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Delivering Person-Centred Care in Nursing

Delivering Person-Centred Care in Nursing

Second Edition (Revised and Updated Edition)
  • Bob Price - Healthcare Education and Training Consultant

February 2022 | 224 pages | Learning Matters

Delivering holistic, person-centred care is at the heart of the nursing role. This book will develop your understanding of what person-centred care actually means and how to apply it to assessment and the planning, delivery and management of care, enhancing all aspects of your practice.

Key features

·       Each chapter is mapped to the NMC Standards (2018)    

·       Two parts take you from the underpinning theory and philosophy through to practical application and person-centred care in action. 

·       Case studies and activities encourage you to reflect on your own experiences and how the themes of person-centred care are applied in practice. 

Part 1 Person-centred care: theory and philosophy
Chapter 1: Person-centred care: concepts, origins and challenges
Chapter 2: Person-centred care and the nursing process
Part 2 How to deliver person-centred care
Chapter 3: Case study one: helping Abraham survive Covid-19
Chapter 4: Case study two: helping John cope with surgery
Chapter 5: Case study three: helping Tom learn about diabetes
Chapter 6: Case study four: helping Susan counter depression
Chapter 7: Checking back and looking forward

Bob Price

Bob Price is a healthcare education and training consultant. Formerly, he was Director, Postgraduate Awards in Advancing Healthcare Practice at the Open University. A passionate educator, Bob has assisted students at every level from pre-registration programmes of study up to and including Doctor of Philosophy. Bob’s doctoral thesis was on the negotiation of learning and strategies used by students and tutors to develop scholarly and professional forms of expression. More About Author

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