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The Clinical Placement : An Essential Guide for Nursing Students : 3rd Edition - Tracy Levett-Jones

The Clinical Placement

An Essential Guide for Nursing Students : 3rd Edition

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Published: 11th December 2014
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Practitioners like you have been turning to Micozzi's comprehensive CAM text for the past 20 years.

Filled with the most up-to-date information on scientific theory and research and updated contributions from world experts, Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 5th Edition gives you a solid foundation of the therapies and evidence-based clinical applications for CAM - and expands your global perspective with new and updated chapters on healing systems from around the world. Dive into interesting discussions on massage, manual therapies and bodywork, yoga, chiropractic, osteopathy, herbal medicine, aromatherapy and essential oils therapy, "nature cure," naturopathy and naturopathic medicine, and nutrition and hydration.

With its wide range of topics, this 20th anniversary edition is your ideal CAM reference!

Key Features

  • Clinical guides for selecting therapies, and new advances for matching the appropriate therapy to the individual patient, enables you to offer and/or recommend individualized patient care.
  • Expert contributors include well-known writers such as Kevin Ergil, Patch Adams, Joseph Pizzorno, and Marc Micozzi himself.
  • A unique synthesis of information, including historical usage, cultural and social analysis, current basic science theory and research, and a wide range of clinical investigations and observations, makes this text a focused, authoritative resource.
  • Suggested readings and references in each chapter list the best resources for further research and study.
  • Coverage of CAM therapies and systems includes those most commonly encountered or growing in popularity, so you can carefully evaluate each treatment.
  • An evidence-based approach focuses on treatments best supported by clinical trials and scientific evidence.
  • Observations from mechanisms of action to evidence of clinical efficacy answers questions of how, why, and when CAM therapies work.
  • Global coverage includes discussions of traditional healing arts from Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas.
New to this Edition
  • Updated chapters feature new content and topics, including: challenges in integrative medicine, legal issues, CAM in the community, psychometric evaluation, placebo effect, stress management, and much more!
  • Updated guides on common herbal remedies in clinical practice, East and Southeast Asia, and native North and South America deliver the latest information.
  • Revised chapters with new contributors offer fresh perspectives on these important and relevant topics.
  • Basic science content and new theory and research studies cover a wide range of sciences such as biophysics, biology and ecology, ethnomedicine, psychometrics, neurosciences, and systems theory.
  • New and expanded global ethnomedical systems include new content on Shamanism and Neo-Shamanism, Central and North Asia, Southeast Asia, Nepal and Tibet, Hawaii and South Pacific, Alaska and Pacific Northwest, and contemporary global
  • healthcare.

Chapter 1 The rules of engagement

1.1 Know the lie of the land

1.2 The clinical placement-what it is and why it matters

1.3 Person-centred care

1.4 Models of care

1.5 Competent practice

1.6 Working within your scope of practice

1.7 Who shall I turn to?

1.8 Working hard-but not too hard

1.9 First impressions last

1.10 The generation gap

1.11 The roles and functions of the interdisciplinary healthcare team

Reflective thinking activities

References



Chapter 2 Great expectations

2.1 Patients? expectations

2.2 Clinicians? expectations

2.3 Professional expectations

2.4 Legal requirements

2.5 Don?t apologise for being a student

2.6 Speak up, speak out

2.7 Exercise your rights

2.8 You?re not the boss of me (oh really?)

2.9 Don?t take everything personally

2.10 Compliance and compromise

2.11 Being naive

Reflective thinking activities

References



Chapter 3 How you act

3.1 Cultural safety

3.2 Teamwork

3.3 Managing conflict

3.4 Dealing with horizontal violence

3.5 Dealing with sexual harassment

3.6 Taking care of yourself

3.7 Patient advocacy

3.8 Best practice

3.9 Practice principles

3.10 Clinical governance

3.11 Patient safety

3.12 Clinical learning objectives

3.13 Student assessment

3.14 Giving and receiving gifts

3.15 Visitors during clinical placements

3.16 Using the company supplies

3.17 Punctuality and reliability

3.18 Putting work ahead of your studies

3.19 Clinical placements at distant locations

Reflective thinking activities

References



Chapter 4 How you think and feel

4.1 Caring

4.2 Reflective practice

4.3 Reality check and seeking feedback

4.4 Emotional Intelligence

4.5 Critical thinking and critical reasoning

4.6 Ethical dilemmas in nursing

4.7 Crossing over the line

4.8 Getting the support you need

Reflective thinking activities

References



Chapter 5 How you communicate

5.1 What is a nurse?

5.2 Therapeutic communication

5.3 Welcome to Australia or New Zealand

5.4 Using professional language

5.5 Documentation and legal issues

5.6 Information and communication technology (ICT) in healthcare and in education

5.7 Patient handover

5.8 Your voice in the clinical environment

5.9 Telephones and the internet

5.10 Self-disclosure

5.11 Providing effective feedback

Reflective thinking activities

References

Glossary

Index

ISBN: 9780729542012
ISBN-10: 0729542017
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 11th December 2014
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 15.0  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 3