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cover image - Transitions in Nursing - E-Book VBK,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780729598095
Publication Date: 12-21-2023
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $43.99

Transitions in Nursing - E-Book VBK, 6th Edition

by Esther Chang, RN, CM, PhD, MEdAdmin, BAppSc(AdvNur), DNE and Deborah Hatcher, RN, Dip(Teach), BHSc(N), MHPEd, PhD, MACN

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Transitions in Nursing - E-Book VBK,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780729598095
Publication Date: 12-21-2023
Imprint: Elsevier
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Now in its sixth edition, Transitions in Nursing continues to challenge, motivate and assist students
as they transition to the workforce in different health environments.
The text provides practical, real-life support for nurses preparing for professional practice,
ensuring they have a comprehensive understanding of what they will encounter and how best to
manage the transition period. It covers common issues faced by graduate nurses, important skills
for dealing with the world of work, and the organisational environments in which nurses work.
This edition features new contributors, new content, and the latest evidence-based research,
statistics, standards and procedures, making it a must-have addition for all senior nursing students
and recent graduates.
    • Fully updated, evidence-based, comprehensive content from experts in the field
    • Practical strategies and suggestions for removing stress, strain and culture shock
    • A focus on self-care
    • Case studies, reflective questions and exercises throughout to help apply learning to the real-life workplace
    Student and Instructor resources on Evolve:
    • Case studies + reflective questions
    • New chapter on infection prevention and control in the current climate
    • New chapter on bullying and strategies to deal with it
    • New content on cultural safety
  • Section 1: From Student to Graduate

    1. Managing the transition from student to graduate nurse
    Esther Chang

    2. Becoming a competent, confident, professional registered nurse
    Jill White

    3. Becoming part of a team
    Tracy Levett-Jones and Lorinda Palmer

    4. Understanding organisational culture in the community health setting
    Anna Williams and Deborah Hatcher

    5. Understanding organisational culture in the hospital setting
    Ritin S. Fernandez

    6. Preparing for role transition
    Sara Karacsony and Melanie Eslick

    7. Processes of change in bureaucratic environments
    Susan Alexander

    Section 2: Skills for Dealing with the World of Work

    8. Caring for self: the roles of collaboration, healthy lifestyle and balance
    Katherine Cooper and Shyama G. K. Ratnayake

    9. Managing approaches to nursing care delivery
    Vicki Drury

    10. Dealing with ethical issues in nursing practice
    Megan-Jane Johnstone

    11. Communication for effective nursing
    Jane Stein-Parbury and Joel S. Zugai

    12. Evidence-based practice/knowledge translation: a practical guide
    Tiffany Conroy

    13. Infection prevention and control in the healthcare setting
    Lesley Andrew

    14. Perspectives on quality in nursing
    Steven A. Frost

    15. Managing emotional reactions in yourself, patients, families and colleagues
    Leah East

    16. Leadership in nursing and clinical practice
    Nathan J. Wilson and Julia Morphet

    Section 3: Organisational Environments

    17. Technology and the registered nurse
    Caleb Ferguson

    18. The challenge of bullying in nursing
    Lauretta Luck and Kath Peters

    19. Establishing and maintaining a professional identity: portfolios and career progression
    Jane Frost

    20. Critically reflective practice for the graduate
    Carey Mather and Helen Almond

    21. Mentoring for new graduates
    Stephen Neville and Denise Wilson

    22. Professional career development: development of the CAPABLE nursing professional
    Jane Conway and Emily Baxter

    23. Transition into practice: the regulatory framework for nursing
    Leeanne Heaton

    24. Understanding primary healthcare
    Jane L. Phillips, Louise D. Hickman and Priyanka Vandersman

    Index
  • Esther Chang, RN, CM, PhD, MEdAdmin, BAppSc(AdvNur), DNE, Director of Research, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Western Sydney University, NSW and Deborah Hatcher, RN, Dip(Teach), BHSc(N), MHPEd, PhD, MACN, Dean of the School of Nursing and Midwifery and Parramatta South campus Provost at Western Sydney University
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