Making of Nurse Professionals

ISBN-10: 0763780561

ISBN-13: 9780763780562

Edition: 2011 (Revised)

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An Ethical Framework for Nurse Practitionersoffers a unified, comprehensive moral philosophy that is foundational to professional identity formation in nursing, and a visionary, grounded plan for students to engage in the development of professional identity. This text is perfect for bothnurse educators and nursing students who want a fresh look at the historical, psychological, philosophical and ethical, and societal roots of professionalism in nursing.An Ethical Framework for Nurse Practitioners synthesizes professionalism and ethical theory in a new way, and solves problems not previously addressed in conceptualizations of professionalism.     
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List price: $109.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 8/19/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 150
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

What Is the Nature of a Profession and of Nurse Professionals?
Professionalism in Nursing: An Overview
Problems of Professional Education
Ethical Theory Traditions
Integration of Ethical Traditions
Organization and Focus of the Book
The Crises in Professionalism and Professional Education
Status of Contemporary Professionalism
The Semantics of Professionalism in Nursing
The Missing Educational Piece: Attending to the Psychological and Ethical Self
Sociological and Educational Factors That Contribute to the Missing Piece
Revisiting Professionalism in Nursing Education
Roots and Branches of Professionalism
The Historical and Social Roots of Professions
Reflections on Nurse Professionalism
The Linguistic Roots of Professions and Professionals
Professions Defined
Defining Professionalism in Nursing
Hegemony in Nursing, Ethics, and Professionalism
Is It Possible to Develop an Inclusive Ethical Framework for Nurse Professionals?
The Place of Virtue Ethics Within Nursing
A Time of Dramatic Change
From Transactional to Transformational
A Changing World View: The Return to a Transformational Approach
Virtue Ethics and the Foundations of Western Thought
Virtue Ethics and the Foundations of Eastern Thought
Virtue Ethics as Central to a Practice Discipline
The Historial Context: Virtue Ethics in Nursing
A Framework for Nurse Professionals
A Transformational, Ethical Framework for Nurse Professionals (FrNP)
The Stairstep Model of Professional Transformation
Thorny Issues
Benefits of the FrNP and the Stairstep Model
How Can Professionalism Be Taught?
Learning a Profession: Considerations and Strategies
Education Within the Professions
Understanding Students in the Professions: Common Ground
How Should Ethics and Professionalism Be Taught?
Measuring Professionalism
Structuring Professionalism
Professionalism and Ethics
Measurement of the Global Construct of Professionalism
Developing Strategies for Evaluating Professionalism
Virtues Significant in Nursing
Virtues and Faith Orientations
Virtues in Practice
The Development of a Virtuous Nurse Professional
Virtues Significant in Nursing
Equipping the Next Generations of Nurse Professionals
Emerging Trends in Nursing
Focus on the Nurse Professional as Fitting
Next Steps for Nursing Education
Challenges for the Future
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