Fundamentals of Nursing

Fundamentals of Nursing, 11th edition

  • Audrey T. Berman, 
  • Shirlee Snyder, 
  • Geralyn Frandsen

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Overview

Kozier & Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing provides you with a core foundation of contemporary professional nursing practices so you can succeed in today's environment.

Published by Pearson (September 18th 2020) - Copyright © 2021

ISBN-13: 9780136872986

Subject: Nursing

Category: Core Nursing Courses

Table of contents

UNIT 1: THE NATURE OF NURSING
1. Historical and Contemporary Nursing Practice
2. Evidence-Based Practice and Research in Nursing
3. Legal Aspects of Nursing
4. Values, Ethics, and Advocacy

UNIT 2: CONTEMPORARY HEALTH CARE
5. Health Care Delivery Systems
6. Community Nursing and Care Continuity
7. Home Health Nursing Care
8. Electronic Health Records and Information Technology

UNIT 3: THE NURSING PROCESS
9. Critical Thinking and Nursing Practice
10. Assessing
11. Diagnosing
12. Planning
13. Implementing and Evaluating
14. Documenting and Reporting

UNIT 4: INTEGRAL ASPECTS OF NURSING
15. Caring
16. Communicating
17. Teaching
18. Leading, Managing, and Delegating

UNIT 5: HEALTH BELIEFS AND PRACTICES
19. Health Promotion
20. Health, Wellness, and Illness
21. Culturally Responsive Nursing Care
22. Complementary and Alternative Healing Modalities

UNIT 6: LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENT
23. Concepts of Growth and Development
24. Promoting Health from Conception Through Adolescence
25. Promoting Health in Young and Middle-Aged Adults
26. Promoting Health in Older Adults
27. Promoting Family Health

UNIT 7: ASSESSING HEALTH
28. Vital Signs
29. Health Assessment
30. Pain Assessment and Management

UNIT 8: INTEGRAL COMPONENTS OF CLIENT CARE
31. Asepsis
32. Safety
33. Hygiene
34. Diagnostic Testing
35. Medication Administration
36. Skin Integrity and Wound Care
37. Perioperative Nursing

UNIT 9: PROMOTING PSYCHOSOCIAL HEALTH
38. Sensory Perception
39. Self-Concept
40. Sexuality
41. Spirituality
42. Stress and Coping
43. Loss, Grieving, and Death

UNIT 10: PROMOTING PHYSIOLOGICAL HEALTH
44. Activity and Exercise
45. Sleep
46. Nutrition
47. Urinary Elimination
48. Fecal Elimination
49. Oxygenation
50. Circulation
51. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance

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