Person-Centred Practice in Nursing and Health Care by Brendan McCormack
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Person-centred Practice in Nursing and Health Care is a comprehensive and practical resource for all nurses and healthcare practitioners who want to develop person-centred ways of working.  This second edition which builds on the original text Person Centred Nursing, has been significantly revised and expanded to provide a timely and topical exploration of an important subject which underpins all nursing and healthcare, edited by internationally renowned experts in the field.

Person-centred Practice in Nursing and Health Care looks at the importance of person-centred practice (PCP) from a variety of practice, strategic, and policy angles, exploring how the principles of PCP underpin a variety of perspectives, including within leadership and in the curriculum.  The book explores not only a range of methodologies, but also covers a variety of different healthcare settings and contexts, including working within mental health services, acute care, nursing homes, the community, and working with children and people with disabilities.

Key features:

Significantly updated and expanded since the previous edition, taking into account the considerable changes in recent health care advancements, including the ‘Francis’ report Builds on previous perspectives of person-centredness in nursing and applies them in a broader nursing and health care context Includes a stronger exploration on the role of the service-user Shows the use of life-story and narrative approaches as a way of putting the individual’s identity at the heart of the care relationship Includes learning features such as links to current practice developments and reflective questions

About Brendan McCormack

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Professor Brendan McCormack, Professor of Nursing Research, Institute of Nursing Research, University of Ulster. Director of Nursing Research and Practice Development, Royal Hospitals Trust, Belfast. Adjunct Professor of Nursing, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.Dr. Tanya McCance, Reader, Institute of Nursing Research, University of Ulster. Director of Nursing Research and Development, Ulster Community and Hospitals Trust, Belfast.
Published July 20, 2016 by Wiley-Blackwell. 288 pages
Genres: Professional & Technical. Non-fiction