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Introduction to Nursing for First Year Students

Introduction to Nursing for First Year Students

First Edition
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January 2020 | 296 pages | Learning Matters

The perfect resource for Nursing Students's first year of study!

Covering all the skills, theory and knowledge that students will need to succeed it is packed full of information covering the core of first year nursing study.

The book introduces the full range of nursing skills and knowledge including:

·         Research, academic and study skills

·         Core clinical skills for effective practice

·         Effective communication

·         The biological science underpinning nursing

Using innovative activities, scenarios and case studies, the book puts theory into context and brings the subject to life. Whether preparing for their first practice placement, tackling assignments or revising for end-of-year exams, this book will support your students through it.

Calvin Moorley
Marie Culloty and Beverly Joshua
Chapter 1: Professional values and practice
Stephen Bowman, Pamela Thomas, Adebisi Adelaja and Marian Brown
Chapter 2: Introduction to research, resources and academic practices
Calvin Moorley, Xabi Cathala and Nova Corcoran
Chapter 3: Communication in Nursing
Calvin Moorley and Alwin Puthenpurakal
Chapter 4: Professional skills for adult nursing: Part 1
Calvin Moorley, Mynesha Sankar and Sonia Kirby
Chapter 5: Professional skills for adult nursing: Part 2
Xabi Cathala and Alexandra Costa
Chapter 6: Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
Nicholas Gladstone, Chioma Noyedinma-Ndubueze and Nova Corcoran
Chapter 7: Person centered care: From secondary to primary care
Debra Jones and Rosetta West
Chapter 8: Understanding pharmacology introducing medicines management
Jane Crussell and Robert Murphy
Chapter 9: Death, dying and cultural practices within palliative and end-of-life care
Peter Jones
Chapter 10: Contemporary issues in nursing

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