LEMONE AND BURKE'S MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING: CRITICAL THINKING FOR PERSON-CENTRED CARE

Provides a comprehensive, contemporary and consistent systems-based approach that engages students and provides the practical knowledge and skills they need to care for adult patients with a focus on person-centred, holistic nursing care.

Designed to:

emphasise a person-centred philosophy whereby the person who is the recipient of care is seen as an integral member of the team and consideration of their needs and wishes is paramount

foster critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills as the basis for safe clinical practice and nursing excellence

recognise the nurse’s role as an essential member of the interprofessional healthcare team.