The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia's RN standards for practice (2016) has replaced the National Competency Standards for the Registered Nurse (2006). This new revised edition of Tollefson for 2017 has incorporated the changes necessary to reflect the progression in thinking of the profession.
Clinical Psychomotor Skills is presented in a concise and easy-to-read style, offering a unique blend of solid theoretical content and practice based competency tables, to enable students and instructors to translate their skills and knowledge into provable competencies that fulfill the required standards.
New to the Edition
About The Authors
- All skills revised and updated for the Australia's RN standards for practice (2016) by our expanded author team of Joanne Tollefson and Elspeth Hillman
- Based on reviewer feedback we have added 2 new skills: Skill 17 Assisted feeding and Skill 31 Medication administration – inhaled medications
- New two-colour text design to emphasise pedagogy and competency tables
- New margin icons of key common procedures such as Hand washing, Documentation, Clean up and Dispose, and Gloving. This important reminders reinforce key tasks for nursing students
- New Linkage icons direct students to other skills they need to remember while learning a new skill
- NEW CourseMate Express website with interactive quizzes, skills videos and additional skills online for student learning and revision
- Each Clinical skill table updated with Performance criteria numbers to indicate NMBA Registered Nurse Standards for Practice
was a Senior Lecturer and Deputy Head of the School of Nursing Sciences at James Cook University. She is a registered nurse with many years of clinical experience in several countries and extensive experience in nursing education at both the hospital and tertiary levels. Research interests include competency-based education and clinical assessment, development of reflective practitioners for a changing work environment, chronic pain and arbovirus disease in the tropics. Joanne is also a two-time recipient of the National Awards for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (Carrick Award, 2007 and Australian Teaching and Learning Council Award, 2008).
is a Lecturer at the School of Nursing, Midwifery & Nutrition at James Cook University. She is a registered nurse with many years of clinical experience in metropolitan, rural, and remote locations. Recently most of Elspeth’s teaching focused on assisting first year nursing students to develop their foundational nursing skills and to apply these within a person centred philosophy. Research interests include value based care, and creating positive student learning experiences.
Tertiary; University or College
Book with Other Items
Number Of Pages: 430
Published: 16th November 2016
Publisher: Cengage Learning Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 29.7 x 21.0
Edition Number: 6
Edition Type: Revised