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Essentials of Nursing Practice (Book Plus Interactive Ebook) 2ed

by Catherine Delves-Yates SAGE Publications Ltd
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Covers all the key subjects first years need to know, across all fields and all settings, with a wealth of activities, including critical thinking, reflection and what’s the evidence boxes. 

Part A: Learning to be a Nurse
Chapter 1. What is Nursing and what is a Nurse - Catherine Delves-Yates, Karen Elcock, Ruth Northway, Steve Trenoweth, Carol Hall
Chapter 2. Being a Nursing Student - Catherine Delves-Yates, Jackie Phipps
Chapter 3. Core Academic Skills - Gabby Thorpe, Jonathan Mason
Chapter 4. Academic Writing and Assessment Skills - Gabrielle Thorpe and Jonathan Mason
Part B: Professional Practice
Chapter 5. Ethics - Ruth Northway and Ian Beech
Chapter 6. Law - Graham Avery
Chapter 7. Accountability and professionalism - Karen Elcock
Chapter 8. Resilience - E. Jane Blowers
Chapter 9. The role of the student nurse in effecting change - Jackie Phipps
Part C: Fundamentals of Nursing Care
Chapter 10. Delivering effective care - Wendy Wright and Fiona Everett
Chapter 11. Introduction to Nursing Theory - Carol Hall
Chapter 12. Value-based, Person-Centred Care - Catherine Delves-Yates
Chapter 13. Patient, service user, family and carer perspectives - Katrina Emerson, Ruth Northway
Chapter 14. Assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation (APIE) - Rebekah Hill
Chapter 15. Core communication skills - Karen Elcock and Jean Shapcot
Chapter 16. Communication and interpersonal skills in challenging circumstances - Steve Trenoweth and Wasiim Allymamod
Chapter 17. Assessing and managing risk PLUS Clinical governance and quality - Melanie Fisher, Margaret Scott, and Karen Elcock
Chapter 18. Record keeping and documentation - Robert Jenkins and Jill Barnes
Chapter 19. Clinical decision making - Gemma Hurley
Chapter 20. Safeguarding - Robert Jenkins and Jill Barnes
Chapter 21. Promoting Health - Charlene Lobo, Helen Walker and Daryl Evans
Part D Skills for Nursing Care
Chapter 22. Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) - Rose Gallagher
Chapter 23. Aseptic Technique and Specimen Collection - Rose Gallagher
Chapter 24. Clinical Measurement - Valerie Foley
Chapter 25. Pain management - Ann Kettyle
Chapter 26. Skin integrity - Irene Anderson
Chapter 27. Safer Handling of People - Dianne Steele, Lesley Dowding, Sam Emerson and Mike Cowan-Jones
Chapter 28. First Aid - Chris Mulryan
Chapter 29. Medicines Administration - Carol Hall
Chapter 30. Assisting Patients with their nutritional needs - Kate Goodhand and Jane Ewen
Chapter 31. Assisting Patients with their Elimination needs - Mairead Collie and David J. Hunter
Chapter 32. Assisting Patients with their Hygiene needs - Catherine Delves Yates
Chapter 33. Last offices - Jean Shapcott
PART E Context of Nursing Care
Chapter 34. Introduction to the Organisation and settings of care - Siobhan McCullough
Chapter 35. Introduction to Interprofessional working - Adele Atkinson
Chapter 36. Introduction to the psychological contexts of nursing - Janet Ramjeet
Chapter 37. Introduction to sociological contexts of nursing - Ruth Northway
Chapter 38. Introduction to public health - Siobhan McCullough
Chapter 39. Introduction to health policy and the political context of nursing - Catherine Delves-Yates
Chapter 40. Introduction to the global context of nursing - Catherine Delves-Yates

Catherine Delves-Yates is an experienced nurse and a Lecturer at the School of Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, UK.  She started her nursing career as a student at the Nightingale School of Nursing, London and has worked clinically in adult and paediatric critical care in the UK and has taught and nursed in America, Africa and Nepal.  Her passion is to ensure all nurses have the knowledge, skills and professionalism to deliver effective compassionate care to each of their patients.  Catherine is an Honorary Lecturer at the University of Buea and the Higher Institute of Applied Medical Sciences, Cameroon and an international advisor to the Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Nepal.  Currently she is researching whether nursing students' views of health and illness alter during their pre-registration nursing programme.