Advancing Nursing Practice in Cancer and Palliative Care

Advancing Nursing Practice in Cancer and Palliative Care

By: David Clarke (editor), Kevin Kendrick (editor), Jean Flanagan (editor)Paperback

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This volume critically explores and analyses the themes and pragmatics of advancing nursing practice in relation to cancer and palliative care. Written by a team of experienced practitioners and educationalists, each chapter considers key elements of advanced practice in terms of conceptual, practical and organizational themes. Case studies are used throughout to encourage the reader to take a reflective stance on the way in which the themes of the text can be applied to practice. The book should be a useful resource for cancer and palliative care nurses wanting to advance and lead practice effectively.

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DAVID CLARKE is Nursing Lecturer and Course Leader for BHSc in Nursing Practice at the University of Leeds. He has extensive experience of teaching and curriculum design. JEAN FLANAGAN is Macmillan Lecturer and Course Leader for the MHSc in Advancing Nursing Practice at the University of Leeds. She has extensive experience of cancer nursing and palliative care and has written widely in this area. KEVIN KENDRICK was Assistant Director of Learning and Teaching in the Nursing Division at the University of Leeds. He has written widely and published widely, particularly in such fields as Nursing Ethics, Education, Care of the Dying, Reflective Practice and Advancing Clinical Excellence.


SECTION ONE The Advancing Role of Nurses in Cancer Care; J. Flanagan, C.Lane, D.Clarke & K.Kendrick The Critical Essence of Advanced Practice in Cancer and Palliative Care Nursing; G.Bryczynska Beyond the Theory Practice Gap: The Contribution of Theory in Nursing; D.Clarke Advancing Practice Through Research; S.Holmes SECTION TWO Innovations in Cancer Therapeutics; C.Jack Advancing Practice in Family Nursing across the Cancer Continuum; J.Flanagan, S.Holmes & D.McInnes Spirituality: Its Dynamics and Purpose in Nursing a Person with a New Diagnosis of Cancer; K.Kendrick & N.Hughes Advancing Practice in Cancer Care Ethics; P.Dodsworth & S.Robinson Withdrawing Treatment: Ethical Issues at the End of Life; J.Holt SECTION THREE Making Advanced Practice a Reality: An International Perspective; J.Steell Cancer and Palliative Care Nursing: The Influence of Policy; A.Fatchett Developing Leadership in Nursing; G.Collinson The Future of Cancer and Palliative Care Services in the UK; Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/08/2002
  • ISBN13: 9780333777664
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780333777664
  • weight: 426
  • ISBN10: 0333777662

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