Fundamentals of Nursing: clinical skills workbook, 2nd edition will assist Australian and New Zealand students to master the clinical nursing skills they require to deliver the highest quality of care to their patients.
Nursing students and lecturers familiar with the Nursing Skills format in Potter and Perry's Fundamentals of Nursing will benefit from this separate, lightweight workbook which enables students to easily transport the skills content to lectures, labs and clinical practice. Additionally, the clinical skills workbook provides students with a clear and accessible personal record of achievement and allows an opportunity for reflection to encourage meaningful learning.
The simple structure of the workbook allows students to work through and master the skills necessary to become a competent, qualified nurse.
A concise Overview precedes each skill set followed by the trusted Step-by-step approach and Rationales to help students understand how and why a skill is performed. . Each skill is then assessed using the competency check lists which are aligned to the National Competency Standards for the Registered Nurse for Australia and New Zealand and support the theory and practice of each skill.
The Bondy rating scale is utilised in the check lists to provide clearly defined levels of competency and an opportunity for reflection is included to encourage meaningful learning.
An impressive suite of Australian nursing clinical skills videos is also available via Elsevier's Evolve platform to be used in conjunction with the workbook. Ideal for viewing in class or during independent study, these supporting videos provide students with a valuable tool for revision prior to assessment.
The trusted Step-by-Step approach for all skills as used in Potter and Perry's Fundamentals of Nursing, 4th ANZ edition by Crisp, Taylor, Douglas and Rebeiro
Competency checklists aligned to the National Competency Standards for the Registered Nurse for Australia and New Zealand
The Bondy rating scale provides a valuable tool for assessment
Accompanied by a suite of Australian nursing clinical skills videos via the Evolve platform
11 NEW skills including 8 health assessment skills:
Skill 38-2 Inserting a straight or indwelling catheter
Skill 38-3 Applying a sheath/condom drainage device (new title)
Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid Balance
Skill 39-1 Initiating a peripheral intravenous infusion
Skill 39-2 Regulating intravenous flow rate
Skill 39-3 Changing intravenous solution and infusion tubing
Skill 39-4 Changing a peripheral intravenous dressing
Skill 39-5 Subcutaneos infusion (hypodermoclysis) NEW
Skill 40-1 Pulse oximetry
Skill 40-2 Suctioning
Skill 40-3 Care of patients with chest tubes
Skill 40-4 Applying a nasal cannula or oxygen mask
Skill 40-5 Using home liquid oxygen equipment
Skill 40-6 Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Skill 41-2 Pain health assessment NEW
Care of Surgical Patients
Skill 44-1 Demonstrating postoperative exercises
By Geraldine Rebeiro, B.App Sci (Adv Nsng), B.Ed Studs, M.Ed, RN, Midwife, MRCNA, Lecturer in Nursing, School of Nursing & Midwifery, LaTrobe University
; Leanne Jack, Bachelor of Nursing, Grad Certificate (ICU Nursing), Grad Diploma (ICU Nursing), Masters of Nursing (ICU Nursing), MRCNA
, Lecturer, Queensland University of Technology
; Natashia Scully, BA(Monash) BN(ACU National) PGDipNSc(LaTrobe) MPH Candidate(Sydney) RN MRCNA, Lecturer in Nursing, School of Health, University of New England, NSW, Australia and Damian Wilson, RN, BN, Graduate Certificate (Emergency Care), MN (Emergency Care), MRCNA, Lecturer, La Trobe University, Vic, Australia
Registered Nurse, Emergency Department, Austin Health, Vic, Australia
276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
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"This Workbook is a' must-have' resource for clinical educators, coaches and clinical facilitators as well as academic teachers. (Our coaches are all lining up for a copy!). We have trialled the contents in simulation scenarios as well as the clinical context and the comprehensive, well researched and evidence-based content has impressed everyone. The great attention to detail means that even the most difficult questions can usually be answered either within the content or the accompanying volume of Potter & Perry." Dr Bev Duff, Nurse Educator - Practice Development Team, Surgical Services, Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service, Nambour QLD