Nursing Process

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Evidence-Based Practice: What It Is and What It Is Not

Product code: M257S    Copyright © 2017
    

OVERVIEW:
What is evidence-based practice, and where does evidence-based practice fit into the professional practice of nursing?  

This program—now updated with a new look and feel—presents the learner with important concepts about the relationship between nursing practice and nursing research, and how evidence-based practice influences decisions, interventions and evaluation of nursing care.   

OBJECTIVES:
After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

•    Define evidence-based practice
•    Explain the process for using research to improve patient care
•    Describe the development of a nursing plan of care using evidence-based practice

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Nursing Process and Critical Thinking: Critical Thinking in the Nursing Process

Product code: 78793R    Copyright © 2015
    

OVERVIEW:

Adapting to new and increasing healthcare technology and coping with multiple nursing and medical priorities has required nurses to develop essential critical thinking and reason skills. Critical thinking is the rational examination and analysis of available information that leads to the formulation of conclusions and alternatives that are the most appropriate for the situation and it is an essential part of the nursing process.

This program will demonstrate how critical thinking skills are applied to clinical practice through the use of 12 vignettes that follow a nursing student and her colleagues as they care for a chronically ill patient.

OBJECTIVES:

After viewing the program, the learner will be able to:

  • Define critical thinking as an organized way of thinking
  • Indentify and briefly describe selected elements of critical thinking
  • Explain how critical thinking is essential in the nursing process

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Nursing Process and Critical Thinking: The Nursing Process

Product code: 78792R    Copyright © 2015
    

OVERVIEW:

The Nursing Process is an essential decision-making system used by nurses to meet the healthcare needs of patients. It can be used in any setting and it allows for specific, individualized and holistic activities that promote the patient’s return to optimum health. This program provides a description of each of the five steps of the nursing process, and demonstrates their application in a realistic patient case scenario.

 OBJECTIVES:

After viewing the program, the learner will be able to:

  • Define the nursing process.
  • List and describe each of the 5 steps of the nursing process.
  • Explain the value of using the nursing process to improve patient care

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Nursing Theory

Product code: M256        

Overview:

Nursing theory is the foundation of knowledge for the direction and delivery of nursing care and is used to describe, explain, predict and develop a plan of nursing care. This program presents the learner with important concepts about how nursing theory is applied to the care of patients.

Objectives:

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Define nursing theory and gain an understanding of its importance and application
  • Define and distinguish between "grand theories" and mid-range theories
  • Implement an expanded nursing assessment
  • Perform appropriate nursing interventions and evaluations

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