Transforming Nursing Practice is a series tailor made for pre-registration student nurses. Each book in the series is:
* Mapped to the NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters
* Focused on applying theory to practice
* Full of active learning features
`The set of books is an excellent resource for students. The series is small, easily portable and valuable. I use the whole set on a regular basis.'
Fiona Davies, Senior Nurse Lecturer, University of Derby
Whatever stage you are at in your nursing career leadership, management and team working skills will be central to your role as a modern nurse. The book has been carefully crafted to equip you with these skills helping you to understand why leadership and management is so important, how it fits in with your daily practice and what the key theory and knowledge is. It will be a valuable resource for all three years of the nursing degree and a tool to help you grow into a nurse leader of the future.
* Written with the needs of student nurses firmly in mind with activities and case studies that bring theory to life
* Linked to the latest NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters for pre-registration nursing education
* Provides practical guidance on the immediate challenges that the new nurse will face
About the Authors
Peter Ellis is Nursing Director at Hospice in the Weald, Pembury, Kent.
Shirley Bach is Head of the School of Health Sciences at the University of Brighton.
Peter Ellis is Nursing Director at Hospice in the Weald, Pembury, Kent. Prior to this he was Senior Lecturer in Nursing at Canterbury Christ Church University, where he taught on pre-registration, post-registration and Master's level courses. Peter's clinical background is in renal nursing. Peter has taught at universities since 1998 and has particular expertise in research design, evidence-based nursing, renal nursing, leadership and ethics. Peter has been writing on nursing issues since 1990 and is author of four books in the Transforming Nursing Practice series. Professor Shirley Bach is Head of the School of Health Sciences at the University of Brighton with responsibility for a wide range of health professional education. Previously she was head of post-graduate studies and has developed curriculum for undergraduate and pre-registration courses in a variety of subject domains. Nursing experience outside of the UK, in acute care settings and in primary care has given her a rich background from which to draw on in supporting the curricular of future nursing courses. In the past, she has specialised in health psychology and the application of psychology to health and illness settings. Recently, she has promoted the development of caring sciences from a European perspective. Since 2008 she has been lead professional editor for the Transforming Nursing Practice series.
Introduction Experience of Management and Leadership Teams and Team Work Working with Individuals in Teams Conflict Management and Negotiation Skills Coaching, Mentoring and Clinical Supervision Frameworks for Management and Leadership Improving Care, Change Management and Entrepreneurial Skills Creating a Learning Environment Developing Confidence as a Manager and Leader