Becoming a Nurse in the 21st Century / Edition 1

Becoming a Nurse in the 21st Century / Edition 1

by Ian Peate
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470027290

ISBN-13: 9780470027295

Pub. Date: 10/09/2006

Publisher: Wiley

This is an accessible guide aimed at student nurses, introducing them, and guiding them through the Nursing and Midwifery Council's approved programmes of education for Registered Nurse status. Every programme of study that prepares a student to become a proficient registered nurse must be approved by the NMC and adhere to its standards and guidelines.

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This is an accessible guide aimed at student nurses, introducing them, and guiding them through the Nursing and Midwifery Council's approved programmes of education for Registered Nurse status. Every programme of study that prepares a student to become a proficient registered nurse must be approved by the NMC and adhere to its standards and guidelines.

The book is broken in to four sections based on the four proficiencies stated by the NMC: Professional and Ethical Practice; Care Delivery; Care Management and Personal and Professional Development. It presents these proficiencies in an easy to understand and implement way, making it easily accessible for both students, and registered nurses who will find it a useful reference for their work and development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470027295
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/09/2006
Series:
Wiley Series in Nursing Series
Pages:
522
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.05(d)

Table of Contents

Author. 

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

I: Professional and Ethical Practice.

1. Professional Practice.

2. Ethical and legal issues.

3.  Diversity and culture.

II: Care Delivery.

4. Therapeutic relationships.

5. Health promotion.

6. Assessment of needs.

7. Partnerships.

8. Evidence based practice.

9. Socio cultural issues.

10. Evaluating care.

11. Clinical decision making.

III: Care Management.

12. Quality care.

13. Inter-professional working.

14. Competence, accountability and delegation.

15. Key skills.

IV: Personal and Professional Development.

16. Continuing professional development.

17. Teaching and learning in clinical practice.

Review Responses.

Glossary of terms.

Abbreviations Commonly Used in Health Care.

Index.

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