Educating Nurses

Author : Patricia Benner
ISBN : 9780470557150
Genre : Education
File Size : 30.89 MB
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Praise for Educating Nurses "This book represents a call to arms, a call for nursing educators and programs to step up in our preparation of nurses. This book will incite controversy, wonderful debate, and dialogue among nurses and others. It is a must-read for every nurse educator and for every nurse that yearns for nursing to acknowledge and reach for the real difference that nursing can make in safety and quality in health care." —Beverly Malone, chief executive officer, National League for Nursing "This book describes specific steps that will enable a new system to improve both nursing formation and patient care. It provides a timely and essential element to health care reform." —David C. Leach, former executive director, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education "The ideas about caregiving developed here make a profoundly philosophical and intellectually innovative contribution to medicine as well as all healing professions, and to anyone concerned with ethics. This groundbreaking work is both paradigm-shifting and delightful to read." —Jodi Halpern, author, From Detached Concern to Empathy: Humanizing Medical Practice "This book is a landmark work in professional education! It is a must-read for all practicing and aspiring nurse educators, administrators, policy makers, and, yes, nursing students." —Christine A. Tanner, senior editor, Journal of Nursing Education "This work has profound implications for nurse executives and frontline managers." —Eloise Balasco Cathcart, coordinator, Graduate Program in Nursing Administration, New York University
Category: Education

Clinical Wisdom And Interventions In Acute And Critical Care Second Edition

Author : Patricia Hooper-Kyriakidis, PhD, MSN
ISBN : 9780826105745
Genre : Medical
File Size : 64.26 MB
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2011 AJN Book of the Year Winner in Critical Care--Emergency Nursing! "[This book is] a lavishly detailed guide to the essence of becoming an expert nurse...I believe this book will secure a place on most educators' and expert clinicians' bookshelves. Every once in a while a better book comes along; this is one of those times." From the foreword by Joan E. Lynaugh, PhD, RN, FAAN Professor Emeritus, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing A classic research-based text in nursing practice and education, this newly revised second edition explains, through first-hand accounts of the hard-earned experiential wisdom of expert nurses, the clinical reasoning skills necessary for top-tier nursing in acute and critical settings. It provides not only the most current knowledge and practice innovations, but also reflects the authors' vast experience using the first edition in practice and educational settings. This updated edition includes new interviews from acute care, critical care, perioperative nurses, and more. Attention is paid to current IOM and nursing guidelines for systems approaches to patient safety, with education and leadership implications described throughout. It is an essential resource for undergraduate and graduate nursing educators, students, administrators, and managers seeking to improve systems of care and leadership in clinical practice. Key Features Articulates major areas of knowledge and skill in acute, critical care, and perioperative nursing practice Provides vivid, first-hand accounts of hard-earned wisdom that facilitate clinical imagination, reflection, and lifelong learning Assists faculty, educators, APNs, and mentors in teaching nurses how to recognize recurring clinical syndromes and patterns Bridges the gap from theory to practice in dynamic patient care situations Embraces the complexity of caring for the critically ill and their families
Category: Medical

From Detached Concern To Empathy

Author : M.D., Ph.D. Jodi Halpern
ISBN : 0199747717
Genre : Medical
File Size : 23.48 MB
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Physicians recognize the importance of patients' emotions in healing yet believe their own emotional responses represent lapses in objectivity. Patients complain that physicians are too detached. Halpern argues that by empathizing with patients, rather than detaching, physicians can best help them. Yet there is no consistent view of what, precisely, clinical empathy involves. This book challenges the traditional assumption that empathy is either purely intellectual or an expression of sympathy. Sympathy, according to many physicians, involves over-identifying with patients, threatening objectivity and respect for patient autonomy. How can doctors use empathy in diagnosing and treating patients rithout jeopardizing objectivity or projecting their values onto patients? Jodi Halpern, a psychiatrist, medical ethicist and philosopher, develops a groundbreaking account of emotional reasoning as the core of clinical empathy. She argues that empathy cannot be based on detached reasoning because it involves emotional skills, including associating with another person's images and spontaneously following another's mood shifts. Yet she argues that these emotional links need not lead to over-identifying with patients or other lapses in rationality but rather can inform medical judgement in ways that detached reasoning cannot. For reflective physicians and discerning patients, this book provides a road map for cultivating empathy in medical practice. For a more general audience, it addresses a basic human question: how can one person's emotions lead to an understanding of how another person is feeling?
Category: Medical

Teaching Iom

Author : Anita Ward Finkelman
ISBN : 9781558102699
Genre : Medical
File Size : 82.62 MB
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Category: Medical

Pathways To A Nursing Education Career

Author : Judith A. Halstead
ISBN : 9780826106537
Genre : Medical
File Size : 89.61 MB
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Written by two recognized national leaders in nursing education, Pathways to a Nursing Education Career is a vital resource for novice nurse educators and graduate students who are beginning careers in nursing education. This experiential text, written in a conversational tone, helps readers through the challenging and overwhelming transition from a nursing practice role to a nursing faculty role. It draws upon the authors' own experiences to identify strategies for transition and to help readers grow in their new nurse educator role. Key features: An explanation of the unique characteristics of each type of educational institution Content that is appropriate for nursing faculty in any academic setting, including community, liberal arts, and comprehensive or research universities Case studies that illustrate the variety and challenges of new faculty roles Reflective questions called "Think Abouts" that support reflective thinking
Category: Medical

Expertise In Nursing Practice Second Edition

Author : Patricia Benner RN, PhD, FAAN
ISBN : 082618703X
Genre : Medical
File Size : 45.33 MB
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Named a 2013 Doody's Core Title! Nursing practice is a complex and varied field that requires precision, dedication, care, and expertise. Clinicians must have both the skills and the tools to attend to changes in patients' responses, recognize trends, and understand the nature of their patients' conditions over time. This book clearly delineates the skills needed to become an expert nurse. In this new edition, the editors present a report of a six-year study of over 130 hospital nurses working in critical care. Expanding upon the study conducted in the previous edition, this new book documents and analyzes hundreds of new clinical narratives that track the development of clinical skill acquisition, including caring, clinical judgment, workplace ethics, and more. Highlights of this book: Includes transitional guidance for nurses new to the field Discusses the primacy of caring and the importance of good clinical judgment Includes new practice models, including the Dreyfus Model of Skill Acquisition Provides guidelines for strengthening the nurse-patient relationship Presents implications for nursing education and patient safety Ultimately, this work defines expertise in nursing practice. The book serves as a valuable resource that will enable nurses to expand their knowledge base, cultivate their clinical skills, and become successful experts in nursing practice.
Category: Medical

Mastering The Teaching Role

Author : Barbara K Penn
ISBN : 9780803620896
Genre : Medical
File Size : 73.19 MB
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AJN Book of the Year 2008! Turn to this team of expert nurse educators for down-to-earth, practical guidance on the common concerns and problems faced by new teachers in the classroom. Whether you have questions about teaching and learning principles, the technical aspects of planning a course, managing a classroom, or evaluating learning, you’ll find the answers here. You’ll even find advice on professional issues in the higher education setting and strategies for a successful career.
Category: Medical

Classroom Skills For Nurse Educators

Author : Carolyn Chambers Clark
ISBN : 9780763749750
Genre : Medical
File Size : 42.54 MB
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"Assists both new and seasoned nurse educators in creatively applying pedagogical theory in the classroom. The text provides successful teaching strategies and skills, as well as dynamically illustrates interactive simulations and approaches that will help invovlve students in active, independent learning."--
Category: Medical

The Future Of Nursing

Author : Committee on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the Institute of Medicine
ISBN : 9780309158237
Genre : Medical
File Size : 83.61 MB
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The Future of Nursing explores how nurses' roles, responsibilities, and education should change significantly to meet the increased demand for care that will be created by health care reform and to advance improvements in America's increasingly complex health system. At more than 3 million in number, nurses make up the single largest segment of the health care work force. They also spend the greatest amount of time in delivering patient care as a profession. Nurses therefore have valuable insights and unique abilities to contribute as partners with other health care professionals in improving the quality and safety of care as envisioned in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) enacted this year. Nurses should be fully engaged with other health professionals and assume leadership roles in redesigning care in the United States. To ensure its members are well-prepared, the profession should institute residency training for nurses, increase the percentage of nurses who attain a bachelor's degree to 80 percent by 2020, and double the number who pursue doctorates. Furthermore, regulatory and institutional obstacles -- including limits on nurses' scope of practice -- should be removed so that the health system can reap the full benefit of nurses' training, skills, and knowledge in patient care. In this book, the Institute of Medicine makes recommendations for an action-oriented blueprint for the future of nursing.
Category: Medical

Think Like A Nurse

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ISBN : 0989936961
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You can't know it all and you don't need to. But what content in nursing school is most important and must be mastered so you can successfully transition to real-world clinical practice after graduation? What character and personality traits must the nurse possess to be a true health care professional?THINK Like a Nurse! Practical Preparation for Professional Practice was written to answer these questions and teach the concept of "thinking like a nurse" so every nursing student who graduates knows the essence of what is required for professional nursing practice. Every new nurse needs a mentor to guide them as he or she ventures out on this new journey. Join the author as he shares what he has learned about caring for others over thirty years of clinical practice. You'll be encouraged to take a look "under the hood" and identify your strengths as well as weaknesses as a novice nurse. Once a weakness has been identified, practical tools and strategies are presented so they can be remedied and become your strength!
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