Becoming a Nurse: An Evidence-based Approach by Maria Fedoruk

Becoming a Nurse: An Evidence-based Approach

byMaria Fedoruk, Anne Hofmeyer

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Becoming a Nurse: An Evidence-based Approach (second edition) is a clear and concise introduction to the contexts of the contemporary nursing environment. The second edition takes an evidence-based approach to equip student nurses with the core knowledge and skills necessary for theirundergraduate program and clinical placement and to take into their careers. Written with every day, accessible language and a systematic structure, Becoming a Nurse covers key topics in nursing including the Australian healthcare system, communication technologies, leadership and evidence-basedpractice. Each chapter is rich with features to support student learning and competency development, and has been updated throughout to include the latest references and research in nursing. The second edition includes new chapters on interprofessional collaboration, cultural diversity in healthcare, researchin clinical practice, translating knowledge into practice, and health information systems and technologies.

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Maria Fedoruk is Program Director of the Stage 2 Bachelor of Nursing program, School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of South Australia. Anne Hofmeyer is Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of South Australia.

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Title:Becoming a Nurse: An Evidence-based ApproachFormat:PaperbackDimensions:356 pages, 9.65 × 7.48 × 0.03 inPublished:December 5, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019558872X

ISBN - 13:9780195588729

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Table of Contents

Introduction1. Becoming a Nurse2. Transition from Student Nurse to Registered Nurse3. Interprofessional Collaboration4. Cultural Diversity in Healthcare5. Entering Clinical Settings6. Research in Clinical Practice7. Australia's Healthcare System8. Leadership in Nursing an Healthcare9. Essential Competencies for the Registered Nurse10. Translating Research Knowledge into Practice11. Safety, Quality and the Registered Nurse12. Legal Responsibilities and Ethics13. Health Information Systems and Technologies14. Lifelong learning and the Registered Nurse