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Placement Learning in Older People Nursing E-Book

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Worried about your placement? Will you fit in? Will you have the right skills? What do you need to learn for practice assessments?

This book will help you with all these concerns. It will tell you what to expect from the placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities.

Key Features

    • Takes a logical, step-by-step approach to preparing for learning on a Care of the Older Person placement or a general placements in areas where the majority of patients are older people
    • Provides an introduction to the principles of care, treatment and management of an older person, linking university-learned theory to clinical practice
    • Gives helpful evidence-based practice examples and resources to support placement learning
    • Considers some of the more-complex concepts within caring for older people
    • Draws on a person-centred approach, looking at theories of ageing and exploring dementia and delirium
    • Highlights potential learning opportunities and experiences available placements in specialist care of older people in any setting
    • Explains how to develop your portfolio by completing specific exercises and activities
    • Maps all activities and exercises to the NMC competencies
    • Considers attitudes to older people and explores diversity and contemporary challenges that arise in caring for older individuals
    • Integrates learning through an in-depth case study approach links theory to practice.

Author Information

    By Julie McGarry, DHSci, MMedSci, PGDip (Medical ethics), BA (Hons), RN (MH), University of Nottingham, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy, Derby, UK; Philip Clissett; Davina Porock, PhD RGN, Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship, Center for Nursing Research, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, USA and Wendy Louise Walker, RN, D HSci, MSc, BA(hons), Lecturer and BSc programme leader

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Placement Learning in Older People Nursing E-Book
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Bailliere Tindall
  • Copyright: 2012