Study Guide for Fundamentals of Nursing,
Edition 3
By Barbara L Yoost, MSN, RN, CNE, ANEF, Lynne R Crawford, MSN, MBA, RN, CNE and Patricia Castaldi, DNP, RN

Publication Date: 07 Mar 2022

Get the review and practice you need to master the role of today’s nurse! With chapters corresponding to the chapters in Yoost’s Fundamentals of Nursing, 3rd Edition, this study guide provides a variety of exercises and activities to reinforce your understanding of nursing concepts and skills. Chapter reviews use engaging activities to make learning more meaningful, and review questions help you apply concepts to the practice setting. Now with new Next Generation NCLEX®-style practice questions, this study guide also prepares you for success on classroom and NCLEX examinations.

Key Features

  • Chapter review questions include multiple-choice, matching, true/false, and image labeling questions, testing your comprehension of nursing fundamentals and making learning more fun.
  • Answers and detailed rationales for all of the questions are included in the back of the study guide.
  • Skills performance checklists on the Evolve website are completely updated to match the latest versions of nursing skills, and are both interactive and printable.

New Features

  • NEW! Next Generation NCLEX®-style practice questions in clinical chapters help you develop skills in clinical judgment.
  • NEW! Updated content reflects changes to the Fundamentals of Nursing, 3rd Edition textbook.
  • NEW! Preliminary Readings refer you back to the related chapter in the textbook.
  • NEW! Open-ended questions provide questions, activities, and guidance to make study group time more productive.
About the author
By Barbara L Yoost, MSN, RN, CNE, ANEF; Lynne R Crawford, MSN, MBA, RN, CNE; Patricia Castaldi, DNP, RN, Director, Practical Nursing Program, Union County College and Plainfield, NJ
Table of Contents
  1. Nursing, Theory, and Professional Practice
  2. Values, Beliefs, and Caring
  3. Communication
  4. Critical Thinking in Nursing
  5. Introduction to the Nursing Process
  6. Assessment
  7. Nursing Diagnosis
  8. Planning
  9. Implementation and Evaluation
  10. Documentation, Electronic Health Records, and Reporting
  11. Ethical and Legal Considerations
  12. Leadership and Management
  13. Evidence-Based Practice and Nursing Research
  14. Health Literacy and Patient Education
  15. Nursing Informatics
  16. Health and Wellness
  17. Human Development: Conception through Adolescence
  18. Human Development: Young Adult through Older Adult
  19. Vital Signs
  20. Health History and Physical Assessment
  21. Ethnicity and Cultural Assessment
  22. Spiritual Health
  23. Public Health, Community-Based, and Home Health Care
  24. Human Sexuality
  25. Safety
  26. Asepsis and Infection Control
  27. Hygiene and Personal Care
  28. Activity, Immobility, and Safe Movement
  29. Skin Integrity and Wound Care
  30. Nutrition
  31. Cognitive and Sensory Alterations
  32. Stress and Coping
  33. Sleep
  34. Diagnostic Testing
  35. Medication Administration
  36. Pain Management
  37. Perioperative Nursing Care
  38. Oxygenation and Tissues Perfusion
  39. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
  40. Bowel Elimination
  41. Urinary Elimination
  42. Death and Loss

Appendix A: Answer Key

Book details
ISBN: 9780323828147
Page Count: 304
Illustrations : 100 illustrations
Retail Price : £31.99
  • Fundamentals/Skills courses in 2-year (ADN) RN programs
    • Combined 2 and 4 year RN programs produce 275,000 graduates—first year enrollments would be higher
    • Roughly 60% of graduates are from ADN programs, so 165,000/year
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