Contexts of Nursing - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780729542463, 9780729585835

Contexts of Nursing

5th Edition

An Introduction

Authors: John Daly Sandra Speedy Debra Jackson
Paperback ISBN: 9780729542463
eBook ISBN: 9780729585835
eBook ISBN: 9780729585811
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 23rd June 2017
Page Count: 448

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Contexts of Nursing: An Introduction, 5th edition provides comprehensive coverage of the key ideas underpinning contemporary nursing practice in Australia and New Zealand. Each chapter introduces nursing students to the big issues in nursing and healthcare, highlighting the theory, language, research and debate in a way that will challenge the reader and encourage reflection and discussion.

Key Features

  • Highly respected editorial team and contributors who are at the forefront of nursing practice
  • Revised and updated learning objectives, key words, reflective questions, recommended readings and
  • Emphasis on the different levels and roles in nursing, nursing specialisations and scope of practice to help students understand the ever evolving landscape of nursing

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Presenting nursing … a career for life
Chapter 2 - Visioning the future by knowing the past
Chapter 3 - The gendered culture of nursing: a historical review
Chapter 4 - Nursing and social media - NEW!
Chapter 5
- Ideas and theory informing nursing
Chapter 6 - Becoming a critical thinker
Chapter 7 - Reflective practice: what, why and how
Chapter 8 - Research in nursing
Chapter 9 - Ethics in nursing
Chapter 10 - An introduction to legal aspects of nursing practice
Chapter 11 - Power and politics in the practice of nursing
Chapter 12 - Becoming a nurse leader
Chapter 13 - Integrated care and multidisciplinary teamwork
Chapter 14 - Technology and professional empowerment in nursing
Chapter 15 - Nursing and informatics: a transformational synergy
Chapter 16 - Healthy communities: the evolving roles of nursing
Chapter 17 - Health disparities: the social determinants of health - NEW!
Chapter 18 - Mental health promotion - NEW!
Chapter 19 - The challenges and rewards of rural and remote nursing
Chapter 20  -Cultural safety in nursing and midwifery
Chapter 21 - Connecting clinical and theoretical knowledge for practice
Chapter 22 - Global health and nursing - NEW!


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About the Authors

John Daly

Affiliations and Expertise

Dean, Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology Sydney, NSW

Sandra Speedy

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Psychologist, Emeritus Professor, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW

Debra Jackson

Affiliations and Expertise

Faculty of Health, University of Technology (UTS), Sydney, Australia