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Skills in Nursing Practice


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This series of competency-based pocket guides covers relevant key concepts, anatomy and physiology, lifespan matters, assessment, and nursing skills for good clinical practice in a range of areas from safety and protection to promoting homeostasis. To support your learning, they include learning outcomes, concept map summaries, activities, questions and scenarios with sample answers, and critical reflection thinking points.

Quick and easy to reference, these short, skills-focused texts are ideal for use on placements or for revision. They are ideal for pre-registration nurses, students on the nursing associate programme and newly qualified nurses feeling in need of a little revision.

Titles include:

  • Nursing Skills in Professional and Practice Contexts
  • Nursing Skills in Control and Coordination of the Human Body
  • Nursing Skills in Supporting Mobility
  • Nursing Skills in Cardiorespiratory Assessment and Monitoring
  • Nursing Skills in Nutrition, Hydration and Elimination
  • Nursing Skills in Keeping Patients Safe

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Nursing Skills in Cardiorespiratory Assessment and Monitoring

Nursing Skills in Cardiorespiratory Assessment and Monitoring

1st Edition

By Tina Moore, Sheila Cunningham
May 25, 2021

Organisms need to be able to maintain nearly constant internal environments in order to survive, grow and function effectively and efficiently. By maintaining homeostasis, humans remain healthy, strong and protected from the invasion of foreign organisms, such as viruses, bacteria and fungi. This ...

Nursing Skills in Control and Coordination

Nursing Skills in Control and Coordination

1st Edition

By Tina Moore, Sheila Cunningham
May 25, 2021

Looking at how a variety of biological systems control and coordinate all physical actions, this quick reference book covers the nervous system and neurological assessment, caring for the unconscious patient and dealing with pain. Suitable for student nurses and nursing associates, it is ideal for ...

Nursing Skills in Supporting Mobility

Nursing Skills in Supporting Mobility

1st Edition

By Sheila Cunningham, Tina Moore
May 25, 2021

The ability to move easily and purposively contributes enormously to a sense of health and wellbeing, enabling increased independence and selfprotection. However, many of the patients you encounter will have some degree of immobility whether it is temporary (for instance, due to local anaesthesia),...

Nursing Skills in Safety and Protection

Nursing Skills in Safety and Protection

1st Edition

By Sheila Cunningham, Tina Moore
December 05, 2019

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 ...

Nursing Skills in Nutrition, Hydration and Elimination

Nursing Skills in Nutrition, Hydration and Elimination

1st Edition

By Sheila Cunningham, Tina Moore
December 02, 2019

The body needs a constant supply of nutrients and water in order to survive, with water being required for the transportation of nutrients to cells and also for the transportation of waste out of the body. This practical pocket guide focuses on what you need to know to support your patients’ ...

Nursing Skills in Professional and Practice Contexts

Nursing Skills in Professional and Practice Contexts

1st Edition

By Tina Moore, Sheila Cunningham
December 02, 2019

Quick and easy to reference, this short, clinically focused guide is ideal for use on placements or for revision. The professional role of the nurse is at the very foundation of good care management and provision. Nurses are accountable to patients, the public, employers and their entire profession...

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