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Clinical Placement Manual,
1st Edition

Catherine Joustra, Ali Moloney

ISBN-13: 9780170407021 | ISBN-10: 0170407020

Copyright 2019

| Published 2019

| 384 pages

List Price USD $60.00

Overview

Clinical Placement for the Diploma of Nursing is a practical manual that you’ll use on your clinical placements. This textbook incorporates both knowledge evidence and performance evidence to support your learning. Throughout the book, opening vignettes, as well as case studies and tips from nurses and students in clinical settings, help bring the theory alive. Clinical Placement for the Diploma of Nursing has been created to ensure you have the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in this subject area.

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Meet the Authors

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Catherine Joustra M. Ed., Grad. Dip. Ed. Psych., Grad. Dip. Ed., B.A., Cert. IV TAE, Div. 1 RN is an educator with more than ten years’ experience fostering cohesive student learning atmospheres. Catherine is currently a curriculum developer with Healthcareers.

Ali Moloney BN, GCert CardiacN. GCert AdvN, GCert FlightN Cert IV TAE, graduated from Griffith University in 1995, and has advanced qualifications and extensive experience in critical care nursing, advanced life support and flight retrieval. She has previously taught at Gold Coast Institute of TAFE as an online facilitator and course developer.

  • Tailored to the training package - competency learning objectives and clinical skills are addressed. The manual addresses performance evidence for each competency as defined by the assessment requirement
  • Textbook layout suits course progression and clinical placement blocks as the order of coverage follows block delivery
  • Packed with vignettes and case studies to make the learning relevant and relatable for students. Tips on expectations of the trainee in practice and commonsense checks for students new to placement
  • Each chapter has been written to the training package; learning objectives and clinical skills are covered making it fully transparent for mapping and course delivery
  • Layout suits course progression and clinical placement blocks - order of coverage follows block delivery
  • Skills highlighted for reference to Tollefson's Essential Clinical Skills, 4e; referenced to Clarke/Gray's Foundations of Nursing, 4e - a full support package for trainee nurses. Value-packs available!
  • Case studies and tips from nurses and students in clinical settings; opening vignettes and cases - contextualise the theory in practice

Table of Contents

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PART 1. CLINICAL PLACEMENT AGED CARE
1. Safe work practices for direct client care
2. Infection prevention and control
3. Care of the older person
4. Legal and ethical parameters for nursing practice
5. Clinical assessment and planning nursing care
6. Communication skills in nursing practice
7. Physical health status
8. Nursing within the Australian health care system
9. Working with diverse people

PART 2. CLINICAL PLACEMENT PALLIATIVE
10. A palliative approach to nursing practice

PART 3. CLINICAL PLACEMENT REHABILITATION/SUBACUTE
11. Client health information
12. Nursing care for a person with complex needs
13. Principles of wound management
14. Nursing care plans
15. Improving professional practice
16. Care for a person with chronic health problems
17. Researching and applying evidence to practice
18. Care for a person with diabetes

PART 4. CLINICAL PLACEMENT MENTAL HEALTH
19. Care for a person with mental health conditions

PART 5. CLINICAL PLACEMENT ACUTE
20. Medicines and intravenous therapy
21. Care for a person with acute health problems

PART 6. CLINICAL PLACEMENT COMMUNITY
22. Nursing practice in the primary health care setting
23. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health care
24. Improving clinical practice
PART 7. CLINICAL PLACEMENT MATERNITY
25. Maternal and infant health care

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.

Instructor Website for Joustra's Clinical Placement Manual for the Diploma of Nursing

ISBN13:9780170416160
ISBN10:017041616X
Everything you need for your course in one place! This collection of product-specific lecture and class tools is available online via the instructor resource centre at www.cengage.com/login. You'll be able to access and download materials such as PowerPoint presentations, images, and the instructor’s manual. New to this edition robust PowerPoint lecture outlines that have been designed for an active classroom with reading check questions and Think-Pair-Share questions as well as the traditional section by section outline.

Work Experience Tool and Logbook for Joustra's Clinical Placement Manual for the Diploma of Nursing, 2-term Instant Access

ISBN13:9780170444408
ISBN10:0170444406
This premium, purchasable resource is available in Word as a separate one-time institutional license to allow you to edit and customise the templates. These tools are designed to support your institution’s unique clinical placement experience and assessment strategy for Diploma of Nursing. The Work Experience Tool section provides all the information regarding what is required for placement: what to expect, what to do in case of emergency or injury, what the students responsibilities are, what the facilitators responsibilities are. Later sections of this document can also be downloaded and provided to students for use as a Logbook to record their experience on each placement. Talk to your Cengage learning consultant about the Work Experience Tool for your course.

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Clinical Placement Manual

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  • ISBN-13: 9780170407021

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