Developing outstanding clinical skills is crucial for all midwives and healthcare professionals and there are some great resources available to help.
Elsevier Clinical SkillsElsevier Clinical Skills (ECS) provides step-by-step video demonstrations on clinical skills for UK nurses plus information on equipment, checklists and self-tests. If you have forgotten your log-in details you can re-set them yourself via the link on the log-in screen or using the link below.
Explore the different dimensions of the model through case studies and exercises, aimed at enabling readers to find evidence to support nursing activities.
Applying the Roper-Logan-Tierney Model in Practice by Karen Holland (Editor); Jane Jenkins (Editor)This is a new edition of a well-established textbook which demonstrates the theory and practice of one of the most popular models used in both university and clinical practice settings. Fully updated throughout, Karen Holland, Jane Jenkins and their colleagues explain how the Roper-Logan-Tierney Model can help today's student learn how to care for patients in a variety of health care contexts and use it as a framework for their nursing practice. Helpfully presented in two parts, the book initially shows how the model can be used to identify the factors which affect the human lifespan and how health and illness work to influence the dependence-independence continuum. The second part then examines each of the 'activities of living', clearly demonstrating their interconnectivity and how they are influenced, in turn, by biological, psychological, sociocultural, environmental and politico-economic influences. Discussion and 'real-life' examples throughout show how this helpful framework can be used as a basis for nursing assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of care. Rich with thought provoking exercises, Applying the Roper-Logan-Tierney Model in Practice, third edition, retains its helpful problem solving approach which strongly encourages further learning and reflection. The volume will be ideal for all pre-registration nursing students, as well as others such as Nursing Associates, who wish to improve their knowledge and understanding of evidence-based nursing care. New edition of a successful textbook which explains the theory and practice of one of the most popular models of nursing Structured approach to a core range of 'activities of living' clearly illustrate how they interconnect and may be promoted, or compromised, by health and illness, and influenced by external factors Explains the theory to show how it can be applied in practice to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate individualised nursing care A helpful case study approach enables readers see how the model works in 'real life' Written by experts who actively encourage a problem-solving approach to nursing care and practice Additional exercises are designed to encourage further learning and reflective practice, as well as develop skills in literature searching and evidence-based care Helpful appendices include a range of reference material such as the Care Plan Documentation and Audit Tool, Laboratory Reference Values, the Roper-Logan Tierney Assessment Schedule and other commonly used nursing documentation Ideal for use in a variety of contemporary health care delivery environments including the acute and community-based settings Presents the latest evidence-base for safe and effective nursing practice Ideal for use in a variety of contemporary Health Care Delivery settings, both in the UK and overseas