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Foundation Studies for Caring

Using Student-Centred Learning

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Supported by a companion skills volume and website, Foundation Studies for Caring is a comprehensive introductory text for all health professionals, which maps directly on to the key skills framework. Taking a...

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Supported by a companion skills volume and website, Foundation Studies for Caring is a comprehensive introductory text for all health professionals, which maps directly on to the key skills framework. Taking a student-centred learning and interprofessional approach, it is the most inclusive and engaging theory text in the market.

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For lecturers:
SCL approach supports teaching that encourages 'the development of critical thinking, problemsolving and reflective capacities essential to complex professional practice.' (NMC regulations for standards of teaching).
SCL approach will engage student learners and so help to meet the challenge of student retention.
Is supported by and cross referenced with sistervolume Foundation Skills for Caring. This theory and skills integration will underpin the 'strategies for integrating knowledge and skills gained in both academic and practice environments' demanded by the NMC.
The companion website will appeal to varied learning styles and provide another aid for nontraditional learners following widening access; particularly important in advance of the move to degree-only status for registrants.

For students:
SCL approach - provides training in constructive selfstudy, therefore laying the foundations for lifelong learning
Interprofessional perspectives - prepare students for the practice environment, of which team working is a vital part.
Theory and skills - ensures continuity of understanding and helps students feel confident in advance of clinical placements.
Evidence base - helps students to appreciate the need to develop working behaviours which have a clearly proven rationale.
Companion website - caters for different learning needs, engages students and provides additional support for distance learners through images, videos, audio files, and more.

Introduction
Study Skills; C.Rees& A.Glasper
PART 1: INSIGHTS INTO THE CONTEXT OF CARING
Interprofessional Learning; J.Morgan
Evidence-Based Practice and Research; T.Pengelly
Ethical, Legal and Professional Issues; L.Rogers
Communication; A.Glasper& J.Quiddington
Culture; J.Richardson
Public Health and Health Promotion; G.Clay
Healthcare Governance; A.Glasper& R.Farrelly.-PART 2: INSIGHTS INTO ESSENTIAL CARE ISSUES
Moving and Handling; M.Aylott
Nutritional Assessment and Needs; P.Jackson
Fluid Balance in Children; V.Lockyer-Stevens
Fluid Balance in Adults; A.Francis
Infection Prevention and Control; M.Bennallick
Pharmacology and Medicines; J.Bastin& K.Jackson
Pain Management; E.Mann
Safeguarding Children; H.McCluskey& M.Robbins
Safeguarding Adults; M.Robbins, H.McCluskey& J.Dedmen
PART 3: INSIGHTS INTO CARE WITH CLIENT GROUPS
Maternity; B.Rees& C.Rees
Care of the Neonate; M.Aylott
Care of the Child and Young Person; A.Glasper, J.Kelsey & G.McEwing
Care of the Acutely Ill Child; G.McEwing& J.Kelsey
Care of the Adolescent; M.Cooper, A.Glasper& C.Taylor
Care of the Adult Surgical; K.Hambridge& G.McEwing
Care of the Adult Medical; M.Chambers, A.Kane& K.Tattersall
Care of the Older Adult Community; C.Gibbon& A.Cochrane
Mental Health; J.Rawlinson
Learning Disability; K.Humphrys, T.Gilbert & N.Jackson
PART 4: INSIGHTS INTO CARE SETTINGS
Rehabilitation; S.O'Connor
Loss, Grief, Bereavement and Palliative Care; L.Rogers& P.Turner
Emergency Care and Interventions; J.Knight& R.Palmer
Child Emergency Care and Resuscitation; J.Kelsey& G.McEwing
Adult Emergency Care and Resuscitation; J.Heath
HIV and Infectious Disease Management; V.Melby
Primary Care; S.Maslin-Prothero, S.Ashby& S.Taylor
Complementary and Alternative Medicine; A.McConnon.

 

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ALAN GLASPER is Professor of Nursing at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Southampton, UK. He is on the Editorial Board for the British Journal of Nursing.

GILL MCEWING is Lecturer in Nursing, School of Nursing and Community Studies, University of Plymouth, UK.

JIM RICHARDSON is Head of Division, Faculty of Health, Sport and Science, University of Glamorgan, UK.

There are also a number of prestigious contributors to this book, bringing experience of teaching and practice from a variety of backgrounds.

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ALAN GLASPER is Professor of Nursing at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Southampton, UK. He is on the Editorial Board for the British Journal of Nursing.

GILL MCEWING is Lecturer in Nursing, School of Nursing and Community Studies, University of Plymouth, UK.

JIM RICHARDSON is Head of Division, Faculty of Health, Sport and Science, University of Glamorgan, UK.

There are also a number of prestigious contributors to this book, bringing experience of teaching and practice from a variety of backgrounds.

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