Nursing: Decision Making for Practice

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-07-24
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Author Biography

Karen Holland, Professor of Nursing, University of Salford,Debbie Roberts, Senior Lecturer in Nursing

Karen Holland is Series Editor of the Prepare for Practice series. She has extensive experience in nurse education and practice and has co-authored numerous nursing textbooks. Karen is also Editor of the journal Nurse Education in Practice (Elsevier). She has a commitment to learning and teaching at all levels and is leading an evidence -based approach to education development in Salford School of Nursing and Midwifery.

Debbie Roberts is is an experienced nurse lecturer who teaches both pre-registration students and qualified nurses, she has written several peer reviewed papers and chapters in nursing text books relating to teaching and learning in nursing. She gained her Doctorate (PhD) in the field of nursing education, focusing on peer learning in practice.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Decision making theory and practice
1. Principles of decision making, Karen Holland and Debbie Roberts
2. Making decisions as a student, Debbie Roberts
3. Using evidence for decision making, Therese Leufer and Joanne Cleary-Holdforth
4. Learning from decision making, Debbie Roberts and Karen Holland
Section 2: Decision making and achieving competence
5. Professional values, Ruth Chadwick
6. Communication and interpersonal skills, Jenni Templeman and June Keeling
7. Nursing practice, Dawn Gawthorpe
8. Leadership, management, and team working, Mike Lappin
Section 3: Decision making in specific fields of practice
9. Mental health nursing, Tony Warne and Gareth Holland
10. Children and young people's nursing, Aatefa Lunat and Denise Major
11. Adult nursing, Deborah Atkinson and Jane McGrath
12. Learning disability nursing, Sue Hart and Eva Scarlett
Section 4: Decision making in professional practice
13. Transition, registration, and preceptorship, Sarah Ratcliffe and Joyce Smith

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