Learn to prioritize patient care quickly and effectively! Conceptual Care Mapping: Case Studies for Improving Communication, Collaboration, and Care uses a 'two books in one' approach to guide you through the most important aspects of patient care and critical thinking. The first section explores the title's three C's of care, communication, and collaboration within the healthcare team. The second section includes case studies that progress from simple clinical conditions to the more complex. Conceptual Care Mapping provides the tools you need to understand and implement effective patient care plans. With mapping practice both online and in the text, this unique book is the ideal resource for any first-year nursing student!
Unique! Conceptual Care Mapping guides your care - using templates and an online, interactive conceptual care map creator - from the author team who developed this new method of organizing care information.
Unique! 30 case studies focus on the patients you are most likely to see in clinical experience as a first-year student - and are organized from simple to complex, guiding you through prioritization and teaching you to think critically.
Unique! Elsevier's Conceptual Care Map (CCM) creator helps you create, update, manage, and submit care maps quickly and effectively.
Unique! Answers and completed care maps are provided for selected cases to reinforce what you've learned.
Unique! Improving Patient Care section not only provides an overview of care mapping, but also focuses on three key elements of patient care: care, communication (both with other healthcare professionals and with patients), and collaboration.
Unique! Interprofessional Education (IPE) and collaboration are key elements in all of the case studies, helping you understand how you will work within the larger healthcare team.
Full-color design makes it easier to match up your online care mapping with content in the text.
Section I: Improving Patient Care 1. Introduction to Conceptual Care Mapping 2. Assessment 3. Communication 4. Collaboration 5. Critical Thinking Section II: Case Studies Case Study 1 - Ellen Halstead Case Study 2 - Jamaal Samatar Case Study 3 - Rachelle Wagner Case Study 4 - Victoria Litchfield Case Study 5 - Beatrice Keifer Case Study 6 - Danielle Hammond Case Study 7 - James Robertson Case Study 8 - George Carlton Case Study 9 - Vera Rose Case Study 10 - Cora Jenkins Case Study 11 - Helen Williams Case Study 12 - Thomas Middleton Case Study 13 - Manuel Rodriguez Case Study 14 - Nicole Kaiser Case Study 15 - Jack Weingart Case Study 16 - Michael Mills Case Study 17 - Ronald Bailey Case Study 18 - William Ruby Case Study 19 - Donald Bergman Case Study 20 - Catherine Abbott Case Study 21 - Alice Chung Case Study 22 - Broderick Winston Case Study 23 - Mark Summerfield Case Study 24 - Sarah Laurent Case Study 25 - Karen Woodruff Case Study 26 - Edward Moore Case Study 27 - Caleb Nguyen Case Study 28 - Taylor Collins Case Study 29 - Erika Pratt Case Study 30 - Kenneth Ventura Appendix A: NANDA Diagnoses and Definitions Appendix B: Lab Information Appendix C: Checklist Appendix D: Abbreviations Index