Nursing Theory in Australia (2e)
, formerly University of Western Sydney
Nursing Theory in Australia
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Nursing Theory in Australia explores the important area of nursing theory from an Australian perspective. The new edition has been thoroughly updated and revised to reflect contemporary thinking.
Table of contents
- Nursing Theories: An Introduction to their Development and Application
- Do What Comes Naturally - Only Doing it Better (or the Relationship of Nursing Research and Nursing Theory)
- The Relationship Between Theory and Research
- Ways of Knowing in Nursing
- Nursing Process: A Problem Solving Approach to Patient Care
- Changing Conceptions in Nurse Theorising: Historical and Social Perspective's in the United States of America and Australia
- Considerations of Context: The Crucial Modertaor
- Selecting a Nursing Theory for Clinical Practice: Anaylsis and Critique
- The Application of Lehninger's Sunrise Model to the Culturally Appropriate Care of Indigenous Australians
Merilyn King & Andrea Averis
- Parse's Human Becoming School of Thought
- Developing a Theory-Based Nursing Practice
- Preserving Integrity: A Theory for Nursing
- Nursing Theory and Practice Model of Public Participation
- Theory Generation Through Reflective Practice
- Speaking Feminisms in Nursing
- Towards an Understanding of Technology and Nursing Practice
- Evidence Based Nursing: Integrating Research into Practice
Judith Parker, Linda Johnson & Robyn Faulkner
- Nursing Theory: Whose Interest are Being Served?
Sandra Speedy & Stephen Kermode
New to this edition
- Chapter 3, Nursing Theory and Practice
- Chapter 15, FeminismChapter 16, Technology and Nursing
- Chapter 16, Technology and Nursing
- Chapter 17, Evidence Based Nursing
- New Contributors adding to the wide range of perspectives of the book.
Features & benefits
- Contributions from researchers who are widely regarded as experts in their fields.
- Retains its emphasis on comprehensively representing the breadth and focus of Australian scholarship and research in nursing theory. Chapters are scholarly and understandable.
- Demonstrates the importance and relevance of nursing theory to good nursing practice, an important connection which undergraduate nurses need to make to become effective health care professionals.
- Key themes include:
-Theory is always historically and contextually embedded: it changes as views on what counts as valid knowledge changes;
-Theory is constructed both 'bottom up' (from practical experience) and 'top down' (from conceptual thinking);
-Theory always reflects a partial view of reality.
- Encourages students to develop reflective and critical thinking strategies and practices that will help them in their future or current professional lives.
- Includes learning objectives, end of chapter questions, a glossary and extensive references for further reading.
- Professsor Jennifer Greenwood heads the Professional Nursing Unit at the University of Western Sydney based at Westmead Hospital.