Writing Skills in Nursing and Healthcare

A Guide to Completing Successful Dissertations and Theses

Author: Dena Bain Taylor

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473908558

Category: Medical

Page: 176

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Developing persuasive, clear, authoritative writing for academic and professional work can be a real challenge for many. This book guides the reader through the writing process for a dissertation, thesis or essay. Practical strategies and tips for each stage of the process are offered throughout, from critical reading through to preparing the final piece of work for submission. The author pays particular attention to an understanding of the English language, and how it is be best used in academic work. Key features of the book are: Real examples from postgraduate work which show the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches Glossaries of terms Case studies of published research which demonstrate good practice in writing Checklists of tasks to complete whilst working on a writing project It will be essential reading for all those writing dissertations, essays and theses at post-registration and postgraduate level in health and nursing.

Critical Thinking and Writing in Nursing

Author: Bob Price,Anne Harrington

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1526451840

Category: Medical

Page: 216

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This book is a clear and practical guide to help students develop critical thinking, writing and reflection skills. It explains what critical thinking is and how students should use it throughout their nursing programme. This new edition also provides content on the reflective practice requirements for revalidation and is mapped to the new 2017 NMC standards. This text provides an innovative new framework that helps students appreciate different levels of critical thinking and reflection required of degree level study. The book demonstrates the transferable nature of critical thinking and reflection from academic contexts to the real practice of nursing. Key features: Clear and straightforward introduction to critical thinking directly written for nursing students, with chapters relating the subject to specific study and practice contexts Student examples and scenarios throughout, including running case studies from four nursing students and further annotated examples of student’s work on the website Each chapter is linked to the new NMC Standards and Educational Framework

Qualitative Research in Nursing and Healthcare

Author: Immy Holloway,Kathleen Galvin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118874471

Category: Medical

Page: 376

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Qualitative Research in Nursing and Healthcare is an invaluable resource for those who carry out qualitative research in the healthcare arena. It is intended to assist: Professionals and academics in the healthcare field who undertake or teach research in clinical or educational settings; Postgraduates who are undertaking qualitative research and want to revise qualitative research approaches and procedures before going on to more specialist texts; and Undergraduates in their last year who wish to learn about qualitative perspectives or carry out a project using these approaches. Fully updated from the earlier editions by Holloway and Wheeler, it reflects recent developments in nursing research. This new edition provides clear explanations of abstract ideas in qualitative research as well as practical procedures. Structured into four sections, the book looks at the initial stages, methods of data collection, qualitative approaches and analysis of collected data. It also contains a chapter on writing up and publishing qualitative research. With applied and practical examples throughout, Qualitative Research in Nursing and Healthcare is essential reading for those who are looking for a comprehensive introduction to qualitative research.

Nursing Programs - 2010

Advance Your Nursing Career

Author: Peterson's

Publisher: Peterson's

ISBN: 0768926939

Category: Medical

Page: 656

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Profiles more than 3,200 degree programs for traditional students, RNs, advanced-practice nurses, and nurse Ph.D.s, and includes research-facility descriptions, tuition, financial aid programs, and entrance requirements.

Peterson's Guide to Graduate Programs in the Biological Sciences 1997

Author: Peterson's Guides Staff,Peterson's Guides, Inc

Publisher: Peterson's Nelnet Company

ISBN: 9781560796534

Category: Study Aids

Page: 2672

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Graduate students depend on this series and ask for it by name. Why? For over 30 years, it's been the only one-stop source that supplies all of their information needs. The new editions of this six-volume set contain the most comprehensive information available on more than 1,500 colleges offering over 31,000 master's, doctoral, and professional-degree programs in more than 350 disciplines.New for 1997 -- Non-degree-granting research centers, institutes, and training programs that are part of a graduate degree program.Five discipline-specific volumes detail entrance and program requirements, deadlines, costs, contacts, and special options, such as distance learning, for each program, if available. Each Guide features "The Graduate Adviser", which discusses entrance exams, financial aid, accreditation, and more.The only source that covers nearly 4,000 programs in such areas as oncology, conservation biology, pharmacology, and zoology.

Principles of Pediatric Nursing

Caring for Children

Author: Jane W Ball,Ruth C Bindler,Kay Cowen

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0133974308

Category: Medical

Page: 1200

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Principles of Pediatric Nursing: Caring for Children is intended for use in pediatric nursing courses in associate and baccalaureate degree programs. It may also be helpful for practicing nurses working on hospital units and in health centers. ¿ Written to prepare today’s student for excellence in nursing, Principles of Pediatric Nursing presents a foundation of core pediatric nursing principles with an emphasis on growth and development, family-centered care, and health promotion and maintenance. The book integrates research, clinical reasoning, and evidence-based practice to help readers make connections between classroom and clinical situations. This edition empowers students to move beyond rote memorization of facts. Clinical reasoning and problem-solving principles helpreaders develop their clinical judgment so that they can learn to apply information as nursing practice continues to develop. ¿ Principles of Pediatric Nursing is available packaged with MyNursingLab®, an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program that engages students in learning. It helps students review, remember, and then apply key concepts–resulting in better performance in the course–and provides educators with a dynamic set of tools for gauging individual and class progress. ¿ Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyNursingLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. ¿ Teaching and Learning Experience To provide a better teaching and learning experience, for both instructors and students, this program will help: Improve Results: MyNursingLab better prepares students for the classroom, and beyond. Develop Clinical Reasoning Skills for Today and Tomorrow: Readers are encouraged to think creatively and critically about nursing care. Identify the Unique Health Care Needs of Children: Children are not just “little adults”–readers will learn the important differences in provision of nursing care for children versus adults, as well as the health conditions that children commonly experience. Visualize Health Conditions: Real photos help bring important concepts to life. ¿ Note: You are purchasing the standalone text. MyNursingLab does not come automatically packaged with the text.

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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

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Child Health Nursing

Author: Jane W. Ball,Ruth C. Bindler,Kay J. Cowen,Michele Rose Shaw

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780134624723

Category: Pediatric nursing

Page: 1664

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For courses in Pediatric Nursing. A comprehensive survey of family-centered pediatric nursing care Child Health Nursing: Partnering with Children & Families promotes excellence in nursing care for infants, children, and adolescents--in hospitals and in the community. It focuses on the importance of partnering with families to adapt care plans for children based on their age, health status, and social and cultural influences. The text considers the impact of contemporary care environments on nursing practice, both in health promotion and in the care of children with acute or chronic health conditions. By offering industry best practices and practical applications, the book encourages students to apply evidence-based findings and clinical reasoning to planning superior care. The updated 3rd edition explains how modern nursing practice is affected by reforms to healthcare and its delivery-such as electronic health records, new approaches to chronic and acute condition management, and a focus on prevention. To support safe, effective, and innovative care, this edition draws on the latest recommendations of NANDA International diagnoses, Nursing Intervention Classifications (NIC), Nursing Outcomes Classifications (NOC), and Healthy People 2020. Also available with MyLab Nursing MyLab(tm) Nursing is an online self-study and class preparation program designed to engage students and improve results. Its personalized learning path helps students think like nurses as they move beyond memorization to true understanding through application. Learn more. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab Nursing does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab Nursing, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab Nursing search for: 0134874439 / 9780134874432 Child Health Nursing Plus MyNursingLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134624726 / 9780134624723 Child Health Nursing 013486946X / 9780134869469 MyNursingLab with Pearson etext -- Access Code -- for Child Health Nursing

Principles of Pediatric Nursing

Caring for Children

Author: Jane W. Ball DrPH, RN, CPNP,Ruth C. Bindler,Kay J. Cowen

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0133004155

Category: Medical

Page: 1200

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Written for today’s nurse, PRINCIPLES OF PEDIATRIC NURSING: CARING FOR CHILDREN, 5/e explores the conditions and nursing interventions for health conditions affecting children, adolescents and their families. Emphasizing research and evidence-based practice, it organizes material by body system instead of developmental stage, allowing faculty to teach pediatrics in integrated courses/short courses without redundancy. This edition includes a new chapter on genetic and genomic influences, more emphasis on culturally competent care, and new features that emphasize clinical reasoning and health promotion. Designed to help students bridge the gap between classroom and clinical situations, the book emphasizes health promotion and maintenance, growth and development, and family-centered care. 0133096238 / 9780133096231 Principles of Pediatric Nursing: Caring for Children Plus NEW MyNursingLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0132111756 / 9780132111751 Principles of Pediatric Nursing: Caring for Children 0133054292 / 9780133054293 NEW MyNursingLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Pediatric Nursing (24-month access)