Medical Surgical Nursing for Australian Students, 1st Edition Print and Interactive E-text + Fundamentals of Person-centred Healthcare Practice
University of Wollongong SNUG101: Fundamentals of Nursing
Medical Surgical Nursing For Australian Students: A Systems Approach, 1st Edition is designed to provide you with a comprehensive and digestible resource that delivers a wide scope of concepts that are essential to an undergraduate nursing degree.
Offering a truly Australian context, this text focuses on the local healthcare system in a relevant and current way. The case studies support the concept of ‘thinking like a nurse’ – enhancing your ability to use clinical reasoning for the provision of patient care.
Dedicated paediatrics chapter that covers relevant paediatric considerations – an understanding of the differences between children and adult care.
A diverse range of clinical case studies of normal and deteriorating patients, to enhance your abilities to use clinical reasoning in patient care.
Two practical sections designed to cover the essential content needed by nursing students.
Fundamentals of Person-Centred Healthcare Practice presents evidence-based perspectives on a broad range of approaches to person-centred practice in healthcare. Featuring contributions from internationally recognised experts in the field, this valuable textbook helps students and staff across healthcare disciplines understand the essential concepts of person-centred practice in various health-related contexts. Using the Person-centred Practice Framework—an innovative theoretical model based on more than two decades of research and practice—students develop a strong understanding of the different components of person-centredness, their connections and interactions, and how they can be implemented to promote positive healthcare experiences for care providers, service-users, and families.
Recognising the dynamic and complex nature of person-centredness, the text emphasises the importance of a common language and a shared understanding of person-centred practice in all areas of healthcare, from hospital and social care systems, to mental health, learning disability, and rehabilitation services. This practical and insightful introduction to the subject:
- Provides engaging, student-friendly coverage of the central principles and practice of person-centredness within a multi-professional and interdisciplinary context
- Features cases and examples of person-centred practice in curricula worldwide
- Includes activities designed to support person-centred practitioner development
- Discusses the future of person-centred facilitation, learning and practice
- Offers real-world guidance on providing a holistic approach to developing person-centred relationships that facilitate meaningful connections with others
Fundamentals of Person-Centred Healthcare Practice is an indispensable resource for nursing and allied health professionals, and an important reference work for educators, facilitators, supervisors and healthcare practitioners.