Now in its second edition, this textbook continues to provide all the information nursing and healthcare students need to know about `what is legal' and `how to decide what is right' in order to practice safely and ethically.
Focusing on the skills that are labor-intensive to teach and pose the greatest risk to patient safety, this course helps students to review and evaluate their competency before performing skills in the clinical setting.
This handbook presents information for supervisors, supervisees and managers who are involved in implementing clinical supervision. Over 50 questions are identified and each self-contained answer can be read in five minutes.
Nursing students require a unique guide to communication and interpersonal skills to help them succeed on both placement and in academic work. Nursing: Communication skills in practice is a one stop shop of the theory and practice of communication for all care settings, and professional needs during the pre-registration course.
This text examines all aspects of the training/development of effective supervisors in health care organizations. Topics covered include: initial identification of the need to improve the quality of supervision, the design of training, the selection of participants, and the evaluation of training.
Supervision has continued to spread from the professions of counseling, psychotherapy and social work, into all medical professions and into education, coaching, mentoring and human resources management. This book includes fresh techniques for supervising in groups, and the CLEAR model for structuring the process of a supervision session.
This text draws attention to how nurses organize ward life. As well as revealing the enormous range of skills that make up the complexity of nursing practice, the analysis details how nurses' conduct does more than deliver care to the individual patients.
Suitable for foundation nursing students, this book focuses on the in-depth knowledge required by nurses to deliver care in the practice setting. It includes exercises to encourage reflection on practice and develop critical thinking skills. It also promotes the expansion of professional knowledge through the development of portfolio evidence.
This text contains a comprehensive presentation of the roles and issues related to advanced nursing practice. The book defines and describes all the competencies that make up advanced nursing practice including: direct clinical practice; consultation; coaching; and ethical decision making.
Designed to meet the needs of nursing students undertaking common foundation programme, this book aims to explain how and why sensitive, holistic and evidence-based nursing care is carried out. It provides students on foundation nursing and health care programmes with material to achieve the NMC outcomes required for entry into branch programmes.
Examines the nature, generation and development of professional knowledge in the health professions, with emphasis on physiotherapy, occupational therapy, medicine and nursing. This user-friendly resource book is accessible for practitioners, clinical educators, tertiary educators, research students and researchers.
Offers an introduction to the background theory and application of models in nursing practice. This edition provides an introduction to the world of models for students of nursing, whether at an introductory level or for those returning to study in order to improve their knowledge.
Offers a comprehensive discussion of philosophies that are relevant to the conceptualization and development of the knowledge base and discipline of nursing. This book includes chapters on the knowledge-practice connection and models for nursing knowledge development. It explores how philosophy shapes aspects of nursing.
A `one stop shop' for foundation degree students, Nursing Associates and first year Nurses. It covers the core modules, supporting students' learning and achievement, and preparing them for their future roles.
Essential reading for all degree and diploma nursing students from the outset of training, providing an invaluable introduction to the skills in critical thinking that are pre-requisite to competent, accountable and professional nursing practice.
Sets out basic principles for providing patient education as an integral part of nursing care. It challenges the view that simply giving information is enough and investigates strategies for improving the effectiveness of patient education.
The Oxford Dictionary of Medical Quotations is the one book that all doctors will want on their shelves. Packed with quotations both old and new, from the famous, and the not so famous, this book will be both a valuable reference work, and a source of considerable entertainment.
A useful textbook for pre-registration nursing students. It provides introduction to nursing and prepares you for entry into your chosen nursing branch. It includes case studies and activities to develop and test your knowledge.
Useful for nursing students and those that support them throughout their clinical learning journey, this book says that nursing students experience feelings of stress, alienation, and disempowerment as a consequence of problems they encounter while on clinical placement. It is designed to facilitate a smoother transition through this phase.
Presents a comprehensive explanation of the major nursing models that influence nursing practices. This title focuses on the applications of nursing models to many areas of nursing practice and shows how models can influence the way nurses think and act and how the patients, their families and communities can be enhanced as a result.
This dictionary includes 10,000 A-Z entries on all areas of biomedicine. It also covers terms from related areas, including anatomy, genetics, pathology, pharmacology, and clinical medicine. Fully cross-referenced and with web links, this is a clear and authoritative guide to an increasingly important area of medicine.
Packed full of resources to aid learning and with all chapters tied closely to the NMC standards, this book explains how to support student nurses from the day that they arrive on placement in six straightforward, concise and clear chapters, and covers essential topics including assessment, the role of the sign-off mentor and team-working.
Helping to equip student nurses and midwives with the confidence, knowledge and skills needed for working with families to support and protect children, the book covers the full spectrum of safeguarding work, from professional issues such as boundaries, confidentiality, referral and accountability through to multi-agency working.
Helps you reflect key issues of nurse education and practice today. Covering all nursing education including teaching patients, clients and their families, this book combines theoretical principles and practical application to appeal to nurse educators, students and clinicians in practice.
This lively, informative book provides a valuable guide for all nurses who want to know more about clinical supervision, and will enable both supervisors and supervisees to get the most out of the supervisory experience.
Presents nurses with a comprehensive overview of the evolving marketplace, emphasizing the need to develop and maintain professionalism. This book includes material on professional nursing roles, nursing management and leadership theories, quality improvement processes, and working in diverse and international communities.
Compiles writings that bring levity to the serious and challenging world of the nursing profession. This title features articles filled with insights into the diverse situations and issues that confront nursing students and nursing professionals every day. It includes over 100 pieces of whimsical and witty writings by or about nurses.
Provides an account of the Roper-Logan-Tierney model of nursing, including in-depth discussion of its conceptual development, its place within the wider body of nursing theory and a critique of its application in practice. This book concludes with a discussion of the place of this model for nursing.
Emerging from a study of physician education by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Educating Physicians calls for a major overhaul of the present approach to preparing doctors for their careers.
'She should never have kept the business going after her husband died. Running a betting shop is no job for a woman. Especially when she's got bad legs.' After a short stay at hospital herself, Evelyn Prentis wondered what was in store for her when she returned to work.
How do health and social care professionals learn their practice? What can the professions learn from each other? This book offers an account of changes in practice education in the UK - looking at the way in which it is organized and the way in which it is conceptualized.