AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing, Third Edition by Suzanne BurnsConcise yet thorough guidance on how to safely and competently care for adult, critically ill patients and their families
Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) and written by top clinical experts in critical care nursing, this textbook covers all the must-know details on the care of adult, critically ill patients and their families. Supported by helpful tables and algorithms, the book’s practical, building-block organization starts with the basics before proceeding to more complex concepts. AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing includes essential content found in ECCO (Essentials of Critical Care Orientation, an online program offered by AACN), key information necessary to successfully prepare for CCRN certification in critical care nursing, and much more. AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing is divided into four sections:
THE ESSENTIALS -- presents core information that new clinicians must understand to provide safe, competent nursing care to all critically ill patients, regardless of their underlying medical diagnoses
PATHOLOGICAL CONDITIONS -- covers pathologic conditions and management strategies commonly encountered among adult critical care patients
ADVANCED CONCEPTS IN CARING FOR THE CRITICALLY ILL PATIENT -- moves beyond the essentials and presents advanced critical care concepts or pathologic conditions that are less common or more specialized than expected in critical care practice
KEY REFERENCE INFORMATION -- features normal laboratory and diagnostic values, algorithms for advanced cardiac life support, troubleshooting guides for hemodynamic monitoring, summary tables of critical care drugs, and cardiac rhythms and treatment guides
Learning aids include Knowledge Competencies that can be used to gauge progress and Essential Content case studies with questions and answers to further reinforce your knowledge.
AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing Second Edition
Essentials of Critical Care Orientation
ECCO's modular course design lets you tailor the course to your nurses' and unit's needs. Continuing education hours are provided by module to support this flexibility. Didactic content is taught through real-life patient scenarios, which allows for more time on blended learning application and simulation opportunities, helping support the delivery of safe patient care. ECCO's real-life patient scenarios mimic the practice environment, and decision making enhances retention of content. ECCO's interactive, peer-reviewed education easily blends into existing new nurse orientation plans, resulting in well-prepared and confident nurses. It helps tailor our simulation experiences
Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses AACN and written by top clinical experts in critical care nursing, this textbook covers all the must-know details on the care of adult, critically ill patients and their families. Learning aids include Knowledge Competencies that can be used to gauge progress and "Essential Content" case studies with questions and answers to further reinforce your knowledge. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other editions.
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These books represent the second edition of the series edited by Chulay and Burns. The second section addresses pathologic conditions, the third, advanced concepts, and a fourth section contains key reference information. Notable additions to these books is the focus on patient safety, including safe medication administration. Information on patient transport has moved from the Key Reference section into the main body of the books. The content has been updated in every chapter to reflect current practice and includes updated references.