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Caring Science, Mindful Practice: implementing Watson's human caring theory [Electronic book] by Kathleen Sitzman; Jean WatsonCaring Science, Mindful Practice offers unique and practical project examples that nurses will consider for their practice or educational settings. With its integration of Watson's caring science and mindfulness principles, Sitzman and Watson have extended knowledge of Watson's caring science and caritas processes through integrating Thich Nhat Hahn's mindfulness perspective and practices. The book offers rich examples of nursing projects that may broaden nursing care for greater patient and student satisfaction and assist nurses with holistic self-care." -- Gale Robinson-Smith, PhD, RN is Associate Professor, College of Nursing, Villanova University, International Journal for Human Caring This book provides wonderful tools for nurses to use in practice, education, or even for self-care. Designed for any nurse, new or experienced, who wishes to learn more about applying Jean Watson's Human Caring Theory to practice, it supplies the meaning behind the importance of having a practice based on mindfulness.... It] is a practical, easy-to-read book for all nursing audiences and could be used at any educational level."--Doody's Medical Reviews "Sitzman and Watsons' book is an invaluable resource√n The strength of this book is its simplicity on one level yet its complexity as the reader works throughout the layers incorporated within the book."--Nursing Times This is the first text to help students and practicing nurses translate and integrate the philosophy and abstracts of Caring theory into everyday practice. It was developed for use as the primary text for an online caring theory course that will be offered through the Watson Caring Science Institute in October 2013. Through case examples and guiding activities, the book helps students and practitioners to more fully comprehend the meaning and use of each Caritas Process. It draws upon the contemplative and mindfulness teaching of Thich Nhat Hahn, a renowned Buddhist monk, poet, author, teacher, and peace activist. Each of the ten Caritas Processes are clearly presented by the author and accompanied by guided mindfulness and artistic practices to support learning and absorption of the method. These artistic practices include the use of images, art, metaphors, and expressive symbols that are designed to promote meaningful introspection and self-awareness√>=the underpinnings of genuine Caritas practice. The book reflects several years of teaching by the author, who has been invited by several large health care institutions (including Kaiser-Permanente) to provide training based on her materials. Key Features: Helps students and practitioners to integrate the philosophy and abstracts of Caring theory into clinical practice Offers case studies and guided activities to reinforce content Draws upon the contemplative and mindfulness teachings of Thich Nhat Hahn Includes concrete guided mindfulness and artistic practices for each of the ten Caritas Processes Designed for a wide audience including undergraduate, graduate and international nursing students
Publication Date: 2013-07-30
Human Caring Science : a theory of nursing by Jean WatsonHuman Caring Science: A Theory of Nursing, Second Edition by renowned nurse theorist Jean Watson discusses the balance between science and caring that forms the basis of the nursing profession. Watson's Theory of Human Care draws from Western and Eastern philosophers, approaching the human care relationship as a moral concept. Further, it seeks to elucidate the human care process in nursing, preserve humanity and the inner life of patients, and reintroduce true caring and healing into educational and clinical practices.Thoroughly revised and updated, each chapter provides fresh insights and contemporary thinking making it accessible to undergraduates as well as graduates and practicing nurses. This Second Edition also includes a new research chapter with the latest empirical work on assessing and measuring caring, examples of practice models, and multi-site research.
Mastering Precepting (Electronic Book) by Beth Tamplet Ulrich; Sigma Theta Tau International Staff (Contribution by)Nurse Preceptors have the power to make or break a career, and good ones can inspire a nurse to achieve greatness. But effective precepting programs depend on two critical groups - the nurses who support, teach and coach and the nurses who organize and manage the program. Beth Ulrich - nationally recognized for her research in work environments and transitional experiences of new graduate nurses - brings both groups the knowledge, tools skills and wisdom for success. Written for staff nurses and their managers, Mastering Precepting: A Nurse s Handbook for Success helps nurse preceptors learn how to teach and also to seek the support they need to be effective. For Managers, it emphasizes the importance of providing nurse preceptors with positive and supportive experiences.
Publication Date: 2018-11-01
The Role of the Preceptor [Electronic Resource] by Jean Pieri Flynn; Madonna C. StackThoroughly updated, this practical "how-to" guide provides a useful and easy-to-follow framework for developing and implementing preceptor programs, for learning to precept students, and for facilitating the development of expertise in both preceptors and preceptees. The contributor list includes specialists within a wide spectrum of clinical nursing settings who have expertise in preceptor program development. This text is essential to nursing faculty and nursing clinicians who want to set up preceptor programs, guide student experiences, or help orient novice practitioners to the practice setting. It explains the differences between precepting and mentoring or teaching; provides insights into preceptor programs; and explores internships, residencies, and mentoring.
Nurse Preceptor Program Builder [Print version] by Diana SwihartAccompanying CD-ROM includes customizable versions of the manual's tools and templates, the Effective nurse preceptor workbook, the Effective nurse preceptor PowerPoint presentation, the Assistant nurse preceptor workbook, and the Assistant nurse preceptor PowerPoint presentation.
Publication Date: 2007-01-01
Adult Learner [Print Version] by Elwood F. Holton; Malcolm S. Knowles; Richard A. SwansonThis much acclaimed text has been fully updated to incorporate the latest advances in the field. As leading authorities on adult education and training, Elwood Holton and Dick Swanson have revised this edition building on the work of the late Malcolm Knolwes. Keeping to the practical format of the last edition, this book is divided into three parts. The first part contains the classic chapters that describe the roots and principles of andragogy, including a new chapter, which presents Knowles' program planning model. The second part focuses on the advancements in adult learning with each chapter fully revised updated, incorporating a major expansion of Androgogy in Practice. The last part of the book will contain an updated selection of topical readings that advance the theory and will include the HRD style inventory developed by Dr. Knowles. This new edition is essential reading for adult learning practitioners and students and HRD professionals. It provides a theoretical framework for understanding the adult learning issues both in the teaching and workplace environments. * Provides a theoretical framework for understanding adult learning issues both in teaching and workplace environments * Essential reading for a wide audience of practitioners and students in the field of adult learning and human resource development * Incorporates Knowles'classic theories on adult learning alongside the latest advances in the field
Publication Date: 2005-01-25
Fast Facts for the Nurse Preceptor by Margaret Curry CioccoDedicated and competent nurse preceptors are vital to the success of health care organizations and to the retention of nurses in the profession. Yet clinical teaching and supervision are skills that must be developed; a knowledgeable and experienced practitioner does not automatically become a successful nurse preceptor. This pithy reference guide for nurses in the preceptor role is brimming with information about how to successfully educate, protect, socialize, and evaluate nurses transitioning into a new environment. In an easy-access, bulleted format, this resource helps preceptors establish clinical objectives, execute evaluation and feedback techniques, identify role responsibilities, develop positive communication skills, and develop effective teaching/learning strategies. The guide addresses the qualities of a good preceptor, communication and delegation skills, and the importance of evidence-based practice for the preceptor role. It discusses how to prepare new nurses for the reality shock of entering a new arena, and how to recognize and help the preceptee who is struggling. Nurse preceptors will gain insight into how to assist preceptees in organizing their clinical day and prioritizing their responsibilities. From suggestions in conflict resolution and bullying, to aids in developing critical thinking skills, to advice on completing relevant documentation, this guide helps new nurse preceptors provide a well-orchestrated orientation that will ensure a positive experience for novice nurses and the subsequent delivery of quality, patient-centered care. Sample competency forms and clinical tools add to the book's utility, as well. Key Features: Delivers vital information on all aspects of successful nurse preceptorship in a concise, easy-access format Includes evidence-based content throughout Provides guidance on identifying and developing successful nurse preceptors Addresses organization, prioritization, delegation, effective communication, conflict resolution, and the development of critical thinking skills Offers key information on competency assessment and evaluations A special "Preceptor's Problem Solver" chapter addresses clinical issues unique to the nurse preceptor's role
Publication Date: 2015-06-01
Adult Learning Theory (Andragogy)
A short video from the PC3 team focusing on Malcolm Knowles' theory of andragogy or adult learning. This video is licenced under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License.
Scope and Standards of Practice for Preceptor Advancement by American Advancement; Joyce W. Roth (Editor); Diana Swihart (Editor); Solimar Figueroa (Editor)Preceptors have always been present in board rooms, clinical settings, schools, and work environments where onboarding and role transitions occur. They formally and informally engage in coaching and mentoring in varying degrees for a specific time period, working with students, new graduates, new employees, and individuals moving into new roles and responsibilities. Exceptional Preceptors inspire preceptees (sometimes called protégés) to excel, to explore their organizations, and to actively contribute to their own success. Effective Preceptors provide the grounding students and employees need to ensure a successful emersion into the culture and climate of their studies and work.However, for all the power Preceptors have to make or break a career depending on their motivation, preparation and support in any organization, there has been no standardization of competencies or practice for preceptoring until now. This work establishes a scope and standards of practice for advancing Preceptors in alignment with recognizing preceptoring as a specialty requiring a unique set of qualities and skills. It provides the definitions, values and beliefs, theoretical framework, scope of practice, standards of practice and competencies of preceptoring in health care as established by the American Academy for Preceptor Advancement (AAPA) Preceptor Certification Committee following an in-depth practice analysis of preceptoring in academic and healthcare facilities. This Scope and Standards of Practice for Preceptor Advancement is an essential text for practicing and aspiring certified Preceptors at every level of achievement.
Publication Date: 2014
Core Curriculum for Preceptor Advancement by Joyce RothThis is an essential text for building consistency in preceptor education and training towards preceptor specialty practice and certification. It provides information, strategies, tools and learning activities needed to guide organizations accurately and effectively through preceptor development and process standardization for successful onboarding, competency verification, and transitions of preceptees to service and practice.Featured topics include:A provision for preceptoringFoundational preceptor concepts, theories, models, and competenciesRelationships, responsibilities, and accountabilities of team membersCommunication processes and ethical considerations that value diversityConflict management, reality shock, and mitigating learning defense mechanismsLearning needs, plans, applied adult learning principles, feedback and evaluationPopulation and situation specific preceptoringUse of simulation in preceptoringPreceptor self-care and renewalPreceptors are constantly developing, evolving, and maturing. This text provides a foundation for developing and advancing preceptors beyond the informal "other duties as assigned" role and moving them into formal academic and professional development, recognition, and preparation for certification as Preceptor Specialists.
Publication Date: 2015
These articles focus on the educational attributes of nursing preceptors as well as considerations for understanding different learning styles and behaviors of the preceptees.