Cultural Awareness in Nursing and Health Care, Second Edition

An Introductory Text

Author: Christine Hogg,Karen Holland

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0340972904

Category: Medical

Page: 264

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The second edition of this popular introductory text explores the many sensitive issues of culture, race and ethnicity as they affect patient care, including: -health and illness beliefs, and their relationship to religious beliefs -mental health and culture -women's health in a multicultural society -caring for older people death and bereavement All chapters have been updated to present the latest theory and practice and new chapters on men's health and cultural care, and migration and asylum seekers have been added, along with updated case studies and reflective exercises to help the reader link theory to practice. This book is essential reading for all nursing students, as well as midwifery, allied health and health and social care students. It is also a useful reference for qualified nurses, midwives, health care assistants, assistant healthcare practitioners and allied health professionals.


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

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.

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.

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

An Introduction to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Skills and Applications

Author: David Westbrook,Helen Kennerley,Joan Kirk

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446241264

Category: Psychology

Page: 448

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An Introduction to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy is the definitive beginner's guide to the basic theory, skills and applications of cognitive-behavioural therapy. In this eagerly-awaited Second Edition, the authors set out the core concepts and generic skills of CBT, including case formulation; the therapeutic relationship; and cognitive, behavioural and physiological therapeutic strategies. Practical illustrations of how these techniques can be applied to the most common mental health problems ensure that theory translates into real-life practice. New to this edition, the authors examine: - cultural diversity in greater depth - the current topicality of CBT, especially within the NHS - the latest Roth and Pilling CBT competencies - the impact of third wave and other developments in CBT in more detail. As well as exploring depression, panic and agoraphobia, OCD and other anxiety disorders, the book considers CBT for less common disorders such as anger and eating disorders. Discussion of different methods of delivery includes work with individuals, groups, couples and families. This edition also includes new case study material and learning exercises. This fully updated Introduction remains the key textbook for those coming to CBT for the first time, whether on training courses or as part of their everyday work. It is also useful for more experienced therapists wanting to refresh their core skills. A Companion Website featuring streamed extracts from video role-plays is available to book purchasers, illustrating some of the key strategies described in the book. Visit the companion website at http://www.uk.sagepub.com/westbrook/. This material has been selected from the Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre's pioneering online training materials, and book buyers will be able to purchase discounted access to the full versions of these and other OCTC Online training modules.

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.

Representing race

racisms, ethnicities and media

Author: John Downing,Charles Husband

Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd

ISBN: 9780761969112

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 241

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Offers a comparative analysis of the media's role in the expression of racism and ethnicity.

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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.

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.

Transcultural Nursing

Assessment and Intervention

Author: Joyce Newman Giger,Ruth Elaine Davidhizar

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323002875

Category: Medical

Page: 608

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Discusses culturally appropriate care and describes six phenomena that make up the wrietrs' transcultural conceptual theory of assessment and applies thses to the assessment and acer of individuals in specific cultures. The six phenomena identified are : communication , space, social organization, time, environmental control and biological variations.

Maternity Nursing

An Introductory Text

Author: Gloria Leifer

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 514

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From prenatal through postpartum care, Gloria Leifer's Maternity Nursing: An Introductory Text provides an essential foundation for promoting the health and wellness of mothers and newborns. This edition includes the latest advances and practice standards in maternity nursing care, highlighting Healthy People 2020 and the 2011 Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals. Part of the popular LPN Threads series, this text addresses the knowledge, skills, and scope of practice appropriate for LPN/LVN and LPN/LVN-to-ADN ladder programs. Chronological organization of content follows a sequence from family issues, fetal development, pregnancy, labor, birth, and care of the newborn, to postpartum issues with special social, familial, and cultural considerations. Organization of concepts in each chapter by simple to complex and from health to illness makes it easier to locate and understand the material. Complete, concise coverage includes a table of physiologic and psychosocial changes throughout the pregnancy, unique content on CPR for the pregnant patient and infectious diseases acquired during pregnancy, a pictorial story of a vaginal birth, cultural considerations of pregnancy and maternal care, and nursing responses to loss, death, and grief. UNIQUE! A FREE Study Guide in the back of the book reinforces understanding with multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, scenario-based clinical situation questions, and online activities. Nursing Care Plans with critical thinking questions help in understanding how a care plan is developed, how to evaluate care of a patient, and how to apply your knowledge to clinical scenarios. Health Promotion boxes and content focus on family-centered care, health promotion, illness prevention, and women's health issues. Clinical Pathways use an interdisciplinary, collaborative-care approach in tracking interventions along a timeline from assessment to discharge and follow up. Online resources for further research and study are included at the end of each chapter. UNIQUE! LPN Threads make learning easier, featuring a 10th-grade reading level, key terms with phonetic pronunciations and text page references, chapter objectives, special features boxes, and full-color art, photographs, and design. Coverage of the latest advances in nursing care includes fetal heart rate monitoring during labor and delivery and revised diabetes classifications. Get Ready for the NCLEX® Examination! section at the end of each chapter includes key points, review questions, and critical thinking questions for individual, small group, or classroom review. Safety Alert! boxes highlight 2011 Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals, with special consideration for serious and potentially fatal medication errors. Easily recognizable icons for standard steps are included in each skill (e.g., hand hygiene). UNIQUE! Icons in page margins point to relevant animations and video clips on the companion Evolve website.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780323006484

Category: Psychiatric nursing

Page: 854

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This leading psychiatric nursing textbook provides comprehensive, yet straightforward coverage of psychiatric nursing in a lively, full-color format. PSYCHIATRIC-MENTAL HEALTH NURSING utilizes a balanced nursing-medical approach, presenting strong coverage of the DSM-IV and related treatments. This edition includes new chapters on psychobiology, spirituality and alternative care, as well as increased emphasis on health promotion and community-based care, legal/ethical issues, research, growth/development, and cultural implications. (Includes a FREE MERLIN website.at:www.harcourthealth.com/MERLIN/Fortinash/)

Canadian Transcultural Nursing

Assessment and Intervention

Author: Joyce Newman Giger,Ruth Elaine Davidhizar

Publisher: St. Louis, Mo. ; Toronto : Mosby

ISBN: 9780815143895

Category: Medical

Page: 395

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This reference provides a conceptual framework and appropriate assessment and intervention guidelines for holistic care of patients from diverse cultural backgrounds in Canada. A model, devised by the author, discusses the dimensions of communication, space, social organization, time, environmental control, and biological variations. The book focuses on the importance of providing culturally appropriate care and describes the predominant cultures found in Canada. * Discusses the need for Canadian nurses to provide holistic, culturally sensitive care in today's increasingly diverse society. * Thoroughly explains Giger and Davidhizar's Transcultural Assessment Model, with a full chapter devoted to each of the six aspects of cultural assessment. * Presents the unique perspective of Canadian contributors, who have had extensive contact with the cultural group about which they are writing, to ensure accuracy and relevance. * Includes case studies and nursing care plans to demonstrate the application of concepts for different cultural groups in Canada.

Teaching in Nursing

A Guide for Faculty

Author: Diane M. Billings,Judith A. Halstead

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032329054X

Category: Nursing

Page: 576

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Prepare for success as a nurse educator. Recommended by the National League for Nursing for comprehensive Certified Nurse Educator preparation, this resource is the only book of its kind to cover all three components of teaching: instruction, curriculum, and evaluation. As it walks you through the day-to-day challenges of teaching, it provides guidance on such topics curriculum and test development, diverse learning styles, the redesign of healthcare systems, and advancements in technology and information. This new edition adds updated information reflecting the latest trends and advances in both education and nursing.--Adapted from back cover.