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Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning, Third Edition
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Author(s): Jacqueline Rhoads, PhD, ACNP-BC, AGNP-C, FAANP, Professor, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, North Carolina
Sandra Wiggins Petersen, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, GNP-BC, PMHNP, Assistant Professor, Masters in Nursing Leadership Program Track Administrator, The University of Texas Medical Branch School of Nursing, Galveston, Texas
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  • ISBN-13: 9781284105377
  • ISBN-10:1284105377
  • Navigate 2 Premier Access     478 pages      © 2018
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Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning, Third Edition covers the diagnostic reasoning process that providers must follow when assessing an actual case. The text outlines each step of the health assessment process and further demonstrates the link between health history and physical examination. It also provides the healthcare professional with the essential data needed to formulate a diagnosis and treatment plan.

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Key Features:

  • Outlines the health assessment and diagnostic reasoning process for a nurse practitioner assessing a new patient
  • Provides the essential data needed to formulate a diagnosis and treatment plan
  • Covers the anatomy and physiology of each system
  • Includes coverage of specific populations (pediatric, pregnancy, geriatric)
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Applicable Courses

Health Assessment
Diagnostic Reasoning

Part  1  Strategies for Effective Health Assessment
  Chapter  1  Interviewing and History Taking Strategies
  Chapter  2  Physical Examination Strategies
  Chapter  3  Documentation Strategies
Part  2  Advanced Assessment of Systematic Disorders
  Chapter  4  Mental Health Disorders
  Chapter  5  Integumentary Disorders
  Chapter  6  Eye Disorders
  Chapter  7  Ear Disorders
  Chapter  8  Nose, Sinus, Mouth, and Throat Disorders
  Chapter  9  Respiratory Disorders
  Chapter  10  Cardiovascular Disorders
  Chapter  11  Gastrointestinal Disorders
  Chapter  12  Male Genitourinary Disorders
  Chapter  13  Female Genitourinary and Breast Disorders
  Chapter  14  Endocrine Disorders
  Chapter  15  Musculoskeletal Disorders
  Chapter  16  Neurological Disorders

Jacqueline Rhoads, PhD, ACNP-BC, AGNP-C, FAANP-Professor, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, North Carolina

Jacqueline Rhoads, PhD, APRN-BC, PMHNP-BE, FAANP  is Professor at University of Texas Medical Branch School of Nursing. She has earned her PhD from the University of Texas in Austin Texas; post-Master’s degrees in Acute Care NP, Community Health Primary Care Adult NP, Gerontology NP, and Psych Mental Health NP.  She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and was awarded numerous commendations and medals for meritorious 30 year service in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps; academic and teaching awards; outstanding  research and practice award; six teaching excellence awards; authored three books for major nursing publishers as well as numerous articles.

Sandra Wiggins Petersen, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, GNP-BC, PMHNP-Assistant Professor, Masters in Nursing Leadership Program Track Administrator, The University of Texas Medical Branch School of Nursing, Galveston, Texas

Sandra Petersen is an Associate Professor in the Family Nurse Practitioner Program at the University of Texas at Tyler, Texas and maintains a private practice, seeing patients in the Dallas and Houston areas.  She was formerly the Program Track Administrator for the Masters in Nursing Leadership Program at UTMB Galveston. She earned her Bachelor's degree in business and biology from East Texas Baptist University and also received a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, LA. She has a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas, a post-masters Geriatric Nurse Practitioner certificate from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, a post-master’s Family Nurse Practitioner certificate from Northern Kentucky University, a post-masters Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner certificate from Northern Kentucky University, and a Doctorate in Nursing Practice from Rush University School of Nursing in Chicago, IL. She has authored numerous articles relating to assisted living, memory care, hospice, home care, and nursing leadership that have appeared in key related trade journals and throughout various educational documents

 

The following instructor resources are available to qualified instructors for download

ISBN-13: 9781284105377

Additional Resources for Instructors
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Competency Mapping
Discussion Questions
Image Bank
Instructor Manual
Slides in PowerPoint Format
Syllabus
Test Bank
Transition Guide