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Clinical Psychomotor Skills (5-Point): Assessment Tools for Nurses,
7th Edition

Joanne Tollefson, Elspeth Hillman

ISBN-13: 9780170410793 | ISBN-10: 017041079x

Copyright 2019

| Published 2018

| 480 pages

List Price USD $67.50

Overview

Clinical Psychomotor Skills: Assessment Tools for Nurses offers you a unique blend of solid theoretical knowledge, linking it to clinical practice. The combined theory and workbook text covers the key clinical skills and knowledge that you need and helps you to master provable competencies that fulfil the required standards. This edition uses the 5-point Assessment Scale. The inclusion to this edition of five additional skills, the latest evidence-based material from nursing and associated literature, and reflecting The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia’s Registered Nurse Standards for Practice, make this the essential guide for students of registered nursing programs. Learn more about the online tools cengage.com.au/learning-solutions

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Joanne Tollefson was a Senior Lecturer and Deputy Head of the School of Nursing Sciences at James Cook University. She is a registered nurse with many years of clinical experience in several countries and extensive experience in nursing education at both the hospital and tertiary levels. Research interests include competency-based education and clinical assessment, development of reflective practitioners for a changing work environment, chronic pain and arbovirus disease in the tropics. Joanne is also a two-time recipient of the National Awards for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (Carrick Award, 2007 and Australian Teaching and Learning Council Award, 2008).

Elspeth Hillman is a Lecturer at the School of Nursing, Midwifery & Nutrition at James Cook University. She is a registered nurse with many years of clinical experience in metropolitan, rural, and remote locations. Recently most of Elspeth’s teaching focused on assisting first year nursing students to develop their foundational nursing skills and to apply these within a person centred philosophy. Research interests include value based care, and creating positive student learning experiences.

  • Refreshed practical text design and layout for easy student navigation
  • NEW Test Bank for instructors to support assessment
  • NEW Safety icons identify serious issues or life-threatening indications that students need to be aware of to take appropriate safe action
  • NEW 'If…then…' scenarios guide students to consider different clinical situations they might encounter and how to act accordingly
  • NEW Part 1 introducing psychomotor skills, including NEW chapters on Clinical thinking (chapter 2), person-centred practice (chapter 3), and therapeutic communication (chapter 4)
  • Based on reviewer feedback, this edition includes five additional skills: Medication administration – topical, Medication administration - vaginal (PV), Medication administration - rectal (PR), Continuous Abdominal Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD), and Bladder irrigation, making this the most comprehensive clinical skills resources available
  • Spiral binding and clear design make it easy to use
  • Fully supported with clinical skills videos and revision activities for students to access 24/7 in the CourseMate Express online study tools platform
  • Students easily assess their clinical performance and progress using the clinical skills assessment table at the end of every chapter. These tables list the key performance criteria for an entire skill, not just a task or procedure, and include the relevant NMBA Registered Nurse Standards for Practice 2016. There is space for both students and clinical assessors to rate performance and progress
  • Spiral binding and clear design make it easy to use

Table of Contents

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Part 1 Introduction
1 Psychomotor  skills 
2 Clinical thinking
3 Person-centred practice
4 Therapeutic communication
Part 2 Aseptic Non Touch Technique
5 Hand hygiene
6 Personal protective equipment
7 Aseptic Non Touch Technique
8 Aseptic/clinical hand hygiene
9 Surgical gowning and gloving
Part 3 Assessment 
10 Temperature, pulse and respiration measurement
11 Blood pressure measurement
12 Monitoring pulse oximetry 
13 Pain assessment
14 Physical assessment
15 Mental status assessment
16 Focused cardiovascular health history and physical assessment
17 12-lead electrocardiogram
18 Focused respiratory health history and physical assessment
19 Focused neurological health history and physical assessment
20 Neurological observations
21 Focused gastrointestinal health history and abdominal physical assessment
22 Height, weight and waist circumference measurement
23 Blood glucose measurement
24 Focused musculoskeletal health history and physical assessment and range of motion exercises 
Part 4 Professional Communication
25 Clinical handover
26 Documentation
27 Healthcare teaching
Part 5 Assisting with fluid and nutritional status
28 Assisting with meals
29 Nasogastric tube insertion
30 Administration enteral nutrition
31 Intravenous therapy - assisting with establishment
32 Intravenous therapy - management
Part 6 Assisting with elimination
33 Assisting with elimination needs
34 Administering an enema
35 Suprapubic catheter care - catheter irrigation
36 Urinary catheterisation
Part 7 Medication administration
37 Oral medication
38 Enteral medication
39 Topical medication
40 Optic medication
41 Otic medication
42 Vaginal medication
43 Rectal medication
44 Inhaled medication
45 Parenteral medication
46 Intravenous medication administration: volume-controlled infusion set
47 Intravenous medication administration: intravenous container
Part 8 Pain management
48 Non-pharmacological pain management intervention – dry heat and cold therapy
49 Patient-controlled analgesia or other syringe-driven medication
50 Subcutaneous infusions
Part 9 Perioperative care
51 Preoperative care
52 Post-anaesthesia handover and care
53 Postoperative care
Part 10 Assisting with personal hygiene and skin integrity
54 Bed bath or assisted shower
55 Oral care, hair care, nail care and shaving
56 Assisting a person to reposition
57 Assisting a person to mobilise
58 Pressure area care - preventing pressure injuries
Part 11 Respiratory skills
59 Oxygen therapy via nasal cannula or various masks
60 Oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal suctioning
61 Artificial airway suctioning
62 Tracheostomy care
63 Chest drainage system assessment and management
Part 12 Transfusion and blood products
64 Blood transfusion
65 Venipuncture
Part 13 Wound management
66 Dry dressing technique
67 Complex wounds: drain and suture, staple or clip removal
68 Complex wounds: wound irrigation
69 Complex wounds: packing a wound
Part 14 Advanced skills [ALL Online]
70 Caring for a person with a central venous access device
71 Assisting with stoma care
72 Intravenous medication administration: bolus
73 Seclusion management
74 Electroconvulsive therapy care
75 Non-pharmacological pain management interventions – therapeutic massage
76 Non-pharmacological pain management interventions – conventional transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation
77 Neonate – daily care
78 Caring for a person who is unconscious
79 Continuous bladder irrigation
80 Continuous abdominal peritoneal dialysis
Appendix: NMBA Registered Nurse Standards for Practice 2016

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.

Clinical Psychomotor Skills: Clinical Skills Videos

ISBN13:9780170419062
ISBN10:0170419061
Demonstrate professional nursing skills to your students with Australian videos complementing Joanne Tollefson’s theory and practice of key clinical skills – fully updated with five new skills for 2019. Student-friendly and practical Tollefson videos allow students to see the skills they need to master – demonstrated in real-life settings – building layers of learning not achievable through the course text alone. This suite of resources is ideal for teaching students studying to be registered nurses/division 1 nurses, undertaking a Bachelor of Nursing at university level. Contemporary and set in real-life Australian settings, this series focuses on 76 essential skills.

Instructor Website for Tollefson's Clinical Psychomotor Skills (5-Point): Assessment Tools

ISBN13:9780170419116
ISBN10:0170419118
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.

CourseMate Express for Tollefson's Clinical Psychomotor Skills (5-Point Bondy): Assessment Tools for Nurses, 4-term Instant Access

ISBN13:9780170419161
ISBN10:0170419169
Reinforce student learning with online study tools CourseMate Express includes interactive teaching and learning tools such as advanced skills, quizzes, web links and clinical skills videos, to bring course concepts to life.

Instructor Videos for Tollefson's Clinical Psychomotor Skills (5-Point), 2-term Instant Access

ISBN13:9780170444552
ISBN10:0170444554
Demonstrate professional nursing skills to your students with Australian videos complementing Joanne Tollefson’s theory and practice of key clinical skills – fully updated with five new skills for 2019. Student-friendly and practical Tollefson videos allow students to see the skills they need to master – demonstrated in real-life settings – building layers of learning not achievable through the course text alone. This suite of resources is ideal for teaching students studying to be registered nurses/division 1 nurses, undertaking a Bachelor of Nursing at university level. Contemporary and set in real-life Australian settings, this series focuses on 76 essential skills.

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