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Transition to Professional Nursing Practice

Second Edition
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October 2020 | 448 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Provides final year nursing students with comprehensive guidance on how to make the leap from student to registered nurse, helping them to master the skills needed to progress from supervised to professional practice.

Packed with key information, theory and advice, this book covers essential topics such as leadership and management, decision-making, professional development, assessment, law and ethics. Before providing students with an insightful overview of global nursing, exploring the issues of nurse migration and outlining the specific requirements for registering as a nurse in countries outside of the UK.

To further support students in their learning, the book is packed with engaging activities that encourage critical reflection, real-life example scenarios to help with decision-making, and references to the author’s personal experiences of professional development.
Rob Burton, Graham Ormrod and Angela Darvill
Becoming a qualified nurse
Rob Burton, Graham Ormrod and Angela Darvill
Transition
Graham Ormrod and Rob Burton
Improving safety and quality of care
Graham Ormrod, Nichola Barlow and Rob Burton
Accountability and ethical decision-making
Graham Ormrod, Nichola Barlow and Rob Burton
Accountability, decision-making and the law
Rob Burton and Graham Ormrod
Leading, managing and working in teams
Rob Burton and Graham Ormrod
Learning, teaching and assessment in practice
Graham Ormrod and Rob Burton
Getting the job that you want
Val Ely, Rob Burton and Graham Ormrod
Preparation for personal and professional development
Rob Burton and Graham Ormrod
Global and international nursing
Graham Ormrod and Rob Burton
Conclusion

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Rob Burton

Associate Professor Dr Rob Burton is International Program Director in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, responsible for leading a post-registration transnational Bachelor of Nursing programme based in Singapore and leading the strategy for internationalization. He is a UK Registered Nurse (Learning Disability) and is a registered Lecturer/Practice Educator. He has been involved in Nurse Education since 1990, his previous educational career roles have encompassed contributions to teaching, delivery, development and leadership of courses at Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral levels as well as Transnational... More About Author

Graham Ormrod

Dr Graham Ormrod recently retired from the University of Huddersfield where his latest role had been The Director of Health Partnerships. He has an extensive experience in both teaching and management in academia and nursing practice. Previous roles have included being the Divisional Head for Acute Care at the university and prior to joining the university he had a number of roles at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, including Divisional Nurse and Associate Director of Professional Development. He has a particular interest in enhancing student nurses’ experiences, exploring their shifting identities, ethical decision-making, and... More About Author