Biotensegrity 2nd Edition
The Structural Basis of Life
The author describes the second edition of this groundbreaking book not as an instruction manual but as a response to the frequently asked question: ‘What is (bio)tensegrity?’. Biotensegrity is an evolving science which provides researchers, teachers, and practitioners across a wide range of specialisms including all bodyworkers and movement teachers with a deeper understanding of the human body and therefore the ability to develop their clinical practice and therapeutic effectiveness in light of this understanding. This book explains the basic principles of biotensegrity and explores our understanding of anatomy and physiology in the light of the latest research findings.
Embody the Skeleton
A Guide for Conscious Movement
Somatic Movement Education allows efficient movement patterns to replace inefficient ones, resulting in ease of movement, more functional postural alignment, and the creation of space for the healing response of cellular and tissue reorganization. This book provides clear experiential guidance for embodiment of the skeletal system, through movement facilitation, hands-on facilitation, and movement meditations, supported by essential anatomical information and illustrations. Intended as a guide for movement practitioners, educators, and therapists in many disciplines and by anyone interested in mindful movement, the book addresses the healthy embodiment of each bone and joint in the body as well as techniques for bringing awareness to the skeletal system as a whole. The book is accompanied by a series of recorded movement meditations guided by the author.
Assessments in Occupational Therapy Mental Health 3rd Edition
An Integrative Approach
Barbara J. Hemphill-Pearson, Christine Urish
Assessments in Occupational Therapy Mental Health: An Integrative Approach, Third Edition is a unique compilation of mental health assessments that are taught in occupational therapy academic programs, as well as used in clinical practice. This highly anticipated Third Edition provides the occupational therapy student and educator with knowledge about the evaluation process, assessments that are current and accurate, and how to generate research for developing assessment tools.
Strategic Planning in Healthcare
An Introduction for Health Professionals
Strategic Planning in Healthcare: An Introduction for Health Professionals is a practical guide to the theory of strategic planning and the principles of strategic management that apply to all organizational settings, including large healthcare networks, small practices, and public health institutions, among many others. This text provides a solid theoretical framework, supplemented with examples and a common case, which is reinforced by hands-on practical student exercises and chapter-specific worksheets. It examines strategy-making issues from the initial assessment of the organization and competitive landscape, through situational analysis of economic incentives, creation of objectives and measurement, formulation of financial and operational strategies, and the development of mission and goals, effectively allowing students to apply concepts at each stage of the planning cycle.
Advanced Practice Nursing in the Care of Older Adults 2nd Edition
Laurie Kennedy-Malone, Lori Martin-Plank, Evelyn Duffy
From an overview of the theories of aging and assessment through the treatment of disorders, including complex illnesses, this evidence-based book provides the comprehensive gerontological coverage you need to prepare for your role as an Advanced Practice Nurse. You’ll be prepared for boards and for practice.
Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Q&A Review
The only book designed specifically to prepare students for the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-ACNP) exams, this unparalleled review details the step-by-step journey from classroom to patient room and beyond. This book begins with proven test-taking strategies for students and provides an overview of common pitfalls for exam takers. It features question styles and content material from both the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN®) and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) exams, providing an overview of the certification exams written specifically by the certification organizations themselves.
Delivering Culturally Competent Nursing Care 2nd Edition
Working with Diverse and Vulnerable Populations
Newly revised and updated, Delivering Culturally Competent Nursing Care, Second Edition, explores the cross-cultural interactions and conflicts between nurses and the diverse array of patients they may see. Culturally competent nurses can cut through preconceptions, reduce health disparities, and deliver high-quality care as they encounter patients from a range of backgrounds and beliefs. As frontline providers for diverse populations, nurses are expected to treat each patient with empathy and respect.
Fast Facts About Substance Use Disorders
What Every Nurse, APRN, and PA Needs to Know
Brenda Marshall, Jack Spencer
This greatly needed resource is the first to provide evidence-based information and strategies for APRNs and PAs who work with individuals with substance use disorders (SUDs). Written in a concise, bulleted style for easy access to critical information, the reference addresses often-undiagnosed medical and psychiatric conditions which may accompany SUDs and the ethical considerations of working with affected patients and families.
Leadership and Management Competence in Nursing Practice
Competencies, Skills, Decision-Making
Audrey Marie Beauvais
Written specifically for the experienced nurse enrolled in an RN-to-BSN program, this text guides nurses through an interactive critical thinking process to become effective and confident nurse leaders. All nurses involved with direct patient care already rely on similar strategies to oversee patient safety, make care decisions, and integrate plan of care in collaboration with patients and families. This text expands upon that knowledge and provides a firm base to reach the next steps in academia and practice, enabling the BSN-prepared nurse to tackle serious issues in care delivery with a high level of self-awareness and skill.
Clinical Features and Treatment Across the Diagnostic Spectrum
Emil F. Coccaro, Michael S. Mccloskey
Aggression: Clinical Features and Treatment Across the Diagnostic Spectrum addresses the role aggression plays in intermittent explosive disorder (IED), referred to as "primary aggression," and in a host of other psychiatric disorders -- from autism to posttraumatic stress. Aggression is a well-studied, multidimensional phenomenon that may be parsed by cognition, affect, and behavior. Occurring as primary aggression and as a symptom of other psychiatric disorders, aggression is both common and destructive -- of property, relationships, and the social order. The editors were instrumental in the development of the DSM classification for IED, and the book discusses the evolution of the diagnostic criteria from the 1950s to the current DSM-5.
Approach to the Psychiatric Patient 2nd Edition
John W. Barnhill
A fascinating text that addresses the clinical and educational challenges of treating psychiatric patients from a truly multidisciplinary perspective using a case-based format, Approach to the Psychiatric Patient: Case-Based Essays is the only book of its kind and an indispensable addition to the mental health practitioner's library. The new edition builds upon the strengths that distinguished the first, with composite cases that are carefully constructed to capture real-world problems, followed by essays that provide clear and cogent perspectives on the case.
Fieldwork and Supervision for Behavior Analysts
Ellie Kazemi, Brian Rice, Peter Adzhyan
This long-awaited resource is the first to focus specifically on orienting and guiding trainees in the field of behavior analysis through the practicum and supervised experience. Clear and succinct, it provides comprehensive information on the competencies as required by the Fifth Edition the BACB® Task List. Going beyond the basic nuts and bolts of skill and knowledge requirements, the text prepares students for the day-to-day realities of the supervised practicum experience. It describes the process of locating a site, finding and working with supervisors and peers, and adhering to professional and ethical guidelines. Including seasoned advice on concluding the practicum, getting ready for the board exam, and developing a professional portfolio, this unique resource prepares behavior analyst trainees for employment and beyond.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy
Scripted Protocols and Summary Sheets
Treating Eating Disorders, Chronic Pain and Maladaptive Self-Care Behaviors
This one-stop resource focuses on applying EMDR scripted protocols to medical-related conditions. Edited by a leading EMDR scholar and practitioner, it delivers a wide range of step-by-step protocols that enable beginning clinicians as well as seasoned EMDR clinicians, trainers, and consultants alike to enhance their expertise more quickly when working with clients who present with medical-related issues such as eating and body image dysregulation, relationship distortion, chronic pain, and maladaptive self-care behaviors. The scripts are conveniently outlined in an easy-to-use, manual style template, facilitating a reliable, consistent format for use with EMDR clients.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy
Scripted Protocols and Summary Sheets
Treating Trauma in Somatic and Medical Related Conditions
Following a brief outline of the basic elements of EMDR procedures and protocols, the book focuses on applying EMDR scripted protocols to such key medical issues as somatic disorders, medical trauma, cancer, multiple sclerosis, hyperemesis gravidarum, and birth trauma. It includes summary sheets for each protocol to facilitate gathering information, client documentation, and quick retrieval of salient information while formulating a treatment plan.
Textbook of Dental Anatomy, Physiology and Occlusion
Rashmi GS Phulari
Dental anatomy forms the basis for all the fields of dentistry. Textbook of Dental Anatomy, Physiology and Occlusion is an attempt towards meeting the enormous challenge of providing an all comprehensive, yet simple-to-understand coverage of Dental anatomy, Physiology and Occlusion.