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Realities of Canadian Nursing: Professional, Practice, and Power Issues,9780781734431

Realities of Canadian Nursing: Professional, Practice, and Power Issues

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9780781734431

ISBN10:
0781734436
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2003
Publisher(s):
LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS
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Summary

As a primary Canadian nursing text, this comprehensive work is designed to prepare students for identification, articulation, and critical analysis of contemporary relevant nursing issues. Revolving around the changing nature and realities in the Canadian nursing field, its organizational framework includes professional regulation, health care systems, leadership, education, research, ethics, and legal issues. It also contains features such as reflective questions, points to remember, and leader snapshots. There are also lists of Web sites relevant to chapter content, and a Connection Web site that provides annual updates twice per year.

Author Biography

Marjorie McIntyre, RN, PhD: Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada Elizabeth Thomlinson, RN, PhD: Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Table of Contents

PART I Nurses, Nursing, and the Health Care System 1(104)
Introduction to Nursing Issues: Implications for the Nursing Profession
2(15)
Marjorie McIntyre
Elizabeth Thomlinson
Recognising and Articulating an Issue
3(6)
Barriers to Resolution
9(1)
Devising Strategies for Resolution
10(7)
The Nursing Shortage: Historical Links and Current Understandings
17(17)
Marjorie McIntyre
Christine Ceci
Nature of the Nursing Shortage
18(1)
Framing and Analysing the Issue
19(9)
Identifying Barriers to Resolution of the Nursing Shortage
28(1)
Devising Strategies to Resolve Selected Issues
29(5)
The Canadian Health Care System and Canadian Nurses
34(26)
Janet Storch
Health Care in the Global Context
35(2)
History and Background: Canada's Health Care System
37(12)
Recurring Political and Economic Themes in Health Care: Impact on Nursing
49(1)
Past and Current Implications
50(2)
What Constrains Fundamental Changes in the Health Care System?
52(1)
What Will Drive the Health Care System in the 21st Century?
53(1)
Nurses Leading to Influence Change
54(6)
Health and Nursing Policy: A Matter of Politics, Power, and Professionalism
60(23)
Heather F. Clark
Policy, Politics, Power, and Professionalism
61(4)
History and Background: Perspectives on Policy
65(9)
Conceptualising the Policy Design Process
74(4)
Impact on Nursing: The Relevance of a Nursing Perspective
78(1)
Future Implications: Challenges and Strategies
78(5)
Policy Is the Lever for Effecting Change
83(22)
Judith Shamian
Judith Skelton-Green
Michael Villeneuve
The Challenge: Avoiding Critical Situations
85(2)
Good Evidence
87(1)
Effective Research-Policy Linkages
88(2)
Change Management
90(1)
Policy Cycle
91(4)
Political Acumen: The Drive Behind Policy Making
95(3)
Overcoming Barriers: Lessons from Those Who Have Walked Before
98(2)
Overcoming Barriers and Initiating Action
100(5)
PART II Regulatory Power 105(76)
International Council of Nurses
106(18)
Geertje Boschma
Barbara Brush
Meryn Stuart
The ICN: An Historical Perspective
107(5)
Roles, Objectives, and Scope of the ICN After World War II
112(5)
Current Thinking: Issues for the ICN and the International Community
117(4)
Future Implications: The ICN in the 21st Century
121(3)
Canadian Nurses Association
124(19)
Ginette Lemire Rodger
Role of Professional Organisations
125(3)
The Canadian Nurses Association: National Voice of Nursing Since 1908
128(5)
The Canadian Nurses Association: the Contemporary Organisation
133(3)
Current Priorities and Challenges for Canadian Nursing
136(4)
The Road Ahead
140(3)
Canadian Provincial and Territorial Professional Associations and Colleges
143(18)
Laurel Brunke
Regulation
144(1)
Regulation of Nursing
145(6)
Issues in Regulation
151(10)
International Regulation: Nursing in Germany and the Netherlands
161(20)
Hanneke M. van Maanen
International Perspectives on Regulation
162(2)
Nursing Regulation in Germany
164(6)
Nursing Regulation in the Netherlands
170(11)
PART III Nursing Knowledge: How We Come to Know What We Know 181(106)
Undergraduate Education: Development and Politics
182(23)
Diana Davidson Dick
Betty Cragg
Overview of Current Issues in Nursing Education
183(3)
History of Women's Place and Nursing Education
186(3)
Strategies to Improve Nursing Education
189(1)
Current Issues in Undergraduate Education in Canada
190(5)
Organisations Focussing on Undergraduate Nursing Issues
195(1)
Future Challenges in Undergraduate Education
196(9)
Graduate Education
205(20)
Sally Thorne
History of Graduate Nursing Education in Canada
206(5)
Practice Realities and Challenges for Graduate-Prepared Nurses
211(2)
Issues and Controversies in Graduate Education
213(4)
Challenges for Graduate-Prepared Nurses
217(2)
Strategies for Advancing Graduate Education
219(6)
Nursing Competence: Constructing Persons and a Form of Life
225(18)
Mary Ellen Purkis
Sioban Nelson
Historical Understandings of Competency Standards
226(1)
Invention of Competencies
227(4)
Competency Models and Implications for Nursing
231(3)
Impact of Canadian Competency Requirements on Nurses
234(5)
Future Implications: Nursing's Changing Place
239(4)
Nursing, Technology, and Informatics: An Easy or Uneasy Alliance?
243(19)
W. Dean Care
David Gregory
Christina Whittaker
Wanda Chernomas
Relationship Between Nursing and Technology
245(1)
Nursing Informatics
246(1)
Applications of Nursing Informatics and Technology in Practice
246(5)
Issues in the Application of Technology in Nursing Practice
251(1)
Issues in the Allocation of Technology in Education
252(2)
Issues in Adopting Technology in Nursing Education
254(3)
Future of Technology in Education and Practice
257(5)
The Realities of Canadian Nursing Research
262(25)
Dorothy Pringle
The Evolution of Nursing Research in Canada
263(9)
Influence of Research on Nursing Practise and Education
272(5)
Contribution of Nursing Research to the Health and Health Care of Canadians
277(2)
Issues Facing Nursing Research
279(2)
The Future of Nursing Research
281(6)
PART IV Workplace Realities 287(86)
Issues Arising From the Nature of Nurses' Work
288(16)
Marjorie McIntyre
Carol McDonald
The Nature of Nurses' Work
289(1)
The Significance of Nurses' Work Issues
289(1)
Issues Arising From the Nature of Nurses' Work
290(2)
Incongruities Between Nurses' Work as Taught and Practised
292(1)
Lack of Control Over the Work
293(2)
Framing and Analysing Issues Arising From the Nature of Nurses' Work
295(2)
Critical Feminist Analysis
297(1)
Ethical Analysis
297(1)
Barriers to Resolving Issues Arising in Nurses' Work
297(2)
Strategies for Resolving Issues Arising in Nurses' Work
299(5)
The Workplace Environment
304(18)
Marjorie McIntyre
The Nature of Nurses' Workplaces
305(1)
Workplace Issues
306(6)
Framing and Analysing Work Environment Issues
312(4)
Barriers to Resolution
316(1)
Strategies for Resolution
317(5)
Unionisation: Collective Bargaining in Nursing
322(17)
Marjorie McIntyre
Carol McDonald
Collective Bargaining
323(7)
Framework for Analysing Collective Bargaining Issues
330(3)
Barriers to Resolution
333(1)
Strategies for Resolution
334(5)
Ethical and Legal Issues in Nursing
339(18)
Laurie Hardingham
Story: The Winnipeg Nurses
340(1)
What Is Ethics?
341(1)
Recognising Ethical Issues
341(1)
Identifying and Articulating Ethical Issues
341(3)
Ethical or Legal Issue? Alike but Different
344(3)
Issues of Moral Integrity
347(4)
Barriers to Resolving Ethical and Legal Issues
351(2)
Strategies for Resolution of Ethical and Legal Issues
353(4)
Issues of Gender and Power: The Significance Attributed to Nurses' Work
357(16)
Carol McDonald
Gender and Power: Articulating the Issue for Nursing
358(5)
The Effects of Gender in Nurses' Lives
363(5)
Barriers to and Strategies for Issue Resolution
368(5)
PART V Societal Issues: Challenges for Nursing Practice 373(120)
The Consumer Movement
374(17)
Isobel Boyle
History of the Consumer Movement
375(4)
Influences on the Consumer Movement
379(3)
Issues for Health Care Consumers
382(3)
Implications and Issues for Nurses
385(6)
Violence and Abuse: Ending the Silence
391(18)
Elizabeth Thomlinson
The Many Forms of Violence
393(2)
Historical Perspectives on Violence and Abuse
395(1)
Statistics in the Canadian Context
396(4)
Trying to Understand: Theoretical Perspectives
400(1)
Impact on Health and the Health Care System
401(2)
Issues for Nurses and the Nursing Profession
403(1)
Barriers to Resolution
403(1)
Strategies for Resolution
404(5)
Environmental Health and Nursing
409(18)
Elizabeth Thomlinson
Historical Links Between Environment and Health
411(1)
Environmental Health Hazards
412(8)
Nursing and Environmental Health
420(7)
When Difference Matters: The Politics of Privilege and Marginality
427(20)
Christine Ceci
A Philosophical Approach to Understanding Difference
428(1)
Historical and Contemporary Considerations
429(3)
The Challenge of Difference
432(1)
Theorising Difference
432(3)
Difference as Deviance: A Case of Biologic Determinism in Practise
435(4)
Difference as Relationship
439(4)
The Distinct Realities of Others
443(4)
Challenges for the New Millennium: Nursing in First Nations Communities
447(23)
Fjola Hart Wasekeesikaw
Diversity of the First Peoples
448(1)
European Relationship With First Nations
449(3)
Cultural Resurgence of First Nations and Community Development
452(1)
Miyupimaatissiium: Being Alive Well
453(2)
Health Care in Northern and Isolated Communities
455(3)
Climate for Change: Nursing in First Nations Communities
458(12)
The Spirit of Nursing: Ghost of our Past or Force for Our Future?
470(23)
Tracey Carr
Nursing's Theoretical and Historical Commitment to Spiritual Care
471(2)
Conceptualisation of the Issue: The Riddle of Spirituality in Contemporary Nursing Practise
473(1)
Impact of the Issue on Nursing: The Challenge of Healing Amidst Health Care's Hegemony
474(9)
Future Implications: Counter-hegemony and Voices of Change
483(10)
PART VI Leadership and Change 493(23)
Innovation and Contemporary Nursing Leadership
494(22)
Deborah Tamlyn
Sandra Reilly
Historical Context of Contemporary Nursing Leadership
495(3)
New Relationship Between Workers and the System
498(2)
Call for a New Kind of Nursing Leadership
500(2)
Circumstances and Sources That Promote Innovation
502(4)
Diffusion of Innovation
506(2)
Relationship of Innovation to Nursing Leadership
508(4)
New Blend of Nursing Leadership Competencies
512(4)
Epilogue 516(3)
Appendix 519(4)
Index 523


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