Nursing can be complex and challenging to new students and trainee practitioners. Key Concepts in Nursing provides a much needed guide to the central topics and debates which shape nursing theory, policy and contemporary practice. From assessment to ethics, and leadership to risk management, the book offers a comprehensive yet concise guide to the professional field.
Each entry features:
" a snapshot definition of the concept;
" a broader discussion addressing the main issues and links to practice;
" key points relevant to the entry;
" case studies to illustrate the application to practice;
" examples of further reading.
Highly readable, with clear indexing and cross referencing, this is an ideal book for trainees to turn to for learning more about key issues in nursing practice and education. It meets the validation requirements of all training programmes and will also be invaluable for nurses continuing their professional education, those returning to practice and for mentoring.
Accountability - Mike ThomasAdvocacy - Moyra A. BaldwinAssessment - Victoria RidgwayAutonomy - Jill McCarthyBiological Determinants of Need - Jan WoodhouseCaring - Pat RoseClinical Governance - Linda Meredith and Ian Pierce-HayesCommon Sense - Sue PhillipsCommunication - Geoff AstburyCompassion - Carole CapperCompetence - Andrea McLaughlinConfidence - Carole CapperCoping - Tom MasonCrisis Management - Jan BartonData, Information, Knowledge - Adam KeenDignity - Victoria RidgwayDiversity - Julie Bailey-McHaleEducator - Jean Mannix and Annette McintoshEmpathy - Tom DonovanEmpowerment - Ann BryanEnvironment - Elizabeth Mason-WhiteheadEquality - Mary MaloneEthics - Alison HobdenEvidence-Based Practice - Margaret EdwardsFeedback - Irene CookeGuilt - John StruthersHolistic Care - Kay ByattInequalities in Health - Alison WhileLeadership - Geoff WattsManager - Jenni Templeman and Heather CooperManaging Change - Linda MeredithManaging Technology - Neil Hosker and Peter HinmanMentoring - Helen Carr and Janice GidmanNurturing - Frances Wilson and Jan WoodhousePain - Paul BarberProblem-Solving - Jane QuigleyProfessional Development - Maureen Wilkins and Annette McintoshRealism - Cathy ThompsonRecord Keeping - Anne WaughReflection - Janice Gidman and Jean MannixRehabilitation - Sandra FlynnRelationship between the Individual and Society - Andy LovellResearcher - Peter BradshawRespect - Moyra A. BaldwinRisk Management - Bob HeymanRole Model - Dianne PhippsSense of Humour - John StruthersTeam Work - Alan GeeUser Involvement - Julie DulsonValue - Tony Warne and Sue Mcandrew
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