Foundations of Nursing: Enrolled Nurses,
2nd Edition

Susie Gray, Leanne Ferris, Lois Elaine White, Gena Duncan, Wendy Baumle

ISBN-13: 9780170406994 | ISBN-10: 0170406997

Copyright 2019

| Published 2018

| 832 pages

List Price USD $111.50


Designed for the Diploma of Nursing Foundations of Nursing, Enrolled Nurses, Australia and New Zealand edition helps you to complete the HLT54115 training package competencies, and aligns to the revised Standards for Practice for the Enrolled Nurse. This text will equip you with current knowledge, and basic problem-solving and critical-thinking skills to successfully meet the demanding challenges of today’s health care, the text clearly explains concepts and definitions, and gives you the knowledge you need. The text is easy to understand, straightforward and heavily illustrated with colour photos of procedures to help your understanding.

Read More

Meet the Authors

Show More Show Less

Susie Gray was until recently the National Program Director for the Diploma of Nursing with Think Education, and is currently working with Mater Education Limited across their health care courses. Susie has spent over 30 years as a clinician, educator and manager, and has always found immense fulfilment in assisting the nurses of the future to discover the value of empathy, holistic care and pride in their chosen fields.

Leanne Ferris is the Manager for Curriculum and Compliance with Mater Education Limited, and has more than 30 years of nursing experience across all levels of nursing. Leanne is a passionate advocate for enhancing the evolution of nursing as a profession. She finds professional fulfilment in being a part of a student’s journey in growing their confidence, skills and knowledge to become the future nursing workforce.

Lois Elaine Wacker White earned a diploma in nursing from Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, Springfield, Illinois; an Associate degree in Science from Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, Texas; a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Texas A & I University—Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, Texas; a Master of Science in Education from Corpus Christi State University, Corpus Christi, Texas; and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in education administration—community college from the University of Texas, Austin, Texas. She has taught at Del Mar college, Corpus Christi, Texas, in both the Associate Degree Nursing program and the Vocational Nursing program. For 14 years she was also chairperson of the Department of Vocational Nurse Education. Dr. White has taught fundamentals of nursing, mental health/mental illness, medical-surgical nursing, and maternal/newborn nursing. Her professional career has also included 15 years of clinical practice. Dr. White has served on the Nursing Education Advisory Committee of the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas and the Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners, which developed competencies expected of graduates for each level of nursing. She maintains membership in the Texas Association of Vocational Nurse Educators, Sigma Theta Tau, American Nurses Association, and the National League for Nursing.

Working as an RN for 36 years as a clinician and educator has equipped Gena with a wide range of nursing experiences and varied skills to meet the educational needs of today's students. She has a MSEd and MSN. During her professional career, Gena served as a staff nurse, assistant head nurse of a medical-surgical unit, continuing education instructor, associate professor in an LPN, LPN-RN, and ADN program, and director of an associate degree nursing program. She has taught LPN, ADN, BSN, and MSN nursing students. As a faculty member she taught many nursing courses and served on a statewide curriculum committee for a state college. As director of an associate degree nursing program, she was instrumental in starting and obtaining state board approval of an LPN-RN nursing program. She also assisted with the development of an associate degree program in a state college. Her master's research thesis was titled, An Investigation of Learning Styles of Practical and Baccalaureate Students. The results of the study are published in the Journal of Nursing Education. She has co-authored six textbooks, two foundations of nursing texts, two medical-surgical textbooks, a foundations of maternal and pediatric nursing, and a transitions text for LPN to RN students. Gena presented the topic Clinical Practicum: Ready or Not, at the Health Occupations Students of America 2010 Education Symposium. She has been an active member of Sigma Theta Tau.

Wendy Baumle earned a bachelor of science in nursing from The University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, and a master's degree in nursing from The Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio. She has taught at Lutheran College, Fort Wayne, Indiana; James. A. Rhodes State College, in Lima, Ohio; and at Northwest State Community College, Archbold, Ohio. With 20 years as a clinician, educator, school district health coordinator, and academician, Wendy has taught advanced standing LPN to RN transition, nursing theory, fundamentals of nursing, medical-surgical nursing, pediatrics, obstetrics, pharmacology, anatomy and physiology, and ethics in healthcare in practical nursing, associate nursing, and advanced standing transition degree programs. She has membership in a number of professional nursing organizations, such as Sigma Theta Tau, the American Nurses Association, the National League for Nursing, and the Ohio Nurses Association. Currently, Wendy is a nursing instructor at Northwest State Community College in Ohio.

  • Addition of seven NEW chapters: Research in nursing, Promoting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety, Diabetes, Chronic health conditions, Caring for clients with mental health conditions, Maternal and newborn care, and Wound care
  • MindTap for Foundations of Nursing adds a new dimension to teaching and learning the course content of the Diploma of Nursing. A premium online tool, MindTap is a flexible and easy-to-use platform that helps build student confidence and gives you a clear picture of their progress. MindTap works for all styles of course delivery, including online delivery of the theory component of the diploma
  • Mapped to the new HLT54115 training package competencies, and aligns to the revised Standards for Practice for the Enrolled Nurse
  • New feature - Clinical Skills box at the start of relevant chapters
  • Unique to Gray & Ferris: A mapping grid available on the instructors companion website, and Search Me! Nursing - an online research library customised to this subject, helping you to keep your teaching current with the latest research perfectly matched to your textbook
  • New chapters address mandatory core units such as Research and Wound Management, as well as electives including Maternal and infant health care, Care for a person with diabetes, and Care for a person with mental health conditions
  • The new edition is strongly aligned to the training package, and Standards for Practice 2016.

Table of Contents

Show More Show Less
1. Student nurse skills for success
2. Research in nursing
3. Holistic care
4. Nursing history, education and organisations
5. Legal and ethical responsibilities
6. The health care delivery system
7. Arenas of care
8 Communication
9. Client education
10. Nursing process/documentation/informatics
11. Life span development
12. Promoting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
13. Cultural considerations
14. End-of-life care
15. Wellness concepts
16. Self-concept
17. Stress, adaptation and anxiety
18. Rest and sleep
19. Complementary/alternative therapies
20. Safety and hygiene
21. Basic nutrition
22. Diabetes
23. Chronic health conditions
24. Caring for clients with mental health conditions
25. Maternal and newborn care
26. Infection control/asepsis
27. Wound care
28. Fluid, electrolyte and acid–base balance
29. Medication administration and IV therapy
30. Assessment
31. Pain management
32. Diagnostic tests
Appendix A: List of essential clinical skills
Appendix B: Standards for Practice 2016
Appendix C: National Immunisation Schedule
Appendix D: Abbreviations, Acronyms, Symbols and Standard Precautions

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

Foundations of Nursing For the Enrolled Nurse Instructor Companion Website

Your #1 resource for your course. This tailored collection of teaching tools includes downloadable PowerPoint lecture slides, Instructor’s Manual, and Test Bank with customisable questions for quizzes and exams. The Instructor’s Manual is packed with content that helps you set up and administer your class. Log in or request an account to access instructor resources at cengage.com.au/instructors for Australia or cengage.co.nz/instructors for New Zealand.

Foundations of Nursing for the Enrolled Nurse Detailed Mapping Grid

The Mapping Grid shows how the content of the book relates to the units of competency, and elements within the units, needed to complete the HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing.

Compare Buying Options

Show More Show Less

Pricing Options

Foundations of Nursing: Enrolled Nurses

  • ISBN-10: 0170406997
  • ISBN-13: 9780170406994

Price USD$ 111.50


*Purchase not available for this country