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

Details

No. of pages:
496
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby Canada
Print ISBN:
9781926648521
eBook ISBN:
9781771721059

About the authors

Patricia Potter

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

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Affiliations and Expertise

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