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Title Common foundation studies in nursing
Edition Fourth edition / [edited by] Jenny Spouse, Carol Cox, Mike Cook
Published Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2008


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 MELB  610.73 Ken/Cfs 2008  Unavailable C19
 W'BOOL  610.73 Ken/Cfs 2008  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 461 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Section I. Personal, professional and ethical aspects of becoming a nurse -- 1. Becoming a nurse -- 2. Learning how to study and learn effectively -- 3. The emotional labour of nursing -- 4. Professional standards and rules: the professional regulatory body and the nursing student -- 5. Learning and working as a nursing student in a multicultural world -- 6. Using a 'toolkit' of activities in your placement --Section II. Essentials of care delivery -- 7. Communication between patients, carers and health care professionals -- 8. Food and nutrition -- 9. Hygiene -- Section III. Care management -- 10. Working in a team -- 11. Managing self and setting priorities in placement -- 12. Decision-making in practice -- 13. Promoting safe practice -- Appendix. NMC outcomes for entry to branch programme
Summary "This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. Now revised and fully updated in line with developments in nurse education, this fourth edition will prove indispensable to pre-registration nursing students on the Common Foundation Programme. It provides an essential guide to working in health care settings and prepares them for entry to their chosen branch programme. It will also be of relevance to other health care professionals such as health care assistants." -- Publisher's website
Notes Previous ed.: Common foundation studies in nursing / edited by Neil Kenworthy, Gillian Snowley, Cynthia Gilling. 2002
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Nursing.
Philosophy, Nursing.
Education, Nursing [MESH]
Interpersonal Relations.
Nursing Care -- standards [MESH]
Nursing [MESH]
Philosophy, Nursing.
Genre/Form nurses' instruction [MESH]
Author Spouse, Jenny.
Cox, Carol Lynn.
Cook, Michael J. (Michael Jamie), 1958-
LC no. 2006049584
ISBN 044310154X