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The clinical placement : an essential guide for nursing students /

By: Levett-Jones, Tracy [author.]Contributor(s): Reid-Searl, Kerry [author.]Publisher: Chatswood, N.S.W. : Elsevier, 2022Copyright date: ©2022Edition: Fifth edition / Tracy Levett-Jones, Kerry Reid-SearlDescription: 1 volume : illustrations (colour) , ; 22 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780729543880; 0729543889Subject(s): Nursing | Nursing -- Practice | Education, nursing | Nursing -- Study and teaching (Higher) | Nursing fundamentals and skills | Clinical competenceDDC classification: 610.7307155 LEV 2022

Previous edition: 2018.

Includes index.

CHAPTER 1: THE RULES OF ENGAGEMENT. Introduction. Know the Lie of the Land. The Clinical Placement—What It Is and Why It Matters. Person-Centred Care. Models of Care. Safe and Effective Practice. Working Within Your Scope of Practice. Supervision and Support. Working Hard to Belong. First Impressions Last. Mandatory Requirements for Clinical Placements. The Roles and Responsibilities of the Interprofessional Healthcare Team. References and Acknowledgements. CHAPTER 2 : GREAT EXPECTATIONS. Introduction. Patients’ Expectations. Clinicians’ Expectations. Nurse Managers’ Expectations. Professional Expectations. Legal Requirements. Nursing Students’ Expectations. Speak Up, Speak Out. Don’t Take Things Personally. Compliance and Compromise. Exercise Your Rights. References and Acknowledgements. CHAPTER 3 : HOW YOU ACT. Introduction. Cultural Competence and cultural safety. Patient Safety. Clinical Governance. Evidence-Based Practice. Advocacy. Managing Conflict. Dealing with Horizontal Violence. Dealing with Sexual Harassment. Self-Care. Putting Work Ahead of Your Studies. Clinical Placements in Organisations Where You Are Employed. Clinical Placements at Distant Locations. Clinical Learning Objectives. Student Assessment. Giving and Receiving Gifts. Visitors During Clinical Placements. Using Supplies From the Healthcare Organisation. Punctuality and Reliability. References and Acknowledgements. CHAPTER 4 : HOW YOU THINK AND FEEL. Introduction. Empathic Nursing Practice. Reflective Practice. Reality Check and Seeking Feedback. Emotional Intelligence. Critical Thinking and Clinical Reasoning. Ethical Dilemmas in Nursing. Crossing the Line. References and Acknowledgements. CHAPTER 5 : HOW YOU COMMUNICATE. Introduction. Therapeutic Communication. Interprofessional and Intraprofessional Communication. Communicating as a Professional Nurse. Diversity and its Impact on Clinical Communication. Using Professional Language. Documentation and Legal Issues. Patient Handover. Telephones and the Internet. Use of Social Media. Self-Disclosure. Receiving and Providing Effective Feedback. References and Acknowledgements. CHAPTER 6: INSIGHTS FROM EXPERTS. Introduction. Intensive Care Nursing. Paediatric Nursing. Prison Nursing. Trauma Nursing. Medical Surgical Nursing. Older Person Nursing. Community Nursing. Drug and Alcohol Nursing. Mental Health Nursing. Practice Nursing. Palliative Care. Clinical Research in Nursing.

A unique, fundamental resource for nursing students in a clinical environment. "The Clinical Placement, 3rd Edition: An essential guide for nursing students" is an interactive textbook designed to guide nursing students through their clinical placement journey. The first edition of this nursing reference proved extremely valuable in helping nursing students use their clinical placements as opportunities to develop the skills, knowledge, attitude and understanding that underpin quality practice. The Clinical Placement, 3rd Edition is fully revised with a fresh new appeal. It builds upon the success of the first edition, while incorporating a wealth of new, topical content written in easy-to-understand language. Designed to challenge and inspire students, The Clinical Placement, 3rd Edition: An essential guide for nursing students introduces foundational knowledge in early chapters before addressing more complex issues. This indispensible nursing resource will motivate students to think deeply and critically about important professional and clinical issues. Clinical placements are wonderful learning experiences but they can also be daunting. This book is written specifically for nursing students undertaking a Diploma or Bachelor of Nursing. It will help you prepare for clinical placements and enhance your knowledge and confidence. Written by leading academics Tracy Levett-Jones and Kerry Reid-Searl, The Clinical Placement will give you the knowledge, strategies, practical tips and insights you need to excel in your placements. It has a strong focus on both person-centred care, self-care, professional and personal responsibilities. With a supporting video series containing a wealth of practical ideas from expert nurses and recently graduated students, this book will empower you to complete your clinical placements feeling confident and capable as you undertake your journey to becoming a registered nurse.

Item type Current library Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
14 day loan (Class Sets) Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation, Victorian Branch
Class Sets 610.7307155 LEV 2022 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Checked out 03/05/2024 L0008772
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