Need a Change for Your Critical Care Nursing Course?
Designed to help the undergraduate nursing student in a critical care rotation and for nurses new to critical care, each chapter of Critical Care Nursing has application to the AACN Synergy Model, identifying and matching patient characteristics and nurse competencies, leading to optimal patient outcomes.
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In addition to the core critical care nursing content, this unique text covers the following topics:
Organ donation (including care of the donor as well as the organ recipient)
Care of the postanesthesia patient
Common drug overdoses and poisonings
Palliative care and death and dying in the ICU
The book features case studies, critical thinking questions, multiple choice NCLEX-style review questions, evidence-based online resources, and student activities.
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Features & Benefits
Each clinical chapter relates to the AACN Synergy Model, providing the reader with a theoretical basis for care
Each chapter has evidence-based online resources
Each clinical chapter has a case study with critical thinking questions
Each chapter contains student activities at the end of each chapter designed to help the student utilize the Synergy Model to patient care in the clinical setting
Critical care rotation, usually in the senior year of nursing school—offered in the department of adult and elder health.
Nursing education departments at hospitals that offer a nurse externship
Roberta Kaplow, PhD, APRN-CCNS, AOCNS, CCRN-Clinical Nurse Specialist, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia
Dr. Roberta Kaplow is a clinical nurse specialist at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, GA. She has co-authored three books and numerous book chapters and articles in critical care and oncology. She has served on the AACN Board of Directors and AACN Certification Corporation Board of Directors. She has served on the editorial board of Applied Nursing Research and reviews for many journal focused on critical care, oncology, research, and medical/surgical nursing. Her Ph.D. is from New York University. She is certified as a Critical Care Nurse, Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist, and Adult Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist. She has taught in undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. She has also Director of the Oncology/Immunology Master’s Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist program at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing of Emory University.
Additional Titles by this Author
- ISBN-13: 9781284106565
- ISBN-13: 9781284068320
- ISBN-13: 9781284076059
Sonya R. Hardin, PhD, MBA, MHA, MSN, CCRN, NP-C-Professor, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
Dr. Sonya Renae Hardin is a Professor and Associate Dean of Graduate Programs in the College of Nursing at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC. She has provided academic leadership for nursing administration, nursing education and nurse practitioner programs. Dr. Hardin has co-authored three books and numerous book chapters and articles in critical care, cardiovascular disease and geriatrics. She serves on several editorial boards and reviews for many journal focused on critical care and geriatrics. Her PhD is from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. She is certified as a Critical Care Nurse and an Adult Nurse Practitioner with experience teaching in undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs. Her scholarship includes serving as PI on a HRSA funded Geriatric Workforce Enhance Program grant focused on improving care in rural eastern North Carolina through interprofessional education. She has served on expert panels to develop geriatric competencies and standards of care.
Additional Titles by this Author
- ISBN-13: 9780763757625