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Professional Development, Reflection and Decision-Making in Nursing and Healthcare, 2nd Edition

Professional Development, Reflection and Decision-Making in Nursing and Healthcare, 2nd Edition

Melanie Jasper, Megan Rosser, Gail Mooney

ISBN: 978-1-118-30327-6

May 2013, Wiley-Blackwell

256 pages

$34.99

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This essential text brings together in one place the inextricably linked concepts of professional development, reflective practice and decision-making. Fully updated and revised throughout, the new edition of this easy-to-follow, jargon-free title is targeted at nursing and healthcare practitioners and nursing students, providing clear guidance to help the reader think critically about their practice, work within professional boundaries, be accountable for their actions, and plan for their future.

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About the Contributors vii

Introduction 1

1 The Context of Professional Development 6
Melanie Jasper and Gail Mooney

2 Reflection and Reflective Practice 41
Melanie Jasper and Megan Rosser

3 Reflective Writing for Professional Development 83
Melanie Jasper and Gail Mooney

4 Decision-Making in Professional Practice 109
Georgina Koubel

5 Work-based Learning and Portfolios 136
Melanie Jasper and Megan Rosser

6 Moving from Clinical Supervision to Person-centred Development: A Paradigm Change 168
Paul Elliott

7 Practising as a Professional 204
Melanie Jasper and Megan Rosser

Index 241

“This text is a comprehensive and easy to navigate guide to all aspects of professional development, reflection and decision making in nursing and healthcare. The content is delivered in an easy to read and understandable format.”  (Journal of Perioperative Practice, 1 January 2014)