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Expertise in Nursing Practice : Caring, Clinical Judgment and Ethics



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Nursing practice is a complex and varied field that requires precision, dedication, care, and expertise. Clinicians must have both the skills and the tools to attend to changes in patients' responses, recognize trends, and understand the nature of their patients' conditions over time.

Table of Contents

Contributorsp. vii
Acknowledgementsp. ix
Introductionp. xiii
The Relationship of Theory and Practice in the Acquisition of Skillp. 1
Entering the Field: Advanced Beginner Practicep. 25
The Competent Stage: A Time of Analysis, Planning, and Confrontationp. 61
Proficiency: A Transition to Expertisep. 103
Expert Practicep. 137
Impediments to the Development of Clinical Knowledge and Ethical Judgment in Critical Care Nursingp. 171
Clinical Judgmentp. 199
The Social Embeddedness of Knowledgep. 233
The Primacy of Caring and the Role of Experience, Narrative, and Community in Clinical and Ethical Expertisep. 279
Implications of the Phenomenology of Expertise for Teaching and Learning Everyday Skillful Ethical Comportmentp. 309
The Nurse-Physician Relationship: Negotiating Clinical Knowledgep. 335
Implications for Basic Nursing Educationp. 369
Implications for Nursing Administration and Practicep. 405
Background and Methodp. 435
Description of Nurse Informantsp. 463
Background Questions for Interviews and Observationsp. 465
Referencesp. 471
Indexp. 491
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