Study Guide for Canadian Fundamentals of Nursing - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9781771721264

Study Guide for Canadian Fundamentals of Nursing

6th Edition

Paperback ISBN: 9781771721264
Imprint: Mosby Canada
Published Date: 15th June 2018
Page Count: 352

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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.

Key Features

  • 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.

Table of Contents

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


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