Virtual Clinical Excursions 3.0 for Adult Health Nursing

5th Edition

Editor:

  • Barbara Christensen
    • Print ISBN 9780323043380

    Key Features

    • Promotes active learning as students identify information to collect and process data for evidence-based patient care.
    • Exposes students to realistic information resources — such as the EPR, MAR, and extensive Charts — to prepare them for data management and decision-making on the floor.
    • Improves core computing skills as students access and evaluate the diverse hospital databases.
    • Reinforces the precepts of safe medication administration as students select, prepare, and administer medications in a harm-free environment.
    • Augments knowledge of physical assessment by allowing students to examine and record vital signs, head & neck, chest, back & spine, upper extremities, abdomen, pelvic, and lower extremities.
    • Fully integrates the psychosocial aspect of nursing through nurse-client interaction videos, underscoring the psychosocial component of patient care.
    • Includes over 250 NCLEX® examination-style questions that offer built-in testing of clinical knowledge.

    Table of Contents

    Getting Started

    Getting Set Up

    A Quick Tour

    A Detailed Tour

    Reducing Medication Errors

    Unit 1: Care of the Patient with a Musculoskeletal Disorder

    Lesson 1: Assessment of the Patient with Osteomyelitis

    Lesson 2: Care of the Patient Experiencing Comorbid Conditions (Musculoskeletal and Endocrine)

    Lesson 3: Developing a Plan of Care for the Patient with Osteomyelitis

    Unit 2: Care of the Surgical Patient

    Lesson 4: Postoperative Assessment

    Lesson 5: Postoperative Complications

    Unit 3: Care of the Patient with a Respiratory Disorder

    Lesson 6: Care of the Patient with Pneumonia

    Lesson 7: Care of the Patient Experiencing Comorbid Conditions (Musculoskeletal and Respiratory)

    Lesson 8: Prioritizing Care for a Patient with a Pulmonary Disorder

    Unit 4: Care of the Patient Experiencing Asthma

    Lesson 9: Care of the Patient Experiencing Exacerbation of an Asthmatic Condition

    Lesson 10: Developing a Plan of Care for the Asthmatic Patient with Psychological Complications

    Unit 5: Care of the Patient Diagnosed with Cancer

    Lesson 11: Care and Treatment of the Patient with Complications of Cancer

    Lesson 12: Care and Treatment of the Patient with Cancer

    Unit 6: Care of the Patient with a Gastrointestinal Disorder

    Lesson 13: Assessment of the Patient with Gastrointestinal Complications

    Lesson 14: Colorectal Cancer and Care of the Patient After Gastrointestinal Surgery

    Details

    No. of pages:
    176
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2007
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby
    Print ISBN:
    9780323043380

    About the editor

    Barbara Christensen

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Formerly, Nurse Educator, Mid-Plains Community College, North Platte, NE