From Silence to Voice: What Nurses Know and Must Communicate to the Public, Second Edition / Edition 2 available in Paperback
From Silence to Voice helps nurses explain their critical work to the public. This revised and freshly redesigned edition has been updated to address the most urgent issues and controversies in nursing. The second edition includes a new chapter that teaches nurses the pitfalls to avoidand themes, issues, and evidence to includewhen they construct stories about their work. Throughout, the authors include more information for nurse managers that will help them encourage and educate the nurses they supervise to end their silence. The second edition also features a revised chapter on nursing research and interactive exercises that will help nurses, educators, and managers put communication theory into practice.
|Publisher:||Cornell University Press|
|Series:||The Culture and Politics of Health Care Work Series|
|Product dimensions:||7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.20(d)|
Table of Contents
PART I: SILENT NO MORE
1. Ending the Silence
2. Creating a Voice of Agency
3. Presenting Yourself as a Nurse
4. Tell the World What You Do
5. Creating Anecdotes and Arguments
PART II: COMMUNICATING WITH THE MEDIA AND THE PUBLIC
6. How the News Media Work
7. Reaching Out to the News Media
8. Working with Public Relations Professionals
9. Constructing Campaigns that Work
10. In Your Own Voice: Letters to the Editor, Op-Eds, and Blogs
11. Appearing on Television and Radio
12. Promoting Nursing Research
What People are Saying About This
This is a unique bookone that every practicing nurse will want to read now and every person aspiring to become a nurse MUST read to understand nursing. These well-known journalists share their deep, rich experience about how the world of media, public influence and debate really works. But most of all, this is a book of ideas; refreshingly fresh ideas which I guarantee you will read from front to back. From Silence to Voice makes you take a long, hard look at our wonderful profession and offers some potent suggestions for our future.
(Joan Lynaugh, RN, PhD, FAAN, Professor Emeritus and Term Chair, History of Nursing and Health Care, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing)
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
A must read for every nurse. Transformed my thought process.
This was an interesting book (it's worth the money!). The book presents the nursing profession in a new light. Good to read - especially for nursing students.