"Foundation Skills for Caring" serves as a Common Foundation Programme/First Year - Nursing degree/diploma; and First year - Allied Health Professional (AHP) degree. AHPs include: Chiropodist/Podiatrists, Dietiticans, Physiotherapists, Prosthetists/Orthotists, Radiographers, Orthopists; strictly speaking, Therapists (arts, drama, music, speech and language). Psychologists and Psychotherapists can be classified as AHPS, although they aren't often taught interprofessionally with the more medical subjects. This title also serves as a Foundation Degree - Health and Social Care. Where student-directed learning is a popular approach, "Foundation Skills for Caring" may be adopted as a one-of-two purchase, otherwise it will be background reading. This title contains "Foundation Studies for Caring" and "Foundation Skills for Caring". Taking an interprofessional, student-centred learning approach, these texts offer pre-registration Nurses and Allied Health Professionals an engaging introduction to the theory and practice of care.
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FOUNDATION STUDIES FOR CARING:; Introduction; Study Skills; C.Rees & A.Glasper; PART I: INSIGHTS INTO THE CONTEXT OF CARING; Interprofessional Learning; J.Morgan; Evidence-Based Practice and Research; T.Pengelly; Ethical, Legal and Professional Issues; L.Rogers; Communication; A.Glasper & J.Quiddington; Culture; J.Richardson; Public Health and Health Promotion; G.Clay; Healthcare Governance; A.Glasper & R.Farrelly; PART II: INSIGHTS INTO ESSENTIAL CARE ISSUES; Moving and Handling; M.Aylott; Nutritional Assessment and Needs; P.Jackson; Fluid Balance - Child; V.Lockyer-Stevens; Fluid Balance - Adult; A.Francis; Infection Prevention and Control; M.Bennallick; Pharmacology and Medicines; J.Bastin & K.Goss; Pain Management; E.Mann; Safe-guarding Children; H.McCluskey & M.Robbins; Safe-guarding Adults; M.Robbins, H.McCluskey & J.Dedmen; PART III: INSIGHTS INTO CARE WITH CLIENT GROUPS; Maternity; B.Rees & C.Rees; Care of the Neonate; M.Aylott; Care of the Child and Young Person; G.McEwing, J.Kelsey & A.Glasper; Care of the Acutely III Child; G.McEwing & J.Kelsey; Care of the Adolescent; M.Cooper, A.Glasper & C.Taylor; Care of the Adult - Surgical; K.Hambridge & G.McEwing; Care of the Adult - Medical; M.Chambers, A.Kane & K.Tattersall (based on original chapter by J.Dean & P.Shobbrook); Care of the Older Adult - Community; C.Gibbon & A.Cochrane; Mental Health; J.Rawlinson; Learning Disability; N.Jackson, K.Humphrys & T.Gilbert; PART IV: INSIGHTS INTO CARE SETTINGS; Rehabilitation; S.O'Connor; Palliative Care; L.Rogers & P.Turner; Emergency Care and Interventions; J.Knight & R.Palmer; Child Emergency Care and Resuscitation; J.Kelsey & G.McEwing; Adult Emergency Care and Resuscitation; J.Heath. HIV and Infectious Disease Management; V.Melby; Primary Care; S.Ashby & S.Maslin-Prothero; FOUNDATION SKILLS FOR CARING; Introduction; Fundamental Concepts for Skills; A.Glasper, G.McEwing & J.Richardson; IT Skills; M.Weaver [online only]; PART I: SKILLS FOR COMMUNICATION; Communication; J.Orr & D.Morris; Communicating with Adolescents; J.Orr & D.Morris; Anxiety; M.Chambers; Sign Language; J.Assey; Breaking Significant News; J.Quiddington; Breakaway Skills; D.Carpenter & J.Wilson; PART II: SKILLS FOR PHYSICAL NEEDS; Patient Hygiene; T.Coney & P.Diggens; Pressure Area Care; C.Dunford & E.Gibson; Eye Care; M.Clynes, S.Raftery & C.O'Neill; Mouth Care; M.Clynes; Catheterisation and Catheter Care; S.Miles; Basic Foot Care & Managing Common Nail Pathologies; M.Cole; Care of the Infant; M.Aylott; PART III: SKILLS FOR PHYSIOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT; Vital Signs; P.Diggens; Blood Pressure; S.Jones; Pulse Oximetry; S.Jones; Blood Glucose Measurement; S.Raftery, M.Clynes & C.O'Neill; Neurological Assessment; R.Palmer & J.Knight; Pain Assessment - Child; A.Davis; Pain Assessment - Adult; C.Hanks & T.Jenkinson; Diabetic Foot Assessment; A.Stuart & E.Toms; PART IV: SKILLS FOR CARE MANAGEMENT; Assessing and Managing Hydration; V.Lambert & D.O'Toole; Intravenous Therapy; C.Chamley & M.Wilson; Enteral Feeding; C.Hanks & G.McEwing; Infant Feeding; D.Corkin & A.McDougall; Administration of Medicine; C.Barron & T.Harrington; Patient-controlled Analgesia; M.Broom & G.Parsons; Universal Precautions; S.MacDermott; Wound Assessment; L.Wayne; Wound Management; P.Cardwell; Central Venous Catheters; J.Kelsey; Blood Transfusion; S.MacDermott & K.Merrick; Administration of Oxygen and Suction Therapy; N.Bloxham, G.McEwing & S.Jones; Basic Life Support - Child; G.McEwing & J.Kelsey; Basic Life Support - Adult; J.Heath; Clinical Holding for Care, Treatment or Interventions; P.Morrow & P.McGuinness; Orthopaedic Procedures; R.Sherrington; Post-mortem Care; B.Sepion; Specimen Collection; Y.Corcoran.
ALAN GLASPER is Professor of Nursing at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Southampton, UK. He is on the Editorial Board for the British Journal of Nursing. GILL MCEWING is Lecturer in Nursing, School of Nursing and Community Studies, University of Plymouth, UK. JIM RICHARDSON is Head of Division, Faculty of Health, Sport and Science, University of Glamorgan, UK. MIKE WEAVER is Senior Educational Technologist, University of Southampton, UK, and is the Web Editor for Foundation Skills for Caring. There are also a number of prestigious contributors to the books, bringing experience of teaching and practice from a variety of backgrounds.