9780803621305

Nurses and Families: A Guide to Family Assessment and Intervention

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  • ISBN13:

    9780803621305

  • ISBN10:

    0803621302

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/30/2009
  • Publisher: F a Davis Co
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Summary

With a clear focus on clinical nursing practice, this is the only textbook that provides specific how-to guidelines for family assessment and intervention. It's the ideal "how to" book for promoting better family health care. Written by leading authorities on family nursing.

Author Biography

Lorraine M. Wright, RN, Phd Professor Emeritus of Nursing, University of Calgary Calgary, Alberta, Canada Dr. Wright is also an author, international lecturer, and consultant in family nursing and family therapy. She is a member of the Canadian Nurses Association and a Clinical Member, Approved Supervisor, and Fellow of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. Dr. Wright is a graduate of the Calgary General Hospital, University of Alberta, University of Hawaii, and Brigham Young University. Maureen Leahey, RN, PhD Manager, Mental Health Outpatient Program Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Dr. Leahey is also an Adjunct Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing and Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, and a registered psychologist. She is a member of the Canadian Nurses Association and a Clinical Member, Approved Supervisor, and Fellow of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. Dr. Leahey is a graduate of Cornell University New York Hospital School of Nursing and the University of Calgary.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. xiii
Family Assessment and Intervention: An Overviewp. 1
Theoretical Foundations of the Calgary Family Assessment and Intervention Modelsp. 19
The Calgary Family Assessment Modelp. 47
The Calgary Family Intervention Modelp. 143
Family Nursing Interviews: Stages and Skillsp. 169
How to Prepare for Family Interviewsp. 183
How to Conduct Family Interviewsp. 211
How to Do a 15-Minute (or Shorter) Family Interviewp. 245
How to Use Questions in Family Interviewingp. 261
How to Avoid the Three Most Common Errors in Family Nursingp. 275
How to Document Family Interviewsp. 285
How to Terminate with Familiesp. 315
Indexp. 333
The "How To" Family Nursing Series (DVD, Streaming Video)p. 345
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