Fundamentals: Perspectives on the Art and Science of Canadian Nursing

Fundamentals: Perspectives on the Art and Science of Canadian Nursing


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781605470900
Publisher: LWW
Publication date: 05/10/2014
Pages: 1168
Sales rank: 531,477
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Knowing
Chapter  1: An Introduction to Canadian Nursing
Chapter 2: Health Care in Canada and Issues of Health-Care Reform
Chapter 3: Complementary and alternative medicine: Health and healing for patients and nurses
Chapter 4: Nursing as a regulated profession:  Standards of practice
Chapter 5: Health care and the law in Canada
Chapter 6: Nursing organizations: Nursing leadership in action
Chapter 7: The Journey From Student to Graduate Nurse
Unit 2: Thinking

Chapter 8: Health, wellness, and illness
Chapter 9: Ethics and integrity in practice: Moral dilemmas and moral issues
Chapter 10: The nursing process in the 21st century
Chapter 11: Nursing Theory and Theories Used in Nursing
Chapter 12: Nursing research and evidence-informed practice
Chapter 13: Culture and cultural safety: Beyond cultural inventories
Chapter 14: Improving Patient and Nurse Safety:  Learning From Past Experiences
Chapter 15: Educative nursing practice: A role for professional nurses
Chapter 16: Ways of Thinking: Critical Thinking in Nursing
Chapter 17: Transforming Nursing Education through simulation
Chapter 18: Family Nursing and Community Health Nursing
Unit 3: Being

Chapter 19: Principles of asepsis
Chapter 20: Health assessment across the lifespan
Chapter 21: Measuring Vital Signs
Chapter 22: Principles and practice of medication administration
Chapter 23: Effective documentation
Chapter 24: Informatics, e-technologies, and nursing
Chapter 25: Reflection and reflexivity: On being a nurse
Unit 4: Interacting

Chapter 26: Communication: At the heart of nursing practice
Chapter 27: Addressing developmental needs across the lifespan
Chapter 28: Fostering a positive self-concept
Chapter 29: Patient hygiene
Chapter 30: Creating comfort and managing pain
Chapter 31: Balancing activity and rest
Chapter 32: Oxygenation
Chapter 33: Supporting fluid and electrolyte balance
Chapter 34: Ensuring nutrition
Chapter 35: Supporting elimination
Chapter 36: Skin care
Unit 5: Understanding

Chapter 37: Immigrant Canadians
Chapter 38: Vulnerable populations and nursing: Vulnerability as a health equity concern
Chapter 39: Aboriginal people and nursing
Chapter 40: Spirituality and Nursing: Presence and Promise
Chapter 41: Nursing as lifelong learning

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