NURSES AND FAMILIES A Guide to Family Assessment and Intervention

Author: Lorraine Wright, RN, PhD, Maureen Leahey, RN, PhD
Affiliation: University of Calgary; Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Publisher: F.A. Davis Company
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN 10: 0803627394
ISBN 13: 9780803627390
Edition: 6th

Description:

The ideal "how-to" book! * Innovative ideas to increase critical thinking * Practical guidelines for family interviewing * Clinical tools, skills and examples * Breaches the boundaries of practice, education and research Harness the power of the nurse-family relationship! Use the thoroughly revised evidence-based Calgary Family Assessment and Intervention Models to competently and compassionately assess and intervene with families experiencing illness, loss, and/or disability. From theory to practice, polish the skills you need to... * Use questions in family interviewing more effectively * Conduct a fifteen minute family interview * Avoid the three most common errors in family nursing * Create genograms for families with multiple unions, parents and siblings * Prepare, conduct, terminate, and document family interviews

Table of Contents

Front Matter

  • ABOUT
  • DEDICATION
  • REVIEWERS
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  • INTRODUCTION

Family Assessment and Intervention: An Overview

  • EVOLUTION OF THE NURSING OF FAMILIES
  • FAMILY ASSESSMENT
  • CALGARY FAMILY ASSESSMENT MODEL: AN INTEGRATED FRAMEWORK
  • INDICATIONS AND CONTRAINDICATIONS FOR A FAMILY ASSESSMENT
  • NURSING INTERVENTIONS: A GENERIC DISCUSSION
  • NURSING INTERVENTIONS FOR FAMILIES: A SPECIFIC DISCUSSION
  • DEVELOPMENT, IDENTIFICATION, AND IMPLEMENTATION OF NURSING INTERVENTIONS WITH FAMILIES
  • FAMILY RESPONSES TO INTERVENTIONS
  • CALGARY FAMILY INTERVENTION MODEL: AN ORGANIZING FRAMEWORK
  • NURSING PRACTICE LEVELS WITH FAMILIES: GENERALIST AND SPECIALIST
  • CONCLUSIONS
  • References

Theoretical Foundations of the Calgary Family Assessment and Intervention Models

  • POSTMODERNISM
  • SYSTEMS THEORY
  • CYBERNETICS
  • COMMUNICATION THEORY
  • CHANGE THEORY
  • BIOLOGY OF COGNITION
  • CONCLUSIONS
  • References

The Calgary Family Assessment Model

  • STRUCTURAL ASSESSMENT
  • DEVELOPMENTAL ASSESSMENT
  • FUNCTIONAL ASSESSMENT
  • CONCLUSIONS
  • References

The Calgary Family Intervention Model

  • DEFINITION AND DESCRIPTION
  • INTERVENTIVE QUESTIONS
  • INTERVENTIONS TO CHANGE THE COGNITIVE DOMAIN OF FAMILY FUNCTIONING
  • INTERVENTIONS TO CHANGE THE AFFECTIVE DOMAIN OF FAMILY FUNCTIONING_
  • INTERVENTIONS TO CHANGE THE BEHAVIORAL DOMAIN OF FAMILY FUNCTIONING
  • CLINICAL EXAMPLES
  • CONCLUSIONS
  • References

Family Nursing Interviews: Stages and Skills

  • THE NINE-STAR FAMILY NURSE: MULTISKILLED WITH DIVERSE ROLES
  • EVOLVING STAGES OF FAMILY NURSING INTERVIEWS
  • TYPES OF SKILLS
  • DEVELOPMENT OF FAMILY NURSING INTERVIEWING SKILLS
  • CONCLUSIONS
  • References

How to Prepare for Family Interviews

  • IDEAS ABOUT THE NURSE-FAMILY RELATIONSHIP
  • HYPOTHESIZING
  • INTERVIEW SETTINGS
  • WHO WILL BE PRESENT
  • FIRST CONTACT WITH THE FAMILY
  • RESISTANCE AND NONCOMPLIANCE
  • CONCLUSIONS
  • References

How to Conduct Family Interviews

  • GUIDELINES FOR FAMILY INTERVIEWS
  • GUIDELINES FOR THE REMAINING INTERVIEWING PROCESS
  • CLINICAL CASE EXAMPLE
  • CONCLUSIONS
  • References

How to Use Questions in Family Interviewing

  • QUESTIONS IN CONTEXT
  • CONCLUSIONS
  • References

How to Do a 15-Minute (or Shorter) Family Interview

  • KEY INGREDIENTS
  • PERSONAL EXAMPLE OF INVOLVING FAMILY IN NURSING PRACTICE
  • PROFESSIONAL EXAMPLE OF A BRIEF FAMILY INTERVIEW WITHOUT FAMILY MEMBERS PRESENT
  • CONCLUSION
  • References

How to Move Beyond Basic Family Nursing Skills

  • FAMILY NURSING SKILLS IN CONTEXT
  • BEYOND BASIC SKILLS
  • CLINICAL VIGNETTES
  • CONCLUSIONS
  • References

How to Avoid the Three Most Common Errors in Family Nursing

  • ERROR 1: FAILING TO CREATE A CONTEXT FOR CHANGE
  • ERROR 2: TAKING SIDES
  • ERROR 3: GIVING TOO MUCH ADVICE PREMATURELY
  • CONCLUSIONS
  • References

How to Terminate With Families

  • DECISION TO TERMINATE
  • PHASING OUT AND CONCLUDING TREATMENT
  • REFERRAL TO OTHER PROFESSIONALS
  • CONCLUSIONS
  • References

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