Understanding Ethics for Nursing Students

Author: Peter Ellis
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 9781526413444
Release Date: 2017-05-29
Genre: Medical

This book helps nursing students understand how ethics is central to the role of a nurse, and how to apply ethical thinking and decision-making to provide, safe, effective and patient-centred care.

Understanding Research for Nursing Students

Author: Peter Ellis
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 9781526459671
Release Date: 2018-10-29
Genre: Medical

If you’re learning about research for the first time, or grappling with an essay or final year project, this is the nursing research book you’re looking for. Using plain language and case studies that relate research directly to every-day nursing situations, the author guides you through the central concepts you need to know to truly understand research in nursing. Key features Each chapter is linked to the new NMC standards of proficiency for registered nurses Seven concise chapters that quickly answer the most common questions about research Activities, scenarios and case studies bring the theory to life and show why research is so important to nursing Online resources offer nine podcasts to bring topics from the book to life

Leadership Management and Team Working in Nursing

Author: Peter Ellis
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 9781526448927
Release Date: 2018-10-29
Genre: Medical

With all nurses expected to demonstrate leadership, management and team working skills it is vital that students engage with this aspect of their training as early as possible. As well as covering all of the core theory and knowledge, the authors encourage the reader to explore their own values and experiences when it comes to leadership that will help to develop emotional intelligence and a solid understanding of what good leadership and management practice looks like and why it matters to them. Key features: · Written with the needs of student nurses firmly in mind with activities and case studies that bring theory to life · Linked to the 2018 NMC standards of proficiency for registered nurses · Provides practical guidance on the immediate challenges that the new nurse will face

Safeguarding Adults in Nursing Practice

Author: Ruth Northway
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 9781473954854
Release Date: 2017-01-20
Genre: Medical

All nurses, whatever setting they work in, will encounter people who are at risk. Harrowing examples of abuse and neglect are frequently in the headlines and the nursing profession has a responsibility to play in ensuring that vulnerable patients are cared for and safeguarded. This book answers all of the big questions including: · What is neglect, what makes someone vulnerable and what role does safeguarding play? · why can safeguarding fail? What are the professional and legal responsibilities facing nurses? · What does good safeguarding look like? How can positive practice be developed? This book will serve you well: it will improve your understanding of the policy, practice and research underpinning safeguarding, and prepare you for your important role as an advocate for, and safeguarder of, the people in your care. Transforming Nursing Practice is a series tailor made for pre-registration student nurses. Each book in the series is: · Affordable · 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

Psychosocial Interventions in Mental Health Nursing

Author: Sandra Walker
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 9781446297834
Release Date: 2014-11-18
Genre: Medical

In order to give high quality care it is essential that mental health nurses have a solid grasp of the most common therapies and interventions used in mental healthcare. If nurses understand what the various interventions involve then they will be much better equipped to support patients through their recovery. This is a practical, engaging introduction to the major psychosocial interventions that demonstrates to students what the interventions are, why they are important and how they can be used. Key features - Interactive approach through realistic case studies that show how interventions can work to promote recovery - A patient centred approach considers the social as well as psychological aspects of mental healthcare - Each chapter is mapped to the relevant NMC standards and Essential Skills Clusters so that readers can see how they are meeting their professional requirements - Activities throughout challenge the reader to think critically and develop graduate skills

Understanding Psychology for Nursing Students

Author: Jan De Vries
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 9781473986831
Release Date: 2016-12-07
Genre: Medical

Do your students find psychology difficult to engage with or want a textbook that is easy to read? Would they benefit from a textbook that demonstrates how psychology applies to nursing? Right from the start of their programme it is crucial for nursing students to understand the significance of psychology in nursing. This book helps students recognise why they need to know about psychology, how it can affect and influence their individual nursing practice as well as the role it plays in health and illness. Written in clear, easy to follow language and with each chapter linking to relevant NMC Standards and Essentials Skills Clusters it simplifies the key theory and puts the discipline of psychology into context for nursing students, with clear examples and case studies used throughout. Transforming Nursing Practice is a series tailor made for pre-registration student nurses. Each book in the series is: · Affordable · 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

Law and Professional Issues in Nursing

Author: Richard Griffith
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 9781473984981
Release Date: 2017-02-25
Genre: Law

Nurses are more accountable than ever to the public, patients, their employers and the profession, so it is vital they have a clear understanding of the legal, ethical and professional dilemmas they will face in the course of their professional career. This book introduces the legal and professional requirements of safe nursing in clear, straightforward terms and helps students to understand how they apply to nursing practice. New to this edition · Fully updated in light of the revised Code (2015) · Full consideration of the new revalidation process · Greater discussion of the law relating to end of life care

Critical Thinking and Writing for Nursing Students

Author: Bob Price
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 9781473967564
Release Date: 2015-12-21
Genre: Medical

This book is a clear and practical guide to help students develop critical thinking, writing and reflection skills. It explains what critical thinking is and how students should use it throughout their nursing programme. This new edition also provides an innovative new framework that helps students appreciate different levels of critical thinking and reflection to help nursing students appreciate the requirements of degree level study. The book demonstrates the transferable nature of critical thinking and reflection from academic contexts to the real practice of nursing. Key features Clear and straightforward introduction to critical thinking directly written for nursing students, with chapters relating the subject to specific study and practice contexts Student examples and scenarios throughout, including running case studies from four nursing students and further annotated examples of student’s work on the website Each chapter is linked to the new NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters

Evidence based Practice in Nursing

Author: Peter Ellis
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 9781473968103
Release Date: 2016-05-10
Genre: Medical

Do your students ever struggle to grasp what exactly constitutes evidence or struggle to see how it applies to practice? Would you like them to feel more confident about critiquing evidence? The need for an evidence base for nursing practice is widely accepted. However, what constitutes evidence and how nurses might apply it to practice is not always clear. This book guides nursing students through the process of identifying, appraising and applying evidence in nursing practice. It explores a wide range differing sources of evidence and knowledge, and helps students to develop key skills of critiquing research and using evidence in clinical decision making.

Clinical Judgement and Decision Making in Nursing

Author: Mooi Standing
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 9781526412584
Release Date: 2017-03-27
Genre: Education

A highly practical, evidence-based guide to decision-making and clinical judgement that unlocks these vital skills crucial for safe and effective practice.

Patient Assessment and Care Planning in Nursing

Author: Lioba Howatson-Jones
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 9781473927469
Release Date: 2015-04-17
Genre: Medical

Nurses of the future need to accurately assess people of all ages, with varying mental and physical problems, across different settings and with changing health needs. This book introduces student nurses and novice practitioners to the assessment process enabling them to identify patient problems in order for solutions to be planned and implemented. Linked to the NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters for degree-level education, and with detailed case studies and scenarios demonstrating practical application of key theory, the book encourages critical thinking and urges students to consider the social, cultural, psychological and environmental factors as well as the physical symptoms that may be present when making assessments.

Ich muss verr ckt sein so zu leben

Author: Shane Claiborne
Publisher: Brunnen Verlag Gießen
ISBN: 9783765570544
Release Date: 2012-06-22
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

"Man hatte mir beigebracht, was man als Christ glaubt. Aber niemand hatte mir gezeigt, wie man als Christ lebt." Wie lebt man als Christ? Diese Frage führt Shane Claiborne auf ungewöhnliche Wege. Er reist nach Kalkutta und begleitet Mutter Teresa zu den Ärmsten der Armen - und dort begegnet er Gott auf ganz neue Weise. Seine "Bekehrung zur radikalen Nachfolge" ruiniert seine beruflichen Pläne, führt ihn in die Innenstadtghettos an die Seite der Vergessenen der Wohlstandsgesellschaft und zu Beginn des Irakkriegs 2003 als Friedensaktivist nach Bagdad. Der "Extremist der Nächstenliebe" erzählt eine Geschichte voller Leidenschaft, Kreativität und eines Glaubens, der durch kleine Taten der Liebe die Welt verändert.

Transforming Nursing Education

Author: Dr. Margaret Dexheimer Pharris, PhD, RN, MPH, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 082612559X
Release Date: 2008-09-22
Genre: Medical

"Through case studies, practical examples and in-depth analysis of successful programs, this book provides a roadmap for creating a more welcoming environment for minority students and faculty, revamping traditional teaching methods to accomodate diverse learning styles, developing and teaching a culturally competetent nursing curriculum, and removing cultural and linguistic barriers to success...this landmark book is an invaluable resource and absolutely essential reading." --Minority Nurse Magazine " Readers will learnÖ more about how to create a dynamic, inclusive and challenging learning environment that remains true to the purpose of graduating highly qualified nurses to meet the need of a diverse multiracial, multicultural, multilingual society." --Gloria Smith, RN, MPH, PhD, FAAN, FRCN Bosher and Pharris's provocative and timely volume addresses the critical need for nursing educational systems to graduate more culturally diverse nurses. This vital resource will help nursing educators critique and redesign their curricular, pedagogical, and structural systems to address this need for cultural inclusion within nursing education. Highlights of this book: Addresses barriers to success for nursing students from culturally diverse backgrounds in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand Features pedagogical strategies to help linguistically diverse students succeed in clinical settings Provides assessment practices that eliminate cultural and linguistic biases Presents initiatives for developing the leadership skills of culturally diverse students Contains detailed case studies of multicultural nurses and students Includes recommendations and questions for dialogue at the end of each chapter With this book, educators and administrators can begin to forge through the obstacles institutionalized in their nursing educational systems, and ultimately, see a more culturally inclusive educational environment.

Transforming Nursing Through Reflective Practice

Author: Christopher Johns
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781405143608
Release Date: 2009-02-05
Genre: Medical

Reflective practice has been widely adopted as a successful method for developing nursing. The second edition of Transforming Nursing through Reflective Practice provides a wealth of new insights from practitioners actively involved in reflective practice in nursing research, education, clinical practice and practice development. This invaluable book enables nurses to continually evaluate their own practice in order to inform their approaches to reflection; critique, develop and monitor their professional practice; and thereby improve the quality of their patient care. There is a greater emphasis in the new edition on transforming practice, the research base for reflective practice and grounding the reflective process in clinical practice. * Examines the contribution of reflective practice to nursing * Enables nurses to continually develop their practice and improve patient care * Includes insights from many areas of clinical practice * Explores the role of reflection in clinical supervision and research studies * Examines the role of narrative and reflective dialogue in reflective practice