Australian & New Zealand Fundamentals of Nursing provides comprehensive coverage of fundamental nursing concepts, skills and standards of practice that will challenge introductory nursing students to learn and apply critical thinking skills for culturally diverse populations in a variety of environments. Research, evidence-based practice issues are highlighted to help students prepare for delivering care across a continuum of settings. This book highlights the core themes of nursing, including nurse, person, health and environment. This text is complemented by the text Clinical Psychomotor Skills: Assessment tools for Nursing by Joanne Tollefson and Elspeth Hillman. New to Edition Adapted from the well respected DeLaune & Ladner text, Fundamentals of Nursing: Standards and Practice, to suit the nursing scope of practice, regulatory, cultural, legal, ethical requirements for students in Australia and New Zealand. This fundamental text links closely with our text Clinical Psychomotor Skills: Assessment tools for Nurses 6th edition, allowing students to easily match theory to clinical practice. As part of the adaptation process, our core and contributing authors have worked closely together to add 4 NEW chapters relevant to this region covering Palliative care, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, Rural and remote health and Mental health A full suite of online interactive and visual resources in CourseMate have been developed to support student learning and revision.