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Clinical Judgement and Decision Making in Nursing
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Clinical Judgement and Decision Making in Nursing

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March 2020 | 256 pages | Learning Matters

Clinical decision-making is a fundamental part of professional nursing care and it is essential that students develop sound judgement and decision-making skills in order to deal confidently with the challenges they will encounter as registered nurses. This book enables pre-registration nursing students to understand, develop and apply these skills in order to practise safely and effectively. The book links theory to realistic student experiences and clinical scenarios to show how to use these skills in practice.

Key features:

·        Fully mapped to the new NMC standards of proficiency for registered nurses (2018)

·        Contains clinical scenarios illustrating decision making in practice

·        Activities challenge students and build confidence in their judgement and decision making skills.

 
Chapter 1: What is clinical judgement and decision-making in nursing?
 
Chapter 2: Collaborative clinical decision-making
 
Chapter 3: Using observation to inform decisions
 
Chapter 4: Systematic clinical decision-making
 
Chapter 5: Standardised clinical decision-making
 
Chapter 6: Prioritising decisions in delivering care
 
Chapter 7: Experience and intuition in decision-making
 
Chapter 8: Reflective judgement and decision-making
 
Chapter 9: Ethical sensitivity in decision-making
 
Chapter 10: Accountability for nursing decisions
 
Chapter 11: Confidence in clinical decision-making
 
Chapter 12: Matrix decision-making model and ‘PERSON’ evaluation tool

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Mooi Standing

Dr Mooi Standing is an independent academic nursing consultant with over 40 years’ experience that includes: (i) practising mental health and adult nursing in a range of hospital and community settings; (ii) lecturing pre-registration and post-registration nursing students from certificate to Master’s level and presenting scholarly papers at international nursing conferences; (iii) researching how nurses develop clinical decision-making skills and publishing articles, books and chapters on this topic for nursing students, registered nurses and advanced practitioners; and (iv) providing external consultancy in curriculum development... More About Author

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