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....
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......
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.
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.
Meaning of Spirituality and the Nurse's ...Role in Providing Spiritual Care to the Dying Patient
This Chapter discusses the meaning of spirituality and how to provide spiritual care to the patient......
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...
Spirituality: Connectedness Through Bein...g and Doing
This chapter outines the concept of spirituality and its historical place in nursing; reviews reasons for the neglect of spirituality in nursing theory, education and practice; and highlights a spirit...ual orientation to mental health nursing practice...
The Patient Nurse
The discovery that our power truly does come from the same source as our wounds helps us to see the nurse as wounded healer, to see the patient in every nurse, . . . and the nurse in every patient. To... explore this mystery is to open ourselves to the realm of spirituality; to the gifts of wonder, heightened awareness, deeper connections, and the possibilities of a fuller life even in the face of suffering and death.
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.
Making Evidence Meaningful; Back to the ...Future
This Chapter discusses how the Institute developed a distinctive approach to the translation (systematic review), transfer (guideline production) and utilisation (development of systems for implementa...tion) of the best available evidence...
The Joanna Briggs Collaboration
This chapter discusses how the Joanna Briggs Institute in Adelaide, South Australia, collaborated with not only other Australian states, but also with cities and countries around the world......
Innovation for Improved Practice (eviden...ce-based health care)
This chapter discusses how by 2002 the Institute recognised that it was not enough to provide resources and technology for researchers; clinicians and students also needed these facilities......
Emerging Methodologies: an Evolution of ...Idea (Joanna Briggs)
This Chapter discusses how continued methodological innovation will continue to play a significant role in the future of the Institute......
Psychosocial Bases of Dementia
This chapter discusses in detail the psychological impacts of the biophysical conditions which give rise to dementia. It outlines the loss of functions that can occur when suffering from dementia and ...discusses the feeling of 'identity'...