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Expertise in nursing practice : caring, clinical judgment & ethics

Author: Patricia E Benner; Christine A Tanner; Catherine A Chesla
Publisher: New York : Springer Pub., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This book examines the nature of clinical knowledge and judgment. The authors present a report of a six-year study of over 1,300 hospital nurses, primarily in critical care. The contributors document and analyze their clinical narratives for stages of clinical skill acquisition and the components of expert practice. Ultimately, this work examines the meaning of expertise in nursing practice through the nurse's use  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia E Benner; Christine A Tanner; Catherine A Chesla
ISBN: 9780826125446 0826125441 9786612012464 6612012463 9780826125453 082612545X
OCLC Number: 263295163
Description: xxvi, 497 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The relationship of theory and practice in the acquisition of skill / Hubert L. Dreyfus and Stuart E. Dreyfus --
Entering the field : advanced beginner practice --
The competent stage : a time of analysis, planning, and confrontation --
Proficiency : a transition to expertise --
Expert practice --
Impediments to the development of clinical knowledge and ethical judgment in critical care nursing / Jane Rubin --
Clinical judgment --
The social embeddedness of knowledge --
The primacy of caring and the role of experience, narrative, and community in clinical and ethical expertise --
Implications of the phenomenology of expertise for teaching and learning everyday skillful ethical comportment / Hubert L. Dreyfus, Stuart E. Dreyfus, and Patricia Benner --
The nurse-physician relationship : negotiating clinical knowledge --
Implications for basic nursing education --
Implications for nursing administration and practice.
Responsibility: Patricia Benner, Christine A. Tanner, Catherine A. Chesla.
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Examines the nature of clinical knowledge and judgment. This title presents a report of a six-year study of over 1,300 hospital nurses, primarily in critical care. It documents and analyzes their  Read more...

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