Study Guide for Fundamentals of Nursing - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323358538, 9780323358613

Study Guide for Fundamentals of Nursing

1st Edition

Authors: Barbara Yoost Lynne Crawford Patricia Castaldi
eBook ISBN: 9780323358613
eBook ISBN: 9780323358576
Paperback ISBN: 9780323358538
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 24th February 2015
Page Count: 200

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Introducing Yoost and Crawford’s Study Guide for Fundamentals of Nursing: Active Learning for Collaborative Practice — an essential new study tool for success in nursing fundamentals. Keyed chapter-by-chapter to the text, this handy resource features study group discussion questions and review questions for each chapter that make learning key chapter objectives fun. And with printable Skills Performance checklists on Evolve and answers to all review questions at the end of the study guide, it will enhance your learning of difficult skills and concepts.

Table of Contents

Unit I: Nursing Basics
1. Nursing, Theory, and Professional Practice
2. Values, Beliefs, and Caring
3. Communication
4. Critical Thinking in Nursing
Unit II: Nursing Process
5. Introduction to the Nursing Process
6. Assessment
7. Nursing Diagnosis
8. Planning
9. Implementation and Evaluation
Unit III: Nursing Practice
10. Documentation, Electronic Health Records, and Reporting
11. Ethical and Legal Considerations
12. Leadership and Management
13. Evidence-Based Practice and Nursing Research
14. Health Literacy and Patient Education
15. Nursing Informatics
16. Health and Wellness
Unit IV: Nursing Assessment
17. Human Development: Conception Through Adolescence
18. Human Development: Young Adult Through Older Adult
19. Vital Signs
20. Health History and Physical Assessment
21. Ethnicity and Cultural Assessment
22. Spiritual Health
23. Public Health, Community-based, and Home Health Care
24. Human Sexuality
Unit V: Nursing Principles 
25. Safety
26. Asepsis and Infection Control
27. Hygiene and Personal Care
28. Activity, Immobility, and Safe Movement
29. Skin Integrity and Wound Care
30. Nutrition 
31. Cognitive and Sensory Alterations 
32. Stress and Coping 
33. Sleep 
Unit VI: Nursing Care 
34. Diagnostic Testing 
35. Medication Administration
36. Pain Management
37. Perioperative Nursing Care
38. Oxygenation and Tissue Perfusion
39. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance 
40. Bowel Elimination 
41. Urinary Elimination 
42. Death and Loss

Appendix A: Abbreviations, Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes
Appendix B: NANDA-I Diagnostic Labels
Appendix C: NCLEX-Style Question Study Tips


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About the Author

Barbara Yoost

Lynne Crawford

Patricia Castaldi

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Practical Nursing Program, Union County College; Plainfield, NJ