Philosophy of Nurse Education: Towards a Philosophy of Nursing and Healthcare Professional Education

Philosophy of Nurse Education: Towards a Philosophy of Nursing and Healthcare Professional Education

by Paul Standish
     
 



Philosophical issues in nursing and health care have become more evident in the academic literature. This book examines the nature of these trends in relation to the education of nurses and other health professionals. It covers a variety of philosophical perspectives, including the analytical and the postmodern. The book enhances ideas of learning, teaching,… See more details below

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Philosophical issues in nursing and health care have become more evident in the academic literature. This book examines the nature of these trends in relation to the education of nurses and other health professionals. It covers a variety of philosophical perspectives, including the analytical and the postmodern. The book enhances ideas of learning, teaching, and curriculum design through coverage of such central concepts as educative strategies, professional care, apprenticeship, practice-based learning, competence, and responsibility.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403948335
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
11/13/2007
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
1.00(w) x 1.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : philosophical enquiry into education John S. Drummond Drummond, John S. Paul Standish Standish, Paul 1

1 Nursing and the notion of virtue as a 'regulative ideal' P. Anne Scott Scott, P. Anne 33

2 Philosophy and health education : the case of lung cancer and smoking Peter Allmark Allmark, Peter Angela Tod Tod, Angela 46

3 Foucault, nurse counselling and narrative therapy Tina Besley Besley, Tina 59

4 Care, sensibility and judgement Michael Luntley Luntley, Michael 77

5 Practice and its informing knowledge : an Aristotelian understanding Joseph Dunne Dunne, Joseph 91

6 Profession and practice : the higher education of nursing Paul Standish Standish, Paul 109

7 The myth of the golden mean : professional knowledge and the problem of curriculum design Gerard Lum Lum, Gerard 129

8 Distributed cognition and the education reflex John Paley Paley, John 143

9 Particularizing the general : challenges in teaching evidence-based nursing practice Sally Thorne Thorne, Sally Rick Sawatzky Sawatzky, Rick 161

10 Little narratives of nursing : education in the postmodern university Gary Rolfe Rolfe, Gary 179

11 Care of the self in a knowledge economy : higher education, vocation and the ethics of Michel Foucault John S. Drummond Drummond, John S. 194

12 Gadamer's The enigma of health : can health be produced? Michael A. Peters Peters, Michael A. Keith Hammond Hammond, Keith John S. Drummond Drummond, John S. 210

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