Skills Performance Checklists for Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques - 8th Edition - ISBN: 9780323088985, 9780323293921

Skills Performance Checklists for Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques

8th Edition

Authors: Anne Perry Patricia Potter Wendy Ostendorf
eBook ISBN: 9780323293921
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 18th March 2013
Page Count: 624

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Master the clinical skills and techniques you need to succeed as a nurse! Designed to accompany Potter and Perry's Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques, 8th Edition, these handy checklists help you perform each skill and procedure presented in the textbook. By following these step-by-step checklists, you will build skills and assess your proficiency quickly and easily.

Key Features

  • A skills performance checklist is included for every skill and procedural guideline in the Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques, 8th Edition textbook, with step-by-step instructions for over 200 basic, intermediate, and advanced nursing skills.
  • Thorough and convenient documentation of skill mastery is provided for easier self-evaluation.
  • Perforated pages make it easy to submit forms to instructors during clinical skills lab.

Table of Contents

1. Using Evidence in Practice

2. Admitting, Transfer, and Discharge

3. Communication

4. Documentation and Informatics

5. Vital Signs

6. Health Assessment

7. Medical Asepsis

8. Sterile Technique

9. Safe Patient Handling

10. Exercise & Ambulation

11. Orthopedic Measures

12. Support Surfaces

13. Safety and Quality Improvement

14. Disaster Preparedness

15. Pain Assessment and Basic Comfort Measures

16. Palliative Care

17. Personal Hygiene and Bedmaking

18. Pressure Ulcer Care

19. Eye and Ear Care

20. Safe Medication Preparation

21. Oral and Topical Medications

22. Parenteral Medications

23. Oxygen Therapy

24. Performing Chest Physiotherapy

25. Airway Management

26. Closed Chest Drainage Systems

27. Emergency Measure for Life Support

28. Intravenous and Vascular Access Therapy

29. Blood Transfusions

30. Oral Nutrition

31. Enteral Nutrition

32. Parenteral Nutrition

33. Urinary Elimination

34. Bowel Elimination and Gastric Intubation

35. Ostomy Care

36. Preoperative/Postoperative Care

37. Intraoperative Care

38. Wound Care

39. Dressings, Bandages, and Binders

40. Warm and Cold Therapy

41. Home Care Safety

42. Home Care Teaching

43. Specimen Collection

44. Diagnostic Procedures


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About the Authors

Anne Perry

Anne Griffin Perry, RN, MSN, EdD, FAAN is a Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Associate Dean, School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois.

Patricia Potter

Patricia A. Potter, RN, MSN, PhD, FAAN is a Director of Research, Patient Care Services Barnes-Jewish Hospital St. Louis, Missouri.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Research, Patient Care Services, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri

Wendy Ostendorf

Wendy Ostendorf, RN, MS, EdD, CNE

Affiliations and Expertise

Walden University Minneapolis,Minnesota