Study Guide for Canadian Fundamentals of Nursing, 6th Edition
Ensure you’re getting the most out of your textbook with this helpful study tool! Corresponding to Canadian Fundamentals of Nursing, Sixth Edition, this study guide helps you master the key nursing concepts with review questions, exercises, and learning activities. In addition, skills performance checklists make it easier to learn and master important nursing procedures.
- Multiple choice review questions help you to evaluate how well you understand key chapter objectives.
- Comprehensive Understanding sections help you master the key topics and main ideas in each chapter.
- Critical Thinking Model exercises help you to apply what you’ve learned in the case studies.
- Preliminary Readings refer you back to the related text chapter.
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Unit 1: Health and Health Care in Canada 1. Health and Wellness 2. The Canadian Health Care Delivery System 3. The Development of Nursing in Canada 4. Community Health Nursing Practice
Unit 2: Foundations of Nursing Practice 5. Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice 6. Evidence-Informed Practice 7. Nursing Values and Ethics 8. Legal Implications in Nursing Practice 9. Global Health 10. Indigenous Health 11. Nursing Leadership, Management, and Collaborative Practice
Unit 3: Approaches to Nursing Care 12. Critical Thinking in Nursing Practice 13. Nursing Assessment, Diagnosis, and Planning 14. Implementing and Evaluating Nursing Care 15. Documenting and Reporting 16. Nursing Informatics and Canadian Nursing Practice
Unit 4: Working with Patients and Families 17. Communication and Relational Practice 18. Patient-Centred Care: Interprofessional Client-Centred Collaborative Practice 19. Family Nursing 20. Patient Education
Unit 5: Caring Throughout the Lifespan 21. Developmental Theories 22. Conception Through Adolescence 23. Young to Middle Adulthood 24. Older Persons 25. The Experience of Loss, Death, and Grief
Unit 6: Psychosocial Considerations 26. Self-Concept 27. Sexuality 28. Spirituality in Health Care 29. Stress and Adaptation
Unit 7: Scientific Basis for Nursing Practice 30. Vital Signs 31. Pain Assessment and Management 32. Health Assessment and Physical Examination 33. Infection Prevention and Control 34. Medication Administration 35. Complementary and Alternative Approaches in Health Care
Unit 8: Basic Physiological Needs 36. Activity and Exercise 37. Quality and Patient Safety 38. Hygiene 39. Cardiopulmonary Functioning and Oxygenation 40. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balances 41. Sleep 42. Nutrition 43. Urinary Elimination 44. Bowel Elimination
Unit 9: Patients with Special Needs 45. Mobility and Immobility 46. Skin Integrity and Wound Care 47. Sensory Alterations 48. 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, Barbara J. Astle, PhD, RN, Associate Professor, School of Nursing; Director, Centre for Equity & Global Engagement, Trinity Western University, Langley, British Columbia, Wendy Duggleby, RN, PhD, AOCN, Associate Dean Research and Nursing Research Chair Aging and Quality of Life;
Director Innovations in Seniors Care Research Unit,
Faculty of Nursing Level 3, Edmonton Clinic Health Academy,
University of Alberta,
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