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Ch 14: Understanding Rest & Sleep in Nursing

About This Chapter

Explore fun video lessons and take short quizzes to strengthen your understanding of rest and sleep in nursing. These study resources can successfully improve your ability to excel on a test that assesses your comprehension of this subject.

Understanding Rest & Sleep in Nursing - Chapter Summary

Get a quality understanding of rest and sleep in nursing by watching short online videos at home or on-the-go. This chapter enables you to study states of consciousness, the sleep cycle, hypnosis, psychoactive drugs and other rest and sleep topics without setting foot in a traditional classroom. Boost your knowledge with help from top instructors. In no time, you will be prepared to do the following:

  • List and describe various states of consciousness
  • Describe stages of the sleep cycle
  • Share factors that influence sleep and rest
  • Differentiate between and describe hypnosis and meditation
  • Discuss the impact of psychoactive drugs on cognitive states

Feel free to view these lessons as videos that average about 8 minutes each, or scroll down to access full transcripts you can print or read online. Accompanying each lesson is a short quiz designed to test your comprehension of the concepts it covers. If you want a broader review of the lessons and a confirmation that you understand rest and sleep in nursing, be sure to take the practice chapter exam. All study resources in this chapter are accessible 24/7 from via computer or mobile device.

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