Promoting health from conception through to adolescence

Harvey, Nichole (2010) Promoting health from conception through to adolescence. In: Berman, Audrey, Snyder, Shirlee J., Kozier, Barbara, Erb, Glenora, Levett-Jones, Tracy, Dwyer, Trudy, Hales, Majella, Harvey, Nichole, Luxford, Yoni, Moxham, Lorna, Park, Tanya, Parker, Barbara, Reid-Searl, Kerry, and Stanley, David, (eds.) Kozier and Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing. Pearson Australia, Frenchs Forest, NSW, Australia, pp. 381-408.

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Abstract

For years Kozier & Erb’s Fundamentals of Nursing has been the gold standard in helping students embarking on their nursing careers. This first Australian edition retains many of the features that have made this textbook the number-one choice of nursing students and lecturers.

To further enhance this popular fundamentals textbook and ensure its appropriate application for Australian students, nursing academics from across Australia were invited to review and comment on each of the 52 chapters. Their detailed feedback has ensured that Kozier & Erb’s Fundamentals of Nursing: First Australian Edition is a current, engaging and uniquely Australian textbook that will help students succeed in their nursing studies.

Kozier and Erb’s Fundamentals of Nursing, First Australian Edition presents the fundamentals of nursing care within the framework of the nursing process. This text offers an accessible writing style; a focus on practical application with real-world Australian examples and case studies; appropriate Australian terminology, policies and procedures, Australian visuals; an integrated approach to Australian Indigenous health issues; and up-to-date references, research and codes of practice, with reference to ANMC guidelines. The text is supported by a state-of-the art technology package to enhance the learning process.

Chapter 21: A knowledge of growth and development is essential for nurses if they are to identify developmental needs and problems. This chapter applies the concepts of growth and development introduced in Chapter 20 to the prenatal period and to the neonate, infant, toddler, preschooler, school-age child and adolescent. Each developmental stage includes physical, psychosocial, cognitive, moral and spiritual aspects. Health assessment and promotion of health and wellness are emphasised. LEARNING OUTCOMES - Identify tasks characteristic of different stages of development from infancy through to adolescence. - Describe usual physical development from infancy through to adolescence. - Trace psychosocial development according to Erikson from infancy through to adolescence. - Explain cognitive development according to Piaget from infancy through to adolescence. - Describe moral development according to Kohlberg from childhood through to adolescence. - Describe spiritual development according to Fowler throughout childhood and adolescence. - Identify assessment activities and expected characteristics from birth through to late childhood. - Identify essential activities of health promotion and protection to meet the needs of infants, toddlers, preschoolers, school-age children and adolescents.

Item ID: 16203
Item Type: Book Chapter (Teaching Material)
Keywords: adolescence, adolescent growth spurt, amblyopia, Apgar score, apocrine glands, Denver Developmental Screening Test (DDST-II), eccrine glands, ectoderm, ejaculation, embryonic phase, emmetropic, endoderm, entoderm, failure to thrive, foetal phase, fontanelles, hyperopic, identification, imagination, introjection, lanugo, menarche, mesoderm, myopic, normacephaly, peer groups, placenta, primary sexual characteristics, puberty, regression, repression, scabies, sebaceous glands, secondary sexual characteristics, self-concept, separation anxiety, shaken baby syndrome, stereognosis, strabismus, sudden infant death syndrome(SIDS), sutures, teratogen, trimesters, vernix caseosa
ISBN: 978-1-4425-0469-1
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2011 05:45
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1110 Nursing > 111099 Nursing not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920210 Nursing @ 100%
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