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See below for a selection of the latest books from Nurse/patient relationship category. Presented with a red border are the Nurse/patient relationship books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Nurse/patient relationship books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

A Caring Science Educators Guide to Teaching Nursing Grounding Education in Human Caring, Healing, and Love

A Caring Science Educators Guide to Teaching Nursing Grounding Education in Human Caring, Healing, and Love

Author: Chantal Cara Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/12/2019

Delivers specific guidelines for implementing human caring within teaching practices along with a wealth of examples.Grounded in the belief that translating caring science within teaching practices will humanize nursing education, this important book emphasizes the ways in which teachers can translate Human Caring and Caritas in order to include strategies for establishing authentic caring pedagogical relationships with their students. It aims to strengthen Human Caring as the basis for humanitarian teaching and to infuse the learning environment with caring practices for both students and teachers. The work provides specific guidelines for implementing Human Caring ethics, ontology, and epistemology throughout the teaching-learning community and describes how to translate caring values and assumptions into living Caritas as the nurse teachers' moral ideal and praxis of authentic caring pedagogical relationships. A wealth of case examples provided by administrators, teachers, and students illustrate the value of a humanitarian caring science paradigm for nursing education and caring praxis. Key Features: Delivers an internationally renowned scholars' perspective on teaching grounded in Human Caring Includes exemplars of educators' lived teaching experiences guided by their caring pedagogical praxis Provides examples of students' lived learning experiences within a caring- teaching environment Offers reflective practice exercises for nurse teachers to enhance their caring pedagogical relationships with students Provides guided caring artistic activities to promote ways of knowing, doing, being, and becoming in nursing education This book provides an antidote for the continuous dominant biomedical and behavioral paradigm in nursing education.

Transitioning from RN to MSN Principles of Professional Role Development

Transitioning from RN to MSN Principles of Professional Role Development

Author: Brenda Scott, Mindy Thompson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2019

From the Foreword Written and designed for for RN to MSN students, Transitioning from RN to MSN focuses on the multitude of Masters' prepared roles available to a transitioning student, both as a nurse practitioner and beyond. This text delves into the role of MSNs as change managers in whatever role they pursue. Nursing is a diverse, intellectually challenging, socially relevant, and personally gratifying career, but for new MSNs, the sheer number of specialties in settings ranging from hospitals to clinics to homes, can be overwhelming. Transitioning from RN to MSN examines both direct care roles (e.g. Clinical Nurse Leader, Nurse Educator) indirect care roles (e.g. Public Health Nurse, Informaticist, Clinical Researcher, Coordinator, Nurse Administrator), and also covers new emerging areas. Step-by-step, chapters address the key concepts of role transition including preparation for a particular role, ethical practice, theory application, quality control, and terminal degree options. Each career discussion features required competencies and information new MSNs will find invaluable, all within a consistent format to aid comparison. Chapter objectives, critical-thinking questions, and plentiful case studies engage students with the information presented and facilitate comprehension. Key Features: Written specifically as a core text for required course in RN to MSN program Addresses in depth the requisite competencies for role transition Incorporates AACN, NLN, IOM, and QSEN competencies throughout Describes a great variety of MSN role options in addition to APN Includes chapter objectives, abundant case studies and critical thinking questions Provides Instructor Guide, lesson plans, and suggested learning activities

Silent Songs of Nursing

Silent Songs of Nursing

Author: Sandra J Anaya Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/03/2019

Health Care and Indigenous Australians Cultural safety in practice

Health Care and Indigenous Australians Cultural safety in practice

Author: Kerry Taylor, Pauline Thompson Guerin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/03/2019

Now in its third edition, this core textbook offers a comprehensive framework for creating a culturally safe environment and enhancing health outcomes for Indigenous Australians. Through case studies, discussions, reflections and critiques of health issues in Australia today, Health Care and Indigenous Australians offers a starting point for learning about cultural safety in an Indigenous health context, and is essential for students, academics and practitioners alike. This is key reading for anyone taking courses on Indigenous health modules in nursing, midwifery and health related courses at undergraduate or postgraduate level, as well practitioners and academics

Interpersonal Relationships Professional Communication Skills for Nurses

Interpersonal Relationships Professional Communication Skills for Nurses

Author: Elizabeth C. Arnold, Kathleen Underman Boggs Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/02/2019

Now more than ever, effective communication skills are key for successful patient care and positive outcomes. Interpersonal Relationships: Professional Communication Skills for Nurses, 8th Edition helps you to develop skills in communicating effectively with clients, families, and colleagues in order to achieve treatment goals in health care. Using clear, practical guidelines, it shows how to enhance the nurse-client relationship through proven communication strategies as well as principles drawn from nursing, psychology, and related theoretical frameworks. The 8th edition includes engaging new content relating to current issues, while also emphasizing interdisciplinary communication and QSEN competencies. You will learn how to apply theory to real-life practice through case studies, interactive exercises, and evidence-based practice studies. UPDATED! Perspectives and Contemporary Dynamics chapter revised to be more engaging and link the content closer to current issues and related communication concepts. UPDATED! Communicating in Groups chapter includes professional and task small group communication applications. UPDATED! Most chapters have been retitled and expanded to highlight a stronger emphasis on interdisciplinary health team communication. UPDATED! Safety and Quality in health care delivery (QSEN) competencies reflects current thinking on technology, safety, and evidence-based practice, especially as they relate to communication in nursing. UPDATED! Content throughout text includes stronger emphasis on interdisciplinary relationships and collaborative communication with related evidence based case studies and analysis. Expanded content related to socio-cultural communication competencies reduce health disparities and increase health literacy. Additional simulated exercises and discussion questions help you practice your reflective analysis skills. Revised content on social media and transitional care delivery reflects current practice standards. Discussion of spirituality and end-of-life needs focuses on trust, empathy, and the nurse-client relationship - all central components of holistic nursing identified by The Joint Commission as priorities for patient care. Nursing, behavioral, developmental, family, and communication theories provide an essential foundation and a theoretical perspective for effective communication. Interactive exercises let you practice, observe, and critically evaluate your professional communication skills in a safe learning environment. Case examples help you learn to develop empathy for clients' perspectives and needs. Ethical Dilemma and Evidence-Based Practice boxes help you absorb and retain key ethical content throughout text. Separate chapters on communication across the lifespan highlights crucial communication tools that are the first step in developing a culture of safety in contemporary health care delivery. NEW! Engaging content links the text to current issues and communication concepts.

Compassion Energy A Heideggerian Approach

Compassion Energy A Heideggerian Approach

Author: Dorothy J. Dunn Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/01/2019

In this innovative study, clinical care expert Dorothy Dunn explores what keeps nurses in the nursing profession by examining relational experiences between nurse and patient in the context of the nursing situation. Heideggerian hermeneutic phenomenology grounded Dr. Dunn's approach to this book and was the primary method used to interpret the meaning nurse participants attached to their everyday professional lives. Compassion Energy is a qualitative study based on the accounts of eight registered nurse participants who provided rich descriptive data from which four relational themes emerged: Practicing from Inner Core Beliefs, Understanding the Other from Within, Making a Difference, and Nursing as an Evolving Process. The Heideggerian hermeneutic phenomenology method draws from the philosophical concepts of Heidegger's Being and Time, including authenticity, care, choice, conscience, decision, everydayness, responsibility, and being-there or existence (Dasein), all of which were utilized in the analysis. The hermeneutical interpretative process guided Dr. Dunn to synthesize these themes into a constitutive pattern of meaning which the researcher has named intentional compassion energy. In intentional caring consciousness, the nurse intentionally knows the patient as a whole. Compassion energy is the intersubjective gift of compassion that gives nurses the opportunity to communicate most effectively with their patients. It is composed of compassionate presence, patterned nurturance, and intentionally knowing the nursed and self as wholes. Intentional compassion energy is thus defined as the regeneration of the nurse's capacity to foster interconnectedness when the nurse activates the intent to nurse. Intentional compassion energy was discovered in the meaning of the nurse participants being in their everydayness of practice. The participants described the intention to care compassionately as the grounding of their practice, striving to understand the other, to make a difference while living their nursing careers as an evolving process. Compassion Energy provides an opening to discover what keeps nurses in nursing.

The Guardsmen of Hippocrates

The Guardsmen of Hippocrates

Author: Vladimir Tulinov, Alexander Jesse Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/01/2019

Communication and Interpersonal Skills in Nursing

Communication and Interpersonal Skills in Nursing

Author: Dr. Alec Grant, Benny Goodman Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/12/2018

The new edition of this well regarded book introduces the underpinning theory and concepts required for the development of first class communication and interpersonal skills in nursing. By providing a simple to read overview of the central topics, students are able to quickly gain a solid, evidence-based grounding in the subject. Topics covered include: empathy; building therapeutic relationships; using a variety of communication methods; compassion and dignity; communicating in different environments; and culture and diversity issues. Three new chapters have been added that point readers towards further ways of approaching their communication skills that are less model and technique driven and focusing more on therapeutic considerations, as well as looking at the politics of communication.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills in Nursing

Communication and Interpersonal Skills in Nursing

Author: Dr. Alec Grant, Benny Goodman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/12/2018

The new edition of this well regarded book introduces the underpinning theory and concepts required for the development of first class communication and interpersonal skills in nursing. By providing a simple to read overview of the central topics, students are able to quickly gain a solid, evidence-based grounding in the subject. Topics covered include: empathy; building therapeutic relationships; using a variety of communication methods; compassion and dignity; communicating in different environments; and culture and diversity issues. Three new chapters have been added that point readers towards further ways of approaching their communication skills that are less model and technique driven and focusing more on therapeutic considerations, as well as looking at the politics of communication.

All-in-One Nursing Care Planning Resource Medical-Surgical, Pediatric, Maternity, and Psychiatric-Mental Health

All-in-One Nursing Care Planning Resource Medical-Surgical, Pediatric, Maternity, and Psychiatric-Mental Health

Author: Pamela L. Swearingen, Jacqueline Wright Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/11/2018

Introducing a plan for success with the only nursing care planning reference book for all core clinical areas! Swearingen's All-In-One Nursing Care Planning Resource, 5th Edition features over 100 care plans including medical-surgical, maternity/OB, pediatrics, and psychiatric?mental health to help you care for patients in any setting. This new edition is the first in the market to include a unique, interprofessional, patient problem focus which teaches you how to speak to patients in conversational terms rather than in nursing-specific language. New non-med-surg care plans and updated content throughout reflects the latest evidence-based treatment guidelines for national and international clinical practice. Plus, with its clear approach, easy-to-use format, and straightforward rationales, you'll be able to use this one book throughout your entire nursing program! Bolded and highlighted Safety Icons corresponds to the safety competency of the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) initiative for easier recognition. Care plans for all four major clinical areas include medical-surgical, OB/maternity, pediatric, and psychiatric-mental health nursing care plans. A consistent format for each care plan enables you to perform faster searches, with headings for Overview/Pathophysiology, Health Care Setting, Assessment, Diagnostic Tests, Patient Problems, Desired Outcomes, Interventions with Rationales, and Patient-Family Teaching and Discharge Planning. Prioritized patient problems are listed in order of importance and physiologic patient needs. Detailed rationales for each nursing intervention help you apply concepts to specific patient situations in clinical practice. Full-color design makes the book more user friendly and includes color-coded tabs and improved cross-referencing and navigation aids for faster information retrieval. NEW! UNIQUE! Interprofessional patient problems focus familiarizes you with how to speak to patients and other medical colleagues in the consistent interprofessional language of patient problems, rather than the?nursing-specific language of nursing diagnosis. NEW! Care plans helps you to support the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, or intersex patient. NEW! Updated content throughout reflects the latest evidence-based treatment guidelines and national and international clinical practice guidelines.

Caring Science, Mindful Practice, Second Edition

Caring Science, Mindful Practice, Second Edition

Author: PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF Kathleen Sitzman, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN Jean Watson Format: eBook Release Date: 28/04/2018

Praise for the First Edition:"e;The book offers rich examples of nursing projects that may broaden nursing care for greater patient and student satisfaction and assist nurses with holistic self-care."e;--Gale Robinson-Smith, PhD, RNAssociate Professor, College of Nursing, Villanova UniversityInternational Journal for Human Caring"e;Provides wonderful tools for nurses to use in practice, education, or even for self-care. Designed for any nurse, . . . who wishes to learn more about applying Jean Watson's Human Caring Theory to practice ... [It] is a practical, easy-to-read book for all nursing audiences and could be used at any educational level."e;--Doody's Medical Reviews"e;Sitzman and Watsons' book is an invaluable resource. The strength of this book is its simplicity on one level yet its complexity as the reader works throughout the layers incorporated within the book."e;--Nursing TimesThis seminal work, based on the philosophy of Watson's Human Caring Theory, is designed to help students and practitioners of nursing to simplify Watson's complex teachings and integrate them into everyday practice. The revised second edition includes an abundance of new micro practice examples for each Caritas process; practical exemplars from Dr. Sitzman's research, enabling readers to cultivate Caritas and mindfulness on a daily basis; and new case studies demonstrating how others have implemented Human Caring Science into everyday life and work.Drawing on the contemplative and mindfulness teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh, the text offers an engaging entry into Human Caring Theory for newcomers and deepens understanding for current practitioners. Clear and simple content supports foundational learning and promotes direct experience related to Watson's work. The book features guided mindfulness activities and artistic practices for each of the ten Caritas Processes, plus case studies and guided procedures to facilitate learning and internalizing the method. The text also serves as the foundational text for the WCSI online course that provides step-by-step instructions on how to integrate and ground the philosophy and abstracts of Human Caring Theory into practice. Additional teaching supports include Power Point slides.New to the Second Edition:New and updated content throughoutPresents new examples from author's research for cultivating daily Caritas and mindfulness practicesEach Caritas process chapter includes micro-practice examples from scholarly work demonstrating use of Watson's TheoryAbundant case studies demonstrating how others have implemented Caring Science and Mindfulness in everyday life and workKey Features:Engages newcomers in learning Human Caring Theory and deepens understanding for current practitionersFacilitates integration of the philosophy and abstracts of Human Caring Theory into clinical practiceProvides abundant case studies and guided activities to reinforce contentIncludes guided mindfulness and artistic practices for each of the Ten Caritas processesDesigned for a diverse audience including undergraduate, graduate, and international nursing and health science studentsServes as the foundational text for the companion WCSI online course (including videos)