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Nursing in Context

Nursing in Context

Policy, Politics, Profession

  • Author: Michael Traynor
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 1137152958
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 184
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Nursing in Context introduces the most important topics and debates for today's nurses and does this with a combination of readability, wit, criticality and sophistication demanded by degree-level students. Providing a critical historical and political insight into the issues that affect nurses - including professional regulation, the 'crisis of care', NHS restructures, whistle-blowing and poor performance – this book explores the development of key concepts in modern professional practice, so that they are more than just buzzwords to be learned and remembered. Drawing on the author's research in nursing and healthcare over the past twenty years, the text offers real-life examples of how politics, policy and practice interact, and ends with a positive picture for the future of nursing from trusted leaders of the profession. Nursing in Context provides students with a graduate-level understanding of what it means to be a nurse today. It is an ideal resource for studying professional issues.

Psychology and Sociology in Nursing

Psychology and Sociology in Nursing

  • Author: Benny Goodman
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 1526451638
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 248
  • View: 1934
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This book explores sociology and psychology relevant to nursing and explains why it is so important to understand these disciplines in order to be a good nurse. It is written specifically for nursing students, and clearly explains the key concepts using nursing case studies and examples. Chapters move from individual and personal issues onto society as a whole and explore the psychological and sociological basis that underpins all aspects of nursing practice. Key features: All content linked to the sociological and psychological requirements in the NMC standards of proficiency for registered nurses Activities to help build critical thinking, independent learning and decision-making skills Case studies and scenarios that link sociological and psychological theory to nursing practice A key text for nursing students in all fields of practice

Essentials of Nursing Practice

Essentials of Nursing Practice

  • Author: Catherine Delves-Yates
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 1473927692
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 744
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Get 24 months FREE access to an interactive eBook* when you buy the paperback! (Print paperback version only, ISBN 9781473929579) A Unique Blend of Digital and Print Learning Resources! Essentials of Nursing Practice is a ground-breaking new resource which introduces nursing students to the core topics they need to master during their first year and beyond. It brings the study of nursing to life across all four fields of nursing, in all settings, focussing on what it takes to be the best nurse you can be through person-centred compassionate care. Unlike any other book it uniquely blends digital and print learning resources to engage all styles of learners and to provide lecturers with helpful resources to use in their teaching. More than just a book! An accompanying interactive eBook links to extra resources including videos, case studies, interactive revision quizzes, flashcards, study plans and more. Students can use the eBook to study where and when they want, and read, annotate and search the book on a tablet, laptop or PC. All these resources are also available through SAGE edge - visit https://edge.sagepub.com/essentialnursing to find out more. (Please note that the free access to these resources is only available when you purchase the Print copy of this textbook) Key features of the print and eBook help students to: • Understand: Colourful easy-to-navigate design, chapter topic lists, study plans and knowledge links help students to quickly grasp what they need to know and how topics are interrelated. • Apply: Real voices from students, patients and nurses, case studies with questions, clinical skills videos, and anatomy and physiology revision help students apply knowledge in placements or practical assessments. • Go further: 'What's the Evidence' summaries of research, critical thinking activities, links to SAGE journal articles, useful websites and further reading help students prepare for essays or for the next stage of their course. • Revise: Chapter summaries, test-yourself interactive questions and key term flashcards help students do their best at assessments and exams. Advisory Editors Learning Disabilities: Robert Jenkins and Ruth Northway, University of South Wales Child Nursing: Carol Hall, The University of Nottingham Mental Health: Steven Trenoweth, University of Bournemouth Adult Nursing: Karen Elcock, Kingston University London Clinical Skills: Fiona Everett and Wendy Wright, University of the West of Scotland *interactivity only available through Vitalsource eBook

Policy and Politics in Nursing and Healthcare - Revised Reprint

Policy and Politics in Nursing and Healthcare - Revised Reprint

  • Author: Diana J. Mason,Judith K. Leavitt,Mary W. Chaffee
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323242413
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 793
  • View: 9911
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Featuring analysis of healthcare issues and first-person stories, Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Carehelps you develop skills in influencing policy in today's changing health care environment. 145 expert contributors present a wide range of topics in policies and politics, providing a more complete background than can be found in any other policy textbook on the market. Discussions include the latest updates on conflict management, health economics, lobbying, the use of media, and working with communities for change. The revised reprint includes a new appendix with coverage of the new Affordable Care Act. With these insights and strategies, you'll be prepared to play a leadership role in the four spheres in which nurses are politically active: the workplace, government, professional organizations, and the community. Up-to-date coverage on the Affordable Care Act in an Appendix new to the revised reprint.Comprehensive coverage of healthcare policies and politics provides a broader understanding of nursing leadership and political activism, as well as complex business and financial issues.Expert authors make up a virtual Nursing Who's Who in healthcare policy, sharing information and personal perspectives gained in the crafting of healthcare policy.Taking Action essays include personal accounts of how nurses have participated in politics and what they have accomplished.Winner of several American Journal of Nursing "Book of the Year" awards! A new Appendix on the Affordable Care Act, its implementation as of mid-2013, and the implications for nursing, is included in the revised reprint.18 new chapters ensure that you have the most up-to-date information on policy and politics.The latest information and perspectives are provided by nursing leaders who influenced health care reform with thePatient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010.

Professional Nursing Concepts

Professional Nursing Concepts

  • Author: Anita Finkelman,Carole Kenner
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • ISBN: 1449646069
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 524
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Professional Nursing Concepts: Competencies for Quality Leadership, Second Edition takes a patient-centered, traditional approach to the topic of nursing education and professional development. This dynamic text engages students in recognizing the critical role that nurses play in health care delivery, and focuses on the five core competencies for health professions as determined by the Institute of Medicine (IOM). The book is divided into four sections: *The Profession of Nursing *The Healthcare Context *Core Healthcare Professional Competencies *The Practice of Nursing Today Two new chapters are included in this edition: *Health Promotion, Disease Prevention, and Illness: A Community Perspective *The Future: Transformation of Nursing Practice Through Leadership

Professional Nursing Concepts

Professional Nursing Concepts

  • Author: Visiting Faculty Northeastern University Nurse Consultant Anita Finkelman,Carole Kenner
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • ISBN: 1284048896
  • Category:
  • Page: 610
  • View: 927
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Professional Nursing Concepts: Competencies for Quality Leadership, Third Edition takes a patient-centered, traditional approach to the topic of nursing education. An ideal text for teaching students how to transition from the classroom to practice, it focuses on the core competencies for health professionals as determined by the Institute of Medicine (IOM). Completely updated and revised, the new edition incorporates the latest findings from the IOM s Future of Nursing report. New to this edition is a chapter on success in a nursing education program, more case studies throughout, a new electronic reflection journal activity in each chapter, and new appendices on quality improvement (QI), staffing and a healthy work environment, and getting the right position."

Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care

Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care

  • Author: Diana J. Mason,Judith K. Leavitt,Mary W. Chaffee
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323316069
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 816
  • View: 2025
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Featuring analysis of healthcare issues and first-person stories, Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care helps you develop skills in influencing policy in today's changing health care environment. Approximately 150 expert contributors present a wide range of topics in policies and politics, providing a more complete background than can be found in any other policy textbook on the market. Discussions include the latest updates on conflict management, health economics, lobbying, the use of media, and working with communities for change. With these insights and strategies, you'll be prepared to play a leadership role in the four spheres in which nurses are politically active: the workplace, government, professional organizations, and the community. Comprehensive coverage of healthcare policies and politics provides a broader understanding of nursing leadership and political activism, as well as complex business and financial issues. Expert authors make up a virtual Nursing Who's Who in healthcare policy, sharing information and personal perspectives gained in the crafting of healthcare policy. Taking Action essays include personal accounts of how nurses have participated in politics and what they have accomplished. Winner of several American Journal of Nursing "Book of the Year" awards! 18 new chapters ensure that you have knowledge of the most up-to-date information on policy and politics. The latest information and perspectives are provided by nursing leaders who influenced health care reform with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010.

Professional Nursing Concepts: Competencies for Quality Leadership

Professional Nursing Concepts: Competencies for Quality Leadership

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • ISBN: 1449617255
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Professional Nursing Concepts: Competencies for Quality Leadership

Professional Nursing Concepts: Competencies for Quality Leadership

  • Author: Anita Finkelman,Carole Kenner
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • ISBN: 1449656102
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 564
  • View: 5741
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Professional Nursing Concepts: Competencies for Quality Leadership takes a patient-centered, traditional approach to the topic of nursing education and professional development. This dynamic text engages students in recognizing the critical role that nurses play in healthcare delivery. Divided into four sections, this text has a unique framework and exclusively covers the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) five core competencies on quality and healthcare for all healthcare professionals. The first section introduces students to the history of the nursing profession, and covers such topics as nursing education, regulation, and accreditation. Section two explores the healthcare context in which nursing is practiced including continuum of care, health promotion, disease prevention, and illness, nursing ethics, and the nurse’s role in health policy. The third section focuses on each of the five core competencies set forth by the IOM, and the final section focuses on the practice of nursing today and in the future particularly exploring the critical issue of the nursing shortage and the transformation of nursing practice.

Professional Nursing

Professional Nursing

Concepts & Challenges

  • Author: Beth Perry Black
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1455702706
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 381
  • View: 1131
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Rev. ed. of: Professional nursing / Kay Kittrell Chitty, Beth Perry Black. 6th ed. c2011.