Skills in Clinical Nursing

Skills in Clinical Nursing, 9th edition

  • Audrey T. Berman, 
  • Shirlee Snyder

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Overview

Skills in Clinical Nursing sets the foundation for nursing excellence. It presents detailed information on the 161 most important skills performed by nurses, with skills organized from the simple to the more complex. You’ll learn how to think like a nurse and apply what you’re reading to this exciting field.

Published by Pearson (March 27th 2020) - Copyright © 2021

ISBN-13: 9780135421345

Subject: Nursing

Category: Core Nursing Courses

Table of contents

UNIT 1: FUNDAMENTAL CARE
1. Essential Skills
2. Infection Prevention

UNIT 2: HEALTH ASSESSMENT
3. Vital Signs
4. Health Assessment
5. Diagnostic Testing

UNIT 3: ASSISTING WITH CLIENT HYGIENE AND COMFORT
6. Client Hygiene
7. Bedmaking
8. Heat and Cold Measures
9. Pain Assessment and Management

UNIT 4: MOBILITY AND SAFETY
10. Positioning the Client
11. Mobilizing the Client
12. Fall Prevention, Restraints, and Seizure Precautions
13. Maintaining Joint Mobility

UNIT 5: MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION
14. Drug Calculations
15. Administering Oral and Enteral Medications
16. Administering Topical Medications
17. Administering Parenteral Medications
18. Administering Intravenous Therapy

UNIT 6: NUTRITION AND ELIMINATION
19. Feeding Clients
20. Assisting with Urinary Elimination
21. Assisting with Fecal Elimination
22. Caring for the Client with Peritoneal Dialysis

UNIT 7: CIRCULATORY AND VENTILATORY SUPPORT
23. Promoting Circulation
24. Breathing Exercises
25. Oxygen Therapy
26. Suctioning
27. Caring for the Client with a Tracheostomy
28. Caring for the Client on Mechanical Ventilation
29. Caring for the Client with Chest Tube Drainage
30. Administering Emergency Measures to the Hospitalized Client

UNIT 8: WOUNDS AND INJURY CARE
31. Performing Wound and Pressure Injury Care
32. Orthopedic Care
33. Performing Perioperative Care
34. End-of-Life Care

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