The Art of Nursing: A Practical Introduction / Edition 1

The Art of Nursing: A Practical Introduction / Edition 1

by Carolyn Cooper
     
 

Using rich nursing narratives from practicing nurses as well as scholarly conceptual sources, this book paints a vivid picture of the diversity and richness embodied in the artful practice of nursing. These stories illustrate the forms of knowledge used by nurses and demonstrate essential nursing concepts, such as care, spirituality, presence, compassion, self-care,… See more details below

Overview

Using rich nursing narratives from practicing nurses as well as scholarly conceptual sources, this book paints a vivid picture of the diversity and richness embodied in the artful practice of nursing. These stories illustrate the forms of knowledge used by nurses and demonstrate essential nursing concepts, such as care, spirituality, presence, compassion, self-care, and advocacy. Readers will also examine obstacles that can interfere with their successful performance as a nurse and discover ways of overcoming these challenges.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721682167
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
08/03/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Sales rank:
381,460
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

WHAT NURSES KNOW · Acquiring Nursing Knowledge · Personal Knowledge · Ethical Knowledge · THE ART OF NURSING · Caring for Patients · Advocacy for Patients · Advocacy for Populations · Supporting Spirituality · Response of Compassion · The Presence of the Nurse · Caring for Oneself

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