Cultural Awareness in Nursing and Health Care, Third Edition

An Introductory Text

Author: Karen Holland

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482245701

Category: Medical

Page: 291

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This introductory textbook relates theory to practice and enhances students' learning and understanding of cultural issues that impact on patient care and their own practice as nurses, while considering wider social and political issues. Now in its third edition, Cultural Awareness in Nursing and Health Care has been updated to include new research, evidence and a completely new chapter focusing on the health care workforce itself and the issues it’s facing. Other topics include: Health, illness and religious beliefs; Mental health and culture; Women’s and men’s health in a multicultural society; Caring for the elderly; Death and bereavement. Key features: Includes international perspectives and issues relating to overseas nurses studying and working in the UK; Case studies, reflective exercises, summary boxes and website links designed to stimulate discussion and shared practice; Fully updated with guidelines for practice and education.

Cultural Awareness in Nursing and Health Care, Second Edition

An Introductory Text

Author: Christine Hogg

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781138454668

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Cultural Awareness in Nursing and Health Care explores many sensitive issues of culture, race and ethnicity as they affect patient care. Its main focus is on the presentation of theoretical issues which are then discussed in relation to case studies and the reader's own clinical practice experiences. Issues explored are: health beliefs; religion and care; mental health and culture; women's health in a multicultural society; child and family centred care; caring for older people; cultural assessment; death and bereavement; and cultural diversity and professional practice. Throughout the book there are exercises, designed to stimulate discussion and shared practice, that the reader can undertake either on their own or with colleagues. Many of the chapters are based on the authors' own teaching experiences and will be an invaluable resource for those involved in clinical education.

Critical Thinking and Reflection for Mental Health Nursing Students

Author: Marc Roberts

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1473954959

Category: Medical

Page: 160

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The ability to reflect critically is a vital nursing skill. It will help your students to make better decisions, avoid errors, identify good and bad forms of practice and become better at learning from their experiences. The challenges they will face as a mental health nurse are complex so this book breaks things down to the foundations helping them to build critical thinking and reflection skills from the ground up. Key features: · Covers the theory and principles behind critical thinking and reflection · Explores the specific mental health context and unique challenges students are likely to face as a mental health nurse · Applies critical thinking to practice but also to academic study, showing how to demonstrate these skills in assignments

Placement Learning in Community Nursing - E-book

A guide for students in practice

Author: Jane Harris,Sheila Nimmo

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070205173X

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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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 Narratives from other students describe what the placement will really be like Honest discussion of the challenges of a placement in the community to help avoid problems Advice on possible approaches to situations that may arise on a community placement 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. Titles in this series: Surgical nursing Medical nursing Cancer and palliative care nursing Mental health nursing Community care nursing Older people nursing Each book also covers: 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

#AskGaryVee

Ein Entrepreneur über Social Media, Selbstbewusstsein, Gewinnen. ...

Author: Gary Vaynerchuk

Publisher: FinanzBuch Verlag

ISBN: 3960920474

Category: Self-Help

Page: 400

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Fast 50 Millionen aufgerufene Videos auf Youtube, 1,5 Millionen Follower bei Twitter, 2,2 Millionen bei Facebook, New York Times- und Wall Street Journal-Bestsellerautor – Gary Vaynerchuk ist einer der erfolgreichsten Social-Media-Gurus überhaupt. Seine Karriere liest sich wie ein modernes Märchen: Als Kind weißrussischer Einwanderer machte er aus dem Weingeschäft seines Vaters ein Millionen-Imperium – dank E-Commerce. Zusätzlich startete er seinen eigenen Video-Blog auf Youtube, den sich mittlerweile Millionen Gründer und Entrepreneure angesehen haben. In "#AskGaryVee" sind die nützlichsten und interessantesten Fragen des Video-Blogs mit Garys Antworten zusammengestellt und erweitert. Von erfolgreichen Twitter-Strategien für kleine Unternehmen über die Kunst, Promis für die eigene Marke zu gewinnen, bis hin zum wirksamen Launch neuer Produkte. Egal ob man sein eigenes Start-up gründet, in der Digitalbranche arbeitet oder in einer ganz klassischen Firma anheuert, "#AskGaryVee" ist das essenzielle Handbuch, um Großes zu leisten.

Placement Learning in Cancer & Palliative Care Nursing - E-Book

A guide for students in practice

Author: Penny Howard,Becky Whittaker (nee Chady)

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702051748

Category: Medical

Page: 264

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Are you unsure about your cancer and palliative care placement? Do you need guidance on what to prepare to get the most out of your practice learning? Will you have the range of clinical skills to care for people with cancer? What learning opportunities will there be to meet your competencies? How can you maximise your learning during this placement? This book will help you with all these concerns. It will advise you on 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 and meet your competencies. Takes a logical, step-by-step approach to preparing for learning on a cancer and palliative care placement Provides the principles of care, treatment and management of someone with a cancer diagnosis, linking university-learned theory to clinical practice Gives helpful evidence-based practice examples and resources to support placement learning Identifies clinical skills that underpin care of an individual with cancer Highlights potential learning opportunities and experiences available on a cancer and palliative care placement Explains how to develop your clinical portfolio by completing specific exercises and activities Maps all activities and exercises to the NMC competencies Advises on approaches to a range of situations that may arise as a student nurse Adopts a case-study approach to consolidating learning and to explore the patient pathway from pre-diagnosis, through a range of treatment options to living beyond cancer or end-of-life care. Series features: 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.

Ein säkulares Zeitalter

Author: Charles Taylor

Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag

ISBN: 3518740407

Category: Philosophy

Page: 1297

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Was heißt es, daß wir heute in einem säkularen Zeitalter leben? Was ist geschehen zwischen 1500 – als Gott noch seinen festen Platz im naturwissenschaftlichen Kosmos, im gesellschaftlichen Gefüge und im Alltag der Menschen hatte – und heute, da der Glaube an Gott, jedenfalls in der westlichen Welt, nur noch eine Option unter vielen ist? Um diesen Wandel zu bestimmen und in seinen Folgen für die gegenwärtige Gesellschaft auszuloten, muß die große Geschichte der Säkularisierung in der nordatlantischen Welt von der frühen Neuzeit bis in die Gegenwart erzählt werden – ein herkulisches Unterfangen, dem sich der kanadische Philosoph Charles Taylor in seinem mit Spannung erwarteten neuen Buch stellt. Mit einem Fokus auf dem »lateinischen Christentum«, dem vorherrschenden Glauben in Europa, rekonstruiert er in geradezu verschwenderischem Detail die entscheidenden Entwicklungslinien in den Naturwissenschaften, der Philosophie, der Staats- und Rechtstheorie und in den Künsten. Dem berühmten Diktum von der wissenschaftlich-technischen »Entzauberung der Welt« und anderen eingeschliffenen Säkularisierungstheorien setzt er die These entgegen, daß es die Religion selbst war, die das Säkulare hervorgebracht hat, und entfaltet eine komplexe Mentalitätsgeschichte des modernen Subjekts, das heute im Niemandsland zwischen Glauben und Atheismus gefangen ist.

Culture, Health and Illness

An Introduction for Health Professionals

Author: Cecil G. Helman

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 148314139X

Category: Social Science

Page: 354

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Culture, Health and Illness: An Introduction for Health Professionals, Second edition discusses the fundamentals of medical anthropology. The book is comprised of 12 chapters that present both the theoretical framework and case histories relevant to the topic. The coverage of the text includes the relationship of culture to various health related concepts, such as pain, pharmacology, stress, and epidemiology. The book also discusses the doctor-patient relation, the various sectors of health care, and the scope of medical anthropology. The text will be of great use to professionals in health related fields. Researchers and practitioners of anthropology, sociology, and psychology will also benefit from this book.

Ethics in Health Care

Author: S. A. Pera,Susara Van Tonder

Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd

ISBN: 9780702166792

Category: Medical

Page: 242

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Dealing primarily with nursing in South Africa and the particular challenges that the country's nurses encounter, this book looks at the ethical questions confronting nurses as well as the moral philosophy behind those considerations. Ubuntu—the African notion that everyone in a community is responsible for the welfare of its members—plays a large part in the moral deliberations of the book, as do problems particular to South Africa. This second edition is updated with new case studies on the AIDS pandemic as well as new ethical questions stemming from the legalization of abortion in South Africa and the rise in the power of health worker unions.

Nursing Theories

Conceptual and Philosophical Foundations, Second Edition

Author: Hesook Suzie Kim, PhD, RN,Ingrid Kollak, PhD, RN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826140067

Category: Medical

Page: 309

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Designated a Doody's Core Title! This second edition is the perfect companion to original theoretical works in nursing for a better understanding of both the theories themselves and the essential questions about nursing theory development. Rather than being a nursing theory survey, the text provides the reader with a deeper understanding of nursing theories through examining them in their conceptual and philosophical contexts. This is a work of international collaboration, with distinguished nurse scholars from the United States, Germany, and Norway, organized around major themes in nursing and health care into which information on specific nursing theories is integrated. It is designed for advanced nursing students, educators, and others interested in nursing theory and concepts. For Further Information, Please Click Here! Please note that this website is in German!

Anna Forster erinnert sich an die Liebe

Roman

Author: Sally Hepworth

Publisher: Blanvalet Verlag

ISBN: 3641201780

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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Auch wenn du deine Erinnerung verlierst, wirst du doch nie die Liebe vergessen ... Anna Forster ist erst achtunddreißig, als sie die erschütternde Diagnose Alzheimer erhält. Sie weiß, dass ihr Zwillingsbruder Jack nur ihr Bestes will, und dennoch tut es weh, als er ihr vorschlägt, in ein betreutes Wohnheim zu ziehen. Sie weiß außerdem, dass in der Einrichtung nur eine weitere Person in ihrem Alter lebt – Luke, mit dem sie so viel mehr verbindet als mit allen anderen Menschen, die sie kennt. Anna und Luke verlieben sich ineinander, doch nach einem tragischen Vorfall setzen ihre Familien alles daran, die beiden zu trennen. Nur eine Person kann dem Liebespaar helfen: die Köchin Eve, die selbst einen schweren Schicksalsschlag verkraften musste. Doch ist sie bereit, alles für Anna und Luke aufs Spiel zu setzen?


Mentorship in Healthcare 2nd edition

Author: Mary E Shaw,John Fulton

Publisher: M&K Update Ltd

ISBN: 1907830960

Category: Medical

Page: 116

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In healthcare settings, the term ‘mentorship’ is normally used to describe the supervision of a pre-registration student by a qualified practitioner. Mentorship can be very formal or relatively informal. It can also be practised differently in particular locations, settings and healthcare professions. This clear, concise book transcends professional and geographical boundaries in order to focus on the essential characteristics of effective mentorship. It will therefore be useful to a very wide range of healthcare professionals who are involved in mentoring and assessing junior colleagues. The book examines learning theories, teaching and communication skills and assessment methods. It also contains helpful advice on dealing with overseas students and students with special needs. Activities encourage reflection, and quotations and tables enable readers to absorb the content and relate theory to practice. In this second edition, the text has been made even clearer and the authors have added further detail on learning theories such as social constructivism. Most importantly, they have added an Afterword written in the light of reports on the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry. This final section places new emphasis on the mentor’s role in helping to ensure that patients receive safe and effective care, which is provided with compassion as well as practical skill. Contents include: Introduction Professional development Teaching and learning Optimising learning in the clinical environment Skills for mentorship Assessment Challenging situations Assessing care and compassion

Practical Leadership in Nursing and Health Care

A Multi-Professional Approach

Author: Suzanne Henwood

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1444172352

Category: Medical

Page: 255

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This multidisciplinary text is an essential introduction to leadership in health care, combining the underpinning theory with a practical approach to help you come to decisions and solutions in everyday practice. * Written in an accessible and easy to understand style by an international team of practitioners who will engage, inspire and empower you to really make a difference in practice * Evidence based and with a focus on patient care and service delivery to ensure best practice * Includes case studies from a range of disciplines as well as questions and reflective activities to help you apply theory to practice * Provides practical tools from a number of disciplines including NLP, positive psychology, coaching and transactional analysis * Free HodderPlus website provides PowerPoints, case studies, questions, reflection activities and annotated web links This practical guide is an invaluable tool for all students and professionals in nursing and allied health, including radiographers, physical therapists, occupational therapists, dieticians and paramedics.

Introduction to Health Care Management

Author: Sharon Bell Buchbinder,Nancy H. Shanks

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449650953

Category: Law

Page: 498

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Introduction to Health Care Management is a concise, reader-friendly, introductory healthcare management book that covers a wide variety of healthcare settings, from hospitals to nursing homes and clinics. Filled with examples to engage the reader s imagination, the important issues in healthcare management, such as ethics, cost management, strategic planning and marketing, information technology, and human resources, are all thoroughly covered. Guidelines and rubrics along with numerous case studies make this text both student-friendly and teacher friendly. It is the perfect resource for students of healthcare management, nursing, allied health, business administration, pharmacy, occupational therapy, public administration, and public health. Drs. Buchbinder and Shanks have done a masterful job in selecting topics and authors and putting them together in a meaningful and coherent manner. Each chapter of the book is designed to give the student the core content that must become part of the repertoire of each and every healthcare manager, whether entry level or senior executive. Each of the chapters and accompanying cases serve to bring to life what it means to be a truly competent healthcare manager. Leonard H. Friedman, PhD, MPA, MPH, Professor, Dept of Health Services Management and Leadership, and Director of the Master of Health Services Administration program, George Washington University, School of Public Health and Health Services I am very happy with Health Care Management and will be adopting it for a new course that I will be teaching. This is probably the best management text I have seen so far. I was thrilled to receive it. Sally K. Fauchald, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor of Nursing, The College of St. Scholastica A solid text that covers a wide range of management topics. Michael H. Sullivan, Director HCA Program, Methodist University, Fayetteville, North Carolina"

A Concise Introduction to Mental Health in Canada

Second Edition

Author: Elliot M. Goldner,Dan Bilsker,Emily Jenkins

Publisher: Canadian Scholars’ Press

ISBN: 1551309068

Category: Psychology

Page: 371

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A Concise Introduction to Mental Health in Canada offers a unique contribution to mental health literature. Covering the full spectrum of mental health in Canada, this highly accessible text applies an interdisciplinary approach that incorporates insights from both the physical and social sciences to expand the way readers think about mental health. The chapters provide a multi-layered analysis and address a wide range of topics, including substance use, stigma and discrimination, gender and sexuality, culture and ethnicity, children and youth, older adults, diagnosis, treatment, and mental health professions and practices. The authors take a population and public health approach to explain the social determinants of mental health and bring frequently invisible or little-understood mental health issues to the forefront of awareness. This new edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the latest scientific findings, changes in terminology, and current research regarding the diagnostic classifications and epidemiology of mental illnesses in Canada. Featuring glossaries of key terms, critical thinking questions, lists of recommended readings and websites, and a self-help resource, this engaging book provides a superb grounding for students of health studies, medicine, nursing, social work, psychology, and public health, as well as anyone interested in learning more about this important subject.

Fundamental Concepts and Skills for Nursing

Author: Susan C. DeWit

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9780721603117

Category: Medical

Page: 950

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Now part of the popular LPN Threads series, the second edition of this market-leading text provides all the essential information that the LPN/LVN nurse needs to practice in an expanded number of care settings, including the traditional hospital setting, the clinic, physician's office, long-term care facility, and the home. Heavily illustrated, the text's primary themes addressed include health promotion, communication and patient teaching, critical thinking, and cultural sensitivity in providing nursing care. Over 465 full-color photographs and illustrations. More than 75 skills that follow the nursing process are clearly presented in an action/rationale format. Steps - a more concise versions of skills - are all in action/rationale format. Overview of Structure and Function presents basic anatomy and physiology, including a section on aging. Application of the Nursing Process includes nursing care plans to reinforce application. Elder Care Points highlight changes that occur with aging and how they affect nursing care. Home Care boxes highlight the necessary adaptations of nursing skills and techniques for the patient in the home care setting. Patient Teaching boxes include guidelines to prevent illness, promote health, and develop self-care strategies. Critical Thinking Activities help students develop problem-solving skills. Theory Objectives and Clinical Practice Objectives in each chapter highlight the most important goals. Think Critically About boxes encourage students to synthesize information and apply concepts. Communication Cues present examples of nurse-patient dialogues and instructive therapeutic communication techniques. Full-color LPN Threads design and content - with objectives, key terms, care plans with critical thinking activities, key points, study questions, and more. NCLEX-PN® Examination Test Plan Comparison matches up text content with the test plan. Complementary and Alternative Therapies chapter covers herbal and other nontraditional therapies used in patient care. Delegation, Leadership, and Management chapter discusses the role of the LPN/LVN in a changing health care environment. Health Promotion Points boxes highlight wellness and disease prevention. Concept Maps help students visualize abstract processes by depicting relationships among a disorder's multiple symptoms, treatments, and side effects. Critical Thinking Questions at the end of nursing care plans allow students to develop problem-solving skills based on the care plan scenario. Includes the latest CDC hand hygiene guidelines and alcohol hand rub information, NHLB blood pressure guidelines, CPR guidelines, and information on pathogens such as "prions." Includes patient safety goals in medication administration from Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Appendix on Spanish/English health care phrases. NIC/NOC language for outcomes and interventions added to nursing process unit. Accompanying student CD-ROM includes open-book quizzes, audio glossary, animations, audio clips, video clips, an English-Spanish glossary, and more.

Psychology for health professionals

Author: Patricia Barkway

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 072958156X

Category: Medical

Page: 376

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This fully updated second edition is written specifically for health science and nursing students in Australia and New Zealand. Authored by the highly regarded Patricia Barkway, with a diverse range of expert contributors, this Elsevier e-book interprets psychology for nurses, as well as for students of paramedicine, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, public health, pharmacy, psychology, social work and midwifery. Psychology for Health Professionals 2e e-book examines essential psychological theories, placing them within a social context. Acknowledging increasing awareness that behaviour is influenced as much by external factors as biological and psychological ones, the book’s first half outlines psychological, lifespan and social theories, then applies them to contemporary health issues in later chapters. A key focus of this leading psychology e-book is examining individual personality and psychological theory within the social context of people’s lives. New content includes current, evidence-based research, references and clinical examples relevant to interdisciplinary, contemporary healthcare practice. Issues of cultural safety and awareness have been strengthened throughout; there is a new section on chronic illness and a focus on recovery. This introductory psychology e-book does not assume its readers will have prior ‘psychology’ knowledge, yet it can easily be used well beyond first-year university. Critical thinking questions Classroom activities Research focus boxes providing examples of current research and evidence-based practice Interdisciplinary case studies throughout Further resources and web links to provide further reading and research and up-to-date information, data and statistics