Rely on this interactive, step-by-step problem-solving text/workbook to help students develop their critical thinking and client needs planning skills. They'll also be focusing on the steps of the nursing process with information and exercises that enhances their understanding and application of this process. This book and CD package is designed to enable students to learn to think like nurses while developing their diagnostic reasoning and problem-solving skills.It features vignettes throughout each chapter that clearly show how to plan, document, and deliver care across the lifespan. It provides practice activities, case studies, and care plan work sheets to enable students to demonstrate their mastery of each step of the nursing process. It introduces concept mapping. It covers a variety of care settings across the lifespan. It includes valuable appendices. It emphasizes the skills of critical thinking and effective problem solving. It also includes a student CD-ROM.