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Title Footprints of the nursing profession : current trends and emerging issues in / editor, Lydia Azlato.
Imprint Legon, Accra, Ghana : University of Ghana, 2014.
©2014

Series Clinical sciences series ; no. 2
Clinical sciences series (Accra, Ghana) ; no. 2.
Subject Nursing -- Study and teaching -- Ghana.
Nursing -- Ghana.
Alt Name Aziato, Lydia,
Description 1 online resource (226 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed July 17, 2014).
Contents Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Foreword; Preface; About the Contributors; Chapter One -- Nursing Education in Ghana: An Insight into Undergraduate and Graduate Programmes; Introduction; History; Graduate Education in Nursing; From a Department to a School of Nursing; Affi liation of Public and Private Nursing Training Colleges; Ghana-SickKids Paediatric Nursing Training Programme; Distance Education in Degree Nursing; Career Opportunities; Challenges Then and Now; Future of Higher Learning in Nursing; After Higher Learning in Nursing, What Next?; Conclusion; References.
Chapter Two -- The Newly Qualified Graduate Nurse: Workplace Experiences and Challenges from the Ghanaian perspectiveIntroduction; The Graduate Nurse; Experiences of New Graduate Nurses; Challenges Facing New Graduate Nurses; Overcoming the Challenges; Achieving Success in the Socialization Process; Conclusion; References; Chapter Three -- Planning: The Role of Nurse-Managers at the Unit Level; Introduction; Background; The Roles of Nurse-managers; Theoretical Basis of Planning; Planning Practices and the Nurse-Manager; Benefi ts of Planning; Factors Infl uencing Planning.
Challenges of the Nurse-ManagerConclusion; Reference; Chapter Four -- The Concept of Pain and Trends in Post-operative Pain Management: Implications for Nursing Practice in Ghana; Introduction; The Concept of Pain; POP Management and Nursing Implications; Nursing Implications; Conclusions and Recommendations; References; Chapter Five -- Road Traffic Injuries (RTIs) in Ghana: Challenges to Nursing Care; Introduction; Types of Road Accident Injuries; The Realities of Road Traffi c Accidents; Responding to Accident Scenes; Reception and Immediate Care of RTI Patients at the Hospital.
Routine Care of RTA Patient in Hospital SettingComplications and Challenges of Nursing RTA Patients; Areas needing Attention to Reduce RTAs and Improve Care for Accident Victims in Ghana; Conclusion; References; Chapter Six -- A historical description of the emergence of HIV/AIDS in Ghana; Introduction; The Inception of HIV/AIDS in the World; Historical Perspectives on HIV/AIDS in Ghana; Worldview of Ghanaians on HIV/AIDS: Scenes of Confusion, Stigma and Despondency; AIDS and Stigma in Ghana; Examples of Associative Stigma; Ghana's Response to the HIV/AIDS Epidemic.
The Arrival of Antiretroviral Therapy in GhanaHome-Based Care and Management of HIV/AIDS Patients in the mid-1980s; Institutional (Hospital) Care of the AIDS Patient in the 1980s and 1990s; Attitude of Health Care Professionals; Conclusion; References; Chapter Seven -- Implementation of the National Breastfeeding Policy in Ghana: Challenges and Future Prospects; Introduction; Breastfeeding Policy in Ghana; Breastfeeding Practices in Relation to the Policy; Factors Influencing Nutritional Status of Children; Breastfeeding and HIV-Positive Mothers.
Summary The Reader contains educative and exciting chapters centred on the nursing profession and research areas of faculty members. The target readers are nursing students of all categories, nurse educators, administrators, clinicians, and researchers locally and internationally.
ISBN 9789988647186 (electronic bk.)
9988647182 (electronic bk.)
9988647514
9789988647513
9789988647513
Publisher # MWT11581683
OCLC # 889263024
Additional Format Print version: Footprints of the nursing profession : current trends and emerging issues in. Legon, Accra, Ghana : University of Ghana, 2014 x, 214 pages 9789988647513


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