Sexual health is a prominent public health issue and nurses are often the first point of contact for people wanting treatment for, or advice about, sexual health. This practical guide for newly qualified student nurses and pre-registration nursing students is based around the RCN's core sexual health competencies and outlines the skills needed to deliver optimum care for clients. Sexual Health explores a range of issues, including sexually transmitted infections, teenage pregnancy, contraception, abortion, legal and ethical issues, sexual assault and rape, and the role of the nurse in sexual health. Together with epidemiology, facts and figures the book also includes scenarios which nurses can relate to in their practice. Key Features: * In the Essential Clinical Skills for Nurses series * Concise, practial guide for newly qualified nurses * Each chapter provides further resources and useful websites * Focuses on key skills and knowledge acquired by nurses
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(185mm x 126mm x 15mm)
Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Author Biography - Kathy French
Kathy French is Sexual Health Advisor at the Royal College of Nursing, and a member of the Independent Advisory Group at the Department of Health. She was previously Nurse Manager for contraception and abortion services at Kings College London NHS Trust