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Becoming a Nurse: Fundamentals of Professional Practice for Nursing

Becoming a Nurse: Fundamentals of Professional Practice for Nursing (Hardback)

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The guidelines and skills required to become a nurse are always changing and it can be difficult to stay up-to-date with the current standards. This book has been specifically designed to address the main skills you need to meet NMC requirements. Becoming a Nurse will demystify what you need to know while preparing you to meet NMC standards and become a confident, practising professional. The book introduces the many subjects outside the biological which are none the less essential for both pre-registration and practising nurses. This new edition has been thoroughly updated throughout, and includes four new chapters on psychosocial concepts for nursing; sociological concepts for nursing; spiritual care; and preceptorship and transition. Like the previous edition the book also covers: Law, ethics and policy Management and leadership Communication, interpersonal skills and interprofessional working Evidence based practice Medicines management Public health and professional development Each chapter is packed full of case studies, discussion question and further readings to encourage critical thinking and reflection.

It is an excellent resource to prepare you for your programme or to refresh your knowledge of NMC standards.

Medical & VeterinaryNursing & ancillary servicesNursingNursing fundamentals & skills Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 06/10/2016 ISBN-13: 9780415734042  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.  

Derek Sellman is Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Canada. Derek's interests include education for professional practice, health care ethics, and philosophy of nursing. Derek is editor of the journal Nursing Philosophy. Paul Snelling is a Principal Lecturer at the University of Worcester, UK, where he teaches on the BSc Nursing programme. Paul's research interests are in philosophy and ethics of nursing practice and professional regulation.

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