Medical-Surgical Nursing Care (4th Edition)

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For students enrolled in licensed practical/vocational nursing programs (LPN/LVN)

 

A Practice-Based Approach to Nursing Care

Medical-Surgical Nursing Care, Fourth Edition gives students an in-depth understanding of the common diseases and disorders that affect adult patients.It provides a strong foundation for caring by emphasizing pathophysiology, nursing care, and patient teaching.

 

The material in Nursing Care is presented in an easily-accessible format with streamlined content and a clear writing style that makes it easy for students to absorb information. Study aids throughout the text also help students focus less on memorization and more on practice and the integration of new material into their critical thought-processes.  

 

The Fourth Edition includes new content and features that will help students grow and develop as practical/vocational nurses.

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About the Author:

Karen M. Burke, RN, MS

Karen M. Burke is a nursing education consultant with experience as a nurse educator, program director, and nursing education program manager for the Oregon State Board of Nursing. She obtained her initial nursing education at Emanuel Hospital School of Nursing in Portland, Oregon, later completing baccalaureate studies at Oregon Health & Sciences University and a master’s degree at University of Portland. Ms. Burke has extensive clinical nursing experience in acute care and community-based settings, as well as more than 25 years of experience in nursing education.

 

As a nurse educator, Ms. Burke is known as a leader and an innovator. She has been actively involved in nursing education in Oregon, participating in the development of the Oregon Consortium for Nursing Education (OCNE), an educational consortium of a public university and local community colleges to develop and deliver a competency-based nursing curriculum that prepares graduates for practice in a rapidly changing health care environment. She also has been active in helping to develop innovative clinical models. Ms. Burke values the nursing profession and believes in the importance of a strong education in the art and science of nursing for all students entering the profession. Her commitment to access to quality education and health care has led to service on the boards of directors for Clatsop Community College and Clatsop Care Center Health District, as well as Supporters of the Oregon Consortium for Nursing Education (SOCNE).

 

Ms. Burke and her husband Steve love to garden, travel, and spend time with their extended family. Ms. Burke also enjoys a passion for quilting and accumulating and gradually completing multiple UFOs (unfinished objects).

 

Elaine L. Mohn-Brown, RN, EdD, CMSRN

Elaine L. Mohn-Brown received her diploma in nursing from Akron General Medical Center School of Nursing in Akron, Ohio. She has baccalaureate and master’s degrees in nursing and health education from Metropolitan State College, United States University, and University of Northern Colorado, and a doctor of education degree in higher education administration from Brigham Young University. She has worked in critical care units in Ohio and Colorado. She holds current national certification in medical–surgical nursing.

 

Her first teaching position was as a practical nursing instructor at Larimer County Vocational-Technical Center in Colorado. For the past 35 years, she has been on the faculty of the ADN Program at Chemeketa Community College in Salem, Oregon. Through thought-provoking classroom presentations and hands-on acute care medical–surgical experiences, she encourages students to question, use critical thinking skills, and understand the rationale for their nursing care. She has implemented an extensive orientation program for novice nursing faculty at Chemeketa Community College. In 2005 she developed Clinical Teaching in Oregon, a DVD to educate new clinical nursing faculty, and in 2009 she coauthored an online nursing faculty orientation program for several Oregon ADN programs.

 

Dr. Mohn-Brown serves as a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Nurse Educator and has been a program evaluator for the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. She has published nationally and conducts workshops at the national and international level.

 

Her love of nursing and teaching has taken her to numerous international and national conferences. When not working, she and her husband, Gene, spend time traveling. She enjoys photography, flower gardening, and needle arts.

 

Linda Eby, RN, MN

Linda Eby received her baccalaureate and master’s degrees in nursing from Oregon Health and Sciences University. She has 39 years of experience in nursing. Her nursing practice has been in critical care, home health/hospice, and psychiatric mental health nursing. As a clinical nurse specialist in clinical genetics, she coordinated the Prenatal Genetics Clinic at OHSU. As a member of the Portland Community College Federation of Faculty and Academic Professionals, she serves as an advocate for the rights of education employees and students.


Ms. Eby has been teaching nursing at the community college level for 29 years. Her current teaching areas are nursing fundamentals, diabetes care, transcultural nursing, cardiovascular nursing, and psychiatric mental health nursing. Her special teaching interest is students who are non-native speakers of English. She is the coordinator of aNursing Student Success Program, which serves these as well as immigrant students, and other nontraditional students. She has consulted and conducted workshops on teaching diverse students of nursing. In 2012 she traveled to Africa to study the evolution of culture and nursing care in the third world. Fortunately, she has two wonderful daughters, Kate and Monica, a partner named John, a good dog named Benito, and a garden to provide balance in her life.

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