Welcome to your Nursing Practice Level 6 reading list. Here you will find the resources to support you throughout this module.
Critical Perspectives on User Involvement by Barnes, M.; Cotterell, P.Drawing on contributions from user activists and academic researchers, this topical reader provides a critical stock take of the state of user involvement. It considers different contexts in which such involvement is taking place and includes diverse and sometimes conflicting perspectives on the issues involved. This original and insightful critique will be an important resource for students studying health and social care and social work, researchers and user activists.
Call Number: 361.941 BAR + eBook
Publication Date: 2012
Nursing the Acutely Ill Adult by Clarke, D.; Malecki-Ketchell, A.Nurses in all areas of clinical practice must be able to recognise, assess and manage changes to a patient's condition. With a strong focus on pathophysiology, the comprehensive new edition of this essential textbook retains the case study approach that made the first edition so popular with students and educators alike. Offering further reading resources and definitions of key terms to aid learning it develops nurses' key skills such as identifying and explaining the pathophysiology of sepsis; recognising and managing hypovolaemic shock; assessment and management of cardiovascular, neurological and traumatic injury; and understanding priorities in initial stroke assessment and management, including nursing care following administration of a thrombolytic drug. Written by contributors from a range of clinical and academic backgrounds, Nursing the Acutely Ill Adult is essential reading for all students within the adult branch of nursing, a comprehensive book guide to understanding the common signs and symptoms related to serious acute illness in adults.
Call Number: 616.028 CLA
Publication Date: 2016
Practising Critical Reflection by Fook, J.; Gardner, F.How can professionals learn more easily from their own experience? How can critical reflection be performed in a structured way? How can professionals maintain a critically reflective stance when contexts may be restrictive? Critical reflection in professional practice is popular across many different professions as a way of ensuring ongoing scrutiny and improved practice skills. This accessible handbook focuses on a description and analysis of the theoretical input as well as the approach involved in critical reflection. It also demonstrates some skills, strategies and tools which might be used to practise it. The cross-disciplinary approach taken by the authors will appeal to a wide range of students and professionals and combines neatly with useful discussion of the complex educational and professional issues which arise from the practice of critical reflection. An innovative website containing a variety of useful resources accompanies the book www.openup.co.uk/fook&gardner. Resources include: Extracts from workshops, interviews and lectures Additional articles and readings Sample material for workshop preparation Throughout the book, the authors provide pertinent examples from their own practice, referring to relevant literature, providing annotated bibliographies, and noting where additional resource materials are available to provide further illustration. Practising Critical Reflection is key reading for a variety of students across social work, health sciences and nursing, as well as health care and social welfare professionals.
Call Number: 361.001 FOO
Publication Date: 2007
Emergencies in Children's and Young People's Nursing by Glasper, E.A.; McEwing, G.; Richardson, J.This book is a survival guide for all nurses who provide emergency care to children and young people. It helps those nurses who are at the front-line of care to quickly assess the level of emergency and plan the initial management. The consistent layout and the note-style format allows them tofind and take in information quickly, whilst on the ward. Written by nurses, for nurses, this quick-reference book contains the most important information nurses need to know when caring for children and young people.
Call Number: 618.9200231 GLA
Publication Date: 2011
Profiles and Portfolios by Hull, C.; Redfern, L.; Shuttleworth, A.This thoroughly revised and updated second edition of Profiles and Portfolios provides a complete guide to designing and maintaining a profile or portfolio. The text uses a practical step-by-step approach, has been expanded to cover a wide range of topics related to keeping a personal portfolio in a health as well as a social care context, and teaches the skills necessary for reflective practice.