Harness the power of the nurse-family relationship! Rely on evidence-and practice-based guidelines for everything you need to know to confidently prepare for clinical practice with families.The 6th Edition expands beyond the boundaries of practice, education, and research. Youll learn to use the thoroughly revised, evidence-based Calgary Family Assessment and Intervention Models to competently and compassionately assess and intervene with families experiencing illness, loss, and/or disability. A new chapter shows you how to move beyond basic family nursing skills, while new clinical vignettes demonstrate how to interview an individual to gain a family perspective. Youll also find tips and microskills for interviewing families of the elderly, along with a wealth of innovative ideas to increase critical thinking. Practical guidelines for family interviewing and clinical tools, skills and examples reinforce must-know information.
Additional ISBNs: 9780803627390, 0803627394, 9780803639034, 0803639031