Breast Cancer Diagnosis - Detection Meth...ods and Emotions
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Research Piece B: Breast Cancer Diagnosis - Detection Methods and Emotions...
What CanTeen Patients Think about Their ...Treatment
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Research Piece D: What CanTeen Patients Think about Their Treatment...
Transformational Leader as Teacher in a ...Rural Health Setting
This chapter relays the experience of being a nursing leader in a rural health setting. It then analyses this experience and points out the lessons that can be learned from it......
Facilitation of Learning by Individuals ...and Within Teams
This chapter discusses the use of role theory in teaching nurses and nurse managers to bring about professional role development for themselves and their colleagues with their patients....
Ethical Decision Making in Nursing Manag...ement
This chapter will focus on addressing the following three questions: What is ethics?; What is a moral problem?; What decision-making processes can and should be used for dealing with moral problems in... nursing management contexts?
Spiritual Care of Palliative Care Patien...ts
This chapter identifies the four spiritual needs, and, secondly, presents examples of how spiritual care is delivered by Registered Nurses (RNs) to their palliative care patients......
Managing with a Culturally Diverse Workf...orce
The purpose of this chapter is to discuss the issues that managers in health care organisations need to consider in developing and deploying a culturally diverse workforce......
Change, Change and More Change: the Neve...r-Ending Story
This chapter explores the concept of change. It shows how change can mean different things to different people and guides nurse managers on how to successfully lead their team through change....
Casualisation: a Paradigm for Change
There is an increasing casualisation of the workforce across all professional nursing practice. This trend to a new style of working provides challenges and opportunities for nursing practitioners....
In Praise of Tall Poppies: Nursing's Nee...d for Leadership
This chapter examines the skills and strategies associated with leadership and the relationship between leadership and change. It also emphasises that nurses should take pride in being led by those wh...o have the skills to lead.
Nursing Management and Leadership: Looki...ng Beyond Professional Boundaries to Achieve Organisational Goals in Health
Nurse unit managers play a key role in the effective and efficient delivery of health care services. Better understanding of the nurse unit manager's role and its requirements is a challenge for nurse... leaders.
Promoting Excellence in Customer Service
This chapter shares a range of principles and practices that underpin quality customer service. The discussion presents an overview of the "who", "why", "what" and "how" of promoting excellence in cus...tomer service..
Spirituality in Care
The process of providing spiritual support for a person can be very challenging yet equally rewarding for the caregiver. There are times when the exercise has a successful outcome and times when it is... not so apparent.
Spirituality as a Healing Force
This chapter offers ideas, not opinions fixed like concrete in my mind, but a glimpse into my ongoing and ever-evolving view of spirituality - what it is and what it implies within the uniqueness of t...he nurse-client relationship.
Ageing, Spirituality and the Nursing Rol...e
It is at the final stage of the life cycle that holistic nursing care should be practised. Nurses working in this specialty need a basic understanding of the spiritual dimension and ageing in our soc...iety to be able to deliver effective nursing care...
Spiritual Care in Dementia - Nurturing t...he Human Spirit
In order to provide quality care there needs to be some understanding of the person's sense of reality. This reality can be detected through their behaviours and understood within the context of their... whole life...