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The Handbook for Nursing Associates and Assistant Practitioners
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The Handbook for Nursing Associates and Assistant Practitioners

Third Edition
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November 2022 | 512 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

The essential handbook for trainee nursing associates and anyone undertaking a foundation degree or higher-level apprenticeship in healthcare practice.

This bestselling book will see you through all aspects of your programme, from the skills and knowledge you need to get started through to more advanced topics such as leadership and pathophysiology. Covering all of the topics you will study in clear, straightforward language, it builds your confidence and competence as an effective healthcare professional.  

Key features:

-          Mapped to the 2018 NMC Standards and other relevant healthcare codes and standards

-          New chapter on medicines management

-          Filled with case studies, scenarios and activities illustrating theory in real life practice

 
Part One: Academic, Personal and Professional Development
 
Chapter 1: Developing Academic Study Skills: Techniques and Guidance for Undergraduate Students - Chris Counihan
 
Chapter 2: Personal and Professional Development - Gillian Rowe
 
Chapter 3: Leadership and Teamwork in Health and Social Care - Michelle Henderson
 
Chapter 4: Practising Values and Ethics in Health and Care Settings - Gillian Rowe
 
Chapter 5: Applied Health Sciences - Gillian Rowe and Ami Jackson
 
Part Two: Biosciences and Essential Knowledge and Skills for Care
 
Chapter 6: Bioscience - Gillian Rowe
 
Chapter 7: Advanced Health Science: Genomics and Pathophysiology - Gillian Rowe
 
Chapter 8 Prevention and Control of Infection - Deborah Gee
 
Chapter 9: Essential Skills for Care - Gillian Rowe
 
Chapter 10: Essential Skills: Medicines Management and Administration - Gillian Rowe
 
Chapter 11: Public Health - Michelle Henderson and Gillian Rowe
 
Chapter 12: Health Promotion - Scott Ellis
 
Part Three: Working with Different Groups of People
 
Chapter 13: Introduction to Mental Health and Wellbeing - Gillian Rowe
 
Chapter 14: Protecting Children and Vulnerable Adults - Janette Barnes and Jade Carter-Bennett
 
Chapter 15 Additional Needs and Challenging Behaviours in Adults and Children - Kevin Graham and Gillian Rowe

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