Transitions in Nursing is an important book for undergraduate nurses and recent graduates as they move from student nurse to graduate nurse. As with the 1st edition, this book has been written by a breadth of Australian academics and clinical nurse practitioners. Unique in its Australian foundation and application, this book deals with all the professional issues nursing students need to consider as they prepare to move from university to the workplace of the graduate nurse.
Title of bookTransitions in nursing : preparing for professional practice
Pagination1 - 1
Place of publicationMarrickville, N.S.W.
NotesContents: 1 Managing the transition from student to graduate nurse -- 2 Becoming a competent, confident professional practitioner -- 3 Becoming part of a team -- 4 Understanding organisational culture in the community health setting -- 5 Understanding organisational culture in the hospital setting -- 6 Preparing for role transition -- 7 Processes of change in bureaucratic environments -- 8 Caring for self: the role of collaboration, healthy lifestyle and balance -- 9 Managing approaches to nursing care delivery -- 10 Dealing with ethical issues in nursing practice -- 11 Communication for effective nursing -- 12 On gender in nursing: a discussion of issues and directions -- 13 Perspectives on quality in nursing -- 14 Managing emotional reactions in patients, families and colleagues. 15 Excellence in practice: technology and the registered nurse -- 16 Establishing and maintaining a professional profile: issues in the first year of practice -- 17 Dealing with the theory/practice gap in clinical practice -- 18 Reflective practice for the graduate nurse -- 19 Mentoring for new graduates -- 20 Professional career development: development of the CAPABLE nursing professional -- 21 Transitional programs.
Publication classificationB1.1 Book chapter
Copyright notice2007, Elsevier
Editor/Contributor(s)E Chang, J Daly