Foundations of Nursing, 1e is specifically designed for the vocational training market. This new Australian textbook reflects core concepts from a highly successful US nursing textbook, Foundations of Basic Nursing 3e, which has been developed, modified and repurposed for the HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing qualification. The text is distinguished by: Detailed mapping to both HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Div 2 Nursing) and HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing qualifications. Cross referencing to Tollefson, Bishop et al Essential Clinical Skills. A unique chapter ' Student Skills for Success ' an introduction to study skills, development of critical thinking, study strategies and career development A detailed chapter on Diagnostic Testing within the scope of practice Comprehensive ancillary material ' including PowerPoints and Lesson Plans for instructors, and a CourseMate Express companion website complete with quizzes, video clips, animations and more for students Foundations of Nursing, 1e provides a clear and fresh approach to the study of nursing; straightforward and heavily illustrated with colour photos of procedures.