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Caring Matters Most : The Ethical Significance of Nursing (Paperback) (Ph.D. Mark Lazenby)

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Through an exploration of the ethical nature of nursing, Caring Matters Most asserts that the act of nursing itself embodies goodness. Nurses can develop this moral character in themselves by cultivating five habits: trustworthiness, imagination, beauty, space, and presence. Practicing these habits will sustain nurses as they meet the challenges of the workplace, the threat of automation, and the incivilities that arise within the nursing community. The volume concludes with thought-provoking discussion questions and exercises designed to help nurses apply concepts in the classroom or in practice. Each chapter combines highly readable explanations of moral theory with real-life examples that can guide nurses in day-to-day practice. Caring Matters Most is an ideal resource for academic or practicing nurses interested in healthcare ethics or philosophy.
Number of Pages: 150
Genre: Medical
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
Author: Ph.D. Mark Lazenby
Language: English
Street Date: February 9, 2017
TCIN: 51991024
UPC: 9780199364541
Item Number (DPCI): 248-38-9069
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