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New international text Nurses and Nursing leads off with chapter by Truth leaders

March 2017 – The exciting new textbook Nurses and Nursing: The Person and the Profession includes a chapter on nursing’s image by Truth leaders Sandy Summers and Harry Jacobs Summers. Edited by Pádraig Ó Lúanaigh, RN, EdD, the thought-provoking new textbook from Routledge “draws on international contributors with a range of backgrounds to explore, engage with and challenge readers in understanding the many aspects and elements that inform and influence contemporary nursing practice.” Our chapter is “Nursing’s public image: Toward a professional future.” We thank Dr. Lúanaigh for the opportunity to be a part of this important new project. Please consider this book for your classes in professionalism, nursing and society, and nursing leadership. Click here to request a free copy for review now! See more about the book below:

Nurses and Nursing: The Person and the Profession

Edited by Pádraig Ó Lúanaigh

© 2017 – Routledge, 208 pages

Part I: Understanding nursing and nurses

Chapter 1: Nursing’s public image: Toward a professional future
     Sandy Summers and Harry Jacobs Summers

Chapter 2: Nursing, a trusted brand: Do we dare to care?
     Pádraig Ó Lúanaigh

Chapter 3: The changing nature of nurse education: Preparing our future workforce
     Elizabeth Rosser

Chapter 4: The unique role of the nurse: The organisation of nursing careers
     Kay Norman

PART II Developing your nursing practice

Chapter 5: Nursing regulation: Being a professional
     Maureen Morgan and Robert Parry

Chapter 6: Nurses influencing healthcare: Leading as a professional
     Lisa Bayliss-Pratt and Liz Fenton

Chapter 7: Creating your professional identity: Becoming the nurse you want to be
     Mike Cook

PART III Contexts of health care and nursing

Chapter 8: Health literacy and the nurse–patient partnership
     Jacquie Kidd

Chapter 9: The global context of health care delivery
     Allison Squires

Chapter 10: The economic challenge for healthcare services
     Helen Myers and Di Twigg

Chapter 11: Political and policy influences on health care: Are nurses political and do they need to be?
     John S.G. Wells and Jennifer Cunningham


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