Critical Thinking and Reflection for Mental Health Nursing Students (Transforming Nursing Practice Series)

Critical Thinking and Reflection for Mental Health Nursing Students (Transforming Nursing Practice Series)

By: Marc Roberts (author)Paperback

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The ability to reflect critically is a vital nursing skill. It will help your students to make better decisions, avoid errors, identify good and bad forms of practice and become better at learning from their experiences. The challenges they will face as a mental health nurse are complex so this book breaks things down to the foundations helping them to build critical thinking and reflection skills from the ground up. Key features: * Covers the theory and principles behind critical thinking and reflection * Explores the specific mental health context and unique challenges students are likely to face as a mental health nurse * Applies critical thinking to practice but also to academic study, showing how to demonstrate these skills in assignments

About Author

Dr Marc Roberts is a researcher, writer and lecturer with extensive and varied experience working in mental health practice and education. In addition to having clinical experience in mental health care he also has an academic background in philosophy. His research is therefore concerned with the way in which critical thinking, critical reflection and philosophy more generally can contribute to the theory and practice of contemporary mental health care.


Introduction Critical Thinking Critical Reflection Developing Critical Mental Health Practice Self and Values Others and Difference Interventions and Involvement Academic Standards Critical Evaluation Critical Writing Glossary

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781473913127
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 160
  • ID: 9781473913127
  • weight: 300
  • ISBN10: 1473913128

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