Pediatric Nursing made Incredibly Easy!®, 3rd Edition. This fully illustrated, enjoyable guide offers easy-to-remember ways to strengthen your understanding and retention of common pediatric conditions at every level of child development. An irreplaceable on-the-job reference for all new nurses, this go-to resource supports class materials, is the ideal study partner for NCLEX®, HESI or CPN exam preparation, and is an excellent refresher for experienced nurses. Absorb expert knowledge and real-life guidance on pediatric nursing care: NEW and updated content in concise, bulleted format for easy quick-reference End-of-book learning support - the "Practice Makes Perfect" practice test that mimics NCLEX® style and content Dozens of colorful diagrams and illustrations that outline core terms and concepts, with easy-to-retain definitions and clinical guidance on topics such as: The role of the pediatric nurse, family-centered care, and pediatric care standards Pediatric pain assessment and management Meeting the needs of the hospitalized and special needs child Developmental aspects of pediatric care - factors that influence growth and development in infancy, early childhood, middle childhood and adolescence Common pediatric conditions affecting different body systems, including problems in the neurologic, cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary, musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, endocrine and metabolic, hematologic and immunologic, and dermatologic systems Infectious diseases and immunizations Special chapter features include: Just the facts - a quick summary of content at the start of each chapter "Nurse Joy and Jake" - expert insights that explain key concepts, provide important care reminders and offer reassurance Cultured pearls - insights on unique cultural aspects of care, by cultural group Memory joggers - memory aids that help you grasp and retain difficult concepts Growing pains - descriptions, expectations and risks for each developmental stage It's all relative - teaching tips and checklists for family education Advice from experts - helpful tips and insights from experienced pediatric nurses Education edge - teaching tips and checklists for patient education Quick quiz - multiple-choice, end-of-chapter questions written in NCLEX® format, followed by answers and rationales About the Clinical Editor Mikki Meadows-Oliver, PhD, MPH, PNP-BC, RN, is an Assistant Professor at the Yale University School of Nursing and holds a joint clinical appointment at the Pediatric Lead Poisoning Prevention Program at Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut.
Call Number: Ebook and Winter Haven Nursing ; WY49 P371 2019
Publication Date: 2019-09-20
Pharmacology Made Incredibly Easy by
Ready to master the medication process? Tap into the go-to resource for nursing pharmacology basics, with the fully updated new fifth edition of Pharmacology Made Incredibly Easy!®. Offering clear, concise descriptions of crucial nursing pharmacology concepts and procedures, this easy-to-follow, colorfully illustrated guide offers step-by-step guidance so to can grasp the fundamentals in enjoyable Incredibly Easy style. From initial assessment to safe medication administration and patient care plans, this is the perfect supplement to class materials, offering solid preparation for NCLEX®, as well as a handy refresher for experienced nurses. Learn the ins and outs of nursing pharmacology care, with the latest data and protocols: NEW chapters on patient education, sensory drugs, and dermatologic drugs NEW chapter on medication safety, including abbreviations to avoid and a review of dosage calculations NEW content on current approved medications, and dosages, and expected versus adverse effects NEW content on emergency drugs, herbs/supplements, immunization schedule, and more Hundreds of colorful diagrams, drawings, and charts that illustrate core concepts, with easy-to-retain definitions and clear direction on administering drugs; drug distribution, absorption, and metabolism; drug classes and their uses; and potential drug interactions Quick-scan outline format offers up-to-date guidance on areas including: Nursing pharmacology fundamentals Concepts of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacotherapeutics Pain drugs, autonomic nervous system drugs, neurologic and neuromuscular drugs Psychotherapeutic, anti-infective, anti-inflammatory, anti-allergy, and immunosuppressant drugs Antineoplastic drugs, drugs for fluid and electrolyte balance Ways a drug may affect patients of different ages and other warnings Content reflects the NCSBN Clinical Judgment Measurement Model - guidance from initial assessment to evaluating outcomes "Practice Makes Perfect" end-of-book practice exam - approximately 100 new NCLEX®-style questions, to increase your exam confidence Chapter features include: Prototype pro - Actions, indications, and nursing considerations for common prototype drugs A three-step process is provided throughout the chapters to help you care for individuals taking commonly prescribed medications Pharm function - Explains and illustrates how drugs act in the body, and addresses how to recognize and treat adverse reactions Before you give that drug - Warnings to consider before you administer a drug Education edge - Information to share with your patient Black Box Warnings boxes draw attention to life-threatening concerns Lifespan Lightbulb boxes highlight information about how a drug or drug class may affect patients of different ages Quick quiz - End-of-chapter questions with answers/explanations, to help you remember the essentials Nurse Joy and Jake illustrated characters offer tips and insights throughout About the Clinical Editors Cherie R. Rebar, PhD, MBA, RN, CNE, CNECI, COI, FAADN, is a Professor of Nursing at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio Nicole Heimgartner, DNP, MSN, RN, CNE, CNECI, COI, is a Nursing Faculty member at Galen College of Nursing in Louisville, Kentucky Carolyn Gersch, PhD, MSN, RN, CNE, is a Professor of Practice in the Nursing Program at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio
Call Number: Winter Haven Nursing; WY 49 N97499 2022
Publication Date: 2022-05-19
Respiratory Care Made Incredibly Easy by
Time to master the complexities of respiratory care. The newly updated Respiratory Care Made Incredibly Easy! ®, 3rd Edition , explains the essentials with humor, expert guidance, and numerous colorful images. Offering the essential terms, skills, and equipment how-to's you need to successfully treat the most common respiratory disorders, this down-to-earth guide helps you grasp respiratory physiology, pathophysiology, and pharmacology in clear and simple language. Prepare for success in the classroom and on the job, with this enjoyable guide to creating positive respiratory outcomes. Grasp the fundamental concepts, skills, and processes of respiratory care ... NEW content on the latest respiratory modalities and updated nursing guidelines Dozens of colorful charts, drawings, and diagrams that make complex respiratory care concepts clear and easy-to-remember Perfect for visual learners --visually demonstrates anatomy and physiology, the components of treatments and when and how to apply them, and the causes, symptoms, and treatment of obstructive, restrictive, vascular, and neoplastic lung disorders Ideal reference and review for nursing students, new nurses, and respiratory therapists, with clear, concise direction on areas such as: Respiratory assessment techniques Diagnostic procedures Airway maintenance Oxygen delivery Chest drainage Suctioning Ventilatory support Treating infection and inflammation Assessing and treating traumatic injuries and other respiratory emergencies Care of patients receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and end-tidal CO2 monitoring Recognizing an asthma attack Preoperative and postoperative care for patients having a thoracotomy or lung transplant Computed tomography (CT) and x-ray imaging Chapter features that provide learning aids and on-the-unit support: Just the facts --quick summary of chapter content Kids' korner --seasoned guidance on caring for pediatric patients Clinical pearls --clear-cut explanations of symptoms and disorders, backed by direction and advice on treatment Advice from the experts --expert input on respiratory care Home care --helpful guidance on teaching patient self-care Breath sounds -- online access to breath sounds Nurses Joy and Jake --Practical advice and experienced insights offered throughout Memory jogger --simple techniques for remembering vital information About the Clinical Editor Rose Knapp, DNP, RN, APN-BC, is an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and Associate Graduate Faculty MSN Program Director and APN Program Coordinator at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey.
Call Number: Ebook
Publication Date: 2018-09-15
Fast Facts Series Books
Fast Facts about Forensic Nursing: What You Need to Know by
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 styleHelps users to retrieve information at a moment's notice with short chapters, bulleted lists, tables, and figures, all packaged in a portable, pocket sizeExamines the forensic nurse's role in all patient care settingsExplores 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
Call Number: Ebook
Publication Date: 2019
Fast Facts about LGBTQ+ Care for Nurses: How to Deliver Culturally Compe by
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
Call Number: Winter Haven Nursing; WY 150 .T73 2022
Publication Date: 2021-10-01
Fast Facts about PTSD: A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals by
This is a concise, quick-access guide to the full continuum of care for all major health care professionals working with individuals suffering from PTSD. The most comprehensive book available about caring for this population, it encompasses the history of PTSD, its theoretical underpinnings, and complete instructions for conducting a full screening, assessment, and diagnosis for people with PTSD. Designed to facilitate speedy access to information, the guide consists of short paragraphs, bulleted information, and "Fast Facts in a Nutshell" boxes containing critical points. This book presents information about the scope of populations at risk for developing PTSD, from young victims of bullying to rape/sexual assault victims, and why they are at risk. It includes information for intervention with people of all ages and backgrounds, and includes abundant case scenarios depicting real-life situations. The book also provides important information about strategies for coping with PTSD and, when possible, prevention. Written for both students and practicing health care professionals, it includes everything RNs and APRNs need to be aware of when working with individuals or groups of people suffering from PTSD. Key Features: Delivers complete practice guidelines for frontline health care professionals who work with individuals with PTSDIncludes information on the scope of populations at risk for developing PTSD and why they are at riskProvides real-life case scenarios of individuals with PTSDCovers the practice continuum, offering guidance for intervening with people of different ages and situationsOffers objectives, case studies, and "Fast Facts in a Nutshell" boxes
Call Number: Winter Haven Circulation; WM 172.5 A193 2017
Publication Date: 2017-08-01
Fast Facts about Sexually Transmitted Infections (Stis) by
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 midwifeAddresses the most common STIs to facilitate accurate differential diagnosis and managementli>Considers to needs of special populations to provide individualized, culturally sensitive careOffers evidence-based patient information, prevention, and counseling guidance to maximize positive public health outcomes
Call Number: Ebook
Publication Date: 2020-07-28
Fast Facts for the ER Nurse: Emergency Department Orientation in a Nutshell by
The newly revised third edition of the bestselling orientation guide for novice ER nurses delivers important clinical updates across body systems in an easy-to-read on the move bullet-point format. Including a new chapter on hematologic emergencies with evidence-based practice for sickle cell care management, all sections of this new edition have been thoroughly updated to supplement the ER nurse's busy day-to-day orientation process. The only book of its kind, this quick-access guide prepares ER nurses for the most common illnesses they will encounter by alphabetically organizing diseases and disorders within each body system. All chapters, written in short paragraphs with at-a-glance bulleted information, list relevant materials, equipment, and drugs. Each possible diagnosis comes with a definition, causes, signs and symptoms, and interventions. The popular "Fast Facts in a Nutshell" feature consists of succinct key points and questions and answers for review. Culminating in appendices that include a list of abbreviations, common lab values, EKG rhythms, and frequently used ER medications, this quick reference addresses the ER nurse's needs at a glance. Skills check-off sheets provide crucial self-checks for efficient and confident care in the ER. New to the Third Edition: New documentation tips throughout and updated illustrationsUpdated American Heart Association Guidelines includedStroke updates with TPA inclusion and exclusion criteria and administration tipsDisaster response updates including highly infectious diseases and mass casualtiesUpdates on increased opioid-induced cardiac arrests, toxicological emergencies, and substance abuse (includes synthetic and designer drugs)Updated information on respiratory emergenciesReorganized shock information Key FeaturesWritten by an expert ER nurse for novice ER nurses and preceptors Handy pocket sizeProvides easy referral to equipment, medications, procedures, and specialty care Includes practical tips, tricks of the trade, and critical thinking questionsAudio book format available for the ER nurse on the goInstructor's resources available
Call Number: Winter Haven Nursing; WY 49 B928f 2017
Publication Date: 2017-04-01
Fast Facts for the Hospice Nurse: A Concise Guide to End-Of-Life Care by
An on-the-go reference for hospice nurses and those interested in end-of-life care, this practical guide covers the essential elements in the compassionate and holistic care of terminally ill patients and their families. Nurses care for patients facing end-of-life issues in every practice specialty and, as the U.S. population continues to age, the need for proficiency in end-of-life skills will become increasingly important. Fast Facts for the Hospice Nurse: A Concise Guide to End-of-Life Care is an invaluable resource that provides emotional, administrative, and palliative support, whether in a hospice, long-term care facility, or acute care setting. This vital go-to text clearly and concisely lays out not only how to care for patients facing end-of-life issues, but also how to engage in self-care and cope with occupational stress. Beginning with an overview of hospice care, including its history and philosophy, this book offers a timeline of the growth of the hospice movement in the United States. Subsequent sections include up-to-date information on the clinical responsibilities of the hospice nurse in addressing the physical, psychological, and spiritual needs of terminally ill patients and their families in a culturally sensitive way. This book also outlines the administrative duties of the hospice nurse, including hospice documentation, a review of hospice regulations, and quality management. The closing section focuses on occupational stress in hospice nursing and how to engage in self-care. This text can serve as a useful clinical resource and also as a reference for nurses seeking hospice certification from the Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center. Key FeaturesOrganized within the context of the scope and standards of practice of the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association.Addresses key points about issues unique to hospice nursing and highlights evidence-based interventionsAddresses important Medicare regulations and reimbursementOffers numerous clinical resources to assist with hospice nursing practiceServes as a concise study resource for hospice nursing certification
Call Number: Winter Haven Nursing; WY 152.3 W753f 2017
Publication Date: 2017-03-28
Fast Facts for the Operating Room Nurse, Third Edition by
New OR nurses will welcome the third edition of this handy orientation-in-a-book, which distills volumes of operating room knowledge into one concise resource. Presenting complex skills and techniques in a simple and easy-to-follow format, the third edition is newly updated with AORN's 2021 guidelines and contains new chapters on Emergency Preparedness for Disaster, and Lifelong Learning and Professional Development. This pocket-sized resource delivers current, evidence-based information in all the key areas of perioperative nursing with updated standards and techniques. Written in bulleted format with brief paragraphs, this guide is organized to provide quick access to essential information on basic preparation, safety guidelines, and day-to-day practice in the OR. Beginning with surgery preparation, chapters then address the practice environment and surgical supplies, followed by basic surgical procedures. New to the Third Edition: Updated with 2021 AORN guidelines and regulatory standards Revised with new evidence-based information on surgical attire, telehealth visits, cleaning of equipment, sterile technique, use of hybrid operating rooms, anesthesia, and ACLS protocol New chapter: Emergency Preparedness for Disaster New chapter: Lifelong Learning and Professional Development Key Features: Provides essential knowledge for new nurses and their preceptors Keeps experienced perioperative nurses up to date on changing operating room standards Written in bulleted format with brief paragraphs for speedy information retrieval Includes Fast Facts boxes with self-assessment questions and clinical pearls
Call Number: Ebook and Winter Haven Nursing; WY 162 .C75 2022
Publication Date: 2022-01-28
Fast Facts for the Triage Nurse: An Orientation and Care Guide by
Emergency Nurses Association Media Award Media Award: Fast Facts for the Triage Nurse: An Orientation and Care Guide, 2nd Edition - Lynn Sayre Visser, MSN, RN, PHN, CEN, CPEN and Anna Montejano, DNP, RN, PHN, CEN, of California https: //www.ena.org/press-room/2019/06/13/former-ena-president-receives-emergency-nurses-association-s-most-prestigious-award 1st Edition Winner of the AJN Book of the Year Award for Emergency/Critical Care Nursing 2nd Edition Accompanied by Provider Approved Contact Hours for Continuing Education This authoritative orientation guide for new and seasoned nurses, preceptors, educators, management teams, urgent care staff, pre-hospital personnel, and anyone working in the triage arena presents essential information to access quickly and repeatedly. Patients rarely present to triage with a diagnosis, but rather convey a multitude of complaints, signs, and symptoms. It is the job of the triage nurse to identify serious "red flag" presentations hidden among all this information while delivering individualized care and juggling wait times in often overcrowded emergency departments. Fast Facts for the Triage Nurse, Second Edition, retains its key focus on numerous aspects of triage for emergency department and urgent care settings, from orientation, to front-end processes, to clinical practice and nursing essentials. With real-life examples, the chapters detail a multitude of clinical presentations and include procedures and protocols that the triage nurse implements in daily practice. This newly revised and updated edition covers how to build confidence in the triage role, accurately assess patient presentations, reduce personnel and hospital liability, increase patient and staff satisfaction, and, ultimately, deliver quality patient care that supports best outcomes. 5 New Chapters in the Second Edition: Active Shooter/Active ViolenceEmergency Management for When Disaster StrikesTriage CompetencyPain ManagementEndocrine Emergencies Continuing Education: Obtain up to 11.0 contact hours by successfully completing accompanying online post-tests. See inside for details.Receive email alerts when additional contact hours are available Key Features: Covers essential clinical information in an easy-to-read formatFocuses on processes, patient and staff safety, legalities, documentation, and critical thinking at triageAddresses specific patient populations including pediatric, older adult, human trafficking, military personnel, and moreOffers guidance from seasoned emergency department nurses and triage educators
Call Number: Winter Haven Nursing; WY 154.2 V833f 2019
Publication Date: 2019
Fast Facts for Wound Care Nursing, Second Edition by
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
Call Number: Winter Haven Nursing; WO 39 .M94 2022
Publication Date: 2021-09-28
Fast Facts on Combating Nurse Bullying, Incivility, and Workplace Violence by
Provides a wealth of proven anti-bullying resources for all nursing settings This pocket-sized, quick-access guide gives nurses crucial information they need to know to understand, identify, and effectively counter incivility, bullying, and violence in all nursing settings. Viewing nurse bullying as an institutional problem, this text expounds upon the ANA position statement, "Incivility, Bullying, and Workplace Violence" and includes definitions and statistics about nurse bullying, and what nurses at any level can do when faced with a bully. Delivered in an easy-to-read, bulleted format, this resource covers all aspects of bullying, including an overview of the problem; why nurses bully each other; a discussion and quantification of the cost and impact of bullying on individuals, the workplace, and the broader health care system. Four instructional case study chapters delineate the different forms bullying can take and how to handle them, and a "bully-proofing" chapter replete with such useful tools as a bullying checklist, a guide to "de-toxifying" the workplace, and an explanation of the ANA Code of Ethics related to bullying. Key Features: Addresses all facets of nurse bullying, from origins and manifestations to evidence-based interventions and prevention strategiesBased on the hallmark ANA document "Incivility, Bullying, and Workplace ViolenceContains 10 instructive case studies depicting common bullying scenariosProvides a wealth of anti-bullying resources for use in all nursing settingsOffers overview and chapter objectives and Fast Facts in a Nutshell boxes
Call Number: Winter Haven Nursing; WY 88 C576f 2018
Publication Date: 2018
Davis's Q & A Success Series
Med-Surg Success: A Q&A Review Applying Critical Thinking to Test Taking by
Over 2,300 questions in all--2.220 unique to the book and 150 unique to DavisPlus, Over 500 alternate-format questions, including fill-in-the-blank, select-all-that-apply, place-in-order, and figure-labeling questions. All questions written at the application and analysis level. The correct answer, rationales for correct and incorrect responses, and test-taking tips for each practice question. Questions on major drug classes, medication administration, delegation, management, and the nursing process throughout the text. A keyword section in each chapter that highlights important terms and concepts. A final 101-question exam in the book, coded for easy review that assesses mastery. Two, final, 75-question exams online at DavisPlus
Call Number: Ebook
Publication Date: 2017
Pediatric Success: NCLEX-Style Q & A Review by
Pediatrics made manageable. Assure your mastery of pediatric nursing knowledge while improving your critical-thinking and test-taking skills. Over 900 NCLEX®-style questions on pediatrics and growth and development provide the practice you need to build your confidence. Rationales for both correct and incorrect answers as well as test-taking tips help you to critically analyze the question types. See what students are saying online... Great study guide. "Awesome book as a study guide and for those taking PEDS in school. One of my favorite features is the book offers rationales with the answers." Five Stars. "This book is amazing...helped me improve my test scores. I recommend buying it." The MOST helpful NCLEX books I've found and I've used many! "For Nursing school these make all the difference for helping understand how to read and interpret nclex questions. These books increased my grades in Nursing classes on exams by an easy 10 points!" SAVED MY LITTLE STUDENT-NURSE LIFE!! "This workbook is the reason I was able to get 'A's' in my peds rotation! The rationales for both correct and incorrect answers are extremely thorough! LOVE IT!!" NEW! FREE, 30-day access to Davis Edge NCLEX-RN® included with purchase of new print book. Test yourself with 10,000+ challenging questions; review proven test-taking strategies; and prepare for the biggest test of your career with simulated NCLEX exams.
Call Number: Ebook
Publication Date: 2019
Pharmacology Success: NCLEX-style Q & A review by
2 Books in 1! Q&A Course Review NCLEX® prep Pharmacology made manageable. Assure your mastery of pharmacology nursing knowledge while improving your critical-thinking and test-taking skills. Over 1,200 NCLEX®-style questions on medication administration provide the practice you need to build your confidence. Rationales for both correct and incorrect answers as well as Medication Memory Joggers for select questions. See what students are saying online... Great book! "If you are taking pharmacology, you MUST get this book! It is amazing and helps prepare you for those critical thinking NCLEX style questions. Such a great buy, would recommend to ALL nursing students!" A must-have for Nursing Pharmacology! "This book is a must have for finishing nursing pharmacology! I wouldn't had been able to finish the class without this book & I did receive an A. Great questions with clear and concise rationales. I prefer the FA Davis Success Series to any other NCLEX test prep books out there. ... well worth the cost." Pharmacology Life Saver. "This book has so many good questions with even better rationales to help learn pharmacology. I'm not a good test taker but this has really helped me learn how to read through a question, rule things out, and explain why each answer is correct. I definitely recommend this to any nursing students in pharmacology class as well as anyone studying for the NCLEX." Don't miss the other Success Series titles... Richardson: Pediatric Success, 3rd Edition (ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-6812-6) Curtis: Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Success, 3rd Edition (ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-6040-3) De Sevo: Maternal and Newborn Success, 3rd Edition (ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-5941-4) Colgrove: Med-Surg Success, 3rd Edition (ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-4402-1) Nugent: Test Success, 8th Edition (ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-6909-3) NEW! FREE, 30-day access to Davis Edge NCLEX-RN® included with purchase of new print book. Test yourself with 10,000+ challenging questions; review proven test-taking strategies; and prepare for the biggest test of your career with simulated NCLEX exams.
Call Number: Ebook and Winter Haven Circulation; QV 18.2 C695p 2019
Publication Date: 2019
Pharmacology Success: NCLEX-style Q & A review by
TWO BOOKS IN ONE! Q&A Course Review NCLEX® Prep Pharmacology made manageable! Assure your mastery of pharmacology knowledge while improving your critical-thinking and test-taking skills. Over 1,200 NCLEX®-style questions reflect the latest test plan, including the more difficult SATA format. Rationales for correct and incorrect responses as well as test-taking tips help you to critically analyze the question types. Together, with a comprehensive exam at the end of the book, they provide the practice you need to build your confidence for course exams and the NCLEX. BONUS! FREE, 30-day access to Davis Edge NCLEX-RN® included with purchase of a new print book. This online Q&A platform lets you create practice quizzes with more than 10,000 NCLEX-style questions; review proven test-taking strategies; and prepare for the biggest test of your career with simulated NCLEX exams. *****This book performed a miracle on me. "This book only got me a 99.67 on my pharmacology hesi. I'm not saying it will get you the same grade, but it definitely helped me understand the questions and rationales a little better. 10/10 would recommend lol." *****A must-have for Nursing Pharmacology! "I wouldn't had been able to finish the class without this book & I did receive an A. Great questions with clear and concise rationales. I prefer the FA Davis Success Series to any other NCLEX test prep books out there. ... well worth the cost." Updated! Content and format of the latest NCLEX-RN® Test Plan Updated! Information on medications and their safe administration Expanded! More alternative-format questions, including select all that apply (SATA,) fill-in-the-blank, ordered response, chart/exhibit, and graphic questions. New! Introduction to the Next Gen NCLEX and its clinical judgment questions 1,200+ questions in all with "answers and rationales for both correct and incorrect responses as well as "Medication Memory Joggers" for select questions A 100-question comprehensive final exam Most questions written at application and analysis level--just like the exam. Only generic drug names referenced in questions to mirror the NCLEX with their generic and brand name as well as their drug classifications included in the answer Questions crossed referenced to concept-based learning terminology An easy-to-follow format, organized by body system. All questions field-tested by nursing students.
Call Number: Lakeland Circulation; RT48 .D64 2023
Publication Date: 2022-09-30
Critical Thinking, Clinical Reasoning, and Clinical Judgment by
Develop the critical thinking and reasoning skills you need to make sound clinical judgments! Alfaro-LeFevre's Critical Thinking, Clinical Reasoning, and Clinical Judgment: A Practical Approach, 7th Edition brings these concepts to life through engaging text, diverse learning activities, and real-life examples. Easy-to-understand language and a "how-to" approach equip you to become a sensible, resilient critical thinker with the clinical reasoning skills you need to think think through complex issues and make sound clinical decisions. This edition emphasizes readiness for clinical practice and the Next Generation NCLEX exam, with a focus on systems thinking, interprofessional practice, nursing skills for the 21st century, and Quality and Safety for Nursing Education (QSEN) competencies. Clear, straightforward approach and motivational writing style provides vivid examples, memorable anecdotes, and real-life case scenarios to make content come alive. Focus on application ("how to") with supporting rationales (theory) makes difficult concepts easy to learn. Critical Thinking Indicators feature evidence-based descriptions of behaviors that foster critical thinking in nursing practice. Highlighted features and sections that promote deep learning include: This Chapter at a Glance, Learning Outcomes, Key Concepts, Guiding Principle boxes, Critical Moments boxes, Other Perspectives features, Think-Pair-Share activities, H.M.O. (Help Me Out) cartoons, real-life clinical scenarios, Key Points, Critical Thinking Exercises, and more! Cultural, spiritual, and lifespan content explores the nurse's role in hospitals, long-term care settings, and entire communities, presenting a broad approach to critical thinking. Inclusion of ethics- and standards-based professional practice reflects the increased demand for accountability in today's professional climate. Timely coverage of the latest in nursing education and critical thinking includes concept-based learning; QSEN and IOM standards; problem-focused versus outcome-focused thinking; prioritization and delegation; developing a culture of safe, healthy work environments; expanding roles related to diagnosis and management; improving grades and passing tests the first time; NCLEX exam preparation; ensuring that documentation reflects critical thinking; communication and interpersonal skills; strategies for common workplace challenges; and more. NEW! Spotlight on systems thinking teaches you to consider how things are related, while coverage of conceptual thinking helps you focus on big ideas first. NEW! Information on effective clinical simulations encourages learning through practice and debriefing. NEW! Clinical reasoning principles are highlighted throughout to ensure you are practice ready. NEW! Current critical judgment models are illustrated and explained in a clear, engaging style. NEW! Expanded content on growing nursing trends addresses competency assessment, electronic charting (informatics) and "thinking beyond the EHR," clinical evaluation, and preceptor and learner strategies. NEW! Strong emphasis on interprofessional collaboration includes new content on its growing importance in health care.
Call Number: Winter Haven Nursing; WY 100.1 A385c 2020
Publication Date: 2020
Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses by
Perfect for this student nurse!"Seriously, I love this book. It has already helped me ace 2 assignments! Definitely a must-have for student nurses."--Amy L., Online Student Reviewer SAFETY FIRST WITH 'CURE & CARE'! Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses®, Eighteenth Edition delivers everything you need to administer medications safely across the lifespan--643 well-organized monographs encompassing hundreds of generic drugs and thousands of trade names. Its nursing-focused Cure & Care' approach explains what the drug does and describes what the nurse does and how the nursing process relates to the pharmacotherapeutics. BONUS! FREE DIGITAL ACCESS An access code inside new, printed texts unlocks your one-year, FREE 1-year subscription to DrugGuide.com, Davis's Drug Guide Online, powered by Unbound Medicine, information on more than 5,000 trade names and generic drugs, as well as audio pronunciations and color photographs, all updated regularly. LIFE-SAVING GUIDANCE AT A GLANCE In-depth coverage of patient safety, red tab for high-alert medications, red, capitalized letters for life-threatening side effects, and REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies) icon Special considerations for patient populations Icon highlighting pharmacogenomic content IV administration coverage Patient and family teaching guidance Canadian-specific content identified with a maple leaf icon FREE ONLINE LEARNING, CARE PLANNING & PATIENT EDUCATION TOOLS Audio Pronunciation Library of 1,200+ drug names Tutorials with self-tests, Preventing Medication Errors and Psychotropic Drugs Calculators for body mass index (BMI), metric conversions, IV drip rates, dosage/KG and Fahrenheit/Celsius. Interactive Case Studies, each followed by a series of questions Eight audio podcasts covering must-know information, concepts, and considerations for safe drug administration Video clips illustrating the safe administration of medications
Call Number: Ebook
Publication Date: 2022-05-18
Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Communication Approach to Evidence-Based Care by
A 2017 AJN Book of the Year Award winner, Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Communication Approach to Evidence Based Care, 4th Edition,offers the perfect balance of essential nursing interventions and clinical content. It incorporates a reader-friendly style, and an emphasis on therapeutic communication and evidence-based practice. Perfect for shorter psychiatric nursing courses, this streamlined psychiatric text includes need to know information and key DSM-5 content you need to pass your course and prepare for the NCLEX®. A neurobiology of the brain teaching tool provides a visual depiction of how the disorder affects brain function - and what drugs are used to treat it. Additionally, this new edition includes Giddens Concept boxes, Integrative Care boxes, updated clinical disorders chapters, and new use of nursing diagnosis language International Classification for Nursing Practice (ICNP) which smooths your transition into practice, as this is a common language shared with many electronic health record documentation systems Neurobiology of the brain feature provides a visual depiction on how the disorder affects brain function and what drugs are used to treat the disorder. Applying Evidence Based Practice boxes throughout the clinical chapters pose a question, walk you through the process of gathering evidence-based data from a variety of sources, and present a plan of care based on the evidence. Vignettes describing psychiatric patients and their disorders add more practical application to the chapter material. DSM-5 diagnostic criteria identify medical diagnostic criteria for most major disorders. Applying Critical Judgment introduces clinical situations in psychiatric nursing at the end of all chapters with thought provoking questions that engage critical thinking. NEW! Integrative Care boxes address alternative therapies to treat psychiatric illnesses. NEW! Giddens Concept boxes at the beginning of each chapter tie to the topics discussed in that chapter. UPDATED! Clinical disorders chapters such as Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorders and Somatoform Disorders, and many others reflect the latest evidence-based research and practice. NEW! ICNP nursing diagnosis language smooths your transition into practice, as this is a common language shared with many electronic health record documentation systems. UPDATED! Cultural Considerations sections include more updated and relevant material, whenever possible in the clinical chapters, and address cultural considerations with various patients and appropriate care.
Call Number: Winter Haven Nursing; WY 160 V278e 2021
Publication Date: 2021
Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice by
Note to Readers: Publisher does not guarantee quality or access to any included digital components if book is purchased through a third-party seller. AJN Book of the Year 2016 First-Place Winner in Gerontological Nursing! "The evidence-based protocols are designed as a primary reference and are useful, substantive, and timely....The broader contributions of useful format and succinct review of the evidence make it likely that this text will continue to be the leading resource in nursing education and practice." --The Gerontologist "As a gerontological clinical educator/research nurse, I will often use this as a reference. The format and the content are good, and the explanations of how to best use the evidence simplify the process of sifting through mountains of information to figure the best practice." Score: 97, **** --Doody's The newest edition of this distinguished reference in geriatric nursing delivers updated guidelines, new illustrative case studies, and the latest evidence-based protocols developed by leading researchers, educators, and practitioners in each topic area. The sixth edition includes new approaches devoted to supporting LGBTQ+ elders, persons living with dementia and their families, and older adults living with HIV. New operational strategies provide guidance in using the electronic health record, implementing improved person-centered care approaches, and maintaining age-friendly atmospheres. Using evidence derived from all levels of care, this text offers developed guidelines for improving both quality and outcomes when caring for older adults in multiple disciplines, including interprofessional team members, long-term care and other staff educators, social workers, dietitians, and physicians. Chapters provide assessment and management principles, clinical interventions, specialty practice, and models of care. They consistently feature chapter objectives, annotated references, evidence ratings for each protocol, and resources for further investigation. Each protocol is embedded within the chapter content to provide context and detailed evidence. The protocols consistently include an overview, evidence-based assessment, intervention strategies, and a supporting case study with discussion. PowerPoint presentations and a test bank are available as instructor's resources.New Chapters: Informational Technology: Embedding CPGsOrganizational Approaches to Promote Person-Centered CareEnvironmental Approaches to Support Aging-Friendly CareHIV Prevention and Care for the Older AdultLGBTQ+ PerspectivesKey Features: Best practices for in-patient, in-home, and long-term care settingsCase studies with discussions in each chapter to illustrate application of clinical practice and related Nursing Standard of Practice ProtocolThe AGREE systematic method was used to evaluate each protocol and validate this book's contentInstructor's resources including PowerPoints and a Test BankPurchase includes digital access for use on most mobile devices and computers
Call Number: Winter Haven Nursing; WY 152 E93 2021
Publication Date: 2021
Leadership for Evidence-Based Innovation in Nursing and Health Professions by
Where Evidence-Based Practice Meets InnovationHealthcare organizations require both innovation and evidence-based practice to build systems that will support the future of improved care. Leadership for Evidence-Based Innovation in Nursing and Health Professions, Second Edition addresses the core competencies and behaviors required to be an innovative leader. This text fulfills the market need for an advanced practice resource focused on how to address new and emerging sources of evidence-based practice that can inform, translate and scale the complexity of leading innovation in healthcare organizations. The Second Edition has been heavily revised and updated to refine the focus on leadership of innovation and place less foundational focus on evidence-based practice process. In addition to a strong revision to the organization and updated content, this unique text features three new chapters discussing workarounds as a source of innovation, performance improvement leadership vs. innovation methodology and the use of evidence in both, and a technology primer for nusing leaders.Leadership for Evidence-Based Innovation in Nursing and Health Professions, Second Edition takes a patient-centered approach, discusses the perspectives on the dynamic of innovation and evidence as well as emerging competencies for leaders of healthcare innovation. To address the core competencies the text is expertly organized into four sections: Section 1 Addresses the current landscape of evidence in innovation, Section 2 Examines new sources of evidence including technology and big data, Section 3 Discusses strategies for measuring innovation at a variety of system levels, and Section 4 Provides strategies to synthesize and disseminate evidence to advance innovation in healthcare.
Call Number: Winter Haven Nursing; WY 105 .L432 2021
Publication Date: 2021
Nursing Diagnosis Handbook: An evidence-based guide to planning care by
Get nursing care plans right! Ackley's Nursing Diagnosis Handbook: An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care, 12th Edition helps practicing nurses and nursing students select appropriate nursing diagnoses and write care plans with ease and confidence. This convenient handbook shows you how to correlate nursing diagnoses with known information about clients on the basis of assessment findings, established medical or psychiatric diagnoses, and the current treatment plan. Extensively revised and updated with the new 2018-2020 NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses, it integrates the NIC and NOC taxonomies, evidence-based nursing interventions, and adult, pediatric, geriatric, multicultural, home care, safety, and client/family teaching and discharge planning considerations to guide your students in creating unique, individualized care plans. Step-by-step instructions shows you how to use the Guide to Nursing Diagnoses and Guide to Planning Care sections to create a unique, individualized plan of care. UNIQUE! Provides care plans for every NANDA-I approved nursing diagnosis Promotes evidence-based interventions and rationales by including recent or classic research that supports the use of each intervention. Presents examples of and suggested NIC interventions and NOC outcomes in each care plan. 150 NCLEX exam-style review questions are available on Evolve. Easy-to-follow sections I and II guide you through the nursing process and selection of appropriate nursing Appendixes provide you with valuable information in an easy-to-access location. Clear, concise interventions are usually only a sentence or two long and use no more than two references. Safety content emphasizes what must be considered to provide safe patient care. Classic evidence-based references promote evidence-based interventions and rationales. List of Nursing Diagnosis Index on inside front cover of book for quick reference. Alphabetical thumb tabs allow quick access to specific symptoms and nursing diagnoses. NEW! Includes comprehensive, up-to-date information on the new 2018-2020 NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses, complete with 17 new diagnoses. NEW! and UPDATED! Provides the latest NIC/NO C, interventions, and rationales for every care plan NEW! Section I: Gender identity discussion includes information about the caregiver's responsibility for adapting care accordingly. NEW! Interventions reorganized by priority helps you quickly identify the information you're searching for. NEW! Section II: Bullying, Gender Dysphoria, Medical marijuana, Military families/personnel, Opioid use/abuse, Service animals, Technology addiction, and Veterans. NEW! Additional clarification of use of QSEN throughout book in Section I NEW! Concept map creator added from Yoost textbook. NEW! Updated rationales include evidence-based references 5 years or less.
Call Number: Winter Haven Nursing; WY 49 N9745 2020
Publication Date: 2020
Nursing Informatics for the Advanced Practice Nurse, Third Edition by
Winner of two first place AJN Book of the Year Awards!This award-winning resource uniquely integrates national goals with nursing practice to achieve safe, efficient quality of care through technology management. The heavily revised third edition emphasizes the importance of federal policy in digitally transforming the U.S. healthcare delivery system, addressing its evolution and current policy initiatives to engage consumers and promote interoperability of the IT infrastructure nationwide. It focuses on ways to optimize the massive U.S. investment in HIT infrastructure and examines usability, innovative methods of workflow redesign, and challenges with electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs). Additionally, the text stresses documentation challenges that relate to usability issues with EHRs and sub-par adoption and implementation. The third edition also explores data science, secondary data analysis, and advanced analytic methods in greater depth, along with new information on robotics, artificial intelligence, and ethical considerations. Contributors include a broad array of notable health professionals, which reinforces the book's focus on interprofessionalism. Woven throughout are the themes of point-of-care applications, data management, and analytics, with an emphasis on the interprofessional team. Additionally, the text fosters an understanding of compensation regulations and factors. An enhanced instructor package delivers new digital and audio content. New to the Third Edition: Examines current policy initiatives to engage consumers and promote nationwide interoperability of the IT infrastructure Emphasizes usability, workflow redesign, and challenges with electronic clinical quality measures Covers emerging challenge proposed by CMS to incorporate social determinants of health Focuses on data science, secondary data analysis, citizen science, and advanced analytic methods Revised chapter on robotics with up-to-date content relating to the impact on nursing practice New information on artificial intelligence and ethical considerations New case studies and exercises to reinforce learning and specifics for managing public health during and after a pandemic COVID-19 pandemic-related lessons learned from data availability, data quality, and data use when trying to predict its impact on the health of communities Analytics that focus on health inequity and how to address it Expanded and more advanced coverage of interprofessional practice and education (IPE) Enhanced instructor package Key Features: Presents national standards and healthcare initiatives as a guiding structure throughout Advanced analytics is reflected in several chapters such as cybersecurity, genomics, robotics, and specifically exemplify how artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) support related professional practice Addresses the new re-envisioned AACN essentials Includes chapter objectives, case studies, end-of-chapter exercises, and questions to reinforce understanding Aligned with QSEN graduate-level competencies and the expanded TIGER (Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform) competencies.
Call Number: Winter Haven Nursing; WY 26.5 N974 2023
Publication Date: 2022-02-28
Nursing Today: Transition and Trends by
"Make a smooth transition from nursing school into the practice setting with Nursing Today, 11th Edition! With this book, you will gain a solid understanding of the issues and trends that affect the nursing profession. Not only will you graduate with patient care skills, but you will advance your career with insights into writing a resume, interviewing, finding a job, and obtaining specialty certifications. This edition takes a deeper look into topics such as workplace bullying, conflict management, cultural and spiritual awareness, and the new question types found on the Next Generation NCLEX®examination. Written by well-known nursing educators JoAnn Zerwekh and Ashley Zerwekh Garneau, this easy-to-read text prepares you for success on the NCLEX-RN® exam and in professional nursing practice. Thorough coverage prepares you for a professional career with an introduction to historical and present-day nursing as well as legal, ethical, political, and workplace issues. Learning objectives, humorous cartoons, and a pithy quote introduce the content in each chapter. Critical Thinking boxes ask you to apply your knowledge to the practice setting. Coverage of QSEN competencies addresses effective communication, team building, evidence-based practice, patient safety, and quality assurance. Tips for transitioning into the workplace are included in chapters such as NCLEX-RN®Exam and the New Graduate, Employment Considerations: Opportunities, Resumes, and Interviewing; and Mentorship, Preceptorship, and Nurse Residency Programs. Career advancement tools include time management, communication and delegation, how to write an effective resume, interviewing tips, guidelines for using social media, attaining certification in a nursing specialty, and self-care strategies. Evidence-Based Practice boxes summarize practice Issues, implications for nursing practice, and the references for the evidence. Research for Best Practice boxes highlight the research evidence that supports clinical practice." Description from ProQuest Ebook Central
Publication Date: 2022
Pathophysiology, Physical Assessment, and Pharmacology by
Integrate the 3Ps for a real-world, holistic approach to nursing care. This first-of-its-kind text integrates the 3 Ps--pathophysiology, pharmacology, and physical assessment--into an integrative whole that reflects the real-world of how students learn and nurses practice. This groundbreaking approach promotes a deeper understanding of these three essential and often challenging content areas, paralleling the importance of integration in the planning, delivery, and evaluation of nursing care. Its lifespan approach features six major population-based sections cover the key conditions and disorders that nurses are likely to encounter in practice, reviewing the important pathophysiology, pharmacology, and physical exam and assessment information relative to each disorder. Each section concludes with a case study that presents a new disorder relative to the population in that section, reinforcing the authors' application-focused approach and developing must-have critical-thinking skills.
Call Number: Winter Haven Nursing; WY 100.1 B561p 2022
Publication Date: 2022
Williams' Basic Nutrition and Diet Therapy by
Stay up to date on all the latest in nutrition care with Williams' Basic Nutrition & Diet Therapy, 16th Edition. This market-leading text provides concise, need-to-know coverage of hot topics, emerging trends, and cutting-edge research to ensure you are equipped to make informed decisions on patient nutrition in the clinical space. And with its conversational writing style, vivid illustrations, and wide array of reader-friendly features, you can easily understand how the concepts in the book can be applied in clinical practice. The text is broken out into four parts: an introduction to the basic principles of nutrition science, human growth and development needs, community nutrition, and clinical nutrition. Next Generation NCLEX® case studies and question types are also included in the text and on the companion Evolve website. Case studies with accompanying questions for analysis in the clinical care chapters focus your attention on related patient care problems. Cultural Considerations boxes discuss how a patient's culture can affect nutritional concepts in practice. Clinical Applications and For Further Focus boxes highlight timely topics and analyze concepts and trends in depth. Bulleted chapter summaries review highlights from the chapter and help you see how the chapter contributes to the book's "big picture." Diet therapy guidelines include recommendations, restrictions, and sample diets for major clinical conditions. Drug-Nutrient Interactions boxes highlight important safety information and cover topics such as nutritional supplements for athletics, drugs interfering with vitamin absorption, and over-the-counter weight loss aids. Key terms and definitions clarify terminology and concepts critical to your understanding and application of the material. NEW! Next Generation NCLEX® case studies and question types are included in the text and on the companion Evolve website. NEW! Easy-to-follow writing style utilizes a more lively and direct conversation tone to make material easier to understand. NEW! Updated references reflect the studies and statistics published in the most current scientific literature. NEW! Incorporation of the new Nutrition Care Process model grounds you in the systematic approach to providing high-quality nutrition care with regard to nutrition assessment, diagnosis, intervention, and evaluation. NEW! Coverage of the new Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans ensures you are versed in the latest recommendations.
Call Number: Winter Haven Nursing; WB 400 N736w 2022
Publication Date: 2021-07-20