5th Edition

Nursing Practice and Health Care 5E A Foundation Text

    Nursing Practice and Health Care is an essential companion to pre-registration nursing education programmes, for those studying at degree and diploma level, and for students on post-registration courses. This fifth edition has been completely revised to reflect the current professional and educational requirements for those preparing for

    PART 1: Perspectives on nursing       1. Using the service: experiencing nursing       2. Being a nurse       3. The essence of nursing PART 2: Learning nursing       4. Learning nursing – the student experience       5. Support networks for students PART 3: Practising nursing       6. Principles of professional practice       7. Maintaining professional standards       8. Clinical governance and accountable practice       9. Ethical dimensions of practice       10. Care settings       11. Nursing informatics PART 4: Key aspects of care       12. Frameworks for practice       13. Promoting patient/client well-being       14. Assessment: foundation of good practice       15. The needs of children       16. The needs of young people       17. The needs of acutely ill adults       18. Long term health needs and rehab       19. The needs of older people       20. Care needs at home/in the community       21. Coping with expected and unexpected death PART 5: Professional support and development       22. Supporting practitioners       23. Your career and professional development


    Sue Hinchliff RN RNT BA MSc, Consultant to the Nursing and Midwifery Council; Consultant to the Royal College of Nursing Accreditaion Unit; Nurse Advisor to THET; Visiting Professor in Nursing and Nursing Education to London South Bank University

    Sue Norman RN BEd (Hons) RNT NDNCert Hon DSc, previously Chief Executive/Registrar, United Kingdom Central Council for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visitors; Visiting Professor in Nursing Policy and Development to London South Bank University

    Jane Schober MN RN DipN (Lond) DipN Ed RNT RCNT, Principal Lecturer, School of Nursing and Midwifery, De Montfort University, Leicester