Shortlisted for the 2010 APA Australian Educational Publishing Awards
For years Kozier & Erb’s Fundamentals of Nursing has been the gold standard in helping students embarking on their nursing careers. This first Australian edition retains many of the features that have made this textbook the number-one choice of nursing students and lecturers.
To further enhance this popular fundamentals textbook and ensure its appropriate application for Australian students, nursing academics from across Australia were invited to review and comment on each of the 52 chapters. Their detailed feedback has ensured that Kozier & Erb’s Fundamentals of Nursing: First Australian Edition is a current, engaging and uniquely Australian textbook that will help students succeed in their nursing studies.
Kozier and Erb’s Fundamentals of Nursing, First Australian Edition presents the fundamentals of nursing care within the framework of the nursing process. This text offers an accessible writing style; a focus on practical application with real-world Australian examples and case studies; appropriate Australian terminology, policies and procedures, Australian visuals; an integrated approach to Australian Indigenous health issues; and up-to-date references, research and codes of practice, with reference to ANMC guidelines. The text is supported by a state-of-the art technology package to enhance the learning process.
About the Authors
Dr Tracy Levett-Jones is the Deputy Head of School (Teaching and Learning) at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Newcastle. She has a broad clinical background and prior to her academic career worked as a women’s health nurse, nurse educator and new graduate program coordinator. She is a co-author of the book The Clinical Placement: An Essential Guide for Nursing Students, the 2007 recipient of the New South Wales Minister for Education Quality Teaching Award and a 2008 recipient of an Australian Teaching and Learning Council Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.
Dr Trudy Dwyer is currently a Senior Lecturer of Nursing in the Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Health at CQU. Trudy has a long career as a nurse academic, coordinating undergraduate and post-graduate nursing courses and coordinator of the Honours program. She is also supervisor of Masters and PhD research higher degree students. She is the co-author of the highly successful Student Nurse: Clinical Survival Guide published by Pearson Australia.
Majella Hales works at the Australian Catholic University in Brisbane and lectures primarily in the science and nursing units of the undergraduate nursing degree. Originally hospital trained, she completed a post registration Bachelor of Nursing, Master’s of Applied Science (Research) and a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education.
Nichole Harvey has held an academic role with the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, James Cook University, since 2000. She has been a registered nurse since 1988 and an endorsed midwife since 1995. Her main area of clinical expertise is emergency and trauma nursing with a special interest in midwifery.
Dr Yoni Luxford is a Senior Lecturer in Nursing in the School of Health at the University of New England, Armidale NSW.
Associate Professor Lorna Moxham actively contributes to the nursing profession at state, national and international levels as well as to the broader community in numerous ways. Lorna has served on numerous Ministerial committees as a member and chair and has held several leadership and governance roles both within the tertiary education sector and in industry. These currently include Chair of the CQUniversity HREC and Chair of the Rockhampton and District Health Community Council (HCC).
Tanya Park joined the School of Nursing, Midwifery & Nutrition at James Cook University in 2005 and has had the opportunity to teach with both undergraduate and postgraduate students. She is a registered nurse, endorsed mental health nurse, endorsed midwife and credentialled mental health nurse.
Dr Barbara Parker is a Program Director in the School of Nursing and Midwifery and teaches within the undergraduate nursing program at University of South Australia. She has worked extensively in the clinical environment, specifically in the areas of anaesthetics and recovery and orthopaedic and urology surgical nursing.
Dr Kerry Reid-Searl is a Senior Lecturer at Central Queensland University. Kerry first completed her nursing qualifications in Tasmania. Since then she has gained experience in Queensland as a remote area nurse, a generalist nurse and a midwife, and in more recent years she has worked in the clinical area of paediatrics.
David Stanley is currently teaching undergraduate and postgraduate nursing at Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia. Previously David completed a number of years of volunteer work in Africa. He moved to the UK and worked as the Co-ordinator of Children’s Services and as a nurse practitioner.
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 3
Published: 27th July 2009
Publisher: Pearson Education Australia