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Achieving competencies for nursing practice : a handbook for student nurses

Author: Sheila Reading; Brian Webster
Publisher: Berkshire : Open University Press, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Quality patient care relies on the demonstration of competencies by nurses at all stages of their education and developing career. This exciting textbook is designed to help student nurses better understand the competencies set out by the NMC and equip them to achieve and demonstrate competency as they prepare to qualify as a nurse.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Reading; Brian Webster
ISBN: 9780335246748 0335246745
OCLC Number: 871481630
Description: xviii, 270 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1.The importance of evidence-based professional nursing practice / Brian Webster --
Section 1 Professional values --
2.Professional values for nursing / Chris McLean --
3.Owning your standards of care / Debbie Banks --
Section 2 Communication and interpersonal skills --
4.Developing effective communication and interpersonal skills / Alison Brown --
5.Developing skills in solution-focused interactions / Steve Smith --
6.Communication in difficult situations / Delia Pogson --
Section 3 Nursing practice and decision-making --
7.An introduction to clinical decision-making in practice / Mary-Jane Baker --
8.Advanced decision-making: involving patients and relatives in decisions on care / Jackie Bridges --
Section 4 Leadership, management and team working --
9.Effective leadership, management and team working skills / Yvonne Middlewick --
Contents note continued: 10.Enhancing and developing leadership, management and team working skills in the community setting / Mark Rawlinson --
11.Leadership, management and team working in an acute care setting / Pauline Black --
Section 5 Achieving competencies: simulation, working with mentors and learning when working abroad --
12.Simulation: crafting your care / Kate Goodhand --
13.Working with mentors: how to get the most from working with your mentors in practice / Cathy Sullivan --
14.Learning abroad: the student experience of nursing in a European or international context / Brian Webster.
Other Titles: Handbook for student nurses
Responsibility: edited by Sheila Reading and Brian Webster.

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