Study Guide for Fundamentals of Nursing

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Study Guide for Fundamentals of Nursing


Introducing Yoost and Crawford’s Study Guide for Fundamentals of Nursing: Active Learning for Collaborative Practice — an essential new study tool for success in nursing fundamentals. Keyed chapter-by-chapter to the text, this handy resource features study group discussion questions and review questions for each chapter that make learning key chapter objectives fun. And with printable Skills Performance checklists on Evolve and answers to all review questions at the end of the study guide, it will enhance your learning of difficult skills and concepts.

    • Enhances comprehension of material from every chapter in Fundamentals of Nursing: Active Learning for Collaborative Practice.
    • Chapter review questions, including multiple choice, matching, true-false, completion, image labeling and more, make learning key chapter objectives fun.
    • Practice Situations in each chapter provide a case study and questions to answer.
    • Study group review questions for each chapter enhance learning of difficult concepts.
    • Skills Performance checklists, updated to match the latest versions of skills, are interactive, printable, and available on Evolve.
    • Answers to all review questions at the end of the study guide help you master the fundamentals of nursing.

    Unit I: Nursing Basics 1. Nursing, Theory, and Professional Practice 2. Values, Beliefs, and Caring 3. Communication 4. Critical Thinking in Nursing Unit II: Nursing Process 5. Introduction to the Nursing Process 6. Assessment 7. Nursing Diagnosis 8. Planning 9. Implementation and Evaluation Unit III: Nursing Practice 10. Documentation, Electronic Health Records, and Reporting 11. Ethical and Legal Considerations 12. Leadership and Management 13. Evidence-Based Practice and Nursing Research 14. Health Literacy and Patient Education 15. Nursing Informatics 16. Health and Wellness Unit IV: Nursing Assessment 17. Human Development: Conception Through Adolescence 18. Human Development: Young Adult Through Older Adult 19. Vital Signs 20. Health History and Physical Assessment 21. Ethnicity and Cultural Assessment 22. Spiritual Health 23. Public Health, Community-based, and Home Health Care 24. Human Sexuality Unit V: Nursing Principles  25. Safety 26. Asepsis and Infection Control 27. Hygiene and Personal Care 28. Activity, Immobility, and Safe Movement 29. Skin Integrity and Wound Care 30. Nutrition  31. Cognitive and Sensory Alterations  32. Stress and Coping  33. Sleep  Unit VI: Nursing Care  34. Diagnostic Testing  35. Medication Administration 36. Pain Management 37. Perioperative Nursing Care 38. Oxygenation and Tissue Perfusion 39. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance  40. Bowel Elimination  41. Urinary Elimination  42. Death and Loss

    Appendix A: Abbreviations, Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes Appendix B: NANDA-I Diagnostic Labels Appendix C: NCLEX-Style Question Study Tips

    Barbara L Yoost, Lynne R Crawford and Patricia Castaldi, DNP, RN, Director, Practical Nursing Program, Union County College; Plainfield, NJ


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