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Tabbner's Nursing Care : Theory and Practice 7th edition - Koutoukidis

Tabbner's Nursing Care

Theory and Practice 7th edition


Published: 16th September 2016
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The only text in the market written specifically for Diploma of Nursing students in Australia and New Zealand.

Written by Gabrielle Koutoukidis, Kate Stainton and Jodie Hughson, Tabbner's Nursing Care: Theory and Practice, 7th edition, provides a solid foundation of theoretical knowledge and skills for nursing students embarking on an Enrolled Nurse career.

Reflecting the current issues and scope of practice for Enrolled Nurses in Australia, this new edition focuses on the delivery of person-centred care, emphasises critical thinking throughout and demonstrates the application of the decision-making framework across multiple scenarios.

Teaching resources

  • Image collection - all figures and tables from the textbook
  • Test banks
Student resources
  • Answer guides to:
    • Case studies
    • Critical thinking exercises
    • Decision-making framework exercises
    • Review questions
  • Australian Clinical Skills videos demonstrating core skills to help you link the theory to practice
  • Weblinks
New to this Edition
  • Two new chapters:
    • Nursing informatics and technology in healthcare
    • Quality and safety in healthcare
  • 83 Clinical Skills aligned with the new 2016 Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia Enrolled Nurse (EN) Standards for Practice to help you understand the skill and translate it into effective clinical practice
  • Exercises on the decision-making framework for the EN
  • Examples of progress notes and nursing care plan documentation
  • Aligned to the most recent Diploma of Nursing training package HLT51612
  • Supported by a NEW companion skills workbook: Essential Enrolled Nursing Skills for Person-Centred Care
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A definite need for anyone studying nursing


Using this for diplome of nursing . Very informative and used everyday

Sunshine coast

One of the most popular Nursing texts in our Library


This book is a core text for our Nursing students and they find it very accessible to read and helpful in their studies.

Melbourne, Australia

Very insightful and helpful with my studies!


Will definitely recommend it to other students!

Naracoorte, SA


Essential for the EN student


Highly recommend this to every nursing student!




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ISBN: 9780729542272
ISBN-10: 0729542270
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1200
Published: 16th September 2016
Publisher: Elsevier Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 30.48 x 22.86  x 5.72
Weight (kg): 3.45
Edition Number: 7