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Understanding Person-Centred Care for Nursing Associates

Understanding Person-Centred Care for Nursing Associates

Second edition

November 2024 | 192 pages | Learning Matters

Understanding how to deliver effective, person-centred care is vital for a future career as a Nursing Associate. In this second edition, trainee nursing associates will be introduced to the principles of person-centred care, provided with guidance on caring for a broad range of different patient groups (including acute, long-term and palliative care), and prepared for practice in any healthcare setting via case studies drawn from across the lifespan and nursing fields. Key issues relating to providing care such as inclusivity, health inequalities and ethics are covered, including through new case studies.

Key features:

  • Clearly explains the principles and theory underpinning person-centred care to encourage a holistic and evidence-based approach to practice
  • Fully mapped to the NMC standards of proficiency for nursing associates (2018)
  • Case studies and activities drawn from all fields of nursing and across the lifespan illustrate theory in different practice settings
  • Written specifically to address the unique experiences, challenges and requirements of the nursing associate role

ABOUT THE SERIES: The Understanding Nursing Associate Practice series (UNAP) is a new collection of books uniquely designed to support trainee nursing associates throughout their training and into a professional career.

Chapter 1: Providing person-centred care
Chapter 2: Acute and long-term care
Chapter 3: Healthcare ethics and law
Chapter 4: Palliative and end of life care
Chapter 5: Inclusivity in person-centred care
Chapter 6: Public health
Chapter 7: Health promotion and practice education
Chapter 8: Your future in person-centred healthcare

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