From the Publisher
* Written in a clear accessible style which assumes no prior knowledge
* Enables students to consider and develop their practice in order to become competent practitioners
* Each chapter includes learning objectives, scenarios and case studies
* In the Vital Notes for Nurses series
From the Back Cover
Vital Notes for Nurses: Professional Development, Reflection and Decision–making explores the core strategies of reflective practice and decision–making underlying professional nursing development. Separate chapters on reflective writing, evidence–based practice, clinical supervision and portfolios demonstrate the inter–relationship between professional development and professional practice. It is aimed at both student and qualified nurses, recognising that professional development is a life–long commitment. It provides clear guidance to help practitioners think critically about their actions, work within professional boundaries, be accountable for their actions and plan for their future.