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Foundations of Basic Nursing 3rd Edition

Lois Elaine White, Gena Duncan, Wendy Baumle

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2005, 2002
  • 864 Pages

Overview

FOUNDATIONS OF BASIC NURSING lays the foundation of introductory material for a practical or vocational nursing course of study. The text focuses on fundamental concepts such holistic care, legal responsibilities, communication, and client teaching. Step-by-step basic, intermediate and advanced nursing procedures are presented with full color photos and figures further illustrating the skill. New chapters to this edition include a chapter on self-concept and the promotion of physical and mental wellness, as well as a chapter on spirituality. Abundant special features, NCLEX style questions, and the loaded new StudyWARE CD-ROM make this an engaging, student-friendly text.

Lois Elaine White, Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, TX

Lois Elaine Wacker White earned a diploma in nursing from Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, Springfield, Illinois; an Associate degree in Science from Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, Texas; a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Texas A & I University—Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, Texas; a Master of Science in Education from Corpus Christi State University, Corpus Christi, Texas; and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in education administration—community college from the University of Texas, Austin, Texas. She has taught at Del Mar college, Corpus Christi, Texas, in both the Associate Degree Nursing program and the Vocational Nursing program. For 14 years she was also chairperson of the Department of Vocational Nurse Education. Dr. White has taught fundamentals of nursing, mental health/mental illness, medical-surgical nursing, and maternal/newborn nursing. Her professional career has also included 15 years of clinical practice. Dr. White has served on the Nursing Education Advisory Committee of the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas and the Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners, which developed competencies expected of graduates for each level of nursing. She maintains membership in the Texas Association of Vocational Nurse Educators, Sigma Theta Tau, American Nurses Association, and the National League for Nursing.

Gena Duncan, Lutheran College of Health Professions

Working as an RN for 36 years as a clinician and educator has equipped Gena with a wide range of nursing experiences and varied skills to meet the educational needs of today's students. She has a MSEd and MSN. During her professional career, Gena served as a staff nurse, assistant head nurse of a medical-surgical unit, continuing education instructor, associate professor in an LPN, LPN-RN, and ADN program, and director of an associate degree nursing program. She has taught LPN, ADN, BSN, and MSN nursing students. As a faculty member she taught many nursing courses and served on a statewide curriculum committee for a state college. As director of an associate degree nursing program, she was instrumental in starting and obtaining state board approval of an LPN-RN nursing program. She also assisted with the development of an associate degree program in a state college. Her master's research thesis was titled, An Investigation of Learning Styles of Practical and Baccalaureate Students. The results of the study are published in the Journal of Nursing Education. She has co-authored six textbooks, two foundations of nursing texts, two medical-surgical textbooks, a foundations of maternal and pediatric nursing, and a transitions text for LPN to RN students. Gena presented the topic Clinical Practicum: Ready or Not, at the Health Occupations Students of America 2010 Education Symposium. She has been an active member of Sigma Theta Tau.

Wendy Baumle, James A. Rhodes State College, Lima, Ohio

Wendy Baumle earned a bachelor of science in nursing from The University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, and a master's degree in nursing from The Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio. She has taught at Lutheran College, Fort Wayne, Indiana; James. A. Rhodes State College, in Lima, Ohio; and at Northwest State Community College, Archbold, Ohio. With 20 years as a clinician, educator, school district health coordinator, and academician, Wendy has taught advanced standing LPN to RN transition, nursing theory, fundamentals of nursing, medical-surgical nursing, pediatrics, obstetrics, pharmacology, anatomy and physiology, and ethics in healthcare in practical nursing, associate nursing, and advanced standing transition degree programs. She has membership in a number of professional nursing organizations, such as Sigma Theta Tau, the American Nurses Association, the National League for Nursing, and the Ohio Nurses Association. Currently, Wendy is a nursing instructor at Northwest State Community College in Ohio.
  • Includes completely new chapters on bioterrorism; self-concept; and spirituality.
  • Adds more critical thinking questions to chapters, which increases critical thinking, as well as 10 NCLEX style questions for each chapter to help prepare students for the NCLEX examination.
  • Adds geriatric content to Chapter 10 Lifespan Development and emphasizes geriatric content in Life Span Considerations boxes that appear throughout the text.
  • Updated features includes the addition of concept maps and concept care maps where appropriate as well as new feature Memory Tricks that provides mnemonic devices for important concepts.
  • Exciting new interactive StudyWARE CD-ROM free with purchase provides chapter by chapter quizzes, games such as hangman and crossword puzzles, flashcard activities, animations of physiological processes, video clips of nursing procedures, and much more.
  • Sample Nursing Care Plans provide a model for creating effective care plans (all updated to reflect the most current NANDA Definitions and Classifications), while Case Studies allow the reader to use critical thinking skills to develop additional care plans based on the information provided.
  • All procedures follow the detailed nursing process format. Procedures begin with an overview linking the procedure to text content, then list all equipment needed, then walk step-by-step through the nursing process to outline all details of the procedure, including photographs and line drawings as appropriate.
  • Numerous special features including Client Teaching, Professional Tips, Critical Thinking, Life Span Considerations, Community/Home Health Care, Cultural Considerations enrich the content and provide practical information the nurse can apply directly to practice.
  • Includes NIC/NOC references in Nursing Care Plans to reflect current practice.
  • Includes Nursing Management sections in all Nursing Process sections that emphasize the nurse's responsibilities in delivering safe, effective, and competent care.
1. Student Nurse Skills for Success.
2. Holistic Care.
3. Nursing History, Education, and Organizations.
4. Legal and Ethical Responsibilities.
Unit 2 - The Health Care Environment.
5. The Health Care Delivery System.
6. Arenas of Care.
Unit 3 – Communication.
7. Communication.
8. Client Teaching.
9. Nursing Process/Documentation/Informatics.
Unit 4 - Developmental and Psychosocial Concerns.
10. Lifespan Development.
11. Cultural Considerations.
12. Stress, Adaptation, and Anxiety.
13. Loss, Grief, and Death.
Unit 5 - Health Promotion.
14. Wellness Concepts.
15. Self-concept (NEW).
16. Spirituality (NEW).
17. Complementary/Alternative Therapies.
18. Basic Nutrition.
19. Rest and Sleep.
20. Safety/Hygiene.
Unit 6 - Infection Control.
21. Infection Control/Asepsis.
22. Standard Precautions and Isolation.
23 . Bioterrorism (NEW).
Unit 7 - Fundamental Nursing Care.
24. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance.
25. Medication Administration and IV Therapy.
26. Assessment.
27. Pain Management.
28. Diagnostic Tests.
Unit 8 - Nursing Procedures.
29. Basic Procedures.
30. Intermediate Procedures.
31. Advanced Procedures.
Appendix A. NANDA Nursing Diagnoses 2009-2011.
Appendix B. Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule.
Appendix C. Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols.
Appendix D. English/Spanish Words and Phrases.
Glossary.
Index.

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FOR INSTRUCTORS

Skills Check List

ISBN: 9781428317789
These invaluable step-by-step checklists outline each procedure explained in the text. This instructional aid helps improve clinical and laboratory skills by testing your understanding of the content and by sequencing each step required to accurately and competently perform more than 75 procedures.

Study Guide

ISBN: 9781428317772
The study guide corresponds to the textbook chapters including varied exercises and activities to test the student's knowledge and help apply fundamental nursing principles and skills.

Instructor's Resource

ISBN: 9781428317802
The Instructor Resources CD-ROM is an instructor resource which commonly includes PowerPoint presentations for each core textbook chapter, computerized test bank, Instructor's Manual, and other text-specific resources.

Skills Check List

ISBN: 9781428317840
These invaluable step-by-step checklists outline each procedure explained in the text. This instructional aid helps improve clinical and laboratory skills by testing your understanding of the content and by sequencing each step required to accurately and competently perform more than 75 procedures.

Online Companion

ISBN: 9781428317796
The Online Companion™ provides additional course content, study aids, and sample test questions to help students succeed in the course. The Foundations of Nursing Online Companion provides an instructor password protected side where many of the electronic instructor resources, including power point slides, electronic instructor's manuals and other resources can be found. Our entire library of Online Companions can be easily accessed through http.//www.delmar.cengage.com/companions.

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FOR STUDENTS

Skills Check List

ISBN: 9781428317789
These invaluable step-by-step checklists outline each procedure explained in the text. This instructional aid helps improve clinical and laboratory skills by testing your understanding of the content and by sequencing each step required to accurately and competently perform more than 75 procedures.

Study Guide

ISBN: 9781428317772
The study guide corresponds to the textbook chapters including varied exercises and activities to test the student's knowledge and help apply fundamental nursing principles and skills.

Skills Check List

ISBN: 9781428317840
These invaluable step-by-step checklists outline each procedure explained in the text. This instructional aid helps improve clinical and laboratory skills by testing your understanding of the content and by sequencing each step required to accurately and competently perform more than 75 procedures.

Studyware

ISBN: 9781111537708
Succeed in your nursing course and have fun with Studyware software! This dynamic resource is packed with interactive games, quizzes, and other resources that your mastery of key concepts in the corresponding chapter in your textbook.

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