Essentials Of Teaching And Learning In Nursing Ethics

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Overview

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. This book aims to fill a gap with an in-depth exploration of nursing ethics content from the western philosophical tradition and some of the methods used in teaching this content. It addresses cross-cultural issues in using specific ethics content. It also reveals the poverty of the present dualism model in nursing ethics and replace this with a more complex and more useful model that invites debate. Its scope is both wide and deep but that is needed to enrich the basis for teaching nursing ethics.

• Outlines and critiques all current ethical theories and considers their application to nursing practice
• Explores ethical issues in numerous cultures
• Includes case studies drawn from a range of countries
• Written by leading nurse educators and philosophers in the field

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"The book is separated into four distinct parts. The second section on Virtue, Caring and Feminist ethics is thorough, well written and orientated towards a nursing interpretation. Each of the chapters in this section remains pragmatic in application to clinical practice.

Although primarily written for teachers and students of healthcare ethics, this book deserves a wider readership because it helps develop the agendas in nursing ethics."

Lecturer, University of Leeds
Journal of Community Nursing. May 2007. Vol 21 issue 5

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780443074806
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 2/1/2006
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Pages: 386
  • Product dimensions: 0.80 (w) x 7.44 (h) x 9.69 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Section 1: Brief history of nursing ethics; Social ethics; Religious ethics and secular ethics. Section 2: Theoretical content of nursing ethics for education and practice virtue ethics content; Virtue ethics critique; Virtue ethics and nursing. Section 3: Principle-based ethics content; principle-based ethics critique; principle-based ethics and nursing. Section 4: Caring ethics content; Caring ethics critique; Caring ethics and nursing. Section 5: Feminist ethics content; Feminist ethics critique; Feminist ethics and nursing. Section 6: Teaching nursing ethics; Aims and purposes of teaching nursing ethics; Case studies. International perspective on ethical issues. The future of nursing ethics.
(See separate file for detailed contents list)

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