You CAN Teach Advanced Med-Surg Nursing!

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You CAN Teach Advanced Med-Surg Nursing!

SKU# 9780826126665

The Authoritative Guide and Toolkit for the Advanced Medical- Surgical Nursing Clinical Instructor

Author: Mary Miller RN, MSN,CCRN, Deborah Wirwicz BSN, MSN.Ed

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This is the first comprehensive resource for clinical medical-surgical nursing instructors responsible for guiding students through their entire clinical rotation. Filling a huge gap in resources for instructors required to teach the medical-surgical nursing course, it contains everything the new or adjunct instructor needs to teach expertly and confidently. The guide features a week-by-week instructional plan for the clinical rotation and includes all materials necessary to effectively perform administrative leadership and supervision, assess students' knowledge and learning styles, maximize the learning process, simplify evaluation, and help ensure a smooth transition to clinical practice.

The guide will serve as a welcome companion to both experienced and novice medical-nursing instructors with its week-by-week instruction guide that encompasses organizational teaching templates, teaching and learning resources, and evaluation materials. These include everything from the Adjunct Faculty Contract to the Course Syllabus to a Comprehensive Skills Checklist. Key clinical instruction materials, including PowerPoints and simulation scenarios are provided for each body system. Additionally the book contains quizzes with answers, discussion questions, and interactive student activities and exercises.

Key Features:

  • Comprises the first complete resource for successfully guiding students through their clinical rotations from start to finish
  • Helps to allay the "fear factor" for new and adjunct clinical nursing instructors
  • Provides a week-by-week instructional guide that includes organizational teaching templates, teaching and learning resources, and evaluation aids
  • Includes numerous forms and templates to facilitate administrative responsibilities, student assessment, and student evaluation
  • Key clinical information is organized by body system and includes multiple interactive teaching tools

Product Details 

  • Publication Date August 18, 2014
  • Page Count 320
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826126665
  • EISBN 9780826126672

Table of Contents 

PART I: Introduction to the Role of the Advanced Medical-Surgical Clinical Instructor

Chapter 1: Instructor Contracts and Evaluations

Chapter 2: Effective Student Evaluations

Chapter 3: Learning Requirements and Syllabus Preparation

Part II: Basics of Clinical Teaching and Student Evaluation

Chapter 4: First Day of Clinical, Including Expectations, Forms, and Assessments

Chapter 5: Nursing Assessments, Concept Mapping, and Critical Thinking

Part III: Teaching the Advanced Medical-Surgical Disease Processes in a Clinical Setting

Chapter 6: Sensory Deficits in the Elderly and Assessments of the Visual, Auditory, and Nasal Systems

Chapter 7: Understanding, Assessing, and Treating Pain

Chapter 8: Understanding Cancer and Cancer Treatments; Death and Dying

Chapter 9: Fluids and Electrolytes and the Acid– Base Balance

Chapter 10: Caring for the Geriatric Patient

Chapter 11: Assessment and Treatment of Musculoskeletal System Disorders

Chapter 12: Pharmacology , Patient Safety, and Laboratory Tests

Chapter 13: Critical Care Nursing

Chapter 14: Emergency Nursing

Chapter 15: Hematology , the Endocrine System, and Related Disorders

Chapter 16: Reproductive System Functions, Assessment, Diseases, and Treatments

Part IV: The Post Conference and Transition into Nursing Practice

Chapter 17: Career Goals and Planning, Including Professional Identity, Job Search, and Licensing Exam

Chapter 18: Makeup Assignments