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Developing a Philosophy of Nursing

Author : June F. Kikuchi
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What is a philosophy of nursing? What is required for its development? How is it related to contemporary conceptualizations of nursing? Answers to these and other questions are pursued by leading nursing scholars in this important new book. It will help the researcher gain a better grasp of what it will take to establish a sound philosophical basis for the development of nursing practice, education, research and administration.

Developing a Philosophy of Nursing

Author : June F. Kikuchi
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What is a philosophy of nursing? What is required for its development? How is it related to contemporary conceptualizations of nursing? Answers to these and other questions are pursued by leading nursing scholars in this important new book. It will help the researcher gain a better grasp of what it will take to establish a sound philosophical basis for the development of nursing practice, education, research and administration.

Role Development in Professional Nursing Practice

Author : Kathleen Masters
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Role Development in Professional Nursing Practice, Third Edition examines the progression of the professional nursing role and provides students with a solid foundation for a successful career. This essential resource includes recommendations from current research and utilizes a comprehensive competency model as its framework.Key Features:* Incorporates the Nurse of the Future (NOF): Nursing Core Competencies, based on the AACN's Essentials of Baccalaureate Education, the IOM's Future of Nursing Report, and QSEN competencies, throughout the text* "Competency Boxes" highlight knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA) required of the professional nurse * Includes new case studies and content congruent with recommendations from the Carnegie Foundation and the Institute of Medicine * Provides updated information on evidence-based research, informatics, legal issues, the healthcare delivery system, and future directionsAccompanied by Instructor Resources:* Save time with a Test Bank and sample syllabi* Encourage critical thinking using sample professional development assignments* Plan classroom lectures using PowerPoint Presentations created for each chapterNavigate eFolio: Role Development in Professional Nursing Practice, a fully supported and hosted online learning solution featuring an ebook and course management tools is also available for this text. Navigate eFolio transforms how students learn and instructors teach by bringing together authoritative and interactive content aligned to course objectives, with student practice activities and assessments, an ebook, and reporting tools For more information visit go.jblearning.com/Mastersefolio.

Developing Nursing Knowledge

Author : Beth L. Rodgers
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This text offers a comprehensive discussion of philosophies that are relevant to the conceptualization and development of the knowledge base and discipline of nursing. Coverage progresses from classical philosophy to the rationalism of Descartes, the roots of modern science in British empiricism, the evolution of modern science, and the concept of interpretive inquiry. Also included are chapters on the knowledge-practice connection and models for nursing knowledge development. This book explores how philosophy shapes aspects of nursing and provides students with a much richer and fuller understanding of how nursing works, how it can be approached most effectively, and how it might be shaped to advance in the future.

Perspectives on Philosophy of Science in Nursing

Author : E. Carol Polifroni
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This book helps you provide a well-rounded doctoral curriculum. The philosophy of science is essential to the core of doctoral study in nursing. This text presents historical and contemporary thinking on this significant subject. Readers will find a wealth of information from a variety of philosophers and conceptualizers of Western science. The text's approach stimulates analysis and reflection for enhanced learning. Coverage straddles the balance between nurse and non-nurse philosophers with discussion and reflective questions, and includes thoughts about nursing as a science and an art. Students will learn to recognize the connection between an understanding of philosophic inquiry and scientific investigation -- or research -- in nursing. Compatibility: BlackBerry® OS 4.1 or Higher / iPhone/iPod Touch 2.0 or Higher /Palm OS 3.5 or higher / Palm Pre Classic / Symbian S60, 3rd edition (Nokia) / Windows Mobile™ Pocket PC (all versions) / Windows Mobile Smartphone / Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP/Vista/Tablet PC

Nursing Staff Development

Author : Russell C. Swansburg
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Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing

Author : Bessie L. Marquis
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Now in its Sixth Edition, this foremost leadership and management text incorporates application with theory and emphasizes critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making. More than 225 case studies and learning exercises promote critical thinking and interactive discussion. Case studies cover a variety of settings, including acute care, ambulatory care, long-term care, and community health. The book addresses timely issues such as leadership development, staffing, delegation, ethics and law, organizational, political, and personal power, management and technology, and more. Web links and learning exercises appear in each chapter. An Instructor's CD-ROM includes a testbank and PowerPoint slides.

Effective Nursing Leadership

Author : Virginia K. Baillie
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Specifically a practical, how-to reference, Effective Nursing Leadership addresses the personal and interpersonal aspects of productive leadership and the benefits inherent to this approach.

Theoretical Nursing

Author : Afaf Ibrahim Meleis
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This text guides you through the evolution of nursing's theoretical foundations and examines the ways in which these principles influence the practice of the discipline."--Jacket.

Management and Leadership for Nurse Managers

Author : Russell C. Swansburg
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This edition of the highly acclaimed Management and Leadership for Nurse Managers offers theoretical and practical perspectives on the major management functions as they are practiced in today's organizations. The author introduces current and future nurse managers to the challenges of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. The most recent research on management theory is incorporated throughout the book in the context of its practical application. New coverage includes total quality management, pay-for-performance, the rising temporary workforce, and downsizing.