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Understanding Decision-Making in Nursing Practice
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Understanding Decision-Making in Nursing Practice

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November 2022 | 360 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

A clear, accessible and evidence-based introduction to effective decision-making in nursing. It discusses the processes and frameworks that support clinical reasoning and applies theory and knowledge to the nursing context.

Activities and case studies provide regular opportunities to apply theory to practice with real-world examples of decision making in action encourage students to reflect on and draw from their own lived experiences.

The book has been carefully developed to support students in meeting the NMC Future Nurse Standards of Proficiency and draws from many of the lessons learned during the Covid-19 pandemic, making it a rich learning resource for all student and qualified nurses.

 
Part 1 Decision Making: Theory and Practice
Karen Holland and Debbie Roberts
Chapter 1 Principles of Decision Making for Practice
Debbie Roberts
Chapter 2 Making Decisions as a Student: Decision-Making Opportunities
Joanne Cleary-Holdforth and Therese Leufer
Chapter 3 Using Evidence for Decision-Making
Debbie Roberts
Chapter 4 Reflection and Learning from Decision Making
Marcia Kirwan
Chapter 5 Ethical Issues and Decision Making in Practice
Jenni Templeman and Karen Holland
Chapter 6 Communication Skills and Decision Making in Practice
 
Part 2 Decision Making in Practice
Tony Warne and Gareth Holland
Chapter 7 Decision Making in Mental Health Nursing
Angela Darvill and Natalie Robinson
Chapter 8 Decision Making in Children’s and Young People’s Nursing Practice
Louise Cogher and Dale Nixon
Chapter 9 Decision Making in Learning Disability Nursing
Deborah Atkinson and Jane McGrath
Chapter 10 Decision Making in the Field of Adult Nursing
 
Part 3 Decision Making for Health care
Angela Williams
Chapter 11 Decision Making for Risk Assessment and Patient Safety in Practice
Melissa Corbally and Karen Holland
Chapter 12 Decision Making in Complex Situations in Practice
Stephen Prydderch and Daniel Lucy
Chapter 13 Decision Making for Promoting Health and Preventing Ill Health in Practice
Debbie Roberts and Karen Holland
Chapter 14 Decision Making and Nursing Education in a Global Pandemic

Karen Holland

Karen Holland is the Founding Editor of Nurse Education in Practice journal and a senior lecturer ( Honorary ) in the School of Health and Society , University of Salford. She has co- edited and authored seven books , two of which are in their 3rd Edition (both translated into Japanese ) . She has been a Series Editor of nursing books for two major publishers , focused on supporting student learning in practice .Her main interests and career experience is in the field of nursing education , and in particular curriculum development and evaluation , evidence -based teaching and learning as well as research informed practice. Her most recent... More About Author

Debbie Roberts

Professor Debbie Roberts has deep expertise in nursing, with over 30 years of experience as a qualified nurse, and 20 years as a nurse academic for universities in Wales and England.  Debbie’s areas of teaching and research expertise includes practice and immersive learning, as well as clinical simulation. She has a particular interest in linking research, teaching and innovation; ensuring that evidence-based teaching is used within nurse education and relevant research is embedded into the curriculum.  Debbie supports PhD students and has examined several PhD candidates. Widely published in the field of nurse education, Prof... More About Author

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