Virtual Clinical Excursions 3.0 for Maternity Nursing / Edition 7

Virtual Clinical Excursions 3.0 for Maternity Nursing / Edition 7

by Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323041035

ISBN-13: 9780323041034

Pub. Date: 05/12/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

One of the most complete nursing education learning systems available, Virtual Clinical Excursions is an online program that guides you through a virtual hospital where the patients are real and their conditions are constantly changing. By immersing students in a realistic, yet safe, nursing environment, VCE simulates the average clinical rotation by allowing users

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One of the most complete nursing education learning systems available, Virtual Clinical Excursions is an online program that guides you through a virtual hospital where the patients are real and their conditions are constantly changing. By immersing students in a realistic, yet safe, nursing environment, VCE simulates the average clinical rotation by allowing users to conduct a complete assessment of a patient and set priorities for care, collect information, analyze and interpret data, prepare and administer medications, and reach conclusions about complex problems. Each lesson has a textbook reading assignment and activities based on "visiting" the patients in the hospital - providing a perfect environment to "practice" what you are learning.

  • Online workbook includes a set of lessons to prepare and guide you through a variety of patient scenarios, which are all connected to your textbook.
  • Physical examination interactions include unique images and assessment findings for each patient scenario.
  • Patient chart provides quick access to vital information such as physician’s orders, laboratory reports, patient education, nursing admission, and more, offering a richly detailed portrait of the patient.
  • Electronic patient record houses data from the patient’s entire hospital stay and offers the ability to record new data findings.
  • Nurse-client interaction videos depict conversations and situations involving nurses, patients, family members, and hospital staff to help you discern between communications that are ideal and those that need improvement.
  • Updated drug reference includes a comprehensive set of the latest drug monographs to help you make the best clinical judgments involving medication administration.

  • NEW! Online format enables you to access Virtual Clinical Excursions from any PC or MAC with an internet connection.
  • NEW! Laboratory guide provides standard value ranges for all laboratory values offered within the virtual patient hospital, so you can confirm and compare standard lab values against your patients’ test results.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323041034
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/12/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Unit One: Introduction to Maternity Nursing

Lesson 1: The Family and Culture (Chapter 1)


Unit Two: Reproductive Years

Lesson 2: Assessment and Health Promotion(Chapter 4)

Lesson 3: Substance Abuse/Violence Against Women (Chapter 4)

Lesson 4: STIs and Other Infections (Chapter 5)

Lesson 5: Reproductive System Concerns: Contraception and Infertility (Chapter 6)


Unit Three: Pregnancy

Lesson 6: Nursing Care During Pregnancy (Chapter 9)

Lesson 7: Maternal Nutrition/Antepartal Fetal Assessment (Chapters 10, 21)


Unit Four: Childbirth

Lesson 8: Nursing Care During Labor and Birth (Chapters 11, 14)

Lesson 9: Management of Discomfort (Chapter 12)


Unit Five: Complications of Childbearing

Lesson 10: Pregnancy at Risk: Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (Chapter 22)

Lesson 11: Pregnancy at Risk: Cardiac Disorders, Lupus (Chapter 22)

Lesson 12: Pregnancy at Risk: Severe Preeclampsia (Chapter 23)

Lesson 13: Pregnancy at Risk: Antepartal Hemorrhagic Disorders (Chapter 23)

Lesson 14: Labor and Birth at Risk (Chapter 24)

Lesson 15: The Newborn at Risk (Chapters 26, 27)

Lesson 16: Perinatal Loss and Grief (Chapter 28)

Lesson 17: Medication Administration

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