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Building Professional Nursing Communication

Jill Lawrence, Cheryl Perrin, Eleanor Kiernan


AUD $ 81.95 / NZD $ 88.95

Establishing and building effective relationships are essential skills for safe nursing practice. Building Professional Nursing Communication guides students through the concepts integral to successful communication for nurses. Each chapter addresses communication theory and clearly demonstrates how it can be applied both to university studies and to professional nursing practice.

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Communicating Quality and Safety in Health Care

Communicating Quality and Safety in Health Care

Rick Iedema, Donella Piper, Marie Manidis


AUD $ 81.95 / NZD $ 88.95

In response to the growing emphasis on clinicians' capacity to practise effective communication, Communicating Quality and Safety in Health Care provides real-time communication scenarios and interprofessional case studies. The book engages healthcare trainees from across medicine, nursing and allied health services in a comprehensive and probing discussion of the communication demands that confront today's healthcare teams.

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The Road to Nursing

The Road to Nursing

Nick Arnott, Penny Paliadelis, Mary Cruickshank


AUD $ 79.95 / NZD $ 86.95

Commencing a nursing qualification can be an exciting and daunting prospect. The Road to Nursing empowers nursing students to become effective practitioners by providing an in-depth foundational knowledge of the key concepts and skills that will underpin their entire nursing journey. Written by an expert team of academics and practising nurses, this text emphasises the importance of meaning-making, supporting students to critically engage with key knowledge that informs their ongoing learning, development and professional identity.

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Ethics and Law for Australian Nurses

Ethics and Law for Australian Nurses, 4e

Kim Atkins, Sheryl de Lacey, Bernhard Ripperger, Rebecca Ripperger


AUD $ 84.95 / NZD $ 91.95

A sound understanding of moral and legal obligations is critical to developing responsible nursing practice and building the nurse-patient relationship. Ethics and Law for Australian Nurses provides a practical framework for understanding the ethical and legal dimensions of nursing practice. The fourth edition has been thoroughly revised to include updates to legislation, the NMBA professional standards and case examples. A new chapter on the legal system and a fully revised chapter on duty of care and negligence provide a thorough overview of the law as it applies to nursing practice.

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Leading and Managing Health Services

Leading and Managing Health Services

Gary E. Day, Sandra G. Leggat


AUD $ 84.95 / NZD $ 91.95

Leading and Managing Health Services: An Australasian Perspective provides a comprehensive overview of leadership and management in health services with a particular focus on the Australasian context. This text aims to help students develop leadership and management skills, and to critically analyse the issues they will face in practical health service settings. The book features a contemporary approach to learning, in line with the Health LEADS Australia framework which focuses on five key leadership attributes: Leads self, Engages systems, Achieves outcomes, Drives innovations and Shapes systems. It also offers a rich pedagogy both in the text and companion website.

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Yatdjuligin, 2e

Odette Best, Bronwyn Fredericks


AUD $ 81.95 / NZD $ 88.95

Yatdjuligin: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nursing and Midwifery Care introduces students to the fundamentals of the health care of Indigenous Australians from the perspectives of both the patient and the professional. Designed for both non-Indigenous and Indigenous nurses and midwives who will work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients, this book addresses the relationship between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and mainstream health services, and prepares students for practice in a variety of contexts.

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Cultural Safety in Aotearoa New Zealand

Cultural Safety in Aotearoa New Zealand, 2e

Dianne Wepa


AUD $ 61.95 / NZD $ 66.95

In this second edition of Cultural Safety in Aotearoa New Zealand, editor Dianne Wepa presents a range of theoretical and practice-based perspectives adopted by experienced educators who are active in cultural safety education. Thoroughly revised to incorporate the latest methods and research, this edition reflects updates in government policies and nursing practices, and features new chapters on ethical considerations when working cross-culturally, as well as the legislative requirements of the Nursing Council of New Zealand.

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Public Health

Public Health, 2e

Pranee Liamputtong


AUD $ 84.95 / NZD $ 91.95

Public Health: Local and Global Perspectivesprovides students with a comprehensive overview of Australian and international public health issues and contexts. It introduces the discipline of public health and aims to deepen students' understanding of the determinants of health, historical and theoretical perspectives of public health, current health research and evidence-based practice. This fully revised and expanded edition includes new chapters on ethics in public health, planning and evaluation, individual behavioural change, gender-based health inequalities and public health approaches to drug use.

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Essential Epidemiology

Essential Epidemiology, 4e

Penelope Webb, Chris Bain, Andrew Page


AUD $ 94.95 / NZD $ 104.95

Now in its fourth edition, Essential Epidemiology is an engaging and accessible introduction to the foundations of epidemiology. It addresses the study of infectious and chronic diseases, public health and clinical epidemiology, and the role of epidemiology in a range of health monitoring and research activities. Contemporary, historical and hypothetical examples enable students to engage with content, while mathematics is kept understandable with complex mathematics housed in optional material so the book remains accessible.

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