Fundamentals of Nursing: Concepts, Process, and Practice
|Barbara Kozier / Glenora Erb / Audrey Berman / Shirlee Snyder
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Companion Website Content Contributors:
Mary T. Boylston, RN, MSN, CCRNr, Associate Professor, Nursing Informatics Coordinator, Eastern University, St Davids, PA
Janet Witucki Brown, RN, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Vera Dauffenbach, RN, MSN, EdD, Associate Professor of Nursing, Bellin College of Nursing, Green Bay, WI
Laurie Gasperi Kaudewitz, RNC, MSN, Assistant Professor of Nursing, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
Duane F. Napier, MSN, RN, C, Assistant Professor of Nursing, St. Mary's School of Nursing, Huntington, WV
Phyllis G. Peterson, RN, MN, AOCN, Assistant Professor, Division of Nursing, Our Lady of Holy Cross College, New Orleans, LA
Pamela Pranke, RNC MSN SANE, Clinical Coordinator-Nursing, S.A.F.E. Shelter/ Jamestown College, Campus Violence Intervention Advocate, Jamestown, ND
Georgianna M. Thomas, RN, EdD, Associate Professor, West Suburban College of Nursing, Oak Park, Illinois; Per Diem Staff Nurse, Stat Resources, Chicago, IL
Kim Webb, RN, MN, Nursing Chair, Northern Oklahoma College, Tonkawa, OK
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I. THE NATURE OF NURSING
1. Historical and Contemporary Nursing Practice
2. Nursing Education and Research
3. Nursing Theories and Conceptual Frameworks
4. Legal Aspects of Nursing
5. Values, Ethics and Advocacy
II. CONTEMPORARY HEALTH CARE
6. Health Care Delivery Systems
7. Community-Based Nursing and Care Continuity
8. Health Promotion
9. Home Care
10. Nursing Informatics
III. HEALTH BELIEFS AND PRACTICES
11. Health, Wellness, and Illness
12. Individual, Family, and Community Health
13. Culture and Heritage
14. Complementary and Alternative Healing Modalities
IV. THE NURSING PROCESS
15. Critical Thinking and the Nursing Process
19. Implementing and Evaluating
20. Documenting and Reporting
V. LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENT
21. Concepts of Growth and Development
22. Promoting Health from Conception through Adolescence
23. Promoting Health in Adults and Older Adults
VI. INTEGRAL ASPECTS OF NURSING
24. Caring, Comforting and Communicating
26. Delegating, Managing and Leading
VII. ASSESSING HEALTH
27. Vital Signs
28. Health Assessment
VIII. INTEGRAL COMPONENTS OF CLIENT CARE
32. Diagnostic Testing
34. Skin Integrity and Wound Care
35. Perioperative Nursing
IX. PROMOTING PSYCHOSOCIAL HEALTH
36. Sensory Perception
40. Stress and Coping
41. Loss, Grieving and Death
X. PROMOTING PHYSIOLOGIC HEALTH
42. Activity and Exercise
43. Rest and Sleep
44. Pain Management
46. Fecal Elimination
47. Urinary Elimination
50. Fluid, Electrolyte, Acid-Base Balance
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