With a complex range of chronic illnesses identified as national health priorities in Australia and New Zealand, nurses and health professionals are increasingly caring for people with chronic disease and disability across a variety of care settings. Acquiring the relevant knowledge and skills to work with people who have a chronic illness and/or disability is vital to providing quality, competent care.
Living with Chronic Illness and Disability: principles for nursing practice, 3rd edition has been fully revised to reflect the most current local and international research, focusing on a range of common chronic illnesses and disabilities, including: stroke, cancer, heart disease, mental illness, dementia, diabetes, asthma and obesity.
The third edition provides a holistic framework and models of care that are essential for caring for individuals and families living the lif ealtering journey of chronic illness and disability.
SECTION 1 - FRAMEWORKS FOR CHRONIC ILLNESS AND DISABILITY:
1. Chronic illness and disability: an overview
2. Role of the interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary team
3. Models of care
5. Psychosocial care
6. Stigmatisation of people living with a chronic illness or disability
8. Developmental and intellectual disability
9. Management of chronic pain
10. Rehabilitation for the individual and family
11. Impact of obesity
SECTION 2 - PRINCIPLES FOR NURSING PRACTICE:
13. Principles for nursing practice: Schizophrenia
14. Principles for nursing practice: Depression
15. Principles for nursing practice: Advanced dementia
16. Principles for nursing practice: Stroke (cerebrovascular accident)
17. Principles for nursing practice: Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis and motor neuron disease
18. Principles for nursing practice: Chronic asthma
19. Principles for nursing practice: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
20. Principles for nursing practice: Coronary heart disease
21. Principles for nursing practice: Chronic heart failure
22. Principles for nursing practice: Chronic kidney disease
23. Principles for nursing practice: Chronic diseases of the bowel
24. Principles for nursing practice: Non-melanocytic skin cancers and melanoma
25. Principles for nursing practice: osteoarthritis and osteoporosis
26. Principles for nursing practice: diabetes
27. Principles for nursing practice: HIV/AIDS
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- 28th June 2017
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Director of Research, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Western Sydney University, NSW
Head of School, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine NSW/ACT, Australian Catholic University; Adjunct Associate Professor , Western Sydney University, NSW.
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