People should be cared for in a safe environment that is protected from internal and external harm. This quick reference guide covers vital practical skills for nurses including:
- Emergency management and resuscitation
- The safe and accurate administration of medicines
- Infection control
- The anatomy and physiology of skin and temperature regulation
- Personal care
- Wound care.
This competency-based text covers relevant key concepts, anatomy and physiology, lifespan matters, assessment and nursing skills. To support your learning, it also includes learning outcomes, concept map summaries, activities, questions and scenarios with sample answers, and critical reflection thinking points.
Quick and easy to reference, this short, clinically focused guide is ideal for use on placements or for revision. It is suitable for pre-registration nurses, students on the nursing associate programme and newly qualified nurses.
1. Emergency care and management
3. Infection control
4. Skin and wounds
Sheila Cunningham and Tina Moore