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Consumer Health > ConsHlth: Home Health Care
Learning to Care: The Nursing Associate
Peate, Ian
ISBN 13: 
9780702076053
ISBN 10: 
0702076058
Category: 
ConsHlth: Home Health Care
Edition: 
1
Publisher: 
Elsevier Health Science
Format: 
Paperback
Status: 
Out of Stock at the Publisher
Imprint: 
Elsevier
Audience: 
Professional and scholarly
Pages: 
585
Weight: 
2.5
Retail Price: 
32.95
Quantity On Hand: 
0, Reprint Pending
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Synopsis:

Richly illustrated throughout, this comprehensive resource is designed to fully equip Trainee Nursing Associates for their future role as professional healthcare providers with chapters ranging from 'how to learn' and essay writing to communication skills, reflective practice, and the role of evidence-based clinical decision making. Basic anatomy and physiology, together with the care and treatment of common disorders, form the second part of the volume. The book includes a wide range of learning features and comes with a downloadable image bank to assist trainee nursing associates with their assignments.

  • Clear, no nonsense writing style helps make learning easy
  • Provides helpful advice on study skills and essay writing
  • Incorporates the 15 Standards of the Care Certificate
  • Learning objectives at the start of each chapter enable readers to monitor their progress
  • Key Words feature encourage familiarisation with a new vocabulary
  • 'Self Test' questions at the start of each chapter allow readers to establish their baseline knowledge
  • Reflection and Critical Awareness features encourage critical thinking and recall of essential information
  • Medicine Trolley feature outlines common drugs, their usage, routes of administration and side effects
  • Case Studies give practical context to core information
  • Care in the Home Setting, At the GP Surgery and Communities of Care boxes illustrate healthcare provision outside the hospital environment
  • Includes anatomy and physiology and pathophysiology of important diseases and disorders
  • OSCEs help trainee nursing associates prepare for examinations
  • Helpful glossary provides definitions of new terms

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