Caring in Nursing Classics

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Caring in Nursing Classics

SKU# 9780826171115

An Essential Resource

Author: Marlaine C. Smith PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

Editors: Marlaine C. Smith PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN Marian C. Turkel RN, PhD, NEA-BC, FAAN Zane Robinson Wolf PhD, RN, FAAN


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This is a core resource for nursing educators and students at all levels who seek fundamental perspectives on the art and science of caring. The book is organized into nine sections providing an in-depth analysis of the evolution of caring scholarship, systematic reviews of the concept of caring, theoretical perspectives, middle-range and grand theories, seminal research studies, research designs and methods, practice models for the integration of caring within contemporary hospital-based practice environments, caring in communities and for the environment, leadership and administrative issues, and the future of caring science. It is co-published with the Watson Caring Science Institute (WCSI).


Product Details 

  • Publication Date December 12, 2012
  • Page Count 532
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826171115

Table of Contents 

Part I Caring in the Discipline of Nursing

Part II Analyzing the Concept of Caring

Part III Theoretical Perspectives on Caring

Part IV. Seminal Research Related to Caring

Part V Research Designs and Methods for Studying Caring

Part VI Caring-based Nursing Practice Models

Part VII Caring and the Community

Part VIII Caring Leadership and Administration

Part IX Synthesis and Epilogue

Interview With The Author 

Caring in Nursing Classics: Video Interview With the Editors