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Virtual Clinical Excursions 3.0 for Foundations of Nursing, 6th Edition

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Virtual Clinical Excursions Pacific View Regional Hospital is a groundbreaking workbook/CD-ROM package that brings learning to life in a "virtual" hospital setting. This guided learning experience features textbook reading assignments that correspond with the CD-ROM and workbook activities. The workbook acts as a map, guiding students through the virtual hospital as they care for patients, helping them make connections between what they experience through the CD-ROM and what they've learned in their textbook. Each virtual hospital visit allows the student to access realistic information resources essential to patient care, resulting in a true-to-life, hands-on learning experience.

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New to This Edition

    • NEW! Online format enables you to access Virtual Clinical Excursions from any PC or MAC with an internet connection.
    • NEW! Laboratory guide provides standard value ranges for all laboratory values offered within the virtual patient hospital, so you can confirm and compare standard lab values against your patients’ test results.

Key Features

    • Online workbook includes a set of lessons to prepare and guide you through a variety of patient scenarios, which are all connected to your textbook.
    • Physical examination interactions include unique images and assessment findings for each patient scenario.
    • Patient chart provides quick access to vital information such as physician’s orders, laboratory reports, patient education, nursing admission, and more, offering a richly detailed portrait of the patient.
    • Electronic patient record houses data from the patient’s entire hospital stay and offers the ability to record new data findings.
    • Nurse-client interaction videos depict conversations and situations involving nurses, patients, family members, and hospital staff to help you discern between communications that are ideal and those that need improvement.
    • Updated drug reference includes a comprehensive set of the latest drug monographs to help you make the best clinical judgments involving medication administration.

Author Information

    By Barbara Lauritsen Christensen, MS, RN, Nurse Educator, Mid-Plains Community College, North Platte, NE and Elaine Oden Kockrow, MS, RN, Formerly, Nurse Educator, Mid-Plains Community College, North Platte, NE

System Requirement

    IBM: An IBM-compatible computer, with a Pentium III processor (or equivalent) and a minimum processor speed of 600 MHz, 128 MB of RAM, 800x600 screen size, thousands of colors, 100 MB hard drive space, 12x CD-ROM drive, Soundblaster 16 Soundcard compatible, stereo speakers or headphones, running Windows 98/NT/XP/ME 2000 Operating System or an Apple Power PC G3 with a minimum processor speed of 500 MHz, 128 MB of RAM, 800x600 screen size, thousands of colors, 100 MB hard drive space, 12x CD-ROM drive, stereo speakers or headphones, running MAC OSX (10.2.6).

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Virtual Clinical Excursions 3.0 for Foundations of Nursing, 6th Edition
  • CD-ROM
  • 192 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 in
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-07378-3
  • Next Edition ISBN:
    978-0-323-22177-1
  • Copyright: 2011