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Saint Thomas Medical Libraries: Nursing

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Access to AORN eGuidelines through the library ended 1/1/23

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Adult CCRN® Certification Review : Think in Questions, Learn by Rationales
Cnor Certification Practice Q&a
Cen Certification Practice Q&a
Newly revised and updated, Delivering Culturally Competent Nursing Care, Second Edition, explores the cross-cultural interactions and conflicts between nurses and the diverse array of patients they may see. Culturally competent nurses can cut through preconceptions, reduce health disparities, and deliver high-quality care as they encounter patients from a range of backgrounds and beliefs. As frontline providers for diverse populations, nurses are expected to treat each patient with empathy and respect. This text addresses what it really means to be culturally competent in nursing practice. As representatives of specific cultural, racial, ethnic, and sociopolitical groups, nurses bring their own values, beliefs, and attitudes to all interactions with patients and with one another. Whether or not nurses choose to make their attitudes explicit, these attitudes ultimately influence the quality of care they provide to patients. The content of this book is grounded in the Staircase Model, which builds upon the nurse's own self-assessment to identify personal limitations, find strategies to improve cultural competence, and progress to the next level. This text features case scenarios that apply the process of cultural competence to different healthcare situations. What's NewThree New ChaptersChapter 12: Caring for Patients Who Are Morbidly ObeseChapter 13: Caring for VeteransChapter 14: Caring for ChildrenExpanded content on caring for LGBTQIA communityPowerPoint slides provided for instructors Key FeaturesAddresses AACN competenciesProvides easy-to-follow self-assessment using the Staircase ModelLearning Objectives and Key Terms are identified in each chapterOverview of each chapter provides current information about trends in the United States on the topic under discussionProvides an excellent cultural competency preparation for student nurses in clinical situations as well as for practicing nurses at all levels and areas of nursingPresents content on immigration and transgender individuals
Lippincott Nursing Procedures
Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice
Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice
Plumer's Principles and Practice of Infusion Therapy
Writing for Publication in Nursing
Egan's Fundamentals of Respiratory Care
The ASPEN Adult Nutrition Support Core Curriculum, Third Edition
ASPEN Enteral Nutrition Handbook
Self-Care for New and Student Nurses
Essentials of Patient Education
Johns Hopkins Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals, Fourth Edition
Nursing Ethics

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