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Introduction to Nursing for First Year Students

Introduction to Nursing for First Year Students

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November 2019 | Learning Matters

The perfect resource for Nursing Students's first year of study!

Covering all the skills, theory and knowledge that students will need to succeed it is packed full of information covering the core of first year nursing study.

The book introduces the full range of nursing skills and knowledge including:

·         Research, academic and study skills

·         Core clinical skills for effective practice

·         Effective communication

·         The biological science underpinning nursing

Using innovative activities, scenarios and case studies, the book puts theory into context and brings the subject to life. Whether preparing for their first practice placement, tackling assignments or revising for end-of-year exams, this book will support your students through it.

Chapter 1: Professional values and practice
Chapter 2: Introduction to researching, resources and academic skills
Chapter 3: Communication skills for nursing practice
Chapter 4: Professional skills for adult nursing I: Assessment tools for clinical practice
Chapter 5: Professional skills for adult nursing II: Developing practical clinical skills
Chapter 6: Anatomy and Physiology for beginners
Chapter 7: Person centered care: From secondary to primary care
Chapter 8: Understanding pharmacology and working with medicines
Chapter 9: Contemporary issues in nursing
Chapter 10: Death, dying and cultural practices

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