Study Guide for Fundamentals of Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 10th Edition
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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. NEW! Caring for Patients with Chronic Illness 9. Cultural Competence 10. Family Dynamics 11. Developmental Theories 12. Conception Through Adolescence 13. Young and Middle Adult 14. Older Adults
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. Informatics and Documentation
Unit 5: Foundations for Nursing Practice 27. Patient Safety and Quality 28. Infection Prevention and Control 29. Vital Signs 30. Health Assessment and Physical Examination 31. Medication Administration 32. Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Therapies
Unit 6: Promoting Psychosocial Health 33. Self-Concept 34. Sexuality 35. Spiritual Health 36. Loss and Grief 37. Stress and Coping
Unit 7: Promoting Physical Health 38. Activity and Exercise 39. Immobility 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. Perioperative Nursing Care
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