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Educating Nurses: A Call for Radical Transformation (Jossey-Bass/Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Series) / Edition 1

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Educating Nurses: A Call for Radical Transformation (Jossey-Bass/Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Series) / Edition 1

Praise for Educating Nurses

"This book represents a call to arms, a call for nursingeducators and programs to step up in our preparation of nurses.This book will incite controversy, wonderful debate, and dialogueamong nurses and others. It is a must-read for every nurse educatorand for every nurse that yearns for nursing to acknowledge andreach for the real difference that nursing can make in safety andquality in health care."
Beverly Malone, chief executive officer, NationalLeague for Nursing

"This book describes specific steps that will enable a newsystem to improve both nursing formation and patient care. Itprovides a timely and essential element to health carereform."
David C. Leach, former executive director,Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

"The ideas about caregiving developed here make a profoundlyphilosophical and intellectually innovative contribution tomedicine as well as all healing professions, and to anyoneconcerned with ethics. This groundbreaking work is bothparadigm-shifting and delightful to read."
Jodi Halpern, author, From Detached Concern toEmpathy: Humanizing Medical Practice

"This book is a landmark work in professional education! It is amust-read for all practicing and aspiring nurse educators,administrators, policy makers, and, yes, nursing students."
Christine A. Tanner, senior editor, Journal ofNursing Education

"This work has profound implications for nurse executives andfrontline managers."
Eloise Balasco Cathcart, coordinator, GraduateProgram in Nursing Administration, New York University

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470457962
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/09/2009
Series: Jossey-Bass/Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Series , #15
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 95,130
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Patricia Benner directs The Carnegie Foundation for theAdvancement of Teaching's Study of Nursing Education and isprofessor emerita at the University of California, San FranciscoSchool of Nursing. She is a nursing educator and author of FromNovice to Expert: Excellence and Power in Nursing Practice andother notable books on nursing practice and education.

Molly Sutphen is on the faculty at the University ofCalifornia, San Francisco and codirector of 'The CarnegieFoundation's Study of Nursing Education. She is a historian who haspublished widely on nursing education and the history ofinternational health.

Victoria Leonard is a former nurse educator in maternalchild nursing and health policy. Currently, she is a family nursepractitioner and child care health consultant at the UCSFCalifornia Childcare Health Program.

Lisa Day is a former nurse educator in critical care,acute care nursing, and ethics. Currently, she is a clinical nursespecialist for neuroscience and critical care at UCSF MedicalCenter. She authors the ethics column for the American Journalof Critical Care.

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Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Acknowledgments xv

The Authors xix

Introduction 1

PART ONE Transformation, Crisis, and Opportunity 17

1. A Profession Transformed 19

2. Teaching and Learning in Clinical Situations 41

3. Teaching and Learning in the Classroom and Skills Lab 63

4. A New Approach to Nursing Education 81

PART TWO Teaching for a Sense of Salience 93

5. Paradigm Case: Diane Pestolesi, Practitioner and Teacher 97

6. Strategies for Teaching for a Sense of Salience 109

PART THREE Integrative Teaching for Clinical Imagination 127

7. Paradigm Case: Lisa Day, Classroom and Clinical Instructor 131

8. Developing a Clinical Imagination 143

9. Connecting Classroom and Clinical Through Integrative Teaching and Learning 155

PART FOUR Teaching for Moral Imagination 165

10. Paradigm Case: Sarah Shannon, Nurse Ethicist 169

11. Being a Nurse 177

12. Formation from a Critical Stance 201

PART FIVE A Call for Radical Transformation 211

13. Improving Nursing Education at the Program Level 215

Appendix: Methods for the Carnegie National Nursing Education Study 231

References 239

Index 249

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