Kozier & Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing: Concepts, Process and Practice, 11th edition

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

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Kozier & Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing provides a core foundation of contemporary professional nursing so you can succeed in today's environment. From fundamental skills such as managing and communicating to assessing health and client care, the text sets the foundation for excellence in a dramatically changing healthcare system. By showing you how the material you're learning about is applied in nursing practice, the authors teach you how to think like a nurse.

The 11th Edition includes QSEN features that foster connections between text material and actual nursing practice, which helps you to develop your clinical-reasoning abilities. Other updates include new examples, additional photos and the latest standards of care.

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

ISBN-13: 9780136872986

Subject: Fundamentals of Nursing

Category: Kozier & Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing: Concepts, Process and Practice

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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

  1. Health Care Delivery Systems
  2. Community Nursing and Care Continuity
  3. Home Health Nursing Care
  4. Electronic Health Records and Information Technology

UNIT 3: THE NURSING PROCESS

  1. Critical Thinking and Nursing Practice
  2. Assessing
  3. Diagnosing
  4. Planning
  5. Implementing and Evaluating
  6. Documenting and Reporting

UNIT 4: INTEGRAL ASPECTS OF NURSING

  1. Caring
  2. Communicating
  3. Teaching
  4. Leading, Managing, and Delegating

UNIT 5: HEALTH BELIEFS AND PRACTICES

  1. Health Promotion
  2. Health, Wellness, and Illness
  3. Culturally Responsive Nursing Care
  4. Complementary and Alternative Healing Modalities

UNIT 6: LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENT

  1. Concepts of Growth and Development
  2. Promoting Health from Conception Through Adolescence
  3. Promoting Health in Young and Middle-Aged Adults
  4. Promoting Health in Older Adults
  5. Promoting Family Health

UNIT 7: ASSESSING HEALTH

  1. Vital Signs
  2. Health Assessment
  3. Pain Assessment and Management

UNIT 8: INTEGRAL COMPONENTS OF CLIENT CARE

  1. Asepsis
  2. Safety
  3. Hygiene
  4. Diagnostic Testing
  5. Medication Administration
  6. Skin Integrity and Wound Care
  7. Perioperative Nursing

UNIT 9: PROMOTING PSYCHOSOCIAL HEALTH

  1. Sensory Perception
  2. Self-Concept
  3. Sexuality
  4. Spirituality
  5. Stress and Coping
  6. Loss, Grieving, and Death

UNIT 10: PROMOTING PHYSIOLOGICAL HEALTH

  1. Activity and Exercise
  2. Sleep
  3. Nutrition
  4. Urinary Elimination
  5. Fecal Elimination
  6. Oxygenation
  7. Circulation
  8. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance

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