Transitions in Nursing

2nd Edition

Preparing for Professional Practice

Authors:

  • Esther Chang
  • Esther Chang
  • John Daly
  • John Daly
  • Table of Contents

    Ch1 Managing the transition of student to graduate nurse by Esther Chang and John Daly

    Ch2 Becoming a competent, confident professional practitioner by Jill White

    Ch3 Becoming part of a team by Mary Fitzgerald and Judy Amadio

    Ch4 Understanding organisational culture in the community health setting by Gay Edgecombe

    Ch5 Understanding organisational culture in the hospital setting by Mary Courtney, Jane Yacopetti
    and Claire Rickard

    Ch6 Preparing for role transition by Kathleen Kilstoff and Suzanne Rochester

    Ch7 Processes of change in bureaucratic environments by Patrick Crookes and Stephen Knight

    Ch8 Caring for self by Judy Lumby

    Ch9 Managing approaches to nursing care delivery by Patricia Davidson and Doug Elliott

    Ch10 Dealing with ethical issues in nursing practice by Megan-Jane Johnstone and Elizabeth Crock

    Ch11 Communication for graduate nurses by Jane Stein-Parbury

    Ch12 The gendered world of nursing practice: a discussion of issues and directions by Judith Clare, Debra Jackson and Mairi Walker

    Ch13 Perspectives of quality and risk management in nursing by Rhonda Griffiths and Carol Walker

    Ch14 Managing emotional reactions in patients, families and colleagues by Paul Morrison and
    Christine Ashley-Coe

    Ch15 Developing excellence in practice: technology and the beginning nurse by Alan Barnard and Darian Ward

    Ch16 Establishing and maintaining a professional profile: issues in the first year of practice by Judy Mannix, Ana Smith and Lyn Stewart

    Ch17 Dealing with theory-practice gap in clinical practice by Maxine Duke, Helen Forbes and Rosalie Strother

    Ch18 Reflective practice for the graduate nurse by Kim Usher, Kim Foster and Lee Stewart

    Ch19 Mentoring for new graduates by Stephen Neville and Denise Wilson

    Ch20 Professional career development by Margaret McMillan and Jane Conway

    Ch21 Transitional programs by Leanne Cowan and

    Details

    No. of pages:
    400
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2008
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone Australia
    Print ISBN:
    9780729538367
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780729578363

    About the authors

    Esther Chang

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor, School of Nursing, Family and Community Health, University of Western Sydney, NSW, Australia

    Esther Chang

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor, School of Nursing, Family and Community Health, University of Western Sydney, NSW, Australia

    John Daly

    Affiliations and Expertise

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

    John Daly

    Affiliations and Expertise

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