The essential guide to anatomy and physiology for nursing students.
The new edition of Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing Practice brings together text, video, full-colour illustrations, interactive activities, and more, to provide nursing students with a comprehensive introduction to understanding the healthy functioning of the human body. This second edition has been thoroughly updated and includes new videos, improved online support, revised learning activities, and clear explanations that will help nursing students feel confident when learning anatomy and physiology for the first time.
Students can use their phone or tablet to scan QR codes throughout the book and instantly watch informative animations, mini-tutorials, and other useful videos.
Introduces all the essential anatomy and physiology information in a carefully structured way, helping students to steadily build their knowledge and successfully apply it to nursing practice.
All content is based around the person-centred nursing framework and a fictional family is used throughout to demonstrate how the biology applies to real people, helping students to apply the A&P knowledge directly to real-life nursing situations.
Supported by new and improved online teaching and learning resources, including a teaching guide to the resources, a fully revised testbank, over 250 downloadable figures from the book, and a host of student resources such as multiple-choice questions and over 800 glossary flashcards to help aid revision.
Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing Practice is essential reading for all nursing students and nursing associate students learning anatomy and physiology for the first time.
Dr Neal Cook is a Reader and the Associate Head of School at the School of Nursing, Ulster University and a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Neal is also President of the European Association of Neuroscience Nurses and an Executive Board Member of the British Association of Neuroscience Nurses. Neal has taught anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology to undergraduate and post-graduate nursing students across a number of courses since he commenced working in higher education. Neal is also an Advanced Life Support Instructor, teaching life support courses in Health and Social Care Trusts and in the University. He has worked in the fields of neurosciences and critical care since registering as a nurse, becoming a specialist practitioner and subsequently moving into education and research. Neal has published clinical, research and education papers in the fields of education and neurosciences and remains very active in these endeavours. He remains clinically active in neurosciences and remains a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (UK).
Andrea Shepherd is a Lecturer in Nursing at the School of Nursing, Ulster University and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She has taught anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology to undergraduate nursing students across a number of courses since she commenced working in higher education. Andrea is also an Advanced Life Support Instructor, teaching life support courses in Health and Social Care Trusts and in the University. She has worked in the fields of critical care and orthopaedics since registering as a nurse, becoming a specialist practitioner and subsequently moving into education. She currently takes a lead role in adult pre-registration nursing, is clinically active in critical care and remains a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (UK).
Professor Jennifer Boore is Emeritus Professor of Nursing at the School of Nursing, Ulster University. Jenny started her career as a registered nurse, followed by becoming a midwife. She practiced as a nurse and midwife in the UK and Australia for some years before returning and beginning her first degreein human biology. After working as a clinicalteacher with the degree students she obtained a Research Fellowship at the University of Manchesterand completed her PhD on pre-operative preparation of patients. From 1977 to 1984 Jenny worked as a Lecturer in Nursing at the Universities of Edinburgh and Hull and was then appointed as Professor of Nursing at the University of Ulster in 1984 (the first Professor of Nursing in Ireland). Jenny has an extensive background in education, research and professional regulation. She has taught anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology to undergraduate and post-graduate nursing students across a number of courses throughout her career. Her contributions to nursing have been recognised in achieving the honours of Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing in 1993 and Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1996. Jenny continues to be active in nursing education and research.