Study Guide for Canadian Fundamentals of Nursing

5th Edition


  • Patricia Potter
  • Anne Perry
  • Kyla Janzen
  • Key Features

    • Multiple-choice review questions include matching, short answer, multiple choice, and true/false questions to evaluate your understanding and provide test-taking practice.
    • Case studies show how key concepts from the text apply to real-world clinical scenarios.
    • Critical Thinking Model exercises help you apply what you have learned in the case studies.
    • Skills performance checklists help you measure your mastery of important nursing procedures.
    • Comprehensive Understanding sections help you master the key topics and main ideas in each chapter.
    • Perforated pages are easy to tear out and hand in as homework assignments.

    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
    5. Unit 2: Foundations of Nursing Practice

    6. Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice
    7. Research as a Basis for Practice
    8. Nursing Values and Ethics
    9. Legal Implications in Nursing Practice
    10. Global Health, Culture, and Diversity
    11. Nursing Leadership, Management, and Collaborative Practice
    12. Unit 3: Approaches to Nursing Care

    13. Critical Thinking in Nursing Practice
    14. Nursing Assessment and Diagnosis
    15. Planning and Implementing Nursing Care
    16. Evaluation of Nursing Care
    17. Documenting and Reporting
    18. Nursing Informatics and Canadian Nursing Practice
    19. Unit 4: Working with Patients and Families

    20. Communication
    21. Caring in Nursing Practice
    22. Family Nursing
    23. Patient Education
    24. Unit 5: Caring Throughout the Lifespan

    25. Developmental Theories
    26. Conception Through Adolescence
    27. Young to Middle Adulthood
    28. Older Adulthood
    29. Unit 6: Psychosocial Considerations

    30. Self-Concept
    31. Sexuality
    32. Spiritual Health
    33. The Experience of Loss, Death, and Grief
    34. Stress and Adaptation
    35. Unit 7: Scientific Basis for Nursing Practice


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    About the authors

    Patricia Potter

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

    Anne Perry

    Anne Griffin Perry, RN, EdD, FAAN, Professor and Associate Dean, School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL