Art and Aesthetics in Nursing

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 1994 - Medical - 363 pages
This book presents a new potential for health care in scholarship, edu cation, and practice. Does the aesthetic environment affect the qualit y of care? Can art be a significant force in healing? Celebrated contr ibutors demonstrate the deep connections between aesthetic awareness a nd caring-based practice. Music, narrative, painting, and more are fea tured as viable therapeutic modalities essential for reclaiming nursin g as a human art and science.
 

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Contents

ARTAS ASKING AND KNOWING
3
in Nursing
19
Coming to Moral Consciousness through
67
A Paradigm for Originating
91
Integrating the Arts and Humanities into
117
Incorporating Multiple Modes of Awareness
145
Narrative in Nursing Practice and Education
163
The Art of Painting Meets the Art of Nursing
191
A Different Window
263
Aesthetic Spiritual Healing Dimensions in Music
291
The Use of DanceMovement Therapy
301
Reflections
319
Pathway to Synthesis
331
A Brief Tale Of Summer
345
Index
357
Copyright

Photography and Storytelling
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