Contexts of Nursing

Contexts of Nursing

An Introduction

6th Edition - September 3, 2020

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  • Authors: John Daly, Debra Jackson
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780729543569

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Contexts of Nursing, 6th edition by John Daly and Debra Jackson introduces undergraduate nursing students in Australia and New Zealand to the theory, knowledge language and scholarship of professional nursing practice. Written by leading academics at the forefront of nursing education and research, the 6th edition features a range of stories and voices that will challenge the reader and encourage reflection and discussion. Each chapter introduces key topics within the contexts of nursing including critical thinking, reflective practice, informatics, legal and ethical requirements, leadership and the evolving roles of nursing.

Table of Contents

  • Cover image
  • Title page
  • Table of Contents
  • Copyright
  • CONTRIBUTORS
  • PREFACE
  • Chapter 1: PRESENTING NURSING … A CAREER FOR LIFE
  • CONCLUSION
  • Chapter 2: VISIONING THE FUTURE BY KNOWING THE PAST
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CONCLUSION
  • Chapter 3: NURSING AND SOCIAL MEDIA
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CONCLUSION
  • Chapter 4: KEY CONCEPTS INFORMING NURSING: CARING, COMPASSION AND
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CONCLUSION
  • Chapter 5: BECOMING A CRITICAL THINKER
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CONCLUSION
  • Chapter 6: REFLECTIVE PRACTICE: WHAT, WHY AND HOW
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CONCLUSION
  • Chapter 7: RESEARCH IN NURSING
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CONCLUSION
  • Chapter 8: ETHICS IN NURSING
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CONCLUSION
  • Chapter 9: AN INTRODUCTION TO LEGAL ASPECTS OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY PRACTICE
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CONCLUSION
  • Chapter 10: POWER AND POLITICS IN THE PRACTICE OF NURSING
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CONCLUSION
  • Chapter 11: BECOMING A NURSE LEADER
  • INTRODUCTION
  • Healthcare in context
  • CONCLUSION
  • Chapter 12: INTEGRATED CARE AND MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAMWORK
  • INTRODUCTION
  • What is the role of the nurse in multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary teamwork?
  • What attributes do nurses require to be effective integrated care team members?
  • CONCLUSION
  • Chapter 13: TECHNOLOGY AND PROFESSIONAL EMPOWERMENT IN NURSING
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CONCLUSION
  • Chapter 14: NURSING PRACTICE AND DIGITAL HEALTH INTERVENTIONS: A FOCUS ON IMPROVING CARE
  • INTRODUCTION
  • Opportunities: Implications for nursing practice
  • CONCLUSION
  • Chapter 15: HEALTHY COMMUNITIES: THE EVOLVING ROLES OF NURSING
  • INTRODUCTION
  • What do we mean by community?
  • Community nursing roles
  • CONCLUSION
  • Chapter 16: HEALTH DISPARITIES: THE SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH
  • INTRODUCTION
  • Social determinants of health
  • CONCLUSION
  • Knowledge
  • Actions
  • Integration
  • Chapter 17: MENTAL HEALTH PROMOTION
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CONCLUSION
  • Chapter 18: THE CHALLENGES AND REWARDS OF RURAL AND REMOTE NURSING
  • INTRODUCTION
  • The tyranny of distance and population sparsity
  • The nature of rural and remote nursing
  • The challenge of sustaining the rural and remote workforce
  • CONCLUSION
  • REFLECTIVE QUESTIONS
  • Chapter 19: CULTURAL SAFETY IN NURSING AND MIDWIFERY
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CONCLUSION
  • Chapter 20: CONNECTING CLINICAL AND THEORETICAL KNOWLEDGE FOR PRACTICE
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CONCLUSION
  • Chapter 21: GLOBAL HEALTH AND NURSING
  • INTRODUCTION
  • State of the World’s Nursing report data collection
  • CONCLUSION
  • GLOSSARY
  • INDEX

Product details

  • No. of pages: 448
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2020
  • Published: September 3, 2020
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780729543569

About the Authors

John Daly

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Debra Jackson

Professor Debra Jackson AO is a distinguished nurse scientist and scholar, and her career has spanned clinical practice, academic work, research and scholarship. She is a Fellow of the Australian College of Nursing, and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK). In 2015 she won a Principal Fellowship of the NIHR‐funded Oxford Biomedical Research Centre, awarded in recognition of sustained contribution to generating knowledge to enhance the care of NHS patients. In 2019, her work was honoured through her being awarded Officer of the Order of Australia(AO) for distinguished service to medical education in the field of nursing practice and research as an academic and author. In 2020 Professor Jackson was named as Australia’s leading nurse researcher by The Australian newspaper in their list of Australia’s Top 250 Researchers. This was based on highest number of citations from papers published in the last five years in the 20 top journals in the field. In 2020 she was appointed Fellowship Ad Eundem, Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Nursing, Susan Wakil School of Nursing, University of Sydney, NSW; Editor‐in‐Chief, Journal of Advanced Nursing, Wiley Online Library

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