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Description - Clinical Skills: The Essence of Caring by Helen Iggulden

"I was very impressed by this textbook. It reads very well, is easy to follow and is suitable for students within the common foundation programme. Allowing these students to see alternative aspects of other branches which they may not have seen within practice is valuable and the DVD material naturally adds to the learning and helps to show theory within practice." Conleth Kelly, Lecturer in The Faculty of Health and Social Care, The University of Chester Clinical Skills: The Essence of Caring is an innovative new textbook and integrated Media Tool package which makes teaching and learning nursing interactive! Based on the Essence of Care, this book covers the core clinical skills curriculum and takes a holistic approach to the importance of delivering excellent nursing care. Key Features: Comprehensive coverage: An accessible account of all fundamental skills is provided, including Record Keeping, Communication and Pressure Ulcers. Pedagogy: A multitude of activity and case study boxes, a glossary, self-test questions and 25 patient scenarios really bring the topics to life. Inside every book is a free Media Tool DVD offering a wealth of fully integrated interactive material that is versatile enough to use in solo study, group assignments or classroom sessions. The DVD includes: Case studies: This section contains a video case study for each nursing branch (Adult, Child, Mental Health and Learning Disability) which follows a patient journey to highlight the importance of empathic caring. Skill Sets: This section includes video demonstrations and self-test questions for the clinical skills covered in first and second year nursing programmes, including: Infection Control, Wound Care, and Administration of Medicines. Chapter Resources: This section contains extra supporting chapter material and includes questions, links, key learning resources and examples of both good and bad practice. This comprehensive package offers a unique way of relating theory to practice, making it an essential learning resource for all CFP and nursing students. Visit for a preview of the DVD and updated material.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780335223558
ISBN-10: 0335223559
Format: Paperback
(247mm x 190mm x 19mm)
Pages: 236
Imprint: Open University Press
Publisher: Open University Press
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Helen Iggulden

Helen Iggulden is a former Lecturer in Nursing at Salford School of Nursing, University of Salford, UK and also had a faculty wide role as Learning Technology Fellow. Caroline Macdonald is Senior Lecturer for Clinical Skills Development, School of Nursing and Midwifery at the Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK. Karen Staniland is Senior Lecturer/Open Learning Lead within the School of Nursing, University of Salford, UK.

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