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Education, An Issue of Perioperative Nursing Clinics
     

Education, An Issue of Perioperative Nursing Clinics

by Jane C. Rothrock
 

ISBN-10: 1437705235

ISBN-13: 9781437705232

Pub. Date: 06/12/2009

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

To provide a safe environment, perioperative nurses need to have a broad knowledge of surgical anatomy, physiological alterations and risk factors. Employment of Perioperative Nurses is increasing with the demand for more healthcare and the educational needs for the novice nurse are growing. This new issue of Clinics in Perioperative Nursing focuses on Education

Overview

To provide a safe environment, perioperative nurses need to have a broad knowledge of surgical anatomy, physiological alterations and risk factors. Employment of Perioperative Nurses is increasing with the demand for more healthcare and the educational needs for the novice nurse are growing. This new issue of Clinics in Perioperative Nursing focuses on Education and is Guest Edited by Jane Rothrock, an expert in the field. Some topics that are explored include: Using simulation to teach undergraduate nursing students, Educating novice perioperative nurses, and Diversity in education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781437705232
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
06/12/2009
Series:
Clinics: Nursing Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface Jane C. Rothrock xi

Using the Operating Room to Meet End-of-Program Outcomes Debra L. Fawcett 79

Perioperative Nursing Observational Experience in an Associate Degree Program Patricia Losito 87

Simulation in Nursing Education Janice A. Neil 97

Creating a Place for Perioperative Nursing in Graduate Programs Nancy Girard 113

Improving Diversity in Nursing Education Lana M. deRuyter Melanie O. Leroy 121

Patient Education and Health Literacy Katherine M. Zulick P. Alan Zulick Jane C. Rothrock 131

Educating Novice Perioperative Nurses Beth Fitzgerald 141

Developing Simulation Scenarios for Perioperative Nursing Core Competencies and Patient Safety Christine E. Smith 157

Fundamental Perioperative Nursing: Decompartmentalizing the Scrub and Circulator Roles Carol R. Ritchie 167

The Need for Educated Staff in Sterile Processing-Patient Safety Depends on it Rose Seavey 181

Index 193

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