Writing in Nursing: A Brief Guide

Paperback | December 15, 2016

byThomas Lawrence Long, Cheryl Beck

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Writing in Nursing: A Brief Guide is the ideal, pocket-sized manual for undergraduate nursing students who want to improve their writing.Writing is often a part of many nursing courses, including introductions to health systems, public and community health, leadership, nursing fundamentals, and ethics, and clinical specializations in long-term chronic nursing care, acute medical-surgical care, psychiatric nursing, and child andmaternal health. In addition to research papers, nursing students may write reflective essays, article critiques, case reports or case studies, care critiques, poster presentations, oral presentations with PowerPoint or Prezi slides, practice-change recommendations, and discharge summaries or careplans. The aim of Writing in Nursing: A Brief Guide is to provide nursing students with a practical guide to writing, with clear instructions and concrete examples from students and professionals. In lieu of a conventional rhetorical structure, this book will use the nursing process as the framework forits writing strategies: assessment, diagnosis, outcomes/planning, implementation, and evaluation. It will emphasize that writing like a professional nurse requires thinking like one.

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Writing in Nursing: A Brief Guide is the ideal, pocket-sized manual for undergraduate nursing students who want to improve their writing.Writing is often a part of many nursing courses, including introductions to health systems, public and community health, leadership, nursing fundamentals, and ethics, and clinical specializations in l...

Thomas Lawrence Long, Associate Professor-in-Residence in the University of Connecticut's School of Nursing, is an affiliate in the university's English Department and in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Cheryl Tatano Beck, Board of Trustees Distinguished in the University of Connecticut's School of Nursing, jointly appointed in...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.68 inPublished:December 15, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190202238

ISBN - 13:9780190202231

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"This book is geared towards students in the field of nursing based off of the examples gives, but really it gives students a great start after their English courses to applying writing for their professional careers as students and then their futures as professional nurses and experts." --Kiietti L. Walker-Parker, Alabama AandM University