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Transitions In Nursing

Author : Esther Chang
ISBN : 9780729542111
Genre : Nursing
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This text recognises the issues and challenges faced by senior students making the transition to nursing practice. This book offers motivating discussion and insight to facilitate the shift from university to the workplace.This edition is restructured into three sections: From Student to Graduate; Skills for Dealing with the World of Work; and Organisational Environments. All chapters have been fully revised and updated with consistent pedagogical features. Themes addressed in the text include: learning to work in teams; understanding organisational structure; stress management for nurses; communication with patients and families; and professional development strategies. This book brings together a team of academics and clinical practitioners of the highest calibre. The text stimulates students' and nurses' interest in theory and concepts while providing strategies that can be tested and applied in nursing practice.
Category: Nursing

Transitions In Nursing E Book

Author : Esther Chang
ISBN : 9780729580823
Genre : Medical
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New edition of the essential text for senior nursing students transitioning to professional nursing practice. Now in its third edition, the popular Transitions in Nursing continues to recognise the issues and challenges faced by senior students making the transition to nursing practice. Transitions in Nursing, 3rd Edition: Preparing for Professional Practice offers motivating discussion and insight to facilitate the shift from university to the workplace. This third edition is restructured into three sections: From Student to Graduate; Skills for Dealing with the World of Work; and Organisational Environments. All chapters have been fully revised and updated with consistent pedagogical features. Themes addressed in the text include: learning to work in teams; understanding organisational structure; stress management for nurses; communication with patients and families; and professional development strategies. Also new to this new edition of Transitions in Nursing are two new chapters on Clinical Leadership and Continuing Competence for Practice. This new content reflects recent changes in Australian clinical practice, policies, procedures and National Registration requirements for nurses. Transitions in Nursing, 3rd Edition: Preparing for Professional Practice brings together a team of academics and clinical practitioners of the highest calibre. The text stimulates students’ and nurses’ interest in theory and concepts while providing strategies that can be tested and applied in nursing practice. • Consistent pedagogical features in each chapter, including: o Learning Objectives o Key Words o Introduction o Activities in body of the text o Conclusion o Short Case Studies followed by Reflective questions o Recommended Readings for further exploration of issues o Updated References
Category: Medical

Transitions In Nursing

Author : Esther Chang
ISBN : 9780729538367
Genre : Medical
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"Transitions in Nursing is an important book for undergraduate nurses and recent graduates as they move from student nurse to graduate nurse. As with the 1st edition, this book has been written by a breadth of Australian academics and clinical nurse practitioners. Unique in its Australian foundation and application, this book deals with all the professional issues nursing students need to consider as they prepare to move from university to the workplace of the graduate nurse. CONTENTS ."--Provided by publisher.
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Transitions In Nursing Ebook

Author : Esther Chang
ISBN : 9780729587310
Genre : Medical
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Transitions in Nursing is a clear and contemporary resource that assists students as they transition to practising, registered nurses. Written by renowned editors, Esther Chang and John Daly, the fifth edition places a strong focus on competencies, clinical reasoning, critical thinking, reflective practice and professional frameworks, offering fresh insights and suggestions to support senior nursing students and recent graduates when faced with key issues during the transition to practice. Offering a range of strategies and a practical approach, Transitions in Nursing is a valuable resource that challenges and motivates students, educators and administrators throughout key stages of the transition to professional nursing practice. Emphasis on self-care and stress management help you to reflect on the psychosocial aspects of the overall transition experience Increased focus on conflict resolution provides you with clear strategies and skills when dealing with the world of work Stronger insights into primary healthcare help strengthen your understanding within the Australian and New Zealand nursing context Updated research and literature provide contemporary insights into key issues including organisational culture, communication with patients and families, learning to work in teams and professional development strategies Additional resources on Evolve eBook on VitalSource Instructor and Student Resources Two additional case studies and reflective questions on each chapter Chapter 8 reinforces concepts of self-care and stress management to reflect and enhance psychosocial aspects of the overall transition experience Chapter 14 has an increased focus on conflict resolution NEW chapter Understanding Primary Healthcare provides a comprehensive ANZ overview of primary healthcare nursing NEW evolve resources An eBook included in all print purchases
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Professional Transitions In Nursing

Author : Alister Hodge
ISBN : 9781760635596
Genre : Medical
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Written by clinical lecturers, Professional Transitions in Nursing provides a practical and accessible guide to the core knowledge and skills required by nurse graduates entering the Australian workforce for the first time. Part I focuses on the structure of the Australian healthcare system and the national competency standards. The authors examine key issues including ethics, law and codes of conduct as well as the leadership, team-building and communication skills necessary in a constantly changing and high-pressure environment. Part II outlines the clinical skills and practices a nurse graduate must master including clinical assessment, risk management and reporting, management plans, diagnostics reasoning, collaboration with other health professionals and working with patients from diverse backgrounds. A special feature is an analysis of issues in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nursing practice. The authors also outline health information systems and technologies and how to utilise these most effectively. Part III looks at career planning and lifelong learning with advice on applying for a nursing position and continual professional development. This is an essential reference for both nursing graduates and overseas qualified nurses seeking to pursue a career in Australia. 'This text will be of tremendous use to new graduate nurses, nurses relocating from overseas and those of us who support these nurses during their transitions. The language is easily accessible and important content about everyday nursing practice is discussed in a practical and logical way. A particular strength is the use of research to support key points of discussion.' Professor Andrea Marshall, Professor of Acute and Complex Care Nursing, Griffith University 'This book is a must-have for undergraduates, newly graduated and overseas qualified registered nurses entering the Australian healthcare workforce for the first time. Written by experienced nurses, the book provides essential up-to-date information that is presented in an easily accessible way. I highly recommend this book.' Associate Professor Jacqueline Bloomfield, Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney 'For educators supporting student, new graduate and international graduate nurses, this text will be an important resource and is superbly structured to guide curriculum development and delivery.' Dr Danny Hills, Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Monash University
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Theoretical Nursing

Author : Afaf Ibrahim Meleis
ISBN : 0781736730
Genre : Medical
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This text guides you through the evolution of nursing's theoretical foundations and examines the ways in which these principles influence the practice of the discipline."--Jacket.
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Transitions Theory

Author : Afaf I. Meleis, PhD, DrPS (hon), FAAN
ISBN : 0826105351
Genre : Medical
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"It is very exciting to see all of these studies compiled in one book. It can be read sequentially or just for certain transitions. It also can be used as a template for compilation of other concepts central to nursing and can serve as a resource for further studies in transitions. It is an excellent addition to the nursing literature." Score: 95, 4 Stars. --Doody's "Understanding and recognizing transitions are at the heart of health care reform and this current edition, with its numerous clinical examples and descriptions of nursing interventions, provides important lessons that can and should be incorporated into health policy. It is a brilliant book and an important contribution to nursing theory." Kathleen Dracup, RN, DNSc Dean and Professor, School of Nursing University of California San Francisco Afaf Meleis, the dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, presents for the first time in a single volume her original "transitions theory" that integrates middle-range theory to assist nurses in facilitating positive transitions for patients, families, and communities. Nurses are consistently relied on to coach and support patients going through major life transitions, such as illness, recovery, pregnancy, old age, and many more. A collection of over 50 articles published from 1975 through 2007 and five newly commissioned articles, Transitions Theory covers developmental, situational, health and illness, organizational, and therapeutic transitions. Each section includes an introduction written by Dr. Meleis in which she offers her historical and practical perspective on transitions. Many of the articles consider the transitional experiences of ethnically diverse patients, women, the elderly, and other minority populations. Key Topics Discussed: Situational transitions, including discharge and relocation transitions (hospital to home, stroke recovery) and immigration transitions (psychological adaptation and impact of migration on family health) Educational transitions, including professional transitions (from RN to BSN and student to professional) Health and illness transitions, including self-care post heart failure, living with chronic illness, living with early dementia, and accepting palliative care Organization transitions, including role transitions from acute care to collaborative practice, and hospital to community practice Nursing therapeutics models of transition, including role supplementation models and debriefing models
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Nursing Transition To Professional Practice

Author : Rob Burton
ISBN : 9780199568437
Genre : Medical
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To successfully complete the transition from being a final year pre-reg nursing student to becoming a qualified staff nurse, students need to understand and practice the responsibilities and roles of the registered nurse. This book outlines the principles of professional practice and the skills of the qualified nurse.
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Encyclopedia Of Nursing Research Third Edition

Author : Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN
ISBN : 9780826107510
Genre : Medical
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Named a 2013 Doody's Essential Purchase! Named a "Choice Outstanding Academic Title" for 2007 and an "AJN Book of the Year" The award-winning Encyclopedia of Nursing Research, now in its third edition, is the comprehensive resource for tracking developments in the field. With over 20 new areas of research, and meticulous updates of original entries, the encyclopedia presents key terms and concepts and their application to practice. Pithy entries provide the most relevant and current research perspectives, and will be a starting point for future content and references. Nurse researchers, educators, students, and all clinical specialties will find the encyclopedia an important introduction to the breadth of nursing research today. New topics include NIH-funded research areas, a comprehensive survey of major nursing research journals, addictions care, palliative care, translational science, simulation, trauma care, family-centered care, mild cognitive impairment, active surveillance for cancer care, workplace and empowerment research, nurse engagement, nurse-physician collaboration, CAM and empowerment research, spirituality, synthesis and action research, mixed methods research, systematic review, ethnopharmacology, and more. Key Features: Includes NIH-funded research topics Provides a comprehensive survey of major nursing research journals Adds over 20 new areas of research and updates original entries Written by over 200 nursing research experts Organized alphabetically for easy access to information
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Transitions

Author : Becki Hawkins
ISBN : 0984744509
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A collection of short stories from the author's experiences with patients during her thirty-year career in nursing and hospice care.
Category: Biography & Autobiography