Knowledge for Contemporary Nursing Practice

Knowledge for Contemporary Nursing Practice

By Patricia Cronin, RGN, BSc(Hons), MSc(Nursing), DipN(Lond); and Karen Rawlings-Anderson, RGN, BA(Hons), MSc(Nursing), DipNEd


Section 1 The nature of nursing knowledge
1 - Why is philosophy relevant to nursing?
2 - How do we know?
3 - What is nursing theory?
4 - What is the relationship between nursing theory, research and practice?

Section 2 The Nature of Nursing Practice
5 - How do we use concepts in practice?
6 - What is professional nursing practice?
7 - How do we make decisions about care?
8 - How do we manage care?
9 - What is reflective practice?