New Approach to Professional Practice, A


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    Edition: 1st Edition
  • Format: Soft Cover
  • ISBN: 9780702189029
  • Extent: 328
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  • Category: Nursing

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Nurses are faced with questions related to professional practice and what they may or may not do on a daily basis. Nurses also have to deal with the many conflicting demands made by patients, colleagues and hospital management . The ‘new approach’ adopted in this book offers insight into the dilemmas faced by the 21st century nurse.  The professional practice issues are addressed in the form of case studies, using real-life examples that put the problems into context. This modern approach also offers a broad view of the nursing profession, taking into account macro-environmental influences, as well as the new technologies affecting the profession.

A New Approach to Professional Practice explains the legal, professional and ethical framework within which the nurse must practise, to provide a thorough understanding of these topics.  The text also explains the rights of the patient and the rights and responsibilities of the nurse. Subjects such as modern-day challenges, legal and ethical questions, accountability, duty to care, responsibility, and maintenance of standards are also addressed.

Chapter 1: Macro-environmental influences on professional practice

Chapter 2: Modern-day challenges facing the nursing profession

Chapter 3: Framework for professional practice

Chapter 4: The development of statutory control of nursing and midwifery in South Africa

Chapter 5: Legal framework for nursing and midwifery practice

Chapter 6: What nurses can and can’t do

Chapter 7: Regulation of education and training

Chapter 8: Regulation of practice

Chapter 9: Accountability and responsibility

Chapter 10 Ethical framework for nursing and midwifery practice

Chapter 11 Patients’ rights and responsibilities

Chapter 12 Nurses’ rights and responsibilities

Chapter 13 Organisation of nurses and midwives

Chapter 14 The history of the nursing and midwifery profession

Chapter 15 Nursing philosophy

Chapter 16 Duty to care

Chapter 17 Nursing roles and maintenance of standards in nursing and midwifery practice

Chapter 18 Communication in the healthcare environment

Chapter 19 Advocacy

Chapter 20 Private practice

  • Written in a clear and accessible style so that it is relevant for today’s student.
  • Thorough coverage of the curriculum, which makes this the only book needed for the study of the subject.
  • Clear explanations of key terms so that the student fully understands important concepts.
  • Creative use of case studies so that essential professional practice questions are placed in context.
  • Written by a team of experienced academics and practitioners A New Approach to Professional Practice will offer fresh insights into this challenging field of study.

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Nurses are faced with questions related to professional practice and what they may or may not do on a daily basis. Nurses also have to deal with the many conflicting demands made by patients, colleagues and hospital management . The ‘new approach’ adopted in this book offers insight into the dilemmas faced by the 21st century nurse.  The professional practice issues are addressed in the form of case studies, using real-life examples that put the problems into context. This modern approach also offers a broad view of the nursing profession, taking into account macro-environmental influences, as well as the new technologies affecting the profession.

A New Approach to Professional Practice explains the legal, professional and ethical framework within which the nurse must practise, to provide a thorough understanding of these topics.  The text also explains the rights of the patient and the rights and responsibilities of the nurse. Subjects such as modern-day challenges, legal and ethical questions, accountability, duty to care, responsibility, and maintenance of standards are also addressed.

Chapter 1: Macro-environmental influences on professional practice

Chapter 2: Modern-day challenges facing the nursing profession

Chapter 3: Framework for professional practice

Chapter 4: The development of statutory control of nursing and midwifery in South Africa

Chapter 5: Legal framework for nursing and midwifery practice

Chapter 6: What nurses can and can’t do

Chapter 7: Regulation of education and training

Chapter 8: Regulation of practice

Chapter 9: Accountability and responsibility

Chapter 10 Ethical framework for nursing and midwifery practice

Chapter 11 Patients’ rights and responsibilities

Chapter 12 Nurses’ rights and responsibilities

Chapter 13 Organisation of nurses and midwives

Chapter 14 The history of the nursing and midwifery profession

Chapter 15 Nursing philosophy

Chapter 16 Duty to care

Chapter 17 Nursing roles and maintenance of standards in nursing and midwifery practice

Chapter 18 Communication in the healthcare environment

Chapter 19 Advocacy

Chapter 20 Private practice

  • Written in a clear and accessible style so that it is relevant for today’s student.
  • Thorough coverage of the curriculum, which makes this the only book needed for the study of the subject.
  • Clear explanations of key terms so that the student fully understands important concepts.
  • Creative use of case studies so that essential professional practice questions are placed in context.
  • Written by a team of experienced academics and practitioners A New Approach to Professional Practice will offer fresh insights into this challenging field of study.

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