COMING SOON : BUDDY NURSE - E-book

By Yangama Jokwiro

 

Your essential bedside buddy for practical support when you need it most

 

  • Author: By Yangama Jokwiro
  • ISBN: 9780729588621
  • Publication Date: 31 March 2021
  • Price: 34.65$

Author: By Yangama Jokwiro

ISBN: 9780729588621

Publication Date: 5thApril 2021

Price: 34.65$

Produced by academic and practising nurse Yangama Jokwiro in response to his students' anxiety when preparing for placements and exams, this new web-based resource demystifies the more challenging theoretical, clinical and assessment aspects of the Australian undergraduate nursing degree.

 

Are you worried about a clinical placement? Do you know what to expect? Are you repeating a placement? Do you need support with assessments or job applications? Do you struggle with pathophysiology?

Produced by academic and practising nurse Yangama Jokwiro in response to his students' anxiety when preparing for placements and exams, this new web-based resource demystifies the more challenging theoretical, clinical and assessment aspects of the Australian undergraduate nursing degree.

Buddy Nurse is student-friendly, easy to follow and accessible - an essential companion that will help you to master complex content and build your confidence to address stressful experiences with ease.


Key Features
 

- Eight modules

- Embedded videos to explain key concepts

- Practical skills demonstrations

- Multiple choice questions to check your understanding

- Printable templates and checklists

- Available through ClinicalKey Student and Elsevier's eCommerce site

Introduction

1. Preparation for the first clinical placement
Key skills for the first placement
Top ten tips for the first placement
Environmental knowledge
Client assessment
Urinalysis
Blood glucose monitoring
Basic wound care
Basic life support
Risk assessments
Infection control
Vital signs and health assessment
Admitting a client to a nursing unit
Working within your scope of practice
Critical thinking exercise

2. Preparation for an acute placement
Acute placement expectations
Oxygen therapy
Responding to clinical emergencies
Medication calculation and administration
Blood results analysis
Electrocardiogram (ECG) recording
Venipuncture
Comprehensive medical and surgical care
Time planner

3. Preparation for a consolidation placement
Checklist of final placement skills
Responding to clinical emergencies
Electrocardiography (ECG) analysis
Blood gas analysis

4. Pathophysiology and pharmacology
Pain management
Management of hypertension
Management of congestive heart failure
Management of diabetes mellitus
Management of embolism
Management of asthma
Management of COPD
Management of stroke
Management of heart disease
Management of cancer
Management of arthritis
Management of acute renal failure
Microbiology and antibiotics
Pharmacology questions
Pathophysiology questions

5. 100 common medications
Acetylcysteine
Acyclovir
Allopurinol
Amiodarone
Amoxycillin
Aspirin
Atenolol
Atorvastatin
Carbamazepine
Cephalexin
Citalopram
Clonazepam
Clopidogrel
Coloxyl with Senna
Dabigatran
Diazepam
Digoxin
Domperidone
Duloxetine
Enoxaparin sodium
Esomeprazole
Exenatide
Flucloxacillin
Frusemide
Gabapentin
Gliclazide
Glyceryl trinitrate (GTN)
Haloperidol
Heparin
Hydrochlorothiazide (HCT)
Hydrocortisone
Hyoscine
Ibuprofen
Ipratropium bromide
Irbesartan
Ketamine hydrochloride
Ketorolac
Lantus
Loperamide
Macrogol (Movicol)
Metformin hydrochloride
Metoclopramide hydrochloride
Metoprolol
Metronidazole
Mixtard (insulin neutral; insulin isophane)
Morphine sulphate
Mylanta/Gaviscon
Nicorandil
NSAIDs
Olanzapine
Omeprazole
Ondansetron
Ostelin
Oxycodone hydrochloride
Pantoprazole
Paracetamol
Perindopril
Phenytoin
Phytomenadione
Piperacillin/tazobactam
Prednisolone
Pregabalin
Prochlorperazine
Promethazine
Protaphane (insulin isophane)
Quetiapine
Ramipril
Ranitidine
Risperidone
Rivaroxaban
Salbutamol
Sertraline
Simvastatin
Sodium valproate
Sotalol
Spironolactone
Tapentadol
Targin
Temazepam
Thyroxine sodium
Ticarcillin/clavulanic acid
Tramadol
Trimethoprim
Vancomycin
Verapamil
Warfarin
Zolpidem

Antihypertensive drugs summary
Asthma/COPD treatment summary
Equianalgesic doses
Heart failure pharmacological treatment summary
Antihyperglycaemic therapy summary
Insulin therapy summary

6. Common abbreviations
Latin abbreviations
Miscellaneous abbreviations

7. Academic writing
The academic essay
Responding to a case study
Compiling an annotated bibliography
Writing a research proposal
Literature review and PICO studies
PICO questions
Types of research papers
Example of a research essay

8. Applying for jobs
Graduate programs
Learning about your future organisation
Developing a relationship
Tailoring your training and compiling a portfolio
Cover letter and résumé
Nursing behavioural job interview questions
International students and part-time work

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