Advanced Oncology Nursing Certification Review and Resource Manual

Advanced Oncology Nursing Certification Review and Resource Manual Author Barbara Holmes Gobel
ISBN-10 1935864556
Release 2016-02
Pages 1000
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Now in its second edition, the Advanced Oncology Nursing Certification Review and Resource Manual is a must-have resource for advanced oncology practitioners. This updated and expanded text provides a comprehensive overview of the key knowledge areas tested in advanced oncology nursing certification examinations Chapters present detailed information you need to effectively prepare for advanced certification examinations and feature. Content correlates to the weighting assigned to topics by the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation for the advanced certification examinations at the time of writing, Case studies describing situations relevant to advanced nursing practice, Key Points sections to highlight important concepts to review, More than 150 sample test questions reflective of the content of the advanced oncology certification examinations. Both a study guide and a clinical resource, this manual provides an invaluable in-depth exploration of essential topic areas for oncology advanced practice nurses, graduate nursing students, oncology nurses in clinical practice, and other healthcare professionals. Book jacket.



Clinical Manual for the Oncology Advanced Practice Nurse

Clinical Manual for the Oncology Advanced Practice Nurse Author Dawn Camp-Sorrell
ISBN-10 1935864327
Release 2014-01-01
Pages 1507
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The Clinical Manual for the Oncology Advanced Practice Nurse offers nurses a quick reference guide to the clinical challenges that often arise in the patient with cancer. This third edition features 163 chapters, including 12 new chapters, and over 1,400 pages.



BMTCN Certification Review Manual

BMTCN Certification Review Manual Author Beth Faiman
ISBN-10 1935864882
Release 2016
Pages 306
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The BMTCN Certification Review Manual is an essential resource for RNs preparing to take the blood and marrow transplant certified nurse (BMTCN) examination. As the only nationally accredited test of its kind, the BMTCN certification identifies nurses as being adept in the specialty of blood and marrow transplantation. This study manual is an essential learning resource for your certification preparation.



Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Author Susan Ezzone
ISBN-10 193586419X
Release 2012-10
Pages 326
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Since the publication of the first edition of this book in 2004, the specialty of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) has continued to progress as a treatment option for many diseases. Indications for the use of autologous, syngeneic, and allogeneic transplantation continue to expand. The second edition of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Manual for Nursing Practice presents the most up-to-date information regarding the use of HSCT. Chapter topics include an overview of hematopoiesis and immunology, basic concepts of transplantation, stem cell collection, course of transplant treatment and acute complications, acute and chronic graft-versus-host disease, various complications from gastrointestinal to neurologic, relapse, long-term care and survivorship, ethics, and much more.



A Guide to Oncology Symptom Management

A Guide to Oncology Symptom Management Author Carlton G. Brown
ISBN-10 1890504890
Release 2010
Pages 528
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Chapters detail major symptoms and conditions using a case study to introduce the topic and focusing on human responses to the condition. Each topic includes clinical practice recommendations and major patient teaching points stemming from the evidence, as well as expected outcomes from optimal management.



Understanding and Managing Oncologic Emergencies

Understanding and Managing Oncologic Emergencies Author Marcelle Kaplan
ISBN-10 1935864203
Release 2012
Pages 474
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As the prevalence of cancer in the population increases -- due to an aging populus and increased survivorship -- the need for nurses to recognize and apply the appropriate interventions when oncologic emergencies rise becomes even more important. The second edition of Understanding and Managing Oncologic Emergencies: A Resource for Nurses provides nurses and other healthcare providers with a comprehensive resource on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, assessment, and management of common oncologic emergencies.Thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition of this crucial resource continues to provide a definitive and practical one-stop guide to understanding and managing oncologic emergencies, with the nursing perspective in mind. In this new edition, you will find chapters on the most common oncologic emergencies including: Bleeding and thrombosis; Cardiac tamponade; Disseminated intravascular coagulation; Hypercalcemia of malignancy; Increased intracranial pressure; Infusion reactions; Malignant pleurel effusion; Sepsis and septic shock; Spinal cord compression; Superior vena cava syndrome; Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion; and Tumor lysis syndrome. Each chapter focuses on the epidemiology of the oncologic emergency, includes details on the pathophysiologic mechanisms, clinical manifestations, patient assessments, diagnostic evaluations, and therapeutic management modalities. Whether you're caring for patients who been newly diagnosed with cancer, are in the process of being treated, or have completed treatment years ago, you'll want to access the updated information that you'll find in this second edition.



Measurement in Nursing and Health Research

Measurement in Nursing and Health Research Author Dr. Carolyn F. Waltz, PhD, RN, FAAN
ISBN-10 0826105084
Release 2010-04-17
Pages 504
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Designated a Doody's Core Title! "This is a valuable resource for readers seeking basic to advanced information on measurement. It should be on the bookshelf of all researchers, and a requirement for graduate nursing students."Score: 100, 5 stars--Doody's Medical Reviews "...this book is a wonderful shelf reference for nurse researcher mentors and investigators who may need to explore content or use content to design, test, select, and evaluate instruments and methods used in measuring nurse concepts and outcomes."--Clinical Nurse Specialist This fourth edition presents everything nurses and health researchers need to know about designing, testing, selecting, and evaluating instruments and methods for measuring in nursing. Thoroughly updated, this fourth edition now contains only the latest, most cutting-edge measurement instruments that have direct applicability for nurses and health researchers in a variety of roles, including students, clinicians, educators, researchers, administrators, and consultants. Using clear and accessible language, the authors explain in detail, and illustrate by example, how to conduct sound measurement practices that have been adequately tested for reliability and validity. This edition is enriched with topics on the leading edge of nursing and health care research, such as measurement in the digital world, biomedical instrumentation, new clinical data collection methods, and methods for measuring quality of care. Key features: Provides new and emerging strategies for testing the validity of specific measures Discusses computer-based testing: the use of Internet research and data collection Investigates methods for measuring physiological variables using biomedical instrumentation Includes information on measurement practices in clinical research, focusing on clinical data collection methods, such as clinimetrics Identifies the challenges of measuring quality of care and how to address them



ACSM s Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

ACSM s Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription Author David P. Swain
ISBN-10 9781609139568
Release 2012-12-26
Pages 896
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ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription was created as a complement to ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription and elaborates on all major aspects of preventative rehabilitation and fitness programs and the major position stands of the ACSM. The 7th edition provides information necessary to address the knowledge, skills, and abilities set forth in the new edition of Guidelines, and explains the science behind the exercise testing and prescription. ACSM's Resource Manual is a comprehensive resource for those working in the fitness and clinical exercise fields, as well as those in academic training.



Fast Facts for the New Nurse Practitioner

Fast Facts for the New Nurse Practitioner Author Dr. Nadine M. Aktan, PhD, RN, FNP-BC
ISBN-10 0826105920
Release 2010-02-17
Pages 220
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This book is a Fast Facts for students considering the NP track, NP students, and new NPs - a quick all-in-one read that features what you "really need to know"about NP education and practice. It incorporates humor and real-life examples, useful tips, comparative salary tables, and other ready to access resources, such as professional organizations, networks, associations, and websites. Included is discussion on the history of the nurse practitioner (NP) role and the coming practice degree, the DNP. It contains insight coming directly from experts in the field. Key Features The "all-in-one," fast facts for potential or current NP students and newly practicing NPs Explores reasons to become a nurse practitioner Clarifies NP education hurdles: from choosing the right program to selecting the best clinical preceptor, and more Offers suggestions on how to survive the first year of practice Discuses contractual relationships with institutions, doctors and related health providers Outlines legal/malpractice issues Explores the DNP degree as the coming mandate for NP practice Features personal stories from the author and colleagues in a straight-from-the-shoulder style Includes check lists to facilitate important decision making, and charts/tables with "hot topics" or key elements



Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Guidelines and Recommendations for Practice

Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Guidelines and Recommendations for Practice Author Martha Polovich
ISBN-10 1935864335
Release 2014
Pages 480
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Order your copy of the fourth edition of the best-selling resource used by more than 101,000 healthcare professionals since 2009 and keep up-to-date on the latest chemotherapy, biotherapy, and targeted agents. This new edition of the Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Guidelines and Recommendations for Practice has been revised and updated to reflect the current procedures and practices in your specialty. You'll find that this latest edition incorporates a number of significant changes. To help you find the content and information that you need quickly and easily, the text has been reorganized and is now divided into 11 chapters ranging from an overview of cancer and cancer treatment and principles of antineoplastic therapy to post-treatment care and competencies in chemotherapy administration. Patient education information has also been expanded in the new edition to emphasize importance of education in patient care. And, finally, look for new information on chemotherapy sequencing and updates on the nursing management of treatment side effects.As with previous editions, the guidelines strives to bring you the latest details on approved drugs, standards of practice, and available evidence. Make sure to update your library with this latest edition of one of the most trusted and widely used resources for practicing oncology nurses.



Social Work with Immigrants and Refugees

Social Work with Immigrants and Refugees Author Elaine P. Congress, DSW
ISBN-10 0826133363
Release 2008-10-27
Pages 496
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"This book is an optimal tool for instructors and students of graduate classes in social work and related disciplines." --Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health "I applaud social work students, professors, and social workers who seek to serve and empower the immigrant community. This text is a great tool toward raising awareness of the many issues immigrants face, and helping them find solutions." --Frank Sharry, Executive Director, America's Voice "The book is a major contribution to social workers and their clients as it addresses advocacy on behalf of immigrants and refugees during a social, economic and political period that restricts immigrants' rights and service access." --Dr. Diane Drachman, Associate Professor, University of Connecticut School of Social Work Successful social work with immigrants must begin with an understanding of their legal status and how that status impacts their housing, employment, health care, education, and virtually every other aspect of life. Chang-Muy and Congress present social workers with the only book on the market to emphasize the legal aspect of immigrant issues as well as critical practice and advocacy issues. Topics discussed include historical and current trends in immigration, applicable theories for practice with immigrants, policy and advocacy methods, and the need for cultural competence. By providing comprehensive coverage of both the legal and practice issues of this complex field, this book will help social service professionals and graduate students increase their cultural sensitivity and work more effectively with immigrants. Key Features: Covers the latest aspects of the immigration debate and discusses how social workers are affected by emerging immigration policies Discusses special populations such as refugees, elderly immigrants, and victims of international trafficking Includes case studies on the most critical issues immigrants face today: legal processes, physical and mental health issues, employment difficulties, family conflicts, and more Instructional Materials Available! Free to instructors with a verified order of seven or more copies. Email [email protected] to request syllabus and PowerPoint slides.



Brain Injury Medicine 2nd Edition

Brain Injury Medicine  2nd Edition Author David B. Arciniegas, MD
ISBN-10 9781617050572
Release 2012-08-27
Pages 280
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Brain Injury Medicine - which includes free ebook access with every print purchase - is a clear and comprehensive guide to all aspects of the management of traumatic brain injury-from early diagnosis and evaluation through the post-acute period and rehabilitation. An essential reference for physicians and other health care professionals who work with patients with brain injury, the book focuses on assessment and treatment of the wider variety of clinical problems these patients face and addresses many associated concerns such as epidemiology, ethical issues, legal issues, and life-care planning. Written by over 190 acknowledged leaders, the text covers the full spectrum of the practice of brain injury medicine including principles of neural recovery, neuroimaging and neurodiagnostic testing, prognosis and outcome, acute care, rehabilitation, treatment of specific populations, neurologic and other medical problems following injury, cognitive and behavioral problems, post-trauma pain disorders, pharmacologic and alternative treatments, and community reentry and productivity. Brain Injury Medicine, 2nd Edition Features: The acknowledged gold standard reference-brings together knowledge, experience, and evidence-based medicine Comprehensive and current-completely revised, updated, and expanded to include emerging topics and the latest clinical and research advances Multi-disciplinary focus-expert authorship from a wide range of specialties promotes a holistic team approach to a complex, many-faceted condition Covers the entire continuum of care from early diagnosis and assessment through acute management, rehabilitation, associated medical and quality of life issues, and functional outcomes New to the Second Edition: Three new Associate Editors from related disciplines provide added expertise Five new sections: acute rehabilitative care, pediatric TBI, special senses, autonomic and other organ system problems, post-trauma pain disorders 25 new chapters running the gamut from health policy to biomechanics, to military TBI to pediatric issues and more Print + Digital Access: Purchase price includes enhanced e-book containing the complete and fully searchable text plus additional digital-only content



2017 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook

2017 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook Author Gail M. Wilkes
ISBN-10 9781284117189
Release 2016-11-29
Pages 1600
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Written especially for nurses caring for patients with cancer, the 2017 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook uniquely expresses drug therapy in terms of the nursing process: nursing diagnoses, etiologies of toxicities, and key points for nursing assessment, intervention, and evaluation. Updated annually, this essential reference provides valuable information on effective symptom management, patient education, and chemotherapy administration. Completely revised and updated, the 2017 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook includes separate chapters on molecular and immunologic/biologic targeted therapies. These chapters provide fundamental reviews to assist nurses in understanding the cellular communication pathways disrupted by cancer. It also offers simplified content, attention to understanding the immune checkpoint inhibitors, new information about immunotherapy, new drugs and their indications, and updated indications and side effects for recently FDA approved drugs. New drugs include: alectin



Integrating the Expressive Arts into Counseling Practice

Integrating the Expressive Arts into Counseling Practice Author Suzanne Degges-White, PhD, LMHC-IN, LPC-NC, NCC
ISBN-10 0826106072
Release 2010-10-27
Pages 281
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"Once in a while a book comes along that is both unique and invaluable.... By reading and studying this work, practitioners can enrich the lives of their clients and their own effectiveness. [It] translates theory into practice and transforms mainstream counseling approaches into extremely useful devices for modifying the way clients and counselors function in therapy." Samuel T. Gladding, PhD Department of Counseling, Wake Forest University (From the Foreword) While traditional "talk" therapies remain at the foundation of counseling, the use of expressive and creative arts in conjunction with these methods can often deepen the healing process as well as expedite diagnosis, treatment and prevention. Integrating the Expressive Arts into Counseling Practice is designed to provide readers with an understanding of the ways in which expressive arts counseling techniques can be productively integrated into the leading counseling modalities. Accessible to students and practitioners alike, it presents field-tested expressive arts interventions within the context of the most commonly taught theoretical orientations, including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Gestalt Theory, Adlerian Theory, Choice Theory, Existential Theory, Feminist Theory, Person-Centered Theory, Narrative Therapy, and Integrative Theory. These chapters include the work of over 40 contributors, including expert practitioners and faculty, who offer detailed descriptions of their own successful expressive arts interventions. Key Features Presents over 50 expressive art interventions in an easy, step-by-step format Describes interventions within a framework of 10 commonly used treatment modalities Explains the connection between theory and intervention Includes art, writing, drama, music, movement, dance, puppetry, and sandplay activities. Discusses appropriate populations, settings, and diagnoses with which to use each intervention



CCM Certification Made Easy

CCM Certification Made Easy Author Deanna Cooper Gillingham
ISBN-10 1503246981
Release 2014-12-04
Pages 186
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Written specifically to help you pass the Certified Case Manager (CCM) exam, this book is the ultimate resource for case managers preparing for examination. It has been created and organized based on the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC) exam blueprint by a certified case manager, so readers can feel confident that they are studying pertinent material.Each of the books chapters address one of the six knowledge domains covered on the exam: case management concepts, principles of practice, psychosocial aspects, healthcare management, rehabilitation, and healthcare reimbursement. Each chapter is further broken down to cover each of the topics outlined in the exam blueprint.CCM Certification Made Easy provides a comprehensive yet concise review of the core material needed to pass the CCM exam, and is provided in a well organized, easy to read format, to help you make the most efficient use of your study time. No filler or fluff, just the facts.



The Counseling Practicum and Internship Manual

The Counseling Practicum and Internship Manual Author Shannon Hodges, PhD, LMHC, ACS
ISBN-10 082611833X
Release 2010-08-03
Pages 328
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For many counseling students, the first experience with a counseling practicum or internship can be daunting. With this manual, students in practicum and internship settings receive the orientation and guidance they need to successfully navigate field placement. In this book, author Shannon Hodges shares over 16 years of expertise in counseling and clinical training. He discusses everything students need to know to fully understand all aspects of the practicum/internship process. The book provides detailed guidelines to selecting and applying for an appropriate practicum/internship, performing responsibly on the job, maintaining ethical standards, and much more. The manual comprehensively covers practicum/internships in all settings, including rehabilitation, school, mental health, addictions, and marriage and family counseling. With this book, students will learn how to: Select, apply to, and interview for the internship/practicum Use the practicum/internship as a means to land a job Create a professional identity and demeanor Navigate ethical, legal, and professional issues Comply with HIPA (the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) Use various new, leading technologies in counseling Write clinical case notes and develop treatment plans Set clear boundaries with clients and deal with difficult colleagues



Cancer Nursing Principles and Practice

Cancer Nursing  Principles and Practice Author Connie Henke Yarbro
ISBN-10 9781449618292
Release 2010-11-15
Pages 1946
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Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition. A new and revised version of this best-selling reference! For over eighteen years, best-selling Cancer Nursing: Principles and Practice has provided oncology nurses with the latest information on new trends in the rapidly changing science of oncology. Now, in its Seventh Edition, Cancer Nursing has been completely revised and updated to reflect key new developments. New topics covered include targeted therapy, hypersensitivity reactions, mucositis, and family and caregiver issues. With 27 new chapters featuring insights from key authors, the Seventh Edition is a must-have resource for every oncology nurse.