Becoming an Advanced Healthcare Practitioner - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750654418, 9780702038471

Becoming an Advanced Healthcare Practitioner

1st Edition

Editors: Gillian Brown Susan Esdaile Susan Ryan
Paperback ISBN: 9780750654418
eBook ISBN: 9780702038471
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 21st February 2003
Page Count: 256


This text examines advanced practice in the health professions and the importance of evidence-based practice, continuing professional development, using theory to inform practice, being reflective, ethical, and organized, and proactively planning a career as an advanced practitioner.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Appreciating the big picture. You are part of it! The socio-political influences on health practice in the public and private sphere.
Chapter 2: Developing competencies for advanced practice. How do I get there from here?
Chapter 3: Integrating theory and practice. Using theory creatively to enhance professional practice. Chapter 4: Evidence-based practice. Informing practice and critically evaluating related research. Chapter 5: Enhancing reflective abilities. Interweaving reflection into practice.
Chapter 6: Do you reason like a (health) professional?
Chapter 7: Creating Scholarly Practice. Integrating and applying scholarship to practice.
Chapter 8: Creating occupational practice. A multidisciplinary health focus.
Chapter 9: Using adult education theories. Facilitating others' learning in professional practice settings.
Chapter 10: Role models and mentors. Informal and formal ways to learn from exemplary practice. Chapter 11: The leading edge of competence. developing your potential for advanced practice. Chapter 12: Consultancy and Advanced Teaming. Promoting practice beyond the healthcare environment. Epilogue.


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About the Editor

Gillian Brown

Susan Esdaile

Susan Ryan

Affiliations and Expertise

Reader in Educational Development in the Health Sciences, University of East London