With this book, readers will gain essential knowledge on delivering client care-to the individual patient, the family, and the community. The text includes major sections on designing and evaluating client care interventions, promoting innovation, change, and diffusion in practice, client care delivery, and a wealth of information on the business aspects of CNS practice.
Includes bibilographical references and index.
Purchased with Kelowna General Hospital Foundation funds.
Uncovering the knowledge embedded in clinical nursing practice; the Dreyfus model of skill acquisition applied to nursing; an interpretive approach to identifying and describing clinical knowledge; the helping role; the teaching-coaching function; the diagnostic and monitoring function; effective management of rapidly changing situations; administering and monitoring; monitoring and ensuring the quality of health care practices; organizational and work-role competencies; implications for research and clinical practice; implications for career development; the quest for a new identity and new entitlement in nursing; excellence and power in clinical nursing practice.