Nursing Process and Critical Thinking

Reihe
Prentice Hall
Autor
Judith M. Wilkinson  
Verlag
Pearson
Einband
Softcover
Auflage
5
Sprache
Englisch
Seiten
480
Erschienen
Februar 2011
ISBN13
9780132181624
ISBN
0132181622
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Description

For courses in Success in Nursing, Critical Thinking, Fundamentals of Nursing, and Nursing Concepts.

 

This innovative text uses concrete examples and hands-on exercises to help students clearly understand and apply the steps of the nursing process to today's rapidly changing healthcare environment. Moving beyond step-by-step instructions, the book encourages students to think about each part of the nursing process and use critical thinking to make better clinical decisions. Balancing practical and conceptual aspects of the nursing process, this edition includes an expanded interactive format, new Take Away Points, What do You Know, and Think About It features and a student resourceswebsite to help students begin to think like a nurse.

 

Features

For courses in Success in Nursing, Critical Thinking, Fundamentals of Nursing, and Nursing Concepts.

 

This innovative text uses concrete examples and hands-on exercises to help students clearly understand and apply the steps of the nursing process to today's rapidly changing healthcare environment. Moving beyond step-by-step instructions, the book encourages students to think about each part of the nursing process and use critical thinking to make better clinical decisions. Balancing practical and conceptual aspects of the nursing process, this edition includes an expanded interactive format, new Take Away Points, What do You Know, and Think About It features and a student resourceswebsite to help students begin to think like a nurse.

 

Hallmark Features

 

Balances conceptual and practical aspects of the nursing process and addresses:

  • Collaborative practice and delegation
  • Critical thinking
  • Standardized Nursing Language
  • Culture and spirituality
  • Ethical and legal issues
  • Home, family and community care
  • Nursing frameworks/theories
  • Professional standards of care
  • Wellness concepts

Offers a versatile approach-that is suitable for nursing students as an introduction to the nursing process or continuing education professionals who just need a refresher.

  • Gives the instructor flexibility to present material in a manner that is most effective for their course and audience.

Addresses traditional care plans and more contemporary care maps.

  • Emphasizes the nursing process regardless of whether students record the plan in columns or as a care map.
  • Provides a complete section on care mapping (ch.10).

Includes Critical Thinking and Clinical Reasoning: Case Studies-at the end each chapter.

  • Allow students to practice problem solving and critical thinking within the framework of the nursing process. 

Provides detailed answer keys-for questions in the book and on the Student Resources website

  • Provides a rationale for both correct and incorrect answers and demonstrates the process used to arrive at the answers.

Includes Evaluation Checklists - found in the Evaluation chapter.

  • Steps students through the entire nursing process when they are evaluating and revising a nursing care plan.

New to this Edition

New! Fully updated in this edition to include:

  • References to the new (2010) American Nurses Association Scope and Standards of Practice
  • Added SBAR and PACE methods for oral reports 

New! An expanded interactive format with student prompts such as:

  • Think About It! sections that encourage students to think critically about a section, rather than just memorizing the information
  • What Do You Know? questions that ask students to recall small sections they have just read and improve comprehension and retention. 

New! MyNursingKit website-includes videos, exercises and assessments to support the text.

  • Presents critical thinking and clinical reasoning practice exercises, NCLEX®-Style review questions and more!

Table of Contents

1.      Overview of Nursing Process

2.      Critical Thinking

3.      Assessment

4.      Diagnostic Reasoning

5.      Diagnostic Language

6.      Planning: Overview and Outcomes

7.      Planning: Interventions

8.      Implementation

9.      Evaluation

10.  Creating a Plan of Care

 

APPENDIX A: ANSWER KEYS 

APPENDIX B: ANA CODE OF ETHICS FOR NURSES WITH INTERPRETATIVE STATEMENTS 

APPENDIX C: MULTIDISCIPLINARY (COLLABORATIVE) PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH DISEASES AND OTHER PHYSIOLOGICAL DISORDERS 

APPENDIX D: MULTIDISCIPLINARY (COLLABORATIVE) PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH SURGICAL TREATMENTS


Companion Website