A guide for nurses
Author: Benita Wilson,Andrea Woollands,David Barrett
This clear and intuitive introduction to care planning for nurses explains the benefits of holistic, individualised care planning from a professional and clinical perspective. Using the ASPIRE model, it guides the reader step-by-step through a problem-solving approach to care, from assessing patients and identifying their needs, to planning goals and interventions, and evaluating progress. The book is structured to explain the theory of care planning in relation to a number of common nursing models and then show how the theory can best be put into practice. It draws on recent research to show how nurses can develop individualised care plans from scratch or use and adapt a range of ‘off-the-shelf’ tools. It is written in a clear, succinct and down-to-earth writing style, which will put students immediately at their ease, and is rich with pedagogic features, including: ‘Stop and think’ boxes to check understanding; boxed ‘Practice examples’ to illustrate points made; ‘Research summary’ boxes to highlight relevant and important studies; ‘What have you learnt so far?’ features to recap on key points of discussion; mini care plans; regular activities to encourage the reader to apply what they have learnt to particular practice scenarios. This is a go-to text for all pre-registration nursing students taking courses on the theory and practice of effective healthcare delivery.
For Adults in Acute, Extended, and Home Care Settings
Author: Susan Puderbaugh Ulrich,Suzanne Weyland Canale
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
This practical, comprehensive resource helps nurses plan individualized care for clients in the medical-surgical, extended care, or home care environments. It covers more than 70 individual disorders with detailed care plans. The book also includes an Online Care Planner that allows users to edit and print nursing diagnosis care plans.
Author: Lloyd, Marjorie
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
This accessible guide takes the mystery and fear out of care planning and will help you to develop a person centred approach to delivering good quality nursing care in all clinical settings. The book explores each part of the care planning process in detail and provides opportunities for you to reflect upon practice and to develop effective skills.
Author: Charlotte Cox
The position of nurse case managers can be a rewarding but challenging career, as these managers play a vital role in a patient’s care. In A Guide for Nurse Case Managers, author Charlotte Cox provides an insightful guide to this evolving field of medicine. Geared for those working in hospital settings, clinics, and health plan offices, this helpful reference text provides guidelines, tips, and tools for becoming a successful nurse case manager. With more than thirty years of health care experience, Cox provides a detailed overview of this important nursing position that works to usher a patient through the health care system. A Guide for Nurse Case Managers • defines the case manager role; • provides an understanding of the basics of utilization and case management; • gives an overview of Medicare and Medicaid procedures; • discusses the care planning process; • shows how to structure a community resource base. Whether you are a new case manager, a student, or a seasoned nurse needing a refresher about job basics, A Guide for Nurse Case Managers will help to shape your practice, provide valuable tips and reference tools, and help you with proven organizational ideas to succeed in the career.
A Good Practice Guide to Delivering Person-Centred Care
Author: Hazel May,Paul Edwards,Dawn Brooker
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
The correlation between 'disengagement' and illness in people with dementia living in long-term care settings is becoming more widely recognised, and developing and adapting front-line staff responses to the changing needs of individuals is a crucial factor in addressing this problem. This book presents a complete practical framework for whole person assessment, care planning and review of persons with dementia or signs of dementia (including those with learning disabilities) who are in need of, or already receiving, health and/or social support. The book provides photocopiable assessment forms, guidelines for carrying out the assessment, and suggestions for tailored interventions based on the profile that emerges from the assessment process. The authors also include a clear explanation of the five theoretical components of dementia that are considered in the assessment: health, biography, personality, neurological impairment and social psychology. This good practice guide will provide a step up to the challenge of providing person centred care as a minimum standard rather than just an ideal. Care workers in residential settings and social workers assessing clients for their support requirements will find this an essential resource.
Author: Nancy Haugen,Sandra J. Galura
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Practical and comprehensive, this essential resource helps you plan individualized care for clients in a variety of settings, including acute care, extended care, and home care environments. It features 33 detailed nursing diagnosis care plans and 65 disease/disorder care plans that are keyed to specific expected outcomes and interventions. This book also includes the popular Online Care Planner that allows you to edit and print standardized nursing diagnosis care plans. Offers the most in-depth care plans of any planning book, fostering critical thinking and promoting effective clinical decision-making. 33 separate nursing diagnosis care plans provide detailed interventions with rationales and documentation guidelines for the most common nursing diagnoses. 65 comprehensive care plans serve as a complete reference for the most common disorders in acute care, extended care, and home care settings. Body system organization makes content easy to locate. Nursing/collaborative diagnoses are linked to actions and rationales. Specific points for discharge teaching serve as guidelines for planning client education. A complete discussion of caring for older adult clients and changes that occur with aging helps you understand the unique considerations of caring for this population group. A new care plan format focuses on prioritized nursing interventions, interventions that can be delegated, and documentation criteria, as well as differentiating between independent and collaborative nursing actions. Features 8 new nursing diagnosis care plans on topics such as comfort, confusion, contamination, decision-making, falls/injury, unstable glucose level, risk-prone health behavior, and self-care. Includes 9 new disease/disorder care plans for Abdominal Trauma, Alzheimer’s Disease, Asthma, Enteral Nutrition, Intravenous Conscious Sedation, Internal Radiation Therapy (Brachytherapy), Mechanical Ventilation, Parkinson’s Disease, and Total Parenteral Nutrition. Evidence-based practice content presents the latest research findings and standards of care. Updated NANDA nursing diagnoses, NIC interventions, and NOC outcomes reflect the latest nursing taxonomies. An open, user-friendly design makes it easy to quickly locate essential information. The companion Evolve website features 71 new narrated 3D pathophysiology animations that correspond to disorders content in the text.
Author: Judith Waring Rorden,Elizabeth Taft
Here's a practical guide for nurses in helping patients make a transition from one care setting to another. Focuses on DRGs and the critical need for planning and teamwork resulting from early discharge. Provides checklist to help ensure continuity of care, as it relates to health promotion, recuperation, short- and long-term rehabilitation, chronic disease, institutional care, and terminal illness. Also includes legal and ethical considerations.
Placement Learning in Medical Nursing
Author: Maggie Maxfield,Michelle Parker
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Worried about your placement? Will you fit in? Will you have the right skills? What do you need to learn for practice assessments? This book will help you with all these concerns. It will tell you what to expect from the placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities. A logical, step-by-step approach to preparing for a medical placement Helps make the most of learning opportunities Explains how to develop medical competencies, mapping specific cancer and palliative care exercises and activities to the NMC competencies Narratives from other students describe what the placement will really be like Honest discussion of the challenges of a medical placement to help avoid problems Advice on possible approaches to situations that may arise Focus on the essential evidence base of cancer and palliative care nursing, linking theory to practice Series features: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements What to expect before a placement What you can expect to learn on placement How to consolidate your experience and learning Clear links and examples with NMC proficiencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for portfolios Short case studies to link theory with practice Key points reminder boxes Worried about your next placement? Will you 'fit in'? Will you have the right skills? What do you need to learn to meet practice assessments? This series will help you with all these concerns. It will tell you what to expect from each placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities. This is the only series specifically for student nurses undertaking specific practice placements, and will give you all the information you need in a user-friendly format. Each book in the series covers a specific area of practice for a typical placement on a pre-registration nursing course. Each title provides: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements How to prepare for your placement What you can expect to learn during a placement Clear links to, and examples of, achieving NMC competencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for your portfolio Case studies that link theory with practice How to consolidate your experience and learn from the placement Tips, activities, further reading suggestions and useful websites. Titles in the Placement Learning series: Surgical nursing Medical nursing Cancer and palliative care nursing Mental health nursing Community care nursing Older people nursing
Pathways Through The Transitions of Care for Older Adults
Author: Peggye Dilworth-Anderson, PhD,Mary H. Palmer, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Category: Social Science
Designated a Doody's Core Title! "[This] volume contributes useful knowledge not only to the field of aging studies, but to multiple disciplines and public policy. Anyone interested in aging studies or health care would find this volume useful and enlightening."--Anthropology and Aging Quarterly This unique volume, with its person- and context-centered focus, is the only book to emphasize the need to incorporate social, cultural, and demographics into transitional care protocol for elderly patients. It encompasses the larger context of life experience in order to provide optimal pathways through transitions of care for elderly patients and has broad implications for shaping policy and future research. A consideration of contextual factors for both patients and caregivers is woven throughout the book. Chapters focus on physical and complex health problems shaping transitions of care, legal, ethical, and decision-making issues including informed consent and end of life, the impact of the current fragmented healthcare system on transitions of care, educating the workforce in transitions of care, and planning for future pathways of transition that will accommodate the rapidly growing elderly population. The volume will be of interest to researchers, practitioners, educators, policy makers, students, elderly patients, and their caregivers. Key Features: Describes a person- and context-centered focus emphasizing social demographics and geographic location in understanding transitions of care among older adults. Based on the most current research on critical issues in transitional care for the elderly Written by a multidisciplinary cast of highly respected authors Includes case studies and discussion of how specific conditions affect transitions of care in different ways Addresses the physical and emotional effects of transitions on patients and caregivers
Author: Elise Beaulieu, PhD, MSW, LICSW
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Category: Social Science
ìBeaulieuís decades of social work practice illuminate every chapter, her years of networking with colleagues in Massachusetts and nationwide enhance every paragraph, and nuggets of insight earned through successfully establishing meaningful relationships with residents and families are reflected in every word. She knows her stuff and through this book shares it with others who are committed to enhancing the quality of life of nursing home residents through excellent social work services.î From the Foreword by Mercedes Bern-Klug, PhD, MSW, MA The University of Iowa School of Social Work "Beaulieu's book... clearly articulates what on-the-ground nursing home social work practice involves... These resources are useful as it is rare to be exposed to this type of information or detail during one's educational training... Beaulieu reveals layer upon layer of social worker roles, responsibilities, and important tools. This is a comprehensive guide for social workers."--The Gerontologist This completely updated guide for nursing home social workers reflects the latest political, economic, and cultural trends and requirements for nursing home facilities and how they impact social workers. It is the most comprehensive guide to nursing home social work available and includes new chapters on changing expectations and new models for nursing home facilities (including the patient-centered facility), disaster planning, pain in older adults, and families and next of kin as legal representatives. Also included are policies that have been revised or added since the previous edition was published, including information about the new Minimum Data Set (MDS 3.0) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and updated content on dementia, depression, elder abuse, and more. Key Features: Comprises the most comprehensive guide to nursing home social work available Includes new chapters on culture and diversity; spirituality; disaster planning; pain in older adults; new models for nursing homes; and families as legal representatives Provides new information about MDS 3.0 and HIPAA Contains helpful forms for assessments, screenings, transfer/discharge notes, new HIPAA forms, and many others
A Core Curriculum for Nurse Life Care Planning helps registered nurse life care planners prepare to take the CNLCP credentialing exam and serves as a foundation for a successful nurse life care planning practice. This textbook is based on the nursing process of assessment, critical thinking, and nursing diagnoses, and it also covers applying nursing research, evidenced-based practice, case management skills, and legal nursing practices. Written by practicing nurse life care planners and peer-reviewed by AANLCP member nurse life care planners, this core curriculum includes basic nurse life care planning knowledge on The history of nurse life care planning The use of critical thinking in the life care planning process How to critique a life care plan How to address spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, chronic pain, amputations, burns, cerebral palsy, and considerations with aging How to understand disability rights laws The legal aspects of nurse life care planning Litigation processes Providing a foundation to encourage nurse life care planners to research and learn, A Core Curriculum for Nurse Life Care Planning offers a valuable resource for nurses practicing in this field.
A Guide For All Care Settings, Second Edition
Author: Elizabeth Galik, PhD, CRNP,Ingrid Pretzer-Aboff, PhD, RN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Named a 2013 Doody's Essential Purchase! "This is a terrific text with good basic information and a level of detail, tools, and practicality that make it a useful resource to get older adults mobilized in any setting."--The Gerontologist "[This] book provides a practical hands-on perspective for implementing function focused care in all settings...[It] is a unique resource that is relevant for all nurses and health care providers working with older adults. In addition to addressing functional decline, function-focused care provides a fresh and practical solution to many of the problems that tend to arise with older adults such as infections, falls, and pressure ulcers all known to be associated with immobility." From the Foreword by Colin Milner CEO, International Council on Active Aging "This book encourages individualization, which is difficult to achieve with more prescriptive approaches. This second edition includes chapters on cognitively impaired adults, ethical issues, and patient-centered care, all of which are so important in long-term care. I found it to be very motivating in the way it helped me apply the philosophy and strategies to elders with whom I come in contact. I would highly recommend this book to anyone working with elders. Score: 95, 4 Stars--Doody's Medical Reviews The purpose of restorative care nursing (often referred to as function-focused care) is to take an active role in helping older adults maintain their highest level of function, thereby preventing excess disability. This is the only volume to educate caregivers about both the philosophy of restorative care and how to integrate it into all care settings for older adults. Now in its second edition, the text contains updated content in each chapter along with two entirely new chapters on function-focused care for cognitively impaired adults, ethical issues, and patient-centered care. The book provides a complete six-week education program in restorative care for nurses and other caregivers, numerous practical suggestions for beneficial activities that will enhance function, and strategies for motivating both older adults and caregivers to engage in restorative care. Woven throughout the text is research that documents the benefits and expected outcomes of restorative care. The book also includes the requirements for restorative care across all settings, and the necessary documentation. Restorative Care Nursing for Older Adults will help formal and informal caregivers and administrators at all levels assimilate the philosophy of restorative care and be able to develop and implement successful restorative care programs. This New Edition Features: Completely updated information, including two new chapters on function-focused care for cognitively impaired adults, ethical issues, and patient-centered care A six-week education program that teaches practical application of restorative care nursing Helpful suggestions and strategies for motivating older adults and caregivers Education materials designed for nursing home, assisted living, and acute care settings, including required documentation and goal-setting forms Educational materials for family caregivers
Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher: Incredibly Easy! Series(r)
Get clear on nursing care planning and map the way to positive outcomes--in the classroom and in clinical practice--with the thoroughly updated Nursing Care Planning Made Incredibly Easy!�, 3rd Edition. Learn step-by-step how to build a concept map, develop a nursing diagnosis, and choose realistic outcomes and individualized interventions. This nursing guide leads you expertly through the care plan process, backed by the Made Incredibly Easy series' trademark humor, plentiful illustrations, and down-to-earth explanations. Master the concepts and process of care planning ... NEWand updated guidance on following the evidence-based standards of North American Nursing Diagnosis Association (NANDA) diagnoses, and Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) and Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) guidelines Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC), and Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) guidelines NEWfull-color design--dozens of illustrations and diagrams that outline the process of concept mapping, diagramming, and intervention planning NEW guidance on creating electronic plans--online access to 166 customizable care plans covering every nursing specialty, including new plans for gastric bypass, preterm labor, and cerebral palsy, plus examples of handwritten care plans NEW Nurse Joy and Jake offer practical advice throughout Breaks down the process of creating individualized care plans into easy-to-follow segments Guides nursing students and new nurses into the critical thinking and planning skills needed to choose appropriate, effective treatments and interventions Case study exercises and clinical tips to help you integrate care plan concepts and evidence-based standards with real-life situations Part Idiscusses NANDA-I, NOC, and NIC--covers assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, implementation, evaluation, and integrating the concepts Part II integrates major nursing diagnoseswith common medical diagnoses--addresses medical-surgical, maternal-neonatal, pediatric, and psychiatric diagnoses Chapter features include: Just the facts--quick summary of chapter content Under construction--sample concept maps and care plan components, with tips for creating individualized care plans On the case--visual, step-by-step instruction applied to real-life patient care scenarios Weighing the evidence--the latest evidence-based standards of care, demonstrated in sample care plans Teacher knowsbest--helpful tips and reminders to help you apply what you are learning Memory jogger--techniques for remembering vital content About the Clinical Editor Theresa Capriotti, DO, MSN, CRNP, RN, is Clinical Associate Professor at Villanova University in Villanova, Pennsylvania.
A Guide to Planning Care
Author: Betty J. Ackley
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
This convenient handbook shows readers how to select nursing diagnoses and write care plans with ease and confidence. It correlates NANDA nursing diagnoses with known assessment findings, medical, or psychiatric diagnoses, and the existing treatment plan. This updated edition reflects the latest NANDA diagnoses and the most recent NOC and NIC taxonomies.
Author: Nancy Meyer Holloway
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Revised for nursing students, educators, and practicing nurses, this complete reference contains almost 100 comprehensive clinical care plans for adult patients in medical-surgical units. New to this edition are care plans for acute alcohol withdrawal, hypertensive crisis, Parkinson's disease, sickle cell disease, transplantation, and end of life.
Theory and Practice
Author: Helen Ballantyne
Publisher: CRC Press
This book offers a broad overview of the theory and practice of care planning in veterinary nursing, answering three key questions: What are nursing care plans? Why should nursing care plans be used in practice? How should nursing care plans be used in practice? It provides basic definitions and explanations which will be useful to those unfamiliar with nursing care plans. For those veterinary nurses and technicians who are using nursing care plans, the content stimulates debate and discussion, by covering some of the philosophical and theoretical aspects of nursing and drawing comparisons and contrasts between the veterinary and human nursing roles and contexts. There is a pressing need for veterinary nurses to establish themselves as professionals and develop their unique role within the veterinary care team. Nursing care plans are a core tool to support that development. ? It is hoped that veterinary nurses may borrow tools from the pages of this book or use it as a resource design their unique care plans: either way, this practical guide will support the application of care planning, no matter the species of the animal kingdom for whom you are caring.
Nursing Diagnoses and Collaborative Problems
Author: Lynda Juall Carpenito-Moyet
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
The Fifth Edition of Nursing Care Plans and Documentation provides nurses with a comprehensive guide to creating care plans and effectively documenting care. This user-friendly resource presents the most likely diagnoses and collaborative problems with step-by-step guidance on nursing action, and rationales for interventions. New chapters cover moral distress in nursing, improving hospitalized patient outcomes, and nursing diagnosis risk for compromised human dignity. The book includes over 70 care plans that translate theory into clinical practice.Online Tutoring powered by Smarthinking--Free online tutoring, powered by Smarthinking, gives students access to expert nursing and allied health science educators whose mission, like yours, is to achieve success. Students can access live tutoring support, critiques of written work, and other valuable tools.