Do your students find maths and medications challenging?
Would you like to be able to give your students more personalised support and feedback?
Would you like to provide more support for students with varying mathematical ability?
Numeracy in Nursing and Healthcare Australian Edition with MyMathLab is the perfect package to help your students prepare for their nursing program.
The text begins with basic addition and subtraction and builds to more advanced principles such as drug administration and common clinical measurements.
By illustrating how mathematical theory is relevant to clinical practice, Numeracy in Nursing and Healthcare is a great tool to help increase student confidence.
Since 2001, MyMathLab has helped over 5 million students succeed at maths at more than 1,850 colleges and universities Worldwide. An online personalised MyMathLab study plan helps to diagnose individual student strengths and weaknesses and provides further interactive practice. MyMathLab also provides instant support at the click of a button, ensuring that students have help at their fingertips whatever the time of day, and never get left behind. Visit www.pearson.com.au/shihab with your code to login or register for MyMathLab.
In adapting this book for Australian nurses the authors have used familiar language, drug names, symbols and acronyms applicable to Australian settings and nursing practice.
References to web resources have been updated to reflect Australian material, as appropriate.
It is more than a drug calculation - incorporates most aspects of numeracy "skills" required in clinical practice.
An initial test will work out areas you need the most practice in so that you overcome your weakest points and numeracy becomes easy
At the click of a button in MyMathLab you receive personal tutoring and immediate feedback on each individual question
‘Help Me Solve This’ shows you a break down of the question, and explanation on how to tackle it
There are thousands of MyMathLab questions to practice with!
Web links direct you to further reading and examples
You can easily customise the MyMathLab for Shihab: Numeracy in Nursing and Healthcare to suit your specific course and student needs.
A powerful grade book enables you to review student progress individually and against specific areas of competency so that topics on which students struggle become instantly apparent.
Simple assessment building tools enable you to produce self-marking, multi-facetted question tests in minutes, not the weeks these would normally take to write, distribute and grade.
Pearl Shihab has wide experience of nursing and midwifery in both hospital and community settings. She has spent the last eleven years teaching biosciences on healthcare programmes and supporting students lacking in maths skills.
· Elspeth Hillman – Lecturer, James Cook University. Has been a Registered Nurse since 1978; working in metropolitan, rural and remote locations and associated with the School of Nursing since in 1994 – as sessional, tutorial and laboratory leader; clinical facilitator. Teaching and research interests include clinical facilitation and adult acute care.
· Snezana Stolic - RN BN MAppSc GradCertEd, Lecturer, PhD candidate, Queensland University of Technology. Has been a registered nurse since 1989 working primarily in cardiac nursing and critical care units. Specialty clinical areas include pain management, chronic diseases, intensive care patients and cardiac nursing. She began her education career at Griffith University in 2005 moving to QUT in 2010. Snez has taught across the three years of the undergraduate Bachelor of Nursing program and is currently working on a PhD in nursing with a focus on symptom management and quality of life for people with acute coronary syndrome.
· Caryn West, Lecturer, James Cook University. Has been a registered nurse for some years and have primarily worked in the peri-operative environment in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Specialty clinical area is pain management, acute, chronic and pain research. Currently completing a PhD in nursing with a focus on the link between chronic pain and family resilience.