Transitions in Nursing: Preparing for Professional Practice / Edition 2

Transitions in Nursing: Preparing for Professional Practice / Edition 2

by Esther Chang, John Daly
     
 

ISBN-10: 0729538362

ISBN-13: 9780729538367

Pub. Date: 10/15/2007

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Now in its fourth edition, Chang and Daly’s Transitions in Nursing continues to offer fresh insights and discussions around the issues and challenges faced by senior nursing students when making the transition to nursing practice.

Transitions in Nursing, 4th Edition is divided into three

Overview

Now in its fourth edition, Chang and Daly’s Transitions in Nursing continues to offer fresh insights and discussions around the issues and challenges faced by senior nursing students when making the transition to nursing practice.

Transitions in Nursing, 4th Edition is divided into three sections that reflect the transitional changes common to nursing students:

Section 1: From Student to Graduate Section 2: Skills for Dealing with the World of Work Section 3: Organisational Environments

Featuring contributions from a range of leading academics and clinicians, Chang and Daly’s Transitions in Nursing, 4th Edition provides students with a number of strategies that can be tested and applied in practice. Its accessible and practical approach will appeal to nursing students while offering a valuable resource for practising nurses, nurse educators and administrators.

Chang and Daly’s Transitions in Nursing, 4th Edition will continue to challenge, motivate and support all nursing students as they transition to practising, registered nurses.

Chang and Daly’s highly respected text assists students when preparing for their first nursing role by addressing key issues such as:

• Team work
• Organisational culture
• Stress management
• Communication skills
• Professional development strategies
• Self-care.

NEW chapters: - Evidence-based practice/knowledge translation: a practical guide; - Establishing and maintaining a professional identity: portfolios and career progression; - Transition into practice: the regulatory framework for nursing
• Stronger focus on organisational culture, clinical reasoning, conflict resolution, skills and competencies, and requirements of professional portfolios
• Updated Recommended Readings and revised Case Study Reflective Questions
• All chapters have been updated to reflect current practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780729538367
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/15/2007
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Ch1 Managing the transition of student to graduate nurse by Esther Chang and John Daly

Ch2 Becoming a competent, confident professional practitioner by Jill White

Ch3 Becoming part of a team by Mary Fitzgerald and Judy Amadio

Ch4 Understanding organisational culture in the community health setting by Gay Edgecombe

Ch5 Understanding organisational culture in the hospital setting by Mary Courtney, Jane Yacopetti and Claire Rickard

Ch6 Preparing for role transition by Kathleen Kilstoff and Suzanne Rochester

Ch7 Processes of change in bureaucratic environments by Patrick Crookes and Stephen Knight

Ch8 Caring for self by Judy Lumby

Ch9 Managing approaches to nursing care delivery by Patricia Davidson and Doug Elliott

Ch10 Dealing with ethical issues in nursing practice by Megan-Jane Johnstone and Elizabeth Crock

Ch11 Communication for graduate nurses by Jane Stein-Parbury

Ch12 The gendered world of nursing practice: a discussion of issues and directions by Judith Clare, Debra Jackson and Mairi Walker

Ch13 Perspectives of quality and risk management in nursing by Rhonda Griffiths and Carol Walker

Ch14 Managing emotional reactions in patients, families and colleagues by Paul Morrison and
Christine Ashley-Coe

Ch15 Developing excellence in practice: technology and the beginning nurse by Alan Barnard and Darian Ward

Ch16 Establishing and maintaining a professional profile: issues in the first year of practice by Judy Mannix, Ana Smith and Lyn Stewart

Ch17 Dealing with theory-practice gap in clinical practice by Maxine Duke, Helen Forbes and Rosalie Strother

Ch18 Reflective practice for the graduate nurse by Kim Usher, Kim Foster and Lee Stewart

Ch19 Mentoring for new graduates by Stephen Neville and Denise Wilson

Ch20 Professional career development by Margaret McMillan and Jane Conway

Ch21 Transitional programs by Leanne Cowan and Judy Boychuk Duchscher

Ch22 Managing and leading: what’s in it for you? By Sandra Speedy

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