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Welcome to your Children's Nursing Practice Part 1 reading list. Here you will find the resources to support you throughout your module.
Medicines Management in Children's Nursing by Children′s nurses must develop the crucial skills of correct medicines management and calculations in order to provide safe care to their patients. This book specifically supports pre-registration students in meeting the required competencies for medicines management needed to pass formal assessment and qualify as a children′s nurse. It is clearly structured around the NMC Essential Skills Clusters for medicines management, covering legal aspects, drugs calculations, administration, storage, record keeping, introductory pharmacology, patient communication and contextual issues in medication. The book is written in user-friendly language and uses patient scenarios to explain concepts and apply theory to practice.
Call Number: 615.1083 BLA
Publication Date: 2011
Clinical Skills in Children's Nursing by Children's nurses require excellent clinical skills to provide high quality care to children and young people across a range of different ages. After the first year of their training, children's nursing students must master skills of increasing complexity whilst developing clinical judgementand confidence. Therefore, it is vital that links are made to children's biology and development, family needs, legal issues and problem solving but until now, it has been hard to find all this in one place.Clinical Skills in Children's Nursing is designed for children's and general nursing students in second year onwards to facilitate the transition from closely supervised beginners, to qualified professionals. By clearly explaining essential principles, evidence and special considerations, this texthelps students to build up their confidence, not just in performing skills, but also in decision-making in readiness for registration and beyond.Step-by-step guides to performing core and advanced procedures are presented in tables for easy comprehension and revision, illustrated by photographs and drawings. Each skill draws on the available evidence base, which is updated regularly on the accompanying Online Resource Centre.Uniquely, this text develops students' critical thinking skills and ability to deliver child centred care by providing clear links to anatomical, physiological and child development milestones as well as regular nursing alerts which help prevent readers from making common mistakes.Clearly reflecting the Nursing and Midwifery Council's Essential Skills Clusters for registration and beyond, Clinical Skills in Children's Nursing is designed to support student nurses develop into competent practitioners. Supported by a dedicated Online Resource Centre with up-to-date evidence,realistic scenarios, and a wealth of other tools.On the Online Resource Centre:For registered lecturers and mentors:* Figures from the book, ready to download and use in teaching materialFor students:* Evidence, guidelines and protocols, reviewed and updated every 6 months* Over 40 interactive scenarios* Active web links provide a gateway to the articles cited in the book* Flashcard glossary to help learn key terms
Call Number: 618.92 COY
Publication Date: 2010
Developing Practical Skills for Nursing Children and Young People by Clinical skills are essential to the practice of nursing and learning these skills requires a wealth of both factual knowledge and technical expertise. Supplementing practical teaching, Developing Practical Skills for Nursing Children and Young People is a comprehensive skills text that describes clinical skills in the style of a tutor teaching at the bedside. Each chapter presents the essential skills for practice in a step-by-step format alongside an evidence-based rationale--anticipating common problems and suggesting practical solutions. The book is essential reading for all student nurses working with child patients, as well as qualified paediatric nurses. It is also relevant to anyone assessing and planning care for an infant, child, or young person on the ward, clinic, or in the community. An accompanying website provides further reading lists, self-assessment questions, and PowerPoint presentations for each chapter. From fundamental care processes to advanced nursing skills, the book and website enables readers to make a smooth transition from learner to hands-on-nurse.
Call Number: 618.92 GLA + eBook
Publication Date: 2009
Children and Young People's Nursing at a Glance by Children and Young People?s Nursing at a Glance, isthe perfect companion for study and revision for pre-registrationchildren?s nursing students from the publishers of themarket-leading at a Glance series. Divided into sevensections it explores assessment and screening, working withfamilies, the newborn infant, the developing child, child healthpolicy, nursing the sick child and young person and chronic andlife-limiting conditions. This comprehensive book is an invaluable resource forpre-registration nursing students as well as newly qualified nurseswanting to consolidate and expand their knowledge of children andyoung people?s nursing. Breaks down complex aspects of child health care in anaccessible and un-intimidating way The perfect revision and consolidation textbook Linked closely with the NMC standards for pre-registrationnursing education, and the essential skills clusters framework Highly visual colour presentation, with approximately 130illustrations Includes boxes, summary boxes, key points and recommendationsfor practice to improve the learning experience Supported by a companion website featuring over 500 interactivemultiple choice questions(www.ataglanceseries.com/nursing/children) Available in a range of digital formats - perfect for 'on thego' study and revision
Call Number: 618.9200231 GLA + eBook
Publication Date: 2014
Advanced Paediatric Life Support by This international bestselling book on acute paediatric care is the coursebook for the Advanced Life Support Group's Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS). It uses their practical approach, a tried and tested method of treating children during the crucial first few hours of a life threatening condition. Advanced Paediatric Life Support is used in emergency and paediatric departments, by physicians, nurses and allied health professionals, and its clear layout and straightforward style make it a highly practical tool both for training and in the event of an emergency. The fifth edition includes major new features bringing it right up to date, including: The latest International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) 2010 Guidelines A discussion on the importance of human factors A new and improved design including full colour photographs and diagrams With this book at hand, paediatric and emergency staff can be confident in having comprehensive and authoritative guidance on the first principles of recognising life threatening conditions through to all the procedures necessary to save a child's life.
Call Number: 618.920028 + eBook
Publication Date: 2011
Reflective Practice in Nursing by Reflection enables making sense of, and learning from, experiences that can sometimes seem uncertain, chaotic or even mundane. It is a core skill that student nurses must grasp in order to develop professionally, and is a requirement of the professionals
Call Number: 610.73 HOW
Publication Date: 2010
Communication Skills for Children's Nurses by "This excellent text will help nurses develop an awareness of a range of communication frameworks and how they might be utilised in contemporary child health nursing to communicate with children, their families, fellow healthcare professionals and each other in their day to day working lives... It should be on every student's reading list!" Dr Edward Alan Glasper, Professor of Children's and Young People's Nursing, The University of Southampton, UK "This is an important and much needed book. Logical and well presented, it has episodes of reflection which can be implemented, and activities that provide exemplars about communication that will enhance learning. I particularly found useful the chapters on the legal and ethical aspects, research and communicating with children using technology." Linda Shields, Professor of Nursing - Tropical Health, James Cook University and Townsville Health Service District, Australia This guide will help children's nurses tocommunicate with confidence, sensitivity and effectiveness; to meet the individual needs of children and their families. The book explores different aspects of communicating in this challenging environment using vignettes, examples, practice insights and tips. The book emphasises the importance of listening to and respecting children's views and rights, in addition to respecting parent responsibility, rights and duty to act in the child's best interests. The authors show how a balance between protective exclusion and facilitated inclusion is core to communicating with children and families. Key topics covered include: Communicating during challenging and sensitive times The importance of being culturally sensitive and self-aware Meeting the needs of vulnerable and disadvantaged children Engaging with children who experience difficulty in communicating Ethical and legal dimensions of communicating with families Appreciating the nature of 'voice' in research with children Contributors: Stacey Atkinson, Frances Binns, Debbie Fallon, Noirín Hayes, Paula Hicks, Philomena Keogh, Ursula Kilkelly, Philip Larkin, Joan Livesley, Emer Murphy, Colman Noctor, Eileen Savage, Joanna Smith, Vicky Stewart and Janet Wray.
Call Number: 618.9200231 LAM + eBook
Publication Date: 2012
Numeracy in Children's Nursing by Numeracy in Children's Nursing and Healthcare is a handy, practical book which highlights the importance of numbers, numeracy and calculations in children's nursing practice, instilling nursing students and qualified nurses with confidence and competence when working with numbers and calculating drug doses. This accessible guide covers all aspects of numeracy from basic skills through to complex drug administration, and provides case studies throughout enabling the reader to apply the theory to practice. Each chapter adopts the same accessible and easy-to-follow format, featuring learning outcomes, a case scenario, key numeracy information, hints and tips, activities and exercises, and a glossary of terms.
Call Number: 618.9200231 PAR + eBook
Publication Date: 2015