Contexts of Nursing: An Introduction, 5th edition provides comprehensive coverage of the key ideas underpinning contemporary nursing practice in Australia and New Zealand. Each chapter introduces nursing students to the big issues in nursing and healthcare, highlighting the theory, language, research and debate in a way that will challenge the reader and encourage reflection and discussion.
New to this Edition
◾Content updated to reflect national registration and standards for practice of the NMBA and NCNZ
◾'Stories' throughout - featuring case studies on chapter content
◾Reflection points throughout the chapters to encourage personal reflection
◾New chapters, including:
- Nursing and social media
- Health disparities: the social determinants of health
- Mental health promotion
- Global health and nursing
◾Includes eBook with print purchase on evolve
◾Highly respected editorial team and contributors who are at the forefront of nursing practice
◾Revised and updated learning objectives, key words, reflective questions, recommended readings and
◾Emphasis on the different levels and roles in nursing, nursing specialisations and scope of practice to help students understand the ever evolving landscape of nursing
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 - Presenting nursing . a career for life
Chapter 2 - Visioning the future by knowing the past
Chapter 3 - The gendered culture of nursing: a historical review
Chapter 4 - Nursing and social media - NEW!
Chapter 5 - Ideas and theory informing nursing
Chapter 6 - Becoming a critical thinker
Chapter 7 - Reflective practice: what, why and how
Chapter 8 - Research in nursing
Chapter 9 - Ethics in nursing
Chapter 10 - An introduction to legal aspects of nursing practice
Chapter 11 - Power and politics in the practice of nursing
Chapter 12 - Becoming a nurse leader
Chapter 13 - Integrated care and multidisciplinary teamwork
Chapter 14 - Technology and professional empowerment in nursing
Chapter 15 - Nursing and informatics: a transformational synergy
Chapter 16 - Healthy communities: the evolving roles of nursing
Chapter 17 - Health disparities: the social determinants of health - NEW!
Chapter 18 - Mental health promotion - NEW!
Chapter 19 - The challenges and rewards of rural and remote nursing
Chapter 20 -Cultural safety in nursing and midwifery
Chapter 21 - Connecting clinical and theoretical knowledge for practice
Chapter 22 - Global health and nursing - NEW!
By John Daly, RN, BA, MEd(Hons), BHSc(N), PhD, MACE, AFACHSE, FCN, FRCNA, Dean, Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology Sydney, NSW; Sandra Speedy, RN, BA(Hons), DipEd, MURP, EdN, MAPS, FANZCMHN, Consultant Psychologist, Emeritus Professor, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW and Debra Jackson, RN, CommNursCert, BHSc(Nurs) MNurs, PhD, Professor of Nursing, Faculty of Health, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW