Study Guide for Fundamentals of Nursing – Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 9th Edition
Get the most from your fundamentals education with the Study Guide for Fundamentals of Nursing, 9th Edition! Corresponding to the chapters in Fundamentals of Nursing, 9th Edition, this study guide helps reinforce your understanding of key nursing concepts through review questions, exercises, and learning activities. Also included are online skills checklists that walk you through all of the nursing procedures found in your fundamentals text.
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Unit 1: Nursing and the Health Care Environment 1. Nursing Today 2. The Health Care Delivery System 3. Community-Based Nursing Practice 4. Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice 5. Evidence-Based Practice
Unit 2: Caring Throughout the Life Span 6. Health and Wellness 7. Caring in Nursing Practice 8. Caring for the Cancer Survivor 9. Cultural Awareness 10. Caring for Families 11. Developmental Theories 12. Conception Through Adolescence 13. Young to Middle Adult 14. Older Adult
Unit 3: Critical Thinking in Nursing Practice 15. Critical Thinking in Nursing Practice 16. Nursing Assessment 17. Nursing Diagnosis 18. Planning Nursing Care 19. Implementing Nursing Care 20. Evaluation 21. Managing Patient Care
Unit 4: Professional Standards in Nursing Practice 22. Ethics and Values 23. Legal Implications in Nursing Practice 24. Communication 25. Patient Education 26. Documentation and Informatics
Unit 5: Foundations for Nursing Practice 27. Patient Safety and Quality 28. Immobility 29. Infection Prevention and Control 30. Vital Signs 31. Health Assessment and Physical Examination 32. Medication Administration 33. Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Unit 6: Psychosocial Basis for Nursing Practice 34. Self-Concept 35. Sexuality 36. Spiritual Health 37. The Experience of Loss, Death, and Grief 38. Stress and Coping
Unit 7: Physiological Basis for Nursing Practice 39. Activity and Exercise 40. Hygiene 41. Oxygenation 42. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance 43. Sleep 44. Pain Management 45. Nutrition 46. Urinary Elimination 47. Bowel Elimination 48. Skin Integrity and Wound Care 49. Sensory Alterations 50. Care of Surgical Patients
Patricia A. Potter, RN, MSN, PhD, FAAN, Director of Research, Patient Care Services
St. Louis, MO, Anne Griffin Perry, RN, EdD, FAAN, Professor and Associate Dean, School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL, Patricia Stockert, RN, BSN, MS, PhD, President of the College, Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing, Peoria, IL, Amy Hall, RN, BSN, MS, PhD, CNE, Professor and Dean, School of Nursing, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Geralyn Ochs, RN, ACNP-BC, ANP-BC, Assistant Professorof Nursing, Coordinator of the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program, St. Louis University, School of Nursing, St. Louis, MO