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Saunders Student Nurse Planner, 2011-2012: A Guide to Success in Nursing School
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher W B Saunders Co
Publication date June 9, 2011
Binding Paperback
Edition 7 pap/psc
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781455737239
ISBN-10 1455737232
Original list price $19.95
Other format details medical
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description:
  • Weekly, monthly and yearly calendars with prefilled dates help you organize and prioritize tasks.

  • Time management strategies help you perform to your fullest potential in the classroom, during clinical sessions, and in practice.
  • Study advice teaches you the skills you need to succeed.
  • Alternate-format questions (explanation and examples) and information on taking the NCLEX® Examination help prepare you for the licensure exam.
  • Stress reduction techniques improve your focus and increase efficiency.
  • Getting the Most from the Clinical Experience chapter keeps you up to date on best practices for patient safety, communication, documentation, and charting.
  • The Joint Commission's Lists of Dangerous Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols prepares you for situations you may encounter in clinical practice.
  • Frequently used abbreviations and common laboratory test values familiarize you with standard terminology and assessments used in clinical practice.
  • Clinical Quick Reference chapter provides essential clinical tools and information in a concise, accessible format, and includes:
    • Commonly used abbreviations
    • Lab test values
    • Joint Commission safety guidelines for surgery
    • Most commonly used IV fluids table
    • HIPAA requirements for confidentiality
    • Safety guidelines to prevent medication errors
    • Pain assessment tools
    • Signs of geriatric and pediatric abuse
    • Glasgow coma scale
    • Tips for troubleshooting IV pumps
    • Braden scale for predicting pressure sore risk

  • Self-contained, customizable contacts list provides plenty of room for academic, clinical, and personal contact information.
    • NEW prefilled dates on weekly, monthly, and yearly calendars save you more time.
    • Updated list of NANDA-I-Approved Nursing Diagnoses helps you make quick and accurate diagnoses.
    • NEW companion Evolve website offers a variety of additional clinical tools and guidance.
      • Printable forms and information, such as:
        • Time map
        • Shift work organization sheets
        • Checklist for discharge teaching
        • Clinical facility orientation
        • Giving a report
        • Information to obtain during a report

      • Concept map creator
      • Clinical calculators, including:
        • BMI
        • Body surface area
        • Fluid deficit
        • Glasgow coma scale
        • IV dosage
        • Units conversion

      • Links to online resources

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