Their instructor had called in sick, and a group of brand-new nursing students was assembled on the gerontology unit awaiting direction.
Their instructor had called in sick, and a group of brand-new nursing students was assembled on the gerontology unit awaiting direction.My office was in a building adjacent to the hospital, and I was asked to run over there, quickly give assignments, and get the students started.The PDF Table of Contents does not include links or page numbers which would be very helpful for navigation.
I was unfamiliar with this level of student, but the coordinator assured me that I could handle it.
The students would just be changing bed linens and providing bed baths. I quickly took inventory of the patient census and assigned each student to a patient.
Also, the text is very American specific with many examples from and for an American audience.
More diversity, especially in the examples, would be appropriate and appreciated.
However, the terms are clearly and thoroughly explained within the text, and the index is very thorough. The exercises are excellent and would be very helpful for students to internalize correct critical thinking practices.
Because of the logical arrangement of the text and the many sub-sections, additional material should be very easy to add. I anticipate that a diligent student could learn all of the material in the text with little additional instruction. The text did not confuse terms or use inconsistent terminology, which is very important in a logic text.
About 15 minutes later, Tiffany hurried toward the nursing station with a panicked look on her face. As we walked, I encouraged her to explain the emergency.
Thoughts of a cardiac arrest, patient fall, seizure, or violent behavior emerged from my critical care mindset. ” After encouraging her to just be professional about it and act confidently, off she went to apply her new solution.
All the images, charts, and graphs were very clear The text including examples and exercises did not seem to be offensive or insensitive in any specific way.
However, the examples included references to black and white people, but few others.