Succeed In Osces And Practical Exams: An Essential Guide For Nurses

An Essential Guide for Nurses
Author: Merriman, Clair,Westcott, Liz
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335237347
Category: Medical
Page: 200
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The book is concise, practical and focuses on issues of most concern to students preparing for OSCEs. Chapters on what to expect, preparing on the day, tips for performing, assessment critieria, successful OSCE examples and material on other practical assessment forms, such as MCQ exams, exam essays and seen exams are all included. The book is full of examples, FAQs and real student tips.

Nursing OSCEs

A Complete Guide to Exam Success
Author: Catherine Caballero
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199693587
Category: Medical
Page: 240
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A student-friendly and practical guide to revision, offering step-by-step instructions for the 10 most commonly assessed skills, example marking sheets, typical examiners questions, and suggested answers to help nursing students achieve success in an OSCE.

Passing Your Advanced Nursing OSCE

A Guide to Success in Advanced Clinical Skills Assessment
Author: Helen Ward,Julian Barratt
Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing
ISBN: 184619234X
Category: Medical
Page: 171
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This book aims to provide an easily accessible quick reference guide for advanced nursing students preparing to undertake practical examinations to assess advanced clinical practice competence, and students preparing for practical examinations in non-medical prescribing assessment. These examinations are commonly known as objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs). The book is a preparation and revision tool, designed to be read in conjunction with any recommended core clinical textbooks: however, along with giving students step-by-step instructions on performing well in OSCE scenarios, it also gives guidance to academic staff on preparing to teach and mark OSCEs. This book uses a case study approach to OSCEs in a coherent, consistent, and easily understandable style. Both authors are clinical academic nurse practitioners who regularly work in clinical practice in conjunction with teaching advanced nurse practitioner and non-medical prescribing students.

Pathways for Peace

Inclusive Approaches to Preventing Violent Conflict
Author: United Nations;World Bank
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 1464811865
Category: Political Science
Page: 334
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Violent conflicts today are complex and increasingly protracted, involving more nonstate groups and regional and international actors. It is estimated that by 2030—the horizon set by the international community for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals—more than half of the world’s poor will be living in countries affected by high levels of violence. Information and communication technology, population movements, and climate change are also creating shared risks that must be managed at both national and international levels. Pathways for Peace is a joint United Nations†“World Bank Group study that originates from the conviction that the international community’s attention must urgently be refocused on prevention. A scaled-up system for preventive action would save between US$5 billion and US$70 billion per year, which could be reinvested in reducing poverty and improving the well-being of populations. The study aims to improve the way in which domestic development processes interact with security, diplomacy, mediation, and other efforts to prevent conflicts from becoming violent. It stresses the importance of grievances related to exclusion—from access to power, natural resources, security and justice, for example—that are at the root of many violent conflicts today. Based on a review of cases in which prevention has been successful, the study makes recommendations for countries facing emerging risks of violent conflict as well as for the international community. Development policies and programs must be a core part of preventive efforts; when risks are high or building up, inclusive solutions through dialogue, adapted macroeconomic policies, institutional reform, and redistributive policies are required. Inclusion is key, and preventive action needs to adopt a more people-centered approach that includes mainstreaming citizen engagement. Enhancing the participation of women and youth in decision making is fundamental to sustaining peace, as well as long-term policies to address the aspirations of women and young people.

General Reports of the XVIIIth Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law/Rapports Généraux du XVIIIème Congrès de l’Académie Internationale de Droit Comparé

Author: Karen B. Brown,David V. Snyder
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400723547
Category: Law
Page: 704
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This title presents twenty-nine topics, prepared by leading scholars in more than 20 countries, providing a comparative analysis of cutting-edge legal topics of the 21st century. Considering topics of vital moment to contemporary legal scholars, the title includes pieces on Surrogate Motherhood, The Balance of Copyright in Comparative Perspective, International Law in Domestic Systems, Constitutional Courts as "Positive Legislators," Same-sex Marriage, Climate Change and the Law, The Regulation of Private Equity, Hedge Funds, and State Funds, and Regulation of Corporate Tax Evasion. Each chapter surveys legal developments in the U.S. and Canada, Europe, Asia, Latin and South America, Africa, and the Middle East in a format that permits the reader easy access to similarities and differences in the approaches of the selected national regimes. This comprehensive volume tells the story of parallel trends in the evolution of legal doctrine despite jurisdictional, cultural, and political barriers. While each of the covered countries stands alone as a sovereign, in a technologically advanced world their disparate systems nonetheless have converged to adopt comparable strategies in dealing with complex legal issues. The volume is a critical addition to the library of any scholar hoping to keep abreast of the major trends in contemporary law.

Clinical Nephrotoxins

Renal Injury from Drugs and Chemicals
Author: Marc E. de Broe,George A. Porter,William M. Bennett,G.A. Verpooten
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401590885
Category: Medical
Page: 481
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GEORGE A. PORTER information is an international commodity whose The field of clinical nephrotoxicity involves toxins of interpretation and application are strongly influenced diverse origin and exposure. A significant contribution by both the cultural and ethnic background of the to this problem arises from registered and non-regis observer. The opportunity to share in the rich diversity tered drugs either prescribed or purchased over the of the international scientific community was a fun counter. Another major contributor comes from occu pational or industrial exposures. Each situation pre damental goal of this endeavor. To participate as sents the nephrologist with unique challenges con equals leads to mutual respect and peer appreciation. cerning diagnosis, confirrnation, and treatment includ The sharing of intellectual resources which such an ing limitation from future exposure. In selecting drugs effort fosters, should facilitate the advancement of for inclusions in this book the editors were guided by sound science. both frequency and current knowledge. For occupa Our approach to the field of nephrotoxicity is from tionall environmental exposures similar guidelines the perspective of a book which will be of value to the were applied. As one reviews the world's literature clinician. In this respect we have chosen compounds concerning nephrotoxicity two types of investigation wh ich are of current importance to the nephrologist and his/her patient rather than of historical interest.

Chasing the New Dawn

A Trilogy
Author: Kate Dobrowolska
Publisher: Paragon Publishing
ISBN: 1782225188
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 76
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When one of Mama Chick’s eggs cracks open one morning and reveals a special green seedling, she embarks on the first of three spiritual journeys to find out why... Three tales of enlightenment for young children. Part 1: Chasing the New Dawn Part 2: Following the Moon’s Shadow Part 3: Sunbeams, Dreams and Rainbow Skies

How to Pass Your OSCE

A Guide to Success in Nursing and Midwifery
Author: Jacqueline Bloomfield,Anne Pegram,Carys Jones
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317903021
Category: Medical
Page: 136
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The Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) was developed for all undergraduate nursing programmes, with the aim of emphasising the need for nursing students to be competent in clinical skills, to assess clinical reasoning skills and as a means of standardizing the assessment process. This practical, easy to read and interactive study guide helps nursing and midwifery students at all levels to maximise their chances of success with OSCEs. It features case studies, quick quizzes, recap and recall summaries and an OSCE preparation plan; all of which help to prepare the student for the examination. Hints and tips on what to expect during the examination and pointers on what the examiner will be looking for, together with a comprehensive chapter on personal learning will help to guide the student through the process and maximise their chances of success! "Very readable with useful tips and information for students" Cath Hill, Keele University "I found the book extremely relevant from the students' perspective, reader friendly and well structured. Quizzes and activities excellent." - Liz Day, Senior Lecturer, Nursing and Health Care Practice, University of Derby "A useful and easily digested text on this important assessment strategy", Ms. Karen Lumsden, Faculty of Nursing and Applied Clinical Studies, Canterbury Christchurch University "Useful for students as they prepare... Easy to read and understand." Kirsty Wedgbury, Faculty of Health and Community Care, Birmingham City University

Patient Assessment and Care Planning in Nursing

Author: Lioba Howatson-Jones,Mooi Standing,Susan Roberts
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1473927463
Category: Medical
Page: 184
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Nurses of the future need to accurately assess people of all ages, with varying mental and physical problems, across different settings and with changing health needs. This book introduces student nurses and novice practitioners to the assessment process enabling them to identify patient problems in order for solutions to be planned and implemented. Linked to the NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters for degree-level education, and with detailed case studies and scenarios demonstrating practical application of key theory, the book encourages critical thinking and urges students to consider the social, cultural, psychological and environmental factors as well as the physical symptoms that may be present when making assessments.

Pierre Bourdieu

Key Concepts
Author: Michael James Grenfell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317547373
Category: Philosophy
Page: 304
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The French social philosopher Pierre Bourdieu is now recognised as one of the major thinkers of the twentieth century. In a career of over fifty years, Bourdieu studied a wide range of topics: education, culture, art, politics, economics, literature, law, and philosophy. Throughout these studies, Bourdieu developed a highly specialised series of concepts that he referred to as his "thinking tools", which were used to uncover the workings of contemporary society. Pierre Bourdieu: Key Concepts highlights his most important concepts and examines them in detail. Each chapter deals with an individual concept and is written to be of immediate use to the student with little or no previous knowledge of Bourdieu. This new edition of the leading text is entirely revised and updated and includes new essays on Methodology, Politics and Social Space.

Simulation Simplified

Student Lab Manual for Critical Care Nursing
Author: Sandra Goldsworthy,Leslie Graham
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781451144697
Category: Medical
Page: 55
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This Student Lab Manual includes 10 clinical scenarios to accompany simulations encountered within the simulation lab, and activities to measure success along the way. Each lesson includes suggested pre-reading to prepare students prior to the simulation. In addition, a series of critical thinking and reflection questions help students to apply critical care theory to clinical practice, and evaluate their understanding of the scenario after the simulation. Students also have access to 10 videos of the scenarios being performed that they can locate through thePoint.

Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Medical Abbreviations & Normal Ranges

Author: Helen Jones
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317906012
Category: Medical
Page: 58
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Part of the skill of nursing and healthcare involves being able to decipher and understand the meanings of results and abbreviations. The aim and purpose of this handy survival guide is to supply you with the information which will help you understand this language, so that you can provide appropriate holistic care to your patients. The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone and iPad.

Doing Business 2010

Reforming through Difficult Times
Author: World Bank
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 9780821379653
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 215
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The seventh in a series of annual reports investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it, 'Doing Business' presents quantitative indicators on business regulations and the protection of property rights that can be compared across 183 economies--from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe--and over time. Regulations affecting 10 stages of a business's life are measured: starting a business, dealing with construction permits, employing workers, registering property, getting credit, protecting investors, paying taxes, trading across borders, enforcing contracts and closing a business. Data in 'Doing Business 2010' are current as of June 1, 2009. The indicators are used to analyze economic outcomes and identify what reforms have worked, where and why.

The Impaired Physician

Author: Stephen Scheiber
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1468443046
Category: Psychology
Page: 211
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The Oath of Hippocrates, administered to generations of physicians as they embark on their profession, begins: "I will look upon him who shall have taught me this art even as one of my parents. I will share my substance with him, and I will supply his necessities, if he be in need. " Despite that solemn promise, we have too often ignored or neglected the physician in trouble. Even if we could put aside the human concerns of one physician for an impaired colleague (can our profession truly permit that?), we must concede that our society can ill afford it. This book, which has been assembled and edited by Stephen C. Scheiber and Brian B. Doyle, may be a lifesaver for the doctor in trouble and will be a health saver for the population of our country. A land which decried the lack of physicians a quarter century ago and spent the vast resources to double the number of graduates in medicine, cannot permit a tenth of all doctors to be out of commission. That would be a large, and for the most part preventable, addition to the cost of health care in America. In this book, Scheiber and Doyle have gathered the expertise of many psychiatrists who are knowledgeable about the impaired physi cian.

Health Systems Science

Author: Susan E. Skochelak,Richard E. Hawkins,Luan E Lawson,Stephanie R Starr,Jeffrey Borkan,Jed D Gonzalo
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702070378
Category: Medical
Page: 400
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Developed by the American Medical Association’s Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium, Health Systems Science is the first text that focuses on providing a fundamental understanding of how health care is delivered, how health care professionals work together to deliver that care, and how the health system can improve patient care and health care delivery. Along with basic and clinical science, Health Systems Science (HSS) is rapidly becoming a crucial "third pillar" of medical science, requiring a practical, standardized curriculum with an emphasis on understanding the role of human factors, systems engineering, leadership, and patient improvement strategies that will help transform the future of health care and ensure greater patient safety. Complete coverage of the evolving field of HSS includes patient safety, quality improvement, evidence-based medicine, value in health care, interprofessional teamwork, stewardship of health care resources, population management, clinical informatics, care coordination, leadership, and health care financing/reform. Patient improvement strategies incorporates checklists, information technology, team training, and more. A consistent chapter template provides clear coverage of each topic, including Learning Objectives, Chapter Outline, Core Chapter Content, Summary, Questions for Reflection, and Annotated Bibliography and References. Highly relevant content applicable to today’s evolving health care delivery written by experts in key, emerging areas of HSS. Developed in partnership with the AMA’s Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium, at the forefront of change and innovation in medical education.

Curim Sickness Belong Eye

Author: Dick Galbraith
Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency
ISBN: 168181630X
Page: N.A
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This book describes the important influences on the career of an eye surgeon, now retired. Dick Galbraith was head of the Eye Clinic at the Royal Melbourne Hospital for twenty two years. For twenty years he led an annual eye team to the Solomon Islands and other islands in the Pacific where he and his team performed sophisticated eye surgery. Dick describes the humour, joy and pathos of his work during that time. Thanks to Phillipe de Montignie, producer of the prize-winning video documentary “Curim Sickness Belong Eye,” who allowed details of the documentary to be included in the book so readers can download it from the Internet.

Indigenous Criminology

Author: Cunneen, Chris,Tauri, Juan
Publisher: Policy Press
ISBN: 1447321758
Category: Social Science
Page: 176
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Indigenous Criminology comprehensively explores Indigenous people’s contact with criminal justice systems in a contemporary and historical context. It addresses both the theoretical underpinnings of the development of a specific Indigenous criminology, and canvasses the broader policy and practice implications for criminal justice.

Archetypes of Conversion

The Autobiographies of Augustine, Bunyan, and Merton
Author: Anne Hunsaker Hawkins
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1625646941
Category: Religion
Page: 192
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This sensitive and imaginative study explores the phenomenon of conversion in three major religious autobiographies: the Confessions of Saint Augustine, Grace Abounding by John Bunyan, and Thomas Merton's The Seven Storey Mountain. These three religious figures could hardly be more different, and yet, as Hawkins shows, their conversion narratives are remarkably similar in patterns of theme, figure, and action. This archetypal approach is particularly appropriate to spiritual autobiography, which is less concerned with "self" than with "soul" and which seeks to relate the individual to a divine reality that is universal and timeless. Hawkins' approach to these texts is sophisticated, yet free of jargon and doctrinaire psychologizing. Here, archetypal analysis becomes not an end in itself, but also a means to investigate the complexity of the individual text. Hawkins' archetypal analysis serves not only to discern continuities, but also to explore cultural, ideological, and psychological variations. Adapting William James's distinction between crisis and lysis conversion, Hawkins shows that the conversion paradigm central to each autobiography determines its religious meaning, its formal structure, and its archetypal emphases. The author approaches the phenomena of conversion with a blend of critical detachment and imaginative sympathy. She is always careful to honor the authenticity of religious experience, and for this reason her commentary succeeds in illuminating it. The result is an interdisciplinary study that will appeal to the psychologist and literary critic as well as the student of religion. But these narratives of conversion offer paradigms that apply to any deeply significant change, for they are of interest and concern to all readers seeking to find meaning in their lives. Hawkins makes us feel both the immediacy and the permanence of these texts, for "What is human in them speaks to what is human in us."

Community Health Nursing in Canada

Author: Marcia Stanhope,Jeanette Lancaster,Sonya L. Jakubec,Sandra A. Pike-MacDonald
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1771720743
Category: Medical
Page: 672
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With concise, focused coverage, Community Health Nursing in Canada, 3rd Edition introduces you to all of the necessary concepts, skills, and practice of community health nursing. This comprehensive text from leading nursing educators also addresses the increasing awareness of social justice and the impact of society on individual health, with a shift from individual-centred care to population- and community-centred care. In this constantly evolving field, Community Health Nursing in Canada helps you develop the necessary skills to apply what you’ve learned in the practice setting. UNIQUE! Evidence-Informed Practice boxes illustrate how to apply the latest research findings in community health nursing. Levels of Prevention boxes give examples of primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention related to community health nursing practice. Ethical Considerations boxes provide examples of ethical situations and relevant principles involved in making informed decisions in community health nursing practice. UNIQUE! Chapter Indigenous Health: Working with First Nations Peoples, Inuit, and Métis chapter details community health nursing in Aboriginal communities. UNIQUE! Determinants of Health boxes highlight these critical factors contributing to an individual’s health. How To boxes provide specific, application-oriented information. Chapter Summary sections provide a helpful summary of the key points within each chapter. NEW! CHN in Practice boxes provide unique case studies to help you develop your assessment and critical thinking skills. NEW! Cultural Considerations boxes present culturally diverse scenarios that offer questions for reflection and class discussion.