Nursing skills in professional and practice contexts

Moore, Tina and Cunningham, Sheila ORCID logoORCID: (2019) Nursing skills in professional and practice contexts. Skills in Nursing Practice . Routledge, London. ISBN 9781138479487, e-ISBN 9781351065627, pbk-ISBN 9781138479494. [Book] (doi:10.4324/9781351065627)


Quick and easy to reference, this short, clinically focused guide is ideal for use on placements or for revision.

The professional role of the nurse is at the very foundation of good care management and provision. Nurses are accountable to patients, the public, employers and their entire profession. It is imperative that you have a sound understanding of the various ethical, legal and professional issues you will face during your career. This competency-based text covers:

- Professional issues and accountability
- Communication
- The patient journey
- Diagnostic testing
- Care planning
- Managing and leading in the clinical environment
- End-of-life care

Outlining relevant key concepts, lifespan matters, assessment and nursing skills, it also helps you learn by including learning outcomes, concept map summaries, activities, questions and scenarios with sample answers, and critical reflection thinking points. It is suitable for pre-registration nurses, students on the nursing associate programme and newly qualified nurses.

Item Type: Book
Research Areas: A. > School of Health and Education > Adult, Child and Midwifery
Item ID: 28726
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Depositing User: Sheila Cunningham
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2020 10:15
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2020 18:25

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