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Nursing Studies Theory & Practice

Nursing Studies Theory & Practice

Ingrid Condell

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NEW comprehensive introduction to contemporary professional nursing in Ireland. Explores the history and development of nursing and the influence of EU Directives and societal and economic changes on the profession.

NEW comprehensive introduction to contemporary professional nursing in Ireland. Explores the history and development of nursing and the influence of EU Directives and societal and economic changes on the profession. Outlines the changes to nurse training and education and presents current program options. Introduces legislation and regulation that guides nursing practice.

Outlines the structure of the Irish healthcare system and the role that nurses play in policy development and implementation. Discusses contemporary issues in nursing and the guidance provided by the NMBI in relation to ethics, Code of Professional Conduct and Scope of Practice. Examines the complex role of the nurse including empathy, interpersonal skills, therapeutic relationships and reflective practice. Explains the concepts of evidence-based practice, critical thinking and the use of the Roper, Logan and Tierney model of care and the Nursing process.

Highlights the principles of manual handling/people moving and includes 11 pages of full colour photos with clear step-by-step procedures. Presents the scientific principles underlying infection prevention and control practices, their practical application and the management of infectious illnesses. Describes the theory and practice of fluid balance measurement and recording, and the measurement of physiological observations.

Explains the importance of accurate record keeping and documentation in nursing. Describes a range of drug preparations, routes of drug administration and the importance of precision in medication management. Provides examples of the empathic behaviour of nurses throughout. 232 pages.

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Author Ingrid Condell
Publisher Boru Books
Publication date 7 May 2021
Format Paperback
ISBN/EAN 9781838413415

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