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Best Practice Guideline for the Subcutaneous Administration of Insulin in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes

This Best Practice Guideline focuses its recommendations on four areas: (1) Practice Recommendations directed at the nurse; (2) Education Recommendations directed at the competencies required for practice; (3) Organization and Policy Recommendations directed at practice settings and the environment in order to facilitate nurses’ practice; and (4) Evaluation and monitoring indicators.

$30.00
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Care and Maintenance to Reduce Vascular Access Complications

This best practice guideline focuses on assisting all nurses in diverse practice settings, both institutional and community, who provide care to clients requiring vascular access.

$32.00
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Decision Support for Adults Living with Chronic Kidney Disease

Self-management and decision support are recognized as integral components of many models for chronic disease prevention and management (Improving Chronic Illness Care, 2005; World Health Organization, 2002). Canadians generally wish to participate in decisions about their health (O’Connor et al., 2002, 2003) and patients and families want providers to listen to their views and preferences (Coulter, 2005). As well, professional standards of practice and guidelines call for patient inclusion in care planning (College of Nurses of Ontario [CNO], 2006a; RNAO, 2006).

$30.00
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Developing and Sustaining Nursing Leadership

The panel has developed this best practice guideline to identify and describe:

Leadership practices that result in healthy outcomes for nurses, patients/clients, organizations and systems;
System resources that support effective leadership practices;
Organizational culture, values and resources that support effective leadership practices;
Personal resources that support effective leadership practices;
Anticipated outcomes of effective nursing leadership.

$40.00
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Embracing Cultural Diversity in Health Care: Developing Cultural Competence

This guideline provides an overview of the most compelling evidence that leaders at every level can use to embed work places with a culture that moves all team members past knowing about diversity to understanding it, accepting the differences it brings to work settings, & finally to seeking and embracing it.

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End of Life Care During the Last Days and Hours

This guideline will provide evidence- based recommendations for Registered Nurses and Registered Practical Nurses on best nursing practices for end-of-life care during the last days and hours.This guideline focuses on recommendations for adults, aged 18 years and older, who have reached the part of the illness trajectory that includes the last days and hours of life.

$35.00
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Enhancing Healthy Adolescent Development

This nursing best practice guideline includes multiple strategies which will direct nursing practice in enhancing healthy adolescent development across diverse contexts (e.g. developmental stages, ethnicity, environmental supports, socioeconomic status, geography [urban/rural, North/South], life situations) and settings (e.g. family, home, school, peer group, community, workplace).

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Establishing Therapeutic Relationships

This guideline addresses the qualities and capacities of an effective therapeutic relationship, the state of knowledge, and the knowledge needed to be effective. To implement a therapeutic relationship successfully, an organization's characteristics and workplace values must be supportive and in place. An organization readiness assessment based on the best practice recommendations is provided.

This guideline will include the 2006 revised supplement

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Interventions for Postpartum Depression

The focus of this guideline is on the confirmation, prevention, and treatment of mothers with depressive symptoms in the first postpartum year. This guideline will benefit community, family practice, and hospital-based nurses, as well as other health professionals caring for postpartum women.

$32.00
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