From Novice to Expert: Excellence and Power in Clinical Nursing Practice

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Prentice Hall, 2001 - Medical - 307 pages
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This coherent presentation of clinical judgement, caring practices and collaborative practice provides ideas and images that readers can draw upon in their interactions with others and in their interpretation of what nurses do. It includes many clear, colorful examples and describes the five stages of skill acquisition, the nature of clinical judgement and experiential learning and the seven major domains of nursing practice. The narrative method captures content and contextual issues that are often missed by formal models of nursing knowledge. The book uncovers the knowledge embedded in clinical nursing practice and provides the Dreyfus model of skill acquisition applied to nursing, an interpretive approach to identifying and describing clinical knowledge, nursing functions, effective management, research and clinical practice, career development and education, plus practical applications.For nurses and healthcare professionals.

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A great introduction to the nursing process. Although it was required reading, I am glad I read it. Read full review

Contents

Uncovering the Knowledge Embedded
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The Dreyfus Model of Skill Acquisition
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An Interpretive Approach to Identifying
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