Nurse Education & Management Products

  • Culturally Competent Compassion

    A Guide for Healthcare Students and Practitioners

    By Irena Papadopoulos

    Bringing together the crucially important topics of cultural competence and compassion for the first time, this book explores how to practise ‘culturally competent compassion’ in healthcare settings – that is, understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it using…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Powerful Occupational Therapists

    A Community of Professionals, 1950-1980

    By Christine Olga Peters

    Powerful Occupational Therapists examines the life and times of a small group of occupational therapy leaders and scholars in a post-1950s America, to market their profession as one of increasing importance. Participating in the 1950s rehabilitation, the 1960s equal rights, and the 1970s women’s…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Nurses and Nursing

    The Person and the Profession

    Edited by Pádraig Ó Lúanaigh

    This textbook draws on international contributors with a range of backgrounds to explore, engage with and challenge readers in understanding the many aspects and elements that inform and influence contemporary nursing practice. With a focus to the future, this book explores the challenges facing…

    Paperback – 2017-04-21
    Routledge

  • Critical Resilience for Nurses

    An Evidence-Based Guide to Survival and Change in the Modern NHS

    By Michael Traynor

    The nursing profession is under pressure. Financial demands, student debt, the target culture, political scrutiny in the wake of major care scandals and increasing workloads are all taking their toll on professional morale and performance. This timely book considers the meaning of resilience in…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge

  • On the Politics of Ignorance in Nursing and Health Care

    Knowing Ignorance

    By Amelie Perron, Trudy Rudge

    Ignorance is mostly framed as a void, a gap to be filled with appropriate knowledge. In nursing and health care, concerns about ignorance fuel searches for knowledge expected to bring certainty to care provision, preventing risk, accidents, or mistakes. This unique volume turns the focus on…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Social Theory and Nursing

    Edited by Martin Lipscomb

    Despite noteworthy exceptions, nursing’s literature largely disregards the ways in which social and sociological theory permeates, guides and shapes research, education, and practice. Likewise, social theory’s ability to position nursing within wider structures of healthcare and educational…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Clinical Skills for Nursing Practice

    Edited by Tina Moore, Sheila Cunningham

    Employing an evidence-based approach, this comprehensive textbook introduces the core clinical skills and competencies a newly-qualified nurse is required to have for professional practice. It is divided into five broad sections looking at: Care and compassion and communication, including…

    Paperback – 2016-11-14
    Routledge

  • The Invisible Work of Nurses

    Hospitals, Organisation and Healthcare

    By Davina Allen

    Nursing is typically understood, and understands itself, as a care-giving occupation. It is through its relationships with patients – whether these are absent, present, good, bad or indifferent – that modern day nursing is defined. Yet nursing work extends far beyond direct patient care activities.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Reflection for Nursing Life

    Principles, Process and Practice

    By John McKinnon

    Over the past decades, reflection has taken centre stage in nursing education but it is easy to get stuck in a superficial cycle of storytelling and self-examination, without getting any further insights into your own practice and abilities. Reflection for Nursing Life starts with a basic…

    Paperback – 2016-02-09
    Routledge

  • The History of Nursing

    Edited by Christine Hallett

    The History of Nursing is a complex, shifting discipline engaged in an ongoing search for identity and purpose. If its earliest works were celebratory narratives of ‘great deeds’ and ‘influential nurses’, dominated by biographies of Florence Nightingale and tropes of imperial womanhood, then from…

    Hardback – 2015-11-05
    Routledge
    Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

  • The Reflective Practice Guide

    An interdisciplinary approach to critical reflection

    By Barbara Bassot

    The Reflective Practice Guide supports all students for whom the process of reflecting on developing knowledge and skills is crucial to successful professional practice. It offers an accessible introduction to a wide range of theories and models that can help you engage more effectively in critical…

    Paperback – 2015-11-03
    Routledge

  • Researching Critical Reflection

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Jan Fook, Val Collington, Fiona Ross, Gillian Ruch, Linden West

    Critical reflection helps professionals to learn directly from their practice experience, so that they can improve their own work in an ongoing and flexible way – something essential in today’s complex and changing organisations. It allows change to be managed in a way which enables individuals to…

    Paperback – 2015-10-13
    Routledge

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