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Healing Through Communication

Author : Carol Leppanen Montgomery
ISBN : 9781452254104
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Montgomery offers a theory of caring, grounded in both clinical practice and theory, that advances caring as an intrinsic part of nursing. Demonstrating the depth and complexity of caring communication, she describes the qualities and behavioral manifestations needed to communicate caring to the patient, while admitting the emotional risks facing caregivers. A model is presented which describes the support necessary within the health care system to sustain this level of communication and to help caregivers cope with these emotional demands.

Healing Through Communication

Author : Carol Leppanen Montgomery
ISBN : 0803951205
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Montgomery offers a theory of caring, grounded in both clinical practice and theory, that advances caring as an intrinsic part of nursing. Demonstrating the depth and complexity of caring communication, she describes the qualities and behavioral manifestations needed to communicate caring to the patient, while admitting the emotional risks facing caregivers. A model is presented which describes the support necessary within the health care system to sustain this level of communication and to help caregivers cope with these emotional demands.

Nursing Theories And Nursing Practice

Author : Marlaine C Smith
ISBN : 9780803642249
Genre : Medical
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Noted nursing scholars explore the historical and contemporary theories that are the foundation of nursing practice today. The 4th Edition of this popular book meets the needs of today’s students with an expanded focus on the middle range theories and practice models that link theory to clinical practice. You’ll explore their role in the real-world and learn how they are used to research and test the interventions with the best outcomes.

Challenges And Solutions In Patient Centered Care

Author : Judith Belle Brown
ISBN : 1857759869
Genre : Medical
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Series Editors: Moira Stewart, Judith Belle Brown and Thomas R Freeman The application of the patient-centered clinical method has received international recognition. This book introduces and fully examines the patient-centered clinical method and illustrates how it can be applied in primary care. It presents case examples of the many problems encountered in patient-doctor interactions and provides ideas for dealing with these more effectively. It covers a wide range of topics and issues including palliative care, abuse, dying patients, ethical challenges and the role of self-awareness. Many narratives originate from patients' and family members' experiences, providing perspectives of great power and value. The Patient-Centered Care series is of great value to all health professionals, teachers and students in primary care.

Caring In Nursing Classics

Author : Marlaine C. Smith
ISBN : 9780826171115
Genre : Medical
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This book is a primer on, and key resource for, the art and science of caring. It presents 36 classic book chapters and journal articles, with bridge and contextual frames, and teaching tool for use from undergraduate to graduate and doctoral levels. This book includes nine thematic sections: how caring plays in nursing, the concept of caring, theoretical perspectives, seminal research studies, research designs and methods, practice models, caring for community health issues and in terms of policy, and leadership and administration.

Caring An Essential Human Need

Author : Madeleine M. Leininger
ISBN : 0814319939
Genre : Medical
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Madeleine Leininger: The Phenomenon of Caring: Importance, Research Questions and Theoretical Considerations. Delores Ann Gaut: Conceptual Analysis of Caring: Research Method. Marilyn A. Ray: Philosophical Analysis of Caring Within Nursing. Joyceen Boyle: An Application af the Structural-Functional Method to the Phenomenon of Caring. Em Olivia Bevis: Caring: A Life Force. Jean Watson: Sone Issues Related to a Science of Caring for Nursing Practice. Kathryn G. Gardner: The Meaning of Caring in the Context of Nursing. Michael J. Higgings: Care, Culture and Praxis. Madeleine Leininger: Cross-Cultural Hypothetical Functions of Caring and Nursing Care. Barbara Guthrie: The Interrelatedness of the Caring Patterns in Black Children and Caring Process Within Black Families. Kathryn G. Gardner: Patients' and Staff Nurses' Perceptions of Supportive Nursing Behaviors: A Preliminary Analysis . Joan Uhl: Caring as the Focus of a Multidisciplinary Health Center for the Elderly. Rosemarie Rizzo Parse: Caring from a Human Science Perspective. Madeleine Leininger: Some philosophical, Historical and Taxonomic Aspects of Nursing and Caring in America Culture. Peter Morley: Reflections on the Biopolitics of Human Nature and altruism.

Interaction For Practice In Community Nursing

Author : Ann Long
ISBN : 9781349147571
Genre : Medicine
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This exciting book covers a range of models and approaches to advanced communication within the context of contemporary community health care nursing. Theoretical definitions of communication will be given and the intricacies involved in initiating, maintaining and closing a therapeutic relationship are examined. The essential skills for health-giving communication, relating to information giving, health promotion, counselling and the therapeutic use of the self, are highlighted. Barriers to effective communication will be discussed, together with practical suggestions for overcoming these barriers.

Narratives Health And Healing

Author : Lynn M. Harter
ISBN : 9781135610975
Genre : Health & Fitness
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This distinctive collection explores the use of narratives in the social construction of wellness and illness. Narratives, Health, and Healing emphasizes what the process of narrating accomplishes--how it serves in the health communication process where people define themselves and present their social and relational identities. Organized into four parts, the chapters included here examine health narratives in interpersonal relationships, organizations, and public fora. The editors provide an extensive introduction to weave together the various threads in the volume, highlight the approach and contribution of each chapter, and bring to the forefront the increasingly important role of narrative in health communication. This volume offers important insights on the role of narrative in communicating about health, and it will be of great interest to scholars and graduate students in health communication, health psychology, and public health. It is also relevant to medical, nursing, and allied health readers.

Ahna Standards Of Holistic Nursing Practice

Author : American Holistic Nurses' Association
ISBN : 0834210452
Genre : Medical
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This book is the first to put holistic caring-healing interventions into action. Endorsed by the American Holistice Nurses' Association, this work offers explicit guidelines for over fifty standards of holistic practice. Holistic philosophy, foundation, ethics, theories, research, and process are all covered. A must for anyone interested in holistic nursing practice.

Advanced Practice Nursing E Book

Author : Ann B. Hamric
ISBN : 9781437720082
Genre : Medical
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Covering all advanced practice competencies and roles, this book offers strategies for enhancing patient care and legitimizing your role within today’s health care system. It covers the history of advanced practice nursing, the theory behind the practice, and emerging issues. Offering a comprehensive exploration of advanced practice nursing, this edition also adds a focus on topics including the APN scope of practice, certification, and the ethical and legal issues that occur in clinical practice. The development of all major competencies of advanced practice nursing is discussed: direct clinical practice, consultation, coaching/guidance, research, leadership, collaboration, and ethical decision-making. Advanced practice competencies are discussed in relation to all advanced practice nursing and blended CNS-NP roles (case manager, acute care nurse practitioner), highlighting the shared aims and distinctions of each role. In-depth discussions on educational strategies explain how competencies develop as the nurses’ practice progresses. A chapter on research competencies demonstrates how to use evidence-based research in practice, and how to promote these research competencies to other APNs. A conceptual framework shows the clear relationship between the competencies, roles, and challenges in today’s health care environment. Practical strategies are provided for business management, contracting, and marketing. Comprehensive information covers the essential competencies of the new Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. More exemplars (case studies) provide real-life scenarios showing APN competencies in action. A new chapter shows how to provide reliable and valid data to substantiate your impact and justify equitable reimbursement for APN services, also enhancing your skills in quality improvement strategies, informatics, and systems thinking. Information on telehealth considerations covers the new sources of electronic healthcare information available to patients and describes how to counsel them on using reliable resources.

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