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Caring for Older Adults Holistically, Paperback / softback Book

Caring for Older Adults Holistically Paperback / softback


Be prepared to meet the growing demand for licensed practical/vocational nurses with the knowledge and skills to provide quality care to older adults.

Easy-to-understand writing and a positive outlook enliven every page of this popular resource.

Step by step, you'll master the knowledge and skills you need, while also honing the leadership, management, and delegation abilities essential to your professional success.

Feel confident in an important area as this text considers common myths about aging and includes applicable case studies to prepare you for a future career working with older adults. Key features:Engages you with a full-color design, dynamic photography, and real-life case studies. Guides you through the learning process with a focus on how to set priorities and think critically. Helps you to see yourself in the nurse's role with "Point of Interest" and "Critically Examine the Following" exercises as well as "Think Like a Nurse," that addresses clinical decision-making. Builds your confidence by focusing on safety with a separate chapter and QSEN incorporated throughout where appropriate to reinforce high quality care. Prepares you for the NCLEX-PN with questions and answers at the end of every chapter. New to this edition:- "LPN/LVN Connections" provide a consistent and recognizable approach that makes it easier for you to use multiple books in the relatively brief and demanding course of study. - New "Key Terms" added to chapter openers with Chapter Concepts and Learning Outcomes- Thoroughly updated and revised throughout to reflect the art and science of nursing today and evidenced-based practice. - Expanded! Content on medication problems, pain, and palliative care plus coverage of current statistics on Alzheimer's and dementia. - Updated! Learning tools, including Case Studies, Cultural Consideration boxes, and Focused Learning Charts to help make the connections. Instructor resources:Ebook, testing resources, classroom & lecture planning resources, previous edition resources.

Includes webinar recording, rollover guide to the book, questions & scenarios, PowerPoint slides, Student resources:Bibliography, interactive clinical scenarios, test-yourself questions


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 408 pages, 119 illustrations
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis Company
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  • Category: Care of the elderly
  • ISBN: 9780803689923

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