Higher Education

Nursing Process: Concepts and Applications, 3rd Edition

  • Wanda Walker Seaback Texas A&M University Health Science Center College of Nursing
  • ISBN-10: 1111138192  |  ISBN-13: 9781111138196
  • 224 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2006
  • © 2013 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $62.25
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Practical, applied, and up-to-date, NURSING PROCESS: CONCEPTS AND APPLICATION, Third Edition provides students with a thorough step-by-step approach to the nursing process. The third edition clearly examines the nurse's role and responsibilities , as well as, explains, demonstrates, and tests each part of the nursing process to provide students with a logical approach that can be used independently or in a group setting. Updated student activities, case studies and a new chapter on Concept Mapping ensures that students are well prepared for their future careers.

Features and Benefits

  • Strong applications based format encourages development and retention of knowledge.
  • Step-by-step approach walks students through the stages of the nursing process, so it will quickly become second nature.

Table of Contents

1. Nursing Process Overview.
2. Nursing Diagnosis.
3. Assessment.
4. Planning and Outcome Identification.
5. Implementation.
6. Evaluation.
7. Putting it all together.
8. Basics of Concept Mapping.

What's New

  • New Chapter 8 introduces Concept Mapping basics.
  • Reviewed and refined student practice exercises to enhance student learning.
  • New feature, Reflections, is designed to demonstrate application of concepts.


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Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Resource  (ISBN-10: 1111138206 | ISBN-13: 9781111138202)

The Instructor Companion Website includes PowerPoint presentations, and suggested answers to the student activities.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Wanda Walker Seaback

Wanda Seaback, RN, MS, is a Professor of Nursing at Texas A&M University, Health Science Center, College of Nursing, Bryan, TX. She has been a nurse educator for sixteen years and has taught courses for PN/LVN, Associate Degree Nursing (RN), and BSN (RN) programs.